Embroidery and Elephants

With my love of Henryka Jewellery already well documented on the blog it won’t surprise you in the least that I follow pretty much all of their social media channels. So when, last week I caught sight of a stunning new arrival and then kindly offered to send me one that I graciously (and very swiftly) accepted.

Elephant pendant c/o Henryka

Whilst all of the stone choices were stunning for some reason rose quartz has always been something I am drawn to, rumoured to lower stress and tension in the heart, allowing repair of the damage caused my negative emotions (an also known as the romance stone as it’s believed it can also attract love) this was always the stone I picked when taken to various fossil and crystal shops on Devon holidays as a child.

The detailing on the Indian elephant is just beautiful and it hangs like a dream from it’s 16.5″ chain. It seems to be, the perfect summer silver accessory and as such I’ve been wearing it non-stop.

Vest: Primark (last year) | Jeans: Glamorous (some sizes still available) | Sandals: Sarenza (similar here)

Technically I’m on a clothes buying ban until I’ve put on enough weight to buy things that will fit me in the long term, just not for this interim period but these jeans…oh these jeans broke me! I’d been eyeing them up full price, so I when I saw them in the sale for just £15 I caved. And you know what? That’s ok, I refuse to feel bad about that. Just because I’m not in the greatest place physically or mentally right now I still deserve treats…and a pair of jeans that doesn’t leave my arse exposed to the world is actually kind of essential right?

I got a distinct 90s vibe from this outfit. I don’t know if it was the plaits that tipped the balance, the flatform sandals or just the “mom jeans” style but I felt transported back a couple of decades. Which is no bad thing in my eyes as long as there is a resurgence of shell suits any time soon.

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5 comments for “Embroidery and Elephants

  1. I am a sucker for elephants and that necklace is beautiful! I love that the stone means something to you too :)

  2. Ah this is lovely and your jeans are so pretty! I love the floral detailing on them. You’re looking perfectly summery here Laura! – Tasha

  3. Ooh this necklace is very pretty I love it! I would happily live in white t-shirts over the summer <3

    Gisforgingers xx

  4. That necklace is absolutely gorgeous! I want one!

  5. The necklace is pretty but ooooooooooooooooooooh the jeans!!!! I saw a girl walking down the High Street wearing these jeans this afternoon and they looked soooo nice on her like on you- did you share them on IG as I thought, “Laura has these,” as I saw her!