{Fashion Monday} May Fashion Favourites

I am still pondering how in two days time it will be June I mean, it feels like only a few days ago we were starting May and I was sharing the April Fashion Favourites post. It is already the last Monday of the month and I am sharing the May Fashion Favourites post which makes me realise there is no time to waste (relaxing is not time-wasting it’s a productive action for one’s soul body & mind).

When I shared the April Fashion Favourites post, it was a Bank Holiday in the UK and most commonwealth countries. Today is the last Monday in May and it too is a Bank Holiday in the UK meaning I do not have to go into work today, I can chill and relax but knowing how fast the year is moving I decided to do something productive whilst relaxing and I shall be revealing that in the coming weeks.

 

may fashion favourites

During the month of May, I had put together 4 fashion posts and one Father’s Day gift ideas fashion post. It was a lovely month to be sharing fashion ideas because almost all of the outfits are as a result of me being on holiday in Seoul, Korea and having a blast.

May Fashion Favourites

One Short two outfits – The weather in Seoul was absolutely blasting for spring, I think if in ever had such kind of weather in the UK we would be basking in warmth and happiness more often than the miserable and down-casting feelings we get with the dreary weather of ours. Because I do not get to wear shorts as often as I would like in the UK, I made sure to wear them everyday whilst in Korea. I had mentioned previously on the blog that, I would spend the majority of my time in Korea clubbing and true to my word we did that daily. So it became essential for me to put together outfits that I could easily pull from day to-night and shorts being my favourite items of clothing I did just that.

bodycon pencil skirts

Forever21 bodycon pencil skirts – I love skirts like the next person but bodycons were ones that I avoided like the plague because I did not know how to dress them until I had no choice but to buy bodycon skirts in forever21 whilst I was on holiday in Korea. After buying the first bodycon I dresses it with a bodysuit and went out clubbing, I got a lot of compliments and my confidence went up the roof so much that the next day I went and purchased 2 more bodycon pencil skirts. I have since found it easy to dress bodycon pencil skirts and hoping soon I will have the motivation and courage to dress bodycon dresses.

From Day to Night – As I have mentioned already, whilst in Korea I got the knack of putting together outfits that I could easily dress from day to-night without much effort. So when I returned I was thinking of how to dress any ‘dress’ from day to-night by looking at what I had in my closet and that’s how this outfit was born.

father's day gift ideas

Father’s Day gift ideas ~ Daddy’s choice – Though I have added this post with my May Fashion favourites, it is a gift idea guide than a fashion post. I do love men’s fashion and when my daddy chose the grey suit, grey tie and black shoes I knew I had to include it in my May Fashion favourites post.

Monochrome Inspired – I always dress in monochrome whether intentional or otherwise and I have noticed this about myself so I thought with the injection of colours that I am currently doing to my wardrobe why not share a monochrome inspired outfit with a tour of nude and rose gold. I mean what outfit doesn’t look good with rose gold accessories? With Nude it could be a hit or a miss but rose gold is always a winner.

There you have it, all the fashion posts that make May Fashion favourites post, which was your favourite fashion post? What is your style?

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  1. June 8, 2016 / 9:30 pm

    Great choices for May and for Father’s Day. I love that striped top it’s a great style that flatters the figure.

    • June 9, 2016 / 7:06 am

      Thanks, I am loving stripes too

  2. June 8, 2016 / 4:30 pm

    I love all of your picks and my favorites would have to be the Father’s Day Gifts.

    • June 9, 2016 / 7:06 am

      Thanks Jasmine

  3. June 7, 2016 / 9:31 pm

    I love finding a new item or style of clothing that you can wear in your own way. Really opens up some wardrobe opportunities!

    • June 8, 2016 / 6:46 am

      It sure does and that’s what I love when I am creating outfit ideas

  4. June 7, 2016 / 8:51 pm

    I like your picks for May!! My husband would love the Father’s Day picks too!

    • June 8, 2016 / 6:45 am

      Thanks Nikka

  5. Kita
    June 7, 2016 / 7:25 pm

    I love your May picks especially the bunny earrings. I don’t do bodycon but a nice maxi skirt or dress works for me.

    • June 8, 2016 / 6:45 am

      I am just getting into bodycon and loving it. I love maxi dresses and skirts too

  6. June 7, 2016 / 1:15 pm

    I wish I had the courage to wear figure hugging clothes these days

    • June 7, 2016 / 1:18 pm

      I love lose clothes but now and again tight clothes I love

  7. June 7, 2016 / 12:46 pm

    Some great ideas, you’ve got a large collections there 🙂 I’m a massive fan of pencil skirts so think that’ll be on top of my own list.

    Alina from The Fairytale Pretty Picture

    • June 7, 2016 / 1:16 pm

      Thanks Alina, I am loving pencil skirts too

  8. Robin Ruehrwein
    June 7, 2016 / 12:03 pm

    I love all of your picks! As always great ideas to put together easy outfits.

    • June 7, 2016 / 1:15 pm

      Thanks Robin

  9. Michele D
    June 7, 2016 / 11:41 am

    What an unbelievable collection for May. I love them all but especially those “from day to night”.

    • June 7, 2016 / 1:14 pm

      Thanks Michele, I had fun putting them together

  10. June 7, 2016 / 10:07 am

    My favourites would have to be the Father’s Day Gifts as I loved the suit it was a gorgeous slate grey shade.

