WHO? Kristy, The Cheap Blonde
Ever been intrigued to see what your favourite Inflencers have in their wardrobes? Want to know where they like to shop, what their favourite items are and discover their most treasured accessories? This new Series of mine lets us discover the truth behind the style, the old clobber among the new and reveal the stories within the wardrobe.
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TELL US ABOUT YOU? Fashion blogger, mum to three daughters.
HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR STYLE? Classic with an edge.
WHO OR WHAT INSPIRES YOU? I’m inspired by others. I get lots of inspo from people I see on the street.
DESCRIBE THE CURRENT STATE OF YOUR WARDROBE! A total mess, needs a clear out.
WHAT’S YOUR MOST RECENT FASHION PURCHASE? A windbreaker jacket from Topshop.
IS THERE A TREND YOU’RE LOVING RIGHT NOW? I hear 70’s will be big for the summer, that could be cool!
OLDEST ITEM IN YOUR WARDROBE YOU CAN’T SEEM TO PART WITH? A leather biker jacket, it doesn’t even fit me anymore, but I can’t get rid – I’ll hold on to it for the kids.
ANY FASHION FAILS YOU’VE MADE? When I was about eighteen I used an actual Louis Vuitton (fake) silky scarf as a bandeau top. Oh Lordy!!!
IS THERE A PARTICULAR COLOUR YOU’RE DRAWN TO? I like blues and lilacs at the moment.
FAVOURITE HIGH STREET BRAND AND WHY? Zara! Never disappoints, and inexpensive.
MOST TREASURED ACCESSORY YOU CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT? I don’t really have a treasured accessory, but couldn’t live without lipstick to finish off my outfit.
HAS YOUR STYLE DIFFERED FROM PRE TO POST MOTHERHOOD? My style hasn’t changed, just fashion trends have.
WHAT MESSAGE WILL YOU BE GIVING (or do you already) TO YOUR CHILDREN ABOUT STYLE AND BODY CONFIDENCE? I just tell them that as long as they’re dressed appropriately for the occasion, they can’t go far wrong.
QUICK FIRE QUESTIONS:
LEOPARD OR STRIPE? Stripe
SECOND HAND OR DOUBLE CLICK? Double click
HEELS OR FLATS? Flats
STATEMENT EARRINGS OR NECKLACE? Earrings
HOARDER OR CLEARER? Clearer
I first met Kristy at a confidence event about a year ago and instantly remember thinking how cool and trendy she was. Kristy champions High Street affordable fashion, is one of those people that can pull off just about anything and proves that you don’t have to spend a fortune in order to look good! Make sure you’re following her on Instagram @the_cheapblonde and her newly launched Blog HERE.
by Laura xx