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I bought these ankle boots in the Next sale a few seasons ago and just came across them in the back of my wardrobe.  I’m not very good with a heel for everyday but these are just the right height not to be annoying and the blue jazzes up my jeans and makes a change from my usual black or tan ankle boots.  Sadly they’re no longer available but you can find similar at Top Shop and Ash. I also think they’ll look amazing with this dress by Norma Kamali which is on my wish list for Spring. Stripes are going to be HUGE …

Mini Break

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Little Black Summer Dress

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Long Shorts

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I’ve had a bit of a blogging break over the summer, mainly due to the rubbish weather and the fact that I’ve hardly worn any of my summer wardrobe. At least we seem to have had a bit of an Indian summer and while I plan my first few blogs for autumn (think cosy coats and capes, slouchy sweaters and all things autumnal) these are a few of the outfits I did manage to wear when it wasn’t raining.

What I’m wearing:

Mini Break 1: Cardigan: H&M | Top: New Look | Trousers: Primark | Suitcase M&S | Bag: O Bag

Mini Break 2: Camisole: Primark | Skirt: Next | Sandals: Teva

Little Black Summer Dress: Dress: Top Shop | Bag: Next | Sandals: Birkenstock

Long Shorts: Shorts: H&M | Vest: New Look | Sleeveless Cardi: Betty Jackson.Black | Sandals: Birkenstock | Bag: O Bag | Watch necklace: O Click @ O Bag

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Having bought this sleeveless jacket in the Next sale last year I’m now spotting them everywhere and it’s easy to see why they’ve become so popular. When it’s still not warm enough to head out in just a t shirt (when will that be?!), the jacket without sleeves is the perfect solution. The tote bag was a freebie from Estee Lauder when I last stocked up on lotions and potions. I always try to time my purchases with an offer and this one was a roomy bag in bright summer colours together with a matching pouch full of Estee Lauder samples. Love it!

What I’m wearing: Jacket: Next | T shirt:  Religion @Topshop  | Jeans: Gap | Shoes: Next | Bag: Estee Lauder

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Since last summer I’ve been trying to change the way I eat by cutting out sugar and introducing more fat into my diet. Recently there’s been a lot on tv and in the press about eating this way and about how all the old advice on low fat food is basically wrong. This is one of the articles I read:

 http://www.redonline.co.uk/health-self/nutrition/the-rehabilitation-of-butter-and-full-fat-milk

It definitely works!

And my biggest motivation for going to the gym? New gym kit, obvs.

What I’m wearing: Sweatshirt: Illustrated People (@Topshop) | Leggings: Nike (@nextofficial) | Socks: American Apparel | Trainers: Asics | Water bottle: Black + Blum

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picstitch (3)Well, not a huge amount of shopping but a bit of browsing (and finding things for my Christmas wish list) and a lot of eating, drinking and gossiping. It gave me the chance to wear my new distressed jeans from Zara and another new sweater from @LazariClothing in Crouch End which is fast becoming my favourite local store for neutral basics.  The hand painted belt is by Marion Cheung who can be found on Facebook at Marion Cheung Fine Art Paintings

What I’m wearing: Jeans: Zara | Boots: Clarks | Sweater: Suzy D | Necklace: Top Shop | Coat: & Other Stories | Gloves: ASOS | Ring: ASOS | Hand painted Belt: Marion Cheung

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For my wish list: Letters of Note : Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience – Shaun Usher | As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of the Princess Bride  – Cary Elwes | Thank You for this Moment: A Story of Love, Power and Betrayal – Valerie Trierweiler | Fathomless Riches: Or How I Went from Pop to Pulpit | Not My Father’s Son – Alan Cumming

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Pinch punch… it might be the first day of October but I’m still hanging on to summer. Today’s summer-into-autumn trends: lace, tailored shorts, gold cuff and the ubiquitous birkies. And all high street.

What I’m wearing: Lace top: Next | Denim shorts: Next | Sandals: Birkenstock | Sunglasses: H&M | Cuff: Topshop | Earrings: Topshop