My Style: The sweatshirt with added ooomph

Sweatshirt, Marks & Spencer | Tee-shirt, Marks & Spencer | Pinstripe navy trousers, Topshop (old season, similar here) | Trainers, Marks & Spencer | Earrings, Mango | Sunglasses, J Crew | Photos: Hannah Gale

Sweatshirt, Marks & Spencer | Tee-shirt, Marks & Spencer | Pinstripe navy trousers, Topshop (old season, similar here) | Trainers, Marks & Spencer | Earrings, Mango | Sunglasses, J Crew | Bag, Marks & Spencer | Coat, Boden (old season, similar here)

As a magpie to anything that sparkles, I am like a moth to the flame for a tassel, pom pom or embroidered embellishment.

So it was pretty much love at first sight for this Marks & Spencer sweatshirt, first spied at their press day last year.

I loved the idea of using the sweatshirt as an accessory – tied around the neck of a simple striped tee, grey coat and slouchy trousers. It’s the kind of look that works whatever the weather – perfect during this funny, in-between season. You can chuck on the jumper if the sun suddenly disappears behind a cloud again too.

These mannish trousers are an old buy, but I love this pinstripe pair. Inverse the stripes on your bottom half for a modern look.

And can we please just discuss these trainers? They’re from the Footglove range at M&S – not one I have fully investigated before, I’ll be honest. But the soft grey suede, teamed with an almost raffia, espadrille sole detail had me even before I slipped them on. And hello mama! SO comfy!

Spring who-knows-what’s-happening-with-the-weather wear, sorted. Just don’t forget your umbrella. Or sun lotion.

This post was written in association with Marks & Spencer, but all words, thoughts, styling and photography is my own work.

  • Comments ( 1 )

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    Priya

    Hi
    Dear, Erica you looking styles and beautiful in this Sweatshirt.
    Thank you so much for sharing this nice post.

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