Soul Sisters T-shirt and Meeting Luinluland + Style With a Smile Link Up

July 20, 2021
Soul Sisters T-shirt, Meghan Fabulous sunglasses

The last few days have been busy – but in a good way. If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen that I went to Cardiff on Saturday for the official launch of Soul Sisters – a Welsh fashion brand founded by two amazing women. And if that wasn’t fabulous enough, Instagram sensation Lou Featherstone – aka Luinluland – was there for a fashion parade and meet and greet. I’ve followed Lou for a while now and she is incredible; she’s every bit as warm, funny and totally genuine as she is on Instagram. I had such a brilliant time, I honestly didn’t want the day to end. I met a bunch of lovely ladies who I got on with so well, it was like I’d known them for ages.

After the event we all piled into a taxi and went for drinks in Cardiff city centre. It was a scorcher of a day and the atmosphere was electric. I’d never been to Cardiff before but I plan to go back for a weekend sometime soon. Everyone is so friendly there, the city really charmed me. I didn’t take many photos – mainly video of the fashion parade that I’ll edit into a reel/Tiktok – because I was having so much fun! Sometimes you just have to live in the moment and soak it all in.

Meeting Luinluland, Emma Peach of Style Splash Lou Featherstone of Luinluland

The story behind the sunglasses

The sunglasses I’m wearing have a funny story behind them. I saw Lou wearing a pair on Instagram and tried to buy some but the company doesn’t ship from the U.S. So Lou said I could have them delivered to hers in Portland and she’d bring them over to the UK. Not long after that, the company sent her some PR samples and she thought these sunglasses were part of that order. That caused some confusion as Meghan Fabulous were sure they hadn’t messed her order up and sent the same ones twice. But as Lou’s glasses were a bit scratched she brought these new ones with her – forgetting that I’d ordered some to her address. When she realised she left me a hilarious voice message explaining what had happened. She apologised for wearing them on her tour of the UK, but I think that makes them even more special! My sunglasses are Instagram famous, even if I’m not!

Wenda James-Rowe and Lou Featherstone of Luinluland

The story behind Soul Sisters

The Souls Sisters label was founded by best friends Wenda James-Rowe (above with Lou) and Luna Amani. Wenda is a fashion stylist and Luna is a fashion and accessory designer for leading high street brands, so it seemed like a natural progression to start their own label. Soul Sisters is all about empowering women, helping them to feel and look fabulous. The T-shirts and sweatshirts are 100% organic cotton and printed in Cardiff by Visible Art using eco dyes. The collection is called “C’est Chic” and takes it’s inspiration from queens of disco and Studio 54. Of course, I couldn’t leave without buying a T-shirt – my only dilemma was choosing which one! After much deliberation I went for red, although I’ll probably buy another one soon.

Wenda James-Rowe and Luna Amani of Soul Sisters

The T-shirt is really good quality and feels so soft. I bought the size small for a fitted look and it’s just right. The pink and red cheetah gave me the idea of pairing the T-shirt with these pink culottes. As an homage to Lou I chose trainers instead of sandals. I added a bumbag to match the Luna Amani cuff that I also bought on Saturday.

In other news, we are busily preparing to go to Spain. Sorting out Covid tests and all the paperwork is a nightmare! It’s my birthday tomorrow but I’m sure I won’t be doing much relaxing! I’m hoping to post a birthday bloopers post tomorrow and finish my washing and packing. I haven’t been abroad for almost two years – I don’t know if I’m excited, nervous or both!

Do check out Luinluland and Soul Sisters on Instagram…you won’t be disappointed!

Soul Sisters T-shirt, Meghan Fabulous sunglasses
Soul Sisters T-shirt, Meghan Fabulous sunglasses, Luna Amanii embellished cuff, Zara black quilted bumbag
Soul Sisters T-shirt, Meghan Fabulous sunglasses, Luna Amanii embellished cuff, Zara black quilted bumbag
Meghan Fabulous sunglasses
Soul Sisters T-shirt, Meghan Fabulous sunglasses, Luna Amanii embellished cuff, Zara black quilted bumbag

Soul Sisters T-shirt | Marks & Spencer culottes | Nike trainers | Meghan Fabulous sunglasses | Zara bumbag | Luna Amani cuff

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19 responses to “Soul Sisters T-shirt and Meeting Luinluland + Style With a Smile Link Up”

  1. I adore this fun summer look! Your soul sisters tee is so cute and loving the fun glasses! Thanks for the link up Emma!

  2. Di says:

    Your outfit is perfect for the event and it sounds like it was a fabulous good time! What a great story behind those stand out glasses! Thanks for sharing and the mention in your favorites. Hope you have a great birthday!

  3. Amber says:

    These sunglasses are such a fun statement piece, and what a great story too!

    I hope you are having a great week so far!



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  4. Cheryl Shops says:

    Those glasses are amazing, and I’m obsessed with your hot pink culottes! Looks like you had a wonderful time meeting up with friends—isn’t it so nice to see people in person again?
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  5. Katie says:

    Sounds like a busy but wonderful week! Love this cute tee and outfit! Thanks for hosting today!


  6. Lovely says:

    I’m sure you had a fun time at the launch. Those glasses are showstoppers and I love your outfit!

  7. Emma those are the MOST outrageous sunglasses – and I love them!! Especially with that glorious leopard t-shirt 😀

    What a force of nature Lou Featherstone is… so glad you had a wonderful day!

    C xx

  8. What a fabulous time! I have to say Emma, don’t underestimate yourself, you give all those ladies a run for their money with your own quirky style!

  9. Oh Emma, how fun! Those sunglasses are absolutely and wonderfully outrageous! You wear them so well and what a fun story about them, too! I love your new Soul Sisters tee shirt and you have styled it perfectly! I followed Soul Sisters and Lou on IG…what a fun and colorful group of fabulous women. Thanks for sharing about them and your fun trip to Cardiff! Oh…and a big fat happy birthday to you as well! I hope you have the best day ever.


  10. Suzy says:

    What a fun post, Emma! I’m loving the tee shirt and the way you styled it in homage to the designer! And what a great pair of sunglasses!
    Suzy xx

  11. Amy Johnson says:

    What a fun post!

  12. Nancy says:

    What a fun day that must have been. And such a good tee, perfect with those red trousers! I think I would be very nervous too for a trip, mine would be too the UK of course, this year I hope….. Thank you so much for the feature. What a lovely surprise!

  13. Love your fun glasses and cute tee!

  14. jess says:

    Thank you for the feature! It was fun to read about your sunglass escapades!
    THose are so neat I love the gold design, i bet they get one noticed!
    That is my kind of tee shirt! Love the color, the leopard wearing sunglasses, goes perfectly with yours and your colorful look. Sounds like a great day meeting ladies and glad you enjoyed Cardiff. Never been!
    jess xx

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