Grey Is The New Black

I can’t even begin to tell you how many grey items I’ve bought since the beginning of this year. The piece above was one of two pieces I picked up just last week! It just feels really appropriate to don grey and black attire on a very grey day (read: most days), and stroll round all the victorian houses on my way to work. That being said, these photos were shot last Saturday, when the sun was having a desperate struggle with some very scary looking clouds. As a nod to the hint of spring we were getting, I brought out the ol’ faithfull – my Zara orange bag. Part of their collection last spring, I even did a what’s in my bag video on it – you know it’s love when that happens (video link here).

I picked up the cardigan/coat hybrid from H&M (note: if we’re talking about this as a coat, it’s a really thin coat!) and pretty much haven’t taken it off since. I saw it in Sammi’s (a.k.a Beauty Crush) recent haul and was a woman on a mission for 48 hours until I got my hands on it. I’d been looking for something like this for so long I can’t believe it was hiding in H&M. I’m also wondering how I missed it the first time I blitzed the store earlier this month?

With the grey and orange I kept the rest simple, ASOS Adverse boots, ASOS tights, Zara skort, black slouchy jumper (one of the many unidentifiable black items in my wardrobe – who know’s where that one came from) and my Topshop snood. Nothing ground breaking there…

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OUTFIT

Scarf: Topshop

Top: Unknown

Skort: Zara

Tights: ASOS

Boots: ASOS

Bag: Zara

Cardigan: H&M

Sunglasses: Market Stall on Kensington Gardens/Brighton

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Oh, and my hair? I’ve been trying out something a little different after seeing Zoe (of zoeldn.me – seriously, go have a read, she’s my favourite right now!) post about halo braids. I went for a double halo as my hair is still rather mid-length – post coming later this week!

66 Comments

  1. 25 Mar 2014 / 8:50 am

    Orange bag is a perfect choice for this black and gray mix! Love it!

    http://jeansandroses.blogspot.com/

  2. 25 Mar 2014 / 8:56 am

    Looks so fab. That pop of colour is gorgeous!

    Love from South Africa

    Arum Lilea

  3. 25 Mar 2014 / 9:13 am

    That bag is just, argh, greatness!

    I always fall for colourful bags, but i need a black one in my life asap. Sometimes too much colour is bad thing!

    Love this outfit 🙂

  4. 25 Mar 2014 / 9:24 am

    love the combination of the orange with the black and grey! definitely be trying this look!
    lizzie
    http://lillie-b.blogspot.co.uk

  5. 25 Mar 2014 / 9:31 am

    love love thee cardigan, it looks so cosy !!

    pippibee.blogspot.co.uk xx

  6. 25 Mar 2014 / 9:32 am

    Love your hair and your bag! x

    A Little Treat | Beauty & Lifestyle Blog

  7. 25 Mar 2014 / 9:37 am

    You look so lovely with that hair and makeup !
    Sara,
    http://thecrimeofashion.blogspot.fr

  8. 25 Mar 2014 / 9:39 am

    That bag is completely gorgeous! I've been in love with grey this year too 🙂 Your hairstyle here is great btw! x

  9. 25 Mar 2014 / 9:45 am

    I love your hair! xx

    BerrieBlogs| {beauty blog}

  10. 25 Mar 2014 / 9:52 am

    I love grey too, it's my way of adding ahem colour to my mostly black wardrobe! Love your hair like this!

  11. 25 Mar 2014 / 10:32 am

    I really love this whole look! Is your hair in milkmaid braids with just a few pieces down at the front? It looks lovely! x

  12. 25 Mar 2014 / 10:45 am

    grey is the best color! dominant color in my closet as well. and i love the braids, they're so cute!
    xo, cheyenne

  13. 25 Mar 2014 / 10:49 am

    Loving the grey and pop of color! Your hair is amazing <3

    xo,
    Carmen
    thefashionreformation.com

  14. 25 Mar 2014 / 10:54 am

    Nice look. I love orange!
    What is the lipstick on you? It looks gorgeous!
    x

  15. 25 Mar 2014 / 11:11 am

    Gorgeous, love your hair, I wish I could do this it looks so chic 🙂
    xxx Claire
    thttp://wwwclairabelle.blogspot.co.uk/

  16. 25 Mar 2014 / 11:31 am

    The hair, the makeup, the outfit…I love it all! You should do more outfit posts like this!

    Kisses from Buenos Aires!!
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  17. 25 Mar 2014 / 11:47 am

    I love the bag from ZARA, amazing color!! Very nice combination with lipstick.:-)

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  18. 25 Mar 2014 / 11:53 am

    What is this lipstick? It's amazing!! x

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  19. 25 Mar 2014 / 12:20 pm

    your hair looks absolutely gorgeous! I really love the whole Halo-band look 🙂

    Tabitha Beckett – tabithacourtney.blogspot.co.uk xx

  20. 25 Mar 2014 / 12:57 pm

    You look gorgeous! The lipstick goes perfectly with the bag. And I love your hair! Xx Alessia

  21. 25 Mar 2014 / 1:03 pm

    I love the outfit, but what really caught my eye was your beautiful hairstyle!
    And that lipsticks looks amazing on you.
    Have an amazing day 🙂
    http://sheseeksvictoria.wordpress.com

