OOTD: A Flair for Flares

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“Women who wear black live colourful lives.”  — Neiman Marcus

Being petite and all, I never imagined that I’d stumble upon the perfect pair of flare trousers that wouldn’t swallow my short legs up. Contrary to what I had imagined, these seem to make my legs longer. I was amazed. I’ve never been a fan of flares because they don’t work on many body types but after a day out in these, I was searching for them in every colour!

I was definitely in the mood for trying out new things because instead of my regular twists, I wore my hair in a Janelle Monae inspired pompadour / bun for the day. It looks super dressy which is perfect for Christmas. I think I’m going to rocking this bun for the rest of the year now 🙂


I will attempt a Youtube tutorial of this hairstyle on my channel… :/ Stay tuned on my Youtube channel

I completed the look with my new favourite accessory – my JORD Wood watch in maple and lavender. Dressy, eh!

Items in my closet that marry perfectly together make me feel so pleased. When your trousers, belt and bodysuit look like a jumpsuit…

OUTFIT: Asos Flare trousers, Zip bodysuit with choker (sold out, similar), JORD Cora wood watch, Studded belt, Mac Giambattista Valli lipstick in Charlotte

Happy holidays to you all!

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Be sure to check out JORD Wood Watches for the perfect Christmas gift. Plus they offer free shipping worldwide!

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  • Filomena Mairosse
    December 18, 2015

    WORK MAMA!!!
    When I saw the pictures on facebook I literally thought it was a jumpsuit!!!! It looks gorgeous on you!! The fact that it has a choker/necklace collar attached is just fabulous!!! And that watch?? I think I’m going to guilt someone into buying it for me for Christmas/Birthday lol.

    • Art Becomes You
      December 18, 2015

      awww thanks my love. Yes I’m happy it’s not a jumpsuit to as I need to play with these pieces separately :0

  • Mojisola Obazuaye
    December 18, 2015

    Looking so red carpet ready Lydie. The pants are fab, your hair and make are too.
    Gorgeous ??
    To think I thought my last post was inspired by Janelle too. Guess we all love her ☺☺
    Spotting those pantyhose you sent me today ☺☺
    Take care of you.

    • No Rule, Just Style
      December 18, 2015

      I totally agree with you…on all accounts.

    • Art Becomes You
      December 18, 2015

      Hi love, thanks for stopping. They say great minds think alike…:) I wish I was attending a red carpet event though, you’re so sweet 🙂

  • infiniteelegance
    December 18, 2015

    Wow. Very beautiful.

  • No Rule, Just Style
    December 18, 2015

    I agree with Mojisola. This is definitely a red carpet look. You look fabulous Lydie! Wow! The perfect shade of lipstick + a bun + the ensemble = pure perfection. You are channeling Janelle, but with your twist. I hope you do rock that bun a little while longer. It’s very becoming!

    I fell in love with that watch earlier this year. There’s nothing quite like it! Have a wonderful weekend gorgeous!

    A| https://norulejuststyle.wordpress.com/

    • Art Becomes You
      December 18, 2015

      This lipstick definitely beats Ruby Woo. It is amazing. Thanks for the kind words love. This is my favourite look this year …;)

  • Bookie
    December 20, 2015

    looking so good in my favorite colour! <3

  • moonstone34
    December 21, 2015

    Looking super hot & fierce Lydia! You rockin’ those flares like nobody business, love it!

    xo, jackie

  • deefordana
    December 21, 2015

    I just love an all black outfit, its so classy and always chic ♥ And you my love look absolutely amazing. flares do make us look taller and they are just so pretty.

  • Scott Mitchell
    December 21, 2015

    Looking great Lydie!!

  • Stella Asteria
    December 21, 2015

    You look so gorgeous my dear! You totally rock these flared trousers with such an ease! Amazing photos!
    Have a great week 🙂

  • Dana @ IveGotCake
    December 21, 2015

    Merry merry to you too beautiful!

  • Hariette N Ako
    December 28, 2015

    This look is perfection. Love it.

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