Monday, 16 January 2017

Styling a Plain Grey Sweater Dress #iwillwearwhatilike

Winter layers: Burgundy sleeveless coatigan \ grey midi sweater dress \ tan over the knee (OTK) boots \ ochre slouch hobo bag \ rose gold heart pendant | Not Dressed As Lamb, over 40 style blog

A grey sweater dress doesn't exactly conjure up images of a wildly exciting outfit, does it?

Strangely enough I'd had this basic item on my (wardrobe) radar for a while now, and to be honest I hadn't really thought about how I was going to style it, or whether I'd just look like a big grey lump in it. First of all though: The hunt for the right grey sweater (or jumper) dress!

Over Christmas I ended up looking at and ordering several dresses - not all of them grey admittedly... I got distracted by some of the other sludgy colours out there. But grey is, of course, the perfect neutral when you don't want to wear black (that'd be me, then).

The reason I went with this one from Marks & Spencer (sadly sold out, but this one from Zalando is pretty close) is because of the seam detailing down the front. It somehow broke up the wideness (=ahem= yes that's a word) of the dress and made it a little more flattering and lengthening, especially when I added my Lizzy O double heart pendant... How pretty is that rose gold against the grey?

What really worked, though, was the addition of the sleeveless coatigan in this rich burgundy.

Winter layers: Burgundy sleeveless coatigan \ grey midi sweater dress \ tan over the knee (OTK) boots \ ochre slouch hobo bag \ rose gold heart pendant | Not Dressed As Lamb, over 40 style blog

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Grey midi sweater dress M&S sleeveless burgundy coatigan Tan OTK over the knee boots Lizzy O rose gold heart pendant M&S ohre slouchy hobo bag Rose gold earrings

I'd had my eye on longline sleeveless waistcoats/vests/coatigans/whatever-you-want-to-call-thems for ages - Annette of Lady of Style being my guru of that garment - and so when I saw this burgundy colour with the beige panelling I knew this was the one.

Together with my tan OTK boots (which haven't seen the light of day since the sciatica debacle) and ochre hobo bag, I am totally loving these colours right now. All warm, caramelly, rich and yummy colours. And talking of rich caramel colours...

The hair has changed.

I've since gone a completely different colour. Some of you may have seen it on my Instagram Stories last week, though as it was for a promotion (work, in other words) I'm not too sure how I feel about it. I may get it changed back to the colour you see here, but next week you'll see an outfit post or two with the new colour. I just haven't got used to it yet... It'll be interesting to hear your reactions!

ARE YOU A SWEATER DRESS PERSON, AND HOW DO YOU STYLE YOURS? COMMENT BELOW, OR TAKE IT TO TWITTER @NOTLAMB!

Winter layers: Burgundy sleeveless coatigan \ grey midi sweater dress \ tan over the knee (OTK) boots \ ochre slouch hobo bag \ rose gold heart pendant | Not Dressed As Lamb, over 40 style blog
Winter layers: Burgundy sleeveless coatigan \ grey midi sweater dress \ tan over the knee (OTK) boots \ ochre slouch hobo bag \ rose gold heart pendant | Not Dressed As Lamb, over 40 style blog
Winter layers: Burgundy sleeveless coatigan \ grey midi sweater dress \ tan over the knee (OTK) boots \ ochre slouch hobo bag \ rose gold heart pendant | Not Dressed As Lamb, over 40 style blog
Winter layers: Burgundy sleeveless coatigan \ grey midi sweater dress \ tan over the knee (OTK) boots \ ochre slouch hobo bag \ rose gold heart pendant | Not Dressed As Lamb, over 40 style blog
Winter layers: Burgundy sleeveless coatigan \ grey midi sweater dress \ tan over the knee (OTK) boots \ ochre slouch hobo bag \ rose gold heart pendant | Not Dressed As Lamb, over 40 style blog
Winter layers: Burgundy sleeveless coatigan \ grey midi sweater dress \ tan over the knee (OTK) boots \ ochre slouch hobo bag \ rose gold heart pendant | Not Dressed As Lamb, over 40 style blog
Winter layers: Burgundy sleeveless coatigan \ grey midi sweater dress \ tan over the knee (OTK) boots \ ochre slouch hobo bag \ rose gold heart pendant | Not Dressed As Lamb, over 40 style blog

