Sunday, 11 December 2011

The build up to winter


Working in an office in the winter is usually a nightmare for me when it comes to dressing. I find it hard to dress right so that I'm not too hot or cold inside, then warm enough for outside. So I thought I'd show the various layers that I build up to create enough warmth for winter temperatures, yet at the same time stay chic enough for the office.

The faux fur scarf has been an absolute godsend - it's one of my best purchases (another impulse buy) this winter. I love it to death; it can make the plainest coat or blazer look fabulous, and looks good even with another thinner scarf at the neck (rather than thick wool). I recommend a faux fur scarf for every girl's wardrobe - you can buy the same H&M one here.

(You will notice I am allowed to wear double denim at the office... we have a very relaxed dress code. I still can't go without the jewellery and heels though.)

*14 sleeps till Christmas*

Denim shirt: La Redoute
Cardigan: New Look
Jeans: Wrangler
Coat: New Look
Belt: Asos
Fur scarf: H&M
Socks: F+F
Heels: French Connection
Gloves: F+F
Necklace: F+F
Bracelets: Topshop, Urban Outfitters
Rings: unknown

Linking up to:

Visible Monday at Not Dead Yet Style

Monday Mingle at Glamamoms


  1. Cool scarf...great colors...and the way you do these pictures is really fun!!

  2. Fun idea for a post! I have a similar kinda scarf to this - it's so cosy!

    Sadie xx

  3. Great idea! Thanks! love the color combination


  4. I love the progression of photos, Catherine - so creative! You look fab in double denim + pink. And sad to say, we can't order H and M online in the US, b/c that scarf is so cool.

    Thanks for linking up to Visible Monday, and have a wonderful day.

  5. love all the different parts of this outfit! im after a faux fur myself, yours is divine!
    I do love some nice bright socks with shoes..:D
    Rachel xx

  6. LOVE the color of your coat! Such a cool way to put an outfit together!

  7. You look fabulous! I've had an eye on a faux fur scarf -- just waiting for it to go on sale. . .

  8. that's so great that you wear bright color during winter! I'm so tired of too much black...

    'The Wind of Inspiration' personal style blog

  9. love your pink socks! are they knee-highs?


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