What I Wore: Tailoring Trend – Look Sharp In A Coloured Suit

This is a bit of an overdue one! FINALLY, the one for the Fashion fans who have been asking for more outfit details on the purple suit I wore for London Fashion Week.

In case you missed the huge gasps of shock radiating through my Instagram when I told people it was from a supermarket, yes yes, it was by F&F at Tesco. (current employer, so I may be hugely biased but let’s let the pictures talk for themselves shall we?)

Given my corporate finance background, you can understand why I’m very comfortable in a suit. Being a bit obsessive about stuff that matches, I have about 25 blazers in my wardrobe, many of which have matching shorts and bottoms. HEAVEN. 

To keep it less formal and a bit more fashion, I’ve opted for glorious colour with this F&F Purple Textured Suit – only £20 for the top and £12 for the trousers. Yes, a full suit for less than £35 – better believe it! (it also comes with a £10 skirt option for those who prefer a more feminine look)

Being honest, the website photo doesn’t do it any justice. The website photo looks a bit cheap and tacky, but thankfully free returns made me take a gamble and it paid off!

Whilst I could have paired this with heels and a clutch, I decided to keep it casual and boyish by pairing with some new Primark trainers (for £12 they are IDEAL Adidas Stan Smith copies!!) and a chunky Marc Jacobs watch.

This would make a great Xmas party outfit too, teamed with a silky cami and heels.  Check out my party LBD alternative – the female tuxedo- here

Matching hair is optional.

I’m also hugely crushing on these two tailored beauties from Topshop. Aren’t they perfect for this Winter??

DETAILS HERE:  Topshop Tailored Suit

DETAILS HERE:  Topshop Tailored Suit

What do YOU think? Would you wear a coloured suit? Would you buy fashion from your supermarket? 

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Zoe Bayliss Wong
Zoe Bayliss Wong

Zoe is a Forbes ’30 under 30′ finance pro, style writer, presenter and panellist, working for a fashion startup and trying to live that best life in the most IRL way possible.

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