Picture this. Your outfit for New Years Eve arrives and before you know it you’re standing on the sea front with no tights on, in your garbs of choice, contemplating how much money you’d have if you had a penny for every goose bump on your body. Thankfully it was a kick ass outfit and the photos that Chloe took are the bomb. I branched out a little in terms of my choices for my outfit last week and it spurred on a train of thought on the style choices I want to make going forward.
WEAR WHITE: At the end of 2014 I realised that, despite having a winter wardrobe that looks partially shared with the grim reaper, white works pretty well on me. Last year my goal was to experiment more with colour, this year I’m going for white. It’s a shade that works well across seasons and compliments any hair colour and skin tone. If that’s not worth investing in I don’t know what is.
FOLLOW YOUR HEART: I spent the last year putting off purchasing a few things that I really wanted, but felt they were too novelty or cute for my style (clean and minimalistic is always where it’s at), but after giving in they end up being my most worn items (see cat bag, ballet flats and white midi skirts). This year I’m going to go with my gut – invest in softer accessories and create a mix of feminine and structured pieces.
COAT CRAVING: I will always be a coat lover, and where as I’ve declared to give up on the coat purchases in previous years, this year the coat coveting will continue. In 2014 I wasted too much time buying shirts that were lost under layers and didn’t have enough ways to style. But a wardrobe full of classic coats and jackets can be so versatile, and can change the look of the entire outfit underneath.
MORE SHOES: For the past three years I’ve been that girl who has ten pairs of black boots. All round toe, all with some form of gold embellishment. Snooooze. I’ve already started branching out in when it comes to shape, finish and style and I can’t wait until summer comes around so I can do it all again.
THAT ONE PURCHASE: I’m a high street girl always (sometimes more on the high end of the high street *ahem* WHISTLES) but this year is the year I splurge on ONE thing. Well, one designer handbag that is. I’ve wanted a Mulberry bag for a very long time now, and over the next 365 days (maybe less if I’m lucky), I’ll be scraping my pennies together to buy one. My Dad thinks I’ve lost my mind, but I’ve worked really hard over the past four years and my opinion, it’s time.
EARRINGS: ASOS (SOLD OUT – SIMILAR HERE)*
RINGS: TIFFANY & CO, H&M, ASOS*
PHOTOGRAPHY BY CHLOE LANGTREE-WELCH
I love your outfit, the cat bag is so cute! I think these are some really great style resolutions, I think I may have to start incorporating white into my style!
Jodie // La Lune Song
I love your outfit as always and that coat is just gorgeous!
So pretty! Love the shoes!
I love the cat bag so much! I would love to wear more white, but I'm too clumsy!
I am in love with this cat bag! My news years style resolutions are to try and layer more and wear clothes that are me rather than what I think people want to see xxx
I love this classy look on you and I am in love with the shoes!
i love that bag and coat! stunning suzie!
Rachel // Style Soup
I love your blog! I can't wait to see where you take things in the new year! xx
Fab outfit, especially the bag – so cute!! Also loved your different take on new year resolutions!
Gorgeous, gorgeous gorgeous. My current blog crush! I have devoured every post!
Such a lovely outfit! Great photos too x
I absolutely adore this outfit! Your coat looks so nice!
Ana Céline Labod
Love the shoes and coat 😀
Your outfits are gorgeous on you! Great post <3 xo
I'm in love with every element of this outfit! The pictures are beautiful too!
Really like your idea of making style resolutions, might give it a go myself! x
White does really suit you! 🙂
And I love the whole outfit. Especially the cat bag. I wished there'd be a coat that suits me. They look ok as long as they're open but as soon as I close them, I don't like the look of it ):
I'm just completely obsessed with your heels and that cat bag! <3
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Your style is amazing! And those shoes are just so gorgeous. Great post Suzie xx
Such a cute outfit ! Love the bag so much !
Love these and might want to try some of them myself. Good luck and hope you accomplish them and get that bag of your dreams.
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I'm totally in love with those shoes!!! so cute!
Love your style!
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Those shoes are amazing! And I think that it's totally fine to splurge on one thing since you do work really hard + designer handbags last a long time so you don't have to feel as guilty! 🙂
Everything is gorgeous – your coat, your shoes, you! Lovely xx
Elise @ Elise Dopson
I adore this outfit, the shoes are beautiful! White is my favourite clothing colour, it looks lovely on you Suzie x
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Oh my gosh Suzie, these photos! You babe! The white looks totally amazing on you.
