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LOOTD: Kitted Out in Arket

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I’m often the driving force and the face of most of the OOTD’s on this here blog. But we all know that the real model, the person in whose style you’re ACTUALLY interested in is the one and only Master Leslie. Am I right? Well, you’re lucky because today he’s taking over the blog. in true FASHUN iconic style. His features are now officially called LOOTD (Leslie’s Outfit Of The Day…duh lmao).

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I was lucky enough to be contacted by a brand I really love! They gifted Leslie some lovely items from the Arket children’s range that I loved so much that I went back and bought more items! Absolutely loved everything.

The quality is impeccable and there’s so much colourful to kit out your little one in. Like seriously, how cool and trendy does he look?!

The new Arket store is just at the Selfridges entrance at the Bullring & Grand Central Birmingham. You can’t miss it. We picked out the whole outfit in-store but I have managed to find some of the items online and linked similar items for the ones I couldn’t find. Please check out my Instagram Stories as I vlogged a whole lot whilst we were there!

Just for scale and sizing; Leslie is 2.5years old and is wearing everything Arket (apart from the shoes) and he’s wearing size 2-4yrs as it says on the label.

It was quite a task shooting with Leslie in a public area on my own. I was dashing after him literally every second. It was chaotic lmao! I’m glad we got some usable shots? What do you think? Do you struggle to take pics of your tot or have you nailed it? If so, please share your tips!

Thanks to Arket for the gorgeous gorgeous items. Be sure to check them out and let them know I sent you. You won’t regret it 🙂

xx

Wearing:

Arket Striped Cotton T-shirt

Arket Blue Twill Trousers 

Arket Denim Jacket (Bought in store but similar online here)

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