Bracher Emden for Jean-Pierre Braganza Leather Belt * / Costume Dept. Asymmetric Dress / ASOS Spiked Choker / Topshop Boots
This belt from Bracher Emden makes me feel like a super hero in disguise, it’s one of those things that as soon as you put it on you morph into this super confident, kick ass type of character. The width & tightness make it impossible to slouch, so you are automatically given a more confident posture, but it’s the unusual angular shape, mix of textures & geometric slices that really make a statement. Like all of their bags it’s beautifully constructed in the most gorgeous leathers & has the signature magnetic fastening to the back, making it look super slick from all angles. I love that all of their pieces are very statement making without being too fussy, even though they’re often intricately detailed, the tone on tone colours & graphic shapes keep them looking very clean & minimal too.
I kept the rest of the outfit pretty simple & in keeping with the super hero kind of theme, chunky boots & a hint of spikes was all it needed. I love this dress from Costume Dept. it’s really basic but the asymmetric neckline makes it that little bit more interesting. I brought it from the sale on ASOS, having never heard of the brand before & have since been unable to find hardly any of their other pieces, they don’t even appear to have a website. It’s a real shame, I’d love to see what else they have to offer & would gladly buy more pieces if they’re anything like this dress.
How awesome is this huge boulder we found in the middle of a park? I love how it looks as though it could be the middle of some barren desert, except we’re actually in the middle of a city! It was also ridiculously windy despite the bright sun, which is why my hair is having a ‘Something About Mary’ moment in the first image…
In : Outfit Also tagged ASOS, Asymmetric, Belt, Black, Boots, Bracher Emden, Choker, Costume Dept., Desert, Draped, Dress, FAIIINT, Gathered, Gold, Gothic, Jean Pierre Braganza, Lace Up, One Shoulder, Outfit, Rouched, Sci Fi, Spike, Super Hero, Topshop
ASOS Acid Wash Dress / Lux Coronette Lion Claw Necklace / Forever 21 Chain Bangle / ASOS Stud & Leather Bracelet / Dyrberg Kern Studded Bangle / CC Skye Crosses Necklace (worn as bracelet) / All Saints Sunglasses
This necklace from Lux Coronette is one of my favourite pieces of jewellery. Cast from a real lions claw & made from recycled bullet casings, I think it’s really unique & I love the idea of something so destructive being turned into something so beautiful. I’m a Leo, so I feel like it’s a good talisman for me & I’ve become incredibly attached to it. I don’t actually believe in horoscopes/star signs at all, but I love the idea of them & the mythology that goes along with them, plus I’m often told I’m quite cat-like, so maybe there’s a little something there!
The very yellowish gold colour of the casings is really unique too, and the fact it’s in no way plated & will not discolour is a huge bonus to me. I hate getting attached to wearing something, only for it to become discoloured & unwearable within a month or so. It’s the main reason I mostly steer clear of cheap jewellery. I made an exception for this Forever 21 chain bangle though, it was too cheap to pass up & once it discolours I’m going to spray paint it matte black, I think it’ll look just as nice like that & hopefully that will get me a few more wears out of it!
In : Outfit Also tagged Acid Wash, All Saints, ASOS, Bandage, Black, Boutique, Cat Eye, CC Skye, Dress, Dyrberg Kern, Grey, Platform, Sunglasses, Tight, Topshop, Wedges