• How To Put together An Outfit |Inspired By iDeal Of Sweden

    Putting together an outfit isn’t everyone’s talent, knowing what goes with what could be tasking. However, it shouldn’t be the case if you bear a few things on mind. Fashion is art and therefore should have room for individuality. I don’t really agree with strict rules that say not to wear certain items with the other. Just do what looks good in your eyes, what feels good on you and carries the message you want to convey. Simply, be original to you. When it comes to styling an outfit I play by three simple guidelines, have a purpose for the outfit, have a look in mind and think about comfort. If you struggle to put together outfits, I will suggest that you do not just buy pieces of clothing with the hope that you find something to wear with them later, if you do that, you will have a wardrobe full of clothes yet have nothing to wear. Instead, go into the shops and try out a complete outfit together, that way you can see how the pieces look together, then you can decide if it works for you or not.


    In today’s post I share two looks I created using inspiration from the randomest of accessories, phone cases. I know that no one starts to create a look starting with a phone case, but it is to show how we can draw inspiration from everywhere on days that we have no clue what to wear. As you may know, I have done a few blog posts about iDeal of Sweden phone cases. They have recently launched their Autumn/Winter collection centred around celebrating modern classics in fashion, while factoring in autumnal colours yet keeping the collection timeless.

    Photos from their collection

    Ps. If you want to find out more about ideal of Sweden phone case’s, click HERE. Also, use my discount code HAUTECHOICE for 20% off your order.

    I have chosen two phone cases from the collection to style outfits around. I must say that this was so much fun and easy to do because the phone cases I chose speaks to my style.

    Outfit 1


    The print on this case looks to me like a crystal. The print beautifully marries the marble and botanical trends which have made waves in both decor and fashion and seals these two trends together with a sprinkling of the ever so classic glittery gold shade. I feel that this case will attract people of a particular taste – the fashionista. With this in mind, I created a look which may not be an everyday look for many. I layered an asymmetrical cut blouse over an oversized shirt with exaggerated sleeves. It is certainly out there in terms of tailoring and also makes a fashion statement. Although I kept within the colour skim, I juxtaposed the flowyness of the pattern with a masculine cut silhouette.

    Outfit 2


    Oh the girly girl in me absolutely adores this case! Who wouldn’t love an intricate paisley pattern with hues of blues, rosy pinks, yellows and gold flowers cladding their phone? I would! Although it has a rather muted shade of pink in the background, the speckles of colour and pattern gives it a flamboyant look. This case evokes passion, so I went with a very feminine outfit that is certainly frou frou to a T. Once again, this insane amount of vivaciousness is certainly not to everyone’s taste but I believe that it compliments the phone case so well.




    Shop The Post (the photos are c)


    Look 1

            White Shirt : Similar

               Green Trousers: HERE

    Earrings : HERE

    Look 2

    Kimono : HERE

    Sandals : HERE






    **This post is a collaboration with Ideal of Sweden however all views are mine**

    What are your thoughts? Share them below.

    xx Mariànne





    1. Tracy
      September 9, 2018 / 7:06 pm

      I love how you took the colors from the phone cases and created outfits. I usually put an outfit together on a hanger then choose jewelry. I’m considering trying it the other way now.

      • Marianne Nambu
        September 9, 2018 / 11:23 pm

        Thanks for stopping by

    2. September 10, 2018 / 12:08 am

      I love your advice. I am definitely one who struggles to put clothing together! I try to find simple pieces that I can dress up, or dresses that I only need to pair with shoes. When I find that look that I love though, it’s totally worth it. Love all of your photos!

      • Marianne Nambu
        September 9, 2018 / 11:23 pm

        I’m glad that you found it useful

    3. September 10, 2018 / 1:22 am

      These outfits are gorgeous! Love that you have such a great eye!

    4. September 10, 2018 / 6:24 am

      It’s really a tough duty to put an outfit together with perfection. I really inspire with your idea that you took color from mobile cover and put them together perfectly in your outfit. I like your second look more.

    5. September 11, 2018 / 2:12 am

      I love those green pants! Girl you look great!

    6. September 11, 2018 / 3:49 pm

      You look so gorgeous in the second outfit. I also like your posture in all the photos.

      • Marianne Nambu
        September 11, 2018 / 4:05 pm

        Thank you so much for

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