A few weeks ago, in March, I went to Krakow in Poland. First visit and first time in Poland. We went earlier in the season due to the dates working out for our friends, but it did mean the weather was possibly going to still be quite cold. In fact it wasn't as bad as expected but I did have to make sure I packed layers as well as the ever-elusive capsule wardrobe.
We had an amazing time and absolutely fell in love with this medieval city with it's history and culture. In this post I will show you what we did and what I wore.
Happy Easter everyone! What are your plans? We are home this weekend, seeing family on Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. Let's hope for some decent weather. One thing I always talk about on my blog at Easter is the final wardrobe swap from winter to spring / early summer - not quite ready for high summer yet though but we have two early holidays this year so I am already planning summer dresses and bikini's.
And I'm excited to be collaborating with my favourite online scarf and accessories store again over the Easter weekend - with an Instagram giveaway and a discount code for my followers. A pretty summer scarf can brighten and update any outfit, introduces a pop of colour and can add an extra bit of warmth for our unpredictable weather or of course perfect to double up as a sarong on holiday too.
Back in March I was invited to attend the Spring / Summer range launch with Vionic Shoes, my new favourite shoe brand - is there any other!? These are comfortable shoes - but they are also very stylish shoes. And with spring now firmly on its way, I am loving the slow move from boots to trainers and being braver with wearing skirts and dresses with trainers too - there is nothing stopping us women over 50 embracing the trends too.
As I started writing this blog post we were still enjoying very unseasonal, very warm weather and it is glorious and I love it! February is of course a shorter month and for that reason, and as well as it being between seasons, I chose it again to do a No Spend month ... last year I blogged about it every week, this year I decided to update you at the end during my being fifty and fab post.
Well my sole aim was to reduce the number of deliveries and new items of clothing arriving into my wardrobe and for the most part I did achieve this as I have bought far far less then I usually do. Last year however I was more committed than this year - a few bits have sneaked in, I had a voucher for The White Company that I put 'towards' a couple of items and I have ordered a scarf from Sweet Bea and a new top from The Wendy House (neither have arrived yet)!
Welcome to Fifty & Fab, a lifestyle blog celebrating women. I am a blogger with a passion for writing about style, beauty, health and fitness with a focus on the over 50's. I am based in Marlow but work across London and the South East.
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