I’d love to be one of those Instagrammer’s who rock the oversized blazers, cycling shorts and cat eye sunglasses all the time. I mean its a vibe I am totally obsessed with and the 90s fashion really is in full swing. They say fashion has a twenty year cycle so thats why we are seeing things like blazers and cycling shorts being worn everywhere. Its that look were you can through on anything from your wardrobe, and pull it off as a completely new and different outfit. So out of my comfort zone but something I would LOVE. More of a routine person – sticking to the trusty old pieces all the time – I have recently found some shorts that hopefully will get me out of my styling habit.
The shorts in question are from a brand called Saint + Sofia. Saint and Sofia provide some amazing tailored and structured pieces. They are a bit of a rock and roll brand with an edge to them. The shorts are the Kew Shorts in Khaki. I was drawn to the Khaki colour because it fits into the autumnal neutral palette that compliments my skin tone well. They say on the website they can be styled up or down for out days this summer or duvet days. Personally, I would style them for more of a casual outfit to go out, rather than for duvet days. However the fabric is really comfortable and soft, and a really high quality.
I wish I sized down because they are slightly big (unless I have a big meal). However the buttons on the waist band is something that I can adjust to make the waist a little smaller. But I love the fact that these shorts aren’t tight. I know a lot of people feel uncomfortable with a pair of tight shorts, and when there is a heatwave in motion, you don’t want to be wearing jeans. So these are a perfect alternative for all ages.
I have been really inspired by the likes of Lauren Grace Life, Tanis and Holly Rebecca White for styling blazers. I really need to up my blazer game, something I have mentioned before and am yet to do. However I do have this oversized blazer. Technically this is actually my Dad’s blazer. It’s a bit of an old vintage blazer so unfortunately I can’t tell you where it is from. But I matched it with the shorts as I thought I was fitting of the 90s style oversized look. Very out of my comfort zone however I feel its sort of a vibe.
I matched this outfit with some chunky cream trainers and also a cream high night vest top. These just complement the look without drawing attention away from the blazer and the shorts.
What do you think? Are you liking the oversized blazer and 90s trend?
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