Tuesday, 24 August 2010

Housey legs

Hi, everyone, I'm back! Did you miss me? I missed blogging terribly, including writing and reading other peoples. I'm trying to catch up with posts and commenting but there is an awful lot I missed! Anyway, it sure feels good to not have to worry about work and I'm glad I can finally get back to blogging properly! I only have a viva left on September 10th and then I properly finish my masters and will never have to write an essay again. Unless of course I do a PhD but that's a different story! Now that the stress is over I can stop dressing like a slob. For a few days I managed to look like myself but by Sunday I was a full on trackie bum, baggy tee library slob!

Now that winter is fast approaching I can dig out my beloved tights, knits and deep colours. I love AW because I love dressing up in layers, hats, scarves and woolly clothes. There's nothing nice then get cozy on a cold day with a steaming hot chocolate. I wish it snowed more in London, makes winter even more exciting an gives you the excuse to wear silly hats and matching gloves =)

So, get ready to see my extensive collection of tights. I have a box full of them at the bottom of my bed in many different colours, patterns and styles. First out of the box is a beloved pair of Henry Holland tights complete with houses. I love his collection for Pretty Polly, the colours and styles are so much fun but my only criticism is the fact they tear so easily. I have already torn 3 pairs so replacing them is no cheap job! Since last year I must have spen £100+ on Henry Holland tights which is shocking!!!

Jumper, skirt and bow from Topshop
Tee from H&M
Pumps from River Island
Tights from Henry Holland

I love how the black houses look like they've been drawn on your legs, possibly one of my favourite pairs! I also like the clash of the checked skirt with the stripy tee. Another thing I love about winter is how it seems easier to clash patterns and colours, must be all those chunky knits and snow accessories! Winter = colourful tights too and thus my Gossip Girl obsession grows. FYI series 4 starts on 13th September!!!

You may have noticed my blog appearance looks different, well I changed it by mistake and can't get it back to the original layout! However, I have downloaded a photo editing tool and re-discovered my old photo bucket account so I think my pictures will be much bigger. Bear with me for a few days before I get the layout and everything right because I don't really like it at the minute. Back in the days of myspace I used photo bucket for editing my home page where I knew a lot about html too, not sure what happened cos as I've mentioned before I have no clue about that stuff now but I am slowly learning.

Besides from all the techno rubbish, what are you guys looking forward to wearing this winter?

Just remembered the Great British Bake Off is on tonight x

8 comments:

  1. your tights are fabulous girlie!
    i really like this whole outfit, and i have been ebaying tartan skirts and shorts all day as i really want some for autumn!
    belle xxx

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  2. Fab collection but - wow! - £100 on HH?! That's a serious commitment! xx
    http://www.weshopthereforeweare.co.uk/

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  3. these are fantastic...i love tights...so many variations

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  4. wow your style is totally unique!

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  5. The tights are cute! To be honest, I thought a house print was very weird but they look nice. I have the faux-stocking ones and the alphabet ones (err, somewhere at least) but the stockings ones are full of runs. I kind of like that, though!

    ▲ WOLF WHISTLE ▲

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  6. I love henry holland tights, but they do rip so easily! I bought the "Wanna Party" ones and wore them on a night out, I've never heard the phrase "Wanna party on my face" before but it certainly put me off wearing them again.

    Fashion Stereotype

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  7. the blue bow is super cute! :D

    CLIFF from http://cropcripcrop.blogspot.com/

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