So after debuting the window pane check duster coat* with florals the other day, I was absolutely desperate to wear it again…! Luckily we had some milder weather at the weekend so I didn’t have to wait too long (impatient, much?) A walk along the river on the way to the locals shops was the perfect opportunity to keep it casual but not too sloppy: a yellow sweatshirt, jeans and boots was all it really needed.
I still had my hair in plaits thanks to the Heidi hairdo I was sporting the day before (it soooo should be called the “Heidi Do”) and although I’m very anti age-appropriate anything, there is something very schoolgirly about two plaits down each side of your head for anyone who isn’t actually at primary school any more. For me, a grown up hat like a taupe fedora takes it out of schoolgirl territory and at the same time gets me out of the chore of washing my hair just to go to the supermarket…!
I use dry shampoo a lot as well as hats for bad hair days – on bad hair days are you a hat fan or a dry shampoo fan… or do you wash your hair religiously every day?! I’d love to know!
*sadly this George at Asda coat sold out almost straight away, but I really love this black and white one from River Island…
Coat: c/o George at Asda (currently sold out but I love this one) | Hat: c/o La Redoute (similar) | Sweatshirt: Asos (similar) | Jeans: River Island | Boots: c/o Pavers (similar) | Bag: Karen Millen | Earrings: Topshop (similar) | Nails: Nails Inc The Thames (with a matte top coat)
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