Bell Sleeves & Shades Of Blue

Shades of Blue

Every single one of us is owning at least one bell sleeve top right now. This is definitely their season big time! A pretty hefty number of designers sent hand-less models down the runway last year, but the trend of bell sleeves (a.k.a trumpet sleeves) didn’t really stick until now! And I am falling more and more for this trend, because it looks so sweet, effortless and fresh, while it can add some statement even to the simplest, casual look.

I am also incorporating more color in my wardrobe lately. And blue is one of the colors that suit me most, contrary to pink or red for example. Instead of wearing my new bell sleeve sweater with jeans this time, I chose this dark blue cupro skirt in order to create more contrast between textures. Let’s not forget that contrast is the key for a great look. So when we are talking about a monochrome look, contrasting fabrics play a critical role to a successful result! I don’t know why but I usually tend to wear darker tones as a bottom and lighter ones on top, no matter the color comb. I somehow find it works better for me, maybe because I am a brunette and lighter tops contrast better with my hair. Is it just me or do you think so too?

I finished the look with my white Gucci boots to add some tonal contrast. This is my favourite shoe purchase this season as they are super comfortable and they go with literally everything!

I wore this look to meet with a friend for coffee last weekend. Most probably it’s the last outfit without wearing outerwear as it finally started to get cold here! And now that I see it maybe I should have worn this blue bag to add some extra blue to the look! What do you think?

What are you up to this weekend? Any special plans? I am going to meet for the first time with my blogger friend Helene, to have coffee and do blogger things together so I am very excited! She is an amazing stylist, here is her blog and polyvore account if you need some MEGA style inspiration! She definitely deserves all her 273K followers on Polyvore, and even more!

Thank you for stopping by & I look forward to hearing from you at the comments below! Have an amazing weekend!



I was wearing:
H&M sweater
H&M skirt
Gucci boots
Chloé bag
Celine sunglasses

Photos by: Anestis Iliadis

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  1. 18/11/2016 / 12:55

    Wow, amazing shoot darling!! You look fabulous from head to toe, and those Gucci boots are giving me life. 🙂

    XoXo Noma

  2. 18/11/2016 / 14:29

    Wow this place is just so awesome. Are you in heaven!

  3. Jo
    18/11/2016 / 18:18

    Oooh! I love that beautiful skirt, and the perfect length for those Gucci boots. And that sweater with those bell sleeves is to die for. I loved bell sleeves with this summer’s, off the shoulders tops.
    Too cold for those now. It looks like Turtlenecks, leggings and furry lined little boots from now on.
    I’m having to re-plan my weekend as bad weather has arrived. Enjoy your weekend.
    Love, Jo x

  4. 18/11/2016 / 19:21

    Love your bell sleeves! I am all over this trend this winter haha. I bought a million sweaters with bell sleeves. Loving your classic Chloe bag too. Great photography! Hope you have a good weekend lady.


  5. 18/11/2016 / 22:52

    What a marvellous location for pictures Stella ! and I like how the chunky sweater has bell sleeves.
    I picked up a bell sleeve vintage skirt from Escada months ago and have yet to wear it a way I really love.. guess I have to keep on trying.

  6. 18/11/2016 / 22:53

    happy friday dear stellla 🙂 I LOVE this look, at once as I saw it on instagram I fell in love with it *_* This skirt is just so feminine, winterready and beautiful, I habe to get a piece like that 🙂 and hell, this color looks just so beautiful on you <3 I always try to add more color to my wardrobe too, in summer I really had a LOT of colorful outfits, but now I'm going back to dark shades and black 😀 haha
    Hope you have an amazing friday 🙂

    • Stella Asteria
      21/11/2016 / 19:37

      Ah me too my dear Honia, but I think I function better with colors and prints lately! However I do love a monochrome look like an all-white 🙂
      Thanks so much for reading and have a great start to the week!

    • Stella Asteria
      21/11/2016 / 19:36

      know it is one of your favourite cities, hope you get back soon! It was last year same time you visited right?
      Thanks so much for reading and have a great week! x

    • Stella Asteria
      21/11/2016 / 19:35

      Thank you my dear Anaivilo! So glad you like it! x

    • Stella Asteria
      21/11/2016 / 19:35

      Thanks sweetie, have a great start to the week! x

    • Stella Asteria
      21/11/2016 / 19:35

      Thank you dear Wioletta!x

  7. 19/11/2016 / 21:06

    Great post! love the pics, lots of love Sophie

    • Stella Asteria
      21/11/2016 / 19:35

      Thank you Sophie!

    • Stella Asteria
      21/11/2016 / 19:34

      Thank you Radi! 🙂

  8. 20/11/2016 / 05:36

    You really know how to make H&M look high end. Love your styling choices! They’re always on point. And you look like you’re having so much fun. I hope your brunch date appreciated how good you looked!

    xx Yasmin

    • Stella Asteria
      21/11/2016 / 19:34

      Thank you so much my sweet Yasmin! Hope you are having a great start to the week! Kisses!

