My favourite t-shirt brand & selling your old clothes to fund new ones!

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Outfit deets for you babes, first let’s just appreciate the coolness (totally not a word) of this jumpsuit/pinafore (whatever it is), I wanted to style this in a casual way as soon as I saw it, but it would also look amazing worn in an office, with heels & a flute sleeve white shirt. This tee is pretty much my favourite thing I own at the minute, if you’ve not heard of the brand Elle Est Femme then check them out babes, the quality of the tees is insane, you can honestly see and feel the quality of the material. I know this is so boring but they also wash so well, I hate it when you get a brand-new tee and the print fades after only one wash! Elle Est Femme offer the coolest pro-women slogan tees, I’m sold!

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So how do you afford all of the clothes you buy? Thats often a question I get from people (mainly my Dad!) but I can tell you exactly how I do this. I sell the ones I don’t want anymore or have worn once or twice, and know I won’t wear again. The quicker you can do this after purchasing the items the better, as in more money you’ll make from the piece of clothing. As I am a blogger I am notorious for wearing something once, photographing it and then never wearing it again, so everything I sell is pretty much new, which is of course a bonus for most people purchasing from me.

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So selling platforms? I primarily use the app Depop, as I think it is a great platform to really get your items under the nose of a fashion conscious audience. If you’ve never come across Depop before then I really do recommend it, it is kind of a mixture between Instagram & Ebay, but with no auctions just ‘buy it nows’. The great thing is you set your price on Depop, hashtag the listing and then wait for people to come to you, if you don’t get a bite then you know your prices are to high, just start gradually reducing them over the next few days and see where you get. I will use Ebay if I have had items on Depop for a while and they are not budging, list them for 3 days and you are on your way! Good luck selling babes, and remember the more you sell…..the more you can buy :).

Grace

Xx

Black pinafore jumpsuit – Romwe

Red tee – Elle Est Femme

White trainers – Reebok Classic

My Depop account

Pinafores and Fancy Shirts As We Move Into Summer

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I know what you are thinking, Grace you are obsessed with embroidery, and it’s true, I think this season pretty much everything I own is embroidered in some way! Both the shirt and the pinafore are from Romwe, which is rapidly becoming one of my brands to shop online. You guys know I love affordable pieces and Romwe is everything you could want, the amount of choice on the site is amazing!

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My absolute favourite item here is this white embroidered shirt, it can be worn with absolutely anything, high-waisted mom jeans, or the item I think I will try it with next, my high-waisted embroidered skirt which is also from Romwe. This black cord pinafore dress is a staple for me and I can’t wait to wear it with a flared sleeve top and a pair of ankle boots. Romwe sizes do run a little small, I am a UK size 8/10, I have this in a medium & it fits perfectly.

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I know you guys have seen this shoes before but they are probably not going to be coming off my feet any time soon. These studded beauties are from Topshop and are one of the most comfortable pairs of heels that I own, plus they look amazing with most outfits.

Grace

Xx

Embroidered Shirt – Romwe

Black Cord Pinafore – Romwe

Studded Sandals – Topshop

Pink Denim Pinafores and White Ruffles

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I genuinely think this pink pinafore is one of my most favourite recent purchases, if not of all time! This maybe due to my very obvious pink obsession that I seem to have at the minute. Honestly though, pink denim, in the form of a pinafore!!! Urban Outfitters have pulled this out of the bag for me! I have this in a size small and it’s perfect, can’t wait to wear it more casual; with a white tee and trainers.

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I wore this pinafore in Italy with my white ruffle blouse Zara. I have this in a size small, I found the sizing quite weird in this, it’s fine when you have it on, but it’s not easy getting it on at all, I’ve nearly ripped it on a few occasions! However I cannot tell you how much I have worn this blouse, It especially looks great under pinafores or dungarees. Ironing this is not fun though. Nope not fun at all….Processed with VSCO with j1 preset

Finally my Topshop silver sandals, unfortunately they are now sold out as I bought them in the sale just after Christmas, at a mere £15! I’ve actually not worn them until now, but they seem to be firmly on my feet at the minute. They are also crazy comfortable which is perfect for a heel.

Grace

Xx

Pink Denim Pinafore – Urban Outfitters

White Blouse – Sold Out – Similar Zara

Silver Shoes – Sold Out – Similar Topshop

Wide Leg Dungarees and Crop Tops

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Dungarees and crop tops….it sounds like I have been transported back to the days of being carefree and 14 years old! Here I am wearing them years later! I think this dungaree style from ASOS is slightly more grown up, well it feels like that to me! I absolutely love a dungaree, I think they are so flattering and I love pairing them with a crop top. It actually means you can wear a crop without flashing too much skin!

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These dungarees are from ASOS, and were an absolute steal in the sale at £12. The fit if I am honest is not great on me, however I love them so much that I think at some point I will get them tailored, to shorten the straps and take the waist in, so they are more fitted around the waist. Wide leg trousers and jeans are so on trend for spring which I love, they are so flattering and elongate the legs.

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The white off the shoulder Missguided top is one of my favourites at the minute, I love the off the shoulder style and the long sleeves. I will always be a Missguided girl, such affordable items, what’s not to love! Finally my white ASOS slingbacks I have worn so much, they are really flattering on the leg and especially look great what wide legged jeans.

Grace

xx

White Shoes – ASOS

Dungarees – ASOS (Sold Out) – Similar

Crop Top – Missguided

My Obsession with Pinafores

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I have THE biggest obsession with dungarees and pinafores, enough to put how much I love dungarees in my Instagram bio (@gracesurguy – for further reference)…lol. I love the preppy look of a good pinafore and this beaut from H&M is so me. I love the big ruffle over the shoulder straps and the elasticated ruffle detail around the waist. I have this in a size 8 and it fits perfectly, the waist is quite stretchy which is mega comfy.

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With summer around the corner I will be wearing this pinafore a lot, but I really do think it looks best with a plain white tee. This one is from COS and it is the perfect white t-shirt. If you have never been, COS do the best wardrobe staples, and the the fit is always great.

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I know I’ve blogged these giant boots before, but if you want some height adding to you, then these are the Topshop bad boys that you need in your life, they are ginormous! They honestly do make your legs look amazing, and I love wearing them.

Grace

xx

Pinafore – H&M

T-Shirt – COS

Boots – Topshop (Sold Out) – Similar