If ever there was an outfit that proved I like bold colour, I think this is it.
I wore this predominantly orange outfit at the weekend while Keith and I did a bit of grocery, DIY and homewares shopping, and we ended up rather embarrassingly doing – and being – All The Orange Things. As if my orange obsession wasn’t bad enough, I realised the Instagram Husband was also wearing his new bright orange parka (he’s NEVER worn orange before so I think it’s rubbed off on him). And we found ourselves looking at saturated orange paint swatches as I’m going to give our living room’s nest of tables a lick of paint for our mid-century modern interior.
What with my orange hair AND the fact that we were in a well-known British DIY store whose logo is bright orange and then we went home to our orange cushions and orange throws… OMG SOMEBODY HELP ME!!
I think it’s safe to say I like styling bold colour. Am I going to be one of those bloggers whose Instagram feed is all one colour and highly curated?
SHOP THE LOOK:
I hope not (read as “No”), but then if this orange infatuation is anything to go by, I may start to unintentionally over-tango your Instagram feed if you follow me…!!
So let’s talk about the actual outfit itself: I’ve been wearing this check coat a lot since I got it last year – as you can probably imagine it goes with most of my wardrobe due to the, ahem, orange (and pink!) part of the check. The terracotta trousers are a newish purchase (I’ve been buying all the peg leg styles as they’re my favourite and so comfy to wear) and the bright orange beret was bought last year as part of Operation Buy All The Berets.
I say if you have a favourite colour then damn well go all out and wear it and put it in your home as much as possible. Then I can say, Orange you glad you did that…??
WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE COLOUR TO WEAR? AND DO YOU ALSO HAVE IT IN YOUR HOUSE?! COMMENT BELOW…
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Coat: Next c/o
Sweater: Seasalt c/o (similar)
Boots: Finery (love these)
Beret: Oliver Bonas
Bag: Next c/o (you might like this one)
Necklace: Mark Milton (old)
Gloves: Marks & Spencer (similar)
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