  9. 20/11/2016 / 10:34

    Dear Stella,
    Thank you sooo very much for this beautiful dedication in your post! I really do appreciate it. I am so glad and happy that we finally met yesterday and had a wonderful time together. You are an amazing person, open-hearted, intelligent, so talented and down to earth at the same time. You do all the things with love and you deserve your success. I am pretty sure you are gonna make it here, you really have it. Happy to meet you my dear Stella!
    As for the outfit, once again you rock it! The location is fantastic and your ”photographer” and his camera love you. Kisses sweetie, have a great Sunday!

    • Stella Asteria
      21/11/2016 / 19:34

      My dear Helene, I am so happy to have met you as well! I still feel the positive, uplifting vibes of our meeting (and that wonderful risotto taste, got to go back there asap haha)! You are such an inspiration! A really interesting and full of life woman, and so talented too! Thank you so much for your beautiful words and encouragement, because I really feel you believe each and every word you say! Thank you both from me and from my fantastic “photographer”! 😀 I do hope to meet in Paris next time, and go to favourite places together! Have an amazing start to the week my friend!

    • Stella Asteria
      21/11/2016 / 19:30

      Thank you Donna!

    • Stella Asteria
      21/11/2016 / 19:30

      Thank you!

    • Stella Asteria
      21/11/2016 / 19:30

      Thank you Kirsten!

    • Stella Asteria
      21/11/2016 / 19:30

      Thank you Jennifer! 🙂

  10. 21/11/2016 / 03:11

    Dying over those gucci Stella! Looking amazing as always. I think i should get that belle sleeve top then! As I don’t have one yet!

    • Stella Asteria
      21/11/2016 / 19:30

      Thank you my gorgeous! <3 Yes and that light blue one would suit you so great! Have a lovely start to the week!x

  11. 21/11/2016 / 03:57

    I wonder how will I style the bell sleeves trend but you did yours perfectly! I love these photos. These playful looks made the whole post enjoyable to read. I love the outfit combination too. 🙂

    *Join the giveaway on my blog! 🙂


    • Stella Asteria
      21/11/2016 / 19:29

      Thank you so much beautiful Shaira! I am so glad you like the photos 🙂 Will check your Giveaway asap! x

  12. 21/11/2016 / 05:40

    The blue looks absolutely amazing on you!! And seriously love your boots!! I was in Seattle for the weekend and had a lot of fun!! I also hope that you had a great weekend! Big Xx Susanne –

    • Stella Asteria
      21/11/2016 / 19:29

      Seattle for the weekend sounds amazing! I did blogger stuff and went for a family lunch on Sunday and had an amazing time! 🙂 Wish you a great start to the week!

  13. 21/11/2016 / 06:45

    This is so fun. I love your outfit Stella. I’m obsessed with bell sleeves, but your shoes are to die for. You look beautiful.


    • Stella Asteria
      21/11/2016 / 19:27

      hank you my dear Miki, so glad you like it! Love your last post! Have an amazing week! xo

    • Stella Asteria
      21/11/2016 / 19:27

      Thank you so much my dear Maja! Yes these Gucci boots are a must have 🙂 They go with literally everything, which I’d never expect from a white pair of boots, yet they do! 😀
      Have a great week my dear!

  14. 21/11/2016 / 19:19

    Loving this blue outfit vibes so much! Thanks for making me discover the Bell sleeves! I saw it on you for the first time and then kept on seeing it everywhere! I will have to find it now in H&M! 🙂

    Big hugs!


    • Stella Asteria
      28/11/2016 / 19:22

      I hope you find it darling! There is also one in brown and I really want that too haha! Thank you for stopping by! xoxo

    • Stella Asteria
      28/11/2016 / 19:16

      Hope you found it! 😀 Thanks for stopping by dear Joana!x

  15. 22/11/2016 / 09:49

    So I will be running to H&M this weekend to look for this sweater! You always give me such amazing fashion inspiration, I love visiting your blog! I also love seeing the types of photos you take, such inspiration for me when photographing my outfits too! Basically your my blogger guru <3

    xoxo Rina

    • Stella Asteria
      28/11/2016 / 19:16

      Me too as I saw it in mocha color and I am obsessed haha! Hope you will find it babe, but if you don’t you can always borrow mine! 🙂 Thank you so much for your lovely words and appreciation, it really means a lot to me! Have an amazing week babe! <3

  16. 25/11/2016 / 22:51

    That sweater is just magnificent, and I adore how you’ve styled it. I also love the photography in this post; it is so beautiful! The water fountains, the backgrounds, the umbrellas, and your beautiful outfit all work so amazingly well together. Well done! xx

    • Stella Asteria
      28/11/2016 / 19:15

      Thank you so much Lisa, I really appreciate it! Thanks from both of us and have a great week! 🙂

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