|I think the word we’re looking for is ‘bracing’.|
So. What to wear? I am not in a position to buy a new wardrobe (and let’s face it, buying denim cut-offs in July holds much more holiday promise than a waterproof cagoule at the back end of February). So, in true make-do style, I have promised myself that I will use this as an opportunity; I will wear some of the most neglected items in my wardrobe. And try not to horrify my grandmother in the process.
First off: footwear. For inspiration, I headed straight for the best: who did winter chic better than Ms Bradshaw? (stop groaning at the back – everyone’s allowed to play the Carrie card at some point in their blog’s life, surely?) I loved Carrie’s Paris wardrobe, which even managed to turn me round to over-the-knee boots. This look in particular is one of my favourites – white ankle boots, patterned dress and pink leather gloves all quirky touches to an otherwise chic and neat outfit.
|Cheer up, Carrie – at least it’s not Blackpool!|
Thanks to Carrie, I have decided to take… my vintage off-white shoeboots, purchased on eBay three years ago.
|Not scuffed…just previously loved!|
White?! Ankle boots?! I received many a look of horror when I bought these, and I admit they’re odd, quirky little things, but styled up right I think I can pull ’em off. Or as Miranda might say, “I love them they’re my thing, let it go…”
Carrie image from HBO website