Outfit Of The Day: Leather & Lace!

I’ve always been a girl to splurge on beauty products and makeup more than anything else, but recently I’ve developed a bit of an online clothes shopping addiction!  It’s terrible because I spend large amounts of money in chunks but I just can’t stop!

I’ve decided to try and start doing some outfit posts so show off my new purchases.  I went out to Burghley Manor House in a beautiful town called Stamford last weekend, with my boyfriend Andrew and his parents and I took along my camera (and my new lens) with me.  Here are some snaps!

My clothes: Lace Top – New Look, Leather Trousers – River Island, Fluffy Cardigan – Primark, Sunglasses – Dorothy Perkins.

The sun was shining so we made our way through the houses’s sculpture garden and ‘the garden of surprises’ which was full of interactive water features, mazes and mirrors, before settling down in the orangery for tea and cake.  We also spotted some deer and imitated them (as you do).

I found out about these leather trousers after reading about them on Anna’s blog and I purchased straight away.  They are a good length once folded up at the bottom (I’m ridiculously short so this is normal for me) but are a little tight around the waistband which means I have to regularly unbuckle!  I wasn’t actually going to keep the lace top (I feel guilty for buying too much and try to take something back) but teamed with the leather it looks okkaay so I kept it!

I hope you liked this post and something a little different!  Let me know if you would like to see more!

Would you like to see more of my outfits?




  1. March 18, 2014 / 11:07 am

    Hehe, those last two pics are cute 🙂 And definitely wouldn't mind seeing more outfit posts! I really like what you're wearing here. Lace and leather go great together. They create the perfect balance between rock 'n roll and cute.

  2. March 18, 2014 / 11:22 am

    ooooh the lace top looks wonderful (its probably just my dire love for anything lacey talking but it really does look good) I understand your 'being short' problems, I always end up looking like a middle schooler when I dress. The outfit posts are wonderful and you definitely should try more! -Aish xx

    Babbles to the World

  3. March 18, 2014 / 11:58 am

    amazing girl<3

  4. March 18, 2014 / 1:14 pm

    you look amazing Katie <3 lace and leather is one of the best combos, such a great pairing and the place also looks amazing 😀


  5. March 18, 2014 / 1:22 pm

    Love this outfit Kate, leather and lace is a perfect combination. The pics are lovely too…they make me want to buy another lens for my camera x

  6. March 18, 2014 / 1:23 pm

    Yes, please, post more outfits :). Great shots!!

    Love, Cami
    xx – LeMondeDeCami.blogspot.com

  7. March 18, 2014 / 1:48 pm

    I love those trousers!! My constant mission is leather look trousers because they go with everything I swear! xx


  8. March 18, 2014 / 2:45 pm

    I would love to see more outfit posts! These snaps are great – looks like you all had a lovely time 🙂

  9. March 18, 2014 / 3:02 pm

    Loved your lace top darling….looking super cool on you….:-)

  10. March 18, 2014 / 4:56 pm

    Cute photos and outfits. Great combo.
    Miss Bows

  11. March 18, 2014 / 6:39 pm

    Beautiful post Katie (ooooh it feels weird typing my own name). I've taken a shine to that lace top…hmm I fancy trying to make that look work myself! It's almost like an edgy festival look! Just stunning!

    I am a big fan of your blog, if you wish to pop over to mine feel free to! >>>


  12. March 18, 2014 / 6:57 pm

    You look lovely, I love the combo of lace and leather! Looks like you had a nice day 🙂

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  13. March 18, 2014 / 7:36 pm

    You're so pretty ahhh! I love your hair in these photos too (:
    Love from Ellis / ELRBX / beauty & lifestyle blog x

  14. March 18, 2014 / 8:52 pm

    Love the mixing of texture! You both are rocking some amazing sunglasses! xx Rena Kiss and Make Up

  15. March 18, 2014 / 9:01 pm

    You look beautiful! I'd love to see more outfit posts from you!

    TINY TWISST – www.tinytwisst.com

  16. March 18, 2014 / 9:34 pm

    You look amazing! I absolutely love this. Yes please for more outfit posts!
    Carrie xx


  17. March 18, 2014 / 9:44 pm

    Loved seeing your outfit, you should definitely do more posts like this. I need to try and get hold of those leather trousers!!


  18. March 18, 2014 / 10:53 pm

    I love this outfit, beautiful pictures, looks and sounds like a great day out! xo

    Natalie | Shabby Chic and Tea♥

  19. March 18, 2014 / 10:58 pm

    Cute pictures, especially love your top 🙂


    B xx

  20. March 19, 2014 / 1:54 am

    Would love to see more outfit posts as I adore your style! Great photos!

  21. March 19, 2014 / 1:55 am

    Would love to see outfit posts as I adore your style! Great photos! 🙂

  22. March 19, 2014 / 1:52 pm

    Oh my goodness, I love the outfit! looks like something I'd definitely wear.

  23. March 19, 2014 / 9:34 pm

    I really like the combination of leather and lace! Girly yet with a bit of edginess. I'm usually a "fashion girl", but recently I developed a real love for beauty products and spend so much on that ^^
    Love from Switzerland

  24. March 21, 2014 / 8:11 pm

    As if you were in Stamford?! I went to boarding school there!

  25. March 26, 2014 / 10:30 pm

    Lovely photos!

    Andera | www.universulanderei.ro

  26. April 9, 2014 / 12:31 pm

    I love the outfit and your photos are amazing! 🙂


  27. April 16, 2014 / 9:45 pm

    Okay I will just admit it. I love your blog XD
    Love the top and I like the way you photograph things with a cool background, not just white all the time.


  28. April 17, 2014 / 6:56 am

    Just fantastic!!!!! i really enjoy to read your blog and will be waiting for your next update Thank you for sharing…!

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