You Da BOMBer

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Well unless you have been hiding under a fashion rock this year, you will know that the bomber jacket has been huge in the fashion world.

I have stayed clear for a little while as I felt like it was a bit cool for me… I would describe my style as usually quite dressed up and put together. If I’m doing casual I usually pair some jeans with a nice top from REISS or LK Bennett, so the real cool casual that I love is something I don’t actually do often. If you read my last blog I was shopping in Maje in Spain deciding what to buy. I was immediately drawn to my usual buys… An evening dress and a playsuit. Ed (my partner) really likes a more relaxed glamour vibe and he spotted a bomber jacket partnered with a dress, hanging on the wall.

I loved the bomber jacket instantly but I just thought it wasn’t me. I started to picture how I would wear it and I loved the idea of dressing it up or down, so I went for it!

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Ed obviously has good taste because the lady in the shop said it was there bestseller! When I buy a new item, I develop an obsession with thinking about it. The whole flight home I was thinking how to style it for the blog and where I should shoot the look. I knew I wanted to dress it down but give it a Precious Needs vibe, that’s why I partnered the look with some heels. I thought a graffiti backdrop would be cool but Ed thought a plain concrete wall would be best. We set out to find the perfect backdrop and we unsuspectedly spotted a deserted very green and spring-like road. It matched the bomber jacket and complimented it beautifully, so we changed our plans and did a “U-ey” to hit the side street in Surrey.

This BACARY jacket is made from amazing material (I love the way Maje make there clothes and the materials they use), it has a silk material feel and the stitching is beautiful. It was surprisingly warm and it has ignited a new love for casual attire – great another love and more reasons to be forever poor!

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Jacket – Maje // Jeans – ZARA // Shoes – Topshop (similar / similar) // Top – Jigsaw (similar) // Watch – Michael Kors

I bought this jacket in a EU 36 and I’m a UK 8 in tops and jackets usually. This is quite small because I wanted this fit and I didn’t want it be be done up, if you do then I would go a size bigger.

This is a more luxury brand, so if you can’t quite stretch to this but still want to rock a bomber this summer, I have found a some great alternatives from my high street favourites:

Zara £59.99

River Island £45.00 (LOVE)

Zara £39.99

ASOS £22.00

Missguided £25.00

Topshop £85.00

Urban Outfitters £60.00

New Look £29.99

Topshop £60.00

Boohoo £20.00

New Look £29.99 (LOVE)

AND if non of these are up your street all you have to do it tap “bomber jackets” into your search engine and you will get hundreds of options!

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Love Life,

Emma xxx

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6 Comments

  1. Jale gibbs
    22nd May 2016 / 10:23 am

    Emma it is gorgeous and you are beautiful

    • Emma
      22nd May 2016 / 10:29 am

      Thank you so much Jale ☺️

  2. 23rd May 2016 / 1:45 am

    OMG OMG OMG OMG!!!!!!!!! This post is like so insanely different to the rest of yours – it’s like screaming THE BEST!!! Honestly that last photo is to die for!!! You look so stunning in all of them and whoever was snapping the pics deserves a beer 😉 … as a retired photographer, I always get so excited to see great photos paired with lovely styling …. I can definitely see how great the future is for you 🙂 well done! And I’m jealous of your eyebrows 😉 xxx

    • Emma
      23rd May 2016 / 8:20 am

      Thank you so much! I’m so glad you love them! Xxx

  3. 23rd May 2016 / 1:47 am

    please share what camera you were using for this? (geek mode here!)

    • Emma
      23rd May 2016 / 8:21 am

      Olympus Pen E-PL7 xx

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