    • June 7, 2016 / 10:21 am

      Thanks Ana, I enjoyed putting this together with my dad

  11. June 7, 2016 / 9:47 am

    Fab collection! I love the stripy top, stripes always look lovely don’t they? Love the pencil skirts too!

    • June 7, 2016 / 10:17 am

      Yep stripes do indeed and I love me some pencil skirts too

  12. Fi Ni Neachtain
    June 7, 2016 / 9:12 am

    Lovely picks, if only I could pull off the bodycon look! 🙂 My style is all about super girly florals or a completely opposite grungy look.

    • June 7, 2016 / 10:15 am

      Thanks Fiona, I love florals but don’t pull them off too well

  13. June 7, 2016 / 8:40 am

    I think the monochrome style post was my fave. As much as I’d love to wear pencil skirts, I just don’t have the figure for them lol x

    • June 7, 2016 / 10:09 am

      Awww thanks so much

    • June 7, 2016 / 10:11 am

      Thanks so much Kerry

  14. June 7, 2016 / 2:16 am

    These are great pieces, there are such great fashion trends right now. I have been buying a lot of black and white stripes lately.

    • June 7, 2016 / 10:01 am

      Yes u and me both

  15. June 7, 2016 / 12:05 am

    I have always loved pencil skirts. My office is now really casual so I don’t have a reason to wear them anymore.

    • June 7, 2016 / 10:00 am

      My office is casual but I still like to dress up a bit every now and again

  16. June 6, 2016 / 10:45 pm

    Great choices and great style! I really love the earings. I love body con things, but I don’t own too many. Thanks for sharing!

    • June 7, 2016 / 9:59 am

      Thanks so much for stopping by

  17. June 6, 2016 / 10:13 pm

    Love the choices and I think I’ve already mentioned that I like strips and flats 🙂 x

    • June 6, 2016 / 10:34 pm

      Hahaha you and me both

  18. June 6, 2016 / 9:45 pm

    What a great collection of May fashion favourites! I love them all!

    • June 6, 2016 / 10:33 pm

      Thanks Sarah

  19. June 6, 2016 / 8:58 pm

    I’ve been loving the black and white outfits. I don’t have a lot of outfits with stripes but I should.

    • June 6, 2016 / 10:32 pm

      I have been adding stripes too

  20. Pam
    June 6, 2016 / 8:18 pm

    I love the look of bodycon pencil skirts. I don’t wear them but I think so many of my friends can just rock them!

    • June 6, 2016 / 10:31 pm

      I love them look of them too and love how they look on me too

  21. June 6, 2016 / 8:15 pm

    I’m still so obsessed with blazers and bodycon skirts. Good to see they arent going anywhere anytime soon.

    • June 6, 2016 / 10:31 pm

      I know right they are where to stay

  22. June 6, 2016 / 5:54 pm

    This is a great recap of fashion favorites from last month. I love Forever 21. You can’t beat the price and great, fashion-forward items!

    • June 6, 2016 / 10:30 pm

      I am loving forever21 too now, before I couldn’t find anything I liked

  23. June 6, 2016 / 5:48 pm

    Whoo I love all these pieces you picked out! Great mix and match outfits 🙂

    • June 6, 2016 / 10:30 pm

      Thanks Claire

  24. June 6, 2016 / 4:50 pm

    I love your May fashion favorites. There are several items on there that I’d wear on a regular basis. You’ve got a very helpful Father’s Day list as well. I’ve been stuck on what to get my dad.

    • June 6, 2016 / 10:29 pm

      Aww thanks so much Terri much appreciated

  25. June 6, 2016 / 2:58 pm

    It’s nice that you can mix outfits that can be good from day to night. These outfits looks really pretty.

    • June 6, 2016 / 3:18 pm

      Aww thanks so much Franc, I try indeed

  26. June 6, 2016 / 2:57 pm

    I love the look of those Forever21 Bodycon skirts and anything monochrome gets my vote x

    • June 6, 2016 / 3:17 pm

      Thanks Rachel, monochrome is winning for me too

  27. June 6, 2016 / 2:24 pm

    These are some amazing styles. I am just starting to get into fashion, I need to start embracing my body and enjoying it. =)

    • June 6, 2016 / 2:47 pm

      That’s the best way forward, use what you have and make it work for you that’s what fashion is in my mind

  28. June 6, 2016 / 1:24 pm

    I can’t believe June is here I’m loving the monochrome trend.

    • June 6, 2016 / 1:38 pm

      You and me both, thanks Joanna

  29. June 6, 2016 / 10:07 am

    Absolutely loving the body con skirt outfit ideas!

    ♡ really lovely

    • June 6, 2016 / 10:33 am

      Thanks so much I am loving it too

  30. June 6, 2016 / 9:45 am

    I love the pencil skirts and the black and white striped shirt. And those gift ideas for Father’s Day are great, too, especially the grey suit.

    • June 6, 2016 / 10:32 am

      Thanks Alli, I love me a nice pencil skirt it has become a staple in my wardrobe.

  31. May 30, 2016 / 1:16 pm

    I think the monochrome post is my favourite because I could totally see myself wearing most of those things. I can’t believe it’s almost June as well x

    • May 30, 2016 / 3:23 pm

      I can’t believe it either but in just two days it will be June and thanks

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