Wardrobe inspiration : sporty chic.

Monday, 9 April 2012

TOPSHOP navy blazer // BAUBLE BAR phospho necklace // TOPSHOP white shimmer tee // TOPSHOP red sporty shorts // TOPSHOP reflect metallic heel
In an ideal world, my daily casual wear would resemble something like this. The sporty chic aesthetic is so sleek and so incredibly wearable, and the addition of a slick pair of heels (oh my, I am so enamoured by these Topshop ones) integrates the whole look into a more polished manner. The sporadic bursts of colour also concede to my affinity for brights though I'm somewhat devastated that the neon necklace isn't available for purchase in Australia. For all my beautiful European readers, I'm so jealous! 
       I hope you all had a lovely Easter and that there were copious amounts of chocolate involved. :) 
                                                                      Love, Mandy. xx   



41 comments:

  1. I love these finds, especially those lust-worthy orange shorts and navy blazer! Such a carefree and inspiring look Mandy that I know would look killer on you!!! Maybe by some freakish accident these bad boys will all float marvelously onto your lap! :o)

    Fingers crossed lovely!

    Sonia
    xoxo
    daringcoco.blogspot.com

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  2. Beautiful selection!!!
    Have a good week!

    Besos, desde España, Marcela♥

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  3. Definitely the kind of attire I wear to work much to the dismay of my manager hahahah. Minus those stunning heels of course ;p xx

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  4. I love the neon necklace and the shorts!

    x
    Fashion Readings
    http://fashionreadings.blogspot.com.au/

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  5. OMG Mandy I just stumbled upon that necklace on Shopbop.com!!! It's not neon yellow but pink - anyhoo thought I would pass on deets anyway LOL! Coincidence?

    http://www.shopbop.com/short-neon-stone-necklace-adia/vp/v=1/845524441926497.htm?folderID=2534374302029428&fm=whatsnew-shopbysize&colorId=12202

    Sonia
    xoxo

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  6. I'm obsessing over the sporty chic trend! My favorite part about it is that it looks so comfortable yet completely stylish.

    Giveaway at http://britspolkadotlife.blogspot.it/2012/03/gracelynn-rose-designs-giveaway.html

    Britney

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  7. a good combination! love it!
    everything is perfect!

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  8. I would pick the necklace!

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  9. I really love your blog!!!! If you want take a look at my new blog!!! Follow each other on GFC and Bloglovin?? I follow you back of course!!! Let me know dear!!! kiss :D

    http://thefashionscan.blogspot.it/

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  10. :) I think this look would be fantastic on you !
    Myself I'm not very sporty type, at least not when considering my wardrobe [who am I kidding I don't do sports:D] but those are all really cute pieces on their own. Lovely collage.

    Thank you for the comment. Sorry to hear that you didn't have time off from work like many others, but that sounds to me like the reality in working as nurse / doctor. My mum works as practical nurse and she was at work all weekend too, except Sunday evening when we had a lovely salmon dinner.
    Oh and it has been really nice couple of days to have sun shining all the time! Even now when it's almost 8 pm I can see blue sky. Maybe it's your Gold Coast wishes that brought this nice weather to me, hehe! But it's still going to take a while until I get to go lazying around on the beach - only +3 celcius today. :D

    x Satu

    Indie by Heart

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  11. Lovely selection!!!

    x0x0

    BarcelonaBrunettes
    www.barcelonabrunettes.com

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  12. Mandy, i love those heels:) topshop always has such lovely stuff!
    hope you had a good easter too <33

    Love,
    Nee
    ROSECANDLE11

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  13. I have a blazer almost like that:) The necklace sure is pretty!

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  14. Love the outfit! What a great combination.. finding things you aren't able to purchase is the ultimate worst. Kinda like people pinning something that takes you to google... (FAIL) Hope you have a great week!

