Guest Post – Accessories & Fashion Tips!

Welcoming a lovely little guest post to Layla’s Makeup by Rebecca who is a fashion student, has aspirations to design her own wedding collection and then run her own wedding boutique.

We all love fashion so why not listen to a fashion student give you some tips on how to look good for ANY occasion!!

How to Accessorize for a Date?  

Accessorising is a wonderful way to enhance the ambience of outfit, bring a look together and paying a little bit of attention to detail, the right accessories can attract positive attention to yourself.

Women often desire to make the best impression during their day-to-day lives so of course you want to make an even better impression on a date especially during the first, second and third date!

Adding accessories like a bold statement ring, a delicate bracelet and a pair of beautiful earrings really does bring out the elegance and chic-ness in each and every woman. 

Dinner Date 


Dinner dates vary from a casual catch-up with friends to a semi-formal outing depending on the type of restaurant.
Say you’re going to a classical dine-in restaurant, it’s important to dress within the parameters of the mode of the restaurant. 
Try wearing a casual dress with pumps/flip flops and adding a gorgeous colourful handbag. 
Adding a simple pair of earrings and a cuff bracelet will then bring a look together. 
Simple and easy!

If you’re not up to wearing a dress (like a lot of women) consider skinny jeans with pumps or wedge heels, a simple t-shirt and blazer. 
Accessorise this by adding a pair of statement drop earrings. 
Again Simple and Easy!

For a semi-formal restaurant you could opt for a sleeveless or off the shoulder dress with a pair of strappy heels. 

Adding beautiful diamond hoop earrings to this will make you look effortless yet incredibly chic and beautiful!
Movie Date 


The atmosphere in a movie theatre is certainly quite causal, relaxing, yet fun and energetic and the temperature definitely varies!!
Consider wearing skinny jeans or leggings with a long, loose t-shirt, flat biker boots and a solid coloured handbag. 
Add a little jacket too just to make sure you won’t be cold!

If you’re going to the movie theatre during the winter months then consider a long-sleeved t-shirt, leggings or skinny jeans, boots and cute colourful scarf. 
Adding hoop earrings definitely brings that cheeky splash of colour to your look whilst still looking casual.

Day Trip Date 

This one is quite tricky because normally a day trip runs longer into the evening so you have to make sure you’re prepared for warmth during the day and cooler evenings. 
Luckily oversized bags are perfect for things like this as you can take along little ‘extra’s’ to suit your mood right through the day. 
Take a hat and scarf if you’re outside, they will keep you warm and looking cute.

A smart pair of skinny jeans or black leggings are a good place to start as you can dress it up or keep the look casual. In your adorable oversized handy bag take with you a pair of folding, flat shoes. 
If you’re wearing a higher shoe you may want to change later in the day.
Keep your t-shirt simple and add a cute statement necklace…this looks good with everything!
When deciding which accessories match your outfit think that each piece should compliment your attire and the entire appearance of the outfit. 
Some accessories are only used to add flare and colour to your outfit (something to consider if you’re wearing black) while other accessories add flare and sophistication to your causal outfit.

About Rebecca

Rebecca is a fashion student who has aspirations to design her own wedding gown collection and run her own specialist boutique. 
Rebecca’s favourite websites for Fashion Stylists & diamond rings (which we all love) are..
Samara James Jewellers – Click HERE 

Suzanne Bernie Fashion Stylist – Click HERE

Hope you all enjoyed that guest post by Rebecca and hopefully you picked up some tips along the way!

If you have any questions and/or comments let me know in the comment section below!!

Layla xxx

3 Comments on Guest Post – Accessories & Fashion Tips!

  1. becca
    February 23, 2013 at 4:00 pm (1 year ago)

    love these ideas and cute t-shirt

    • Layla D
      February 24, 2013 at 3:39 pm (1 year ago)

      Haha! Me too….love the t-shirt as it’s casual but fashionable and you can dress it up or keep it casual!! xx

  2. Brian Jones
    February 25, 2013 at 8:08 am (1 year ago)

    This is my first visit to your blog! But I admire the precious time and effort you put into it,especially into interesting articles you share here. Thankyou very much and keep up the good work.
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