Friday, 12 June 2015

Date night denim...

This post contains jeans that were sent for review

When House of Fraser got in touch to see if I was interested in styling some of their jeans, I jumped at the chance. I have been looking for a replacement pair for these leather look trousers for a while so thought I would take a risk on these coated Biba jeans for a similar look. Imagine my surprise when they arrived and looked more like a pair of sexy waterproof trousers than waxed jeans! Once I had got over the shock, I tried them on and they actually fit really well, something I was worried about as Biba usually runs pretty small for me. Paired with a swooshy tunic top, I was sold and I wore them out for dinner and drinks with Mark. 'Date night' is one of those things that can feel a bit contrived (especially when you live together!) but it's nice to have an excuse to get all dressed up and trying good food and drink is a great way to spend time together. I always hate the idea of going out but we always have a lot of fun when we force ourselves to get out of the house, I just need to tear myself away from Netflix for more than five minutes...

Top: Daisy Street, jeans: c/o House of Fraser, shoes: Hobbs (gift from my parents)
Whatever I did, I couldn't get my hair to work with this outfit so I opted for a mini quiff to keep it off my face and paired it with this gorgeous pink lipstick: Bourjois Rouge Edition Velvet lipstick in Pink Pong 06 . I love the transformative power of bright lippie, the rest of my make-up was pretty minimal but thanks to this hot pink shade, I still felt pulled together.


I had been looked for a swing-y tunic top for a while and I'm really pleased with this one from Daisy Street,it has a nice high neckline, making it ideal for work but the split sides and looser fit make it nice and light too, especially with more fitted trousers like these. The jeans are actually a dark navy, but look almost black here which I really like, dark jeans always look dressier to me! I don't tend to wear much black but I'm really impressed with this top and am seriously tempted to order the other colours too


 A closer look at the coating on the jeans and the zip detail at the ankles. We joked that actually waterproof trousers would be great for wearing out, at least if someone spilt their drink down you, it would just wipe off! ;) I was lucky enough that my parents bought me these beautiful cerise Mary Janes when I graduated and although I don't wear them as much as I would like, they were the perfect way to add a bit of interest to a very plain (for me!) outfit.


How would you style these jeans? 
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P.S. I was sent these jeans to review but if I didn't love them, I wouldn't feature them!
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6 comments

Dani Lodhi said...

Love the jeans, they really look great on you! I actually like the finish too, makes it all a bit more dramatic and glamourous :) xx

Sophie said...

Ah Maria I adore the pop of red with the shoes and the lippie! The jeans look smoking hot on you!
Sophie
x
Story Of A Girl

The Style Rawr said...

These jeans are sooo cute! I love the leather look!

Tara x

laura said...

Love these jeans Maria, they look amazing on you xx

Sarah said...

Absolutely love how you've styled these Maria!


My Sentimental Heart

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Eloise said...

I really like the jeans Maria! Love the shoes you've paired them with too xx

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