Never have I ever looked so windswept in my life! You could almost believe the grey background here was a blustery lake, rather than a construction site next to Morrisons car park. ;D
Unfortunately this OOTD turned out as more of a TASOTD (that’s ‘top and shoes of the day’ to anyone wondering), as you can’t really see the shape of the skirt very well, which is a shame seeing as it’s a cute flowy shape. Again, I blame the wind. I knitted this top last summer and today was its first outing of the year; I still really like the shape and fit so I’m hoping to wear it on many more occasions in the coming months. I barely included any ‘features’ other than rib and rows of eyelets along the sides with this one, as the detail is all in the unusual shaping and construction around the neckline and shoulders.
Having a mum who wears similar size shoes definitely has its benefits! This New Look pair are really comfortable and I love how they lace up tightly.
Last weekend a lovely lady that I was chatting to at the bus stop offered me a 2 for 1 cinema voucher that she wasn’t going to use, so yesterday Dan and I made the most of it and went to see The Book Thief. The kindness of some strangers, ey? I won’t spoil it for anybody who hasn’t read/seen the story yet, but I will say it was brilliant, if extremely sad! It totally counted as History revision for me too. 😉
Tonight’s #lbloggers topic is blog/life balance, which will be especially relevant to me at the minute as I’ve had a busy weekend and have a jam-packed week ahead too. My prediction is that planning ahead and organisation will be mentioned many a time! See you there 😀
lily kate x
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Alice Evans16th March 2014 at 7:49 pm
Looking lovely Lily! x
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lily16th March 2014 at 8:16 pm
Thanks Alice! I’ll definitely check it out – I love Topshop makeup!
Chloe16th March 2014 at 8:02 pm
That top is so lovely! I cannot believe you made it. I wish I could knit. I mean, even if I could, I would never be able to make anything this beautiful, but maybe a nice scarf, eh?
The whole outfit seems like it was lovely – the boots + the fishnets are fab, and what I can see of the skirt it’s one of those really nice flowy skirts with good movement. Plus, great colour!
The Book Thief hasn’t gotten too much attention here in America, but I’d really love to see it. Movies set in wartime are always really touching to me, because of all the constraints that war puts on a person’s life and freedoms.
lily16th March 2014 at 8:14 pm
Thanks Chloe! I’m sure you’d be able to knit all sorts with practice, but scarves are the best place to start!
I think the skirt would fit well with your style too, from what I’ve seen on your blog! It’s a maxi but with a slit so it moves beautifully in the wind.
I definitely recommend The Book Thief – no matter how much you read about the harshness of life in wartime I think it’s still shocking to see it visually represented.
hayley-eszti16th March 2014 at 10:11 pm
You are so gorgeous! Amazing hair, and I love the outfit. Great blog 🙂 x Hayley-Eszti
Joana17th March 2014 at 12:31 am
You look gorgeous 🙂
Karis17th March 2014 at 9:41 am
i love this outfit! your style is gorgeous x
lily23rd March 2014 at 8:25 pm
Thank you Karis!
Matthew Pike17th March 2014 at 1:35 pm
The chat was hard to keep up with last night, a good one though!
Mat @ Buckets & Spades
lily23rd March 2014 at 8:26 pm
Wasn’t it just! They get quicker every week!
Leah Symonne17th March 2014 at 7:48 pm
These pictures look fantastic! You’re gorg & your blog is amazing! 🙂
x leah symonne x
lily23rd March 2014 at 8:27 pm
Thank you so much Leah!