Like most of us I do love a bit of sparkle at Christmas. I’ve been getting a lot of wear out of the Mango sequin jumper
I particularly like it with a white shirt underneath – a look I copied from Sarah. And I wore it that way to my middle child’s party on Saturday.
My sister recommended this jumper and I overcame my fear of Wallis to go in and purchase
Now it has an open back for the daring but I’ll be wearing with a black vest top underneath. This jumper is a serious contender for Christmas day as its forgiving but still has some sparkle.
And then a practical purchase – a bobble hat! Yes really. Now I do not have a face suited to hats but had seen various women wearing bobbe hats and thought they looked cute and most importantly warm. So when in Topshop recently I tried a few on and purchased one but have just realised they’ve all sold out online but here it is in case you want to venture in store.
Something technical has happened to our blog which has us all scratching our heads, so please bear with us while we await a bit of technical know how!
How ironic that I am the only one who can post and I spent the day with a jumper on top of my pyjamas going up and down the ladder to the attic to put up the Christmas tree. I hate the attic and all it entails but my husband gets into such a foul mood when I ask him to do it that I’d rather just do it myself (seethes). It’s all worth it when you see those twinkly lights though!
And as a weekend treat Stripes have 50% off outerwear this weekend with code OUTERWEAR
It’s cold in London and I’ve had a crap week. My wonderful mamma surprised me yesterday and took an afternoon off to come over to look after La Bambina. She booked me a manicure & pedicure too. I’m a lucky woman.
I like nail polishes and own many colours. I buy most of mine on eBay. I’ve been looking for the perfect winter red for years and I think I’ve found it. When I saw this in the nail salon it looked a bit pinky but I thought I would try it. I am pleased I did. I love it.
OPI Chick Flick Cherry.
Well it’s not quite her birthday yet, but Saturday night was her very special party.
Sadly it was not possible for all of the WornOuters to attend so in a little tribute to my lovely friends, and because 90% of my wardrobe has been influenced by them, this is what I wore.
This Joseph dress, which MonWornOut chose for me, was a nod to Emma and Belinda who love lace. It is lined, but a tiny bit see through so you need good underwear. Mine was Simone Perele Caressence, which thanks to Tracey and Gina is one of my favourite brands and a must-buy during the sales.
Nat does love her bling so for her I wore a crystal cuff and the Anya Hindmarch Valerie clutch.
Here’s a stock photo of the dress so you can see the detail
I don’t often wear makeup as I’m rubbish at putting it on, but for RachelWornOut I made an effort with smokey eyes. I used the Benefit Smokin Eyes set which comes with a handy step-by step guide for novices like myself.
To keep warm I wore my MaxMara coat, which JasmineWornOut with Cos scarf as recommended by Eve. It is beautiful and warm and would make a fantastic gift.
Finally the shoes, I did consider wearing the new Zara boots which BelindaWornOut sourced for me, but as it was Sarah’s birthday and we first got chatting over a shared love of shoes it had to be the Christian Louboutin New Simple Pumps.
A good night was had by all. And of course there was cake.