Ruffles - Affordable Fashion - Rachel Oates
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Ruffles, Ruffles, Ruffles under £50 ♥

You can't avoid Ruffles this season. They are everywhere and they are adorable! Here are some of my favourite ruffled pieces, all from the high street, all well under £50! Dresses Zara Gingham Dress with Ruffled Sleeves - £39.99 Zara Dress with Ruffled Back - £29.99 River Island Teal Ruffle Hem Dress - £20.00  New… Continue reading Ruffles, Ruffles, Ruffles under £50 ♥

Pink Fashion Inspiration - Rachel Oates - Affordably Fashionable
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Pink-spiration Under £100

Pink is the in colour this season! And not just a splash of pink, but full-on, head-to-toe pink! I never thought I would like this much pink but, honestly, done well I think it can look so classy and elegant. Whether you want to look ladylike, dressed up, or coasy and casual, here's a little… Continue reading Pink-spiration Under £100

Kitten Heels - Affordably Fashionable - Rachel Oates
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Kitten Heels: The Good, The Fad or The Ugly?

Kitten heels are back this year in a big way but apparently this has been a bit controversial... I mean, at a glance they're more practical and comfier than regular heels or stilettos, so what's the problem?! Well the problem is, I've heard them called granny shoes. I've heard people say they're 'so 2002 /… Continue reading Kitten Heels: The Good, The Fad or The Ugly?

New Look Wish List - Affordably Fashionable - Rachel Oates
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Spring Wishlist

Zara Corset With Metallic Rings - £15.99 Long Batwing-Sleeved Jacket With Belt - £79.99 Floral Embroidered Dress - £59.99 Floral Print Dress - £29.99 Metallic Glasses - £15.99 Long Pink Waistcoat - £69.99 Pull & Bear Bow Print Dress - £25.99 Long Sleeve Printed Shirt – £12.99 Elastic Dress With Cut Out Shoulders - £17.99… Continue reading Spring Wishlist

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Art Socks

I have a new favourite thing and it's these amazing art-themed socks! A huge thank you goes out to Sarah-Jane and Charlotte for getting me the 3 pairs featured in this post 🙂 Just look how cute they are! I am so excited to start wearing these. Each of these pairs is inspired by a… Continue reading Art Socks

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Shiny Metallics: Fashion Trends You Need To Know in 2017

In my last 2017 post I talked about how Gingham will be making a comeback in a big way but this trend isn't quite so new, it was around a little in 2016 and this year it's going to get even bigger! Metallics are here to stay this year; think the shinier the better, think anything… Continue reading Shiny Metallics: Fashion Trends You Need To Know in 2017

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Gingham: Fashion Trends You Need To Know in 2017

2017 is looking like it's going to be a fun one for fashion and one of the biggest trends is definitely going to be Gingham! Gingham is going to be everywhere. Gingham will be to this summer what velvet was in AW16. But, the new Gingham isn't just for little girly dresses any more, this year… Continue reading Gingham: Fashion Trends You Need To Know in 2017