…. Mango? Nop!
…. Matalan? Nop!
…. Marks & Spencer. Nop!
…. MADEWELL. Yay!
Two successes from Madewell. Get in there Madewell! They succeeded where Mango failed for me this season. I loved the dark grey Mango jersey top which everyone pounced upon but which made me look like I had shoulders of an American football player. I loved this frills galore version even more but which was two inches too long and too too many inches too wide and made me look like a toilet dolly. But this little Madewell top seems to be a happy amalgamation of the two. Not jersey but a lovely soft cotton. Not as frilly but almost frilly. Girly but not dolly. I'm happy :o)
Madewell Memento top, Zara jeans, Topshop Koala espadrilles
Oh and did anyone spot the black and white leather espadrilles? Remember when I was going off my head trying to find some back here?
Mission finally accomplished! Topshop must have felt sorry for me and finally put out their Koala espadrilles in the black and white leather design which they should have done in the first place and would have saved me all that effort in tracking some down in this design. And for anyone interested in them, I'm sorry but they are sold out online - I think they sold out in 3 days or something like that but if you want the look and don't mind them in canvas, Pull and Bear do this pair which look really good.
And to add a bit of colour to the proceedings - I pulled on some loom band bracelets which I've just started getting the hang of. Slightly addictive. Hmmm. Who else is doing loom bands out there then? Fess up!
The sun wasn't too bright, so I lugged the tripod out again today. I'm getting quite good at setting it up now. Too bright and the sun shines in my eyes and I just squint at the lens. Not cool. And though I'm getting better, it takes a few attempts to get it right as I kept having to battle the clematis or I'd find that I'd cropped my feet out of the shots. I even managed to get a splinter from the fence - the things we do for photos eh?
Practice makes perfect
Last Note :
- Thank you again Joanna. You are naughty aiding and abetting but don't stop will you :o)
- The Madewell top is available from Shopbop if anybody in the UK is interested. I am wearing a size small (size 10).