It's certainly been a long time coming this year! But finally we have had some better weather and I have been busy sorting out my summer clothes and putting away the last of the winter jumpers. That always makes me feel good, I love summer dresses and light tops and sandals. I do tend to buy too much of it though and with the English weather as it is, unless we are away for a hot holiday, there is a lot that doesn't get worn. Again in my effort to streamline my wardrobe a bit more I am being more ruthless this time. If I don't 'love' it then it goes.
It does mean I now have a huge pile of washing and ironing and another huge pile that needs to taken to the charity shop and a few bits waiting for eBay.
Here are a few outfits from this last week:
The top is new and is the Shell Top from Boden worn here with my French Connection white jeans and Pretty Ballerina navy pumps from The White Company. I wore this outfit last Wednesday for lunch with my parents in their lovely garden. And my Dad is always quite happy to take a photo for me!
On Friday I was meeting my friend in Marlow for a little wander around the shops and to have lunch at Cotes Brasserie. I wore my new outfit from Mint Velvet - top, jacket, and navy jeans with my Pretty Ballerina navy pumps again. I made a couple of small purchases during our shopping trip and will share those with you soon!
On Sunday we were invited to join my sister-in-law for a BBQ in her gorgeous garden. I wore my new Zara top - from their Basics range and just £25.99. It was great, I love it, I wore it with my Mint Velvet jeans and Gap silver flip flops. I buy these flip flops every year, they are so easy to put on and I like wearing them at home. After the BBQ we went for a walk with our Westies and watched a little bit of cricket on the nearby Common, all very English!
Hi, I’m Michelle and my blog Fifty & Fab is all about my journey into and through my fifties. I share style tips, health and fitness inspiration, I talk about my holidays and days out and I tell you about my beauty regime and my lifestyle. I hope you might pick up a tip or two and get some inspiration!
Use my hashtag on Instagram #beingfiftyandfab
I’d love to see what you are doing and with your permission, share some of your images.
Join my mailing list for regular updates and don’t forget to look at my social media pages too..
Subscribe to receive regular blog updates by email: