Tuesday, 20 December 2011
A perfect marriage
I think this is the perfect marriage: an old man's style cardigan and a lady's blouse from Topshop. I was unsure about the cardigan when it arrived and had to try it on with a few different tops, but decided to keep it after all when the trusty buttoned up shirt saved the day. Will be wearing it again soon with a buttoned up denim shirt (yes, that old favourite). Just realised this is actually an outfit devoid of bright colour (unusual for me), but I still felt like myself because of the combinations of textures - wool, fur and silky blouse fabric.
This was taken at my parents' house at the weekend when the family was over helping mum with the housework - felt a bit guilty going outside to take photos but we did eventually go in and do our bit(!).
(If you're wondering what I'm laughing at in the last photo, click here. My sister and my nieces were making me laugh from inside the house by pulling faces through the window... then my sister ran outside to gatecrash the picture. However, revenge is sweet: the blogging world gets to see her chic cleaning-the-house outfit, complete with my dad's old gardening shoes to run outside in. Serves her right, the cheeky wotsit ;)
(Oh and I'll announce the winner of my giveaway in my next post)
*5 sleeps till Christmas*
Bag: Star by Julien Macdonald (old)
Sunglasses: Therapy at House of Fraser
Watch: Red Herring
Cocktail ring: New Look
Nails: Revlon Ocean 604