17 August 2015

Girls jean style challenge - Topman

c/o Topman Jeans | Zara Patent leather loafers - Similar  | Dorothy Perkins shirt | Topshop Lace Bra | Guess belt | Daniel wellington watch

Gosh I love London sometimes, getting to stroll the streets and enjoy the sights, I was feeling rather sassy in this outfit, nice mix of classic and a get away from my staple stripe. New jeans ella? well Topman wouldn't be my first port of call for a pair of jeans, so when I got involved with the Girls jean style challenge I knew that I wanted to find myself a chic pair, chic pair of men's jeans is it possible? 

I opted for a simple classic jean colour in the Mid Blue Stretch Skinny style, as I normally go for black high waisted skinny jeans I thought it would be a bit more of a challenge as I seem stupidly intimidated by the blue of the jean. The jeans themselves were a great fit around my legs and being so short I naturally rolled the legs up as that's how I normally like to wear them. My look was inspired by my love of a simple elegant Parisian inspired look. Loose baggy shirt with a good pair of fitted jeans, I was a little worried that the jeans would be boxy and unflattering because lets face it men have roomy jeans for a reason, but once tucked in the shirt extenuated the hips and I felt comfortable.  I have slowly been trying to build a wardrobe of more stylish timeless carefully selected pieces as I feel since loosing weight that it's the best for me, as I now know what suits me so being able to add these jeans is great as they're comfortable as part of an everyday outfit or a little dressy with kitten heels. 

Have you ever brought mens jeans did they make you feel sassy?

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Massive thank you to Paige Joanna for taking the photos.



  1. I have a pair of my brother's old Topman skinnies. They're surprisingly comfortable and (like you say) great to roll up for a more relaxed look!

  2. Looking beaut!! Glad you like the photos :D xxx

  3. You look amazing Ella! I love the photos.
    I still can't get my head around this challenge, I can't image having to pick a mens pair of jeans! You definitely pull them off well!


  4. I've never thought to try mens jeans but maybe I'll give it a try! You look lovely here :))


  5. That's a pretty cool challenge, can't say I've seen it before.

    Buckets & Spades

  6. I nearly only buy men's jeans! Is that weird!? Every now and then I'll find a really good pair of women's jeans, but I really like the extra room in the calf that men's jeans give. I also think the denim feels a lot thicker and more durable...I don't think I'm imagining that am I? To be honest too, Topman do some serrrrrriously small sizes for men, so it's not hard to find a xs, wear them high on your waist, roll the cuffs up and belt them - it just means tucking in a shirt like you've done here to accentuate the curve of your hip and thigh to make the outfit more 'girl' than boy! :)



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