    Amanda
    http://easy-life-blog.com/

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  15. Thanks for the follow me...i'm following back!!! Nice post. I love the neon necklace. Kisses
    www.glamourchocolate.blogspot.com

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  16. this would make a great outfit :)

    Hanna
    http://whoishanna.blogspot.com/

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  17. I love the necklace and heels!

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  18. Loveee the colors, the necklace is amazing!
    xx

    Be Frassy

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  19. Amazing pieces! Hope you had a great easter! x

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  20. Lovely combination! I like the necklace!

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  21. Love the brights, such an amazing outfit.

    xo erica

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  22. This is going to be a small essay again ! Thank you for the comment today, you're so kind.

    I've noticed I don't really tell a lot about my studies, since it's already last year of school and I don't have any classes or special projects going on .. and mostly I just want to concentrate on happy/clothing related things in my blog. :)

    I study Cultural Management at my hometown university of applied sciences. It basically means organizing all kinds of events, like music festivals or art exhibitions, but some of my schoolmates have also worked as a trainee in TV-studios or radio. It can be basically almost anything you want to specialize in, with your own choices throughout studies. I've been mostly part of local music events and this spring as a trainee for beauty & health -fair, but would love to organize/be part of something fashion related. It's very much culture aswell, and close to my interests obviously.^^

    I've just been having a slight "writers block", not feeling this is what I want to do at all (not the work, I think it would be fun if there were any jobs available) I have degree on business administration already in my pocket, so making another thesis doesn't really attract me either - especially since I was supposed to organize VIP-customer event for local boutique, but that didn't work out (they ended the business, have only online shop now) and when I got a second option, that didn't happen either. So now I'm a little stuck. :D I've played with thought of taking a year off / end this school, and just work. Like being shop assistant or visualist or anything else but hang out at home most days and blaming myself for being a lazy ass :D Working at clothing or decor store (which I've done) is not anything special like being a lawyer or scientist - just quite simple but neat work with all different kinds of people and products, and I've always like that. Being happy with what you do is the most important thing, after all. :)

    Pheow!

    Spring greetings from crispy cool below zero Finland!

    x Satu
    Indie by Heart

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  23. Love the dream outfit you've put together - all the brights work so well! Hope you had a lovely Easter :)

    AwayFromTheBlue.blogspot.com.au

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  24. ahhh, I want that blazer. love the outfit setup!

    www.thegloriarecord.blogspot.com

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  25. Oooh, definitely chic! I love the subtle, shimmery top and the bright red shorts!

    Trendy Teal

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  26. I like those shorts!

    http://initialed.blogspot.com

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  27. SUPER cool choice...i love the shorts and the heels...amazing =)

    You can check my NELLY shoes in:

    www.laviequo.com

    XOXO from MUNICH

    La Vie Quotidienne

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  28. I like your post so much! This selection is really gorgeous!
    Take a look and if you want we can follow each others: Cosa mi metto???
    Win two Mimi Boutique jewels of your choice

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  29. looks like a pretty perfect combination. colours (including neons), some basic colours, nice heels.. I can't think of a better ensemble for warm spring or summer :)

    Maiken/
    Maikeni blogi - part of me

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  30. Thanks for following dear!!! Sure I follow you back on GFC!!! Follow each other also on Bloglovin?? Let me know and see you soon on my blog!! kiss :D

    http://thefashionscan.blogspot.it/

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  31. Oh I just love navy and orange together...especially in the summer! I look forward to following each other. Stop by again to say hello...thanks for the sweet comment!

    xo Grace
    www.wrinkledchiffon.com

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  32. Nice picks!

    Hosting a giveaway for some great accessories if you're interested:

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  33. awesome outfit! everything looks great together!
    x

    SHOPSTYLECONQUER.COM

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  34. LOVING THE SHORTS!

    www.aroundlucia.com
    www.aroundlucia,com

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  35. yup those shoes are on my list too x

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  36. great post-- love the picks. the sporty chic look is so lovely!

    http://howtowindowshop.blogspot.com/

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  37. Mandy, for tops hop do you just match to aus sizing? So size 8 shorts aus is size 8 uk? Xx

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