Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Easter Tuesday





Georgia Rose red patent flats
Tuesday was a bit grey and rainy. Hence the patent leather shoes. We ran a few errands in the morning then headed over to see my parents.

Navy, cream and green stripe sweater - Long Tall Sally (sale)
Jeans - H& M (gifted)
Red patent leather shoes - Georgia Rose (c/o Sarenza)
Silver cross necklace - gifted

Monday, April 21, 2014

Outfit: Easter Monday

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Georgia Rose silver flats


A belated Happy Easter to you all! I hope you are all enjoying the long weekend. We have had friends to stay since Thursday evening so it’s been a bit hectic. We’ve had meals out and seen friends and played in Roundhay Park and climbed two of the Yorkshire Three Peaks.

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The peak climbing was on Saturday – we did Whernside and Ingleborough and couldn’t have asked for better weather (other than the strong winds at the top of the hills but then we were rather high up).

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Today our friends went home so we’ve been tidying up the house and chilling out a bit. It was lovely and warm and sunny until about 4.30pm when the rain started.

Navy top – Long Tall Sally (eBay)
Jeans – Esprit (c/o Spartoo)
Silver flats – Georgia Rose (c/o Sarenza)
Navy scarf – Fat Face (gifted)
Silver hoops – gifted
Navy heart necklace – Scope
Blue beads – Scope


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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Outfit: Day Out

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LTS navy dot flats


Yesterday my sister and I headed off to Harrogate for a day out to celebrate my birthday, and lunch in Bettys tearooms. You can see the blue sky in the close-up photo, and it was beautifully warm and sunny all day.

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I wore skinny jeans so I could put my wellies on over them for walking around the RHS gardens in the morning and wore flats to be comfortable for the rest of the day. The shoes were appropriately a birthday present from my sister a couple of years ago. The jeans are the ones I mentioned last week that were purchased with a gift voucher kindly supplied by Spartoo. They are by Esprit, which is not a brand of jeans I’ve owned before but I’m really pleased with them. They fit well and seem very long in the leg (they’re marked 34” leg but I’m sure they’re a bit longer than that).

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In the evening I went out for tea at the local Wetherspoon’s pub with some of the drama group.

Navy jacket – Warehouse (sale)
Green and navy stripe top – H&M
Navy tank – River Island
Jeans – Esprit (c/o Spartoo)
Navy and white spot flats – Long Tall Sally (gifted)
Navy heart necklace – Scope
Wood heart necklace – Scope
Silver hoops – gifted
Sunglasses – Boots (with half price voucher)


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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Outfit: Shoeper Challenge 2013/14 Save 70 | Birthday Girl!

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NL navy flats


As I mentioned yesterday, yesterday was my birthday. Working on your birthday totally sucks but I have tomorrow off instead so that will make up for it.

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I wore a cute little dress with flats and tights as the wind on Sunday was cold so I wasn’t sure how warm the spring sunshine would really be. I didn’t add a belt as I needed room for cake!

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Now that we’re getting some better (dry) weather I can start saving some of my fabric flats. This pair is from New Look and were bought for about £10 a few summers back.

Burgundy dress – New Look Tall
Navy cardi – Next Tall
Navy tights – New Look?
Navy flats – New Look
Silver necklace – New Look (sale)
Silver hoops – gifted


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Monday, April 14, 2014

Outfit: Sunny Sunday in the Garden

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George Zebra Flats


Yesterday was really sunny but also really windy. I headed over to see my little sister and we went out for dinner at a local pub. In the afternoon we went to see our parents and played football in the garden with my niece.

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I got these fabulous distressed jeans from my parents for my birthday (which is today!) abut as they arrived on Friday afternoon I thought I’d wear them to go and see my mum and dad yesterday.

Black faux leather jacket – Topshop Tall
Mint sweater – Long Tall Sally (sale)
Jeans – H&M (gifted)
Zebra print flats – George (eBay)
Turquoise necklace – Dorothy Perkins (sale)
Turquoise leopard print scarf – ASOS
Silver hoops – gifted


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Friday, April 11, 2014

Outfit: Distressed Denim and My Favourite Flats

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Jones Bootmaker red suede flats


These jeans are another item I pulled out of storage last weekend. I put them away in the autumn because my left knee tends to get chilly when I’m wearing them. I didn’t intend for them to be ripped jeans really – when I bought them they had what Long Tall Sally described as a small amount of distressing on the knee. Well that became a big rip the first time I wore them. I don’t mind though, distressed jeans are the thing this summer.

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The top was purchased with a voucher kindly gifted to me by the lovely people at Spartoo. Back when I used to write regularly for them they only sold shoes and bags, but now they stock quite a wide range of clothing too. This top is by Best Mountain which is a French brand that I hadn’t heard of before. I love the slouchy fit and the studs which are stuck on. The sleeves are about long enough (good considering it’s a non-tall item) and the hem is slightly longer at the back which is not a style I have worn before but I really like it. I also got some jeans with my voucher; those are yet to make their debut on the blog or indeed on my body!

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Finally my red suede flats. I’ve been in heels all week this week, and in the evenings too with being at the theatre for the show, so I decided to give my feet a rest today. These are comfy, pointed and in a lovely soft suede. They are so comfy that they are the flat shoes I pick out most often (as long as it’s dry outside).

Have a great weekend everyone!

Black blazer – Long Tall Sally (sale)
Grey top – Best Mountain (c/o Spartoo)
Jeans – Long Tall Sally (sale)
Red suede flats – Jones Bootmaker (sale)
Silver hoops – gifted
Red beads – eBay


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Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Outfit: More Cobalt and Black

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Georgia Rose Venette blue suede ankle boot


One of the problems with not blogging every day is that I’m finding I’m posting similar outfit consecutively, even though I wore something completely different in between. And I know, #firstworldproblems and all, but there you go. If you follow me on Instagram (and if not, why not?!) you will know that yesterday I wore a bright red sweater with navy and white stripes. I usually post to Instragram on my off-blogging days, as well as other random snaps throughout the week so hop on over there and follow me!

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So back to today. This skirt was pulled out of storage at the weekend. It’s black which is not particularly summery, but it is made of quite a light cotton fabric (and is in danger of pants-flashing if there’s anything more than a gentle breeze, hence the black tights!) so isn’t really suitable for the colder months.

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It’s the drama group’s annual show this week and although I’m not really a member any more I’m still happy to help out show week doing front of house and entertaining the dignitaries (presidents of other local societies plus the mayor) on the night they are invited to watch (which is tomorrow). So that means it’s shaping up to be quite a busy week for me.

Blue sweater – Long Tall Sally (sale)
Black and white spot skirt – New Look (charity shop)
Black tights – don’t know
Blue suede boots – Georgia Rose (c/o Sarenza)
Silver hoops – gifted
Whitby Jet cross necklace – gifted
Blue beads – Scope


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