We all know the drill; you see something that catches your eye, your inner magpie is on full alert, but you know deep down you don’t actually need it.
But you really, REALLY want it.
Let me introduce my multi coloured sequin skirt from H&M.
I only ordered it to be nosy (honest). Then when it arrived I couldn’t bear to send it back.
It was such a bargain.
And so pretty.
Just look at those colours!
So I kept it.
And then, on Monday, I wanted to go out to lunch so I needed something to wear. And while it might not scream bank holiday in the pub, I made it work. The husband didn’t laugh when I came downstairs , AND he held my hand publicly.
Dressed down with my new snuggly star jumper, opaque tights and flat buckle boots.
I even briefly sat outside to watch it sparkle in the daylight.
And I’d do it all over again, oh yes I would! Next stop summer with a black t-shirt, denim waistcoat and gladiator sandals.
If summer ever arrives, of course.
Do you do eveningwear for daywear? Sequins in summer?
Thanks, as always, for reading! x
I have some strange fashion rules that I have made up in my head that I can’t bring myself to break.
One of them is wearing (or, more specifically, not wearing) opaque tights before November. It’s just a thing.
But now we’re firmly in November and the tights can come out. Hurrah! It also opens up lots of wardrobe possibilities that are closed during the cooler days of October, like skirts and boots (I tend to get in a jeans rut during the change of seasons). And some that are only possible in autumn winter, like mini dresses that would be on the verge of explicit without tights to hide ones modesty! And shorts. I’m a big fan of shorts and tights in winter.
Today I have gone for a black and cream spotty jersey dress from F&F (2 years ago), with my trusty ASOS stompy boots (these were such a good buy, I’ve worn them loads already).
My legs feel cosy and protected, it’s nice!
My favourite opaques are from Primark; they’re good quality, wash well and come in a variety of deniers up to 150 (I think). I need to stock up as I do at the beginning of each tight wearing season. Even though I’m only 5’6″ I always buy tall, because there’s nothing worse than a saggy crotch that you have to keep hoisting up!
Here’s some of the outfits I’ll be wearing now that the tights are back in town.
(images from pinterest)
Thanks, as always, for reading!