I mean are you even going out-out if you don’t wear jeans and a nice top?

How many times do we ALL say this in our girls group chat when asked… What is everybody wearing? There was a few laughing emoji’s with friends over this last week.

Anyhoow, It’s a Sunday and its my Crossfit Gym Christmas party. We are going bowling for the afternoon, then out on the Town for drinks after.

I needed to wear an outfit that ticked all of these boxes:

  • Be appropriate to bowl in.
  • Comfortable heels that wouldn’t need taken off from 1pm-1am (ok 3am lol).
  • Be warm enough to walk from bar to bar in Newcastle City.
  • STILL look dressy and festive.
  • ALL be available from my wardrobe.

Let’s be honest, only “Jeans and a nice top” would solve all of the above with block heels and a blazer.

And remember, I could only use what I have in my wardrobe for #12daysofchristmas.

There was ONE slight problem I had though, when I tried my outfit on together I realised my fave Topshop Joni jeans looked really faded, DAMMIT! My lovely Mum in law to be Pam, had been asking what I wanted for crimbo that day so guess what I got early? Some replacement black jeans, she saved the day.

Technically that’s ok right as I didn’t buy them?

This time I’ve converted to a high waist Jaime jean and I love them. The material is thicker and more holding than the Joni and very flattering. I prefer no pocket details on the front but they are very small.

I wear a tall 34′ leg and waist 28 (size 10).


You can’t go wrong with a pair of black skinny jeans, a top with some nice texture, colour or detail. I opted for my favourite black lace top because it instantly makes these Jeans look dressy.

Paired with a pop of leopard pint from my comfiest Dune block heel, my favourite tuxedo blazer and fur clutch.

We are comfy, classy and good to go people.

I danced all night in these shoes and didn’t take them off once, Blazer kept me warm outside but not too warm inside. Party perfecto.

If you would like to shop my look below I’ve included everything I’m wearing and alternatives to products now unavailable….



SHOP THE LOOK: Black mesh fitted body, £85 / Tailored boxy blazer, £199 / Black Jaimie Jeans, £40 Topshop / Acapela leopard court, £52.50 DUNE / Faux fur clutch, £65 Crystal dome ring, £10 Accessorize /  Sophia cluster stud earrings, £8 Accessorize 

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