OTHER GREY SWEATER DRESSES TO TRY:



OTHER SLEEVELESS WAISTCOATS (VESTS) TO TRY:



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#iwillwearwhatilike | Not Dressed As Lamb
Thank you for joining the #iwillwearwhatilike link up! This started as a campaign on Instagram in August 2015 where women over 30 wore everything on a journalist's list of "inappropriate" items for 30+ women (including leopard print, short dresses and oversized sunglasses. Yes, really). It was so popular that I decided to carry it on weekly where women of all ages link up their fabulous style, never mind what anyone tells them not to wear!

The link up goes live every Monday at 3pm UK time and will stay open for a week. Whilst the original article was of course aimed at the 30+, you can be ANY age to link up. The only criteria is that you're wearing whatever you damn well like!

Linking up etiquette...

CLICK HERE to read the rules of linking up (and to grab the #iwillwearwhatilike button). Basically it's just good manners to link back to here - to leave a comment is even nicer!


Featured favourites

Fashion bloggers who believe in #iwillwearwhatilike
My favourite outfits from last week's link up:

To get yourself featured next week, make sure you've included a link back to Not Dressed As Lamb or my button in your post/sidebar!

DO SHARE THE LOVE AND VISIT AS MANY LINKS AS YOU CAN (YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT OTHER LOVELY LIKE-MINDED LADIES YOU MIGHT MEET) - THE ORIGINAL INSTAGRAM CAMPAIGN FORGED SOME WONDERFUL NEW FRIENDSHIPS SO DON'T MISS OUT!

Catherine

P.S. DO CHECK OUT MY PINTEREST BOARD WITH ALL THE BEST OF THE #IWILLWEARWHATILIKE LINK UPS - HAVE YOU BEEN PINNED...?

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Friday, 13 January 2017

Why You Should Never Believe What You Read in the Papers + Link Up

Why You Should Never Believe What You Read in the Papers | Not Dressed As Lamb \ Catherine Summers \ newspaper article

You know when people say you shouldn't believe anything you read in the papers? 

And we all sort of know it but still look at headlines and think, Ooh, guess what so-and-so's said/done...? Well I've just had a little taster of that, but I was on the receiving end, meaning I was the one who was adversely affected by something in the papers that wasn't accurate. To explain...

On Thursday this week I had a tweet from a lovely reader (hi Gail!) to tell me that she enjoyed my article in the XX paper.

WHAT the what?! The only article that I'd written for that paper (which shall remain nameless) was written a year ago, and they'd paid me a kill fee - this means they'd decided not to run it but they paid me anyway.

However, this article was published yesterday without my knowledge, so it was lucky that I was told by my fellow Tweeter otherwise I'd have completely missed it and been none the wiser that it was out there. Why they'd decided to run it a year after it was written is anyone's guess, though I think it may be because they only paid me for it a couple of months ago.

Yes that's right, about 10 months late. Some of you may have read the post I wrote back in September explaining about my financial difficulties as a pro blogger and how I was owed money from all over the place - well, this article was "the national newspaper" I mentioned in the post that I was still chasing for payment many, many months later.

So it seems only fair that the article was eventually published... that I don't have a problem with. Unfortunately the article was so different to what I originally wrote that some of the "50 nifty tricks to instant glamour" made me cringe because I would never, ever have written them that way.

For example, I wrote:
"Don't neglect what you wear under your clothes. A well-fitting bra can make all the difference to the look of your outfit and give you a huge confidence boost. Get professionally measured to make sure you’re wearing the right size."

The newspaper published:
"Don't neglect what you wear under your clothes. A well-fitting bra can make all the difference to the look of your outfit and give you a huge confidence boost. Go down a back size and up a cup size for a better fit."

What's all this about up and down back size and cup size?! Yes that may be the best advice for you if you're wearing a back size that's too big and a cup size that's too small, but it's not advice for everyone. It wasn't the only "tip" I wrote that was butchered.

