This outfit consists of two sorely neglected items in my wardrobe which have been sitting there since last summer when i bought them. i fell in love with the idea of crop tops last year but it wasn’t until now that i actually have worn one! again, most people who deal out ‘fashion advice’ would
this outfit is really built around the dress, it has such a sailor girl vibe to it! us fatties are often told to avoid stripes but i personally have never cared for such fashion ‘rules’, so yay! fat girl in stripes points to meee 😀 i should really have worn red lippy with it but
i have been rather lax about outfit posts the last few months – in my defence, i went back to india for a while and did not have anyone to do outfit shoots with. however, not in my defence is the fact that my sister, who is a brilliant photographer, wanted to do a shoot
i was expecting the day to be a warm, sunny one but it turned out to be foggy and grey! i was most inappropriately dressed for it. this dress makes me so happy though! when i was 10 i had a dress in a similar colourway which i loved the shit out of. it was
Using fashion as a way of ‘writing back’ sartorially, so to speak, is one of the things I love most about dressing up. For instance, today I felt like a student at Cambridge in the 40s. Being an Indian woman, I don’t believe this could have been historically likely, but dressing like I could have,
i don’t remember if i have mentioned this before but one of my biggest inspirations is children’s book illustrations from the victorians/edwardians to the 40s, sometimes the 60s. studying children’s literature in an academic context as i have been doing means revisiting a lot of the books i read as a child. and so the
Or my Valentine’s day outfit. i decided to steer away from the usual cliches of red and pink and stick to something that i love. enter my vintage rothschild coat. now from what google tells me, rothschild used to (and still) always make coats for children. i can occasionally find one on etsy in a
on sunday morning, the boy and i hit the parks at cambridge (where i ran away to) where we shot pictures of my outfit from the day before. i was too shy on saturday to ask anyone to take pictures of my outfit, so the next day it was! i switched the brogues-that-killed-my-feet for my
on saturday i established myself as the worst fashion blogger in the history of fashion blogging at pluslondon when i essentially ran away from the evening party in favour of warm showers and footrubs, among other things. i had an amazing time during the day, though, and i only wish i wasn’t too tired to make it till the evening!
the point of this post is the coat. this coat is probably the hardest working item in my wardrobe (hence the title of the post, am i not clever etc.
having suffered from a complete and utter lack of people to photograph me (and not wanting to go the tripod and self timer route again), outfit posts have admittedly been very thin on the ground of late. hopefully this should be rectified soon! this is a pretty good example of how i have been dressing
this outfit reminds me of the 60’s so much! it’s probably the bright mustard yellow with the black peter pan collar – such mod colours! the tights are actually navy, although the pictures make them look the same colour as my black gloves. for me the combination of navy and bright yellow is something that