Saturday, 19 November 2011

The cropped cut

bruno pieters x weekday knit
weekday coat
vintage belt

If you have been looking closely, you might have noticed me wearing pieces from the bruno pieters collaboration with weekday quite frequently. One of those rare high-street collaborations that just work. Simple garments with extraordinary cuts and details, sometimes it's about stripping it down rather than the opposite. Speaking of which, what were your thoughts on the versace x hm collection? I have to say it was a little bit too much for me... but I did however like the oriental flower print, and some of the stuff from the men's collection, I'll try to post some of my closet newbies over the next few days.

Anyway back to the knit.. I have been wearing variations of the crop top with high-waisted jeans more that I've had time to photograph. Last few weeks I have been especially fond of the combo paired with this beautiful pastel kimono to break up the black every once in a while... maybe the light blue does not have to be as seasonal as I originally thought.



Ivory † said...

I personally wasn't a huge fan of the Versace + H&M collaboration. Maybe sense it was overly hyped about it didn't appeal to me as much. But anyways, I adore your Kimino & I swear your hair is perfection.

whitney said...

That kimono is amazing! Love this outfit.

Tonya said...

OBSESSED with your kimono. The print is amazing as is the color. Love it :)

Jen S. said...

I LOVEEE the colors of that Kimono......


Veronica said...

This season I have been especially loving feather prints! Beautiful pictures, hope you are having a good day :)

xx Veronica

love oracle wild said...

Your kimono is amazing!!! I am still warming to the versace for h&m... a little ott for my liking but a few pieces i like.

love oracle wild x

The Fancy Teacup said...

Simply beautiful! Adore the cropped knit with high waist trousers look. x

Teresa said...

That kimono is amazing! Loving the proportions of the slightly cropped jumper underneath as well.

Rach said...

Love the Kimono! I'm not too excited about the Versace for HM collection but did love some of the mens stuff. I love your cropped knit also!

Asia said...

I totally agree with you about the Versace for HM collection I am a bit of a minimalist so some of the designs are a bit over the top for my taste.

Monica said...

that kimono is gorgeous, and that blue, ah lovely.


Tani L said...

I'm obsessed with kimonos right now! I think that beautiful blue is great with the all black. The perfect way to brighten up the winter blues.

Robyn said...

you always have gorgeous outfits, love your blog

jessica said...

That kimono is gorgeous! Love the colors together.

Night at Vogue said...

I love the color of the kimono!

Michelle Lee said...

Lovely kimono

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YAN.C said...

Wow gorgeous kimono the colours are wonderful.

Lauren said...

The kimono is perfect!
Have a fab weekend xx

Lifelessrobot said...

i actualy liked versace for hm. And you look awsome

Selina. said...

amazing kimono, beautiful color!

love, selina

Spell and the Gypsy. said...

wow so gorgeous to see our kimono in such an urban setting. Gorgeous! x L+S

vanillachic said...

amazing bright blue! love the kimono.

Joy. // said...

Looks good on you that cropped top!

Zoё said...

Agreed, I think the Versace collection was great with some amazing prints but some pieces were very in-your-face.
I love your outfit too, turquoise is so refreshing.

Sandra said...


marblava said...

Love the kimono! Amazing!!

Silvertigo said...

Definitely not a fan of Versace collaboration, especially after some comments miss Donatella has given afterwards. Enjoyed their leather pieces, but as I am on a tight budget, couldn't buy them even if I wanted to.

Back to your outfit: it looks really great, I like that kimono very, very much :) have a great weekend! xoxo

Vicki said...

I'm not a fan of the versace x H&M collection too...
I love your sweater :)


Krissy ~ said...

amazing kimono!
Krissy xoxo

Camilla said...

that kimono is so pretty

xo Camilla

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Sara Reverberi said...

Love the crop top with the long kimono!Beautiful color.

Raspberry and Rouge said...

AMAZING color! XO Rebecca

Naina said...

Love how gorgeous and 'mysterious' your shots are ... but sadly, we barely ever see your face :( Wanna see that smile, Sandra!

Red to Yellow said...

the kimono looks beautiful!!

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Bri said...

Gorgeous kimono.
At first, I was positive I wouldn't be impressed by the Versace x H&M collection. But it turns out, there are quite a few that I absolutely love.

Marion Masu said...

I wait for you on

Esther said...

Just stumbled across your blog from another one....and totally love your look in the post For the shorter days, just beautiful!!

Esther xxox

jessica said...

cool kimono! :)

The life after said...

I love kimonos. That colour is amazing!

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Joanne Christina said...

I like wearing all black with a touch of colour.

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Cloudy said...

I just love the kimonos from SPELL ....

it's such an unique design, coudn't be better!

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Mary said...


Habiba. J said...

I love kimono's, they are the perfect layer in fall and the bright colors just bring a pop. I would love it if you checked out my blog, I have interesting fashion posts you might love to read.

jas said...

pretty colour

Tanja van S - said...

Wow - beautiful outfit - love your jacket - great color...

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Guenda said...

lovely photos! I like them! :)

antonia said...

love thie colou of your kimono.
great shots!


Taru said...

Ihan mieletön kimono! Muhun kyllä kolahti versace malliston jutut osittain, varsinkin ne kreisit palmuprintint paidoissa ja leggareissa. Mut osa oli kyl vähän too much :D

Monse Fuentes said...

cool pictures!

At Fashion's Mercy said...

Totally agree with you about the Versage thing!
By the way you have an amazing blog and style!

Love it!!!

Christina Barcelona said...

oh... your hair... arhg, amazing!

SAMANTHA said...

I really love this, the kimono is a beautiful color and I love cropped knits too. The Versace x HM collection is definitely a bit much for me but some pieces are super cool

Cheska said...

Beautiful mix of textures, the black is perfect for autumn and winter, but the kimono just lightens the whole outfit, love it! x

Nahar & Nazia said...

great mix of texture and colors 8))) love the crop top!

The sister's closet said...

I love adore the top and the kimono!!

Dena TsaL said...

Lovely kimono!

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the gorgeous said...

I cant see any of your images in this post and the first one :/
I have read you are usually wearing weekday, I adore this brand but no way to buy any of this in Spain.. Do you know if there is any e-shop to find their products? thank u! ;)

Anonymous said...

Go with the white pair. There's something futuristic about them.

Jen Umm said...

great splash of colour


Avocado Sundays said...

wish we saw more of the kimono - looks amazing!

The Annachrist said...

ladies, bare your bellies! ;)

Emily said...

Love the bar belly. Rock it!
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