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Sunday, 10 November 2019

Print Clashes

Back to my favourite thing, mixing and matching prints! Went all out with adding a lot of glitter too! I absolutely love the little detail in the shirt – faux fur collar! Perfect for autumn time and pre-Christmas parties, right? 


Sunday, 3 November 2019

Sparkly Navy

My choice for this grey and cold November Sunday was all navy. The sequined blazer and shoes really make this feel luxurious and chic, doesn't them? The coat is from men's department actually, but it does look nice on a female body too, the shoulders are a bit off though, but let's try to ignore that! 


Sunday, 27 October 2019

Empowering Shoulders

Ah, big padded shoulders. One of my favourite ways to make an outfit to stand out. They just give this great structure and make you look like a badass! This time I combined the big shoulders with a graphic cape, with works nicely with the all-black look. Finished it off with some YSL, can you never go wrong with that?! 


Sunday, 20 October 2019

Caftan and Glitter

I love these kinds of dressing gown -looking jackets, they just look so chic when combained with formal pieces such as this glittery midi skirt, which happens to be one of my favourite items in Stardoll. I matched the tone of the embroideries with the top I'm wearings and finished the look with some more sparkle in the ears. Liking this colour scheme a lot! 


Saturday, 19 October 2019

Creature of Comfort

Sorry I've been missing in action this week - my laptop had an update that it *really* didn't like and I've been flat on my back unwell! I open up my game, realise that I've been wearing pyjamas for like a week, then close it again, hypocrite that I am.


In reflection of my grumpy, uncomfortable mood, I've styled up an easy, comfortable look for my doll to sink herself into - a big teddy bear coat and slouchy....well everything for snuggling up next to the fire and eating all the chocolate in the house.

Ingredients | You Will Need

Faux Fur Jacket | The JetSet
Boxy Blazer Red | The JetSet
Beige Turtleneck Sweater | Mr.
Levis Vintage Inspired Belted Denim | Vinyl
HotBuys Musubi Mini Tote | It Girls
HotBuys Eclipse Sneakers | Original Future
Tortoise Sunglasses | Vinyl

Saturday, 12 October 2019

Powder Room Blue

The Basics release, what a treat. I bought every coat, but this smokey blue is my favourite.


My original styling was a lot softer - the chiffon shirt with a feminine skirt and pearls. That's completely valid but I think this colour is best when it's styled with punchy reds for a bit of a WAKE UP. These MSW trousers are the perfect find - a great shade and shape. 

Ingredients | You Will Need

Long Coat Powder Blue | Basics
Stunning Sheer Blouse | Subcouture
Satin Red Trousers | MSW
HotBuys Pom Pom Rose Earrings | Rio
MM Signature Crossbody Bag | Millionaire Mansion Fashion
Peach Ombre Tote | Fendi Tribute
Balenciaga Inspired White Boots | Inspired by Balenciaga Tribute

Wednesday, 9 October 2019

A N T I D O T E | Styled By You / / Styled By Me

We recently had a new drop of Antidote! It's been a little while since an Antidote release, while I adored the last one, this one was more of a 'miss' for me, the styles aren't so much my thing this time around. You guys liked this one though, so first up a couple of features. This look is from Jacquemus styling up the Stripe Jacket which I think looks super cool, especially layered with the cool handkerchief-style hemlines and the printing on the skirt-turned dress. Love the perspex heels, and the orange bag adds the perfect amount of colour to the styling =D 
In the next look Opioides styles both the Net Dress and the Miu Miu Inspired Glasses with a retro touch. I love the fluffy lilac coat, the style really works for the dress and the matching tights are kind of everything^ The white boots make the perfect finishing touch =D The accessories are great all round, really love the inclusion of the glasses too.
I was very much attracted to the orange outfit in the middle of the store, so I bought both pieces! First up the Orange Top which is a super cute piece, I like the simple wrap design to it. I debated a long time whether to tuck or not to tuck, but then you loose the hem detail, so left untucked this time with these darker orange trousers, you really might as well go all out when you can! And continued with the orange in the accessories, I really like it^ And then the Sparkly Orange Trousers which I just love! I didn't mean to cover them up so much with the coat, but I'd say this is a pretty realistic way to wear a piece like this without it being too much in your face with colour or sparkle. I stuck with white for the shirt, shoes and bag, which I think balances nicely with the dark overcoat and the brightness of the trousers =D

Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Greige

I honestly thought this was a misspelling on the label of these boots, but it turns out Greige is a thing...


