I am a little bit late writing this post. However I wanted to be able to actually show me wearing the pieces.
For the previous two H&M collections I have woken up at 6.30am and got to my local store to queue. This time to be honest I wasn`t overly excited when I read about Marni. I thought the pieces were should I say it boring, and a little teacher like. But then in the week run up, actually the day before I decided it would be a fashion crime not to own any of it.
I hadn`t booked the day off work so couldn`t do my usual early wake up call. The only way was to brave the internet. This was rather stressful, and honestly only resulted in the pair of shorts due to by the time I clicked buy, the necklace, maxi dress and trousers had sold out.
With me being a lover of actually seeing the fabrics and colours, on my lunch break which I took early just in case my normal 1 o’clock lunch time was too late. Magically the majority of the collection was left. However due to a lack of funds and time I had to make quick decisions.
I finally chose, the earrings these were an immediate substitute for the necklace, which I am still trying to track down. The black polka trousers, Jacquard metallic top and the Marni t-shirt. I then returned after work to check that I hadn`t missed anything. Looking back I wish I had picked up the Maxi dress, which was gone by the time I had finished work. I also tried the pink shorts however due the light colouring they were rather see through.
I ended up returning the Metallic Jacquard top as I couldn`t find a size which fitted me perfectly, one to small, one didn`t sit right and the other too large.
Sadly I wore the t-shirt pretty soon after the launch but forgot to take a picture. All though it really is a plain t-shirt with a fancy pattern, I find it easy to dress up or down, and will work perfect casually with shorts come the summer. Or as I first wore with tapered coloured trousers and a statement necklace for work.
I fell in love with the trousers as soon as I tried them on. They are extremely comfortable which in fashions terms an added bonus is. I also think they are rather flattering. I`ve only worn them the once as pictured, however today bought a Grazia yellow jacket from Zara which I plan on matching up perfectly. They also go perfect with my Silver ladylike pointed toe courts, a new favourite of mine.
I wore the earrings in a desperate attempt to brighten up an outfit. Last Saturday I had a family party, which I ran late getting ready for and had a dress disaster where my planned outfit was ripped. So my only option was a plain Black silk t-shirt dress from Topshop. The earrings added a burst of colour and were certainly eye catching. The clips aren`t very strong however, the left earring did fall into the buffet, luckily I managed to rescue it.
(Please excuse the bad picture, I took it at about 1am, on my iphone)
Finally the shorts. Looking back I wish I had got the matching pyjama top just to make a bang on trend spring/summer outfit.
The shorts took over a week arriving due to me ordering them online. After trying on the pink shorts I thought I may have to return them however they fitted lovely. And will be great for the summer. I`m currently looking for a better top which is more summery and bright than the black tee I teamed it with. Suggestions welcome.