The after effects

Unfortunately I had a complaint justifiably emailed to me this morning because one of the items that was suggested was no longer in stock, and she couldn't have looked it up any quicker than the day the article came out. Luckily I emailed back after having sourced some alternatives, and I now have a very happy reader and hopefully a new fan - she replied to tell me her faith had been restored. A good result.

IT GIVES ME A BAD NAME AND UNLESS SOMEONE CONTACTS ME TO COMPLAIN, I HAVE NO WAY TO DEFEND MYSELF - EXCEPT BY WRITING THIS POST TO EXPLAIN.

Regrettably I had no control over the items they chose. In fact I had no control over the whole article once I'd agreed to the kill fee. But my name was on it, my blog URL was on it, and as far as everyone reading it was concerned, I was the one dishing out rubbish advice and suggesting out of stock items. It gives me a bad name and unless someone contacts me to complain, I have no way to defend myself - except by writing this post to explain.

Therefore it's quite true when they say "Don't believe everything you read in the papers". Even something that seems as legitimate and harmless as an article talking about nifty (when would I ever use the word nifty?!) fashion tricks.

I believe that people are misquoted and rewritten all the time in journalism - so do please take it all with a pinch of salt, and always give people (even the writers) the benefit of the doubt...!


So all that's left to say is... LET'S GET THIS [LINK UP] PARTY STARTED!!

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Thank you for joining the #SaturdayShareLinkUp! Designed to allow you to share anything you like on ANY topic, it goes live every Friday at 9pm UK time and will stay open for a week. You can share blog posts or Instagram posts, old posts or new posts, and link up as many as you like.

PLEASE be kind and leave a link somewhere on your post, and share your post using the hashtag #SaturdayShareLinkUp - if you tweet your link with the hashtag and tag me in @notlamb I'll even retweet it to my followers for you :)

A hot tip for linking up:

Use clear, bright images (crop in close if necessary) and add a relevant, descriptive title (you've got 75 characters to use). These sorts of thumbnails and text always get the most clicks, so don't waste the opportunity to increase traffic and engagement on your best work!





HAVE YOU EVER BEEN ADVERSELY AFFECTED BY JOURNALISM THAT YOU WANT TO SHARE? TELL ME IN THE COMMENTS OR TWEET ME @NOTLAMB!


Catherine

P.S. Why Friday night? Because hopefully it catches most of my readers in their different time zones at a time they're all up!


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Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Bleaching Dark Eyebrows to Match Red or Blonde Hair

Eyebrow bleaching results for dark brows to match red or blonde hair - before and after

Some of you may have seen that I've been talking about a few changes I've been making to my beauty look lately - today I'm showing you the results of my latest endeavours to change my eyebrows!

Desperate to avoid getting stuck in a beauty rut, back in October I kicked the whole thing off with the very simple task of changing my nail shape, and then before Christmas my teeth got an overhaul with a two-step process of whitening and filing down (not as "ouch" as it sounds).

Finally I've had (been having) eyelash extensions to not only have lovely long lashes but also to look half decent with minimal eye make up or no make up at all (they make a huge difference to preventing me looking like death warmed up in the mornings).

So this is almost the final stage of my "Face MOT" (I should trademark that expression, don't you think?!), and one that I've been meaning to do for ages: Bleaching my eyebrows.

AS MY HAIR'S BEEN BEEN GETTING GRADUALLY LIGHTER OVER THE YEARS I'VE NOT BEEN HAPPY ABOUT THE CONTRAST.

Now before you get all freaked out and think of models with weird no-brows or Kim Kardashian at the Met Gala last year, don't worry - I wasn't intending to go there with any sort of alien-inspired look! Basically, as a natural brunette (with plenty, and I mean plenty, of grey) I have very dark eyebrows. Not at all bushy, just somewhat black.

So as my hair is dyed (shocker!) a light red, sometimes strawberry blonde colour, it's been bothering me for a while that my brows are much, much darker than my hair. When my hair was a deep, rich red a couple of years back they were fine, but as my hair's been been getting gradually lighter over the years I've not been happy about the contrast.

