Outfit: Minted

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Shirt: Uniqlo*
Skirt: River Island
Boots: Ebay
Cross Necklace: Topshop
Triangle Necklace: Ginger Pickle
Lipstick: Rimmel Apocalips in Stellar

I’m not usually one for pastel colours, but when I spotted this beautiful mint shirt from Uniqlo I couldn’t resist. This shirt doesn’t really look like anything special in these photos (I swear, my outfit photos are getting worse not better, WHYYYY), but in real life it’s just about perfect. It sits nicely, it’s a bit drapey without being too oversized, it looks great with casual, dressed up or work outfits and it’s super soft and comfy. The only downsides are that it creases pretty easily and it needs to be handwashed – but it is 100% silk so that’s understandable! Unfortunately this mint colour seems to be sold out online at the moment, but they have plenty of other autumny shades too. I love the deep pink, forest green and navy blue shades, plus I think I may have to treat myself to the black version as I (shockingly!) don’t actually own any black shirts.

I’ve paired my Uniqlo shirt with a studded bodycon skirt from River Island. I got this in the sale a few years ago for only £5, bargain! I love that the studs make it a bit more interesting than a plain black skirt, but it can still look fairly casual if worn with a tshirt or jumper. My shoes are also studded – this is obviously one trend that I have wholeheartedly embraced. I bought these boots from Ebay around this time last year and expected to wear them a couple of times and then forget about them, but they’ve actually been so useful. They’re the perfect “inbetween” shoes, not too dressy if I want to wear them during the day, but still nice enough that I can wear them for a night out too. Definitely £20 well spent.

This necklace from Ginger Pickle is one of my favourite necklaces of ALL TIME. (Please tell me you have a top 5 necklaces list too? Sadly my number 1 recently got shut in a window and snapped, devastating). I love that it’s really dainty but kind of statement at the same time, and whenever I wear it I often get people asking me where I got it from. Sadly my Topshop cross necklace is in a bit of a sorry state, it has been well loved and is now looking a bit more brown than silver.

I don’t notice so much when I’m wearing dark colours, but with this mint shirt on it’s so obvious how RUBBISH my hair is at the moment. It’s at that super annoying inbetween length and I can’t decide whether to get it cut short or just wait it out and have long hair again. Either way, I’m not sure how much longer I can put up with it for arrrrghh. My fringe is shocking at the moment too, have to fight the urge to get the scissors out every. single. morning.

Gillian x

Gillian

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.

14 Comments

  • Emily says:

    This is such a pretty outfit! Love your shoes as well.

    Beauty and Lifestyle Blog

    xx

  • Sophie says:

    Ah mint looks gorgeous on you! I've ben eyeing up these shirts!
    Sophie
    x

  • Stephanie says:

    Lovely outfit, especially love the necklace! So gorgeous x

  • Angelica P says:

    I actually liked your hair! Before I read your post I was like "her hair and make up is so pretty" and I still think so even if you don't 🙂 Also, I'm a big Uniqlo fan! People never seem to mention their clothes very often though xx

    Angelica [One Little Vice]

  • This is so pretty. I also LOVE your lipstick. Just perfect!

  • Louisejoyb says:

    Love that studded bodycon skirt, what a bargain find too! Pastel colours are just the prettiest aren't they? x

    The Little Things

  • RCagz says:

    Am in love with this whole outfit, the mint colour is fab! xoxo

  • Lauren Kerr says:

    Love the mint shirt chick

    Lauren
    livinginaboxx

  • Dilan Dilir says:

    so beautiful! love your look 🙂

  • Alana Mullen says:

    Looking good Gillian! I love the boots!

    Alana Gets Healthy

  • Katyclysm says:

    Mints is a lovely shade on you! nice outfit too 🙂 x

  • P says:

    I DO have a top five necklaces list actually (and I LOVE that necklace btw!).You may have actually inspired me to do a blog post on that actual subject at some point soon. 😉 I really like your outfit.

  • Maria Fallon says:

    This shirt is so pretty, I really love the colour!

    Maria xxx

  • Holly Sutton says:

    I love this outfit, especially your shoes! The shirt looks like it will go with all sorts of different items and really suits you 🙂

    Holly xx

    http://abranchofholly.blogspot.co.uk/

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