Tuesday 25 October 2016

Classic Levi 501's

In my opinion, there’s no such thing as spring in Australia. Summer in the UK reaches around 25 degree days which means at the blink of an eye everyone is in good spirits socialising in the local beer garden rolling up the tees eager to get that arm tan. This is the temperature we have jumped to in Sydney the past few weeks (minus the tan-o-rexic applause). The seasons change so quickly I can’t sort out my wardrobe fast enough. Denim shorts are now on my mind, but not quite ready to bare all at the sight of a few sun rays.

The rule of ‘balancing your look’ is definitely my go to when the temperatures rise. When wearing denim shorts, I’m happy to style with a long sleeve blouse or lightweight knit. This kind of transeasonal dressing I am comfortable with, but when the temperatures really soar you might find me wondering how to style such minimal items of clothing.  I warn you now! 

When it’s time to bare your legs, you can’t go wrong with a classic pair of 501’s denim. Today I have paired with a feminine polka dot blouse (yes, it’s one size bigger for that slouchy feel). Polka dots are timeless and reminiscing back to my teenage years I was fascinated with this print. Maybe that’s why I still love in my thirties! The detailing on my bag and pendant are quite prominent, hence opting out of a belt. The outfit would have looked ‘too’ polished. In saying that, building your belt collection is probably not a bad idea at the moment. If I could choose an ‘accessory of the season’ it would have to be the Gucci belt which comes in a variety of colours and sizes. When styling your denim shorts with a white tee, this could be the perfect time to add a belt to lift the look from being overly basic. 

Slipper style shoes have been my go to these last couple of months and can’t see that ending anytime soon. My boyfriend hates them (all pairs) but I love the casual vibes they give off and this kind of style works well with my denim and slouchy tailored options. 

Most of todays look is from revolve.com and they are currently offering 20% off site wide until the 27th October inclusive of free shipping with code “AUEXPRESS

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Photography by my love, Chris. Edit by myself


  1. Yes that belt is the hit of the season! I would love one, it just elevates the basics so well. Still love that Frame one too!
    These are just beautiful photos Helen. Hoping that you are well.
    xx Jenelle

  2. Awww i absolutely love this outfit for spring. It's so chic yet clean and casual.
    You llok perfect dear. And yes you can never go wrong with a pair of 501's.
    Enjoy your weekend.

  3. Great way to create your own style statement...Loved it :) angel earrings is gonna add more sparkling look to your style with this outfit.


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