Outfit: Coral

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Blouse: Primark
Tunic (underneath): H&M
Leggings: New Look
Necklace: Dorothy Perkins
Ring: H&M
Shoes: New Look

I think I must be getting lazy in my old age (who am I kidding, I have ALWAYS been lazy) but the less effort I have to put in to getting ready for a night out, the better. Lots of people seem to say getting ready is the best part of a night out, but I’d have to disagree; I’d rather lounge on the sofa in my pyjamas, with a drink in hand, until 10 minutes before the taxi arrives. This is my favourite outfit of the moment for precisely that reason. What could be easier than throwing on leggings and a slouchy top? The addition of some gold jewellery and heels make it perfect for night time, but it’s not overly fancy so would also be great for going out for dinner or to the pub.

I also love the bright coral colour of this chiffon blouse from Primark as it helps to steer me away from my bad habit of always wearing head to toe black. I wear it on top of a plain black vest top from H&M as the material is slightly see through. This vest top is probably the best £5 I’ve ever spent, I wear it literally all the time. It’s just like a basic stretchy vest top, but is a bit longer than usual so is great for wearing with leggings. I can’t see it on the H&M website just now, but I think it was part of their basic range so hopefully it should stick around for a while. Think I’ll go back and buy a couple more just in case though!

Do you like getting ready or would you rather just point at yourself in the mirror and be done, Sabrina style?

Gillian x


Freelance social media and digital marketing consultant with a penchant for writing blog posts, drinking sickly sweet cocktails and exploring the cobbled streets of Edinburgh.


  • annikaherz says:

    simple but very beautiful outfit!

  • Haha I don't like taking ages to get ready either= lazy! Love this bright top, and your hair looks amazing! xx

  • Lisa says:

    Simple but striking! Your skin looks so flawless as well xx

  • I love the top – I have the same habit of wearing all black, all the time! The ring is gorgeous too but unfortunately I can't wear any costume jewelry 🙁

  • Katy says:

    Love this outfit. I like getting ready for a night out, but I don't spend ages doing it! x
    Sirens and Bells

  • Charlotte says:

    you look beautiful! and love the colour of your top

    – ordaining serendipity

  • danielleyc says:

    On the odd occasion I love spending ages getting ready, but now when I go out I don't intend on it being a huge night out like when I was younger so I just go a bit more casual and sit round in my dressing gown with a drink! 🙂

    Love the blouse 🙂

    http://www.danielleyc.com/ xx

  • Frances says:

    I'm one of those people who says I like getting ready the most, but really what I mean is I like pre-drinking and chatting AFTER I've done the actual getting-dressed hair-faffing thing… finding a great outfit like yours that I can throw on and look fab is my ideal! Loving the shoes especially, I'm really into black wedges at the moment.

    Frances XX http://kisskissdahling.blogspot.co.uk

  • Hayley says:

    The colour suits you so well, I hate getting ready! x

  • Michelle says:

    I'm obsessed with shirts and leggings/trousers at the moment, I'm even considering buying a pricey pair from The Row, hahah! You look lovely Gillian, the coral works so well with gold accessories! (:

  • VIPXO says:

    You're gorgeous! xo


  • Rachael says:

    I love that colour. I hate getting ready – the quicker the better in my book.

  • For me it really depends on my mood but somedays I don't have patience at all to get ready!
    You're beautiful Gillian xx

  • Gem says:

    I always get stressed out and get ready too early then hang around waiting for my mates. Love the bright colour of your top xx

  • Emily Bear says:

    love the ring. LOVE!

  • Love this top! The colour looks really nice on you ! 🙂 xxx

  • Alethia says:

    Love this outfit!!!! 🙂

  • Vanessa says:

    Hair envy!

    Love that coral colour on you. I need to try experimenting with different colours as well!


  • Sarah says:

    I think it ttly depends on what mood I'm in. Some nights I'll have a long bath, shave my legs, paint my nails, do my make up all whilst sipping on a beverage and listening to some CHOONS. Some nights I'll sit in front of the mirror with 30mins before the taxi comes. Nevertheless…love this outfit! x

  • That blouse is stunning on you. And your hair! Lovely. I don't know what a night out is anymore, so I'm jealous all round. x

  • Caroline says:

    I'm terrible with getting ready for a night out, I always sit about for too long beforehand and end up on being on the last minute or running late! I love the colour of the blouse! Hope you have a fun night 🙂

    Caroline x
    Caroline's Catwalk

  • Love the colour of that top with the gold jewellery!

  • Jenn says:

    Gillian, you look gorgeous! The colour of the blouse looks amazing on you, lovely wedges too! xxx

  • Maria Fallon says:

    You look lovely, I love the coral with the gold!

    Maria xxx

  • Sophie says:

    You look gorgeous and I love the shoes


  • Natasha says:

    This colour really suits you! Very pretty 🙂 x

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