On the Run – A plain outfit of Cos, Hobbs and LK Bennett with a statement silk scarf.

You know sometimes you just have those days when you wake up and think “Oh hec, what I am I going to wear today?” Well, I had one of those this morning.

As I knew that I would be in the shops styling all day, flat comfy shoes were a must.  The rain ruled out dresses and skirts, which only really left trousers.

Having worn my spotty trousers yesterday, my Zara textured (for want of a better word) ones the day before and ruling out chinos and jeans on the basis that they weren’t smart enough, I headed for my faithful (and now nearly on their last leg) Cos trousers. I swear that they are getting tighter by the day – they must be losing their elasticity. Or something.  


Oh flip, so what to put with the trousers. There are several sayings I have in life. The first is: “If in doubt do nothing.” It’s an absolute gem when it comes to making difficult decisions but doesn’t really apply when needing to get dressed in a hurry in the morning.  So, I reverted to another favourite saying of mine: “Keep it simple.” Yep, I liked that for today. So it was head to toe navy, including the bag, with the addition of one statement piece, which was a Hobbs silk handpainted scarf.

Impressively, the photos were taken by the munchkin before school. I had to laugh – she holds the phone so near to her eyes when taking a photo that she goes cross-eyed. It’s very funny to see.

As for silk scarves, I only have this Hobbs one and the Hermes one that I bought from the Buy My Wardrobe event, but it was really nice to wear for a change.

Our son has returned from his trip to Wales with school, utterly and totally exhaused.  We had one of those special moments when he arrived back. His sister threw her arms around him and said “I love you Fred. Come and see how much my snow [sun]flowers have grown.” And she led him by the hand into the conservatory to take a look.

Today’s outfit: Cos trousers and top, Hobbs shoes and scarf, LK Bennett bag


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