It feels like forever since I last posted something. Juggling a full time job, social life and my current Netflix obsession leaves little time for anything else (how good is Narcos by the way?). I also recently upgraded to the new iPhone 6S and ended up without a phone for ten whole days. It’s scary how much technology has become part of our everyday lives.
Anyway, with a new phone in tow, I headed to Manchester this past weekend. Manchester is one of my favourite cities in the UK, bursting with architecture, all the shops you need and of course, a great night life. Between the copious amount of alcohol that was consumed I managed to pick up a few new bits along the way. A relatively modest ‘haul’, considering it was payday weekend;
due to this John Elliot + Co crew not being in my size. Sad face.
The items I did pick up leads me to this post; my latest pick ups. So here’s a few things I have recently purchased, as always let me know what you think:
First up, are these Nike Air Max 1 in Black/Bone. I had a similar pair last year, but regrettably sold them, so these are more of a repurchase then a new purchase. I’m a big fan of the Air Max 1 silhouette and this black and white colour way with the gum sole perfectly matches my entire wardrobe. Whilst my previous pair started to look a bit tatty after a few wears due to the suede upper, this newer version features a leather upper so should stay looking good for a lot longer.
Next up, a couple of items from H&M. As mentioned on another post, H&M have really stepped up their basics ‘divided’ range in the last couple of months with a heavy focus on key trends and in particular ‘streetwear’. I picked up these Twill Joggers in Black. Featuring an elasticated waist with long drawstrings, tapered elasticated legs and an inside zip at the hems, they have that Fear of God look to them but without the price tag. At £19.99 these are an absolute steal.
The olive green shirt is also from H&M, and features a dropped back hem and raw edge details. At £12.99, this is also really affordable and can be used to layer up.
Finally, the ‘sand’ coloured sweater is another eBay bargain much like the Fruit of the Loom hoody I featured in the ‘Back to Basics‘ post. This time the brand is Gildan and cost me just £6.10. I bought it in a medium, which is slightly oversized on me, however the bottom hem is quite tight so I may repurchase this in a large or cut the elasticated hem off to give it a more loose raw edge look.. What do you think of these purchases?