Yellow, Black and White Obsessed

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I love this look, simply because I’m having a yellow, black and white thing at the moment.

I’ve been toying with the idea of changing our bedroom colours recently, and without realising all the decor images I’ve Pinned have all pretty much been this colour scheme. And now it’s rubbing off onto me and into my wardrobe it seems.

Though I wonder how Mr. Summers would feel about the touches of pink…? I know I promised never to introduce pink into the home (though I’m allowed to have pink flowers in the garden, that was the deal), but it does look so nice with the yellow.

Hmmm how can I get round this one… I know – I’ll ask while he’s watching the football. He’ll say yes to anything then ๐Ÿ˜‰


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Cardigan: Henry Holland at Debenhams, Tank: F+F at Tesco, Chinos: Marks & Spencer, Wedges: Faith (old), Scarf: Unknown, Sunglasses: Red Herring at Debenhams, Brooch: Topshop, Belt: ASOS, Bracelets L-R: Debenhams / Debenhams / Next / Debenhams, Watches: Debenhams, Rings: Boots / New Look, Toenails: Essie Turquoise & Caicos

P.S. I just want to say a big THANK YOU to all the love you guys have shown me towards the new blog design – I couldn’t be happier that you love it as much as me! Your comments have been wonderful, I really appreciate them! Thank you thank you!! :)))))

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  1. 12 September 2012 / 2:41 pm


  2. 10 September 2012 / 4:22 am

    :PVE this look, The prints on the pants are so FAB!

    -Daisy Nguyen from PS BANANAS fashion blog:

  3. 7 September 2012 / 5:58 pm

    Thanks everyone!! Your comments are just lovely and so welcome as always… you're all too kind!! C xx

  4. 7 September 2012 / 8:53 am

    Just do it & when he comments just say that he wasn't paying attention – that works a treat for me ha ha

    You are the master of colour & print, your outfits are always so fun xo

  5. 6 September 2012 / 4:14 pm

    Hello! I discovered your blog this week via another bloag but i can't remember which…

    Would you willing to share the name of your hair colour? (if it has one) I love it! Please!

    • 7 September 2012 / 5:57 pm

      Hey Becky, I actually get my hair coloured at the hairdressers, but in between I touch up the roots with L'Oreal Casting Creme Gloss in Berry Red 565. I can't get my hair as red as I want with just a semi permanent colour, and I'm also VERY grey so that's why I get it done at the salon(!). But it also looks more red or more brown depending on the light in the photos?! Anyway – hope you're able to get it, wherever you are! xo

  6. 6 September 2012 / 2:16 pm

    I like the mixing of color, and prints, suits you very much.

  7. 6 September 2012 / 1:24 pm

    Those printed trousers are amazing! You look great, and I adore the edgy jewellery (brooch) that you paired with the outfit. Hope you're having a lovely week. -xo /Madison

  8. 6 September 2012 / 1:23 pm

    That brooch on your scarf is fantastic! And of course the printed pants are lovely.

    <3 Cambria

  9. 6 September 2012 / 3:11 am

    you always come up with the best oufits! I want to go out and buy pieces just like these so I can replicate the outfit.

  10. 6 September 2012 / 2:50 am

    I love the pop of pink! Perfect with the other colors. And the photography here is just beautiful!:)

  11. 5 September 2012 / 11:55 pm

    Your photos are amazing! And this outfit is great. I love how you mix patterns and bright colors and bold jewelry.

    Stopping by from WIWW.


  12. 5 September 2012 / 10:30 pm

    I love the broach pinned just right there, keeping an eye on the world…

  13. 5 September 2012 / 9:33 pm

    I love everything about this look, but particularly the eye brooch on your scarf. Too cool!

  14. 5 September 2012 / 9:19 pm

    Hahaha! You are a wise wife, Catherine! Although you probably are talking about soccer, my husband loves American football and I find him more "pliable" when he's watching his favorite team in action. I too love that color combo. I'm sure that you could bring in touches of pink in some subtle ways.

    This outfit is so lovely -love the mix of patterns and hues. I have yet to venture far into the trend of patterned pants. I'm afraid they wouldn't flatter my "wobbly bits"! They do, however, look really flattering on you!!! ~Sarah

  15. 5 September 2012 / 8:59 pm

    Loving the fun pattern mixing!

  16. 5 September 2012 / 6:29 pm

    Genius combination – you look fab! Oh and can't remember if I commented on the new design but just in case I didn't, it's brilliant – loving the font and the colours. Really fresh and stylish! Avril x

  17. 5 September 2012 / 5:31 pm

    Coming over from the Pleated Poppy. Why am I just now finding your blog!!?? I am not a twenty something blogger either! So excited to find another one of us!! ๐Ÿ˜‰ You have amazing style and I LOVE these pants. Look forward to seeing and reading more! New reader!

  18. 5 September 2012 / 4:27 pm

    So funny, I'm also having a thing for black, white and yellow these days! Your chinos are fabulous, just the right amount of black for the yellow and pink to shine. The Topshop brooch is really beautiful.

    If you took photos of your garden – the pink roses in particular, and had them framed, you could hang them on the bedroom wall. Then pink would be introduced very subtly, maybe even unnoticed? After that, having lived with pink for a while, there's no reason not to add a bit more, since is clearly doesn't harm anyone!

    • 7 September 2012 / 5:02 pm

      Haha I think a lot of us are proving ourselves to be so sneaky where interior decor and our other halves are concerned, Kaffe! I like your idea, sweetie ;))

  19. 5 September 2012 / 4:17 pm

    I love what you have done. It ust be catching – my post is yellow and black and white today too.

  20. A Well Styled Life
    5 September 2012 / 3:42 pm

    I love the pop of pink on your wrist and in the scarf. Very pretty. I managed to actually slip a pink leather sectional into our family room 20 years ago! What was I thinking?

  21. 5 September 2012 / 3:21 pm

    Hehehe brilliant time to approach asking mr.summers. At least the football is handy for something! Love this colour scheme and especially with the clashing prints! The splashes of pink look great and I love how you kept the shoes neutral, very chic! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Take care, Daniella xox

  22. 5 September 2012 / 1:59 pm

    You look so FAB Catherine as always….that arm candy is totally cool!

  23. 5 September 2012 / 1:26 pm

    I love how you introduced the pink – wonderful!

  24. 5 September 2012 / 12:10 pm

    I love it. All of it.

  25. 5 September 2012 / 11:45 am

    Love your pants your much they are gorgeous, and love how they match with yellow ๐Ÿ™‚
    Andrea in Fashion

  26. 5 September 2012 / 11:39 am

    Wondrous pants, and yes – lovely with the yellow, pink, and bits of turquoise.

    Great strategic thinking as well! ๐Ÿ™‚

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