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Coat & Jacket Wishlist

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Depop: etalaga (handmade garms)

I’ve found so many coats and jackets in the past few months, since Winter started, which I’ve wanted to buy! However, I’ve not exactly had sufficient funds to fulfil my needs and wants… (by which I mean, a maxed-out student overdraft does not equate to any funds at all really).

From this post you’ll be able to gather that I love faux fur/teddy bear fabric coats and jackets. They make any outfit look cool and to be honest, if you have a great coat on it doesn’t matter what you’re wearing underneath. Your coat is the outfit – a great statement piece.

Anyway, a girl can dream! Here’s the list you probably want to see:

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And last but not least, the famous faux fur blue coat from H&M which is sold out and is now being sold for £150+ on eBay!? RRP £65-75 I think. I’m so in love 😦 Screen Shot 2018-01-06 at 15.11.23

Emi x


Stüssy/UO styling on film

Here are a couple of snazzy shots which my very talented and creative mate, Jason Vaz, took of me on film in an outfit I’ve styled!

Outfit details:

T-Shirt – Stüssy

Trousers – Urban Outfitters

Shoes – Vans

Our social media:



– @jason_vaz


– @etalaga

Emi xx

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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:


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Depop: etalaga

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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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!


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

Sweat: Topshop

Culottes: Pull and Bear

Trainers: Footlocker/Nike TN

Enjoy! x


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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