Thursday, 23 May 2013

What I Wore // Attempted boho chic







Jeans - Matalan*
Top - Matalan*
Cardigan - Topshop
Shoes - Matalan*
Necklace - Matalan*
Sunglasses - Primark
Bag - Zatchels

I recently took part in Matalan's £50 challenge, with a view to take advantage of the new arrivals and create an entire outfit on a budget. I love Matalan anyway, but do think it takes some time browsing to really appreciate the potential. I fell in love with the boho style collection with an array of colours and vibrant patterns. 

Despite my awe though, I’ve never really been sure how to ‘do’ boho chic, and I never thought I’d be able to channel it very well anyway! Regardless, I picked up these gorgeous pieces without hesitation and made way for the fitting rooms to get acquainted with a new trend, set to become a new, welcome addition to my wardrobe. My favourite item is probably the jeans, such a bargain and really comfortable, and I added my new Zatchels bag for a pop of colour! You can read the whole post on the Matalan blog site here.

These outfit pictures were taken a couple of weeks ago now mind, I've been so busy revising and panicking about my final exam. I finished that today though, fingers crossed hoping that it went well - I'm on the fence! 

What do you think?
What Matalan bargains have you seen recently?

S xx



  1. That top is lovely! Matalan are my go to for jeans at the moment, they're so comfy, fit well and are really well priced xx

    Charlotte / coloursandcarousels

  2. Love the bag, the colour is amazing xx

  3. Nice job. I'm no good at boho chic either, but have noticed that fringy accessories, especially fringes on boots or big bags, add excellent boho effect.

    Thanks for sharing. You look great.

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  4. This is such a good idea! I used to always used to shop in Matalan but the more recent shops don't have much that I really like. I love the idea of creating a outfit for £50 though and that top is really lovely!

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  5. I really like the ombre style to the jeans - definitely a good look! x

  6. I really like the shoes and the necklace..very pretty and springy outfit :)

    Ila x

  7. You did boho very well :) and I love the bag, its so dinky! xx

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  8. You look gorgeous hun. I love a good matalan bargain! We don't have one where I live so miss out on a lot. I love the bag... would be perfect for my camera :D


  9. This is a great look, I really like your top and how nice is that Zatchels bag!
    Amy xx
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