Saturday, 5 June 2010

On the bench

Shorts & Belt: Vintage. Lace Top: TopShop. Blazer: River Island. 
Clogs: Jeffery Campbell. Clutch: Lara Bohinc

I love the dimensions of a blazer with really short shorts, it kinda balances the whole look. I also love the shape of this lace top. It's totally see through but still manages to be prim due to the high neck line and the structured shoulder. I wear it with a corset bra type thing and nipple plasters!

This week I went to the Volvo subject 60 party in London. So much fun! I met up with Sabrina from afterdrk and Andy from stylescrapbook .  Such lovely ladies! It's always so nice to meet other bloggers. The night was spent drinking whiskey sours, dancing our asses off and singing (badly) in the Volvo karaoke car. 
We completely monopolized the car and sang our little hearts out to 'I Will Survive' and 'Killing In The Name Of'. You can see some more pictures of the party on stylescrapbook ... I never remember to take my camera out!


Thanks so much to all of you who take the time to follow and comment on here. You are all my 
lovelies!



58 comments:

Tobi said...

I really enjoyed this post ! I'm envious over your Jeffery Campbell clogs, but I'm going to the states in August so I will def pick up a pair. The blazer fits you really well, good tailoring works a dream and cleans up any outfit.

I would love to know what your skin care regime is! Your skin is flawless, porcelain like!

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stilettolover91 said...

I love your lac top & shorts, but I'm so sick of everybody wearing Clogs i think they're so ugly!

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Ring My Bell said...

stilettolover91- If we all had the same taste in shoes the fashion world would be a very boring place! I personally detest thin stiletto heels (I think they look tacky and dated) BUT I can still appreciate somebody else's like for them :)

VerĨa^^ said...

you hav eamazing hair!:)

ANDY said...

So pretty!!! How do you get your hair to look so perfect all the time???? :D

I had so much fun last wednesday OH MY! hahahhaha

Hope to see you soon!! maybe for Fashion Week? Ill be there for sure

XOXO
Andy

Nisha said...

great outfit, and you make clogs look very easy to wear and i love that cuff/bracelet too

ps, i think your blog is great and your style is amazing :)

ANDY said...

P.S- Im adding you to my blogroll "friends of StyleScrapbook" as we speak :D

X
Andy

Li said...

Love the outfit, especially the mix of lace top, short shorts, and blazer!

Morgan said...

Wow, I only wish that I had the sense of style you have.

I'm tall, so finding nice clothes that don't make me look proportioned is so hard!

Mouthwash said...

loving those JC's on you girl!!

Amber
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Morgan said...

*unproportioned.

Julia said...

your hair is just amazing! is it all real?
i feel like commenting all of your posts...your blog is really one of my favourites!

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Angel said...

I LOVEEEEEE EVERYTHING about this look!! from the hair down to the clogs! although im not a fan of clogs.. it sure looks good on you!

japantoypanic said...

perfect outfit girl :)

Mariel said...

This is so lovely and basic!

Cocoa-Heats said...

Gosh I love this outfit...
You're like... a model for me, like... My goal in life is to be you :p jk, but I really really like your outfits though :)
x

Anonymous said...

Hi, I know you thank's to andy from the stylescrapbook, and I saw you in The beautiful life...this outfit is great,and I love your hair!! Good sunday, Ilaria

Michelle McNeill said...

love the blazer :)

Lainey said...

Loving the blazer and the clutch! You have an amazing eye.

Allegra said...

lovely look. I can't help but you totally remind me of Ashley Madekwe as Marissa in The Beautiful Life. stunning

La femme nouvelle said...

Couldn't believe it when flicking through fashion blogs and there was the absolutely beautiful actress from Secret Diary!

Now following your blog religiously, absolutely love your style. Its very fresh and fun and (best of all) so very British!

MIMI TRENDS said...

Love that outfit!

LUU H. said...

you look perfect!

Anonymous said...

I absolutely l-o-v-e-d you on Belle de Jour :-)

moded'amour said...

beautiful outfit, love your clogs!

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pkjb said...

loving that lace top, very pretty. ck :) x

Guava Girl said...

your bracelet is really pretty!

iva said...

i really like this outfit, and i totally agree with you about the blazer and shorts! ;)

Sam Danger said...

the look
the style
the blog
you

mint

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Sammi said...

