Why Check Is The New Black!

mango check suit

Hi all! I’m going to be giving my YouTube channel a shot in the arm this week! (HOORAY!) I seriously admire all of my YouTube content creator buddies!! My god, video editing requires next level skills and patience – and having the camera in my face all of the time is soooo different to shooting outfits.

I’ve always been an Instagrammer, where I mostly share static parts of my life on social media. YouTube requires some serious drama and presentation skills! Anyway I am ready to take the plunge and see where things go! I will be posting my first video this week, so please feel free to click here and subscribe to my Miss Gunner channel – I currently have 46 amazing subscribers and 45 of those are probably my own friends!! Hahahaha YAY!!! Gotta love your friends! So if there are any ideas about what kind of video you would like to see from me, please leave me a comment below.

So, back to this post, most of you already know that I’m a blazer girl through and through. I’m always looking for new blazer cuts, patterns, colours and trends to add to my growing collection. In 2017, I started wearing a lot of check and I thought it’s probably not going to hang around in 2018, and boy have I been wrong so far! If anything, the check trend is dominating and has now taken on its own path and evolved into so many different styles and colours of check blazers, coats, shearling coats and trousers. You will definitely be seeing a lot of check in 2018!

Here I’m wearing check over all and a matching blazer. Too much check? I think not! So make sure you experiment with check. Get all matchy matchy until you can’t match no more! I’m finishing up the look with a Mango embroidered bag and Dune London boots.

Happy checking everyone! Thank you so much for reading! See you guys at the next blog post!










1. Asos Check Blazer £60 (Similar)

2. Asos Check Skirt £25 (Similar)

3. Mango Embroidered Bag

4. Dune London Ankle boots




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  1. Elegant Duchess on January 28, 2018 at 10:26 pm

    I look forward to your first video girl!

    You look fantastic in that set! I love matching sets, they are so elegant and classy xx


  2. Faye on January 28, 2018 at 10:47 pm

    Congrats on your channel Ash!!! Loving the check print on you! Elegant and classy as always. Faye xo

  3. La Bijoux Bella| by mia on January 28, 2018 at 10:56 pm

    Ohhh, you look so cute and beautiful in this check outfit … so very lovely as always! 💗👍🏼💗

    🌸🍃LA BIJOUX BELLA 🌸🍃| By Mia | A Creative Lifestyle Blog

  4. simplementlui on January 28, 2018 at 11:49 pm
  5. Mariya aka BrunetteonDemand on January 29, 2018 at 2:40 am

    Check is definitely the new black! I have a pair of trousers in check pattern and I can wear them with everything and anything!

  6. Lisa Autumn on January 29, 2018 at 4:26 am

    YES YES YES! Check is everything!

    xx Lisa | lisaautumn.com

  7. Nathan Tito on January 29, 2018 at 10:36 am


  8. neguineb on January 29, 2018 at 10:52 am

    There is absolutely no such thinh as too much check, especially when you rock it like that babe ( at this point I really don’t think there is anything you can’t rock). I am looking forward to your youtube, you know i LOVE your personality more than all your closet magic and flawless everythang. Can’t wait what’s in store for you my sis. Love you always. xxx

  9. adrianaf20 on January 29, 2018 at 9:53 pm

    I love love checked print! I have the same blazer and I’m obsessed with it!

    The Black Blush

  10. Shloka on January 30, 2018 at 1:16 am

    SO MUCH YES!!!!!! I LOVE CHECKS! haha you know I do and I am a blazer kinda girl too so I think this is gorgeous! Killing it as always Ash!


  11. didieryhc on January 30, 2018 at 3:35 am

    OMG yes I swear check has been EVERYWHERE lately but I won’t complain. I absolutely love this trend and it really reminds me of London.


  12. Anya Dryagina on January 30, 2018 at 4:26 am

    This outfit is absolutely amazing! Love your suit!

  13. Short Girl Long Jacket on January 30, 2018 at 5:11 am

    That check outfit is too cute!! Good luck with your channel. I’m about a month in of consistently doing weekly videos, and finally editing doesn’t seem scary anymore haha.

  14. stylebyraysagarcia on January 30, 2018 at 3:02 pm

    Congrats on your YouTube Channe,l Ashley!
    Can’t wait to see all your awesome Videos.
    As for your outfit, I love it all!
    Your style is one of my fave. Keep it up babe!

    Xx, Raysa


  15. andreeabirsan92 on January 31, 2018 at 12:21 am

    I’m really happy about the huge come back checks had! As for your outfit, I adore it! Goals! The blazer is such a must. Wishing you a great week! xx


  16. Jessi Malay on January 31, 2018 at 9:55 am

    Yesss girl!! Killing it!! I’m loving the check trend this season and that blazer is too cute!

    XO, Jessi

  17. notjessfashion1 on January 31, 2018 at 12:02 pm

    What a gorgeous coat you got here dear. So chic and really cute and sexy! Love it!

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

  18. shetalksglam on February 3, 2018 at 8:11 am

    There is no such a thing as too much check! I am also loving everything checked at the moment and blazers make every outfit cool and put together so it’s a bit yesssss from me! On the other hand, YT sounds exciting, looking forward to your videos gorgeous Ashley!
    Much love from Cambridge,

    Saida | She talks Glam

  19. unbouquetdamour on February 7, 2018 at 1:07 am

    What a good news that you are going to vlog! Congrats on that courageous decision and I with you the best of luck with your channel! can’t wait to see your content!

    Btw, I am also in love with blazers and checks. I am actually wearing a checked blazer right now, haha :D.

    xo Corina

  20. Miki (@mikialamode) on February 7, 2018 at 10:36 am

    I love the check suit! Congrats on starting your YouTube babe! How exciting. All the best with Youtube!!


  21. Bea on February 15, 2018 at 2:23 pm

    Loving your style! You are so chic. Would you like to follow for follow on Bloglovin? 🙂



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