Animal print and the blues

Today’s thoughts are going to be brief… I’ve had a total waste of a Sunday being flat on my back with the worst backache ever – thank goodness I had 90% prepared this post in advance! So this outfit was inspired by the colours of this pin which I absolutely loved (and yeah I know it was a guy’s outfit). And I’m reeeeally loving my round green sunglasses at the moment, they’re fast becoming my go-to sunnies for our British pseudo-summer 😉

Hope everyone had a great weekend and a rather more productive Sunday than mine. This pain had better be gone by the morning… I think my body is saying to me “40 in a week, you say? Well in case you forgot you’re not getting any younger – get a load of THIS!!”

Jacket: La Redoute similar, Top: Topshop, Trousers: ASOS, Heels: Betty Jackson at Debenhams, Feather hairband: Accessorize, Sunglasses: Urban Outfitters I like these ones, Belt: Unknown, Bracelets: H&M / ASOS / New Look, Watch: Seiko similar, Rings L-R: ASOS (set of 3) / ASOS / H&M / H&M, Nails: Revlon Sassy / No.7 Midnight similar

Linking up to:

Visible Monday at Not Dead Yet Style
Monday Mingle at Momtrends
What I Wore Wednesday at The Pleated Poppy

24 Comments

  1. July 15, 2012 / 11:01 pm

    I never would have thought of this combo, but I like it! Good work…you look wonderful as always!

  2. July 15, 2012 / 11:27 pm

    I love the blue and never thought animal print and blue is going to look good. Great outfit!

    Kim,USA

  3. July 15, 2012 / 11:31 pm

    Rats! for the backache – hope you're 100% by tomorrow. This outfit's really grand – love the surprise of animal print!

  4. July 16, 2012 / 2:04 am

    You look fresh and beautiful as ever. I hope your back feels better 🙂 You need to dance your b'day away 🙂

    Teodora
    teodoraslookbook.com

  5. July 16, 2012 / 2:16 am

    Yes blue is good on you! Love the jacket – again! Backache is the worst – plenty of nurofen so you can enjoy that birthday! Xx

  6. July 16, 2012 / 9:44 am

    I love your style…You play colors prints, stripes etc..
    I always follw you =) keep writing =)

    gizemizmirli.blogspot.com

  7. July 16, 2012 / 11:09 am

    So perfect, Catherine.
    Loving your green nails too.
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

  8. July 16, 2012 / 12:46 pm

    Amazing mix of colour and print sweetie! Also love the casual twist with the more tailored pieces of this look! As always stunning look. Also I really hope your back pain get better soon 🙂

    Take care, Daniella xox

  9. July 16, 2012 / 1:24 pm

    Love the blues! So summery and bright!

  10. July 16, 2012 / 3:20 pm

    Wow, the colors look amazing! I wish I could pick up some of your colorizing genius. 🙂

  11. July 16, 2012 / 9:58 pm

    you look amazing. Feel better!

  12. July 17, 2012 / 9:15 am

    Thanks everybody for all your lovely comments and good wishes, the back is a bit better (I'm not so much in excruciating pain anymore, just pain – which in comparison I can handle 🙂 So glad you all liked the outfit – I really rather loved this colour combo! C x

  13. July 17, 2012 / 1:26 pm

    I love the way you used colour in this outfit – perfect for brightening up our grey weather. (Pseudo-summer is an excellent way to describe it!) I do hope your back feels even better soon.

  14. July 17, 2012 / 3:13 pm

    My favorite colours these days – I have yet to try the blues with coral red instead of pink though. And better sunglasses than umbrellas as accessory!

  15. July 18, 2012 / 6:28 pm

    woot!! love this!!!! brilliant combination — seriously in love with this outfit. need some pants like this!
    (over from wiww .. xo)

  16. July 18, 2012 / 10:59 pm

    Love the cool blues on you!

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