Wearing Our Everyday Luxe – April Stylish Monday Link Up

April 12, 2021
Wearing Our Everyday Luxe - April Stylish Monday Link Up collage

What does the term “everyday luxe” mean to you? For some, it’s sequins and glitter, while for others it signifies luxurious fabrics such as cashmere, silk and velvet. Everyday luxe means all of these things to me, but above all it has to combine comfort with being a little “extra”. For this month’s Stylish Monday we’re wearing our everyday luxe items in all their different forms.

Wearing Our Everyday Luxe, The Hippie Shake shirt, Ada Binks bag, Very black velvet trousers, Marks & Spencer black square toe ankle boots

After a year of on and off lockdowns I’m a bit over loungewear to be honest. That’s why I decided not to choose my sparkly joggers that I featured in January’s Style Not Age post. I still wear them a lot, but I’ve also been wearing my wide leg cords and these velvet trousers frequently too. They are stretchy with an elasticated waistband so definitely fulfil the comfort criteria. I love that they can be styled casually with a T-shirt or dressed up with a bold print shirt like this one from The Hippie Shake. Sadly, it’s sold out in most sizes now but there are plenty more fabulous pieces available.

Wearing orange never fails to make me feel more energised and optimistic!

A bold print in a soft, feelgood fabric is definitely an item of everyday luxe for me. Wearing orange never fails to make me feel more energised and optimistic! I’ve added the earrings I made with polymer clay, which are really light and comfortable to wear all day. The cute little Ada Binks bag is also from The Hippie Shake (and still available here). My husband laughed when he saw it, saying it looked a child’s bag! (I’m used to comments like that now!) I’ve discovered that it’s the perfect size to carry a paperback book in and prevent the pages becoming dogeared (that’s a pet peeve of mine).

Wearing Our Everyday Luxe, The Hippie Shake shirt, Ada Binks bag, Very black velvet trousers, Marks & Spencer black square toe ankle boots
Wearing Our Everyday Luxe, The Hippie Shake shirt, Ada Binks bag, Very black velvet trousers, Marks & Spencer black square toe ankle boots

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Wearing Our Everyday Luxe, The Hippie Shake shirt, Ada Binks bag, Very black velvet trousers, Marks & Spencer black square toe ankle boots
Wearing Our Everyday Luxe, The Hippie Shake shirt, Ada Binks bag, Very black velvet trousers, Marks & Spencer black square toe ankle boots
Wearing Our Everyday Luxe, The Hippie Shake shirt
Wearing Our Everyday Luxe, The Hippie Shake shirt, Ada Binks bag, Very black velvet trousers, Marks & Spencer black square toe ankle boots
Wearing Our Everyday Luxe, The Hippie Shake shirt, Ada Binks bag, Very black velvet trousers, Marks & Spencer black square toe ankle boots
Wearing Our Everyday Luxe, The Hippie Shake shirt
Wearing Our Everyday Luxe, The Hippie Shake shirt, Wallis orange coat, Ada Binks bag, Very black velvet trousers, Marks & Spencer black square toe ankle boots

I found this orange coat at my mum’s – I bought it years ago and left it there when I moved house. The burnt orange shade is very “me” and I was tempted to take it home, but I resisted. It’s nice to know I’ve got one there waiting for me. Besides, I haven’t got any room for it in the wardrobe at my house!

Wearing Our Everyday Luxe, The Hippie Shake shirt, Wallis orange coat, Ada Binks bag, Very black velvet trousers, Marks & Spencer black square toe ankle boots
Wearing Our Everyday Luxe, The Hippie Shake shirt, Wallis orange coat, Ada Binks bag, Very black velvet trousers, Marks & Spencer black square toe ankle boots
Wearing Our Everyday Luxe, The Hippie Shake shirt, Wallis orange coat, Ada Binks bag, Very black velvet trousers, Marks & Spencer black square toe ankle boots

Shirt and bag from The Hippie Shake | trousers from Very | Marks & Spencer boots | Wallis coat (old) | handmade earrings

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Let’s see what the other ladies have chosen as their everyday luxe…

Nicole – High Latitude Style

“For me everyday luxe means that I wear what I love  even when the piece would be considered Sunday’s Best by my Mom’s or Granny’s generation. An example is this teal silk skirt. However, I pair it with typical everyday wear like this cardigan with bold colors abstract huge floral  print that I probably wore more often as a top than cardigan.”

