Saturday, December 6, 2014

New Favourites November: 5 Things I Loved This Month

Since my post about things I'd bought/loved in October went down so well, I'm doing a November version too! We'll see if it turns into a regular feature- nothing about my blogging habits is regular at the moment, so let's not make promises that can't be kept!

CLTT: Things I loved November
Jumper- Marks & Spencer, Boots- ASOS, Gloves- Mountain Warehouse, Watches- Both ASOS

1. Boots
I stalked and stalked these boots on ASOS and somebody must have returned a pair in my size, cue frenzied purchase. They really are ankle boot perfection, just which they were a touch wider on the ankle. Hashtag chubby ankle problems. I was a tiny bit disappointed that after the first wear, the rubberised finish on the heel had worn away almost completely at the edge, but after contacting ASOS, they offered me a little discount since they couldn't be replaced, and I promptly went and had them reheeled locally so I can stomp to my heart's content.

2. Warm Jumpers & Warm Hands
The jumper was a purchase back in September, I walked past it in the Marks & Spencer outlet at Warrington having only gone in to help T pick some new shirts, given it was reduced and cost approximately £20, I couldn't say no. It's soft, pretty and just the right level of slouchy without being a dress.

I have a whole post dedicated to reviewing the gloves pictured and another item I recently purchased from Mountain Warehouse, but I couldn't not include them, because they're saving my hands from falling apart now the temperature has dropped outside.

3. Watch! 
I saw the black watch, and for whatever reason couldn't let it go. I ended up purchasing it as an easy to wear watch for day or informal evenings. It was expensive, but I'm glad I bought it (it's the little things). The rose gold one is another ASOS job from a sale a couple of months back (yeah, I've been a bit hooked on their gear lately), and is a bit more delicate and feminine than my usual taste.

ASOS Watches
Watches, both ASOS

4. All the pretty knickers 
I won a Triumph voucher recently which was most welcome having had to chuck out no less than 3 busted bras in the week prior. My love affair with the Rosie for Autograph silk underwear for Marks & Spencer also rages on, especially when it has 20% off.

Triumph close up lace underwear
Lace set, Triumph. Yes that's as much as you're getting.

5. On the buses
I've never been especially drawn to Cath Kidston before, but on a somewhat desperate search for new PJ bottoms, I decided these were kind of cool and then got excited when they were discounted the day after I shoved them on a saved items list, and couldn't leave them behind when placing another order. On a side note, why, at a measly 5ft 5" is it so hard to find PJs that are long enough and that don't shrink?! What do you tall people do?

Cath Kidston London Bus Pyjama Pants
PJ bottoms, Cath Kidston via ASOS

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