It's a neat little compound work for grey-beige, which is a fabulous neutral colour for autumn, especially if you're more of a cool-tone person. While I love tan with blue, I think greige has a sophistication that is harmonious rather than contrasting. 

I'm ignoring that this coat is supposed to be black - I much prefer the idea of it as this kind of muddy puddle shade instead!

Ingredients | You Will Need

Black Leather Coat | Antidote
Hotbuys Cropped Turtleneck Top | Velvet Orchid
Sleeveless Sheath Dress | DKNY
Baby Blue Hairclip | Decades
Inspired by Dior Bag | Fashion (Suite shop)
Greige Velvet Boots | It Girls

Monday, 7 October 2019

H O T B U Y S R E V I S I T E D | October 2018

I say this every time, I can't believe it's been a whole year since this set of Hotbuys! I was all about the accessories with this release, the clothes weren't (and still aren't) so much my style and actually I've really liked everything that I got from this release and use them often, which is great =) For this post I'm revisiting the bags, the Fendi Inspired Handbag and the YSL Inspired Box Bag, both great pieces and perfect tones for autumnal stylings:
Ok so while my first look is a little less Autumnal with the inclusion of sandals, I really love this styling for the cool combination of colours! The bag has such cute blue detailing, so I love playing with that, and this blazer is pretty perfect fit for that. The nude base of top and trousers is great for many different colours, so both the blue and browns work out really nicely - I love this combination! A little more Autumnal for the second look but sticking with the browns, this bag is really great with that as it still manages to be a focal point despite the heavy overcoat! I contrasted that with this delicate lace jumpsuit, I really like how this combination has worked out, totally different for me but something I really think looks great =D

Sunday, 6 October 2019

O R I G I N A L F U T U R E G O L D B O O T S | Styled By You / / Styled By Me

While I'm not always a huge fan of Original Future, the latest release had one piece that is perfect for me - the Gold Boots! These are awesome, the perfect boot style for the autumn and in an excellent tone of gold, they tick a lot of boxes^ Spotted starsuepretty styling these up, they look great against the navy, that's a winning combination for sure, and I love the layering of the pieces, the trousers and the fringed skirt look super cool and really caught my attention. This gold top is a perfect pairing for the boots, I think they'll be great in many other combinations too^ For my styling I stuck very neutral, choosing nudes, which gold works with very nicely. I like the smart styling for these boots, they don't have to be reserved for super fun looks at all. The little gold details are added in the shirt pin and the bag which I think helps keep the attention to the boots - I'll totally wear this look again =D

Covered Up

In Finland it was already time to dig out the puffer jackets this week! So cold – and that's what's my doll is feeling at the moment too. I used to LOVE this skirt few years ago, and now I discovered the beauty of it again. Mixed and matched it with some other tartan print and these lovely earthy tones. What do you think? 


Saturday, 5 October 2019

Get off the Grass!

I went to a very old, traditional university where standing on the grass is a cardinal sin, so every time I see anyone standing on any grass I get anxious. I'm expecting that disembodied voice from Princess Diaries to start yelling GET OFF THE GRASS in a variety of languages.


The grass makes a great backdrop for the fabulous green accents in this coat. I love wearing a fresh green like this in autumn because it's not the usual palette of comfy fall colours. That said, paired with the warm, earthy pink and nudes helps to keep it from being jarring. 

