So excited to be doing my first blog giveaway! This is all happening on Instagram over the Easter weekend so do please pop over there to join in. One lucky follower will be able to choose a pom pom scarf from the two below - coral or navy, both are absolutely gorgeous!
I have been slowly introducing some brighter spring colours into my wardrobe over the last few weeks. And changing my base colour from black to navy. I've not gone out and bought loads of new outfits (yet) but adding a new scarf or two is the perfect way to update things without spending a fortune. Plus we still need a bit of extra layering to keep the chill off at the moment and a lighter weight scarf is a good way to do that.
Here I am wearing the coral one with a navy blue silk blouse from Hush - it's a lovely colour clash combo as the birds are pink and coral! But I think that coral goes so well with navy blue.
And this is the navy blue one worn with a pink Hobbs jumper I featured on my last blog post - it is in the sale. I love the way the pom poms fall on the scarf - the trick to wearing the scarf like this is to hold it from a corner then drape it round - I will need to do an instastory on this!
Plus the new scarves I have will double as sarongs in the summer for my holiday in Sri Lanka! I used one of Sweet-Bea's lightweight scarves last year for this purpose and it was perfect as an easy cover-up and to use if I needed some protection from the sun. You know the one leg that is a sticking out from under the umbrella or has gone a bit red.
Here I am styling it with a navy blue bikini from The White Company (mine is last year but there are similar navy ones this year and they even have tiny pom pom detail too)! My trilby hat is from Marks & Spencer Menswear - again mine was last year but have a look at this one - I have a size small.
I am wearing the navy one here with a beautiful sky blue coat from Boden - I picked this up in their late sale a couple of years ago, I always try to buy expensive items like coats in the sale - Boden currently have a mid season sale on with up to 50% off so worth seeing if you can find a few bargains.
But I think this scarf will also double up really well as a sarong!
And doesn't it look fresh against the navy and white breton? This one is from French Connection but Boden have some in the sale at the moment. A breton is a perfect transitional item to take us from spring to summer.
And finally I wanted to share these pom pom garlands for brightening up your home! They'd look fabulous in a child's room or I am going to use mine in my 'she shed/gym' to make me smile on a dull day. They come in lots of different colours - baby pink, grey, white and turquoise and they are £16 less the 20% discount available all next week! The little fur heart key rings are really cute too - not too big and lots of pretty colours. These key rings double up as beach bag charms too!
To use my exclusive discount at Sweet Bea please put the code FAB20 in at the checkout for 20% off and free UK postage.
But don't forget to pop over to Instagram and join in the GIVEAWAY for a new scarf!
Diana Maxi Dress from Boden (now in sale), hat as before, scarf as before.
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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