Not Dressed As Lamb \ beauty looks \ red hair
Now I know that thick, dark brows are on trend right now, and I've always been pretty precious about my eyebrows, but for me personally I wanted them to match my hair more. Like the Perpetual Diet we're all on (that is an actual diet, don't you know), for ages - and I mean ages, like about a year! - I kept thinking Yes, I'll bleach my eyebrows this weekend; No, this weekend; No, next weekend... And just never got round to it.

Until finally, on a whim, I did them on Christmas Eve, just as we're having to wrap the last of the Christmas presents, load the car and get to my parents' house for the festive period. Nothing like doing it last minute, or when there are much more pressing priorities, eh? Good job the husband knows me well...

The process

There isn't really much to it, so there was no point in writing a complete tutorial. I actually used to bleach my eyebrows back in the 90s when I was a blonde, so I knew what to do.

Basically all I did was:

I used Boots' own brand (face and body) bleaching cream* for about 12 minutes on my brows, just checking them after every few minutes. You obviously have to be very, very careful as you're using bleach above your eyes, and everyone's skin and eyebrows will be different and you have to find out what's right for you with patch tests and following instructions to the letter.

See below for the before and after...

*Disclaimer: I cannot take any responsibility for anyone using bleaching cream in the same way and having any sort of adverse effects! 

Bleaching eyebrows to match bed or blonde hair - before and after results | Not Dressed As Lamb, over 40 style blog

The results

My brows came out very, very light - not white-blonde white, more of a light ginger. And guess what - that's my hair colour, so it was a great result!

Basically the difference is intended to be subtle: The "before" above is of my dark eyebrows naked (without any brow pencil or filling in) - when I've added in a little definition it was always hard to make them look light... Any make up at all made them much darker (as the earlier pictures prove).

Now that they're lighter I can add a light brown brow gel (I really like the Illamasqua Precision Brow Gel in 'Awe' at the moment) and they don't get darker, just more defined. They're also a perfect match for my hair colour - in fact, I was absolutely pleased as punch with the results, they couldn't have come out any better.

Bleaching eyebrows to match bed or blonde hair - before and after results | Not Dressed As Lamb, over 40 style blog
I now feel as if my hair colour looks natural because it matches my brows - or that I'm no longer deliberately making them much, much darker (a look that I'm not keen on on myself). I love the subtle effect and the colour, and I just so wished I'd done this a lot earlier.

As I said about beauty ruts: It's important to ring the changes - it keeps things fresh and interesting, and as with so many of these sorts of changes, they usually grow out or can be changed.

Next time I'm going to experiment with bleaching them much lighter and using an actual eyebrow tint to get them to a light brown shade: I've read good things about Refectocil Eyelash and Eyebrow Tint (anyone tried it)? I'll report back as and when I get some and use it...!

HAVE YOU EVER BLEACHED YOUR EYEBROWS (OR DO YOU DYE THEM DARKER)? TELL ME IN THE COMMENTS OR TWEET ME @NOTLAMB!

Catherine

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Monday, 9 January 2017

Underwear as Outerwear: Styling a Lace Trim Camisole, Over 40 #iwillwearwhatilike

Smart chic look with a blazer and camisole \ black blazer \ black and white camisole top \ burgundy kick flare trousers \ black block heels | Not Dressed As Lamb, over 40 style

So I may be a bit behind the trend of wearing underwear-as-outerwear 

especially if we hark back to Madonna donning lace everything in the 80s, but when you see a pretty lace-trim camisole top you just have to go with it, no?

I wore this as far back as Boxing Day (seems so long ago now) - we still like to dress smartly in our family the day after Christmas usually because we have more visitors coming over. And that's as good an excuse as any for me to dress up a little. I'd bought the cami on a whim a few days earlier, and thought it would look pretty under my black blazer to give my outfit a bit of a masculine-feminine contrast.

As I was already in a wearing-black phase for the festive period, I paired the top/blazer combo with my kick flare trousers (on sale!) and comfy block heeled shoes. This style is the perfect shoe for party season... Wear them all day and you get very little heel ache (well I don't, luckily).

Smart chic look with a blazer and camisole \ black blazer \ black and white camisole top \ burgundy kick flare trousers \ black block heels | Not Dressed As Lamb, over 40 style

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Anyway I know this cami top is going to be perfect under my white cape - I think I saw a cape worn with a very similar black and white cami which is why I threw it into my virtual basket the second I saw it. Something to note about this top: It's from the New Look Tall range - but it wasn't too long for me (I'm 5'7" and my torso is of average proportions), just in case you click through and are disappointed that it's for tall people only.

