40th Birthday Party: Outfit Sneak Peek!

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So two whole months after my birthday, I’m hosting my party to celebrate it tonight! 

I thought I’d give you guys a little sneak peek of what I’ll be wearing… don’t want to give too much away, except to say I’m wearing vintage, and I’m right now deciding how I’m dressing up my outfit*, hence the pile of jewellery I’ve shown you here. I wore the number 40 glasses on the post I did for my birthday which you can see here; maybe I’ll just put them on for a couple of photos at the party 😉

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And just to make you feel part of the action, here’s the invitation I handed out to friends and family weeks ago (designed by me):


Hopefully I won’t be nursing too much of a sore head on Sunday morning… wish me luck with that! The last time I had a proper birthday party (i.e. not just a meal out or similar) was my 25th in Chelsea, London; I was a lot more sprightly back then and could easily stay awake and party until the early hours. Tonight I’ll probably be at home tucked up in bed with a cup of hot chocolate by midnight, absolutely exhausted 😉

So come back in a few days to see the outfit post in full – but in the meantime there’ll be the debut of another vintage dress in an outfit post tomorrow! Don’t tell me I don’t know how to tease you all, hee hee

Oh and tomorrow is the last day to enter my giveaway! Click here to enter!

Catherine x

*Post written in advance on Thursday evening…!


  1. September 29, 2012 / 2:05 pm

    I wish I could join you, ahhhhhhhh
    Enjoy and show us your gorgeous DRESS soon, my dearest Catherine.

  2. September 29, 2012 / 2:46 pm

    The "40" glasses are killing me! So funny.

  3. September 29, 2012 / 4:05 pm

    Ooooh I think this is gonna be awful spectacular…

    <3 Cambria

  4. September 29, 2012 / 5:02 pm

    Thanks for the sneak peek. I hope you have a lovely time.

  5. September 29, 2012 / 5:41 pm

    I'm sure you'll look amazing!!! Have fun…can't wait to see pictures!!

  6. September 29, 2012 / 8:26 pm

    I'm so excited to see this outfit on you! That vintage piece looks amazing and I LOVE all the jewelry!

  7. September 29, 2012 / 9:39 pm

    Have fun! It'll be worth a sore head 🙂

    Love that beaded collar so much!

  8. September 30, 2012 / 12:15 am

    If the hiccups (on twitter) are any indication, you had a GOOD time.

  9. September 30, 2012 / 9:13 pm

    Happy 40th, you wear it well.

  10. October 1, 2012 / 8:40 am

    I hope you had a wonderful time!!! Can't wait to hear all about it, I'm sure you looked fabulous xo

  11. October 1, 2012 / 4:44 pm

    Catherine, what fun! Naughty to tease us, look forward to the whole party low-down. I'm sure you'll be spectacular, and hope you'll feel very well celebrated! And not too sore! xo

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