30 June 2009
28 June 2009
Fete Des Mouettes is also an annual event held at Douarnenez, so I assume these tees were specially made by Armor Lux for the occasion.
26 June 2009
I detoured over to the clothing section as I haven't been in Tescos for ages and fancied a look at what was on offer. This top in a green stripe colourway was reduced from £3.50 to £1.50- a right bargain and was quickly swooped on and bought instead of my magazine for the week!!
Its quite amazing how an item of new clothing can be bought for less than your favourite weekly magazine-I wore it yesterday and will have it longer than what I would have had the magazine, so this was my bargain of the week!!
24 June 2009
I still had wanted a navy and white striped top, but decided against an oversized tee, as I have a few already. I got this lovely little Jane Norman vest at the boot sale last week for only 50p!! I also got some more jeans-a pair of Miss Selfridge bleached, pale denim skinny jeans, which will be perfect for summer and a pair of Topshop dark stretch denim bootcut jeans, ideal for evenings and Autumn.
Have you still anything on the summer wishlist?
22 June 2009
20 June 2009
18 June 2009
16 June 2009
Two Saturdays ago at the boot sale my one and only purchase was a wooden bead necklace for only 50p, which is shown in the 2nd picture.
Boot sale, natural wood bead necklace, 50p
D&G have a red, white and blue bead necklace which is really cute too-will you be in beads this summer?
14 June 2009
Barbara Hulanicki will be interviewed on stage afterwards. Tickets are £8 and £6 for concessions. To book tickets call 020 7942 2211.
13 June 2009
I'm wearing my body con black and grey dress from Jane Norman with my Jean Paul Gaultier waistcoat over the top and patent peep toe shoes by Clarks. The necklaces were birthday gifts from my mother in law-I did not keep the Kenneth Jay Lane ones from QVC, as they weren't really 'doing it' enough for me-just as well, as I love the ones she bought!!
The back view of my JPG waistcoat!!
Brick Lane was our destination for dinner and its a great place for a night out-including shopping, LOL!! Papadoms was our restaurant of choice after I'd bought myself a dress first!!
Round the corner from the Truman Brewery is a lovely little boutique called Traffic People. I bought a lovely pink silk dress in their sale for only £15-I will do a post on this boutique and also the dress later, as its such a gorgeous place.
After a gorgeous Indian meal, we walked back to the hotel, so I could get changed into flat shoes, which then resulted in a change of outfit too, LOL!!
I'm wearing my new grey Uniqlo tee, Jean Paul Gaultier waistcoat and my Diesel denim skirt. We then had a beautiful walk from Tower Bridge to London Bridge, crossing it and walking back on the South Bank to walk across Tower Bridge. We then stopped off in a pub right by the hotel for a nightcap-or four and then headed back to the hotel.
12 June 2009
9 June 2009
Its always fun to have a nose in other peoples wardrobes, so I thought I'd give you a snapshot of whats in mine!!
After a sort out of the unwanted items in my wardrobe, now bound for the charity shop, this is how my wardrobe and drawers look:
I no longer have anything in storage, its all in my 2 wardrobes (1 wardrobe of coats and jackets and 1 wardrobe of dresses, jeans, bags and tops) and I have 2 drawers of woollies, 1 drawer of dresses, 1 drawer of tees and tunics, 1 drawer of blouses and 1 drawer of skirts.
As I wear a uniform for work, I really don't get to maximise my wardrobe, so unless I see a 'must have', I'll be buying less and wearing what I have already a lot more. My philosophy in my wardrobe is 'quality over quantity', I'd rather have less and appreciate the pieces I have, rather than a lot of items that I'm just not keen on.
So, to date this month, I've not bought any clothes! Not because of finances really, more because I've bought so many pieces over the last year that:
1. I've not worn a lot of them
2. I've felt a wardrobe overload
3. I've realised I don't have a lot of costume jewellery to compliment my existing clothes
So, to rectify this, I've decided to:
1. Try and buy only costume jewellery this month or items from my wishlist
2. Send the now sorted, unwanted items to the charity shop that are currently overloading the wardrobe, no longer fit in with 'my style' so I'm now only left with the 'truly loved items', which can be seen above!!
I'm aiming to up my accessories though, so I'm on the hunt for costume jewellery such as necklaces, earrings and bracelets.
I do have a 'wishlist' though!!
1. Dark skinny jeans
2. Navy and white striped oversized tee
3. Red patent shoes
4. Leopardprint shoes
5. Denim waistcoat
So, I'm aiming for these items first before I buy anything else!!
Whats on your wishlist for this summer?
And more importantly-because I'm so nosey, how does my wardrobe compare in size to yours??
8 June 2009
The 2nd set is an ultra long set of pearls, which can be strung at least a couple of times around the neck.
Kenneth Jay Lane, the King of costume jewellery, counts former first ladies Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Nancy Regan, Barbara Bush and Hillary Clinton as satisfied clients-so if its good enough for them, its a fabulous choice for me!!
So, I'm just awaiting delivery of my chosen presents and as long as I'm happy, I'll be showing them off!
7 June 2009
Its not my style, so it was great that my eldest son decided he wanted it!!