Ingredients | You Will Need
Wool Coat | Royalty
Beige Turtleneck Sweater | Mr.
Crisp White Cami | The JetSet
HotBuys Snakeskin Split Skirt | Rio
Trousdale Sunnies | Special Offer
HotBuys Hoop on Hoop Earrings | Pretty 'n' Love
Stunning Emerald Purse | Strike A Pose
Beige Patent Boots | Millionaire Mansion Fashion


Friday, 4 October 2019

L I M I T E D E D I T I O N | Styled Outfits

Had so much fun with the last LE release and styling up some pieces before that I just had to style up everything else that I bought - it was for sure a successful collection for me! First up the clothing - I really loved the Satin Pink Trousers, they're totally my thing, love the colour, the texture and the straight leg fit to them. I went all pink, one of my favourite things, and I quite like that they colour match is a little off, with the jacket, bag and shoes being lighter and the accessories being a little shinier, I think it works well! Secondly the Horse Print Dress, something else I've not really seen people wearing but I really REALLY love^ I found this very easy to style up for autumn, the darker horses let you work with some darker pieces which I added in the outerwear while keeping my accessories neutral. These boots are good for the season, and I like the sparkly-ness to the bag and the gold of the sunglasses and necklace - I really like filling the neckline of this piece, so I think I'll wear this necklace again with it^
And then for the accessories - they're so colourful, it's super fun! First up the Dior Inspired Bag which I bought immediately, we all know I love orange! This one is super cute with the quilted design and I played on that with an almost-matching skirt, I think the two do well together and aren't overwhelming or overwhelmed by each other. The rest of the look is super simple in black, but I love the leather boots, they work well with the skirt and bag textures. Secondly another of my favourite colours the yellow Balenciaga Inspired Bag styled up with more yellow - I'm a little predictable I think! This was such an easy piece to style and it pops out nicely against the white and also the yellow - super simple but effective. And then finally the Satin Mules, which I've not seen styled much which could be down to their different colour combination, which I've really used to an advantage! I tried to find something lilac but nothing quite worked out, so I used the yellow, green and red of the shoes in my styling, I really like it^ The green is for sure the highlighted colour in the shoes, and I like this chunky sweater against that and balanced between the yellows. The bag is a cute finishing touch, and I think a red lip would work pretty well here too!

Thursday, 3 October 2019

Printing Press


The cold is almost here, can feel it in the chilly mornings.

Mood: Keeping the season transition in mind, my mood is really appropriate, drained of bright colors and any cuts or frills. Just need a good shirt, wrapped dresses, boots and I'm done.  

Details: The base is made up of stardoll polo (IT Girls) and Aloha foliage shirt (Fudge). The dress is DIY of its kind, made using striped tribal tube dress (Folk) and gilded leaves skirt (Bonjour Bizou). Keeping the accessories minimal yet making a statement, opalescent clutch (MSW), Balenciaga inspired boots (Velvet Orchid), and mini aviator sunglasses (Original Future).

What's your transitional outfit for the season? Comment down below or in my guestbook,
would love to have a look!

Tune in every Thursday to check up what I wore for the week! 
Find me on stardoll at Vogue_veronica x 

Signing off, Veronica

Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Nearly Nude

Underwear as overwear isn't exactly one of my signature looks, but for some reason I was really drawn to the this Antidote dress. 


I wasn't interested in the bra that went over the top - I just like the garter on the white. The clean lines are exaggerated by the overlong sleeves (which is indeed a fav) and reflected in the pleats in the skirt. I chose the Dior shoes to accompany so that the garter of the shoe would meet the shadow-y garter in the dress - they don't quite, but I do like the double stripe effect. It's just overall a rather provocative look without really showing anything off. We'll leave all that to the imagination...