I love all of your 2014 goals for fashion. I recently cleaned out a TON of clothes and I am holding off spending for a bit so I can really buy some things I love. Maybe splurge a bit on a bag 😉 Mulberry is a beautiful option!
Nice outfit:) xx
Ah you look stunning! Totally take the plunge with the Mulberry, I did after freelancing really hard for 9 months. It was the best present to myself!
Sometimes you got to face the weather, for a good picture x.
Both the red coat and the white looks lovely on you!
Those shoes are just perfect , so feminine and sexy !
Loving the dress as well xx
These are all great resolutions! I especially like the last one – I hope to own a Mulberry one day too haha! Also love your coat, the colour is so pretty! 🙂
Millie x | Millies Wardrobe
Beautiful outfit! Love every element to it, especially the shoes x
I love the shoes and handbag, and I would looovveee a Mulberry this year too – the ultimate bag!
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You look stunning, what a wonderful outfit for the new year! http://originaldailybee.blogspot.co.uk/
It seemed like you upped your style game so much this past year and I can't wait to see more in 2015! Also when you say to follow your gut, do it! I love a mix of femininity and structure (that's actually what I consider one of the main points of my style). It has a very…Lily Collins/Emma Watson feel to me, and they always have the most amazing style.
Amber | Lovely Notions
Those heels are amazing! I love them. I don't often wear heals but those are certainly tempting me!
You look absolutely amazing!! Good luck with THE purse +I was thinking if you could do post about your inspirations, i'm trying to change my style a little and this will help me a lot xx
I love how your new year's resolutions include a Mulberry bag! Cute outfit, the novelty bag is super cool x
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The color of that coat is divine!
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As I've gotten older, I've been spending less on cheaper items and spending more on investment pieces. I figure at this stage (I'm in my late 20s), I plan on keeping a few key pieces for a long time, so I might as well make sure they're good quality!
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I really love how you look here and white does look good on you! I personally love wearing white. My favourite colour to wear! 🙂
such a stunning post<3 xx
I really like the ides of making style resolutions to have a focus to stick to when dressing and buying new items! Lovely outfit too, especially your coat!
Such a gorgeous outfit. The colour of the coat really suits you! x
THAT BAG! Oh my goodness, this entire outfit is so elegant and perfect 🙂 I must say, I am also loving your hair at this length, it suits you so well! Happy New Year and I am so excited to see what 2015 has in store for you!
You look lovely and you're right white suites you really well, Happy new years 🙂
I absolutely loved this post and that's such a gorgeous outfit 🙂 you definitely deserve that mulberry, look forward to seeing which one you choose 🙂
Love Holly x
These photos are gorgeous! You look lovely 🙂
Go with your gut is something that is super true. It's easy to get lost in the trends, wearing what the 'models' wear and losing who you really are. Looking back and thinking: did I REALLY wear this because I wanted to or because it was the 'it' clothing of the time?
Sometimes we go off track and not buy things because we think we can't pull it off: my goal this year, wear it if you like it <3
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This is a great post! i haven't come across any other new year's resolutions white like this. I think this is an awesome idea, there has been so many times where I didn't buy something because I was unsure of it for myself and then regretted it later.
This is such a lovely outfit! I absolutely love your coat, it's such a gorgeous colour!
Tessa at Bramble & Thorn
I loved this style of post, and the pictures are stunning! x
Wow that jacket was gorgeous! I love that color! It's almost like a cranberry color but not quite! Stunning on you as well xx
I love the bag! Great style post 🙂
All of these outfits are beyond stunning! And I so agree, I'm a high street girl as well but it makes that ONE purchase all the more sweet.
Gorgeous photos! x
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I love your photos! I think I might take your resolutions into consideration! We seem to have the same interests 🙂
I like the outfit and the bag is so cute!
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Suzie I think this is the best I've ever seen you look. Those shoes are HOT!
Loved this post, and if you can't treat yourself with your money then it's pointless having it!
Wow! Your style is perfect! 🙂
Those are cool shoes! Such an eyecatcher, yet so simple!
The coat looks stunning on you looking amazing girl!!
I absolutely love this outfit. You look great!
those are some great resolutions! i need to get back on track this year as well, style-wise. and your NYE outfit is absolutely AMAZING!
Yes wear more white! I want to do this too. I'm scared of white pants/skirts but more white tops I could do.
Suzie you look absolutely stunning! 🙂
This year, I'm going to (hopefully) worry less about what people think about what I'm wearing, and try to push the envelope a bit style-wise. 🙂
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Love the shoes!
I am a great fan of your blog and Youtube channel.
Your one of my inspirations to start my very own 🙂
All the best for 2015
Love Hayley x