Checks, denim and a little horse

I feel like apologising for wearing blue again! Looking at My Outfits page I’ve realised that since the cold weather moved in I’ve leaned towards blue, blue and more blue (with a dash of burgundy). But I’m loving this outfit, and another item that’s been in storage is this coat that I’ve been looking forward to wearing again once the weather changes.

But the star of today’s post is my lovely little horse brooch-watch from the fabulous Hannah Zakari. I’ve had him for a while but something I hadn’t realised till looking at the close-up shot: he’s got an evil little green eye – looks quite sinister! I can recommend wearing either a pendant or brooch watch on the outside of your coat when winter really sets in; it’s rather handy if you have trouble getting to a wristwatch as I always do when I’m wearing layers and layers of sleeves and gloves.

*21 sleeps till Christmas*

Coat: Local fashion show
Denim shirt: La Redoute
Cords: Unknown
Belt: Topshop
Loafers: Asos (on sale!)
Bag: Kangol
Glasses: Asos
Brooch watch: Hannah Zakari similar

Linking up to:

Not Dead Style: Visible Monday

Bonbon Rose Girls: Monday Mingle


  1. December 5, 2011 / 1:06 am

    Don't ever apologize for wearing blue…you look fabulous in it..and you have absolutely gorgeous hair! Cute coat…

  2. December 5, 2011 / 1:26 am

    Catherine, you look beautiful in your glasses and your hair is just gorgeous. Great color combo…can't go wrong with blue. Dawn Suitcase Vignettes xo

  3. December 5, 2011 / 3:03 pm

    I love your whole look, Catherine – and I had to go check out Hannah Zakari's site – what lovely pieces, at reasonable prices! Your horse with a watch is so perfect on your burgundy coat. Thanks for linking up to Visible Monday, have a lovely day!

  4. December 5, 2011 / 5:37 pm

    That shade of blue really is your color. And your hair is so beautiful!

    I have been thinking about some glasses similar to yours. I saw them on many a chicly dressed woman when I was in Paris last year. I am not sure they would be right on my face though. I'll have to keep an "eye" out for them. Aren't I pun-y today?

  5. December 5, 2011 / 6:59 pm

    I'm in favor of green eyes! I just designed a tiger ring and a pair of dragon earrings, both with green eyes.

  6. December 5, 2011 / 7:18 pm

    I love how fearless you seem when putting together your outfits! They're creative and seemingly effortless!

  7. December 5, 2011 / 8:10 pm

    Love your glasses Catherine.

  8. December 5, 2011 / 10:26 pm

    Um, I am SO SMITTEN with your coat…oh my! I just LOVE it. Looking fabulous…you have the most beautiful hair color.
    Happy Monday!

  9. December 5, 2011 / 11:28 pm

    I can't believe I've never come across your blog before! You have an aesthetic that I love, personal style with a hint of trends. I'm off to dig into your archives. . .

    The Suburb Experiment

  10. December 11, 2011 / 4:24 am

    That coat with your hair color and the shirt with your blue eye color is just ridiculously amazing!

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