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Shopping – 41 year old style

Remember that day of shopping I had back in mid February?  The brilliant day organised by my husband that was also supposed to contain an opportunity to sit and read and chill out in a café that didn’t happen because I had to get back home by 4pm for his conference call and nearly had to leave at 2pm because he was held up in a casting call?  Well, I’ve now worn all the clothes that I bought that day, so here they are.

First up is one of the tops from Mint Velvet.  I do love this label and have done ever since I discovered them last year.  I have a beautiful top that I’ve worn on numerous occasions so I was keen to spend an hour browsing and trying on a few others.  As it turned out my moment to visit them happened after the panicked casting call phone call, so I literally legged it over, grabbed a handful of clothes and rushed into the changing room.  I was on my 3rd outfit when he texted to say everything was fine and I didn’t need to rush back……..so I retried some of the clothes again.  This is the first top.

The Mint Velvet top without cardigan

The Mint Velvet top without cardigan

This is the best pic of it without my cardigan on. It’s a lovely combination of greys and beiges and has a drawstring on the left side which can create a lovely asymmetrical line. Continue reading