Pink to make the boys wink…

This is the first of what will, hopefully, be a little stream of spring/summer styling posts. I’ve been planning these for a little while now and was excited to get going with them.

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If you follow me over on Instagram, and have watched one of my multiple rants on my stories, you will know that I’ve been laptop-less over the past month or so. My boyfriend, Matthew, was in the final stages of his dissertation when his laptop decided to crash and burn, so being the life-saver I am (aren’t I just so nice? Ha!), I let him use mine to get his work finished. I was more then happy to let him use it, but I was getting itchy fingers to get back on it and write something style based, especially with the changing season approaching.

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So to kick things off I’m going to talk about pink. I’ve had a love/hate relationship with this colour throughout my entire life. There is something about it that, as a teenager, completely repulsed me. When I was 14/15 I was headed towards a pretty goth themed rebellion and the idea of the colour pink gracing my wardrobe was a big no no. I think, as we all do at some point, I was at my most rebellious then, a period in which I shaved a large chunk of my head and dyed my naturally blonde hair black… We all go through that phase right?!

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As I’m getting older I’m realising that quite a large chunk of my wardrobe is made up of colours I never would have worn a few years ago. My relationship with colour is getting better as I start getting to the age where I no longer give a shit about what people think.

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Moomin t-shirt – Uniqlo, Corduroy Trousers – H&M, Boots – Dr. Martens

I am completely loving all things pink at the moment, quite a bit of my spring wardrobe is turning into that shade and I am not complaining. This Moomin t-shirt from Uniqlo is my latest little addition to my growing pink-themed collection and I bloody love it. It is a steal at £12 and I’ve just spied a black version that they’ve got too and I might just have to purchase that one as well…

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These cords have been one of my winter staples which I’m excited to take forward into spring. They are so comfortable and surprisingly go with quite a fair bit of my wardrobe, which makes them a really good alternative to jeans when I’m trying to avoid denim. I’m on a mission to wear jeans less than I currently do, so these cords do help when I’m stuck for inspiration.

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So there we have it a little post about this outfit and the colour pink. I think you’ll probably see quite a lot of this colour palette over the next few months, if you don’t like it then I can only apologise although I won’t take anything on board, the colour is here to stay I think…

Thanks for reading,

M x

 

2 thoughts on “Pink to make the boys wink…

  1. Penny Osborne

    Looking gorgeous as always X I just realized that I have no pink clothing !! It’s funny how stuck we become in dark and dreary colours , I seem to live in Black, grey and olive green . Maybe I will be brave and get some colour this spring x

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