Saturday, 29 November 2014

Pastel knitwear...

I seem to be saying this a lot recently but apologies for the rubbish photos! I bought this gorgeous lemon yellow jumper a few days after my birthday and have worn it so often- it is just so darned cosy! The office is always freezing first thing in a Monday morning so a cosy knit is essential. I usually go for deeper jewel colours in the winter but maybe I can make wintry pastels a regular feature in my wardrobe again? The jumper is quite a feature on its own so I decided to keep the rest of my outfit fairly simple. I am guilty of often over-complicating things but hopefully I have managed to pare back my worst tendencies recently!

Jumper: Topshop, necklace: Accessorize, top: H&M, jeans: Warehouse, shoes: Clarks
The jumper is so deliciously cosy and is the perfect accompaniment to my current favourite necklace. As always, I am loving coral toned make-up, I bought a mini Benefit set from Boots which had a mini Coralista blusher and although I go through phases with how much I like the colour, I do wear it a lot. It is pretty subtle and adds a healthy glow to my everyday make-up but I can build it up if I want something more intense. I probably won't shell out for the full size one though, I have my eye on the Majorette blusher instead! I know I have raved about Percy & Reed's Wonder Balm before but it really is such a good product for my hair- fellow curly and wavy haired girls take note!


I was so chuffed when I found these Clarks grey shoeboots when we moved. They are ridiculously comfy to wear thanks to their slim wedge heel. Paired with my Warehouse skinny jeans they make me look much taller too which is never a bad thing! This is probably the closest match to the real colour of the jumper, I will have to take some proper pictures of it at some point!


Are you a fan of pastels?
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5 comments

Lily Lipstick said...

Marjorette is on my wishlist, too! Love this jumper, it looks so cosy! x

The Style Rawr said...

I do love pastels, this jumper reminds me of lemon cake - NOM!

Tara x

Sophie in the Sticks said...

your hair is looking so cute these days Maria! I would like to wear more winter pastels and I do have a waffle knit jumper just in a light green but I just can't find it. Is this a sign I have too many clothes...? x

Winnie said...

I adore your jumper - it's a fantastic colour and so cheery too!

FASHION TALES said...

I love brights and pastels for autumn/winter, they are great mood lifters. Love your yellow jumper! :)
/Madison
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