Wednesday, 23 November 2011

A red-haired girl I chanced to spy.

I’m someone who really doesn’t make drastic changes in her appearance – I’ve had the same haircut for at least 2 years, and despite my hair being a slightly crazy shade of red, it’s actually been that way for the best part of a year. What can I say – I find what works, I stick with it. So I was quite excited about going to the hairdresser on Saturday to go a bit redder… and quite shocked to look in the mirror at the end of the session to find out that I was a LOT redder. Well, I say redder, but I’m actually rather more ginger.

(And I really like it!)


It’s lighter than my hair has ever, ever been before, and it’s still a huge shock every time I look in the mirror. I don’t really think these photos quite show how light it is, but it’s got blonde highlights going through it and is a lovely coppery tone on top, and a darker auburn underneath. It’s DIFFERENT. It’s really quite strange to see what I’d look like if I actually was ginger – the colour is surprisingly natural, and with my deathly pale skin, I think I could actually pass for a natural redhead (until my roots start to show). So, yeah. NEW HAIR OMG.

I took these pictures at the weekend to show off not just my hair, but my cosy new boots! They’re also quite a departure for my style as established on this blog, but actually I’ve never been one of those people who was against this style of footwear. In cold, icy conditions they are absolutely amazing at keeping me toasty – and more importantly, upright! I adore the stylish flat boots I posted last week, but the sole is smooth as a baby’s bum and, believe me, I’ve tried to wear those kind of boots in the snow before and gone flying a painful number of times.

Jumper – GAP
Skirt – Warehouse
Tights – New Look
Boots – c/o The Nature Shop


These boots were sent to me by The Nature Shop - they're by Love From Australia and are perfect for my annoying wide calves as they lace up at the back, meaning they’re adjustable. They’re so snuggly, I never want to take them off. They do loads of other brands on the website too such as Keen, Teva, Merrell, Chaco, and Timberland, and their delivery was super fast.

And yes, I know… I’m not wearing a dress! Sometimes I mix it up and wear skirts. Just for a change. This is one of my favourite cold weather outfits, so cosy!

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28 comments

  1. I love the gingery red. Really suits you!

    Penny x

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  2. You look freaking gorgeous. That hair cut and colour is actually perfect for you. I now hate you a little bit. ;)

    xxx

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  3. You look beautiful, I adore your hair! Loving those boots too! Xoxo

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  4. Your new hair looks perfect on you! Seriously good hair!

    I really like the jumper/skirt combo, and they look to die for in that misty dream-like scene you've got going on picture wise...that last picture is so pretty and arty it hurts!

    Fab post as always

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  5. Your hair colour looks beautiful, it really suits you :) Those boots look nice and comfy and perfect for the cold! x

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  6. I really like it this colour, looking very healthy too x

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  7. I love this colour! I so much want to be ginger but I've never dared try to dye my way there.. I may have to give it a shot now I've seen how natural it looks on you! Really suits you too
    Your boots look lovely and cosy too :)

    xo

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  8. You really suit the ginger and I love the last photo :D It's really nice. I'm definitely one of those people who are against 'all things Ugg-like' but I see the appeal of the snuggy cosiness, and have stolen my friend's a few times to wear around the house. Will they not get soggy in the rain/snow though? x

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  9. Wow, your hair looks lovely ! It suits you so well and adds so a delightful pop of colour to your outfit !

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  10. love it! i recently dyed my hair red and i still find it weird looking in mirrors! :)
    loving the boots too! :D
    Rosie xo

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  11. oh wow, love the hair lady :) Looks gorgeous. I'm thinking about visiting the red side again x

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  12. Your hair looks fab. Wish I could deal with the upkeep of going that colour as fancied a change like that myself.

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  13. Your hair really does look amazing! Really does suit you Sarah.
    Sophie
    x

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  14. Your hair looks soooo good! The colour really does look natural on you - it's beautiful!

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  15. Love your new hair and your boots look super cosy :) x

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  16. YAY POWER TO THE GINGE. Looks fab. Welcome to the family. Xx

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  17. The fact of the matter is: I. Love. Your. Hair. It suits you SO much. Well done you for taking the plunge.

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  18. Ooh I love the colour, it really suits you!

    http://www.rafflesbizarre.blogspot.com

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  19. You look gorgeous, love the hair color and all the blue in your outfit. Those boots are fabulous as well. Great necklace as well, I'm wearing a similar necklace today myself.

    <3Honeysuckelle

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  20. I LOVE it!! So natural looking and really suits you. Sometimes Reds can really wash people out and look too much, this is warm and lovely.
    xx

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  21. You look absolutely lovely! The second and fourth photos are mega cute :D x

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  22. I love love love your hair, I think I may even prefer this colour to the bright red! Gorgeous!

    Maria xxx

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  23. Yet another ginger to add to my list to envy! My skin tone is way too yellowy for gingery hair but I do love it on others.

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  24. I LOVE the new do! Definitely worth the trip to the hairdressers...I've been a home-bottle-red forever and can never find the right shade, but yours is perfect! x

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