  22. 25 Mar 2014 / 1:05 pm

    Love the bag! 🙂

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  23. 25 Mar 2014 / 1:23 pm

    Love love love this look/hair! I like how you've made the halo braids more messy and casual 🙂

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  24. 25 Mar 2014 / 1:49 pm

    I think adding grey is a friendly alternative to an all black outfit. But I do like the pops of color in your lipstick and bag. But that coatigan looks lovely!

    x
    Kat // bespectacled

  25. 25 Mar 2014 / 1:54 pm

    love the orange pop of colors!

    xx

  26. 25 Mar 2014 / 2:50 pm

    This entire outfit is spot on! Lately I've also been loving grays–especially the deeper, charcoal shades and I love how you added a pop of color with the bag!
    Amber
    Lovely Notions

  27. 25 Mar 2014 / 2:56 pm

    That bag adds such a wonderful pop of color to the outfit!

    Madeline | Ring-a-Round a Rosey | Bloglovin’

  28. 25 Mar 2014 / 3:27 pm

    Love the grey with the orange bag, it looks gorgeous! x

    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD

    P.S. I don't want to be spammy, but I have a YSL Lipstick Giveaway on my blog at the moment!

  29. 25 Mar 2014 / 4:05 pm

    your hair is gorgeous here, looking forward to reading that post! 🙂

    http://ciarapocket.blogspot.ie x

  30. 25 Mar 2014 / 4:16 pm

    Love those dark colours with the bright bag!!
    L x
    Http://workingmumy.blogspot.com

  31. 25 Mar 2014 / 4:27 pm

    l love your hair and outfit! So pretty xx

    ellenunderwater.blogspot.co.uk

  32. 25 Mar 2014 / 4:34 pm

    This is outfit looks great on you, love the pop of colour! x

    http://moiraparton.blogspot.co.uk/

  33. 25 Mar 2014 / 4:53 pm

    Hair tutorial please!

    xx Alyson
    http://www.beauty-vanity.com

  34. 25 Mar 2014 / 5:05 pm

    The splash of orange makes this perfect!

    Liz, Blog | Store x

  35. 25 Mar 2014 / 5:07 pm

    This is TOTALLY something I would wear myself. Soooo classy! And your hair.. gorgeous x

    WOMANOUK (beauty & drawings)

  36. 25 Mar 2014 / 5:17 pm

    I love the Zara and your hair looks lovely! x

    http://eliseilou.blogspot.co.uk

  37. 25 Mar 2014 / 6:55 pm

    Really want one of the Zara skirts so badly, also I love the halo braids but my hairs like a centimetre too short to reach.
    CatrinTeleri

  38. 25 Mar 2014 / 7:10 pm

    This hairstyle is so beautiful! x
    www.rawvogue.com

  39. 25 Mar 2014 / 7:42 pm

    Love the cardigan come coat, couldn't find one in my H&M though!

    Victoria | SocialVix

  40. 25 Mar 2014 / 7:49 pm

    literally love everything, you look beautiful!

    Lauren| thatgirlcalledlauren.blogspot.co.uk

  41. 25 Mar 2014 / 8:06 pm

    Everything about this outfit is perfect, it's casual but the bag and the hair make it look super feminine at the same time. Love it!

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  42. 25 Mar 2014 / 8:07 pm

    the bag is soooo amaazing! love the bright orange 🙂

  43. 25 Mar 2014 / 8:17 pm

    What lipstick? Need this in my life! x

  44. 25 Mar 2014 / 8:53 pm

    I'm not a black kinda girl but love grey! Love the sunglasses and card 🙂
    Sarah
    www.daisychainsanddreamers.wordpress.com

  45. 25 Mar 2014 / 8:57 pm

    Gorgeous outfit, your hair is beautiful

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  46. 25 Mar 2014 / 9:01 pm

    LOVE your sunnies! You look wonderful!

    Shaun Nolan // Shaunyland

  47. 25 Mar 2014 / 9:23 pm

    Love the outfit but the hair is amazing! Fabulous all round x

  48. 25 Mar 2014 / 9:27 pm

    I have died and gone to heave grey and orange, my absolute favourite, this is perfection!! i will wear an orange lip tomorrow with a grey dress, yes yeees!!

    http://lucymakesup.com

  49. 26 Mar 2014 / 3:09 am

    Grey is definitely a great substitute for black. The touch of orange definitely completes the outfit =)

  50. 26 Mar 2014 / 10:37 am

    Suzi you are so gorgeous! I am in love with the orange bag and zip, it really compliments the outfit and makes a statement!
    Molly x

    http://violetsandaisy.blogspot.com.au

  51. 26 Mar 2014 / 1:10 pm

    Can you post a link for the hm cardigan? Or give the price? I want it now!! X

  52. 27 Mar 2014 / 1:57 am

    love the braid and lips
    xx
    daniella
    simplybeautifulelegant.blogspot.com

  53. 27 Mar 2014 / 11:00 am

    Love the hair do lady! And the outfit, obvs:)

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  54. Raffaela
    02 Apr 2014 / 9:16 am

    Love your hair and the outfit. I want that bag!
    I discovered your blog and youtube a few days ago and you're already one of my favourite bloggers!

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