Looks great! I LOVE your style & ur so stunning! =]

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xxx

raven said...

i just so happened to stumble upon your page about an hour ago via lookbook + had no idea you had a blog. i adore your bubbly + stylish character on the show. your photos + style alike are quite lovely, lovely.

yup, so much that the word 'lovely' beared repeating ;)

xo,
raven

The Vogue Diaries said...

gorgeous outfit!!

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Pixie Dust said...

So awesome, I first read about the party on Sabrina's blog and now I see you were there too - great! :))
xxx

fillescommeca said...

youre from the beautiful life right?! i absolutely love your style

Bub said...

Oh I love a good blazer and short shorts, not to mention paired with amazing clogs! I love this look and found it on lookbook - looks like you got a new follower! You are so gorgeous as well by the way - so jealous
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Federica said...

wowow totally found this blog casually and from the first pic i knew you were marissa:-))) totally loved the show and your accent is amazing (your style is too of course!). i've just found another wonderful blog to follow! i'm glad...

Cherokee said...

Lace never looked so good. Plus the blazer is great for anyone who is more modest but wants to pull this look off. I love this outfit.

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APieceOfCrap said...

I love the shoes! soo coool!

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sayablack said...

I adore your lace top and crogs!!
I just found your blog and following<3

XX
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Emily//The Lesser Panda said...

just found your blog through lookbook.nu's tumblr! love your looks so far, and Jeffrey Campbell shoes are the best!

Ring My Bell said...

Oh my goodness! Thank you sooooooooo much for all the lovely comments!

For those that asked- Yep I was in the The beautiful Life and Secret Diary of a call girl... I'm not hiding it I promise!

Love to all xxx

Clare said...

You are such a beaut, you look absolutely stunning!

tweet tweet tweet

x

Minami Takashima said...

These pictures are gorgeous!! U look amazing in the lace top!!

pinkpeas said...

thanks! i'm trying to decide on blonde vs. brown hahaha by the way you're beautiful, keep up the inspiring outfits :] !!!

La gamine said...

Hi! I'm from Belgium, and I love your outfit, and your hair are so beautifuuuul! It's my dream to have hair like that! Mines are too... stiff. :) haha, Bye!

Astrid said...

Oh my God! I came on your blog totally by accident (you're on the American Apparel website with a tank top of theirs) and I thought I KNOW this girl, and then I realised your on the Beautiful Life! I really love that show, can't wait till more episodes are made! I am definitely doing a feature of you on my blog, you're gorgeous!

Astrid
Poise & Vogue
http://poiseandvogue.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

I LOVE this blog! Amazing style you have!!
I'n gonna put you definitelly between my favorites ;)

Valentine said...

I love the shorts/blazer combination... really stylish...!!!

Well done

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-belgian fashionista-

ari said...

love everything about your outfit!! :):)
and yes the blazer looks great with the shorts it really does balance out the look


ari
http://lacatrinadelamoda.blogspot.com/

cleo said...

i newly find your blog and love it:)great style...
im a follower now:)
xoxox

Bara S said...

you have nice blog and i like your outtfit =)

Fashion Chalet said...

Love your nails, but you already knew that I'm sure :)

Now if only I could invite you over to do my hair!!!



xx

Anonymous said...

Hey Ashley! I think you are a very pretty girl, and I love your blog, but there is something that bothers me in your pictures. You never seems to stand straight and often look crocked.. I think it's a shame for someone pretty as you and I thing you should try to stand up straight especially your neck and shoulders...
Hope you won't take it the wrong way.

Bless

Ring My Bell said...

Anonymous- OMG I laughed SO hard when I read this! They're not school photographs!!!! They are 'fashion' shots. Shapes and angles make a picture interesting... to me. If you want straight on STRAIGHT shots you should maybe start your own blog :)

Kookie B. said...

you're one stylish lady. and pretty too! i love the lace top and shorts!

do send me some crazy love over at deathbyplatforms.blogspot.com :)

My Lack of Style said...

Amazing look, love your style!!

I got the same lace top from Topshop but I don't really how to wear it.. You can see everything through it and the shoulderpads are quite strange haha. But it looks great on you!

lilypebbles said...

Amazing blog! Just found you on bloglovin's 'up and coming'... LOVE that you are a London girl! London is the best! Especially North West :-)


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Sonja P. said...

I love your blog...and of course your style!!!

Found you via another blog...and i'm sooooo glad about it!

and what about "stay straight" ...now i've got something to laugh ...:D