Autumn is of course the best season and I am Autumn’s child.
I was born to be swathed in rusts and greens and mustard yellows, to roll in the softest wool and twirl about in plaid. Lucky ASOS is kicking it out of the ballpark right now then, isn’t it?
I’m trying not to shop in the lead up to my birthday and Christmas but if I were to slip, I would probably drop the rent money on these absolute gems.
Love these pieces, that belt would be a godsend for many of my outfits, adding a funky new edge. Those studs, though.
That Pom Pom jumper! I am so tempted! Monki is such a cool brand and although they technically cater to ‘straight sizes’, a lot of their piece fit bigger bodies so I enjoy browsing both ASOS and their own website a lot.
These metallics are so special and would be great to take into the evening. And I really love the idea of shirt dresses but I’m concerned about how they might fit around my boob area. I guess there’s only one way to find out…
So those are the bits I’m coveting right now, good huh?
I’m addicted to ASOS as you all know. Most of what I buy is from there as, personally, I think their plus-size range which incorporates lots of different labels is generally a good one.
Sure, it can be hit and miss and sometimes you can be hard pressed to find anything you really love, but doesn’t that go with all shopping?
Anyway, I’ve got my eye on lots of nice things at the moment, some of which could be considered solid basics which pleases me. I’m a sucker for a good black dress or t-shirt I can just throw on some mornings and feel good.
I don’t know why I’m so attracted to those heels as I rarely wear them but they’re so cute! I may have already bought the dress… and the bag would add just a delightful pop of colour!
The skirt really looks like the school skirt I so hated as a kid but I think it would look great with a block colour tee tucked in (maybe coral?). I love the polka dots and the mac is a bit of a lustful piece but I can image myself spinning gleefully around in it during a (light) April shower.
Those pyjamas though! IMHO ASOS Curve do the best pyjamas ever, and I’ve already got two pairs. Will I make it a hat trick?
I really love the neckline on this body suit and have definitely already added the dungarees to my basket. I like the cuffed legs and the fact they’re made of soft jersey.
So these are the items on my radar for this pay day. I will allow myself a couple of pieces!
What are you digging this month?
Also, do you like to treat yourself come pay day – and what’s your favourite pay day treat? ❤
My idea of absolute bliss is coming home, slipping into a fresh pair of pyjamas (preferably something loose and in a jersey material) and lounging. Books, baths and some form of televisual treat will obviously ensue, as would one hopes, something delicious to put in my belly.
I’m not very sexy about the house, in that I’m not a negligee kinda girl but I think my husband is impressed nonetheless. And he better be.
I ordered the best pair of pyjamas last night and NGL, I can’t wait for them to arrive. Unfortunately, my ASOS Premier account has expired and I’m trying to prove to myself that I don’t need it (I totally need it). This just means I still shop as much but I have to wait 3-5 days for my items to be delivered for free. It’s quite thrilling really.
Anywhoo. I thought I’d share what my cosy heart has it’s eye on at the moment. I like doing the odd shopping post because it is a big part of my life. I do like to dress well (ish), even when I’m only sharing my evening with my boyfriend, Netflix.
Donut Print PJ Set, ASOS Curve £24 – These are my new pyjamas-to-be and I couldn’t be happier about starting our new life together. Will I leave the house again? Probably not. Valentine’s Heart Sleep Tee, ASOS Curve £18 – Slightly tongue-in-cheek and cute. I recently purchased my first sleep tee* and it’s a joy to bum around in, like the big nighties we had as kids. Plus it’s sooooooo soft I could die. T-Shirt and Spotted Trouser Pyjama Set, ASOS Curve £24 – This is a cotton set and it looks so fresh. Plus polkadots never tire, and that’s a fact. Valentine’s Heart Printed Leggings, ASOS £18 – These are totes adorbs and that’s that. Not a full set but these would be lovely under an over-sized tee, plaid shirt or nothing else at all *shocked face*.
All these picks are from ASOS which is standard. I did go on a hunt for cute plus size PJs elsewhere but came up pretty short. The majority were boring, not in my size or weirdly slogan-y. I mean why? I have to say I wish Missguided’s nightwear range extended to their larger customers (maybe it will) and New Look was just depressing. Not all fatties love butterfly print, y’all. Be better.
