Thursday 5 April 2012

OOTD- 1940's pin up girl

Hello Lovelies!

Last year when I was in 'Guys and Doll's' I fell a little bit in love with 1940's fashion and as my post- fotd-and-hotd-1940s-style seemed to be pretty popular, today I thought I'd show you the summery outfit that I wore on Sunday which is inspired by the 1940's/50's pin up girl look...

Top- New Look
Shorts- Topshop
Flip flops- New Look
Sun glasses- Primark
Necklace- H.Samuels
Lipstick- MUA shade 16 'nectar' 

As demonstrated by the gorgeous pin up girl below, high waisted hot pants and crop tops were all the rage in the 40's and 50's and I think this is definitely a trend that needs to come back this summer as I love how it reveals in what my opinion is the most flattering and classy bit of the body and creates a sexy hour glass figure. My Topshop shorts are perfect for creating this pin up look as they are pretty short, but go up rather high, so I don't feel too naked just wearing a crop top with them! My tie up crop top is great too as you can have it as short or long as you want depending what's appropriate and the print and colour is so pretty.

My sun glasses were another Primarni bargain at about £2.50 and I got them because I thought their quirky shape and slight leopard print gave them a really cool vintage look. I thought I should also mention that I'm wearing the MUA lipstick in the shade 16 'nectar' in these photos, they'll be more on this later as I've been on a bit of a bargain lipstick spree, but basically I love it and think its pinky coral tone is a perfect daytime alternative to red. 

What do you think of my pin up inspired look? Are you a fan of vintage styles?

I had such a nice time today lunching and mooching around town with my lovely friends Anna and Lydia, who I always need lots of catch ups with when we're home for the holidays. And the loveliness of my day continues as one of my best friends, Matt is coming over later for a night of musicals and oreos and peanut butter (trust me you should try this), bliss...

Have a good night everyone!
Love Meg


  1. You look lovely! Jealous of your figure! :) xx

  2. Oh, you look so cute and beautiful<3

  3. lovely outfit! Wish the nice weather had stayed longer. Going to get the MUA lipstick! x

  4. Loving the outfit! Gorgeous figure!

  5. I LOVE the pin-up girl look ! You look gorgeous :) I'm so obsessed with pin up girls I'm like a lad! Theres a bar in Manchester that has menu's with loads of cartoon style pin-up girl pictures and I actually took one home with me, im that rediculous! xoxo

  6. You look gorgeous and I love the vintage pin-up look! :-)

    I definitely want a pair of higher waisted shorts like yours for this summer!


  7. You look stunning :)

    Laura xoxo

  8. Wow, you look lovely!

  9. Gorgeous outfit-this style really suits you. I love the high waisted/crop top look, but I'd need to lose a couple of kilos before I could pull it off! xx

  10. You look beautt :) Loveee the topshop shorts xx

  11. thank you so much for all the lovely comments girlies, you're actually all too sweet! xxx

  12. Hi, thank you for following me, now Im following you back ;)

  13. Love the top! Suits your figures perfectly! x

  14. This outfit is absolutely stunning,
    i'm in love with the top from New Look,

    Thank you for the follow :)

  15. aww thanks everyone, so glad you all like the look :) xxx


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