Glittery flares at sunset

When ASOS have a sale, they really have a sale… the trousers were too cheap to pass over, and I’m still in two minds whether I love them or am not-that-keen on them. Well I can’t send them back now, so love it is (plus it’s like wearing tracky bots*! Bonus!). I had a bit of an over-enthusiastic accessories moment when I put polkadot tights and flats with bows next to glitter trouser panels; who knows why. The rest of the outfit was really quite minimal, except for my vintage butterfly belt. I have three I bought from eBay in navy, white and black. I don’t wear them nearly as much as I should.

I love it when the light conditions are so perfect that you literally have only minutes to get some pictures taken. We had a beautiful sunset just before having tea and cake for my dad’s birthday last weekend, and decided to take these shots at the barn just down the lane (in fact you can see my parents’ house in the background of the first shot). But in Blighty in May the evenings are rarely warm, so we ran from the house to the barn to warm ourselves up… it didn’t work. My hands were like blocks of ice (see my clenched fists in the last shot)!

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I’ll just be back from my mini holiday by the time this post goes out; I’ve scheduled this in advance in case my arms are too tired to type due to driving a big old VW campervan round the lanes of Cornwall 😉

Hope you all have a great weekend – I should hopefully have some holiday outfit pics for my next post!!!

T-shirt: Topshop similar, Trousers: ASOS, Belt: Vintage eBay, Polkadot tights: Topshop similar, Flats: Dune similar, Sunglasses: Unknown, Hairclip: Unknown, Bracelets L-R: ASOS / ASOS / Debenhams, Watches: both Debenhams, Rings: H&M, Nails: Barry M Blue Moon

*tracky bots, aka tracksuit bottoms. Or sweatpants.


  1. 20 May 2012 / 4:24 am

    these trousers would make a fabulous disco look (disco has been on my mind since I read about the passing of Donna Summer) and, yes, I can tell it is cold. The hair on your forearms in the last photo is standing on end.

  2. 20 May 2012 / 4:16 am

    Those trousers look great on you & I love your butterfly belt

  3. 20 May 2012 / 12:39 am

    The pants are so different but I think the polka dotted socks that are paired with it make the whole outfit!

  4. 19 May 2012 / 8:19 pm

    these are some nice-ass pants! =)

  5. 19 May 2012 / 4:48 pm

    I think you look great sweetie! Love how you styled up those glitter flares especially with the dotted tights and cute flats!! 🙂 also the pictures are stunning,such beautiful lighting!! 🙂

    Take care,Daniella xox

  6. 19 May 2012 / 2:43 pm

    I can only say that I can very easily see why they were reduced on asos.

    Moving on! Like the spots and the flats. They deserve better! ;o)

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