Sunday, 30 August 2015

#MSFW - Marisota Shapeology Fashion Week - Occasionwear


This week it's Marisota's Shapeology Fashion Week featuring 5 key autumn/winter trends with a youtube trend catwalk video and supporting posts for each trend from some of your favourite bloggers...including me!

I was excited to be asked to be part of this event, hosted by Mark Heyes...basically, anything involving Mark Heyes is a no-brainer for me. When I met him back in June, I was struck by how passionate he is about incorporating trends into every woman's wardrobe, regardless of age or size.  He's worked closely with Marisota over a few seasons both in a stylist capacity and in the design of his own range - Ava.

The trend I chose to feature from the 5 was Occasionwear...simply because I wear casual stuff all the time on the blog so I thought it would be a nice change to wear something a bit glam. Also, I adored this Joanna Hope jumpsuit and knew it would be brilliant for choir gigs.
What a bonus to know it is made in the UK. It's that kind of jersey that just hangs beautifully and will never crease.
To put with the jumpsuit, I was sent this Joanna Hope Cluster Necklace - a great basic that will work with so many outfits:

I was also sent an oversized black glitter clutch - again another classic piece that's going to be used lots:
But the Sole Diva Plain Court Shoes were the star of the show for me because I struggle to find pointed courts that are comfy. These are an amazing fit and the heel height is perfect - they feel dressy but I can actually walk properly in them. Final bonus is that they have a rubber sole meaning that they're non slip. It's such a simple concept - why don't more shoe manufacturers do this?

And here I am with the entire outfit on
with nowhere to go on this occasion...but I'll be wearing it for my first BCGC concert in a couple of weeks. Size wise, I'm wearing a 12 in the jumpsuit and I would say it's very much true to size.

Do take a look at the Shapeology pages on the Maristota website, there's 15% off if you like the brand on Facebook and next day delivery is only £3.99. Also take a look at the trend videos to get Mark Heyes' take on the different trends - they're all on this link and the occasion wear one includes my outfit!

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Disclaimer - I was sent this outfit free of charge by the team at Marisota but the words are all my own and I was not paid to write about it. Thanks for supporting the brands that support this blog.

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7 comments

  1. Oh wow Avril, this outfit looks stunning :)

    Love the jumpsuit and the necklace looks beautiful...

    #MSFW

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  2. Absolutely gorgeous Avril, I love a jumpsuit and this one suits you beautifully! Thank you for the lovely comment on my blog too! Xx

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  3. Hi Avril, I've just discovered your blog (debating over the orange lille pumps in Boden's sale brought me here!) and just wanted to say you have a new reader! I'm *coughs* late thirties and love finding blogs like yours that prove we don't have to ditch nice clothes after 35! I look forward to reading more of your posts!
    Lisa x
    www.isitjustmeme.co.uk

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  4. Stunning jumpsuit Avril......the accessories you've chosen are just perfect with it too! I've never looked at Marisota so I'm heading over to take a look! xx

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  5. Just fabulous Avril, you look amazing! xx

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  6. Gorgeous, Avril. Love this outfit on you. Perfect for your choir events! Lynne xx

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  7. I am pretty much happy to run into your site on the web and from now on I promise to visit your site every day and enjoy reading it. Seems like a faith.

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