She talks Glam

She talks Glam - Green knit + Polka dot + Colourful bow

All about the bow

People usually say it’s all about the small details in life, the simple things that often go unnoticed, but that are everywhere if you look a little more closely…

Finding the perfect tea blend to bring you back to life in the morning, a clear blue sky, the smell of your favourite food in the house, laughing at a silly joke, spending time with your loved ones, a freshly baked croissant for breakfast, your latest musical obsession playing on the radio when you get in the car… my list could go on forever πŸ™‚

She talks Glam - Green knit + Polka dot + Colourful bow

She talks Glam - Green knit + Polka dot + Colourful bow

She talks Glam - Green knit + Polka dot + Colourful bow on the stairs

Fashion is governed by this same rule: the small details are usually the answer to a killer outfit!

I particularly love the details around the neck area: maxi knitted collars (seen on me here), ruffles (so in this season), buttons, illustrations , and of course bows! I just love the chic feeling of a shirt with a bow, so simple and effective, am I right? β™₯

This week I wander the cute streets of Cambridge pretending we don’t use coats in winter, dressed in a green knit with a polka dot white shirt & a delicate scarf tied in a bow for a subtle pop of red colour –not too Christmassy I reckon, but I may have gone too far by pairing it up with this backdrop? πŸ˜‰

She talks Glam - Green knit + Polka dot + Colourful bow before a red door

This scarf actually came with a bag I got years ago. The bag served its purpose and then went to the heaven of bags, but I clung to this little piece of fabric as I saw there was much more life left in it. And I was not mistaken: over the years I have used this little number as a belt, as a head band, as a bow… you name it!

She talks Glam - Detail of Green knit + Polka dot + Colourful bow

The outfit is completed by these flattering H&M high-waist skinny jeans that you saw on anotherΒ post and my summery polka dot white shirt, a staple in every wardrobe! Really looking forward to the warmer days when I can wear it on its own…

You may think it’s a bit risky to combine different patterns and colours in one single look, and this one hereΒ may not be everybody’s cup of tea, but I guess by now you have figured I am sort of a colour-addict and I do not mind “taking risks” when it comes to fashion πŸ˜‰ but of course you can always go for an all black ribbon-bow for a more classy touch!

At the end of the day, it all comes down to you owning your style, rocking your wardrobe, dressing for who you wanna be that day, and feel good about yourself β™₯

She talks Glam - Green knit + Polka dot + Colourful bow before a red door

She talks Glam - Detail of Green knit + Polka dot + Colourful bow

She talks Glam - Green knit + Polka dot + Colourful bow on the stairs

She talks Glam - Green knit + Polka dot + Colourful bow on the stairs

I have already talked about the feeling of joy and the importance of making a conscious effort to appreciate the good things around us. Today I say pay attention to the small details andΒ make your days count:Β laugh hard, push your own limits, make someone smile, dress as you like, be happy!

Have an awesome Sunday, glamistas!

Love,

Saida

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by Karol Pilch

{H&M Black high-waisted jeans and Green knit} {Stradivarius Polka dot shirt}

{Dorothy Perkins Block heels} {H&M bag} {Scarf fromΒ a Primark bag} {COS ring}

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47 Comments

  1. amyawilliams

    16th March 2017 at 12:51 pm

    Oh shoot I accidentally pasted a link to an Ed Sheeran at the end of my comment there haha :’)

    I meant to paste my blog, that’s so bad!

    Amy;
    Little Moon Elephant

  2. amyawilliams

    16th March 2017 at 12:50 pm

    This is actually such a beautiful outfit omg, I love your taste. The little things like the bits in this outfit really make it, I adore everything. One of my new favourite blogs right here πŸ™‚

    1. Saida

      16th March 2017 at 7:49 pm

      Awww, you are too sweet Amy, thank you so much for your kind words. It means a lot to me β™₯
      Hope you are having a fantastic week, Little Moon Elephant Xx

  3. Mel

    26th February 2017 at 11:41 am

    You rock that polka-dot and flower combination <3

    1. Saida

      26th February 2017 at 11:51 am

      Awww, thanks a lot, beautiful Mel! You are the best ^^

    1. Saida

      23rd February 2017 at 4:50 pm

      Thank you so much for your comment and for stopping by Siffat, I looove your blog!! β™₯

  4. Steal4Style

    23rd February 2017 at 1:31 pm

    I really like your shoes! They look so elegant and comfortable. I usually use this type of heels, these are so casual and chic at the same time! Have a nice day!
    Steal4Style.com

    1. Saida

      23rd February 2017 at 4:57 pm

      Thank you! I confirm: these shoes are the most comfortable shoes ever and they look so pretty! I was never able to climb up 10cm stilettos, so these block heels are my dream!
      Thanks for your visit Xx

  5. Cat

    23rd February 2017 at 10:19 am

    This bow is just the cutest! I love adding small details to outfits, & I’m obsessed with ruffles at the moment too πŸ™‚ x

    http://www.hello-cat.blogspot.com

    1. Saida

      23rd February 2017 at 10:02 pm

      Hi Cat, very happy to have you in my blog! I adore ruffles and everything that adds a bit of volume around the neck area, we have to enhance our natural features and I like that part of me πŸ˜‰

      Have a fab day, sweetie!

