Outfit: Studded

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Jumper: H&M
Skirt: River Island
Boots: Ebay
Necklace: Ginger Pickle

Ah you’ve got to love a good studded outfit, I feel like such a ~blogger~ in this! I bought the boots recently from Ebay and I’m a little bit in love with them. They seem pretty sturdy and the heel isn’t too high, so they’re great for daytime but also dressy enough for dinner or the pub in the evening. They’re quite similar to the Topshop ones everyone was going crazy for last year, but they’re significantly cheaper and – dare I say it – a bit nicer because of the studs.

I paired the boots with a studded bodycon skirt from River Island, which I got in the sale a couple of years ago for about £5. Black bodycon skirts are a wardrobe staple for pretty much everyone, so this was definitely money well spent! It’s great for nights out, but also looks good with oversized jumpers to casual it down (opposite of dress it up?) a bit. I bought this jumper a feew weeks ago from H&M and I’ve worn it so much since the weather has started to get colder. It’s a perfect deep burgundy shade for autumn and is quite a lightweight knit so it’s great for layering. Unfortunately this colour seems to be sold out online at the moment, but it comes in quite a few different colours. I’m sure I spotted a black one and a plain grey one in store too, so I might have to go back and get a couple more!

And last but not least is my new necklace from Ginger Pickle. I ordered this a couple of months ago and have been wearing it so much, but I’m only just getting round to posting an outfit with it! Lots of the jewellery in the Ginger Pickle shop is handmade by Jade herself (she also has a lovely blog here), and the shop also stocks jewellery, stationery, homewares, and other lovely things from lots of small British designers. I absolutely love this necklace, even though it’s made of metal it’s quite light and dainty. I’ll definitely be ordering some more things from Ginger Pickle when I fancy treating myself, and it would be perfect if you’re stuck for birthday or Christmas gift ideas!

Are you loving the studs trend?

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.


  • That outfit is Gorgeous! I love the studded skirt the most, can't believe you only got it for £5!
    IMO, it's the perfect Casual It Down outfit! 😉

  • Abigail says:

    You look really beautiful! Love the colour of the jumper and absolutely adore the boots <3

    http://drowsyhearts.blogspot.co.uk Xx

  • Chelseyxlou says:

    Absolutely love those boots! Got those in my favourites now for a possible pay day purchase! Great outfit xo

  • Fernanda says:

    You're so cute, I really enjoy reading your posts! I love this outfit, I specially like the colour of the jumper, I think it's very elegant! xx


  • Loveee – I've bookmarked those boots to buy on payday! xo

  • Marta says:

    Love this outfit! You are stunning :)xx

  • Gem says:

    love those boots, daisy street have some great studded ones and topshop like one for about £30

  • Stylin' says:

    Stunning, love the studs!

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  • Cute! Love the studded look!

  • Gabriele says:

    love the burgundy jumper and in love with your boots!


  • sam. says:

    This outfit is amazing, and I have some serious love for your shoes! I can't believe you found them on eBay!
    Sam xxx


  • Rosie says:

    Ha, I love that jumper and own it in the same colour myself! I wear it to work often, where my chilly office makes it perfect for layering over skinny thermal tops, topped off with my big blanket scarf knotted around my neck! Think it puts people off coming too, given that I can barely be seen over great towers of knitwear..!

  • I love this! The skirt is gorgeous, as are the boots and necklace. Love when you out an outfit on and have a total 'I am a blogger' moment, makes me feel like I'm doing something right and being very cutting edge :L

  • Helen says:

    Ooh those boots are lovely. Great ebay find!

  • Eloise says:

    I'm in love with them too! They're GORGEOUS
    Onto the wishlist they go….


  • Michelle says:

    Awh you look so lovely Gillian! The colour of your jumper is so perfect, especially paired with studs everywhere. (: Definitely need to get my hands on some oxblood/burgundy this season. xx

  • ooOoooh those boots are in fact amazing! Love the jumper too! I'm loving studs, always will I think! x

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  • Maria Fallon says:

    Love this outfit, the jumper is lovely and I love those boots!

    Maria xxx

  • loving the boots and the skirt !! xx

  • Lauren says:

    I love this outfit, especially the boots. I'm a sucker for anything studded! xx

  • HELen says:

    Stunning outfit.. I've been looking for a pair of boots like that for aaaages! Thanks for the heads up!



  • Jaz xo says:

    You look amazing! Need those boots xo

  • beewaits says:

    Super cute necklace, also pretty sure I am after those boots now. x

  • Summer says:

    LOVE your outfit, the skirt and the boots go together so well. Totally something I would wear. I love your blog, I'm following. And so excited to watch your videos as well 🙂 x

  • The boots is the sex!xx

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