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Tried & Tested: ASOS Stylists

15 Jul




I have been a huge fan of ASOS for years now and am not exaggerating when I say about 3/4 of my wardrobe is from their online store. When I thought ASOS couldn’t get any better I discovered their “Chat to a Stylist” feature. After a bit of hesitation I decided to give it a go and was pleasantly surprised. The whole idea of the ASOS’s online stylists is to assist customers in sorting out any fashion dilemmas they encounter. They also give helpful advice when it comes to finding the perfect garments for ones size, shape and budget. I would be lying if I didn’t say I was a tad sceptical at first. The cynic in me thought that outfit requests would be automated and generic and in no way tailored to suit each individual request. Boy was I wrong and will happily eat humble pie. Like most women on the hunt for a new outfit I like to ensure it that it a) suits the occasion (if there’s one), b) suits my style and body shape and c) fits my budget. This were all aspects I wanted to ensure that the ASOS stylist I spoke to addressed and she did!


The stylist I spoke to was super friendly and I got the impression she was having fun with what she was doing. In a way it was like fashion gossip pre-party with a girl friend. I decided to enlist her help in finding an outfit for an upcoming concert and after party I am attending at the end of this month. To put this feature to the test I set a few guidelines to ensure the suggestions suited me and the occasion perfectly.


  • I wanted something practical for the gig (no heels, skirts, dresses etc.) that also would be nice enough to wear to the after party. (I am traveling via train to the event(s) and don’t wish to carry another outfit with me or go home and change.)
  • Suited my shape and size. I also noted that I don’t like clothing to cling around my tummy when I drink, which I intended on doing (Beer belly plus tight fitting clothing is never a good combo haha!)
  • My budget: I set a budget of $200AU for the entire outfit, including shoes and accessories.

After a few questions and a lot of chatter here’s the outfit we came up with:

Final OutfitImages Sources: Striped Frilled Tee, Shard Necklace, Wedges Boots, Acid Washed Ripped Jeans.


The chosen outfit wasn’t something that I would usually go for in it’s entirely but overall I was happy with the stylist’s choices and it fit my budget. The jeans in my opinion are perfect and a bargain at $50. Once she linked them I knew they would be mine! The top isn’t something I would normally wear (frills aren’t usually my thing) but the Stylist explained how the cut would allow room for movement which would not only be comfortable when dancing but be flattering. I took her word on this and bought the top (as well a the jeans and boots) and she was right! The top was far less maternity-looking than I expected and I actually liked the style, frills and all. I can see myself freely dancing it, beer belly and all! The boots are super cute and look great with the chosen jeans but I after a bit of thought decided that they are entirely practical for the gig as I will be on my feet all night and wedges tend to give me sore arches if worn for a prolonged period of time. Instead I decided to opt for something covered and flat but will get a lot of use of the suggested boots this coming winter as I really do love how they look with jeans. The necklace was the only suggestion I chose not to buy. Although I really do like it, it is something I already have in many designs and at $41 I thought it was a tad too expensive.

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The Verdict? I found the ASOS Stylist very helpful and it was a fun experience interacting with her. Because of her advice and suggestions I was (mostly) able the find what I was after and bought something I usually wouldn’t and loved it (the frilled top). Overall I believe ASOS’s online Stylists are a great addition to the website and are well worth the time it takes to register for a consult. If you have any fashion concerns or questions or like myself are simply curious I highly recommend taking the time to speak with one. You won’t be disappointed.

Have you spoken to an ASOS Stylist before? If so, what was your experience like? I am really curious to hear about it so feel free to email me or comment below.

Signnn(Images 1, 2 & 4 from ASOS Blog)

(This post was not sponsored or in accordance with ASOS in any way)

Fashion Inspiration

15 Jul



Today I am excited to introduce you to my latest Stye Icon Kasia Goroal; Lookbook phenonemon and Fashion Blogger at Jestem Kasia. Kasia describes her style as a combination of “hippie/boho, vintage & minimalist”. I just love they way Kasia mixes a bunch of statement pieces to create something truly unique and how her personality seems just just shine through her photography. What do you think?

** MY FAVE LOOKS **jestem kasiaKasia


Fashion Inspiration

26 May


1 Today I would like to introduce you to my latest style icon Martine Haanschoten. Martine is a Fashion/Lifestyle Blogger from the Netherlands. Martine self titled blog is definitely worth a look and if you are anything like myself you will find yourself emerged in her day to day life, craving a good trip away and suffering with some major hair envy! Below are a few of my favourite looks featured on Martine’s LookBook. What do you think?
Are there any fashion bloggers you are finding particularly inspiring at the moment? Becky xo

Fashion Inspiration

14 May



Just to set things straight I am not getting married! But my best friend of 18 years is! I remember as 6 year olds cutting out pics from mum’s Vogue of our ideal wedding dresses and grooms! Well my Bestie’s big day is fast approaching and as a student saving for her (and her future husband’s) first home money is tight. Like most brides B wants things things to be perfect and her wedding dress is no exception BUT $4,000 for a dream dress sadly isn’t feasible. After a chat with our recently newlywed friend we decided to search for cheap wedding dresses online. Ebay was the first place we searched, but I guess a lot of other soon to be brides had the same idea as bidding got pretty intense and she keep getting out bid. That’s when we decided to search online and discovered that some online stores have gorgeous wedding dresses for under $200 and with a bit of altering the these dresses are a budget friendly way of finding the perfect dress. Here are the two she is tossing up between, both astonishingly under $150!

Wedding Dresses

Dress 1. Dress 2

Do you have any budget friendly Wedding tips? I’d love to hear them! Becky xo

Fashion Inspiration

14 May



Today’s style icon is Annika from The Pineneedle Collective. Annika blogs about 3 of my favourite things; fashion, DIY and Science. Yep you read that right; Science. As a former science major I find Annika’s science posts and experiments fascinating and in a way they bring back a sense of nostalgia. Annika answers questions like; How does hair dye work and How is Fairy Floss possible in a light hearted yet informative manner which is often accompanied by a cute outfit. If you haven’t read The Pineneedle Collective before I assure you it’s worth the click. I am always left feeling inspired after visiting!

Anikka BlogAnikkaPineneedle ColelctivAre there any Bloggers whose style you find particularly inspiring? Becky xo


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