Summer in the UK didn’t quite happen this year did it? I know we’ve all been waiting and hoping … and despite the odd warm days of sunshine here and there I’ve still need to take a little sweater or cardigan out with me.
Oh well, let’s start looking forward to Autumn instead. It feels pretty much like it’s upon us. I look out of my (new – yey!) bedroom window and already a few golden leaves are gathering on the ground beneath the tree. The sky is a blanket of white cloud. And the temperature is certainly jacket weather at the very least.
The fashion bods call this transitional wardrobe time. I think that roughly translates to ‘oooooh, I think I need to add an extra layer to my outfit choice today’.
It’s pretty rad because it means we’re not quite in the ‘cover every inch of you in a super massive coat’ weather but we can add extra items to our sartorial repertoire.
I’m particularly excited to bring out the boots.
For years now, brown boots have been a staple of my Autumn/Winter wardrobe. I find them pretty versatile for pairing with all kinds of outfits, and I like that the have a slight ‘cowboy’ rustic look to them.
Sadly, my previous pair, despite annual reheeling, have finally given up. So this year I’m finally replacing them with these beauties.
I quite like that they’re not full knee-high boots, they come in just at the top of my calves. Although, I must admit that are a tad tight to pull the zip up on. I don’t have particularly large calves but blimey! They need a firm zip. Anyhow, being leather they should relax with wear.
Have I ever mentioned that purple is my favourite colour? And have I mentioned how difficult it is to find decent purple clothes?
Tis terribly frustrating and probably why I end up in mostly blue or red clothes. For some reason purple doesn’t tend to be a fashionable colour and I wait and wait for each season to come round to seek out some purple items for my wardrobe. And often they’re not quite the shades I like. Give me a rich dark purple any day!
For this skirt and handbag I had to trek to Thailand to find these! OK, that wasn’t the only reason I went there, but still…