All Star Spangled With Nowhere To Go

Journal, Personal Style, Styling
This morning I awoke to an eagerly awaited parcel containing the top of my dreams –  the Realisation Par Bianca‘ blouse.
This coveted top amongst foxes worldwide has been on my to buy list since it came out and honestly, my soul needs it in every colour and print imaginable. At a price tag of $140 plus shipping and import charges – I unfortunately just couldn’t justify it as a recent and relatively broke graduate (how I mourn the days of getting a huge chunk of money every 4 months, that was the fucking one.)
After adding anything and everything Realisation Par to my eBay notification list, I found that the garm gods had shined down on me, offering the navy star print in my size. I pretty much watched it like a hawk for the final hour and went in for the kill, with great success. And i’m so glad i did; it’s so delicate and beautifully made it almost feels like a crime to wear it.
Unfortunately living in England where the weather is schizophrenic most of the time, I couldn’t commit to wearing this braless like i’d have liked to. I instead decided to wear it with a skinny bralet to spare me the embarrassment of nip slipping a total rando in the street.
I paired it with the greatest jeans i’ve ever owned (the Mile High skinny jeans by Levis), a pair of wedge espadrilles (how cliche of me) and my fave vintage clutch. I’m absolutely loving this whole basket trend at the moment but I just don’t feel quite Jane Birkin enough to pull it off; it looks a bit too kitch on me. This deep navy leather weave clutch I acquired whilst working for a vintage store is the perfect balance for me.
If you’re also feeling this outfit, i’ve linked to the stores below along with some more bank friendly alternatives.
Tie Front Star Top – Bianca by Realisation Par // HERE (Similar HERE, HERE & HERE)
High Waist Jeans – Mile High by Levis // HERE 
Woven Leather Clutch Bag – Vintage // Similar HERE, HERE & HERE
Espadrille Shoes –  Florence & Fred // Similar HERE, HERE & HERE
Mesh Bralet – Asos // Similar HERE, HERE & HERE
Necklaces – Coin Necklace // HERE
                     Leaf Necklace // HERE

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