a splash of claret

Tee – H&M
Scarf – McQueen
Maxi skirt – H&M

I have recently been loving basics. And where else from than H&M. I have accumulated tonnes of tees over the last few weeks, in all colours and levels of slouchiness. I particularly love this one which has a little breast pocket, sadly concealed by my scarf, and a V-neckline. So simple to wear and lends itself well to be tucked into high waisted skirts and such. And the claret colour is a shade braver than I would usually choose but I really like it, even if it does clash with my hair somewhat…
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35 Comments

  1. 2nd August 2011 / 7:45 pm

    I'm slowly gathering these H&M tees too, they are perfect! Love the scarf πŸ™‚
    xx

  2. 2nd August 2011 / 7:49 pm

    Love that colour on you – it's fantastic! I have the same scarf too πŸ™‚ x

  3. 2nd August 2011 / 7:52 pm

    Love that colour! And sometimes it is just all about the basics πŸ™‚

  4. 2nd August 2011 / 7:57 pm

    Amazing nails. Love the bright green. Nail polish, or covers?

    Memoirsofawardrobe.co.uk

    K x

  5. 2nd August 2011 / 8:05 pm

    Sometimes it feels relieving to throw on something basic xx

  6. 2nd August 2011 / 8:10 pm

    Gorgeous! It's nice to relax sometimes πŸ™‚ x

  7. 2nd August 2011 / 8:41 pm

    so jealous of your scarf I keep wanting one more and more xx

  8. 2nd August 2011 / 8:46 pm

    The McQueen scarf totally changes a basic outfit like that, it's a lovely look. I've been on the lookout for a t-shirt like that!

    Andrea πŸ™‚

    http://beautybyandrea.blogspot.com

  9. 2nd August 2011 / 9:46 pm

    I love H&M basics! They've always got loads of nice colours, they're dead cheap, and pretty good quality as far as I'm concerned. That colour really suits you. Your nails look amazing too!

  10. 2nd August 2011 / 9:46 pm

    I love h&m at the moment too! I have basically bought all my holiday clothes from there xxx

  11. 2nd August 2011 / 9:47 pm

    H & M are the best for basic tees! Scarf is great! xx

  12. 2nd August 2011 / 10:17 pm

    h&m have the best tees and tanks. cute scarf.

  13. 3rd August 2011 / 6:08 am

    the tee is lovely, I adore the colour! H&M bas basics rule!:) x

  14. 3rd August 2011 / 3:58 pm

    The scarf is fabulous. T-shirts and scrafs are a perfect pair! xo

  15. 3rd August 2011 / 5:21 pm

    You are looking sooo good!!! I like the scarf, it fits you πŸ˜‰

  16. 3rd August 2011 / 5:40 pm

    thank you all for your comments.
    My nail polish is from H&M, No Mambo Jambo, and I featured it a few posts before this one.

    Thank you for reading and taking the time to comment x

  17. 3rd August 2011 / 9:35 pm

    such a great outfit xxxxxscarf is great !hugsxx

  18. 4th August 2011 / 3:52 am

    Gorgeous scarf! I need an Alexander McQueen scarf. I love the red top paired with it.

    M.

  19. 4th August 2011 / 8:09 am

    I love it. The scarf just makes this gorgeous! New follower πŸ™‚

  20. 4th August 2011 / 10:33 am

    Love the scarf!

  21. 4th August 2011 / 11:39 am

    Alexander completes everything haha
    great blog, following x

  22. 4th August 2011 / 12:45 pm

    Love that scarf! xo

  23. 4th August 2011 / 5:39 pm

    THAT SCARF! Oh man. x

  24. 6th August 2011 / 2:09 pm

    LOVE the scarf!! πŸ™‚ x