Mixing shades of grey and dark gold + link up

Mixing shades of grey and dark gold, grey Guray jacket, See by Chloe metallic skirt, ochre chenille cap

You all know how much I love a charity shop bargain..well today’s post features two! I went looking for a tartan mini skirt (no luck so far) but instead I came away with this grey cropped jacket and chenille baker boy cap. I also picked up a brown velvet jacket, whcih I’ll show you in another post.

Mixing shades of grey and dark gold creates a contrast of cool and warm, a bit like wearing silver and gold jewellery together.

The jacket is from Guray – a brand I hadn’t heard of before, so I have no idea how much it might have cost new. But that doesn’t really matter; it’s good quality and I love the style, so that’s good enough for me! I was going to try it with some grey trousers, but I couldn’t find them (not surprising given the chaos inside my wardrobe).

So once again I dived into the wardrobe in the spare room and pulled out this dark gold See by Chloe pencil skirt. I’ve had it for years, but it still had the tags on, as did the grey shoes (or are they boots?). Mixing shades of grey and dark gold creates a contrast of cool and warm, a bit like wearing silver and gold jewellery together.

Mixing shades of grey and dark gold, grey Guray jacket, See by Chloe metallic skirt, ochre chenille cap

Wearing tights and shoes in the same colour makes the legs look longer, it’s a favourite trick of mine.

As with most double breasted jackets, it’s a little snug on the bust, which is fine with a thin top or sweater underneath. I tried it open at the top but I prefer it with all buttons done up. I think it looks neater and more stylish this way. In the warmer months I’ll wear this jacket and skirt with bare legs and gold shoes, minus the hat. Wearing tights and shoes in the same colour makes the legs look longer, it’s a favourite trick of mine. The velvet bag – a recent sale bargain – finished off the look.

Jess of Elegantly Dressed and Stylish recently wore a stunning mustard and grey outfit…I think I took a little inspo from it. I could definitely see Jess in this outfit!

Do you like this colour combination? Although this skirt is years old I’ve found it listed on Poshmark and Vestiaire 🙂

Mixing shades of grey and dark gold, grey Guray jacket, See by Chloe metallic skirt, ochre chenille cap

Mixing shades of grey and dark gold, grey Guray jacket, See by Chloe metallic skirt, ochre chenille cap

Mixing shades of grey and dark gold, grey Guray jacket, See by Chloe metallic skirt, ochre chenille cap

Mixing shades of grey and dark gold, grey Guray jacket, See by Chloe metallic skirt, ochre chenille cap

Mixing shades of grey and dark gold, grey Guray jacket, See by Chloe metallic skirt, ochre chenille cap, Oasis velvet bag

Mixing shades of grey and dark gold, grey Guray jacket, See by Chloe metallic skirt, ochre chenille cap

Jacket: Guray (from charity shop) | hat from charity shop (similar) | See by Chloe skirt (similar) | Oasis bag (similar) | Clarks shoes (similar)

 

Last week’s favourites were…

Gail Is This Mutton, Debbie Fashion Fairy Dust, Lizzie in Lace

Gail of Is This Mutton?, Debbie of Fashion Fairy Dust and Lizzie in Lace!

 

This is where I link up!

 

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  1. January 29, 2019 / 2:09 pm

    What great finds, Emma! I love the chenille baker boy hat. Too cute! And that jacket is so great, too. I am wearing a similar color combination today with some black added in…it will be on my blog Thursday! Have a fantastic day!

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

  2. January 29, 2019 / 2:25 pm

    Such a fabulous find! The buttons and sleeve detail are wonderful. I like this color mix and the bit of sparkle in your skirt!

  3. January 29, 2019 / 2:30 pm

    I love it when you find fabulous items like this at a fraction of the price. I bet the jacket was expensive at some point because you can see the quality, Emma. As for that skirt, well, I will swap at the drop of a hat! xx

  4. January 29, 2019 / 2:32 pm

    That coat is so cute! Love the sleeves!

  5. January 29, 2019 / 2:51 pm

    Great to be a readers’ favourite last week! I love grey with mustard. Grey is underrated in my view!

  6. January 29, 2019 / 4:02 pm

    oooo Emma, I see what you mean about that jacket! GOrgeous style, love it! As soon as I saw your picture, I thought “silver and gold” the mix s beautiful I love that cap on you and the velvet textured bag is perfect!
    I love grey more and more!
    jess xx
    http://www.elegantlydredssedandstylish.com

  7. January 29, 2019 / 4:23 pm

    Yet another color combo I would have never thought of and LOVE. The gray and mustard are beautiful together Emma and the jacket is darling!

  8. January 29, 2019 / 4:48 pm

    That’s a super outfit, and I rather like this colour combination. Might have to try this out in a ‘steal’ but will have to work on the pieces as nothing comes to mind straight away. Thanks for hosting the #linkup Emma. x Jacqui Mummabstylish

  9. January 29, 2019 / 5:30 pm

    What a great outfit and colour combination. And I don’t even like gold and silver together. But it is the amazing jacket with the beautiful skirt! Love it!

  10. January 29, 2019 / 7:16 pm

    I’m into the gray and gold together—I don’t own a lot of gold things, but think I might try it with mustard yellow! Thanks for the idea!
    Cheryl Shops | http://www.cherylshops.net

  11. January 29, 2019 / 10:56 pm

    I just love your gorgeous mustard yellow hat! It looks amazing on you and pairs so nicely with the grey and camel!

  12. January 30, 2019 / 6:31 am

    Ooh, this is such a pretty outfit and colour combo, Emma! I’ve never tried those colours together. I will have to give it a go soon! XXX

  13. Leah
    January 30, 2019 / 1:49 pm

    I always love yellow and gray together! And that is such a cute jacket!!

    xx Leah / http://www.leahbehr.com

  14. January 30, 2019 / 4:42 pm

    Emma, you’re the queen of the charity shop!! You always find the most amazing pieces and then you go and dress them all so beautifully. Not that I’m envious or anything lol 😉
    I love those colours together – you look gorgeous!
    Suzy xxx

  15. Liz
    January 30, 2019 / 4:55 pm

    Wow I never thought to pair these colors together but they look amazing!! Would definitely wear this!

    Lizzie
    http://www.lizzieinlace.com

  16. January 30, 2019 / 6:05 pm

    What a fabulous outfit! I’d wear it in a heartbeat. I do like my colour combinations, but never thought to mix grey with dark gold. Just gorgeous! xxx

  17. Nailil
    February 1, 2019 / 8:22 pm

    That skirt is so pretty, I love how it shimmer a bit. Love how your look mixes grey and gold.

    Xx, Nailil
    thirtyminusone.com

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