{Fashion} Minimalism is the key

Hi there, with Christmas just 2 days away I have decided stressing about it won’t solve anything fast. As I mentioned in my Twenty fourteen December goals I will just be relaxing and enjoying life, saying that I am still yet to write the cards and send them off though my immediate family have already gotten theirs  thanks to Mango Salute and there creative and highly talented artists its everyone that has to wait for my hand delivery service. I shared in the outfits post what I will be wearing for the days before and after Christmas but was going through my wardrobe when I realised I have not done a clear out for a long time now.

When I went to Zambia this September/October I did not buy any clothes to take I just took whatever would fit in my 25KG max luggage limit and off I went because I knew I wanted to make room in my closet at some point this year. I am not going to lie and say I have not bought anything since because I have and though it was mostly for work I still did buy something. In thinking about what I want to update my wardrobe with I started to think ‘minimalism is the key’ here, I can’t just on buying & buying. I need good quality clothes which do not require much effort in up keep but lasts longer than your average joe.

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Now that that’s done with I wanted to share with you some of the items I have been loving from these two London based boutiques –  Sylvie Quentin and Tonic Clothing are two companies that I am slowly acquainting myself with, I am in love with some of their products which I have already pinned on my wishlist board.

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I have chosen One item from each company which I think every girl/woman/lady should have in their closet: A Smart coat and a Biker jacket, the smart coat will do what it says on the tin give your outfit a smart look and the biker jacket gives the vibes of wild side but yet so sophisticated when dressed well.

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Tonic-clothing smart coat

Product info: Smart Italian jacket. Navy with gold fixtures, also has waist belt by Silvian Heach.


sylviequentinSylvie quentin Biker jacket

 

Product info: Black Leather Sleeve with Zipper on each Arms Jacket with Fur Inside by Relish.


What do you think of my two choices, do you know any smart coats and/or biker jackets? Wishing you all and family Happy Holidays and Blessed Start to the New Year.

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38 Comments

  1. December 29, 2014 / 4:46 pm

    That jacket from Tonic Clothing is GORGEOUS! Beautiful picks!

    • December 31, 2014 / 10:25 am

      Thank you Rebekah

    • December 31, 2014 / 10:25 am

      Thank you Rebekah

  2. December 28, 2014 / 8:55 pm

    Love the Silvian coat, how pretty is that silhouette?!

    • December 31, 2014 / 10:25 am

      I know right?

    • December 31, 2014 / 10:25 am

      I know right?

  3. December 27, 2014 / 12:40 pm

    I would actually wear either of these coats! They are so gorgeous. Fabulous choices. I’ve not heard of either of these brands! Must look them up!

    Katie <3

  4. December 27, 2014 / 1:14 am

    The Sylvie Quentin jacket is beautiful, with its feminine, flattering silhouette nipped in at the waist, and off-centered button closure. The faux shearling lining looks sooo cosy too! I just ordered a contrast-colored shearling cropped jacket (dark brown sleeves, with cream body shearling detail exterior and gold hardware) by J Brand, and I’m super-excited to get it – love being cosy-warm in the winter. 🙂 I like your fashion sense!

    xo,
    lauriel
    EyeForElegance.com

    • December 31, 2014 / 10:24 am

      Thank you Lauriel, coming from a fashionable person like yourself its humbly. Will check out your blog and hope to catch a glimpse of the J brand cropped jacket

    • December 31, 2014 / 10:24 am

      Thank you Lauriel, coming from a fashionable person like yourself its humbly. Will check out your blog and hope to catch a glimpse of the J brand cropped jacket

  5. December 26, 2014 / 1:14 am

    i really like the tonic jacket. i really love having a minimalistic wardrobe. you should try project 333! 🙂 it’s helped me narrow down my wardrobe by so much.

    • December 31, 2014 / 10:22 am

      Thanks Esther, I will check out project 333

  6. December 24, 2014 / 7:16 pm

    I am totally into minimalism. I wear a lot of black, gray and navy and add color with scarves.

    • December 25, 2014 / 2:07 pm

      I do wear some of those colours but i am also trying add it pop of colour into my closet

  7. Alison Freisz-Steward
    December 24, 2014 / 4:52 am

    I absolutely adore that jacket!! Shopping in London?? Someday!!

    • December 25, 2014 / 2:07 pm

      Thanks, London is the best

  8. Apieceofrainbow Ananda
    December 24, 2014 / 2:04 am

    that tonic dress is so chic! i like how different it looks from most dresses!

    • December 25, 2014 / 2:06 pm

      It is indeed very pretty x

  9. December 24, 2014 / 1:45 am

    Vey chic! I would love a shopping day in London!

    • December 25, 2014 / 2:06 pm

      You would love it so much, going to Harrods tomorrow so excited

  10. ahealthier fitterme
    December 24, 2014 / 12:57 am

    we are traveling this year and I packed a ton of stuff to wear and have not used 1/4 of what I brought, because I am enjoying in doors activities with my family… no need for a fancy outfit around them..

    • December 25, 2014 / 2:06 pm

      hahaha no need indeed, have a wonderful festive holiday

  11. December 24, 2014 / 12:09 am

    Such cute clothes. I really like the navy Smart Italian Jacket.

    • December 25, 2014 / 2:05 pm

      Thanks Beth me too

  12. Jade Gidley
    December 23, 2014 / 10:02 pm

    I love minimalism in fashion! less is more 🙂 I absolutely love the first jacket it is beautiful!

    • December 25, 2014 / 2:05 pm

      Less is indeed more

  13. December 23, 2014 / 8:13 pm

    Oh, I absolutely adore the choices you posted!! I definitely believe minimalism is key! <3

    • December 25, 2014 / 2:05 pm

      Thank you Shipra

  14. December 23, 2014 / 8:05 pm

    Ooh, I love both of these! I’m a huge fan of minimalistic clothing in neutral colors-you can mix and match them! 🙂

    • December 25, 2014 / 2:05 pm

      That’s the idea I am working towards

  15. December 23, 2014 / 8:03 pm

    I wish I could wear jackets like this more often. It’s rarely cold enough in Florida, so it’s hard to spend the money. I love both of your choices, though!

    • December 25, 2014 / 2:05 pm

      Thanks and you lucky in the UK its more cold than warm weather

  16. December 23, 2014 / 7:17 pm

    Oh my! I can’t tell which one I like the most! Both are great choices 😀

    • December 25, 2014 / 2:04 pm

      They are i too love them both

    • December 25, 2014 / 2:04 pm

      Thanks Hun, its gorgeous

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