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A bit late to the Marni party

Do you remember all the fuss about the Marni for H&M launch?

Thursday March 8th. I had it all planned out.

I had poured over the photographs, arranged for my husband to do the school run, planned my outfit for ease of trying on. I was all ready to go.

And then my daughter came home from school and announced that she was starting her school swimming lessons. Great darling, how exciting. And you promised to come to the first one. I did, darling, I’m really looking forward to it. Thank you, mummy. All happy! So when is the lesson? Thursday, 9.30. Noooooo!

Of course by the time I got to H&M, I knew all was lost as there was no queue outside. By 11.13 am there was nothing left but a tiny pair of sandals and 2 green pvc bags. Great. Needless to say, I scoured ebay over the next few weeks but the prices were ridiculous, so I drew a line under the whole escapade.

But then…… a few weeks ago we went to a birthday party at the park, and one of the other guests was wearing a top that I instantly recognised. I will admit to checking the ebay listings during the party [blush] and by the time we were passing the duckpond on the way home it was bought and paid for!

I am ridiculously pleased with it, I like it so much I may even St Tropez for it’s benefit.

This is a view of the back. I love the chartreuse green so much I may try wearing it backwards!

There are still some on ebay, at very reasonable prices so get clicking!

I must say doing this bog has made such a difference to the way I look at my wardrobe, I am wearing more colour than I ever have and loving it! I hadn’t realized what a colour pallate rut I had become stuck in.

Oh yes, I must mention the sandals, I found them in a box the other day and have been wearing them as slippers. They are years old from Dune, but they do the same pair every year and I noticed them in the sale recently. I can’t find them online but if you are passing a store they are worth looking out for. I must say sparkly feet cheer me up no end on a grey day.