Chic Rebel

Chic-Rebel

 

I can’t believe the year is almost over, no matter how much I love the holiday season, I very much despise the cold. This year it feels as if we skipped the fall season entirely and went straight to winter. To bring back the last bit of fall before it leaves, I wanted to share a simple sunday stroll OOTD with only a glimpse of skin so that I don’t freeze to death. If I had the time (every girl’s excuse), I would definitely add a dark berry lip to this ensemble just to add an extra punch of rebel to this look. Even though the top is very grunge and biker, I tried to add a bit of city chic with a flowy, sheer blouse & some preppy pinstripe skorts & (the winter staple) knee-high black leather boots.

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I think the little bit of skin shows a smidgen of sexiness that I know every girl has and also helps to lengthen them legs! Even though I don’t have slim legs at all, this skort + skin + knee-high boots combo makes your legs look like they could go on for days. (Trust me, I’m pretty short at 5’2″ but this combo definitely helps me one step closer in achieving Kpop idol looking legs). Just make sure to tuck in that blouse into the skort to make your hip appear higher and so that blouse isn’t hanging loose and looking frumpy.

~PRODUCT DETAILS~

Black Leather Jacket – Dynamite (similar here)

Red Gingham Shirt – Forever 21 (for the girls & for the guys)

White Blouse – Forever 21 (similar here)

Grey Pinstripe Skort – Zara

Necklace – Dynamite (fave alternative)

Black Knee-high Boots – Chinese Laundry

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What other tricks do you have to pretend like you have longer legs than you actually do? Please share with us down below.

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Sporty Chic

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I don’t know about you, but dressing for the unpredictable temperature in Canada gives me quite a headache. In one day temperatures can go from 0 to 20 degrees celsius. Many people have been getting sick from this, so if you live in these PMS-ing climates, please don’t get sick, sleep plenty, drink lots of water, and eat lots of Vitamin C. When I feel like I’m about to get sick, I normally eat some Ester-C to help re-boost my immune system. (Don’t worry I’m not selling you medicated pills, they are just jam-packed with Vitamin C and other nutritious vitamins. I still wouldn’t take these everyday, only when I feel like I need to boost my immune system to fight oncoming colds.) 

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Mickey Mouse Baseball Cap: Disney
Off-White Cardigan: Zara (Old)
Forest Green T-shirt: Aerie ($10-$20)
Lace Jean Shorts: Topshop ($20 on sale) Similar here
Blue Sneaker Wedges: ShoeDazzle ($45)

Back to this Sporty Chic OOTD, I decided to make my Mickey Mouse baseball cap the main focus and used more soft, feminine clothes to match. This cardigan is warm, soft and fuzzy, what’s not to like! The off-white colour also goes well with any colour scheme and the cardi adds a layer of warmth. This cardigan from Zara has lasted though many seasons and can be paired with any outfit, business or casual. The shorts are another key element of the sporty chic look. To make an outfit more chic than sporty, pair high waisted shorts with a tie-dye pattern or lace detailing. These shorts from Topshop have both, even better! (Just don’t use shorts with spikes! ~that’s saved for Biker Chic) Any shirt can do, but if you do opt for high-waisted pants, it’s best if you full-tuck your shirt and t-shirts would be easiest as it gives a laid back look.

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Pair the outfit with this season’s array of sneaker wedges of your liking, so that you have sporty from H2T (Head-to-Toe). Accessories should be kept at a minimal so adding and belt, simple necklace, stud earrings, one ring per hand should be the max.

Psstt, if it’s just way too cold outside or you will be stuck in high powered A/C, bringing along a bomber jacket/jean jacket/hoody is highly recommended.

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All accessories from H&M

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I think sporty chic is actually one of the easiest styles to assemble. ALL YOU NEED is a baseball cap, sneaker wedges, cardigan, shorts and a tee (most of which should already abundantly be in your closest). Let me know how you would create your sporty chic look! 

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