11 August 2017

ONE ON ONE



There are few items that consistently remain as iconic as a strappy black dress. Pieces such as a classic white shirt and a pair of denim jeans for example. A personal paradigm of late, one I've continuously seen myself favouring more and more of. Regardless of hue, blue denim bottoms and a relaxed fit type shirt have become my exclusive signature staple. 

But when it comes to a white shirt, acquiring "the one" can prove to be quite challenging for me. Inconsistent sizing plays a big part, perfect in one section, far too tight in another. Or perhaps my issues lie within my broad shoulders, feeling as though many styles seem to enhance this self-perceived flaw rather than detract. It is a piece I find myself either in anticipation (which is more on the rare side) or in sheer dread when window slash online shopping as such difficulties immediately come to mind. 

That said the highlight towards pyjama type shirts has been a godsend for me. A most flattering and effortless design; one that no longer leaves me filled with trepidation over such purchases. Feathery light and opaque enough for a faint glimpse of darker undergarments this ASOS shirt has metaphorically swooped me off my feet. Much like the stages of a newly paired romantic coupling I've been searching for ways for us to remain coupled. Much like these baby blue jeans from Rosegal, a modern take on a classic with overly slashed knees, have become firm favourites. A pair I regretfully forgot to pack on my latest sojourn overseas to Portugal (more to come) and a pair I would have perpetually lived in during those two weeks abroad thanks to blissfully mild temperatures.


Busted knee jeans c/o Rosegal (more sizes here)  .   ASOS pyjama pocket shirt  .   Gucci Ace sneakers   .  Gucci wallet clutch

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Photos by Elizabeth Oro 

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53 comments

  1. Totally loving this style!! Those jeans looks so cool

    Candice | Beauty Candy Loves

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  2. I agree with you Sonia! And this shirt just suits u so well, looking gorgeous! I see how u love and feel good in this kind of style! xo

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  3. Cool casual look, and your Gucci accessories are everything!
    Kisses, Paola.
    Expressyourself

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  4. Awesome outfit and comfy very chic

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  5. Such a classic casual yet chic outfit, Sonia. Love! Those jeans rock, and yes to the pyjama top:)
    PS The trip is to Florida:D Disney and Universal Studios. The dragon is from the Wizarding World HP! Remember Goblet of Fire? :)

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  6. Hello my dear,
    I am soooo in love with that little Gucci sneakers ;)
    Hugs from Germany
    Isa
    www.label-love.eu

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  7. Very chic and simple :). Just love your sneakers and those jeans are trendy! ;)

    XoXo,
    Adriana.
    GlossyU

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  8. I love your outfit so much!

    Have an awesome day!
    xx Kris

    https://dreamingofpink.wordpress.com

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  9. Great post, I like it :)fantastic sneakers :)

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  10. You can't go wrong with classics like ripped jeans or white shirts! Have a good weekend x (and I'm jealous of your Portugal trip)

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  11. I find shirts so hard to buy too! Or anything white really! It's great this one gets ushc a good review from you - Asos have some wonderful things! :)

    Hope you are having a lovely weekend :)

    Away From The Blue Blog

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  12. Thanks a lot :D

    OMG without words. Totally in love with all combo my friend. Your sneakers are so perfect :D

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  13. This is such a great look and once you find the right pair of jeans and the right shirt it is always going to be a winning combination :) x

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  14. This looks is so pretty! I've been seeing those sneackers everywhere and I love them, they are super trendy

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  15. That is such a classic look. The shirt does fit beautifully. And I love those sneakers!
    xo, janea
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  16. I love how your look is so easy going. Love it
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  17. I know what you mean! The combination of a white shirt and denims belongs also to my constant favourites :) Like your look!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
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  18. Love the combo of white shirt and blue jeans! You look so cool!

    jointyicroissanty

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  19. Love the outfit! The bag and the jeans are amazing <3

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  20. nice outfit. it look chic and comfy <3 lovely photo

    have a nice day!

    - Inge
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  21. A crisp white shirt is such a fashion classic and staple. You chose a fantastic one and your styling is totally effortless and on point. I don't personally own a white shirt or anything white clothing because the color white somehow always instantly turns me into a dirt magnet ;p

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  22. That crisp white shirt looks fantastic on those fab jeans! You look so comfy!
    I have you have an amazing week!

