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Layered knitwear with plum gloves

So Christmas is all but over for another year, and that leaves New Year’s Eve and then the start of a whole new 2014.

After all the dressing up of the festive period I was glad to don my jeans and sweaters again, and the weather has been reasonably mild for this time of year so a thousand layers weren’t needed.

A new pair of boyfriend jeans, a chunky snood and my black boots from New Look were what I was drawn towards at the end of last week – my hands are still feeling the cold so my fabulous purple leather gloves that I received for Christmas were the perfect accessory to smarten this “back to reality” outfit up just a tiny bit. This will also be my last post of 2013, but I’ll start off the New Year with another “Bloopers & Outtakes” post that I did at the beginning of this year – do come back on the 1st for that, it’ll hopefully be pretty funny…!

What about you – did you receive anything for Christmas that you can’t wait to show off?

Catherine x

Boyfriend jeans & layers
Layered knitwear with plum gloves

Snood: Primark, Sweater: Thrifted, Gloves: Christmas gift, Belt: New Look, Jeans: Asos, Boots: New Look (on sale!), Sunglasses: New Look

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  1. 1 January 2014 / 3:00 pm

    I currently don't own any jeans but I am thinking of buying a pair and the way you style your boyfriend jeans will tempt me into trying on a pair.

    • 15 January 2014 / 7:56 pm

      Trying something we're a bit afraid or unsure of is ALWAYS worth a try, Rebecca… I always fear I'm missing out on things!! x

  2. 1 January 2014 / 1:41 pm

    As usual you make something interesting out of something simple. Great outfit. And No, I have not received anything at Christmas (we don't do presents). Well…. apart from an iPhone 5 (want to see that haha?), money from my mother for which I bought a bright green knitted sweater (such a site for sore eyes). Lots of presents before Christmas though.
    Happy New Year dear Catharine. I am looking forward to the bloopers.

  3. 31 December 2013 / 10:54 am

    I love how you style boyfriend jeans. The splashes of burgundy with your gorgeous gloves really pulls the eye in! I hope you are well and I wish you a very happy and healthy New Year 🙂

    Take care,
    Daniella xox

  4. 31 December 2013 / 9:58 am

    Casual and stylish. May 2104 be a good one.

    X x

  5. 31 December 2013 / 4:26 am

    I love your purple gloves, Catherine; what a great way to add some interest to a basic "jeans and sweater" look!! And speaking of jeans…this boyfriend-style pair strike a perfect balance of "easy" and figuring-flattering!!

  6. 31 December 2013 / 2:54 am

    I just discovered your blog and I am absolutely in love. Not only are you super gorgeous but I love love love your style! Can't wait to read more! xxoo

  7. 30 December 2013 / 10:16 pm

    Classic, lovely, and it is fun to go back to jeans after a week or so of dressing up. Beautiful gloves too. xox

    • 15 January 2014 / 7:55 pm

      Oh it was SUCH a relief to take the heels off, Patti!!!

  8. 30 December 2013 / 7:14 pm

    Those gloves are the perfect touch. I love this great casual look!

  9. 30 December 2013 / 5:42 pm

    The jeans are described as "slim boyfriend cut" and I think that's the key – comfortable yet not too bulky! They fit you so well.
    Can't wait to see your next post, I am sure I could add a lot of similar photos 😉

    Happy New Year, Catherine!
    Annette | Lady of Style

    • 15 January 2014 / 7:54 pm

      Yes it was the "slim" description that made me decide to try them, Annette! Thank you my lovely x

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