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The Prawn Shop

I’ve teamed up with The Prawn Shop to showcase just one of the many sick designs which this booming independent business, from Leeds, has to offer!

I’m wearing the, “Are You Okay?” tee, hand-drawn by the brand owner herself; all of Georgia’s unique designs explore important current social issues, such as body diversity, equality, feminism and consent. These are illustrated through the exciting use of bright, bold and colourful graphic design.

A statement t-shirt can be worn with any pair of bottoms and trainers, for a casual day-time look. I’ve paired mine up with some red Kappa trackies and my white velcro Stan Smiths!

Photography: Dan Pipe, @dp35mm

Are You Okay t-shirt: http://theprawnshop.bigcartel.com/product/are-you-okay

The Prawn Shop: http://theprawnshop.bigcartel.com/products

The Prawn Shop Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theprawnshopp/

My Instagram: @emitalaga

Thanks for reading!

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Street Style Lookbook

Here’s a sickkkkk lookbook which graphic designer, Lawrie Miller, made using photographs of myself taken by photographer, Katrina Owen. It’s a little street style ting and I hope you like it!

Our Instagrams:

@lawriemillerdesigns 

@kats_photographs_

@emitalaga

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Grey Camo

Repping some grey camo in the basement. Co-ord is from Missguided but sold out in most sizes a lot of the time. I reeeeally liked the grey and red so if you can get your hands on it – do!

Pictures taken by Dan Pipe at DJ Haus x Mele x DJ BORING House Party, hosted by Defected Records – with my boys at The Mannequin Collective’s crib.

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Big up x

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Yellow Tones 🌼

Got a few new bits from Flatspot which I wanted to share! Although summer’s over it doesn’t mean you have to start wearing black, grey and brown all the timeeee. Spice things up with those warm tones!!

Items:

T-Shirt: Skateboard Cafe

Beanie: Stüssy

Both items bought from: Flatspot

Social Media:

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Depop: etalaga

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Exploring The Saatchi Gallery in my 80s Red Bomber

This faux leather red bomber is soo dank. I’m loving the 80s vibe the jacket emits, paired with the retro, oversized black oval sunglasses. Both items from ASOS by the way! I matched this piece with an all black outfit because, as you can probably tell, I love a pop of colour. This outfit works particularly well – in my opinion – because the red jacket really appears to be the statement piece in this fit. The colour appears more vibrant amongst the black, but white would work well too.

I got a size 8 because, although the bomber is oversized anyway, I wanted it particularly big! Jess Woodley is a huge style inspiration of mine, and she pulls off a huge vintage black leather bomber so well.

Link to the item: http://www.asos.com/asos/asos-80s-statement-leather-look-jacket/prd/7989776?affid=14173&channelref=product+search&mk=abc&currencyid=1&ppcadref=761030383%7C39786842323%7Cpla-339595251265&_cclid=v3_65afdacc-b97b-5edb-b9c0-70881384edae&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIkreC0Ifk1QIVyrztCh0oKwtjEAQYBSABEgKnMfD_BwE

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Emi x

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A Pop of Colour

Hellooooo – here are photos of my most recent purchases from Urban Outfitters, matched with (finally) a new tee from Stussy’s SS17 new stuff. I tucked the tee in to the high-waisted mini skirt and threw on some fishnets to finish off the look.

There was a yellow denim skirt from Topshop which I had my eye on for ages, but they never had my size in stock, so I found this lime-coloured skirt, with a cute white stitch, which I ended up loving even more – so I had to buy it! (there’s me trying to justify purchases with white stitching… okurrrr b)

I had also been searching for a red mini backpack for ages, and I couldn’t find one apart from a vintage one which was selling on Depop. However, I was reluctant to buy it because I was determined to try it on with an outfit before buying, when I came across this one from Urban Outfitters. Dickies is such a good quality brand and very affordable – I love it eeee.

Thanks for reading!

Instagram: EmiTalaga

Photography: Joe Ellis

Top: Stussy – Natterjacks

Skirt: Urban Outfitters

Shoes: Nike TN – Footlocker

Sunnies: ASOS

Bag: Dickies – Urban Outfitters

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Ellesse meets Adidas

Looooook at Ellesse’s new drop on ASOS – their mint green velour (or velvet, whatever you prefer) t-shirt is now mine, alongside Adidas’ new iconic black bottoms in the form of wide legs trousers. They’re a dream.

I’ve needed to find some new t-shirts for a while now but I have been reluctant to spend £40 on a new Stussy or Polar t-shirt, so when I found this Ellesse tee for £25 I knew it was gonna be mine. Yummmmm.

Also, I live in black trousers. I had been meaning to find some cool sportswear ones for a while and then I also clocked Adidas had a new drop of these on ASOS, they were also mine – obviously leaving me with no money, therefore no way to live at university. Oh welllll.

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I know I’m gonna wear these items all the time in Spring and Summer!

I teamed up with Nick Dhokia to take some cool pics for this post. Check out his 3 Instagram pages, to see more of his wavey talent:

  1. nickspeople
  2. nickdhokia
  3. dhokianick

My Instagram: emitalaga

Enjoy ! x

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Black Adidas

Recently I got a couple of new sweats which I adore so I’ve decided to start a series on them, showing you how I style my Winter Wardrobe. 

This black high-neck Adidas sweatshirt is new in Urban Outfitters, costing me £50 (£45 with student discount). Sounds like a lot of p for a poor student like myself, but I know that copping this garm means I’ve got it for many years and it can be sold for a smashing re-sale price too. Sportswear brands always re-sale for the same price if not more in a couple of months/years! Plus it’s a soft cotton/fleece material inside meaning it’s gonna keep me warm for daaaays. It’s love ❤

What I’m wearing: (also relatively new stuff)

  • Flared Trousers: Bershka
  • Trainers: Nike TN’s
  • Long Puffer Coat: New Look/ASOS
  • Earrings: ASOS

Instagram: EmiTalaga

Depop: etalaga

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Thrasher + Layering

Here’s my take on dressing up warm this winter (without wearing the standard scarf and hat)…

T-shirts which we usually wear in summer, matched with a long sleeve top underneath is a cool way to create a unique look during the cold seasons.

Instagram: EmiTalaga

Photography: Joe Ellis

T-shirt: Thrasher / Native Store

Long Sleeve Turtle Neck: Missguided

Jeans: Lee / Depop

Trainers: Reebok Princess

Puffer: That Golden Era

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