OOTD| New Look makes me happy

I realised the other day that it has been a long time since I’ve wrote an outfit related post so decided I would write one this week dedicated to a mini personal triumph. As you all know, I have lost a lot of weight over the past 9 months and am still losing it, so I am currently in a position whereby a lot of my clothes don’t fit! I went through a phase where I was super happy I was able to fit into clothes in my wardrobe that had previously been too tight, however even my old skinny clothes are starting to become loose, so I have flogged most of my old wardrobe and have been purchasing a few new items to make do until I reach the body that I want!

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As I am only buying clothes while I am in between overweight Cat and perfect body Cat I don’t want to spend a load of money on clothes that in the next few months won’t fit so Primark and New Look have been my best friends. It is New Look who this post is dedicated to. Ever since I have lost weight I have obviously been feeling more confident in my body and have wanted to see what I look like in jeans. Jeans were previously a big no no for me. I always thought they were uncomfortable and unflattering for my curvy bum and short, stocky legs. However since I have a much smaller bum and more shapely legs I have been on the search for a flattering pair of jeans, and New Look had the answer.

A few weeks ago I was amazed to find that I could fit into a size 14 jeans!! I know sizes shouldn’t matter, but for a girl who not so long ago was buying a size 18, I was shocked to find that the 14 was very comfortable. The jeans are a high-waisted, skinny leg cut, so flattering for us short girls, and the denim is super soft making them very stretchy and comfortable. The best thing about the jeans is that they are only £22… a bargain! Plus they come in black, dark blue and burgundy. So come pay day I will be buying them in the other two colours.

As I am new to the world of jeans, I figured I also needed a new t-shirt to wear with my jeans so went for the t-shirt that I’m wearing underneath the blue jumper. It was priced at £8 (i think) and came in a variety of cute prints. I also impulse bought the jumper which was only £10. It’ was super soft, stretchy and perfect for spring as it’s quite thin. Overall I walked out of New Look a very, very happy girl and am now in love with my new jeans.

Have you been buying your spring wardrobe yet? How do you rate the jeans form New Look? Are there any other jeans from high street stores that you recommend for us short girls?

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Don’t forget to check out my blogger of the week Natalia from Natalia’s Beauty Blog. She is a beautiful girl has the most gorgeous OOTD posts, writes great reviews and also blogs health and fitness… which I know you all love!

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28 Comments Add yours

  1. Love it, especially your top and sweater. So cute!www.georginaclare.com.Georgina Clare.

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  2. You look lovely! And I would have said you were smaller than a 14.It's a gorgeous look, I love the bag!Photo-Jenn-icx

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  3. Lux says:

    Love the combination, looks really good 🙂 These jeans look great on you :)I'm short too, so I know what pain it is to find affordable jeans that would suit me and I wouldn't have to shorten them or something. Try looking in Bershka, they usually have a great range any many different colors to choose from and their jeans actually fit short people. I always buy mine there or in Stradivarius 🙂Lovely Little Lux-uries

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  4. you look fab honey 🙂 you'll be in a size 12 before you know it! xx

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  5. StargazyEyes says:

    This looks great on you, I love the jacket and handbag. The jeans are really flattering too :-)Sharon xhttp://stargazyeyes.blogspot.co.uk/

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  6. Jayne Becca says:

    You are looking fab! Hard work pays off 🙂 Nice to treat yourself to a few new clothes too, I love the jumper! x

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  7. Beth says:

    Lovely outfit 🙂 New Look has got much better lately! xwww.beths1986.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. I know, I love the top and jumper they are so comfortable aswell xx

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  9. Thanks so much lovely. I am smaller than that on my top, size 10-12, but I have a big bum so makes my jeans a size 14 lol xx

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  10. Thanks so much darling. Will have a look in Bershka when I'm next near one, thanks for the tip 😀 xxx

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  11. Thanks so much Anna. I think in a few weeks I'll be a 12.. exciting! 😀 xx

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  12. They jacket is a Primark one that I customized and bag is my trusty work bag form TKMaxx 😀

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  13. Thanks so much Jayne. Exactly, it's taken me a while but the longer it takes to come off the less likely it'l come back! Plus with the hard work, I feel proud of myself 😀 xx

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  14. New Look has gotten better this year. Was very impressed xx

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  15. Limes Smiles says:

    You look amazing!!!! IxxLimes&Smiles

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  16. Ani Danielle says:

    You look great! I'm waiting to drop a few pounds before splurging on summer clothes …I figure it will be my motivation to hit the gym ;)xx Ani @ Catch21

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  17. Shen says:

    You look fab! I'm majorly between 8s and 10s at the moment. 8s require some shimmying and 10s make me look like one of those lads that show their boxers off.Congrats on dropping 2 jean sizes! Amazing progress!Next do petite leg length and they are ok price and good quality.xx

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  18. Natalia says:

    You are looking so good!!! x x

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  19. Dot (Claire) says:

    You look amazing lady! Love the t-shirt print you are wearing underneath, I'll be keeping an eye out for that.I've been through exactly the same thing. I went from a size 18-20 to a size 14-16 from pure stress (not the best way to do it) and my wardrobe was awful because my clothes were all so baggy. I then had to buy an almost completely new wardrobe so cheaper priced items and stores were a godsend. xx

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  20. Thanks Ani. It is definitely great motivation to know you can buy new clothes… one of the many perks 😀

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  21. Thanks Shen. Ooo being inbetween sizes is tough! I can't wait to get my bum smaller and get it into a 12! So near a 10 lol. I will have to check out Next for jeans, normally just buy my work stuff form there. xx

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  22. Thanks so much Natalia, I feel great 😀

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  23. Thanks so much Claire 😀 The tshirt is super cute, and fits great!Ooo stress is not the best way to lose it, but hopefully it helped motivate you to become healthier. Cheap shops are a god send when you are inbetween sizes xx

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  24. The detail on the t-shirt under the jumper is really lovely and you look great in those jeans!! Check out your small waist and shapely hips, beautifully curvaceous! You really should buy the jeans in the other colours and never be afraid to wear jeans again. I'm excited for the day that I can feel comfortable in shorts. The day we reach our 'perfect bodies' is approaching lovely :)C x | gymbagsandgladrags.com

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  25. love that jumper!Just stopped by after you left me your link after a #bbloggers chat. I'd LOVE it if you could check my blog out too – http://www.theglittervixen.com.Emily Jane xo

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