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Friday, 26 April 2013

Three Ways To Wear- Elephant print trousers

Hi Lovelies,

I am so excited to finally start and share this new series on my blog! I have had this idea for a while but felt it was best to start it once my blog had had its new look so what do you think?! I am biased but I LOVE it and am so happy with how it has turned out.  As some of you might know one of my New Year’s resolutions (anyone remember those past January 2nd?!) was that I wanted to wear the things in my wardrobe more, I felt there were certain items I loved to pieces but could only think of one way to wear them so they went pretty much unloved. In an attempt to wear my clothes more and get my monies worth out of them I have stepped out of my comfort zone with pairings and been very selective over the new pieces I buy. Before I part ways with my hard earnt cash I try to make three outfits in my head which include the item in question, if I am able to do that then I happily sprint to the check out.

Without further ado my first item in my three ways to wear series are these gorgeous elephant trousers from Topshop. Now I love elephants it probably has something to do with the fact every elephant is called Ellie or Nelly (why is this?!) so I feel I have an instant bond with elephants! I wanted to show how these trousers can be worn casually in the day and then smart/casual for the evening.

Outfit 1- Perfect for shopping and lunch.
Cami-Topshop, Shoes-Topshop, Necklace-H&M

Outfit 2- Keeping the basics from the first outfit, & just transforming it quickly with a jacket and heels to make you ready for some cocktails and dinner.
Jacket-Topshop, Necklace-Violet Darkling, Heels-Matalan

Outfit 3- A Smart/Casual outfit for a late lunch or dinner.
Jumper-Topshop, Necklace-H&M, Heels- Daisystreet.

These outfits are just to help you and give you ideas if you want/have these particular trousers or something similar. I am in no way saying you need these items (unless you feel you do obviously!) but you can use them as rough outlines and tailor them to what you have in your wardrobes.  If there is any item of clothing you have seen online and are unsure what to wear with it please email me the link at and I will do my best to make three versatile outfits for you :)

Which is your favourite outfit? Anyone got these trousers?

P.s Sorry about the yellow wall the next series won't have this background!

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  1. I love all these looks + your blog looks amazing! Great idea x

  2. I nearly bought these trousers the other day! They remind me so much of the kinds we saw while travelling in Asia (though these ar about 20 times the price!). However, seeing how you've styled them is fabulous. :) Printed trousers are so diverse, I'm a big fan of the looks you've produced!!

    Lots of love, Megan. xx

  3. these pants are super pretty and so versatile! love the elephant print and how you paired it!

    Check out my latest OOTD :-)

  4. All of these looks are my favourite! I love the trousers!
    Megan xxx

  5. They're SO cute, and I think they really suit you! I need to get some loose pants!!

    I might try that sea salt spray seeing as I haven't had much luck with other ones I've tried!

    Amy| The Little Koala Blog ♥

  6. I saw a similar trouser in Forever 21 just a couple of days ago! You're making me regret that I didn't buy it!


  7. I love these trousers on you, I never suit printed trousers they always make me look bigger than I am! My favourite look is with the pick jacket. Great combo. Lovely new layout too I see :)

  8. The 2nd outfit is definitely my favourite, I love the pink jacket!


  9. I have these trousers! I tend to wear mine with a white shirt/top and red shoes/bag. I love the 3 ways you've styled yours though - I think the 3rd one is my favorite :)

  10. Love those trousers, and your blog's new look.
    I actually think the yellow wall works well as a back-drop :)
    Mel x

  11. I love the trousers with the pink jacket. Such a gorgeous outfit x

  12. So pretty Ellie, you always look gorgeous in anything pink, it really suits you :-)

  13. I love the second outfit & the trousers!
    Megan xx

  14. Oooooh loving those pants! Adore!


  15. I have to admit that I've not always been a big fan of printed trousers, but I'm really starting to see potential there. I think I have to have some! :-) x

  16. I love these trousers! they're too cute, and I love how you've styled them.

  17. Love all of those outfits! The touch of colour is very pretty and I love thos trousers! Xx

  18. This is really awesome! I love all three looks, though I think my favourite is the first! I also really love elephants, so this post is just amazing.

  19. Love these trousers so much!!
    I've been eying them up every time I'm in Topshop!
    The third outfit it my favourite, I love it!
    Nice blog xx

    Rachael -

  20. I was looking at these trews on Thursday but my boyfriend pointed out that I would never have an occasion to wear them. You look fab in them! I love outfit number 2 :)

  21. I love the 2nd look! The bright pink really livens up the whole outfit :)

  22. Love printed trousers, these are so cute! Lovely outfits!

    Trying To Make Fetch Happen

  23. Love outfit 3! And these pants are so lovely!

  24. This kind of post is awesome!

    Carly's Closet

  25. I would never pick these out but I absolutely love them! Just been added to the wishlist x

  26. Those trousers are probably the cutest things ever! I am such a sucker for prints :) And I love all of the ways that you styled them- so chic! Anyways, I'm your newest follower on Bloglovin' and cannot wait to see more
    Fashion, Trends & More

  27. omg elephants on trousers. amazing!!

    Francesca xo

  28. I'm loving your idea of making up three outfits in your head before buying it. I'm der gonna start doing that and hopefully it will stop be over buying.


  29. Everytime I go into Topshop I see those trousers and I want to buy them, but I always resist! Think it's time I gave into temptation, love these outfit ideas x

  30. Oh my! So cute! I like each outfit, elephants are the cutest! It is great to see a post like this because as the trousers have a bold pattern it is nice to see how you could wear it in a variety of ways! Helpful posts are the best!

    Em x

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