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Simple, Girly OOTD

I love the skirt that I'm wearing today, so much. The pattern, the colour, the shape. It's just so pretty! Of course when wearing a bright, bold pattern on the bottom, I always like to go simple with the top - so a plain black crop top and comfy grey cardigan are a perfect combination...… Continue reading Simple, Girly OOTD

Gran Canaria - Rachel Oates
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Holiday Outfits

If you've been following me on Instagram you might have seen me and Dan recently went away for the week, to the very sunny Gran Canaria. I also posted a lot of photos on my personal account. It was a really lovely week and, while we were there, I tried to make sure I documented… Continue reading Holiday Outfits

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

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Outfit for a pub trip

Today I needed a look that could go from day-wear to something appropriate for a night of drinks and catching up with an amazing old friend 🙂 My solution was to go for comfy jeans, cute top and incredible over the knee boots! I love this floral bomber jacket so much, it's so comfy and… Continue reading Outfit for a pub trip

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NYE Sparkles

I love any excuse to wear sparkles and if you can't wear sparkles on NYE then when can you wear them!? Me and Dan had a quiet one this year; a couple of drinks, TV and watching all the fireworks in the distance from our balcony. Lovely. If I was heading out I'd definitely pair this… Continue reading NYE Sparkles

fashion style and makeup by rachel oates - affordably fashionable - tutorial
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3 Ways To Wear A Floral Mini Skirt

In this post I take one of my favourite items of clothing - an adorable little floral-print mini skirt - and show 3 ways you can style it. 1) Girly Jewelry & A Strapless Top For this first look I decided to go for something cute and girly by pairing the skirt with a plain… Continue reading 3 Ways To Wear A Floral Mini Skirt