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Instagram Outfits

I recently realised that I post a lot of casual outfits on Instagram that I never get around to talking about on this blog, which is a shame. So today I'm going to be talking a little about some of my recent outfits and why I like them! Sadly, the photos aren't as good as… Continue reading Instagram Outfits

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