Sunday, 30 November 2014

His Name Is Sparkle #xmasjumperstylechallenge

Jumper - c/o Beyond Retro, Shirt - Zara, Coat - Vivienne Westwood Man, Jeans - Topman, Fedora - Topman, Creepers - Underground, Clutch - Topman

As I've said many times before, I'm really not a Christmas fan. The hype, combined with multiple bad Christmases and my many years working in retail makes me less than festive this time of year. But Beyond Retro are doing their very best to turn my from an Ebenezer Scrooge to Buddy The Elf. They are doing their bit for charity by supporting Save The Children's Christmas Jumper Day, which is on December 12th. £1 of every Christmas Jumper Beyond Retro sells will go towards the charity, and they have pledged to sell £10,000 Jumpers this year. I am one of the many bloggers who have been challenged to style up the Christmas Jumper we received during the Beyond Retro Christmas Press Day and help raise awareness of Save The Children's Christmas Jumper Day. The Jumper I chose is possibly the most sparkly thing I have ever seen. I wore it to a 'gold and glitter' themed birthday party a few nights ago, and believe you me it was a hit! It's covered in massive gold sequins and really screams Christmas sparkle. I wanted to give the jumper more of a dark rock and roll edge, very much inspired by Saint Laurent. I kept all other elements of the outfit black to make it feel slick. A clean black collar under the jumper smartens the look, and black skinnies give it that modern feel. I threw my Vivienne Westwood coat over my shoulders and used a patent leather clutch . Pointed creepers are the Saint Laurent 'it' shoe, so naturally these were my first choice of footwear for the outfit. A black fedora completes the look. So make sure you do your part for Save The Children this year by buying a Christmas Jumper from Beyond Retro and wearing it on December 12th to show your support and raise awareness. Check out how other bloggers have styled up their Jumpers by searching #xmasjumperstylechallenge on Instagram and Twitter.

Get this look for $301+ on Lookastic: Black Hat, Black Longsleeve Shirt, Gold Shawl Neck Sweater, Black Pea Coat, Black Leather Messenger Bag, Black Skinny Jeans, and Black Suede Derby Shoes