Jumpsuit Joy

You’ve got to love a jumpsuit.  Its the easiest thing to wear (well, apart from if youre rushing to the loo!).  

A patterned version can be slightly unflattering if you are curvy so I pick ones that pull in at the waist or wear a belt with them.  

I also like this one as its buttoned up so you can wear it shirt-like or undone with a vest or t-shirt underneath as I have today.

Primark jumpsuit #ootd via always a blue sky girl blogI am wearing a Primark ‘pyjama’ style jumpsuit in size 12.  I have had to shorten it (being 5’2″ is such fun) but apart from that it is as bought.  Underneath I have a white t-shirt and have co-ordinated it with white shoes.   If it was evening, heels would look great but this is a working/running around after kids day!Primark jumpsuit #ootd via always a blue sky girl blog  Primark jumpsuit #ootd via always a blue sky girl blog 
Primark jumpsuit #ootd via always a blue sky girl blog 
Primark jumpsuit #ootd via always a blue sky girl blog 

You’ll probably see me in quite a few jumpsuits over the summer so keep an eye on my blog.  Do you love romping around in them too? 

Jumpsuit – Primark

T-shirt – South at Very.co.uk

Shoes – 915 at New Look

M&Co. rainbow print blouse

I’ve been blogging about my favourite pieces from the M&Co. summer 2015 range and today is the turn of their rainbow print blouse priced at £29.

I LOVE this top!  The print is perfect, it has a cute slip underneath and is light and floaty.  It is cut to be slightly longer at the back and has button details at the sleeves.  I am wearing a size 10 and I’d say its average sizing. M&Co rainbow print blouse outfit of the day #ootd always a Blue Sky Girl blog  

I’ve made a slight change to the fit of this blouse as it had a small stitch at the bust line holding the front more tightly together.  Being a bit busty, this wasnt flattering on me so I undid it so the top wraps accross my front (and ample bosom) freely.   

M&Co rainbow print blouse outfit of the day #ootd always a Blue Sky Girl blog     jeans and yellow shoes outfit of the day #ootd always a Blue Sky Girl blog  

I am wearing it with a simple gold necklace, skinny jeans and yellow wedge shoes.  Perfect for the sunny, yet not hot yet weather.  I just know this blouse is going to become one of my favourites, after all who doesnt love a rainbow?   

Blouse – M&Co.

Necklace – Primark

Jeans – Dorothy Perkins

Shoes – Store TwentyOne

Find my other M&Co blogs here and here.

Styling statement trousers

Wearing a strong pattern can be a bit of a challenge.  I have a great pair of trousers from Matalan but although I love them I sometimes struggle to style them.  

So how do you style a pair of very strongly patterned statement tousers?  

The key is if you go patterned on the bottom keep it plain on the top.  The shape of these trousers is a cigarette pant shape – slim fitting with a flat waistband.  A very 1960’s inspired look.  Matalan statement trousers via Always a Blue Sky Girl blog 

I co-ordinated the trousers with a cobalt blue shirt and jumper combo plus nude pointy flats for a bit of glamour.   

Matalan statement trousers via Always a Blue Sky Girl blog 

 Matalan statement trousers via Always a Blue Sky Girl blog 

I carried on the slightly 60s vibe with full hair and blue eye make-up. Matalan statement trousers via Always a Blue Sky Girl blog  

Matalan statement trousers via Always a Blue Sky Girl blog 

So would you go for a crazy pattern on your legs like me?  

Blouse – Primark

Jumper – BHS

Trousers – Matalan

Shoes – Dorothy Perkins