Gwen – Gwen Lives Well

“Everyday luxe to me means adding a little something that changes the whole feel of an outfit and my mood. And for me, that’s shoes! Just by picking a pair of fab shoes, my mood brightens, my step is livelier, and my outfit is elevated.”

Shelbee – Shelbee on the Edge

“Everyday Luxe to me means combining luxurious fabrics and prints into an everyday outfit. A combination of leather, leopard print, sequins, and laced up suede seemed like a perfect pairing for this theme.”

Amy – Amy’s Creative Pursuits

“For me, Everyday Luxe is something you would wear at home or a casual outing that is comfortable yet has some small luxurious elements to make you feel confident and beautiful.”

Julie – Fashion Trends and Friends

“Everyday Luxe for me is taking an average relatively plain item like a t-shirt, a jean jacket, a pair of sweatpants but knocking it up a level or two by adding elements of interest like rhinestones, sequins or glitter!” 

Nancy –  Nancy’s Fashion Style

“Everyday luxe for me means that I am able to work out! Well, not every day, some weeks I do though, but at least five days a week. What makes it a luxury for me then? I have a hereditary lung disease and working out is so very important for my health. The fact that I can work out is a luxe. Most lung patients don’t have  the energy for it. And I can still work out at the gym at my physiotherapist twice a week; and I have a gym at home. That is everyday luxe to me!”

Ada – Elegance and Mommyhood

“What is Everyday Luxe?! It can be interpreted many different ways, I think depending on your lifestyle and your profession, too. In my opinion it’s pieces that are timeless, well-made and classic! Take a pair of leopard flats for example. I have always owned a pair of nice (not cheap) leopard flats. This new Sam Edelman calf-hair pair replaced by White House Black Market ones. I also think every woman needs a nice neutral knit dress and this cable-knit Zara dress is the one. Ditto on a beautiful blazer: go for a black, or another neutral color; think of a classic pattern like herringbone or glen plaid print which are classy and timeless.”

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10 responses to “Wearing Our Everyday Luxe – April Stylish Monday Link Up”

  1. Suzy says:

    You look fabulous, Emma! I do love seeing you in bright colours, and the orange is just perfect. You’re becoming such a retro gal!!
    hugs
    Suzy xx

  2. I adore your outfit, Emma, from the bright orange shirt to your adorable bag! What do husband’s know, lol!? Great styling. Fun collab!

  3. Amber says:

    I love that you wear bright colors to boost your mood, Emma! I agree that it totally works! All of you ladies look fantastic in your everyday luxe looks. =)

    I hope you are having a great week so far!

    Amber

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  4. Michelle says:

    I’m very partial to orange, and that top is absolutely fabulous! Beautiful outfit. Your flowered bag is so cute. I love it!

    Michelle
    https://mybijoulifeonline.com

  5. Nancy says:

    Fantastic print and colors! And what a terribly fun bag!

  6. Emma, this outfit is absolutely brilliant! I love this top and your adorable bag! It does not look like a child’s bag and you can tell your husband that Shelbee said so! Haha. It is so perfectly coordinated with your amazing top. And those boots and your coat are so wonderful, too. I want to shop YOUR closet!

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

  7. Amy Johnson says:

    Such a fun, luxe outfit. Love that coat!

  8. mireille says:

    It was really interesting to see everyone’s interpretation for luxe! For me probably would have to do with the type of fabric,
    http://www.chezmireillefashiontravelmom.com

  9. I love seeing your vintage finds! The orange looks great with your skin tone and its a neat pattern! Love it with the 70s bag 🙂
    thanks for linking!
    jess xx
    http://www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

  10. Alexandra says:

    I missed this post last week. That orange top is fantastic! It’s making me happier and more energized just by looking at it. Wonderful outfit!

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