31 Aug

Fancy pants


denim jacket – Gap (last worn here)
silk tee –
Mango (mine’s old but similar and gorgeous Phillip Lim one here)
jacquard trousers – Zara
sandal – Clarks (last worn here)
glasses – Mango, watch – Calvin Klein, bracelets – various
leather bag – Autograph @ M&S
moody model nail polish – H&M 

lead – Ancol
coat – model’s own c/o Infindigo

Picked up these pants last week in Zara as soon as I saw the jacquard.  You probably know by now I’m not a massive print lover but the pattern here is more of a texture and so subtle that I loved it.  I don’t really need to dress smart for work (see exhibits A and B) but I thought ‘classic black pants for work, I need those…’.  Sold.

And so I wore them… but not to work.  Soon though conscience, soon.

Busy weekend coming up but I’ll see you on the other side!  Hope you all have a good one.x


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  1. Vicki Posted 31 Aug at 11:47 am

    I’m totes obsessed with royal blue at the moment! It’s gorgeous and looks stunning on you! Love how you can make causal clothes classy and a bit more dressed up 🙂 xx


    • Thankfifi Posted 1 Sep at 11:12 am

      me too vicki, it’s such a great colour!

  2. sheree@itsnotthatdee Posted 31 Aug at 1:07 pm

    Great pants..I remember seeing a suit in white like this from them and I loved it!
    Have a great weekend Wendy1
    Sheree xxx

    • Thankfifi Posted 1 Sep at 11:12 am

      yeah, they come in grey and white too I think 🙂

  3. RedTagChicLosAngeles Posted 31 Aug at 3:03 pm

    I dont blame you….also love buying outfits for the texture! The entire look is so FAB!!


    • Thankfifi Posted 1 Sep at 11:13 am

      It’s a good way to have a bit of pattern without bein crazy!

  4. monkeyshines Posted 31 Aug at 4:20 pm

    beautiful heels!


    • Thankfifi Posted 1 Sep at 11:13 am

      a happy accident that they were the perfect match for the tee!

  5. Hallie Posted 31 Aug at 5:46 pm

    Ah….last night I was in Zara tried this pants on, and too bad they are too long for me…so nice to see it on you! not I am satisfied:) XX

    • Thankfifi Posted 1 Sep at 11:14 am

      aw, what a shame – I think they come in a cropped version though but without the zips?

  6. Sarah O'Brien Posted 31 Aug at 6:02 pm

    very simple classy chic outfit, but i gotta say i love your nail polish! happy weekend!

    • Thankfifi Posted 1 Sep at 11:14 am

      thanks sarah.x

  7. Kiki Posted 1 Sep at 12:08 pm

    Love the outfit, particularly the wedges. Great blog, btw.

    • Thankfifi Posted 1 Sep at 8:42 pm

      thanks so much kiki

  8. Gayle Posted 1 Sep at 2:48 pm

    Love the wee zips, it’s all about the details! x

    • Thankfifi Posted 1 Sep at 8:43 pm

      indeed it is!

  9. Xixia Posted 1 Sep at 6:06 pm

    Um, I really like your wedges. That lovely blue color is the best!

    • Thankfifi Posted 1 Sep at 8:44 pm

      thank you – could hardly believe they were from clarks when I saw them and I got them on sale too – win!

  10. Giovanna Posted 1 Sep at 10:06 pm

    Obsessed with those trousers! I MUST have them!!!

    As always, impeccable style 🙂

    Giovanna x

  11. School Gate Style Posted 1 Sep at 10:59 pm

    Loving the brocade trousers – saw some in Primark today actually! Would love a navy pair if you see them anywhere. Hope you’re having a lovely weekend Wendy, Avril x

  12. .saboskirt. Posted 2 Sep at 4:03 am

    We adore your top. It did match perfectly with your shoes. And also, your dog is so cute! 🙂

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    • Thankfifi Posted 2 Sep at 8:51 am

      thanks girls 😉

  13. Iliyana Posted 2 Sep at 9:42 am
    • Thankfifi Posted 2 Sep at 8:51 pm

      thanks 🙂

  14. Mica Posted 2 Sep at 1:39 pm

    Love those pants! They will be perfect for work! they look really good with the blue top and shoes too.

    • Thankfifi Posted 2 Sep at 8:51 pm

      I know – that’s what I thought! I shall have to make a point of actually wearing them to work now…

  15. Carmen Posted 2 Sep at 8:46 pm

    Cute 🙂

    • Thankfifi Posted 2 Sep at 8:52 pm

      thank you

  16. eleni Posted 5 Sep at 1:55 pm

    Karhu’s close up melted my face! <3 <3 <3

    Your pants kinda did the same! mewant!

    • Thankfifi Posted 5 Sep at 2:46 pm

      I do love that shot of him – you just have to say to him ‘who’s cute?’ and he tips his head to the side like that

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