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Spring has sprung and I’m welcoming it with open arms and bare legs haha! With the bank holiday weekend ahead, I’m hoping to get out and see family and friends outdoors and in line with the current guidelines. It feels such a treat to be able to make plans and socialise again albeit only outdoors for now however the one thing we can’t plan for or count on is the great Scottish weather. Fingers crossed it’ll at least be dry at some point to enable best use to be made of the long weekend and long awaited easing of restrictions. If it’s not I’ll still get out and about, wrapping up or dusting off my brolly if it’s mild. We’ve been cooped up far too long to let a little rain dampen our spirits.
This checked co-ord is one of many outfits I’m looking forward to wearing more as we move through Spring and into Summer. It’s simple but chic and extremely wearable as a co-ord or as separate pieces. The blazer is longline and a slightly oversized fit which I’m loving. I’ve got a similar blazer from M&S which I wore constantly last year through Summer and Autumn and that was the reason I couldn’t resist this one. I knew it would be a great addition to my collection as a standalone piece or with the matching shorts.
The shorts appear as a skirt from the front but shorts at the back which is a style I’ve always liked. I’m at the age now where I have the absolute fear about wearing short skirts and much prefer the comfort and practicality of shorts. Most of my skirts I wear regularly have hidden shorts built in however when they don’t I often stick a pair of neutral cycle shorts underneath. I’d much rather protect my modesty than risk it nowadays.
The large H&M tote will be joining me on many outings over the next few months. It’s a beautiful bag with delicate yet powerful design detail. It’s the ideal size for picnics in the park or a day at the beach, carrying all the essentials while looking pretty. It’s an absolute bargain at £25 and a great way to test the style of the Dior book tote without adding an extra 2 zeros to the price tag.