Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

  

Mother’s Day is only around the corner and I’ve been racking my brain trying to think of a present for the woman who has it all, so I thought I’d share some low price and higher price ideas with you for all the yummy mummies out there. Who knows? You might even end up treating yourself to something nice after this post! I want it all *shoppingaddict 
 
  

  

Orla Kiely shopper 

 

Alex and Ani bracelets 
  

Bombay Duck London mug. Shop them here
  
 
Mine arrived today and I love it! Packaging, presentation and the thoughtful note inside made me smile. 

I just love Aisling’s new online treasure trove of all things stationary, homeware and accessories! 
  

Earrings from the gorgeous Emma from The Jewel Genie

And Emma just contacted me with the great news that’s she has 20% off bags all this week. Makes buying the perfect Mother’s Day gift all that easier don’t ya think 

 

Necklace I just ran a competition with the lovely Caroline so check out her page as she is relatively new to business and one to watch. 
   

Scarf (luxury at it’s best) 
 
Alexander MCQueen scarf 
  

Love the coloured face on this watch
   
Tiffany sunglasses

 Prada (yes please) sunglasses 
   
Isabel Marent trainers 
 
Adidas superstars 

   
Gianvito Rossi heels

 

Kurt Geiger heels
 

  
Polka dot dress
 

Lilac dress 
   
I bought one of these Charlotte Tilbury lipsticks for my Mom as a stocking filler for Christmas, she has not put it down since. 
  
Loving the look of this Penneys dupe for the Naked palettes-hope I can find it now! 

I cannot speak highly enough of this Clinique eye cream, it smells good, not too perfumed, is light and so mosterising. I am loving using it. 
  

Stella McCartney bag My best friend recently got one of these and I cannot stop thinking about it since I saw it. Those who know me know I have always had a weakness for a designer bag or three! 

Mother’s Day dinner look; 

  

Sleeveless top 

Rose gold Mules

Trousers 

Long sleeve top Online only 

So whatever way you spend Mother’s Day, I hope you have a lovely time and make memories that will last a lifetime. Hopefully some of these gifts might put a smile on your mom’s face! 

Happy shopping,

Fashionably yours,

L x

Womenwhowearblack 
  
 
 

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All White

  

We all know white is a timeless shade, but how about trying white on white like one of my favourite fashionistas for a fresh take on the colour? 

Style Inspo;

  
    
    


Steal her style;


   

White long sleeve top 

Grey sleeveless cardigan 

Grey Monolo Blakniks  *swoon
  
Now for similar and less expensive items; 
  

Grey cardigan 
  
Skinny ripped jeans
 

 
These Steven Madden heels 
  
Kate Spade Bag 
  
Grey watch 

 

 

Two pack of long tops 

  

Contact Mari here and she’ll help you personalise your pendant! 
  

Nike trainers

So my verdict is that this fashionable and chic look is something that is very attainable for all of us shopaholics. 

Will you be donning this look?

Happy shopping,

Fashionably yours,

L ~ Womenwhowearblack 

Blush 

  

From the runways to the streets, delicates shades of pink such as blush and mauve are proving to be the colour hue with staying power whatever the season. 

It’s not the first time I’ve blogged about this particular colour, you might remember my ‘steal her style’ post on Jessica Alba from before.  
Inspiration; 

   

    
   

Steal her style; 

  

When my favourite blogger wears this colour combo, it definetly means we should stand up and take note. 

Blouse 

Denims

Heels

Bag *sigh 

If you don’t want to spend a small fortune, I’ve picked out some cheaper alternatives to Christine’s look. 
  
Blouse 
  

Denims
  

Heels Available to pre order now. 
  
Bag 
  

Lipstick 
  

Necklace 

I think it will be easy to incorporate these pretty pink hues into my wardrobe this spring and I will certainly enjoy shopping, sorry trying 😉

Happy shopping,

Fashionably yours,

Womenwhowearblack 

Valentine’s Gifts For Her

  

With V Day now only a few days away, and the date night outfits well and truly sorted from my last post, there’s just a little time left to leave ‘subtle’ hints about the house for your loved one. You know in case they forget about the much needed presents. 

Here’s what I’m lusting after, some big pressies and some small! 

  
This Victoria Beckham clutch bag caught my eye in Brown Thomas, Limerick last Saturday and I haven’t been able to stop thinking about it since…..
  
Obviously these Valentino Rockstuds would be the perfect way to show you he cares 💕

Shop them here
  
Red, the colour of passion and love and off the shoulder is going nowhere this season. 

Shop it here
  
I can never get enough of lace, and I wouldn’t say no to this.

Shop it here

  
A girl can never have enough makeup right? Especially when it’s of the Charlotte Tilbury variety!

Shop this palette here

  
Loving this brand of watches lately.

Shop it here 

  
Another item I spotted in Brown Thomas.

Shop here

So I hope whatever you end up doing, you spend your Valentine’s with people you love and hopefully some of these treats end up in your possession come Sunday.

Happy shopping,

Fashionably yours,

Womenwhowearblack 

#TedToToe

    

‘ A man as good as his word, Ted’s latest inspirations and updates have the final say in style’

  

My top picks of the SS16 Collection; 

  

Jumper 

I blogged about this shirt last week and styled it with pieces from different highstreet stores. 

Love this oxblood bag 

Jeans 

Heels
  
Brooch detail heels

Embellished collar dress

Black heels

Lace midi dress
Other lust worthy pieces; 
 

Reversible coat  

Coat    
Embellished cape
   
Bag 

 

Dress

  
Dress

  

Pearl cluster bracelet 

  

Rose gold earrings 

  

Silk scarf 

And that’s my round up of the pretty prints, blooms and stripes of your new season satorial building blocks with love from Ted Baker.

Happy shopping,

Fashionably yours, 

Womenwhowearblack