Family Heirloom

January 12, 2017

This year I got chatting with my mum about clothes as Christmas presents - a really terrible idea, but so tempting. Asking is a nightmare, and you always end up with the wrong thing. (No, a pair of 3-inch heeled black boots with zips and buckles is not the same a pair of flat Chelsea boots, why doesn't anyone understand my complicated shoe needs?!). My mum told me her own Christmas tragedy, receiving a jumper that was nothing like the one she'd asked for. Heavy and itchy, apparently it was only good for skiing. Out of interest I asked if my mum if she had another photos, to my surprise she pulled it out from her wardrobe. Plot twist: I love it.

While I don't think hoarding clothes is a good use of space, sometimes it pays off. Sometimes I get to inherit itchy 80's jumpers, which is pretty great (mystery stains and all).
wearing
coat and shoes//second hand    turtleneck and belt//mum's    necklace//Oh My Clumsy Heart    jeans//Weekday


This outfit is:
Organic
Second hand
Handmade

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3 comments

  1. This outfit is amazing, the jacket adds such an ideal pop of colour!
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  2. The Jacket colour is very much attractive and you look the ultimate cutey on this outfit. :)

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  3. I love the combination of the jumper and jacket. So lucky your mum held onto it! I find the present thing tricky too. I tend to hold onto clothes that I will never wear because I feel guilty putting them in the charity bag.

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