The Block Color Party Outfit


Last night (20/06/14), I went to a party with my friends and I wanted to wear something summery and exciting. I had recently been fan-girling over an outfit Alexa Chung (my absolute icon) wore to the and Anya Hindmarch dinner in London. She was wearing a tailored Saint Laurent red velvet suit paired with a co-ordinating mini pencil skirt. She looked so striking, I fell in love with the bright eye catching red and wanted to incorporate that into this outfit.

I decided I would pair a red Delicate Topshop top with my white high-waisted Missguided shorts. The contrast between the clean white and the fiery red really excited me and worked in the exact way i wanted it to (to stand out!). I loved how easy this outfit was to put together and I am definitely one for simplicity. So, I wore this simple - yet very exciting - combination with my white high heels from Red Herring. I feel like the white shoes tied the whole thing together and exaggerated the blocks of colour. I also later added a silver Topshop necklace and Primark rings to complete the look.

For my make-up i went for a simple look, similar to Alexa and let my red lipstick (MAC Red Lipstick) do all the talking. I painted my nails using OPI's Nail Lacquer in Live.Love.Carnival and wore Miss Dior Cherie for fragrance.

Overall, i was really happy with my chic, summery party outfit and i'm so happy i could add some of Alexa's style into the mix!

Buy the top here:
Knitted Half Sleeve Top

Buy the shorts here:
Elona Tailored Shorts

Buy the heels here:
Red Herring White Patent High Block Heel Court Shoes

Buy the necklace here:
Curved Bar Collar

Buy the lipstick here:
MAC Red Lipstick

Buy Alexa's outfit here:
Saint Laurent Velvet BlazerSaint Laurent Velvet Skirt


  1. Very cute outfit! Love everything about it! The shorts are awesome and the pop of bright color makes everything so vibrant and eye catchy! Thanks for sharing :)
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