Last week I went to a friend’s birthday party. They aren’t in the blogging/fashion/craft circle I usually hang out with and normally I dress “down” when I see them. You know – where calm clothes – no clashing or bright colours, no mix-match prints. But last week I felt brave so I wore this:
Top and trousers – Clements Ribeiro at Evans
Shoes – Evans collection
Jacket – ASOS
Belt – custom made
Actually this outfit – although done by a few bloggers now – is a real brave step for me. There is obvious belly display but because the outfit is so comfortable – like wearing your PJs – I didn’t feel self conscious. I picked up both items for less than £20 in the Evans sale with added discounts from a couple of codes I had. That’s a £70 saving from the original £90 the items would have cost me full price! So I have may have broken my Evans boycott (I went 15 months and didn’t buy anything!) but it was totally worth it!
Also – at the party – no one battered an eyelid at the outfit – at least not to my face. Just goes to show you once in a while its worth taking the plunge.