Sunday, 30 November 2014

Summer in the Winter

coral skater dressboohoo skater dressquilted skater dress

Dress: £8 at Boohoo (only size 12's left)
Shoes: Newlook (similar here)

Because I just love pointing out my outfit flaws, check out the fake tan mishap on my hand in the first photo. I should have my own circle of shame going on! In my defence it doesn't look that bad in real life, I blame photoshop curves.

This dress is definitely a nod to the summer but sometimes it's nice to don something other than black on a night out in the winter. I was discussing something similar with my hairdresser the other day, people tend to dye their hair darker in the winter but I'm always t'uther way round and prefer to brighten things up during the dark days, anyone else the same? Speaking of darker days these indoor outfit photos are not working for me at all in that every photo looks like it's been snapped on a pound stretcher disposable, sigh.

This is completely irrelevant but yesterday I visited a "soft play" area with my Sister and Nephew, how do Mum's cope in these places? The cons definitely outweigh any pros, here are the things that left me shuddering/never wanting to go back.....

1. The stench. A delightful mixture of sweat and grease from the canteen style food.
2. The noise. From the screaming children to the screaming parents who complain at anyone if their child gets tripped or pushed, either will leave you with a headache.
3. The germs. Snotty kids touching anything in site and running around with bare feet.
4. The moral dilemma. Do you refuse to join in the frolics and cause upset to the child you're with? Or do you risk various infections for a smile?

If I ever have kids I'm going to have to come up with a plan to avoid these plasticy mazes of doom.


  1. This dress is such a lovely colour on you!
    Loved your thoughts on the soft play area and I'm definitely with you on this one! xx

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  2. Hi pretty lady! This dress looks gorgeous on you x

  3. This colour looks so pretty on you!

  4. Wow you look adorable! The dress and shoes are such a perfect combo!

  5. I'm all about coral, year round :) Such a great dress on you! xo


  6. What a very pretty dress- it's so feminine and classy :)

    And haha to the play area thing! I haven't been to one of those since I was a kid myself but I do remember in particular, the play area at McDonalds with all the little colorful balls- I was grossed out back then at the thought of all the kids being in there but I had too much fun to stay out! I would definitely do everything in my power to avoid kids from playing in areas like that.


  7. I am a fan of massively bright colours in winter too, I need something to cheer me up!

    Maria xxx

  8. I specially love the pink skirt. It's suitable with you, lady. You looks sexy, feminine and very beautiful in this outfit.To keep warm in cold days, you girl can put on a coat or jacket. Fur coats are best for this situation.

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