Archives for the month of: October, 2013

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This is how I found my earrings when I came home late one night, a couple of months ago….Standing up….and I’m sure I didn’t leave them like that….

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Oh how I love a theme! Christmas, Easter, Valentine’s Day, World Migratory Bird Day, you name it, I have an outfit for it. However, these days I have a desk job that doesn’t allow me to turn up in full Morticia mode on Hallowe’en (*sigh*) so I have had to content myself with vaguely spooky jewellery and a red and black glittery manicure instead.

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So yesterday I wore this ¾ sleeve jacket (scored from a clothes swap with friends on the weekend), figuring that it would be my last chance to wear it before it became officially too cold.

I was wrong.

It is already officially too cold. I had errands to run but ended up having to go home and get into my slanket instead.

It’s a hard life.

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So, it happened again. What my dad affectionately refers to as my “accidental shopping” problem. It starts innocently enough. I go out, usually with the intention of simply getting from A to B, sometimes to buy a birthday present for someone or to help a friend find the perfect seduction underwear to take on a scientific research trip to Peru (don’t ask). I won’t shop, I think. You could call me naïve but the truth is that I’m clearly lying to myself and we all know it. And that is how I end up tonight, on my bed, grinning avariciously at my purchases, like a kid in a candy shop, a magpie in Swarovski, Cruella in Doggy Day Care.

Clearly I have a problem. And so I thought, what would be better? Should I a.) Become less obsessed with fashion? Or b.) Start a blog where I can ramble endlessly about clothes, jewels, bags, footstools (yes, I love them!), shoes and just about anything else that takes my fancy, thus further feeding my rampant lust for style and general fabulousness?

You’ll never guess what I went for… Read the rest of this entry »