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Winter Skorts

Venturing out today to Winter Wonderland.

J Crew Tippi neon pink cashmere tee (it’s very bright, too bright for my office)

Oasis stretchy cotton shirt – similar here. I wear this to work under a jumper or blazer or tucked into a high waisted pencil skirt as too short in the body for a tall person)

Zara Skorts (will not be wearing to work)

Acne Pistols in the photo but changed to over the knee grey suede boots as felt chilly leaving the house.


Sales Shopping

I said I wouldn’t do it this year but………….

I dragged my sister out yesterday with me as the other Wornout ladies were busy.

Ahhh my sister! My sister is very good at helping me shop. I can be sure at least one of the following stock sales shopping statements will be muttered by her during our expedition together:

Adopt sisterly voice.

1. Put those back, they are vile.
2. You are too old for (insert item name)
3. Where do you think you are going in that?
4. Can we now stop for tea and cake please? I’m done.

I still love her very much.

I’m pleased to say all my outfit today was either purchased in sale or with discount.

Happy sales shopping to you all.

Acne Pistols
Citizens of Humanity jeans (still too short for supposedly longer length jeans)
Joseph Cashmere roll neck
Joseph Navy poncho
Gerard Darel grey 24 hour bag
Gerard Darel Gloves and beanie.
RayBan Jackie O Sunglasses
Lots of thermals


If the Choo’s fit….

Yipppeeee! I made last week’s mini worn out meet up and what fun we had. Lunch, drinks, shopping and conversation. A blissful afternoon. Can we do it again soon?

Usually I carry a pair of flats to comfort my feet. No swapping into flats on the long journey home this time. My new ankle boots kept my feet happy for the whole day.

The Jimmy Choo Mayor suede ankle boots had their second outing tonight. A rare night out with DH. I will wear these boots forever. They are so very comfortable, have limited ankle gape and are just the right wedge heel height to avoid the giraffe look.

Jimmy Choo Mayor ankle boots.
Reiss Ona Shimmer top
Joseph Leather Skirt




Back to work.

Work, School, routine and discipline feature heavily this week. Therefore, in as few lines as possible:

I am wearing my uniform outfit of Navy. Gerard Darel Blazer with silver admiral buttons and the matching A-line shift dress. To break the rules (well it is warm in London and I want to show off my rapidly fading holiday tan) I have put on LK Bennett snake print Shilo shoes for the office. The Tory Burch discounted (sorry Rachel Wornout) Reva leopard print ballet flats were worn for the fast walk to the station.

I did make a small holiday purchase. A massively reduced Massimo Dutti scarf. So very versatile for work and casual wear. Currently wrapped around me in the office as the air conditioning is on full blast.

There! Done it. Blog for the day and self-imposed shopping detention over.

Scarf – Massimo Dutti (new)
Shoes – Tory Burch (old) and LK Bennett (older)
Dress and Blazer/Jacket – Gerard Darel (oldest)
Bag – Louis Vuitton Speedy 35 (Vintage)





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Dressing Pins

I spotted this dress months ago when I was in Paris for work. It’s by Gerard Darel .

I love the design with the hearts, the colour (Blue) and sleeves. I am also wearing it with no jacket, a first for me.

The temperature is up!

Lengthwise it is just right for us taller beings.

I had it on my wishlist and decided to wait for the sale. Being so busy I managed to forget about the dress until a very late online browse at John Lewis. I was meant to be buying clothes for the children. Virtual space enabled the dress to drop into my basket, reduced too!

Trouble is the dress requires too many pins. I should have read the online review from the lady in Cheshire. It’s no longer there……

Pinned at the side on the attached belt, double pinned at the bust, (no office cleavage for me) and pinned at the back of the neck. I’ll be adding “make trip to tailors” on my ever expanding ‘to do list’ this weekend.

Dress: Gerard Darel Graphic Hearts
Bag: Anya Hindmarch studded bag
Shoes: Jones the Bootmaker Celeste
Pins: John Lewis