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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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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Date Night OOTD

Me and Dan headed out to dinner tonight. Nothing big or fancy; just some nice food and a glass of wine. It was absolutely lovely... and a nice excuse to put some pretty makeup on and do my hair 😉 Here's what I wore: Where food's involved tights tops are never the best idea, so… Continue reading Date Night OOTD

affordably fashionable by rachel oates 5 simple tips for fashion on a budget
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5 Simple Tips for Fashion on a Budget

Hey everyone, for someone who's never had too much money to spend on clothes and who has never owned a designer label I still love fashion. So, here are my 5 really simple tips for looking great on a small budget. They're really easy little things that absolutely everyone can do! Hope you enjoy and… Continue reading 5 Simple Tips for Fashion on a Budget

affordably fashionable by rachel oates multiple straps and buckles shoe trends 2016
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AW 16 Shoe Trends: Multiple Straps and Buckles

This season's big shoe trends include cute ankle boots, velvet, and all sorts of great textures and patterns. But one of the big ones and, my personal favourite, is one which you can rock alongside all the other big trends. Multiple straps and buckles are big this year and here's a little inspiration for how… Continue reading AW 16 Shoe Trends: Multiple Straps and Buckles