Helmut Lang blazer, Kate Sylvester top, Topshop superskinny jeans, Country Rd ballet flats (similar)
On heavy rotation. Mornings like today, where the wind is bitter cold, has had me wishing that I was snuggled up in bed with a warm cup of hot chocolate. These are the days where you layer on your warmest merino, two pairs of tights, and a big thick winter coat to block out any breath of cold air.
On other days, when winter seems much less harsh, I’ve been gravitating towards a few simple pieces in my wardrobe, of which a few are above. Heavy wool jackets, thrown over pretty silk blouses and skinny jeans seem to form the base of most of my outfits on days that I don’t choose to wear a dress or skirt. Topped off with a pashmina, a simple pair of ballet flats (or some sturdy boots), and I’m good to go, once I’ve thrown on my winter coat that is.
It makes me realise that the saying that we only wear 20% of our wardrobe, 80% of the time, is not far from the truth. It wouldn’t be hard for me to pick the 20 or so things out of my wardrobe that I tend to wear more often than not…