Leaves and Barkcloth

Frocks and Frou Frou Frocks And Frou Frou Frocks And Frou Frou Frocks And Frou FrouDress: Sohomode

Shoes: Edward Meller

I love autumn – it’s definitely my favourite season of the year. I love the bite of cold air after a hot and sticky summer, I love watching the leaves turn, and I love autumn clothes.

This is my brand-new dress from Sohomode, and the colours are so totally perfect for this time of the year. Burnt oranges, chocolatey browns, my favourite mustard and russety red.

It goes with pretty much every cardigan in my wardrobe, but today we had a last gasp of summer, allowing me to wear it sleeveless, and show off the beautiful piping around the shoulders and neckline.

Frocks And Frou FrouIt’s made from a vintage barkcloth – a fabric with a little bit of texture and weight, and the fabric’s a  really unusual cross between a floral and a paisley.

Knowing my penchant for skinny belts Louise made the belt slightly thinner than usual with the same ribbon piping.

Frocks and Frou FrouAnd of course there’s the wonderful, wonderful pockets, and the deep-v feature back.

Frocks And Frou FrouThis is my, umn, umpteenth Sohomode dress, and they’re always a favourite in my wardrobe. They’re beautifully made, and endlessly flattering.

Louise’s shop has been offline for a while, so it’s wonderful to see her making dresses again, and here’s the super exciting thing: She’s offering 20% off until the 31st of March, with the code CELEBRATESPRING. It’s not an offer that’s likely to be repeated, so if you’re tempted at all you should snap one up right now to avoid missing out!

All The Good Things

Frocks and Frou Frou Frocks and Frou Frou Frocks and Frou Frou Frocks and Frou FrouTee: Heart On My Fingers

Skirt: Target (similar here)

Shoes: TUK (or available here on sale in black)

So close to naming this post “Cats, Boobs & Tea”. SO close. Because, boobs, amirite?

This fabulous t-shirt is available in unisex sizes, so (silly me) I sized down, and the result is… pneumatic, to say the least.

I love the design though. Love it. Cats, books and tea are three of the best things in life (along with long hugs, the smell of rain, and chocolate), so I couldn’t resist this top once I saw it. It’s been on my wishlist since last year, and when my brother gave me an Etsy gift card for my Christmas present I finally snapped it up.

It’s made of a lovely soft worn-in fabric with plenty of stretch (obviously). Despite being a unisex fit the sleeves aren’t wide and flappy, and the shoulders aren’t too wide. In retrospect I should have trusted the seller and ordered according to measurements. To be honest, I’m severely tempted to order another in the larger size.

Frocks and Frou FrouWhen I first spotted the tee I knew I wanted to team it with a full black skirt, and I do really like it with this one from Target.

The shoes though… let me give you a close-up on the shoes:

Frocks and Frou FrouShoes: TUK

Adorable cat shoes with a wearable little heel, in my favourite, plummy colour (it’s finally back in style this season, thank God).

They’re from UK brand TUK and they fit my wide foot comfortably, plus the little heel is perfect height for walking. If you’re finding the burgundy velvet just a little bit too baroque you can also find them (on sale!) in a black suede.