20 October 2015

ONE CLASSIC SHIRT TWO WAYS WITH GANT // MAMA STYLE

I love mixing up styles and using clothes as an extension of how I feel – oh and not to mention my growing coat collection, you can't have too many coats right? – and now the we've officially stepped into autumn I've started packing up my summer wardrobe and making room for those chunky knits and cosy clothes. There are some colours that are a staple in my wardrobe whatever the weather, and those tend to be black, blue and grey as I find them easy to style up.

There's one thing I love when it comes to fashion and that's clothes that never go out of style.  When I saw this Striped Chambray shirt c/o Gant I knew that I'd found just that; a timeless shirt, classic tailoring with a modern twist, the perfect hue of blue and bold graphic lines. I was excited to try this classic shirt two ways, showing how this well loved brand can rock any look.


At first I picked a style I would tend to wear around town, running to meetings and generally being busy by teaming it with a classic mac – a must for autumn – dress down denim jeans, some colourful brogues and a black hat. I love how easy this look is to pull together, it's comfortable while staying stylish. 


The second style I went for is a bit more fun and something I'd probably wear if popping to a bar or late night cafe haunt. By teaming the shirt over a black crop top with leather skinnies and flat pumps it creates a more edgy look, and I love how you can easily tweak the outfit by wearing the shirt open or tying it up to show the midriff.


I love Gant's new campaign ‘They changed the world. Not the shirt’ featuring five Ivy League “modern-day pioneers” including Pulitzer Prize poet Tracy Smith, painter Navtar Bhavsar and Amazon rainforest conservationist Mark Plotkin, showing how these classic shirts have been worn by some of the most passionate, innovative and authentic visionaries as they try to make their mark in the world and how we see things, just like Bernard Gantmacher did in 1949 with his passion for shirt making.

How much does this video make you want to put on a shirt and get out there! As for me, how would I like to change the world? Well that's a biggy, I think for now I'd like to spread encouragement and positivity, to make people happy in their journey, after all it doesn't cost anyting to be kind and share a smile.



Here's my style list in case you wanted to know:

Mackintosh - Atterley Road
Shirt c/o Gant
Yellow Brogues - Clarks Shoes S/S15
Satchel - John Lewis
Hat - H&M

Leather Skinnies - River Island
Shirt c/o Gant
Crop Top - H&M
White Pumps - Clarks Shoes S/S15

I'd love to hear how you would want to change the world?
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10 comments

  1. I love both outfits, especially the first. The shirt with a hat, raincoat and jeans looks perfect! I'm not sure I'm ready to change the world before 10am, world peace is always top of my list. Have a fabulous day! :)

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  2. I'm loving the blue on denim combo. It goes well with the rest of your look and I really adore that hat! Looks great.

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  3. I love both outfits, but the second one looks amazing. Sadly I struggle to wear button down shirts but it looks great on you. x

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  4. I love the first outfit - you look amazing in both though natch! I don't know how to change the world..... help ;)

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  5. I love the shirt and especially love your shoes. Also, so slim! You look amazing x

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  6. Ahh I'm so glad you said the coat thing - I've already bought two this year ;) That Chambray shirt is brilliant, I'm definitely digging mine out tomorrow! x

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  7. I love both these outfits, they're so different from each other but both work really well.

    Lucy x- Yellowicing

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  8. That cream coat is gorgeous! Beautiful looks! x
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  9. I love a good shirt. Makes me feel more grown up and smarter than a tee. You look so fab. I wish I could show my middle!!!!! Gorgeous xxx

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  10. you look amazing Lori, how tiny is your waist? I love the first look as it's so casual but really flattering x

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