From The Archive: 2013

With magazine placements on the side, 2013 was the last year I juggled blogging as a side gig. Things get a bit girlier in the style department too, with a lorra love for the sixties and a 'hive!

Style

A winter’s day, a bitter snowflake on my face

Leopard Pinafore Dress Burgundy Autumn Outfit
Leopard Pinafore Dress Burgundy Autumn Outfit
MINKPINK Farshion Coat
What Olivia Did x Baia

(Hat: ASOS, Coat: MINKPINK, Jumper: C/O Pure Collection, Dress: ASOS, Boots: Very old but similar here, Bag: C/O Baia, Lipstick: Kate Moss for Rimmel)

You know when you put get dressed- and on the rare occasion, love every single item you’re wearing (much like a toddler wearing a Disney Princess dress, Converse and a baseball cap) you just can’t bring yourself to change? For me this was what happened when I got dressed here, and although it was certainly a bit of a bold outfit (colour blocking faux faur, colour mixing and print clashing? Who DO I think I am)- I was quite fond of the busyness and even though my plain black skirt gave me the ‘it should be me’ look as I walked out, I think it went ok…

Also- a wee bit of exciting news! I designed a bag- this bag in fact! A few months ago when Susy from the lovely Baia got in touch proposing the idea- I jumped at the chance, and along with a few other talented ladies, created a bag under my own name- which is beyond surreal! I wanted to go for something quite simple and timeless, and ultimately something that would pretty much go with anything- a wardrobe staple if you like. Seeing as maroon is pretty much my favourite colour from September-March (may have something to do with the fact it was my Primary school uniform), it seemed like a pretty safe option- and being pretty roomy, it’s been accompanying me everywhere ever since. Baia have also produced 25 of these bags for sale, so if you fancy investing in a little something special I’d head over there too (I’m biased, but it’s really quite lovely too).

Leopard Pinafore Dress Burgundy Autumn Outfit
Leopard Pinafore Dress Burgundy Autumn Outfit
What Olivia Did x Baia
Cute slobbery dog

and here’s what I wore…

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