Hello! I've mentioned before that a lot of favourite wardrobe workhorses have worn out at the same time. Grr. They are:
1) narrow pegleg trousers (previous pair here, from now defunct Aubin & Wills. Having no luck replacing them)
2) blue jersey teeshirt, high-ish neck but nice drape and length (previous one here, 3rd pic down, from Reiss - might try looking there again)
But at least I have managed to cross the jeans off the list! I went with a friend to The Jeans Boutique in Bath* - an English regency town** great for shopping (see previous post here). I'd previously accompanied another friend who got some great jeans, with some help, and wanted some for myself. The chap in there was so helpful - he brought us armfuls of jeans and was very patient! It only took 30 minutes and both my friend & I left happy!
Links * & ** in case of interest only
I got these grey skinnies - a happy replacement (and perhaps more interesting than black - though I'd be tempted to get a pair in black if I can find them). The grey wash will stop me wearing them to work, which is good - I was wearing black skinnies daily in the deep-winter - which was quite boring. These are Lee Jade skinnies*. I tried them with winter ankle boots as well as flats, they are a good length.
*Amazon link, as Lee doesn't seem to sell direct, unlike say, Levis.
Some jeans I tried were VERY high-waisted, right up to my belly button. No thanks. These are a bit lower, but don't slide down over my rounded bum when I sit down ;-)
Don't know what I'm doing here, think the flash caught me off-guard. I also bought this 1950's pure silk rolled hem scarf - I needed a scarf (yes really!) with a bit of red in & also something dark against newly-coloured hair -
It has a fantastic geometric pattern and the rolled hem is white - a nice touch. I've linked to the vintage shop before - here is their webpage - the shop supplies costumes to filmsets! I love just going in and nattering about their stock. I have scored well therefore before with my Singapore Airlines scarf (scroll past Glasto pics).
So, only a few more items to restock then. I am cheered by the easiest jeans purchase in history.
Hope you are all having a good week? Anything on your A/W shopping list - workhorse replacement or otherwise?