BeeBee's 365 Challenge

for the little things that make me happy

Day 269: After a Fashion

on September 25, 2012

I know I don’t exactly look it, but I am obsessed with fashion, the prints, the cuts, how an item can change a whole person’s perspective.

I’m by no means a clothes horse. I know what I like, and find it hard to find those things as what I like aren’t always necessarily what is en vogue. I’m not the slimmest of Jims, however, I am much smaller than I used to be. At present I am 5’11”, and  a size 22/24 with a 32″ inside leg.

I have a waist, but boob wise I’m lacking (well I am if you compare me to my other female family members). So as I was saying overall I am fussy. I know what I like, now finding what I like isn’t always an easy business. Especially when you are not exactly stock size.

I love blogs of people The Wardrobe Challenge and Arched Eyebrow to name just two that are out there. They chart their adventures in fashion in a way I wish I could. They take photos of themselves looking amazing and you can see their confidence shining through.

At best, I just feel awkward. Autumn is here and Winter is looming. For me it is a season of functional clothes. Leggings and jumpers mainly – leggings are a substitute for tights as they are that bit thicker, and I tend to stay away from denim when it is raining as it takes forever to dry out again and I’m not having several costume changes a day.

For work it is leggings and jumper dresses… I’ve just ordered this one my Joe Browns and I’m rather excited for it’s arrival on Friday.

https://i2.wp.com/products.drct2u.com/content/images/products//vx/vx111/d02vx11150w.jpgThe plan is to wear it to death!

Next year, I expect more clothes, jewellery and make up driven entries to appear on this page.

 

21 Day Challenge Update: Another day under my belt, it’s starting to feel a bit easier and not so much of a chore.

Today’s Activity: Eating soup (or should that be drinking?) with a fresh bread roll and Hart of Dixie on the sofa.
BeeBee x

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