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    The sun is still out for some reason and I’m definately not complaining. That mean that we get to enjoy some fashion before the layers come piling on. From the  runways to the streets, checkered coats, blazers and trousers among others are trending in the autumn/ winter 17 season and I am totally here for it! They come in different variations of print such as houndstooth, plaid, Glen check, nails head, tartan, Madras and gingham. 

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    My favourite however is the Glen check, popularly known as the Prince of Wales check.

      “I love it for its heritage and irregular printing style, alternating the stripes and crossing patterns gives it an interesting look”.
    I found my size 16 Prince of Wales check blazer on a thrifting expedition, its by the brand St. Michaels, if you didn’t know, St Michael’s was a brand that was used by Marks and Spencer in the 20th century so this blazer must have a bit of history on it 👌 . As I said earlier, it came in size 16 so even though I liked the “structuredness” the shoulder padding gave to it, the blazer itself was too big for my frame making the shoulder pads  sit in an awkward angle on my shoulders so they unfortunately had to come off. Nonetheless, I loved the oversized look and the double “breastedness” that gave it a men’s tailoring vibe so everything else was great.

    styling the checked blazer

    A way of to elevate look of this blazer would be to switch the buttons for gold ones which I unfortunately didn’t have the time to do but will be doing that in a later post so keep your eyes peeled for it.
    1. I styled it with a pair of Chelsea boots, black ripped skinny jeans, a chloeesque bag and also cinched the waist in with a belt to give it a relaxed yet put together look. I have tried to link similar items below in case anyone is interested. Unfortunately, I couldn’t find any earrings similar to the ones I was wearing so forgive me for that.

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    Have your say:

    Do you love the check trend?

    How do you like to style yours?

    21 Comments

    1. October 27, 2017 / 10:12 pm

      Gorgeous jacket. It really suits you and I love the print too!

    2. October 28, 2017 / 6:31 am

      Girl, you look bangin’ in that jacket. It also looks very warm, seeing that it is getting colder now, I might grab that one for myself as well

      • Marianne Nambu
        Author
        October 28, 2017 / 8:23 am

        thanks, yes it’s certainly warm

    3. October 28, 2017 / 8:57 am

      That blazer looks awesome! I’d surely buy it for the panache and legacy it gives to the look!

    4. Josephine van-Dyck
      October 28, 2017 / 10:16 am

      That jacket really looks good on you. I love it.

      • Marianne Nambu
        Author
        October 28, 2017 / 10:53 am

        thank you

    5. October 28, 2017 / 4:02 pm

      I love how you put this outfit together! That jacket looks great.

    6. October 28, 2017 / 4:21 pm

      Very smart looking, well put together outfit.

      • Marianne Nambu
        Author
        November 1, 2017 / 1:22 pm

        thank you

    7. Leanne
      October 30, 2017 / 9:01 am

      Looks fantastic 😘

      • Marianne Nambu
        Author
        October 30, 2017 / 10:05 am

        thanks darling

    8. October 30, 2017 / 4:57 pm

      I love how you’ve styled the jacket, I’m definitely going to this! Also, your bag is dreamy!
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    9. October 30, 2017 / 7:56 pm

      I love the styling of this outfit, from the bag, to the shoes to the jeans. This outfit would work well for a variety of reasons and shows off such a fun, fall trend so well.

    10. October 30, 2017 / 8:41 pm

      Lovely pictures! And I’m in love with that bag I think, it’s adorable!

    11. October 30, 2017 / 8:51 pm

      i love the way you pair the blazer with that bag, looks very smart and sharp!

    12. October 31, 2017 / 5:04 pm

      I absolutely loved your outfit and the way you’ve styled it! You look so classy and fabulous!

      • Marianne Nambu
        Author
        November 1, 2017 / 1:21 pm

        thanks

    13. October 31, 2017 / 6:29 pm

      Looking gorgeous in trendy dresses. Enjoyed your pictorial post on fashion.

      • Marianne Nambu
        Author
        November 1, 2017 / 1:21 pm

        thank you

    14. November 18, 2017 / 5:30 pm

      I loved the post, keep posting interesting posts. I will be a regular reader…

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