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22 September 2017

jump start!

Last weekend I posted an outfit on Instagram that received a lotta love. A jumpsuit/boiler suit/all-in-one. It's been a go-to item ever since I got it in February.....for the princely sum of £19.99! It is perfect with flats for everyday but stick it with a pair of heel for an evening and it just elevates into a whole 'nother look. It's more than paid for itself as it's still the one thing I grab when I'm in doubt as to what to wear. Obviously my Mango one has long disappeared from their website (though I spotted a couple of sizes on the outlet a few weeks back, sadly none left now) but I've been busily researching what there is available on the High Street. So here goes.....

Boiler suit

13 September 2017

transitional treasures @shoeaholics!

Even though we are only just halfway through September there is no alternative but to look towards Autumn and get some of those transitional purchases in....as boy do we need them! At present we seem to be experience elements of all four seasons in one day. It looks as though sandals are wardrobe bound for the foreseeable.....but it's all good as I've a couple of new additions to see me through this treacherous spell. Kicking off with these fab Michael Kors Conrad sneakers....

Michael Kors Conrad Trainers

11 September 2017

the workwear changeover challenge!

The1st September has been and gone. Once that date gets struck off the calendar I feel a bit of a berk in my High Summer get-up and so I start packing it away. Anyone else do this or is it just me? So what to wear to work during the inbetween-y weather? It's definitely cooler in the mornings and evenings but the days can still be lovely. It's conundrum time....ready to let go of Summer but not quite ready to embrace Autumn. I think I mentioned in a recent post that I've usually purchased a least one coat (my main Winter weakness!) by the end of August but this year I really am trying to resist the urge to peak too soon with A/W clothing as we seem to be in sweaters, boots and coats for most of the year! This time around I'm trying to find a few investment pieces suitable for the tricky transitional phase and beyond. I've been having a little try-on with a few lovely pieces from Winser London....everyone one of these classic items are just perfect for investment changeover but are the kind of clothing that will be in your wardrobe from season to season.
First up is this fabulous black crepe jumpsuit. I love this fabric it's so easy to wear it feels great on and it's a win-win with little or no creasing! The drawstring waist is such a brilliant feature it really straddles that casual/formal element as in it's fab with flats, trainers or boots for daytime yet stick some heels in your bag for the perfect day-to-evening wear. A statement jacket and a funky clutch and you're good to go!


2 September 2017

in a flash!

A quick heads up on a fab discount code this morning! I'm nice like that ;0) Get yourself 25% off with FLASH25 at New Look. I am loving New Look at the moment....in particular dresses and shoes! I've ordered 2 dresses and 3 pairs of shoes....and they are all keepers!! I'm going back in for another look this morning but in the meantime here's the heads up on what I've got!

30 August 2017

it's a win-win!

So......long time no blog. I've taken advantage of the fact we are between seasons to have a little break but I'm back in the saddle now and ready to look at a few transeasonal purchases. Last week I took myself off to Kilver Court Designer Outlet. As it happens my next event as part of The Social Brunch Club line-up is taking place there in a couple of weeks on 9th September. Whilst I had a peruse around I was made aware that during the weekend 8th-10th September there would be the opportunity to stock up on a couple of classics from sought after brands that would normally be a bit out of budget for me. At Kilver Court there is up to 70% off of brands such as Chinti and Parker, Whistles, Toast, Joseph, Seven Boot Lane, Winser London, Jack Wills anth-d MIH jeans (lots more as well!) all year round. Though the timing of our event couldn't be more perfect as there is a rather legendary Paul Smith warehouse sale taking place. In addition to Paul Smith Mens, Ladies and accessories there are also some other amazing end of Summer markdowns not to be missed! 2 pairs of MIH jeans for £120, up to 75% off A/W17 Toast, an extra 10% off Rapha, 50% off of selected Joseph items and further markdowns on Chinti and Parker are just some of the amazing deals to be had! Hence I saved my pennies......and came away empty handed last Thursday as I'm holding tight for some of these aforementioned bargains!

  At the top of my shopping wish list is this little beaut from Chinti and Parker. 

6 August 2017

it's that time again......

....time to getting packing those cases (or bags in my case....two holdalls between three of us). For this holiday I've been super organised about my packing, last time is was all a bit last minute and I wasn't really feeling my holiday clothing. Thankfully this time around I cannot wait to start donning some brand new dresses and a few older favourites. 

Just a little taster of what we are all set to enjoy ;0)

Image via Pinterest Yelloh Village, Les Tournels