Pencil, Pastels & Peg!

Skirt - Topshop, Jumper - Topshop, Brogues - Dune, Necklace - Katie Mullally, Nail Polish - Parka Perfect by Essie

Skirt – Topshop, Jumper – Topshop, Brogues – Dune, Necklace – Katie Mullally, Nail Polish – Parka Perfect by Essie

I’m not sure if it’s a rebellion against the dullness of January but I can’t seem to get enough of pastels at the moment (I’m also partly blaming Miu Miu’s S/S 14 campaign…). I picked up this turquoise (or ‘petrol’ as the website called it) leather pencil skirt and fluffy knit jumper from Topshop back in October and have been wearing them to death ever since! I always find Topshop very inconsistent when it comes to sizing, which is a shame as they had some really brilliant pieces for A/W 13, so I almost never tried on the skirt as I assumed, like previous Topshop pencil skirts I’d tried, that it would fit very oddly. Reader, it fitted like a glove (or at least a glove that gives you enough movement to walk and sit down in) and I’ve since bought an identical one in black.

Brogues - Dune, Necklace - Katie Mullally, Nail Polish - Parka Perfect by Essie

Brogues – Dune, Necklace – Katie Mullally, Nail Polish – Parka Perfect by Essie

I’ve teamed the skirt and jumper with my trusty Dune brogues, Essie nail polish in Parka Perfect and my Katie Mullally peg necklace. I love this necklace as it’s so unusual and it always picks up compliments whenever I wear it! I’m busy debating whether to invest in some New Balance trainers at the moment (another fashion ‘trend’ I was rockin’ at least 10 years ago along with dip dyed/ pink hair) and I think this pair from ASOS would go perfectly.

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