But at this bargain price of £9.50 it's worth a try...!

And finally: On Saturday I uploaded a brand new blog template, I hope you like the design! I'm so, so pleased with it - good old pipdig blog templates to the rescue once again.

And of course do add your outfits to this week's link up and if you've added a link to here or my button to your post you may be featured next week!

DO YOU WEAR CAMISOLE TOPS AS OUTERWEAR? TELL ME IN THE COMMENTS OR TWEET ME @NOTLAMB!

Smart chic look with a blazer and camisole \ black blazer \ black and white camisole top \ burgundy kick flare trousers \ black block heels | Not Dressed As Lamb, over 40 style
Smart chic look with a blazer and camisole \ black blazer \ black and white camisole top \ burgundy kick flare trousers \ black block heels | Not Dressed As Lamb, over 40 style
Smart chic look with a blazer and camisole \ black blazer \ black and white camisole top \ burgundy kick flare trousers \ black block heels | Not Dressed As Lamb, over 40 style
Smart chic look with a blazer and camisole \ black blazer \ black and white camisole top \ burgundy kick flare trousers \ black block heels | Not Dressed As Lamb, over 40 style
Smart chic look with a blazer and camisole \ black blazer \ black and white camisole top \ burgundy kick flare trousers \ black block heels | Not Dressed As Lamb, over 40 style
Smart chic look with a blazer and camisole \ black blazer \ black and white camisole top \ burgundy kick flare trousers \ black block heels | Not Dressed As Lamb, over 40 style
New Look camisole top (on sale) | F&F Clothing blazer (near identical) | Jaeger trousers (on sale!) c/o | Lotus shoes (also on sale!!) c/o | New Look initial choker | ASOS earrings (similar) | QUAY Australia sunglasses (similar)

OTHER LACE (TRIM) CAMISOLES TO TRY:



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#iwillwearwhatilike | Not Dressed As Lamb
Thank you for joining the #iwillwearwhatilike link up! This started as a campaign on Instagram in August 2015 where women over 30 wore everything on a journalist's list of "inappropriate" items for 30+ women (including leopard print, short dresses and oversized sunglasses. Yes, really). It was so popular that I decided to carry it on weekly where women of all ages link up their fabulous style, never mind what anyone tells them not to wear!

The link up goes live every Monday at 3pm UK time and will stay open for a week. Whilst the original article was of course aimed at the 30+, you can be ANY age to link up. The only criteria is that you're wearing whatever you damn well like!




Linking up etiquette...

CLICK HERE to read the rules of linking up (and to grab the #iwillwearwhatilike button). Basically it's just good manners to link back to here - to leave a comment is even nicer!


Featured favourites

Fashion bloggers who believe in #iwillwearwhatilike
My favourite outfits from last week's link up:

To get yourself featured next week, make sure you've included a link back to Not Dressed As Lamb or my button in your post/sidebar!

DO SHARE THE LOVE AND VISIT AS MANY LINKS AS YOU CAN (YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT OTHER LOVELY LIKE-MINDED LADIES YOU MIGHT MEET) - THE ORIGINAL INSTAGRAM CAMPAIGN FORGED SOME WONDERFUL NEW FRIENDSHIPS SO DON'T MISS OUT!


Catherine

P.S. DO CHECK OUT MY PINTEREST BOARD WITH ALL THE BEST OF THE #IWILLWEARWHATILIKE LINK UPS - HAVE YOU BEEN PINNED...?

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Friday, 6 January 2017

Sharing My New Blog Design + the Saturday Share Link Up

Not Dressed As Lamb - New blog design
Update: As of 5pm Saturday my new blog design has been uploaded! 

So do gloss over this next paragraph I wrote yesterday (Friday)...

There have been some things that need attention still - it took me a lot longer than I thought it would (oh, the joys of being a perfectionist)! It should be installed either sometime over the weekend or early next week, so please do come back and check it out, it'll be a great new look for Not Dressed As Lamb and hopefully a lot fresher and easier to navigate.

