It seems like a long time since these photos were taken, it is definitely too chilly for sandals and bare legs in the mornings now! I have written a few times about buying the best you can afford and this gorgeous stripy French Connection dress may not be cheap but it wears a darn sight better than the cheaper equivalents in my wardrobe. The cotton jersey is super soft and breathable which I really love. I am always warm so anything that can help keep me cool is a winner in my book! As the main colour is navy, I was going to go down my usual route of red lipstick and accessories but even I like mixing it up occasionally! ;) I used to be really self-conscious about my legs as I am covered in old scars and bruises. I'm sure to anyone else they are practically invisible but it has taken me a while to become more confident in going out without nude tights. Isn't it strange what people worry about?
|Dress: French Connection, shoes: Nine West|
I had just been to have my hair cut before we took these pictures hence why it looks so big and bouncy here! I don't often have pictures of the side of it but this gives a slightly better look. My hair is so thick that it has to be graduated at the back otherwise I end up with a complete mop top!
These shoes have been in my wardrobe for a very long time (check out them in action from April 2011!) and although they are looking pretty dog-eared, I can't bring myself to throw them away as they are just so comfy, especially when it is warm!
I always think that this park near our house feels like Narnia (I blame the lamppost!) We are really lucky to have plenty of green spaces in Cheltenham and I do feel very lucky that this is all on my doorstep. I really need to get out and explore the town more though so if anyone has any recommendations, please let me know!