OUTFITS: Velvet and Fur - What Dreams are Made of

  I know I've said this before, but it really is becoming increasingly difficult to find the time to shoot OOTDs now that winter ha...


I know I've said this before, but it really is becoming increasingly difficult to find the time to shoot OOTDs now that winter has descended upon us. The lack of daylight hours mean it's a bit of a race against time to squeeze some photos in. One of many things I detest about winter, I crave day light!

Regardless, I'm still compensating for that by making the odd extravagant purchase here or there. I think it's only fair, my debit card seems to disagree though! But I just have to drape myself in Velvet and Faux fur during the winter, how else is a girl supposed to keep warm?

I came across this hugely attractive silver crushed velvet skirt in Topshop, which I'm sure my girl Sheenie feels as much love for as I do! It's quite different to anything I own, I can't recall having ever seen silver velvet before yet when I saw it for the first time I had visions of it being one of those incredibly versatile pieces that seem to go with practically everything.

For this outfit, I paired it with a sequinned fluffy jumper also from Topshop. I know it may seem unimaginative but Topshop never fail with their A/W lines, to the point I just want to buy everything! I find myself entering into a trance-like state everytime I walk by Topshop, trying to regain control of my legs and stop myself from wandering in.
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Sequin Fluffy Jumper: Topshop || Silver Crushed Velvet Skater Skirt: Topshop || Mink Faux Fur Coat: Miss Selfridge || Silver Horse & Carriage Necklace: Tatty Devine

The fur coat feels like pure luxury on my shoulders, it's not the kind that makes you feel a bit itchy, it's just so, *so* soft! In recent years I've found myself buying a new winter coat every year, I blame it on the high street. Each year there seem to be one or two stunning winter coats that demand my attention. How am I supposed to resist?

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  1. I just ordered the darker version of this skirt online, so pleased to see how great it looks on you! Totally feel the rant about the lack of daylight, it's always a rush for me! xx


  2. Love all the combination of different textures!

    Katie <3

  3. Faux fur and velvet and two of my favourite things! I definitely need some more velvet pieces this season. Your coat looks so snuggly!

    Tara x

  4. I'm actually IN LOVE with this outfit Halima! Especially the fur coat I really want it haha! it looks so good on you and I like how you teamed it with the velvet skirt too niiiiice!
    Saadiya x


  5. wow! love your hair!


  6. First of all, I LOVE your hair!! You look amazing on this outfit, I am in love with your jacket!! :)

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  7. love the outfit! it's really beautiful :D and that coat it's so so awesome!


  8. I really feel this look. You nailed it! Xx

  9. Your hair, makeup, and outfit is amazing! I love your style! :)


  10. Wow! I love velvet and fur and sparkles and this looks so perfect on you! I also am lulled into buying a winter coat every year. oops! x



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