Sunday, 26 October 2014

What I Wore // Travelbag Cruise Day to Night Outfit Challenge

Jacket - Topshop (Via eBay)
Top - Topshop
Tights - Primark
Shorts - Topshop
Clutch - ASOS (Via Depop)
Boots - Duo Boots*
Earrings - Accessorize 
Bracelet - Charms Direct (Charm)*

Top - Topshop
Shorts - Topshop
Tights - Primark 
Clutch - Asos
Earrings - Accessorize
Bracelet - Charms Direct (Charm)* (All as above)
Kimono - Topshop
Necklace - Coast at House of Fraser*
Shoes - Glamorous 

Recently, I was challenged by Travelbag to create an outfit that would be suitable for the any-occasion, day-to-night varied atmosphere that a cruise offers. This is my entry for a chance to win £500 cruise vouchers (come to me)! Now, I've never been on a cruise but I chose this outfit as its suitable for any occasion and its pretty easy to dress up and down. To transition the day night into the evening I simply swapped the ankle boots for heels (though a smart pair of flats would've done nicely for day and night), added a fancy statement necklace and changed into 'swishier shoulder coverage.' And with the base being shorts and a vest top, it'd be a quick job to remove the tights and jacket if things heated up during the day. 

I recently picked this clutch up from Depop - I tend to use the site mainly for selling but this pony clutch had to be mine at £10, and somehow it goes with everything. Or just because I say so. The shorts are also a recent addition and are a little more winter appropriate I'd say, (despite being shorts). They're of a super silky velour material with a little lace trim and a high waist to er, tuck my food baby into. 
These boots are also pretty Autumn appropriate, and I'm loving them already mainly due to how super comfortable they are - I have toe wiggle room! This was the first time I wore them out, but I'm looking forward to pairing them with different variations of sock - I'm not sure how sad that makes me but I'm sure you've been there before. 

You'll also notice a couple of new jewellery pieces. I am quite impartial to a statement necklace, and this Coast baby is something special. I love House of Fraser for things like this as theres so much variation between brands - Spoilt for choice really! This bracelet is brand new too and I'm loving the Tiffany-esque of it. I might even prefer it with its chain catch as I can actually do it up myself. I've only got one charm on it, and I probably won't add more anyway - Always a fan of simplicity! 

What do you think?
What would you wear for a varied cruise environment?
S xx



  1. Wow that statement necklace is to die for! Good luck in the competition!

  2. Love both U look great ! Hope u win c

  3. wow u look stunning! do you model? if not you should you deff have the look xx

    1. Oh thank you! And no, I don't! Believe me, there are 10 horrifying pictures to every one half decent one ;)

  4. What a great post. I love the outfits. Love your style! x

  5. Great outfits! Love the Kimono paired with the Asos bag. Your makeup looks lovely too. :)

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  6. Your skin looks amazing, and so glowy! I love those boots so much xx

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