WIWTW: Mumford & Sons’ sister and summer accessories

Hey guys! Welcome to another What I Wore This Week post, where I feature an outfit I wore during the week, the occasion and how I styled it.

This week’s outfit is mostly centered on my favorite accessories from my summer wardrobe. Also, I look like one of the Mumford & Sons, hence the title.

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Event/Occasion: Running around town
Lipstick: Sephora R02 Courtisane in dark red

Here’s what happened: I was supposed to run errands around town and visit friends, so I had planned to wear a sweatsuit. I really prefer comfort over anything, but then I remembered this beautiful white shirt with a grandad collar. My mother wore this shirt when she was my age, so it’s even more special to me.

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It was pretty windy outside so I decided to wear a simple black blazer from H&M to cover my arms. Underneath, I wore my mother’s white lace shirt, which I can now consider vintage. I have no idea where she bought it, but I know it must have been some awesome store because it’s still in amazing condition.

I knew I was going for a black and white combo, so to dress up the look, I wore my black printed leggings from Select with my leather black booties from André and this cute faux leather bag from H&M. To finish off the look, I wore a black hat from H&M, instead of going for my bright pink umbrella (it was supposedly going to rain that day).

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To get my look, check these out:

Hat: $19.90 at Forever 21
Blazer: $147.00 or 129.00 at Zara Men
Shirt: $28.00 or €24.99 at Jodhpur
Leggings: $16.69 or £10.99 at Select
Booties: $119.00 at Zara
Bag: $32.00 at Brandy Melville

I usually have the following things in my black faux leather backpack from H&M:

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-Wallet from River Island
Ray-ban Wayfarer sunglasses
-Pack of tissues
-Shea butter (for dry lips, skin, hair, etc.)
-Pack of gum
Sephora‘s mini deodorant spray and mint-flavored mouth spray
-Nivea face cream
-Small bottle of water
-TCL transportation card
-Hand sanitizer
Yves Rocher blackberry hand cream
-Lipstick (this one is L’Oreal Paris Color Riche by Freida #01)
-Phone & charger

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Garde Robe: Emilie

Emilie Dooh-bill

21 y.o

“Solange Knowles inspires me so I always try to wear unique clothes that people notice. I like to wear different types of outfits so that I stand out from others.”


“Je m’inspire beaucoup de Solange Knowles donc j’essaye toujours de prendre une piece qui tape à l’oeil. Je porte toujours quelque chose de différent pour me démarquer des autres.”

© Sidney Lafrontière & Zahra Louise-Julie

Garde Robe: Lamini

Lamini Angel

22 y.o

Instagram: @pepeange_l

“As long as I’m wearing a good pair of jeans and sneakers, I’m cool. I get inspired by magazines and especially British fashion. Over there, you can wear whatever you want.”

“Du moment que j’ai un bon jean et des baskets qui vont bien ensemble, ça me va. Je m’inspire des magazines, et surtout de la mode anglaise. Là bas, tu peux porter ce que tu veux.”

© Sidney Lafrontière & Zahra Louise-Julie

Meet the talent behind Little. S

When I first heard about Sandrine Beaud and her beautiful clothing line, I was expecting to meet a young woman in her late 20’s. To be honest, I was pretty nervous yet excited to meet the woman behind the hand-made bohemian-meets-elegant outfits I saw on her Facebook page and blog. To my surprise, Sandrine alias Little. S is a 19 year old university student with an incredible gift for designing and sewing with four years of experience under her belt.

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The first thing that I noticed was Sandrine’s bright smile when she talked about her creations. Then again, if I knew how to sew entire outfits made from cloths and curtains bought in second-hand shops, I’d be just as proud. I followed Sandrine into a backstage area where her outfits were neatly hanging so I could see them up close. This entire outfit was made out of curtains:

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Sandrine started sewing and designing when she was about 15 years old. When her cousin nicknamed her ‘Little. S’ after Little J (Gossip Girl), the name stuck with her and became a popular word on her 18K followers’ news feeds. Little. S wasn’t always this notorious: she created her first piece in her grandmother’s kitchen when she was in middle school, and quickly learned how to use a sewing machine. Soon after, she moved her workshop to her own place and started her blog.

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© GONES Photographies

Hers parents brought her to second-hand fabric shops where she would buy recycled curtains and cloths to use. “It’s so much cheaper,” she told me, “and on top of that, I get to give an old piece of cloth a new life.”

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People started to notice Little. S more and more because at the time, it was uncommon for a 16 year old to design and make her ow clothes. However, she doesn’t wear her own designs because Little. S is a completely different person from Sandrine. Little. S has a more elegant, chic attire with a pinch of craziness whereas Sandrine likes to dress simply and doesn’t like to draw attention to herself.

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Her greatest inspirations are Alexander McQueen, nature and many fashion bloggers (particularly Color Me Nana and Rumy Neely). Sandrine’s designs are mostly oriented towards young women her age. “Women my age are more daring and are able to pull off a flowy, sexy outfit”, she explained.

