Sunday, 11 December 2011

These Boots

Dress - People tree
Cardigan - Knitted by my great aunt for my mum in the 70s
Hat - Made by my grandmother
Necklace - vintage, gift
Boots - Vintage, Charity shop

Listening to - Spiraling - The Unthanks 

To me winter dressing generally consists of wearing as many layers as possible, which means it's a bit tougher to stay stylish piled under jumpers, scarves and coats. The one thing I really get excited about is wearing boots! I think boots are my favourite shoe generally, and I tend to add a new pair (or two) each winter. I found these very bright purple Chelsea boots in a charity shop for £7, and although they are a little big, I kind of love them already. I am quite fussy with boots and only like pull on or lace up ones, so Chelsea boots  and dessert boots are my current favourites. The dress is a little short for my liking, but its very well made and People tree are a great ethical fair trade brand. It makes me happy to know my clothing comes from such a responsible source. I can't believe it's been a month since my last post. Since then I've had a birthday and been to Bruges for a short holiday. A lovely city but very cold when we were there. I really enjoyed walking everywhere and sampling plenty of the local beer and chocolate. Now Christmas is closing in and I'm trying to fit in some last minute Christmas shopping around all the other festive activities.


  1. I love the purple boots, they're so unusual and pretty!
    From Carys of La Ville Inconnue

  2. SUPER boots. Around this time, I add coats and jumpers. Think I should switch to boot buying. :))

  3. Honestly, every time I come here, I am bowled over by what you manage to unearth in charity shops! Those boots are fantastic - and I'm sure the possibilities are endless with them too. Your cardigan looks super cosy. Lovely!

  4. I can't believe your boots cost only that! It's amazing! They have the most beautiful color!

  5. Oh the art of layers! You master it quite well.

    I love the socks poking through the beautifully colored shoes.

    you are a star miss dandelion girl :))))

    sending you happy spells

  6. these boots make me happy. what an unexpected color, a nice change from basic black.

  7. I can see why you fell in love with those boots. Th color is brilliant and I love that they are a bit stretchy. Very cute.

  8. LOVE the boots, that is such a good find