Tailoring the Autumn/Winter 2014 Way..

9.08.2014

Style Theory: Tailoring was featured heavily on the A/W14 catwalks. Suits in fluid fabrics, tailored trousers and jackets dressed down with black/grey t-shirts or cashmere jumpers. This season, it is all about mixing tailoring with casual to create a laidback but sophisticated look...
SS15
Here are a few ideas how work the tailored look:
Tomato red is a huge colour this season, throw a tailored coat over your shoulders when wearing a dress for a structured look.
Trousers look great with a simple white tee 
Adore this Zara jumpsuit, works just as well with heels as it does with converse.
A white blazer, a tailored, timeless classic.
A smart jacket looks great with leather shorts or skirt.
Just adore everything about this J Crew look, the shorts, the jacket, the jumper..perfection.
So elegant with a white blouse.
All images above via Pinterest
Now for the best on the high street:

Asos Peg Leg Trousers now £21
These are the trousers I am wearing below as recommended by Alex from The Frugality, she wears them beautifully dressed down with trainers or sliders, adds a cool edge. They do come up large so size down.
Mango Soft Tailored Jogger £34.99
I have been looking for a tailored jogger that I can wear with heels, these Mango ones look perfect, wear with statement heels in the evening and a grey t and tailored black jacket, comfort and style!
Asos Cigarette Trousers in Crepe £28
Cigarette trousers always look sophisticated and these are crepe so would hang well and such a good price.
J Crew Collection Wool Shorts £138
Adore, adore these shorts.....
Zara Fitted Blazer with Pleated Sleeves £69.99
Zara Blazer with gathered sleeves £49.99
These Zara blazers are great basics, wear with boyfriend jeans, a breton top and heels for a laid back going out look.
Topshop PU Asymmetric Skort £36
These skorts would look great with a long camel coat, black tee and flat pointed shoes.
Zara Trousers £29.99
Zara Epaulette Top £39.99
These tailored trousers and top really caught my eye in Zara, the colour is beautiful and a with a pair of nude pointed courts create a very 'put together' outfit.
Zara Button Jumpsuit £79.99
Me trying on the jumpsuit, love but will have to wait until next month to buy fingers crossed it doesn't sell out!
My Style:
Having lived in jeans for the past 7 years it is so nice to get back into trousers, they are surprisingly comfortable in comparison to my normal thigh-squeezing skinnies and can be dressed down so easily. This is a dressed up look, I be wearing these trousers dressed down for the schoolrun, follow me on Instagram @schoolrunmum for daily outfit ideas....


Blue Coat: M&S
Trousers: Asos
Shoes: Zara
Jumper: Cos
Sunglesses: Mango
I am officially converted to a slightly more tailored look, not sure how long it will last before I am back to my sloppy best! Are you swapping your weekend jeans for trousers?

As always I would love to hear your thoughts and comments, until next time, Frances xx

19 comments:

  1. Those Mango joggers look interesting, I have the Baukjen summer joggers but, while I like them, something around the waist band makes them less structured than these. Tempted to try these ones as like the sleekness (agh,no more shopping!!).

    ReplyDelete
  2. Thanks so much Frances I've been looking for a pair of tailored black trousers so will try the ASOS loving this look, ready to give the jeans a rest.
    Sue
    Bestfriendstyle

    ReplyDelete
  3. I'm awaiting a Me&Em delivery that has cigarette pants. I've tried sooo many pairs on that I'm running out of options. Cross fingers the ones on order will work for me. Those ASOS ones look fab xx

    ReplyDelete
  4. Loving the Asos cigarette pants - probably my favourite style of trouser. You look lovely as always x

    ReplyDelete
  5. Hearing so many good things about the Asos pants ...... need a new pair....emmm. Loving you in that blue coat and the tailoring, great look!!! x

    ReplyDelete
  6. I must admit I never wear trousers any more, just chino's at a push. You look fab in yours xx

    ReplyDelete
  7. REALLY need flared jeans - I don't have any and I WANT some.
    I love a tailored look but I just don't do it - I should, it looks good

    ReplyDelete

  8. Good Information and is very useful. Tutuapp

    ReplyDelete
  9. Exercise Bikes change rather drastically in cost and spec – beginning from as ... furthermore, will be a lot lighter in weight – which however reasonable Exercise Bikes For Home

    ReplyDelete
  10. Go for the K.O.! Make Your Opponent See Stars! Hello Kid, you think you have the stuff to achieve the best and turned into the following extraordinary Boxing Star APK

    ReplyDelete
  11. Simple & Easy Mehndi Designs in 2019. Browse 500+ latest mehndi designs by top mehndi designers and wear on your big day.

    ReplyDelete
  12. GBWhatsApp isn't yet discharged for iOS which implies GBWhatsApp isn't accessible for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
    https://gbwhatsapp.vip/
    gbwhatsapp
    gbwhatsapp download
    gbwhatsapp apk

    ReplyDelete
  13. TutuApp APK iOS Free Download Latest Version 2019 Best Version Free! here And Also more...
    TutuApp iOS
    Spotify Premium Free
    TutuApp Lite

    ReplyDelete