Ingredients | You Will Need

White Dress | Antidote
Parisian Barett Hat | Bonjour Bizou
HotBuys Hoop on Hoop Earrings | Pretty 'n' Love
LoveShaper Belt | Museum Mile
Gold Chain Bag | Pretty 'n' Love
Pink Pearl Clutch | Inspired by Chanel Tribute
Blush Dior Heels | Callie's Picks

Monday, 30 September 2019

S E P T E M B E R 2019 | Hotbuys Review

Here we are again, it's the end of September and we've had all of the Hotbuys for this month! For me this was an improvement on last month, many more pieces I liked the look of initially, and I think the vibe of this set is really nice, I'm loving the lilac tones throughout, definitely super pretty =D

F I R S T I M P R E S S I O N S
Heart Earrings - I love these earrings! They're a super edgy pair combining heart and lightning bolt design elements, which is super fun - when viewed on the doll from afar it's hard to tell the detail, but I think they still look pretty good. I quite like the vibe of the mixed metals too for these^ I think these are a pretty good start to the months collection^  Evil Panda 14SD's
Off Shoulder Top - This is such a sweet top! I love the nude colour, it makes it super versatile, and the off shoulder style on one side looks great, the little twist detail is super cool =D The fit is really nice on the doll, and I think it will layer pretty well with different sweaters, cardis and coats. I think this will be great for Spring and Summer styles too! It Girls 21SD's
Heart Necklace - And now for the necklace to match the earrings, I totally love that and want more! The design is close to the earrings but is focused on a big bolted heart. I like the length of the pendant but I do find it a very chunky piece - this follows the original design, for me it's something I don't like so much, but it's totally personal preference! I love the style otherwise though =) Velvet Orchid 14SD's
Satin Skirt - I thought I was going to really like this piece, the colour is beautiful and I think the gathered design all down the front is pretty cool, and very unique, we've not had something like it before. The fit on the doll is nice too, but I think it's the hanging down drawstrings (not so sure what to call them!) that are off-putting for me, I think it takes away from the rest of the design. Velvet Orchid 22SD's
Bomber Jacket - And for a jacket now, while it's similar to other pieces we've had in the Plaza in the past, I think this is a pretty nice addition for Autumnal stylings. I like the relaxed fit of the style, I think it looks pretty good on the doll, and there are a lot of nice little details in the design which really work nicely, I particularly like the cuff design^ Bizou 27SD's
Plexi Boots - I'm not sure what other people think of these, but I'm just kind of dying over how cute and funky these are! Ok, so they're certainly not an every day boot, but are they not so cool for something a little different?! It was the pinky/purple/orange hues that really drew me in, they're an attractive combination and again, like nothing we've had before. I like the loose fit to the ankle of the boot, and the chunky design to the heel. Would I wear these in RL? No way, but I can make my doll enjoy them for the both of us! Original Future 21SD's
Prada Inspired Bag - This was the piece I was most looking forward to, I'm so into this design of Prada bag right now! They're totally out of my budget, luckily this one was within my dolls budget^ I like the size and cross-shoulder style, and the silver metal plating looks great. It's such a fun bag to dress with as I really think it will be fab in glam and casual looks, I'm so glad to have this and I'm stoked to style it! Velvet Orchid 24SD's
Hand Print Skirt - I like midi skirts, and I do want to like this one, but the hand print just isn't for me. I like the colours, I think the purple and red really look great, but this one just isn't for me - I think some of you guys will do great things with it though^ Fallen Angel 22SD's
Lightning Shoes - Again, this is a piece I just know is not for me. I would like a nice pair of purple shoes, but the lightning design on the back is pretty specific and is something I know I don't like for myself. The overall design does also seem quite simple for the price. It Girls 22SD's
Hand Print T-Shirt - And the final piece, again with the hand print, so it's not so much my thing, but I do really like the oversized shape of the tee, it's a really nice fit on the doll, and of course I like the half-tuck design. Again, it's something I see others wearing well, but not myself. Fallen Angel 23SD's

F E A T U R E S
Love the autumnal vibes from this styling from hip.hop.2000, super cool and a great look with the Off Shoulder Top! The neutral tone makes it super versatile, I love the addition of the neck scarf, it draws more attention to the top and the cute shoulder details that it has^
And secondly we have millaxx wearing the Prada Inspired Bag and showing off it's cool versatility in this smart-casual styling. I think it really pops out well against the brown knit, the oversizing is cool too, and it pairs really nicely with the trainers. The bag is totally perfect with these trousers, could come up with so many stylings for that pairing^

