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My Style: Knee High Boots

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When my mother came into my bedroom and surveyed the 12 pairs of knee high boots lined up against the wall she commented that I had a lot of boots. This may be true, but I wear them almost every day in winter and I’ve been collecting them for a decade or more. I love…

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Wear a white shirt and raise awareness for Ovarian cancer research

Wear a White Shirt

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Today is White Shirt Day in support of building awareness for the silent killer that is Ovarian Cancer. It hasn’t got the same profile as Breast Cancer and they don’t even have an early detection test yet. Most of the time by the time it’s diagnosed the outcomes are less than favourable. Please buy a…

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My Style: Leggings

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As the weather has turned away from summer to autumn and soon winter, I reached for my  leggings as a staple part of my wardrobe.  I don’t do well in the cold, I’m one of those people who really feel it, so the crisp autumn mornings in Autumn call for a long legging, that I…

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5 Ways to Style a Skirt

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There are so many ways to style a  plain or lightly patterned skirt in a neutral colour and it works for so many occasions.  You may remember I mention wardrobe workhorses in this post about the 5 questions you must ask yourself before you next buy any clothes.  This skirt qualifies as a wardrobe workhorse…

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Real World Relaxed Style – Dress and a Jacket

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Another of our comfy casual relaxed style looks in the real world today – it’s a dress with a denim or casual jacket. This is a great one.  Unless you are young and can get away with wearing the double denim look, many denim jackets end up languishing in wardrobes, yet they are such a great…

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Real World Relaxed Style – Jeans and a Cardigan

Real World Relaxed Style – Jeans and a Cardigan

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Another Real World Relaxed Style post today inspired by my post on 10 comfy casual outfits you’ll want to steal, this one is Jeans and Cardigan, though as you may see, it has been adapted for various weather conditions! You can do it with a long or short cardigan.  With full length or capri jeans …

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styling skirt with a knit top

Real World Style – Skirt with Knit

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Many people think that the only easy and relaxed way to dress is to wear pants (trousers, not underpants for you people reading in the UK!). But really a skirt can be just as easy to wear (and I think more comfortable often) than a pair of pants.  I love a skirt made from a…

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What I Wore and Weekend Reading 3 March

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A couple of outfits from the past week – both would fit into the comfy casual relaxed style book! Maxi from Target and a tee from Boo Radley And then there are my nice Zara summer jeans in white with a cardi (weather has been warm then cool!) If you’ve ever thought about doing what…

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jeans and a sweater

Relaxed and Casual – Jeans and a Sweater

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Following on from my post of 10 Comfy Casual Outfit Ideas You’ll Want to Copy, I’m sharing some more real world examples of these outfits (I’ve shared examples of Leggings and a Tunic here).  Today it’s Jeans and a Sweater (or a Jumper as we’d call it here in Australia).   Now you may, like…

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Relaxed Style – Leggings and a Tunic

Relaxed Style – Leggings and a Tunic

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Not long ago I wrote a post on outfit ideas for all those times when  you want a relaxed and casual and of course comfortable style.  Now I want to share with you some real life examples of how you can interpret my outfit ideas! The first one is Leggings with a Tunic – and…

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What I Wore and Some Weekend Reading 21 Feb

What I Wore and Some Weekend Reading 21 Feb

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Casual Sunday in a Verily knit dress with a denim jacket. How gorgeous is this necklace?  It’s lace! (close up coming soon)  I got it off the Etsy Epuu which I wore with my cobalt blue target skirt and cami, and shrug from Jigsaw. Coolish day today and had a networking lunch to attend, so wore my…

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