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We 10/10 Recommend Any of These Blouses for Work or Play

Because we're slowly moving from loungewear to jeans and a nice top...

Written by Laura Kingston
Published 22.05.2021

Monki, Big Collar Blouse


We’re a big fan of Monki for reasonably priced items that are still responsibly produced (this one is from the Monki Cares collections which ensures all items are made from responsibly grown cotton).

The large collar freshens up the floral print and it looks so good with light wash denim.

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Saint Belle, Marcella Blouse


One of our favourite items from North East brand Saint Belle’s first collection, the Marcella Blouse is perfect for day or night and looks great with light wash denim or white jeans. Super flattering (so ideal for going out for dinner), it’s made with handwoven De Nime cotton.

It’s an investment piece but one we’ll keep reaching for again and again.

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Mimi’s Edit, Seven Wonders Lilac Blouse


We love wearing lilac at this time of year and especially love how this relaxed cotton shirt from Mimi’s Edit has been styled with cream jeans and gold accessories.

Such an easy but luxe look. We’re sold.

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Rixo, Lila Polka Dot


No joke, we added this to our basket as soon as we saw it (expect it all over the HLN Instagram next weekend). Made from 100% silk with long voluminous sleeves and a large scalloped collar, this is super flattering. Even though it’s a statement blouse, it’s timeless enough that we know we’ll be wearing it for years. Also FYI, Lily James was spotted wearing this before it was released and the internet went crazy over it.

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Have to Love, Floral Bow Blouse


Have to Love on Gosforth High Street is always a good shout to find unique pieces that you won’t find in high street stores. This floral bow blouse is no exception – it comes in a range of colours too.

One for Saturday, one for Sunday?

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Olive, Mai Flower Blouse


We’ve only just discovered British brand Olive recently but it was love at first sight. This cotton blouse has weekend style written all over it. It’s a boxy cut and is quite fitted so we’d recommend sizing up if you want it a bit looser.

We’ll be wearing it with a red lip and red accessories to make it pop.

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NA-KD, Recycled Smocked Blouse


We first introduced you to this brand in our Spring Jackets round-up, and we’re so pleased we discovered it. Sustainable clothing at a really reasonable price, NA-KD has some great pieces to freshen up your wardrobe. Check out their ‘Instagram Style‘ section for outfit inspo.

It offers climate compensated shipping and free returns too. Win.

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&Other Stories, Floral Print Puff Sleeve Blouse


This cute little blouse looks great as part of the co-ord set but also is ideal for work (and after-work beer gardening).

The short sleeves with flared cuffs add a little something-something. We like.

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Laura Kingston High Life North Magazine North East, Newcastle
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