peep and chicken

musings and wares from e8 and nw3

Month: December, 2012

the long game

i bought this gilet in a vintage shop in camden when i was 17. i used to wear it to school and all my friends thought it was so weird. in the sea of parkas and puffa jackets i maintained it was a ‘classic piece’. and here we are back together ten years later…

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t shirt/dress Acne, jeans Zara, jumper Erdem, gilet Vintage.

festive touch

some sparkly earrings at a festive touch to the otherwise practical outfit needed for last minute Christmas errands..

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jeans H&M, jumper Primark boys, sneakers Nike, earrings ArtiZanna/DIY

wool and sequins

i love a contrast in materials – the combination of wool and sequins is ideal for a bit of yuletide glamour.

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jumper Zara, trousers ArtiZanna, shoes H&M

meditation

i’ve recently started meditating (it’s amazing!); dreaming of a fantasy outfit…

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Isabel Marant knit sweater, T By Alexander Wang t shirt, CO at Browns Velvet pants, , Cashmere socks, Julie Tuton gold necklace

furry boots

I bought these about a month ago as I wanted some black flat boots for the winter. I’m so glad I chanced upon these beauties in H&M. they are real leather and so comfortable. ideal.

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amsterdam

amsterdam

amsterdam was feeling very Christmassy when i was there last week. only had time to pick up a few chocolatey treats before flying back home.

MMM jacket

new jacket from Maison Martin Margiela lite, really nice quality in wool. i love the details.

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Jacket MMM for H&M, jeans Mango, boots H&M

long live ERDEM

our eternal love for ERDEM continues especially at a sample sale.. picked up these exquisite pieces last week.

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st john

you can’t really see its beauty in these shots, but my bike is a source of great joy, as was our lovely breakfast at st john; double rounds of boiled eggs and anchovy toast please.

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pants MMM for H&M, t shirt/dress Acne, angora jumper H&M, coat Won Hundred, boots Bertie, bag Asos

TIP

i’ve just discovered that oatmeal (or fine oats) works really well as a cheap and effective suede cleaner. just rub on with your fingers. it will leave some white residue which you then brush off.
i haven’t tried the oatmeal on darker suedes but i certainly think it does wonders on lighter colours like my Maje boots which were in desperate need of a clean.

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