Retrochicmamma’s Revamped Style

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We all have our own way of styling clothes and our own personal style and when it comes to staple pieces in your wardrobe, it’s always great to jazz things up a bit with some accessories and maybe a splash of colour or two. Michelle who blogs over at RetroChicMama has styled our Pink Cocoon Coat and Denim Dress in her own retro way!

A midi length, long sleeved dress with flat shoes & a wool coat sounds rather tame doesn’t it? However if you add a pair of bright red fishnet tights… well that’s just gone & vamped it right up!

Michelle1 This outfit is warm, comfy & perfect for work or running daily errands but I felt it would be even better with a cheeky little twist. As I was saying in this post last week, fishnet tights have had a revival. In fact I’ve had to reigh myself in from wearing them with everything! Every morning I find myself asking which colour fishnets will go with this outfit? Obsessed much? Actually they’ll be over by Summer so I might as well enjoy myself.

Michelle4 I’m a great fan of the denim dress because of it’s easy styling possibilities & todays design is no exception. I spotted this gorgeous one at the Laura Ashley press show which you may have seen on my Instagram. I was instinctively drawn to the retro vibe of it & of course a dress with pockets is perfection in my book! I imagine it styled with my black biker jacket & black knee high boots but also dressed down paired with my tan boots – here & here.

Michelle6 Needless to repeat, a denim dress is just so versatile isn’t it? Along with the dress I also chose this pretty pale pink Cocoon Coat which fits me perfectly in a size 12.

Michelle5 We love how Michelle has styled this outfit! What are your thoughts? Let us know below or on Twitter @LauraAshleyUK

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