Other than that I just wanted to say welcome to the first #SaturdayShareLinkUp of 2017 and I hope your new year is going swimmingly - have you seen the last few posts I've published? You don't want to miss...


My 2016 Fashion Blogger Bloopers and Outtakes

You've not seen these yet? Why not?! You know you don't want to miss me making an complete and utter idiot of myself. I'm still laughing at myself whenever I see any of them.

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Thursday, 5 January 2017

30 Things I Wore on the Blog, Now Reduced in the January Sales

30 Things I Wore on the Blog, Now Reduced in the January Sales

The January sales are in full swing and once again I'm bringing you the best of my AW16 (and some SS16) picks! 

As always I'm mostly featuring things I wore on the blog so you can shop the outfits I've posted at a reduced price (up to 70% off in some cases). Each January and June I research all the items I wore that are still available online and now reduced in the sales. I've included a few SS16 items in the sales that are still left over (dresses, tunics, sandals), and at these prices it makes sense to get them now and save them for the warmer days - buying out of season is really sensible and something I do quite often!

I LIKE TO SHOW YOU MY SALES PICKS WITH MY OWN PHOTOS SO YOU CAN SEE WHAT THEY LOOK LIKE STYLED INTO AN OUTFIT.

I like to show you my sales picks with my own photos so you can see what they look like styled into an outfit, and I've shown different colour options where available. Some things may sell out so do move fast (I also can't guarantee all sizes are available), but all information and prices were correct when the post went live (05/01/2017, E&OE).

I'm really pleased that some of my most popular pieces are now reduced - from that beautiful Hobbs red pleated midi dress to the Jaeger navy pinstripe coat (not forgetting the very popular kick flares!), so hopefully there's something for everyone. This season I'm recommending JaegerASOS, New Look, Hobbs, Winser, La Redoute and Finery for some fantastic bargains at sale time.

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Wednesday, 4 January 2017

A Huge Thank You: I'm a 2017 UK Blog Awards Finalist

A Huge Thank You: I'm a 2017 UK Blog Awards Finalist

My readers have come through for me yet again - with your help I've been shortlisted for a third time in the UK Blog Awards! 

Just a very quick post today to say a huge, huge THANK YOU for voting for me to get to the final eight of the Fashion and Beauty category, I'm so humbled by how kind and supportive everyone has been.

Not only have I been shortlisted, but so has my Over40Collective colleague Nikki of Midlifechic, so there are two of us (over 40 bloggers I mean)! I have said in the past that I don't enter the blog awards for the glory, there are a few (much better) reasons than that:
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Monday, 2 January 2017

Can You Wear Navy and Black Together? + the #iwillwearwhatilike Link Up

Can You Wear Navy and Black Together?

Now that normal (non-Christmas) service has resumed on the blog, let's get back to talking style! 

First of all I'll address the elephant in the room: This is almost head-to-toe black, an unknown occurrence in my world! I have chickened out, however, and worn navy and black together - some people say that the verdict's out on this combination. For example, I freaked out my mum with this outfit. To explain...

I wore it on Christmas Eve when we went over to my parents' house for the festive few days with them and the rest of the family, and I felt like wearing something smart (because, you know, Santa was coming). However I know she doesn't like navy and black together, so it was a bit mean in a way because she's always interested in what I'm wearing - this time she got all "Nooo, not navy and black...!"

YOU DEFINITELY DON'T WANT TO WEAR BLACK UNDERWEAR OR A BLACK TOP UNDER A SWEATER LIKE THIS BECAUSE YOU'LL LOSE THE CUT-OUT DETAIL. GO FOR NUDE OR WHITE INSTEAD.

So apologies to my mother for the scare, but it's the way I cope with an all-dark outfit. I can't say I've really worn and navy with black before, but now I see it in the pictures I truly love it. Really unusual for me is the wearing of black next to my face, but when I saw this black ruffled sweater with cut-out detail from Marks & Spencer (sadly sold out, though I equally love this one) I fell in love.

Navy and black together: Navy peg leg trousers \ black ruffled sweater \ black pointed heels \ mustard bucket bag | Not Dressed As Lamb, over 40 style
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