PATENT SNAKESKIN

SWEATER C/O SHEIN (here)
PATENT SKIRT / MISSGUIDED
THIGH HIGHS / BOOHOO (here)

 

Patent, patent, patent. I need everything patent. I was once told that texture gives black outfits life, and it is very true. I wore this patent mini from Missguided (sold out ages ago), with some suede thigh highs I scored on Boohoo for $25 dollars during one of their weekly sales, yes weekly. Boohoo will offer up to 50% off sitewide once a week, more-less. My last three pairs of shoes, including the patent chelseas from the last post, were purchased from Boohoo for 50% off. I recommend the site for shoes, as they are the same as Public Desire, for example, but I do not recommend the clothing. Shoes run big so size down! Next, the sweater….I know, its RED. I picked this up, thanks to Shein, in hopes of adding another piece that is currently popular in Seoul (shop 2 other red sweaters I loved here, and here). I’ve seen Koreans wear an oversized bright red sweater paired with lightwash jeans, all white trainers, and killer makeup. Continuing with my Korean obsession, I will be sharing my favorite Korean skincare items soon! You need to try it.

INTRO TO NORMCORE

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DENIM COAT C/O SHEIN (here)
JEANS / ASOS
CHELSEA BOOTS / BOOHOO (here)
WHITE TEE / H&M

 

South Korean Normcore fashion has easily become my inspiration for 2017. I have been slowly gathering pieces that are popular in Seoul, like the patent chunky sole chelsea boots, for example. You’ll see them on just about everyone: men, women, and even children. Next is the shearling collar denim jacket, which I’d like to pick up in a regular length aswell (here). I chose the longline version of the denim coat because Texas winters are slightly delayed, and start around mid January and end at the beginning of March. So, Normcore is defined as a unisex fashion trend characterized by unpretentious, normal-looking clothing. “Normcore is an especially tricky style to master because it’s so, well, bland”. It might be bland, but the right pieces make it look effortlessly c o o l. Still not quite sure what Normcore is? You can view my Pinterest board to check out what’s currently inspiring me from the streets of Seoul here!

ANKLE BOOTS X4

romweshoes_burned1. here / 2. here / 3. here / 4. here

 

In honor of the newest Underworld film (which I will be watching on Friday), I’ve shared my top 4 ankle boot picks, all less than $50, featuring a patent finish, some platform, and/or studs.

2k17 aesthetic: Grunge Vampire

WHAT I WORE: AYAI INSPIRED HOODIE

img_7612 img_7614 img_7616img_7615HOODIE C/O ROMWE (here)
MOTO JACKET / ZARA
JEANS / ASOS
BOOTS / EGO
SUNGLASSES / WEARME PRO (here)

 

Anybody else wish they could spend hundreds of dollars on Rumi Neely’s hoodies? I considered it for a while, because the cut is so unique, but then I found the exact same hoodie on ROMWE for $15 bucks. I KNOW. It is definitely cropped like the AYAI hoodie, and it features the same drawstring detail. I styled mine in a comfortable way, that would work on a cold day layered with a leather jacket.