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However, for Sandrine, the hardest part in designing Little. S’s outfits is trying to recreate a design that she drew. The most important part is doing what she loves. “I don’t want to be surrounded by snobs in the fashion industry, I’m here to enjoy doing what I do.” In the next couple of months, we’re finally going to see Little. S’ brand name and the start of her fashion line. She plans to finish her Information & Communications studies and then study fashion to develop her skills. To follow Little. S and keep up with her new creations, you can like her Facebook page, follow her on Twitter and follow her blog:

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twitter @leblogdelittles
internetLittle.S’ blog

WIWTW: Kimono Weather

Hey guys! Welcome to another What I Wore This Week post, where I feature an outfit I wore during the week, the occasion and how I styled it.

This week’s outfit is entirely based on my favorite piece of clothing from my summer wardrobe (30°C guys!), a crispy white lace kimono.

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I know, my hand looks weird here, but this usually happens when I’m posing for a picture and I don’t know what to do anymore. It’s such an awkward situation that I end up doing something awkward with my hand and it turns out like this.

Event/Occasion: An evening walk
Lipstick: Afghan Red Satin Lipstick by Nars mixed with foundation

Sunny weather calls for sunny clothes, so I decided to wear my white lace kimono from New Look. White lace is totally in this season, and thank God because I have so many white lace pieces leftover from last year. White lace is not only elegant but really becomes the center of your entire outfit whether you’re wearing a dress, shorts or a kimono like me. If you choose to dress casually, the rest of your outfit should be pretty simple because white lace is fancy enough.

I chose a simple black tank top from Forever 21 to wear under the kimono so that the black would contrast perfectly with the white. I usually do this when I want to emphasize my statement piece (in this case, the kimono). I opted for a pair of dark blue high-rise jean shorts from H&M because again, the dark blue lets the white take over the show. If I wore light blue shorts, the white wouldn’t have stood out as much.

Finally, to dress down the look, I wore my comfortable-like-slippers Nike Air Force 1 sneakers. Their color brought out the white kimono perfectly, and completed my entire outfit!

To get my look, check these out:

Kimono: $27.90 at Forever 21
Jean Shorts: $76.00 or €68.00  at Abercrombie & Fitch
Tank top: $1.80 at Forever 21
Sneakers: $180.00 at Nike

Stay tuned for new outfits featured in What I Wore This Week by checking the Fashion section on my blog weekly :) ALSO, make sure you don’t miss out on our very first Garde Robe article by subscribing to Breakfast with the Beatles by clicking on ‘Follow me by Email’ on the top right-hand corner of this page!

WIWTW: Shopping with Sidney

Hey guys! Welcome to another What I Wore This Week post, where I feature an outfit I wore during the week, the occasion and how I styled it.

This week, before I start off WIWTW, I have someone that I’d like you to meet. Sidney L. is a young man whose creative fashion sense and talent inspired me to start our new project, Garde Robe which will be brought to you very soon. Yes, I  said our project, because you’re going to be treated to a collaboration of multicultural street styles, contemporary trends and creative bloggers in Europe, hand-picked and photographed by Sidney and myself.

Yesterday was a lovely day so I went shopping with Sidney and stopped for donuts, which really is all I’ve ever wanted in life: to shop and eat donuts.


Event/Occasion:
Shopping Downtown
Lipstick: Afghan Red Satin Lipstick by Nars

To get my look, check these out:

Black crop top: $24.00 at Brandy Melville
High-rise jeans: $25.00 at Hollister
Booties: $119.00 at Zara
Bag: $33.93 or 29.99 at New Look

To get Sidney’s look, check these out:

Hat: $24.00 or €20.99 at Galerie Lafayette
Jacket: $68.00  at Asos
T-shirt: $25.90 or £16.99 at New Look
Jeans: $37.00 or £23.99 at Bershka
Sneakers: $85.00 at Nike

Stay tuned for new outfits featured in What I Wore This Week by checking the Fashion section on my blog weekly :) ALSO, make sure you don’t miss out on our very first Garde Robe article by subscribing to Breakfast with the Beatles by clicking on ‘Follow me by Email’ on the top right-hand corner of this page!

Welcome to… Garde Robe!

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Garde-robe (ɡaʀdəʀɔb): French feminine noun for “a collection of clothes”

What if I told you that the world is a wardrobe, just like Narnia? When you look at people going about their daily lives, what’s the first thing you see? Their clothes, a collection of garments they put together intentionally or not. Think further, and imagine how they decided what they were going to wear that morning.

Did they choose the outfit the night before? Did they match one pattern purposely with another? Did they opt for heels instead of sneakers? Did they decide that blue was the new black for spring time? The whole world is our wardrobe and I’m here to prove it to you with Garde Robe: a brand new fashion project featuring multicultural street styles, contemporary trends and creative bloggers in Europe.

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