Puritan rawshack

Apologies for the bizarre post title, but hear me out…!

I love the current trend I’ve seen on many bloggers of a button up shirt underneath a sweater with a statement necklace or brooch. I mean, I really love it. I haven’t seen an outfit based around this look that I haven’t liked yet – it reminds me of the Puritan look of contrasting white collars over black, and the jewellery makes it so modern and fresh.

And “Rorschach tests” (Mr. Summers says it’s pronounced raw-shack) are those ink blot tests psychologists use… I like that the last photo turned out to look like a rawshack due to the doubled shadows on the wall. And would you believe it, everyone at work yesterday said I looked very Puritan rawshack. Course they did 😉

Sweater: Asos
Shirt: Asos (old)
Cameo brooch: inherited from my aunt (here’s a little secret: it’s actually metal and plastic but I think it looks the doggy’s doo-dahs)
Trousers: Asos
Belt: John Lewis (old)
Shoes: Asos
Ring watch: H! by Henry Holland
Bangles: New Look, Debenhams

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  1. Tammy
    December 2, 2011 / 2:52 am

    You look fantastic. I was just thinking yesterday that my outfits are becoming boring. Hmmmmm might have to give something like this a try!

  2. December 2, 2011 / 2:38 am

    This is a great look. I've been admiring it on other bloggers as well, but yours is one of my favorite renditions. And the rawshack is just icing on the cake!

  3. December 2, 2011 / 12:15 am

    Now that i have seen it on you…I really love it too! I may have to hit the thrift shop with this look in mind…I love your complete outfit! Beautiful!

  4. December 1, 2011 / 11:07 pm

    Love the sandals and socks–I've been doing that too.
    I do remember this look in high school–including the cameo pin! Wont want to mentionn when that was….

  5. Adrienne
    December 1, 2011 / 10:49 pm

    I just found a white button down today and will have to rummage around for a cute cable knit crew. I have not a one brooch or statement necklace, but I can fix that soon….love to have a reason to shop.

    I adore your blog and am adding you to my blog roll today. I'd love it if you came over for a visit.


  6. December 1, 2011 / 10:03 pm

    Ooh, that's gorgeous. I love these colors.

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