Monday, 8 April 2013

UNIQLO X CELIA BIRTWELL

I first discovered culottes when I was six years old, my Mum bought me some for school so that I could do cartwheels in the playground without flashing my knickers! Sixteen years on and I still love culottes for this reason - not that I still do cartwheels in public, well, maybe sometimes, but I can wear these beauties in the summer and still sit cross legged on the grass. Very practical.











































I was recently contacted with regards to the collaboration between high street retailer Uniqlo and textile designer Celia Birtwell. Having seen her previous collaborations with other brands such as John Lewis and Topshop, I was very curious! As a whole the collection is cute and playful with an air of youth. I love the bold, clashing prints! The culottes, (as worn in this post), were the stand out piece for me; they come in a selection of patterns and colours and at just £14.90 they're an absolute steal!

Be sure to head over the the Uniqlo site to check out the new range for yourself! You can also enter their #styledincelia competition for the chance to win an exclusively designed and signed Celia Birtwell print. Simply upload a photo of yourself "styled in Celia" onto twitter or instagram and hash tag with #STYLEDINCELIA. As a runners up prize you can also win "Celia Birtwell" by Celia Birtwell with Dominic Lutyens, (published by Quadrille, RRP £30 hardback).  



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11 comments

  1. really love this Celia collaboration it has definitely put a bit more punch into the Uniqlo brand

    love how you have styled it

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  2. Ah one of my favourite ever posts of yours, you look amazing x

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  3. Love love LOVE! One of my favorite ever outfits of yours. I always feel slightly strange when I try on culottes in a shop's dressing room but I think it's time I actually buy some...

    Greta xoxo
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  5. love the outfit! you paired everything so well xx

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  6. This is so cute Caroline, they all work so well together!

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  7. Ah I remember the culottes days all too well! Lovely outfit. Uniglo got in touch with me and asked me to pick something, which I did and never got back to me LOL xx

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  8. You look so cute her - very Alexa Chung. Love your blog!

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  9. Loving the culottes!
    Would love you to check out my latest outfit post :)
    Have a wonderful weekend Hun xoxo
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  10. ah I remember culottes well! Just like you I had my first pair for school too, i was completely baffled by the idea of a pair of shorts that actually looked like a skirt! Amazing. I really love your style, and will be clicking that follow button :) xx

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