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  23. I love this classic look and those jeans!! Its' a great casual look and those shoes are OMG!!
    xo
    S
    Grey Canvas

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  24. I ma obsessed with these Gucci sneakers! They look adorable styled with these jeans!

    xoxo,
    Vanessa
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  25. chic casual look, love the bag and shoes!<3
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    xoxo
    ayu

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  26. I LOVE the Gucci

    great blog post!!

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  27. I love this look, one of my favorite combo! So simple yet so chic!

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  28. This look is so classy and on trend at the same time. Totally adore your Gucci sneaker.
    Have a beautiful week.

    Love, Esther
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  29. What a cute outfit! I love the white shirt and the distressed jeans!

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

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  30. I love your outfit!
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  31. Pajama style is such a cool trend that I'm glad is in. I love how you styled these pieces together for a put together but laid-back look <3
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  32. I love this look on you. Those Gucci shoes and bag are goals! (Blogger envy!!!) hahah xx

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  33. Love how you combined that classic looking bag with those cool jeans and sneakers!

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  34. Great post, like it :)

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  35. Oooh, this looks like a perfect white shirt for you! It's very chic and flattering. I've got to keep a pajama-like top in mind next time I shop. Those shoes are the perfect touch as well!

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  36. Pyjama-style shirts really are a blessing to our wardrobes, haha. Also, LOVE your Gucci wallet clutch; such a lovely size, and ideal for evening wear too.

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    x

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  37. A great dress shirt is a must in a wardrobe and you look great. I love the bag and shoes too. That's one of the bags I keep eyeing, but honestly I can't decide between all the bags. I've narrowed it down to 4... lol Have a great week!

    Xo,
    Miki
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  38. I think a quality white shirt is always a good choice in a woman's wardrobe. I personally used to be obsessed with different styles of white blouses. A simple look with a pyjama-style shirt can be the most stylish sometimes.
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  39. Accessories on point! Your look is amazing :D

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  40. Super cute outfit!! I ordered a ton of stuff from ASOS for my vacation, but a lot of the stuff I ended up returning. I always find them to be so hit or miss. But clearly I still continue to shop with them, so I must like it! Hope you had a great trip to Portugal! Just read your story about your flight home lol. That is so crappy and a million times worse than my story haha. Were you alone?? That would be even more difficult to try and figure everything out by yourself, especially when everything is Chinese (lawd). Anyway, I will be looking forward to some Portugal posts soon! Eeeee! ;)

    -Emily www.coatandcoffee.com

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  41. Glad to see you've found that piece - I've had a white blouse/shirt on my list for years and still haven't found one! I don't like gaping at the bust which is a problem for me.

    ♥ Paula Shoe Fiend.
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  42. This is such a fabulous outfit! I just love your Gucci sneakers! And yay for finding an awesome pair of jeans and white top. :)

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  43. OMG I love this outfit so much, the denim are stunning! And the bag is ... wow
    xx Ele | http://elewithlove.it/
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  44. Sonia, you are so right! Finding the right white shirt is hard to do! I love yours and thanks for sharing wear you got it. Love your outfit and that purse is bad! :D
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  45. This is such a cute outfit and one that's one of my go-tos as well, it's so classic and a no fail! I love those Gucci sneakers, they're so pretty! I hope you're having a great week so far, beauty, and thanks so much for sharing!

    XO,

    Jalisa
    www.thestylecontour.com

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  46. Love the simplicity of this look! The Gucci sneakers are perfect!

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  47. I absolutely adore this shirt- it looks amazing on you. I agree that a PJ style shirt is such a great option and you have styled yours to perfection :)

    Rachel xx
    http://www.thedailyluxe.net

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  48. Cool style I reea<lly6 love a gucci sneackers !!
    have a good day

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  49. That's a pretty cool pair of jeans, sweetie! xoxo

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  50. I am desperate to find a good white shirt for myself, not sure if I should get a fitting one or a loose one though. Love your look here, Sonia, very chic.

    Shireen⎜Reflection of Sanity

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