Cowgirl in Neon Brogues

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Some days (actually, a lot of days) I just feel like wearing jeans and t-shirts, jeans and shirts, jeans and sweaters.

I guess it’s my equivalent of wearing ‘sweats’ that a lot of bloggers talk about trying to resist. But on those days I still want to dress it up a bit – so out come the neon brogues, statement jewellery or fancy manicures. Or all three.

I hope everyone is having a great weekend!


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Shirt: Very, Jeans: Wrangler, Brogues: Office, Headscarf: Unknown, Monogram necklace: Max & Chloe*, Bracelets: Debenhams / Next, Watch: ASOS, Rings: H&M, Nails: Barry M Silver Foil* / No.17 Vintage

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  1. 11 January 2013 / 2:41 am

    This whole look is awesome. And your nails are genius! Very pretty!

  2. 18 September 2012 / 5:59 am

    I adore jeans paired with a plaid shirt, so this outfit is right up my alley! Your necklace is gorgeous!

  3. 18 September 2012 / 3:06 am

    lovely captures – the plaid is looking fall-perfect!

  4. 17 September 2012 / 7:23 pm

    Oh my you are gorgeous and those colors it feels like it is still summer.

  5. 17 September 2012 / 6:57 pm

    love this look catherine
    so classic/preppy, yet comfortable and casual at the same time

  6. Rebecca
    17 September 2012 / 4:28 pm

    LOVE those shoes Catherine….it set the perfect tone for the whole look!

  7. 17 September 2012 / 1:25 pm

    Catherine – luh-huh-huuuuve everything about this look, but ESPESH those brogues (be still my feet), and your mani. Totally trying that. You look adorable, as usual!!


  8. 17 September 2012 / 2:45 am

    Very nice relaxed look and such a gorgeous necklace!

  9. 17 September 2012 / 2:19 am

    Sorry…I have to swoon a bit here…I just came across your blog and OMG, a 40 something stylish blogger. English too. You will be my daily read. 🙂

  10. 16 September 2012 / 11:04 pm

    Comfortable & casual yet chic <3
    Your nails always look amazing Catherine! Do you paint them everyday?

  11. 15 September 2012 / 5:52 pm

    LOVe the country look mixed with your city bling! LOVE all the bracelets.

    -Daisy Nguyen from PS BANANAS fashion blog:

  12. 15 September 2012 / 4:58 pm

    I LOVE the manicure! It's the perfect shade of pink and the metallic part just gives it that added kick.

  13. 15 September 2012 / 4:55 pm

    Nice outfit! I usually wear my jeans with a t-shirt, but it seems too boring to shoot for my blog. Maybe I'll have to try one day. The plaid shirt makes your outfit special, though simple.

  14. 15 September 2012 / 4:13 pm

    Love this preppy look and the nail colors too! 🙂

  15. 15 September 2012 / 3:29 pm

    Hello Catherine! First of all, I love the new blog layout and I'm catching up with your lovely posts! One of my favourites was the office outfits as you showed us so many original ways to create a look, which is both office appropriate and stylish! As for jeans & brogues (or trainers), they are my uniform for casual days! I wish you a great w-e!

  16. 15 September 2012 / 1:49 pm

    I'm loving those brogues especially.

  17. 15 September 2012 / 1:34 pm

    All those details you mention make this look special and particular to you, as opposed to ordinary. That manicure is something else – whoa! I adore your jewelry. Great jeans, too.

  18. 15 September 2012 / 1:05 pm

    Ok – I have to know – do you do your own nails? Or do you get them done? They always look lovely! What's your secret? 🙂

    • 16 September 2012 / 9:52 pm

      Thank you, Ashlea!!! I do them myself, and mostly (well, always) get inspiration from Pinterest – where else do we get our ideas these days, heehee!! It's one of the things I spend time on in my lunch hour at work, and so it's a lot of practice and a steady hand (I was good at colouring inside the lines as a kid). I also look after the cuticles with cuticle remover and a good cuticle cream which makes a huge difference to their health and strength.

      Hope that helps…! xoxo

  19. 15 September 2012 / 12:59 pm

    Gorgeous, but I missed lovely Catherine in skirts and dresses so much.

    • 16 September 2012 / 9:48 pm

      Oh, I'm sorry, Sacramento…!!! I know how you love my dresses, but they're actually quite impractical for me at the office – I save them for the weekends usually. But I have some good ones coming up soon, don't fret!! C x

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