Festive Frocking

Why I chose the verb frocking for my blog title, I’m not entirely sure but I feel the closest explanation could be is that it sounds festive and fun and rhymes with Rocking Around the Christmas Tree ( insert tune humming).



Courtesy of #combyne fashion ap. @balenciaga @MarleneBirger @ Nike @Monki


I chose this Monki loose tunic dress as my canvas. I decided to prep with peach and mustard overtones and making it a nice casual piece. This is my idea of a classic and high street combination outfit, perfect for running around for last minute New Years preparation chores or doing a spot of bargain shopping in the city. Flat trainers are all the rage of 2018 so perhaps they will translate in to the early days of 2019.

  • Dress by Monki (EUR30)
  • Scarf by Marlene Birger (EUR110)
  • Trainers by Nike (EUR85)
  • Balenciaga backpack (EUR1,590)




I am in love with the color teal all year and I feel it is the perfect clash and contrast color (in a good way!) This outfit is especially paired for a sophisticated lunch or dinner and, minus the beret, an Auld Lang Syne party bash.

  • Boot are from New Look (EUR27)
  • Dress is Monki ( EUR30)
  • Tartan and leopard tote is Michael Kors Collection by Michael Kors (EUR2,190)
  • Beret is Topshop (EUR13)

So here are 2 ideas of casual versus party outfits for you. Whatever you chose, try have one block/main color theme and from there accessorise to your heart’s content.  Also, another quick piece of advice: Don’t plan ahead too much in advance. It’s usually a fashion fail! And try have a sneaky ‘old meets new’ woven in to your look. Have a think about that as you ring in the 2019 on Monday night.


Happy New Year to all my lovely readers and blog followers out there! Thank you for your continued support in reading and following my fashion blogs.