My favourite look

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I was watching This Is Us the other day where a teenage character was moaning about her brother:

“I don’t know why he spends so long in the bathroom – he’s like a cartoon character: he only has one look!”

That comment made me smile, as for a while now, I’ve only had one look too.

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And as with scrapbooking, when you have a limited stash where everything works with everything else, it takes away all the guesswork.

Here’s how I get dressed, pretty much every single day…

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I figure everyday might as well be a favourite comfy jeans and trainers day when you don’t need to get poshed-up for a job; I even wear them to church.

I have a couple of pairs and like to layer them up with soft little dresses.

I buy both jeans and dresses in charity shops or on eBay, so that I’m having a stab at ethical shopping.

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I buy long sleeved tops in pretty colours (new – usually Dorothy Perkins) to layer up under my dresses. I like the pop of colour they give.

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If it’s warm, I can lose the tee (though it has to be incredibly hot for me to lose the jeans!)

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And if it’s chilly, I add a cosy jumper or hoodie.

My shoes are generally mens trainers or Converse boots, as I have size nines and that’s pretty much all that will fit me. (Thankfully, they now make mens trainers in cute colours too)

Oh, and I should just mention: the closer the pattern of my dresses to a Felicity Jane paper, the happier I am…

4 thoughts on “My favourite look

  1. Suse Fish

    Ah yes, our British weather tends to be less extreme… though since we’ve moved to this island, things have got more brutal in the winters – the winds here are so strong that people don’t bother buying umbrellas and just wear hoods to protect themselves from the rain!

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  2. I love your style! Living in Massachusets means that the weather out here is very extreme, so I have to have specific clothes for each season. I think that the New England Autumn that we have is the most similar to the climate in England, which is lovely, as I can pull out my jeans and converse trainers again for a couple of months before the winter sets in πŸ™‚

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