The Style Post: Grey Knits and New Boots

I’m all about the budget buys at the moment when it comes to what I’m wearing, it’s been difficult weening myself away from Cos and Urban Outfitters and on to something a little lighter on the purse, but I like to see it as a challenge – the prize? Being warm AND able to afford Christmas presents. Oh joy.

Lets start on the snuggly bit – Missguided are bringing it when it comes to jumpers at the moment. The charcoal grey knit above was one of three I ordered and fell in love with. It’s not too heavy, which makes it easy to layer, but also works well on it’s own with a slight autumnal chill. It also complements a leather skirt perfectly – which brings me on to my leather skirt. Another Missguided purchase. It rides up something awful when you’re trying to make a speedy dash to work in the morning, so don’t try getting anywhere in a hurry wearing this, but it is bloody beautiful and if memory serves me right it cost less than £15. Barg.

The last payday purchase, but by no means least were my (first pair of) winter boots from New Look, I snapped these up as they bare a little resemblance to the Acne/Whistles/Office boots that are doing the round this winter. But obviously for a tiny fraction of the price. They’re a little higher than my everyday heel, but despite the hight they’re surprisingly comfortable and I’ve been slipping into these on a daily basis over my second pair of (lower heeled) boots from New Look. Yes, I did go nuts in New Look and Missguided. Keep your eyes peeled for a haul this weekend!

To wrap it all up I threw on my Primark biker coat. I may look a little bit like a child goth in it but it’s perfect for the current chill that’s currently whistling through Brighton. It’s safe to say winter is well and truly creeping in – prepare yourselves for the reappearance of the (faux) fur coat ladies…

62 Comments

  1. 06 Nov 2013 / 9:34 am

    Looks really nice. I already have a leather skirt however mine's a little longer than yours, which looks beautiful! I really want it.

    www.thebravestindividual.blogspot.co.uk

  2. 06 Nov 2013 / 9:42 am

    such a great casual look, I adore a grey and black colour combination!

  3. 06 Nov 2013 / 9:44 am

    polished yet sexy look, love it!

    hanh x

    http://hanhabelle.blogspot.co.uk/

  4. 06 Nov 2013 / 10:07 am

    You are so beautiful lady, loving the skirt! xx

  5. 06 Nov 2013 / 10:22 am

    I love this outfit! I've never bought anything from miss guided before, but that jumper looks so cosy! I've found some real gems in h&m recently x

    www.crazylins.com

  6. 06 Nov 2013 / 10:25 am

    I love this look! Especially the little socks peeking out from the boots.. Kinda tempted to purchase everything you're wearing here.. 🙂 x

    Rachael | overdosedemaquillage.blogspot.com ♥

  7. 06 Nov 2013 / 10:41 am

    Oh you lovely little one, I like this coat a lot, I might have to copy you xx

  8. 06 Nov 2013 / 10:47 am

    love the look
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  9. 06 Nov 2013 / 10:56 am

    I love this entire outfit! I'm going to have a look at those boots and I am definitely going to find that Primark jacket! It's gorgeous! Thanks for sharing xo

    Shabby Chic and Tea♥

  10. 06 Nov 2013 / 10:58 am

    Can't believe how much of a bargain this who outfit is!! It looks so cosy and warm but super stylish at the same time! You always look amazing
    xxx

    www.salted-roses.blogspot.com

  11. 06 Nov 2013 / 11:07 am

    I adore the knit of the jumper and the colour and then I love the jacket as well! Wow I just love it all! x

    Lauren | What Lauren Says

  12. 06 Nov 2013 / 11:47 am

    The skirt is so lovely ! Nice look !
    Sara,
    http://thecrimeofashion.blogspot.fr

  13. 06 Nov 2013 / 12:18 pm

    lovely outfit as always and a great way to incorporate a leather skirt into an everyday look! X

    http://native-feathers.blogspot.ie/

  14. 06 Nov 2013 / 12:24 pm

    Your boots are gorgeous! I might have to treat myself to them. You can never have too many boots :)xo

    http://901lovely.blogspot.co.uk/

  15. 06 Nov 2013 / 12:24 pm

    Oooo those look like the perfect winter boots!
    Sophie
    x

  16. 06 Nov 2013 / 12:35 pm

    I absolutelty love this outfit. I have a similar coat from Tesco which I was in a quandry over whether to keep…I def will now xxx

  17. 06 Nov 2013 / 12:47 pm

    The jumper looks super cosy and such reasonable priced too, love the coat too. xxx

    SparklySJ
    http://sparklysj.blogspot.co.uk/

  18. 06 Nov 2013 / 12:50 pm

    Love the skirt – I really like leather style into a more casual every day outfit! x

    amuchprettierpuzzle.blogspot.com

  19. 06 Nov 2013 / 1:07 pm

    Me encanta el abrigo, es sencillo pero muy bonito.

    Kyllie | Make Up Fragrances

  20. 06 Nov 2013 / 1:34 pm

    your style is so nice! and you're so pretty xx

    a-little-treat.blogspot.co.uk

  21. 06 Nov 2013 / 1:38 pm

    Love those boots! Wish we had New Look in the US 🙁

    xx Caroline
    coffeeandcaroline.blogspot.com

  22. 06 Nov 2013 / 1:41 pm

    love that jumper! it looks really pretty on you two¬
    smozzy
    xxx
    http://ameadowfullofdaisies.blogspot.co.uk/

  23. 06 Nov 2013 / 1:50 pm

    Love your boots and the skirt! ♥

  24. 06 Nov 2013 / 2:15 pm

    This is such a gorgeous outfit ! I love the leather skirt with the sweater !