Lounge Jumpsuit in Marl, ASOS Tall £28 – I’m definitely not tall but what I wouldn’t give for this in a short-arse length! Looks so perfect for chilling out maxin’. Giant Spot Pyjama Set, ASOS Curve £30 – What did I just say about polkadots? And these ones are mahoosive. Nobody would ever lose you round the house in these puppies. Giant Animal Tee & Jogger Pyjama Set, ASOS Tall £26 – Another from the Tall range but how could I leave these babies behind? So good. Fleece Onesie with Ears, ASOS Curve £28 – I want this so badly but I know if I ever get it, that’s it for me and the outside world. Forever.
So that’s me and my ultra glamorous wardrobe plans. I will try not to spend the remainder of my wages on lounge pants.
What’s your hanging out routine? Are you pyjama person or do you keep it a little more sassy?
Apologies to the lovely ASOS models whose heads I cut off in the above images.
*I sleep in the nuddy FYI. I just can’t settle if I have to wear clothing 😄😄😄
It’s January payday today and boy has it seemed like a lifetime away.
But now it’s here, of course my eyes are on things I can purchase to make my life infinitely better (relax, this is mainly a fantasy thing, my credit card is staying firmly in my wallet for now).
The bulk of my dream items are from ASOS as is the norm but I’ve tried to branch out a little bit. While I was thinking about this post I kept stumbling across a lot of Valentine’s themed gifts so I’ve incorporated some of those for shits ‘n’ gigs, even though it’s not one of my favourite ‘holidays’.
Still, maybe a secret admirer will click on a couple of these links. You just never know. But to the goodies – what’s floating my boat during these difficult (and wet months)?
January is a very depressing month for many. For me it’s kind of okay because I’ve had extensive Hermit Training and don’t mind not seeing anyone but my husband for extended periods of time. I also have 78 unread books in a pile next to the bed so I’ll be busy, thanks.
That said, I do have to go to work like most other people and that means being near the internet and the January Sales which are there just to cheer us up, aren’t they? Nothing like instant gratification to fight off the New Year Blues, if only for the 15 seconds it takes to tear into the packaging and unearth our new friends.
I’ve been coveting quite a few things, how unusual for me, and here they are. Some things that are already in the sale or I hope soon will be, so I CAN RESIST THEM and feel VIRTUOUS.
All items in this post available via ASOS.com (but of course).
God I love this jumpsuit. This would be a very welcome addition to the work wardrobe, looks instantly smart and chic, and would rock with a bold, colourful statement necklace to offset the monochrome.
That dress! I’m not sure I’d feel comfortable with that much flesh on show in the office but I do feel my shoulders are one of my best features, so I could rock this in the pub feeling feminine AF. Lovely and a little bit ‘braver’ than my usual style.
These track pants are currently out of stock in my size but I want them so bad. Right now I live in gym gear after work, so these would add a much needed cool injection. Not that I care about being hot in the gym (just as well really).
I feel like I haven’t quite nailed the coat thing this Winter which isn’t such a disaster given that we haven’t had weather cold enough yet. I don’t think this tailored lovely is a very warm looking option but it is gorgeous. And I’ve got some great brooches that need showcasing, so…
Another one for the gym and isn’t it pretty?
This dress has been on my Wish List for a long time. I adore it. I like knit and basically, I just want it, okay?
I thought this was the whole set but it appears just to be the bottoms. You can get the top to match here. How cosy!
Another jumpsuit and actually, if I had to choose between this and the monochrome (above), I’d have a hard time. I mean look at it. It looks so finished. I love the zips, which add a real utility edge. Dreamy.
How hot is this? I’m not a roaming around the flat in a negligee type but if I was… I’d do it in items like this. SEXY.
And last but not least, on top of my Most Wanted List, this bad boy:
My boo, Tatty of Camelia Ophelia has this and I’m certain it would transform my life. I have big hair already but it has a tendency toward frizziness, especially in the windy weather. This could just be the thing to finally tame it. Image how chic I could finally be!
So there you go, there’s my impossibly superficial Sales Wish List. Of course, I won’t be purchasing any of this for myself because I’ve decided to take charge of my finances in 2016 and won’t be in a position to shop until at least April.
I’ve also decided to treat myself to the ultimate #selflove tattoo (it will be small and discreet), inspired by this post. Of course I will reveal all when the time comes but any spare pennies will be going towards that (my final, yet vital extravagance).
I’m serious about clearing my debt, but a girl can still dream, right?
UPDATE: I accidentally bought the stripey dress and the monochrome jumpsuit. They were ridiculously cheap (reduced further). Tatty made me do it! Ha. (What? It’s not New Year YET).
Now all I need is a new job that pays me more so I can treat myself to all these things because I deserve them. Um, I mean, I don’t really need any of these things so I’ll stop thinking about them immediately.