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Wild Life Festival 

Heyaaaaa ☀️ I teamed up with my very talented and good pal Lily to take some photos of my Wild Life festi outfit! I’m wearing…….:

Jacket: ASOS

Bralet: Pretty Little Thing

Flares: Pretty Little Thing

Trainers: eBay – Vintage Reebok 1990

Sunnies: Depop – The Underground Hippie

Choker: ASOS

Heart Hoops: ASOS

Our Instagrams: EmiTalaga & lilycraigenphotography

We hope you enjoy! x

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Denim Dungarees

New blog post from me on one of my go-to outfits at the moment. All items listed below! Thanks for taking a look x

Instagram: EmiTalaga

Depop: @etalaga

Photography: Joe Ellis / ChadwickEllisUK on Instagram

Top: Long Sleeve Ellesse T-Shirt – ASOS

Dungarees: ASOS

Trainers: Vans – ASOS

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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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Teddy Bear Fit

As promised, I said I would continue with a sweatshirt series and here’s the new addition! Yum yum new garm from Topshop; found it in the branded section called “Glamourous” online. I was torn between this brown Teddy Bear coloured sweat or the pale, off-white colour! I couldn’t buy both so I figured this brown would look cleaner for longer.

I love it – it’s soo warm and cosy! I got a size Medium because I love an oversized fit jumper.

Unfortunately I can’t find the original link but here is the white and a new grey colour I’ve just found since last looking at Topshop’s site:

I think this item will last me for ages – it’s a timeless piece and a comfy sweat will never go out of fashion. If I wanted to sell it on my Depop page, I can imagine that the re-sale price would be the same as the original (if not, more) because these Teddy Bear fabrics are so in at the moment. Ever since H&M came out with that classic Teddy Bear jacket which went out of stock so quickly, I have seen people selling their’s on eBay and Depop for £100 when it was bought at around £35 in store and online. Madness!

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Check out the links to my social media and Depop here:

https://www.depop.com/etalaga

https://www.instagram.com/emitalaga/

Sweat: Topshop

Culottes: Pull and Bear

Trainers: Footlocker/Nike TN

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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ASOS Jumpsuit

I bought this jumpsuit (in the style of culottes) from ASOS and figured it can also be worn with any cardigan or jumper. This way you make the most out of your money; the bottoms look like a single pair of trousers/culottes (or whatever you choose to wear) styled with any top you like.

In my opinion, these are a great option for Spring/Summer in the UK since it isn’t the warmest but they’re still going to let your body breathe!

Jumpsuit: ASOS

Trainers: Nike

Watch: Timex

Instagram: EmiTalaga

Photography: Joe Ellis/JoeEllisDesign