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

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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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

affordably fashionable by rachel oates off the shoulder sparkle dress
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5 Glitzy Party Dresses For Your Christmas Party

I love a bit of sparkle. The first sequin dress I ever bought was a simple little black mini-dress which I got when I was about 16 for a Christmas party at some club in Barnsley. I wasn't sure about it at first but as soon as I tried it on, I knew it was… Continue reading 5 Glitzy Party Dresses For Your Christmas Party

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4 Perfect Slip Dresses For Summer

Slip dresses are  back in style this summer and I love them - they're perfect for that transition between comfy day-wear and cute evening-wear. So here are my 4 favourite & affordable slip dresses! Pink Print Asymmetric Slip Dress - River Island - £30.00 This is currently my absolute, favourite dress. It's beautiful, bold, flattering and… Continue reading 4 Perfect Slip Dresses For Summer