Friday, 10 February 2012

You're trying to be cool, you look like a fool to me.


Snow! Snow! SNOWWWW!!! IT'S SO PRETTY AND WHITE AND SPARKLY AND IMPOSSIBLE!!!

And I bloody well hate it.

So the weekend, right? Amazing. I went to two great birthday celebrations on Saturday night, the second of which was Amy's birthday party where I shouted myself hoarse at karaoke (I don't SING at karaoke, for goodness sake) and had Fiona-cuddles then I got out the pub and THERE WAS SNOW. And it was lovely! I had a hat, a snood, two pairs of tights and sensible boots, I was equipped. And SMUG. I got to my station - the trains were running fine, with just enough time for me to get a Starbucks. "What's everyone moaning about?" I muttered, checking Twitter. "It's just a bit of SNOW."

And then I tried to get a cab. Um. And then I tried to get another cab. And then I tried that two more times. And then I called Sha and begged to stay on her sofa. Scientific proof that smugness causes PROBLEMS. It was fine, though - I am just flipping grateful I have nice friends within walking distance of the station who don't mind lending me a pair of polka dot pyjamas at 2am.

I got home in the end, and ended up sleeping til midday. Sunday = LOST. Right? Wrong! I did two loads of washing! I made brownies! I finished THREE Powerpoint presentations for work! And even BRUSHED MY HAIR.

So, in honour of that and STILL haven't daylight left, I took some photos. Of me! Wearing a dress! It's kind of a boring dress. It's kind of like the dress I featured last week. But this time - THIS TIME - I did layering. This little blouse has, lately, become my go-to item to make high-necked dresses more interesting. In fact, the other day, I wore it with a red sleeveless dress, and then was fearful that I looked like a little girl in a pinafore on her first day of nursery. Apparently I didn't. Damn.


Dress - Closet at A|Wear
Belt c/o Matalan
Blouse - Matalan
Hat & Boots - New Look
Tights - Pretty Polly

It actually wasn't THAT cold. I mean, LAYERING. And for some of the photos, I wore this big ugly cardigan which I love because it's SO warm although ultimately too ugly to let it be featured in an outfit post but when I took it off, it was okay!

Maybe the hat was magical.

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13 comments

  1. I can't even read this whole post because I'm singing the whole of Complicated in my head. Damn you.

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  2. lol at the above comment, Iv been affected the same way! Love your hat by the way, I need to get me one of thoes. Check out my fashion , I have few hats in there too http://blog.yipiii.co.uk/fashion/

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  3. Lalalala, joins in singing.

    I like you in a hat. Wear more hats.
    Also, I like the snow.

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  4. Someone looks good in a hat! Love it!
    Sophie
    x

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  5. Wow, so much snow! There is none where I live which is probably better for getting on with life but everywhere looks far less pretty. I love your hat and dress here. x

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  6. Currently in a timewarp singing Avril Lavigne songs in my head. You look lovely in that hat, I've wanted a floppy hat for ages but just can't pull off the look without looking ridic haha, SO JEL.

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  7. U should be glad that u don't live here then;) I like your hair!

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  8. I hate snow as well.. I love the actually 'snowing' part but hate the aftermath... fell three times this week ... ouch!! love the outfit :)

    www.yanasdollhouse.blogspot.com

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  9. I hate snow as well, luckily we haven't had any up here. However it does make for pretty outfit photos like this!

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  10. I HATE snow, it just makes my life so inconvenient but I do live in a village in the middle of nowhere... You look fab though, I wish my hair was long enough to plait!

    Maria xxx

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  11. I love the snow but I hate it when it turns into slush, I tend to fall down a lot then! you look amazing in your outfit, I love your dress!! XX

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  12. What an amazing hat! I love the colour of your hair too!

    Stephanie
    ma-bicyclette.blogspot.com

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  13. Helloooo! Did you see I've emailed re my stuff AND sent the PP transfer. Get me. All organised and that.

    Drop me a note when you can - want to make sure it's all OK.

    Have a great weekend.

    Nicki xx

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