S T Y L I N G S

And for the Guest Writer looks! This is such a cool set of stylings, I really love it! First up miloshki goes for the Bomber Jacket which was kinda expected, this is totally up her street for stylings and the look is super fitting for her^ Love the heavy contrast of the jacket with the floral detailed skirt. Next up, opposite on the style spectrum, AudreyHepburn. chooses the Off Shoulder Top and pairs it perfectly with this very cool skirt, what a perfect colour match! Really love the accessories added to this one, really vert perfect =D And finally vogue_veronica styles up the Heart Earrings, which look great with an up-do and a hat like this to really show them off. They look super elegant in this styling, the white blazer is a great choice for them^

And finally my stylings, while I had fairly mixed feelings about this collection, I'm really pleased with the pieces that I have bought. First up the Prada Inspired Bag, my favourite piece, I really loved styling this, there are so many options for it! I like it with the classic silver and black for my first styling, I think it works well and it holds its own against the similar colours of the clothing. Secondly two pieces, the Bomber Jacket and the Heart Earrings, I think they work well together in this specific styling, but aren't a typical style match. I went for neutral colours for the clothing, the beige works well for the green and I think  the sparkle of the earrings does well to pop too^ Love these boots and this belt with the styling, definitely love the accessorising here! And for the final look, the Plexi Boots - I'm yet to see anyone else wear these, but they've really grown on me and I love this outfit =D The all pastel pink works well against the slightly darker tone of the boots, so they really do stand out. I like the smarter style of the clothing to play against the funkiness of the boots. The rest of the accessories are minimal, really like this darker pink bag to match the boots more than the clothing - I'm super pleased with this overall!

Sunday, 29 September 2019

H I G H F A S H I O N H I D E & S E E K | Styled By You / / Styled By Me

It's that time again, we've just a couple of days left to find the trophy for September and get the prize for this month - the Max My Teddy Coat which is a perfect trendy Autumn/Winter piece. And it seems everyone is loving it, within even just a few days at the start of the month, I'd seen at least 10 looks already featuring this piece! The design is very nice, the graphic has been made well and the style is definitely a popular one. I have a couple of features to share to show off the different ideas for this piece. First up Bianca.Vos who goes for an all neutral styling in such a classic and chic way! Neutrals always look pretty fab, and I love the pieces added to this look. The chunky polo gives a warm touch, and I love the fabric of the skirting, the lengths and layers are perfect! The black and gold details are also great to the look, everything has been very thoughtfully put together =D  
Next we have sarah_1980 choosing something a little more casual but equally perfect for the piece. I love the use of the checked print, the big size of the squares really works with the oversizing of the coat, and I also like the wide-leg style of the trousers. The light top and trainers keep the look light, it would work out well for Spring too I'd think. And the orange bag is the perfect pop of colour, I really love it^
And finally for my styling - it was tough to stick away from an all nude/neutral styling, there are many options in that category for sure! I highlighted other brown tones in my styling, I love this darker polo with the colour of the coat, I think it's a great combination, and the colour is perfect with the use of this bag too^ I went for something a little fun on the trousers, these have a little brown in them, so I think they do work out ok - the light base lightens up the whole look, and the print is a nice add to the mix. I really love this styling and I'm excited to wear the coat more!

Joker

You can maybe guess where I got the inspiration for this look – the new Joker film is premiering soon and I've seen the trailer everywhere the last few weeks! I could never have guessed how versatile this collar would be when I found it a few years ago from StarBazaar. I think it looks fabulous here with the dark, autumnal tones and sleek hairstyle! 


