Passion For Fashion Competition.

I came across this competition from Money Supermarket and thought I'd give it a go. Basically the idea is to come up with 5 different outfits for 5 different occasions...Casual, Office, First Date, Outdoors and Party for under £200 each and explain why you chose the pieces. The overall winner will get £1000 and an iPad 3 with 5 other winners getting £200 each. Really great prizes and I really enjoyed putting this blog post together despite sitting here for hours finding the items! Check out the competition yourself here. Which is your favourite?!

Jacket - Primark £25
Boots - Topshop £45
Jumper - Topshop £26
Jeans - Topshop £38
Bag - New Look £14.99
Necklace - Miss Selfridge £10
Bracelet - Miss Selfridge £4
TOTAL £162.99

I love the leather sleeves trend right now and this lovely khaki jacket from Primark is such a bargain and very in with the army trend for this season. I'd team it with a nice knit jumper like this one from Topshop for some extra warmth and a trusty pair of black skinny jeans. I think a good pair of jeans is something great to invest in as they are something you can wear alot. I adore these boots from Topshop, they would go with anything so are a good investment piece for Autumn/Winter and add a bit of glam to a casual outfit. To finish off this look I'd add a black leather satchel and some jewellery. I'd wear this outfit to go shopping or to lunch with friends. This entire outfit comes in way under £200 which I think is fantastic. You can always find a few discount codes flying around the internet too and of course if you're a student you can get discount in quite a few shops, Topshop being one of them.

Shoes - Topshop £50
Dress - New Look £16.99
Watch - River Island £25
Bag - ALDO @ ASOS £45
Jacket - River Island £60
TOTAL £196.99

I've never worked in an office but this is what I'd wear if I did. This dress is a bargain at £16.99 and a very flattering item that you could wear in many different ways. I'd team this dress with a lovely jacket like this one from River Island which is quite expensive but just sets off the outfit perfectly and with the dress being so cheap you can get away with a few extra pennies! A statement jacket you'd wear a lot is something I wouldn't mind paying a little bit extra for. I'd go for a pair of ankle boots like these from Topshop with a statement toe for a bit of extra glam. For the office I'd expect you may need quite a big bag, maybe one to fit in your laptop and lots of paper work so I think this one from ALDO is perfect. I'd expect you may also need a watch so you can count down the minutes to home time right?! This one from River Island is £25 and has a touch of Michael Kors to it and goes nicely with the grey tones of the jacket. I think this outfit is the perfect balance between professional and on trend.

Dress - Topshop £26
Tights - Topshop £6
Boots - H&M £24.99
Jacket - River Island £60
Rings - H&M £2.99
Bag - H&M £24.99
Headband - Dorothy Perkins £5
Necklace - Dorothy Perkins £10
TOTAL £159.97

I have never been on a 'first date' as such despite having a boyfriend of 4 years! I expect on a first date you'd want to make a good impression. I guess it depends where you're going as well but I'd say this outfit is more of a dinner and drinks outfit than a cinema date outfit. I went for this lovely magenta dress from Topshop which at £26 is a good price for a Topshop dress. I love berry shades for Autumn/Winter and they are very on trend this season. With it being Winter I would add a coat like this one from River Island and wear black opaque tights to keep warm! I'm a big fan of ankle boots so I'd wear these lovely ones from H&M which are a brilliant price. I'd finish this outfit off with some silver jewellery, a cute headband and a black bag. I think this outfit is dressed up without looking like you've made loads of effort and is classy and on trend.

Disco Pants - GlamorousUK £29.99
Blouse - River Island £40
Shoes - Topshop £65
Rings - Topshop £8.50
Bag - New Look £19.99
Bracelet - Miss Selfridge £8.50
TOTAL £171.98

As soon as I saw this category I knew I was going to go for Disco Pants. I'm totally in love with them at the moment. These are of course similar to the American Apparel ones for a fraction of the price and are perfect for a party. Disco Pants are everywhere at the moment, everyone wants a pair! I'd go for a sheer blouse tucked in to show off the high waist of the trousers or you could wear it tucked out to cover up your bum! I fell in love with these gorgeous glitter shoes from Topshop so I had to include them and then I found the clutch bag with the same kind of colours, perfect! I would go for a few pieces of jewellery to finish off this look, I love silver and there's alot of gothic pieces around for the Winter which I also love. Jewellery can really add to an outfit. I would definitely wear this outfit to a party this Christmas, just need a party to go to now!

Jeans - Miss Selfridge £36
Coat - Dorothy Perkins £65
Jumper - H&M £14.99
Boots - H&M £29.99
Hat - H&M £3.99
Snood - H&M £7.99
Bag - eBay £11.99
Umbrella - River Island £15
TOTAL £184.95

I'm a Winter girl, I totally love the cold, the frost, snow, and woolly jumpers! I love walking my dog in the cold weather and I also spend a lot of time shooting on location in the Winter (I'm a photographer!) and I think this would be a perfect outdoors outfit for this season. The coat is bang on trend with the leather accents on the pockets and collar, it's a lovely length and £65 is a good price for a coat that will hopefully last you a few years. Metallic is another new trend so this glittery jumper from H&M is perfect and a bargain at £14.99. I love a dark outfit with coloured accessories esp berry shades in the Winter. I think these boots are perfect for winter, flat but a tiny heel and chunky, which I love. These would be fab for standing around in the cold on a shoot or walking the dog. I would always wear a beanie in the Winter when I'm outside, perfect for keeping your ears warm and your hair from getting in a mess. I'd wear a matching snood or scarf and probably gloves too. Going back to my other love of boho things, this tassel bag is gorgeous and only £11.99 on eBay!


  1. I love all the outfits you did, especially the office one. I love that River Island jacket. Now following you. Naomi xx


  2. this is pretty much what I want my winter wardrobe to consist of! :)

    new follower x


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