S T Y L E | Star Gazing … with WoolOvers

For disclosure purposes this is a paid collaboration with WoolOvers

“I like the night.

Without the dark we’d never see the stars …”

Grab your self a cuppa, light the candles and snuggle up on the settee. It is officially Autumn. Officially Jumper season.

As you may, or may not know, I am a big fan of WoolOvers ; experts in quality knitwear for the past 30 years . Just last month I was asked to choose and feature a couple of jumpers from their Autumn / Winter range on this blog. You can read the full post // HERE

Today by invitation of WoolOvers I am here again to introduce you to a couple more .

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STYLE | new beginnings and chunky knitwear

September always feels like a new beginning … a chance to start over again .

Forget January 1st my new year starts on September 1st as the trees turn from shades of green to burnt oranges and reds, the nights draw in and we bask in the beautiful ambiance of candle light.

We wrap up in cosy over-size knit-wear complete with fluffy miss-matched socks and beanie hats. ‘Bag lady chic‘ I like to call it.

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NFD – Nice Things at the Lakes all tied up in a Scarlett Ribbon…

I recently stumbled across  ‘Nice Things’ a label I had not heard of before. 

It was while I was browsing a beautiful  little boutique Scarlett Ribbon in Bowness on Windermere. While the scenery at the lakes is gorgeous, the view through this shop’s window delighted me equally as much!

scarlett ribbI picked a couple of things up to try and walked out with most of them! I think all the fresh air had gone to my head.

Folded bagFolded bag 2
imageThis bag gets lots of compliments.

You can wear it with or without its strap. Its woolly on one side and leather on the other and it folds over on itself. I love it. I actually picked this up and deciding it was maybe a-little over my budget I put it back down. 

Without my knowledge the boyfriend snuck it in with my other items and bought it for me. A lovely surprise when I got home and excitedly started unpacking it all.

Frog jumper

When I was younger I was obsessed with reptiles especially frogs. I have no idea why. Perhaps I actually believed one was my prince !!

This jumper practically leap (frogged) out at me and I had to have it. My boyfriend refers to me (FONDLY I HOPE)  as the ‘big green eyed frog’  That sealed the deal and it had to come home with me …

I styled it slightly different with my favourite denim shirt from Next , River Island jeans and trainers from Marks & Spencers for a smart but casual look.

tracey frogIt also comes in grey, though this wasn’t available in my size on the day, which is a shame cause I kinda like it too.

grey frogand if you like lots and lots of frogs on your chest , hows about this one? I do love a quirky Jumper.

little frogs(Below) One that I spotted on line and is on my wish list that doesnt feature frogs.

If your asking … then yes, I’m a dancing!

lets danceThese jumpers aren’t cheap, but they are a lovely quality. I have however yet to wash mine, so as they say – anything could happen. Especially with my luck, washing skills, temporamental washing machine!!. I will keep you posted.

I also picked up these little beauties which are by Ruby Shoo, Shoe Boot – Erica 

bootsIf I’m honest they caught my eye more or less as soon as I walked into the shop and although I did like them I wasn’t sure they were me? After prancing around the shop in them for a couple of minutes I decided that yes they were. I think they’ll look great with my dark jeans / a pair of cigerette pants I have. They are definately a shoe boot to be worn with trousers.

I’m not generally a fan of matching bags. It looks too ‘done’, but because of the unusual colour / pattern I took it as a fail-safe. I’ll probably never wear them together, but one can never have too many bags or shoes!

I also went on line (fatal error) and spotted these which I’m contemplating purchasing… They are soooo pretty and will look wicked with my dark slim fit jeans or one of my full knee length skirts for a more lady-like look.

SHHThough I can’t decide which colour. Jenna (Coral) above, and below Jenna (Navy / Green)

Decisions, decisions…

SHOREIf your ever in Windermere and have time I would most definatey recomend you call into Scarlett Ribbon. Its a hive of loveliness. 

As well as the gorgeous clothes they also sell interior nick-nacks, cards, paints and wallpapers. It’s a great little shop.

What do you think to my purchases? 

Yay or nay.

Until next time, Tracey x