  6. Rina

    23rd February 2017 at 7:33 am

    You are so right! The small details always makes the biggest difference! I’m loving the neck scarf you’ve styled with your outfit here! Very Parisian chic!

    xoxo
    Rina Samantha
    http://www.andshedressed.com

    1. Saida

      23rd February 2017 at 9:59 pm

      You are an expert in making the small details steal the show, Rina πŸ˜‰
      Thank you for being so sweet in your comment, have a great end of the week!

  7. Jessica

    23rd February 2017 at 2:05 am

    I love the floral printed bow against your polka dot blouse!

    http://www.pennyanddash.com

    1. Saida

      23rd February 2017 at 9:58 pm

      So happy you like it Jessica, thank you for visiting my little corner β™‘

    1. Saida

      23rd February 2017 at 4:38 pm

      Very simple and effective touch, don’t you think Heather?
      Thanks for visiting β™₯

    1. Saida

      23rd February 2017 at 4:34 pm

      Glad you liked it, Katherine πŸ™‚

  8. sofia

    22nd February 2017 at 11:06 am

    Me encanta este look, besito guapa!
    Te espero por mi blog!!

  9. Kate Kouture

    21st February 2017 at 7:30 pm

    Love the polka dots….so cute!
    -Kate
    katekoutures.com

    1. Saida

      21st February 2017 at 10:07 pm

      So glad you like it, Kate, thanks for stopping by πŸ™‚

  10. Tamara

    21st February 2017 at 6:26 pm

    The scarf add such a nice touch to this look! And it look absolutely gorgeous with the green sweater!

    XoXo,

    Tamara – LoveofMode.com

    1. Saida

      21st February 2017 at 10:09 pm

      You are very sweet, Tamara, thank you so much for the read
      Have a great week
      Xx

  11. Jasna Zellerhoff

    21st February 2017 at 9:49 am

    Love your hair and outfit πŸ™‚ xx

    1. Saida

      21st February 2017 at 2:04 pm

      Thank you so much Jasna, really appreciate the support and nice words
      Love,
      Saida

  12. Alena Edwin

    21st February 2017 at 9:25 am

    Such an amazing post my friend. You look gorgeous.
    http://havebest.com

    1. Saida

      21st February 2017 at 2:01 pm

      Aww, that’s very kind of you, Alena. Glad you liked it, thanks a lot for your visit and comment πŸ™‚

  13. Grace Sawford

    21st February 2017 at 8:27 am

    this look is so cute! especially that bow! love it!
    have a great day!

    1. Saida

      21st February 2017 at 8:54 am

      Thank you Grace, you too have a great one! :*

  14. Yasmin

    20th February 2017 at 8:07 pm

    Lovely top, love a classic bow, it’s details that really make a look. Thank you for the insightful post, I totally agree that big events are nice but are not as memorable as getting coffee with friends, cooking a meal or laughing with family!

    xo,
    I AM YASMIN

    1. Saida

      20th February 2017 at 10:47 pm

      Dear Yasmin, thank you for your nice comment, I am currently trying to make more time for those memorable moments to happen more regularly πŸ˜‰

      Have a great week Xx

  15. ilijacfashion

    20th February 2017 at 7:38 pm

    Fantastic post, I very like your bag πŸ™‚

    new post
    https://www.instagram.com/ilijac/
    http://mensfashionobsession.blogspot.rs/

  16. emily

    20th February 2017 at 4:22 pm

    Loving the little hint of polka dots, and the bow scarf looks so pretty!
    x Emily
    http:/shedoes.com.au

    1. Saida

      20th February 2017 at 5:39 pm

      Many thanks Emily, you are so sweet! β™₯

  17. Dora

    20th February 2017 at 3:35 pm

    I totally agree with you. I think that sometimes the best thought out details may go unnoticed, but they always make the outfit. I’ve been loving bows as well lately. I’ve been into simple black bows with white shirts.
    Dora
    http://www.adropofindigo.com/

    1. Saida

      20th February 2017 at 5:00 pm

      Black bows are always a good choice, can dress up an outfit easily and add a bit of something to a plain look πŸ˜‰ I should actually follow my own advice and get one myself, as all my bows/scarves seem to be as bright as the sun!

      Thanks for stopping by and commenting, Dora. Lots of love Xx

    1. Saida

      20th February 2017 at 4:16 pm

      Thanks a lot! So glad you like them πŸ™‚

  18. Sonia De Macedo

    20th February 2017 at 6:57 am

    The small and simple things do get overlooked. I hate that I am so aware of this and yet constantly forget to notice and count them as blessings, especially when things aren’t so rosy. You could easily pile a list that would wrap around the globe threefold and that list theoretically should overpower any negative feelings too. If we just remember to notice them. I’ve got to make a more conscious effort to recognise such simple and easily attainable pleasures.

    Sxx
    http://www.daringcoco.com

    1. Saida

      20th February 2017 at 9:54 am

      First of all, thanks for visiting and for your insightful comment, Sonia! I think we both agree that our automatic pilot is actually on “get s**t done” mode and we sometimes need to be reminded to hit the breaks and look around ourselves and appreciate how lucky we are to have what we have β™₯ But as I mention in the post, the good things are everywhere, we simply need to pay more attention πŸ˜‰

      Hope you have a great week! Xx

    1. Saida

      19th February 2017 at 8:22 pm

      Thank you for visiting, Ilija! Glad you liked the outfit, have an awesome week
      Xx
      Saida

  19. violettedaily

    19th February 2017 at 6:06 pm

    I love this look and the bow is so nice for a perfect finish!

    http://violettedaily.com

    1. Saida

      19th February 2017 at 7:21 pm

      Awww, thank you so much Violette! πŸ™‚

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