Saturday, 28 September 2019

Limited Edition SHOES SPECIAL # W E S T Y L E I T

Myself and Miloshki had such a fabulous time with some of the shoes from the latest LE release - who doesn't love some fun shoes?! We've styled them two pairs of them, and despite doing it completely independently I think we've gone for something quite similar overall =P First up the Stiletto Shoes which are the chunky wooden heel pair which don't suit their name: we've picked up light tones with darker accessories, and that works so well to really highlight the shoes in the looks. While I've chosen a wide skirt, the same width is added in Miloshki's look with the width of the coat, I think it's super effective^ And we both add a little mystique with the use of the sunglasses and hat - we've shown a nice variety while sticking to a similar style vibe, which I really like^
And secondly the Crystal Shoes, which we've unintentionally styled with the same blazer, but I love that - we've created two totally different looks despite using the same blazer, it's fab^ Miloshki ventures a little towards casual with the jeans, I think the blue socks are a great addition, they work out surprisingly well and I think the colour is a really good one. The blue is balanced out with the nudes on top and with the bag. The red lip is the perfect touch to go with the jewels on the shoes. For my styling I've also added some burgundy for the jewels, but in the bag, glasses and this delicate belt. I stayed pretty 'classic me' with the clothing, but I think it works out nicely as these shoes really can be the star of the show, they're just fabulous and I'm stoked to wear them more =D

Blood Orange

(Blood Orange...pfff...she's so pretentious)

I think of that meme every time I pull out this Limited Edition maxi-vest. I've actually attempted to sell this several times, but it turns out that it makes a pretty sweet scarf. 


The jury is out on this week's Antidote release - I actually really liked it, but then again, I have an addiction to buying coats and this release scratched that itch in a big way. This Burberry-inspired one is my favourite of them all. You can interpret it so many ways, but I've gone for a more casual take with some brighter colours to heighten the contrasting black and white. 

Ingredients | You Will Need

Burberry Inspired Coat | Antidote
Knot Bicolor Dress | Pet a Porter
Orange Maxi Vest | Limited Edition
Sk8er Beanie | Callie's Picks
Square Brooch Earring Left | Epiphany
Snapshot Bag Black | Nelly.com
White Heeled Mules | The JetSet

Thursday, 26 September 2019

Scarfing


So, turning up all the random stuff into scarf and wearing it.

Mood: Synchronizing stripes, all black stuff and silver accessories into a look.

Details: Inverted the black flower (Bonjour Bizou) to make up a masking scarf. Outfit includes the striped flamenco ruffle shirt (Rio), ann baggy trousers (Fallen Angel), leather sock ankle boots (IT Girls), Balenciaga inspired large bag (Inspired by Balenciaga tribute), diamond glasses (Inspired by Alexander Wang tribute), mini side bag (Pearls), two belt (Limited Edition). Used the heavy crystal earrings (Subcouture) from parlor as hairclips.

Tune in every Thursday to check up what I wore for the week! 
Find me on stardoll at Vogue_veronica x 

Signing off, Veronica

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Tweedy Bird

I nearly called this Broad Broad in honour of Nina West and her linebacker shoulders, but I think the element of this coat I want to highlight is the lovely tweed texture rather than....those shoulders. 


Ahhh I kind of love them. But I also like balance, so I've gone for a subtle flare in my cropped trousers to give volume in the bottom half of the look. The long hair also helps to disrupt the long long line of the shoulders without sacrificing on actual volume. 

I have said before that I love tweed, especially tweed coats; I did a whole post on my grandma's tweed coat a good couple of years ago and what it meant to me. She passed away last month so I am drawn more than ever to the textures that make me think of her. I can almost feel this on my cheek. 

Overall I think this has an updated, fashion take on 40s blitz fashion - perhaps it's the sweater vest!

Ingredients | You Will Need

Alexander McQueen Inspired Sweater | Runway
Cropped Turtleneck | Evil Panda
Checked Oversized Coat | Limited Edition
White T Shirt | The JetSet
Green Culottes | It Girls
YSL Inspired Scarf | MSW
Stitched Fendi Handbag | Inspired by Fendi Tribute
Jacquemus Inspired Earrings | Antidote
Silk Pearl Stilettos | Limited  Edition

Sunday, 22 September 2019

Chiffon Drama

It's time for dramatic autumn looks. The shade of this Subcouture Chiffon blouse is just gorgeous, but it is a bit hard to style. I mean, you don't walk around the street everyday with pieces of flowy silk hanging from you! But today I felt like doing so – and added even a bit more drama with the sheer collar and Dior pearls.