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OOTD: Back to the Roots

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Say hello to my first outfit post in the month of April, and it is an ode to my African roots. This skater African print skirt was a gift from my mum. I wore it for the first time some days ago, and I got quite a lot of good compliments from so many people. I guess it caught so many eyes because it is a very colourful, different skirt, just what you need to see on a dull, gloomy day.

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Growing up, I wore quite a lot of pieces like this skirt. In fact, half of my wardrobe would consist of african printed skirts, trousers and dresses, and I loved it. You won’t see this skirt or anything like it on the high street, which makes it even more precious.

Every now and again, I will like to mix my African pieces with my regular pieces, and create a very different look, so keep reading Fashion and Style Police, a lot of fashion and style inspiration coming your way.

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I found it incredibly easy to style this custom-made skirt. I love seeing lace paired with African prints, maybe because I have seen a lot of lace African outfits over the years. I think they complement each other perfectly so I went for the look, and I think it turned out great.

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I am also happy to see spring has finally sprung. How is the weather where you are?

What do you think of this outfit? Sound off in the comment section.

 

WHAT I WORE

Black Lace Cardigan – Dorothy Perkins

Burgundy Lace Top – Dorothy Perkins

African Print Skater Skirt – Custom Made

Black Heels – Faith Shoes

Gold Bag – Michael Kors

Watch – ToyWatch

Earrings – Alexi London

 

PS: Alexi London is offering my readers a 15% discount. All you need to do is use blogger15 at the checkout.

Happy Shopping.

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Designer Watches Wishlist

I am a watch lover. I think watches are great investment accessories, and I do tend to invest quite a bit in them, every now and again. Putting on a stylish watche is one of the easiest ways to take your outfit to the next level. Accessories do have the power to break or make any outfit, so I pay a lot of attention to mine. However, I haven’t bought a new watch in a while and I am currently lusting after quite few now. Come lust with me –

 

Must de Cartier Stainless Steel Ladies 1330

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The jeweller of kings and the king of jewellers; Cartier, is on my designer watch wish list and why shouldn’t it be. I find the Cartier watches so sleek and sophisticated, and I love every piece I see. However, most of them are way above my budget, so I think I will be sticking to the preowned cartier watches, they are still pricey but a lot more affordable than the brand new pieces.

I am loving this Must de Cartier watch, I love the 18K yellow gold bracelet. It will be a great piece to wear this on very special occasions. I am very happy to know this Cartier watch and all the others on the Xupes website – home of luxury preowned watches, handbags, fine art, antiques and jewellery. I will be watching this wrist candy very closely.

 

Cartier Pasha Chronograph Stainless Steel/18k Rose Gold Ladies 3129

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This is another Cartier watch I am loving at the moment. I adore the white rubber strap, stainless steel/18k rose gold case and big dial. It will look amazing worn with a casual outfit. I can picture it looking lovely with a pair of jeans and a white t-shirt. Do you agree?

TAG Heuer Carrera Cara Delevingne Titanium Ladies Watch

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This watch designed in collaboration with the supermodel; Cara Delevingne, is a beauty to behold I love the black strap and gold dial. It will look amazing worn with most pieces in my wardrobe. I would love to own this beauty.

 

Rolex Datejust Steel and 18ct Gold Automatic Ladies Watch

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I am seriously lusting after this 18ct gold Rolex with fluted bezel. I think it is so beautiful and elegant. If I won a lottery, I will definitely be spoiling myself with this piece, I love it so much.

What do you think of these watches? Which is your favourite? Drop me a comment, let’s chat.

Thanks for reading and have an amazing week.

*This is a collaborative post.

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