So, for the past couple of weeks ASOS has been holding a massive summer sale, which is amazing news for me – usually, ASOS is a little bit out of my price range, and their sales make everything a whole lot more affordable.
Originally I was looking for a pair of tartan leggings, because I was planning on including them in an 80s punk costume I was working on. Even though I’ll no longer be dressing up as a punk, I knew I had to buy the leggings anyway, because patterns and prints are really popular right now.
I expected the leggings to be a brighter red, judging by the photos on ASOS’s website, however I am happy with the slightly darker red colour now I’ve put them on and got used to them.
Black and red is always a winning combination, so I paired these leggings with one of my favourite chiffon shirts, from New Look – I normally wear chiffon shirts with just my bra underneath, but for those who want to keep their underwear covered up I would pair this shirt with a plain black bandeau top or thin spaghetti-strap vest. Even though this shirt has full-length sleeves, I always roll them up to the elbows to help keep my arms cooler in the summer.
Obviously, a plain shirt would be a little boring, so I added a large multi-chain necklace, also from New Look. Its combination of gold and black spikes and diamante-embellished chains makes the necklace eye-catching, and breaks up the monotony of the black shirt.
If I was wearing this outfit to a summer barbecue or drinks at my favourite bar, I’d add a pair of chunky black ankle boots and a leather jacket – either black or red.
What do you think of this outfit? How would you wear tartan leggings? Let me know on Twitter or in the comments below!
Currently listening to: Leave Out All The Rest – Linkin Park