    Madeline | Its a Mads Mads World

  25. 06 Nov 2013 / 3:13 pm

    I love misguided for jumpers too, I have several from there. So inexpensive! Surprised the coat is from Primark, it's gorgeous.
    Hannah | twoforjoy | xo

  26. 06 Nov 2013 / 3:13 pm

    Adore this style, cozy and chic! Those socks add a nice little touch to the outfit! <3

    Yolennie
    www.lavenderfedora.blogspot.com

  27. 06 Nov 2013 / 3:22 pm

    Looks great! Do you happen to have a link to the jumper from Missguided?

  28. 06 Nov 2013 / 4:24 pm

    I love this outfit Suzie! That skirt is gorgeous! I am so in love with MissGuided and New Look at the moment, they both have such gorgeous collections for winter! 🙂 x Laura

  29. 06 Nov 2013 / 4:32 pm

    I love the simplicity of this, and your boots are gorgeous! You look stunning, the mix of textures is perfect for fall xo

  30. 06 Nov 2013 / 4:32 pm

    Oh wow I love that skirt and the jumper, I love Missguided so much!

    Sophierosehearts x

  31. 06 Nov 2013 / 4:43 pm

    Adore those boots! Might have to pop into new look soon!

    www.emandthem.co.uk

  32. 06 Nov 2013 / 5:15 pm

    Love this outfit! I just bought a leather skirt too because it (and this outfit) reminds me of MIC and Lucy Watson.
    catrinteleri.blogspot.co.uk

  33. 06 Nov 2013 / 5:19 pm

    I love the miss guided jumper and the little socks with the boots. I have been loving my little frilly socks at the moment.

    P.xx
    greywalls94.blogspot.co.uk

  34. 06 Nov 2013 / 5:31 pm

    Don't tell me to leave my Urban outfitters! I bought a sale jumper from Uo the other day for £20, but it was the only nice one under £50 that they had in stock, so I'm definitely going to have to check out missguided!

    Topshop giveaway on my blog!
    ellaboobeauty.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/giveaway-topshop-makeup-worth-27.html

  35. 06 Nov 2013 / 5:46 pm

    Love this! I've recently just purchased a leather skirt too after being on the hunt for ages. I got mine from H&M and it was also only £15 – the riding up thing is a problem for me too however.

    Going to get myself to Primark to try and snag that coat!

    Brittany x

  36. 06 Nov 2013 / 6:06 pm

    love this look!

    http://pomegranateandcoffee.blogspot.co.uk

  37. 06 Nov 2013 / 6:10 pm

    Child goth works on you!

    http://talisatalksbeauty.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/illamaqua-cameo.html

  38. 06 Nov 2013 / 6:13 pm

    I love your jumper. I always buy my winter boots from New Look because I love the fit of them.
    Hayley
    Water Painted Dreams xxx

  39. 06 Nov 2013 / 6:28 pm

    I love the leather skirt and jumper together, looks so effortless yet so classy 🙂
    x Astrid | http://petitmocha.blogspot.be/

  40. 06 Nov 2013 / 6:29 pm

    Beautiful outfit, I love the mixture of the leather and the knit! x

    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD 

  41. 06 Nov 2013 / 6:57 pm

    love this jumper! looks so comfy
    love how you mixed it x

  42. 06 Nov 2013 / 7:14 pm

    I wish I could wear monochrome as stylishly as you do! <3

  43. 06 Nov 2013 / 9:00 pm

    Your style is so amazing, I'm in love with that coat 🙂 ♥

    http://abeautyromancee.blogspot.co.uk/
    http://abeautyromancee.blogspot.co.uk/

  44. 06 Nov 2013 / 10:49 pm

    I adore that sweater, and those boots are pretty amazing too!

    mana
    Fashion and Happy Things

  45. 07 Nov 2013 / 4:05 am

    I love the leather skirt so cute!!!

    Erin and Katherine Talk Beauty

  46. 07 Nov 2013 / 3:18 pm

    I love your style

    AmeliaRose | Beauty Blogger

  47. 07 Nov 2013 / 5:30 pm

    So pretty ! I'm in love with your blog and youtube channel !!
    lots of love from France

  48. 07 Nov 2013 / 7:35 pm

    LOVE the boots, have been looking for a pair like that myself 🙂 x

    Ella | www.towanderandtoroam.blogspot.com 

  49. 07 Nov 2013 / 8:40 pm

    ComplEment, not compliment. To compliment is to say something nice, your jumper is not saying nice things to your skirt. Complement is to go well with something.

  50. 07 Nov 2013 / 8:58 pm

    Might have to start checking out Missguided more!

    www.infatuationrw.co.uk

  51. 07 Nov 2013 / 9:47 pm

    Gorgeous outfit, love the jumper especially. Your make-up looks so pretty here too!

    beautybyeimear.blogspot.ie

  52. 08 Nov 2013 / 2:13 am

    I'm a bit obsessed with this outfit. Everything from the sweater to the boots and frilly socks are perfect! You also made that short leather skirt look unbelievably chic! Thanks for the fall time fashion inspiration!
    Amber
    Lovely Notions

  53. 08 Nov 2013 / 3:24 pm

    Absolutely love this outfit 🙂 I get what you mean about leather skirts riding up, but this still looks great, the whole outfit looks lovely together x

  54. 08 Nov 2013 / 4:04 pm

    love this outfit, and your shoes – gorgeous xx

    Martyna | NEON MIZZLE

  55. 12 Nov 2013 / 12:41 pm

    You look stunning dear….your black high heel shoes looks great….XOXO

  56. 14 Nov 2013 / 12:34 pm

    That black Suede Shoes ..loved it !!

  57. 15 Nov 2013 / 10:07 am

    great shoes..you must be having nice sandals for girls collection na… !!:)

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