Thing of delight

Friday, October 28, 2016

how to wear the seventies in autumn
The countryside is so generous at all time of the year with it's beauty and on this occasion the autumnal backdrop just surpasses itself. Oh the colours and light! 
how to wear the seventies in autumn
As it happened, I got changed for a walk in 5 minutes flat after returning from a trip to the local recycling centre (the glamour) so had to go with instinct. These big old bootcut jeans and roomy blouse just sing out their seventies spirit. Somehow, I found the blouse in my stash of 'out of season' clothes and have no memory of owning it at all and was tempted to part with it in the most recent purge, but didn't quite. PHEW! It's a thing of delight.
how to wear the seventies in autumn
Such a gorgeous autumnal print, one which offers little colour so can't easily clash with anything. The silky material is comfortable and light to wear and lets the light shine through. Drapey sleeves with snug little cuffs and a lovely simple neck tie too. It's originally from Zara but I'll have bought it second hand through some channel.
how to wear the seventies in autumn
 It makes a nice change to ditch the skinny jeans a while.
how to wear the seventies in autumn

how to wear the seventies in autumn

how to wear the seventies in autumn
how to wear the seventies in autumn
In a childish way I still can't resist trying to hoist myself on low hanging branches, but on closer analysis I was dubious that this one was a good idea. So I just tried (and managed) to reach it. I'm too old to perish in a tree climbing incident. Freak falling branches is fine, but self inflicted happenings are no longer acceptable.
"She was just 31 so didn't have a true understanding of how her weight would snap that small branch and tumbled to her death, still clutching the bark. Her face still bore the expression of  I wonder if..."
how to wear the seventies in autumn
Are you running with the season?
Sophie

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2 comments

  1. Sheer autumnal fun and freedom expressed in these lovely pics. And who was this poor lady described at the end?

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  2. Looking good Sophie. Love the photos in your last 3blogs absolutely superb nature light and colours awesome :-)

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