Friday, 20 February 2015

OOTD || vintage tartan jacket & new strongest natural material discovered!

jacket - vintage fair || dress - New Look (super old) || cross print tights - so fucking old I actually have no idea
frilly socks - Topshop or some other generic high st. store || creepers - Urban Outfitters (old)
I love this outfit so much. The interesting lighting hasn't even affected the colours so you can still appreciate it all ;) I mentioned the jacket before and this is it! It was only £10 at Lou Lou's Vintage Fair which came to Portsmouth the other week. I've been searching in charity shops for a new jacket for ages, I'm so glad I waited and finally found this. I bought the dress in a sale so it was also pretty cheap, I'm sure I remember it being like a fiver or something 'cos it was the last one. Such a cosy and easy to wear dress.
The creepers were also in a sale. Yes, OK, so they're expensive even at sale price! They were still £50 but it's not like £50 for a silly pair of shoes that I can't walk in and would only wear a few times... £50 for a pair of decent, sturdy (I sound like a granny, lol soz) seriously comfy yet stylish shoes... well I think they're adorable anyway. I get so much wear out of my black ones, I need to wear these ones more, but I consider them my "fancy" creepers haha! 

Only two days ago my uni published their news! Researchers at the University of Portsmouth have discovered the strongest natural material known to man - even stronger than spider silk which was the strongest before this! They discovered that limpets have tiny teeth with a structure that could be replicated to make cars, boats, and planes of the future. Read a bit about it here! And then google it 'cos it's all over the news and it's pretty damn interesting. Am I proud of my uni?! Hell to the fucking yes I am!!!

So, what do you guys think of the jacket!? Soooo worth £10! And what about the shoes? One of my housemates hates creepers and says they're ugly, do you agree with her? Or do you think they are super adorable and comfy like me? ;) I included the bit about the research 'cos it's so so exciting!! I love science and this is something pretty incredible :) do you like reading bits about science? Even if you don't study it I think it's so worth knowing little bits of it. 

ps. no leggings this time... ;)

19 comments :

  1. I love this entire outfit! I need to get me some "Fancy" creepers! :') x


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  2. perfect outfit, love every single piece you are wearing and the combination looks amazing! x

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  3. Randomly found your blog and can’t express how I like it!


    Diana Cloudlet
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  4. Congratulations to your uni! And I love your outfit!


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  5. Love this outfit! That jacket is incredible for just a tenner & I think the creepers are worth it!
    That's so interesting about the research at your uni, woah!
    Maeve // Thrift O'Clock

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  6. Do I live in a foreign part of England where there is no sun?
    You look beautiful, as usual. Also, we have the same socks and I can confirm, that the generic high-street shop they came from were indeed Topshop. These socks shall symbolise are friendship from this day forth.
    WHO COULD POSSIBLY NOT LIKE CREEPERS. AGH.

    How strong is this material? Could they make Captain America a new shield in time for the next movie?

    Other Infinities

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  7. Love this outfit. I love vintage clothing so this outfit really appeals to me. I love how the two pieces are kind of tartan and match in that way. :D

    Ellen,
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  8. I have two pairs of creepers, a black pair with leopard print on the top and a black rocket dog pair that are kind of ankle boot height. The second pair are a bit small and I can't really wear them (they were a gift), but the others I adore and they are so comfy. Although, I don't wear them all that much, but I'm not sure why, because when I put them on I feel awesome. I hate when I have a clothing item like that. I think I'm self conscious to wear them, but I don't know why. But I have started wearing my DMs to work, so maybe...


    I totally just banged on about a pair of shoes for an age...

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  9. I must say I agree with your housemate. I hate creepers, not because I think they're ugly, but because I never look good in them. I mean, why don't I look good in them? Ugh...


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  10. Haha thank you, you deffo do ;)

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  11. Aw thank you, I love this outfit too :)

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  12. Aw thank you, that's so sweet! :')

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  13. Aha thank you - it's very exciting! :D

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  14. Thanks gal :D I know! What a bargain! I thought it was £30 so when she told me it was £10 I had to have it! Creepers are deffo worth it, comfiest shoes I've ever worn. Yeh it's so cool! So lucky to be studying here :D

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  15. Haha maybe :P it's sunny like half the time, then soon as I step outside it rains.
    That's what I think!! Creepers are gifts from the Gods'! So beautiful and comfy little feet homes.
    That... is the best idea I've heard! I doubt it'll be ready in time, but we should write to Marvel and suggest they include it in the storyline. Maybe we could act as the scientists who developed it... :O

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  16. Thanks Ellen :D yeh I wasn't sure about the patterns but they seem to mesh well together :D

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  17. Ooh the black and leopard print pair sound amazing, I've wanted some leopard print creepers for years! I know what you mean, I have a pair of huge, really gothic DMs that I rarely wear cos I am too scared haha :P creepers are too comfy and cos mine are black they go with everything so I can't help but wear them :P


    Hey look at that! We could totally be mainstream fashion bloggers, chatting about shoes for posts and posts!

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  18. Aw no I'm sure that's not true! I think they suit everyone, you just gotta get them on and embrace them :P

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  19. Oooo loving the tartan, great look hun!
    x

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