Hey guys, welcome back to my blog! I know recently I’ve been lacking creating fashion posts and focusing a lot more on beauty, but I’m back on my game and this post is going to be all about my top 3 favorite places I’m shopping at all this summer.
Disclaimer: As much as I love buying and styling affordable brands and recommending to you guys how to style independent brands that aren’t too popular, 2 out of 3 of the brands I’m styling in this post I guarantee you would have heard of due to their well known high fashion name. Nevertheless I love each of the brands in this post and I wouldn’t be recommending them if I didn’t.
So, it seems only right to start with my favorite shop in the world: Selfridges.
So if you haven’t heard of Selfridges you are 100% hidden under a cave with no satellite signal and completely oblivious to the fashion world. Selfridges has the BEST clothes. They seriously have everything. From Prada bags to Louis Vuitton belts to Tiffany jewelry to Fendi purses, and Burberry scarfs, Selfridges is the equivalent to fashion heaven. It’s always been my favorite store and in no doubt it always will be.
My local one (Manchester) is built of 5 floors and has individual brands inside. So to give you guys an idea let me tell you just how amazing this shop truly is: you walk in on the ground floor (the accessories floor) and are surrounded by luxury brands such as Chanel, Tiffanys, Mulburry, Dior, Prada, Gucci, Michael Kors and that’s just a tiny lil fraction of it. Down stairs is all beauty, and they stock high end brands such as Nars, Mac, Charlotte Tilbury, Dior, Chanel and many more (it also includes a restaurant). The first floor is men’s so let’s skip that one, still really cool brands though! The second floor is designer high fashion clothing and shoes such as Burberry, Gucci, Prada, Balenciaga, Balmain, Louboutin’s, you name it they have it, there’s also another Italian restaurant on this floor. The top third floor (my favorite) is more affordable luxury fashion brands such as Off White, Moschino, Kenzo, Sandro. Then the other half of the room in more affordable again with brands such as Bape, Boy London, Tommy Hilfiger and the shoe shop Off Spring. So for someone that loves fashion, I could honestly LIVE in Selfridges for the rest of my life.
Saying all this, the website has so much more. I also have a tip for all my petite people who fit into sizes 4/6/8, buy the kids sizes! The kids size goes up to age 14 and I’m a size 6/8 and the image above shows the Burberry long sleeve top in age 14 and it’s loose on me! It still looks amazing for a much more affordable price it’s really a great money saver than if you were to buy the exact same in women’s sizing.
Link to Selfidges: Selfridges Website
Okay so I mentioned Selfridges selling Off White, but they only sell limited stock and there are so much more amazing pieces that Virgil Abloh (the designer) has created. I recently watched an interview with Virgil and Naomi Campbell on creating the brand and I’m just gonna say straight that he is probably the most influential designer in the fashion world right now. Did I mention he was also the designer for Louis Vuitton? This man is shaking the fashion industry with his new creations and good news is that they just keep on coming and coming.
There are A LOT of items I Love from this brand. A lot are recognizable and known as hype beast items and a lot are ones people have never even seen. I bet you already know my favorites are the underrated ones.
Off white have recently collaborated with Nike to create affordable sports wear pieces for women which I love. If you do a lot of sports in the summer and are looking to update your wardrobe on the latest sportswear drops then this one’s for you. The elasticated material makes it easy to move in as well as not getting too hot. They also look really fashionable so I will leave the link for you guys to browse below.
Link to Off White: Off White Website
If you’re a frequent reader of my blog you would have heard me mention Maniere De Voir before. It’s a British brand with garms like no other. The designs are soo unique and my style I am obsessed with them. I mean just look at this 2 piece! Do you really think if you wear this out you’ll see someone else looking the exact same? The brand have such cool and unique designs that you will love and rock without blending in with everyone.
It’s a women’s and men’s store that have a new stock every season. At the moment they’re only online but I can definitely see them becoming more popular and branching out into a real store. The quality is amazing, the price is affordable, what’s not to love?
Link to Maniere De Voir: Maniere De Voir Website
That comes to the end of this post, if you enjoyed or want to see more of where I’m shopping this summer please follow my Instagram@tjblogs where I post my daily outfits and occasionally hauls of where I shop.
Thank you for reading, and if you have any more high fashion brands you would like me to create looks inspired by or brands you would like me to write a review on please leave a comment down below also where are you shopping this summer?