July 2018 archive

Honest OOTD – Week 2

Welcome to our second week of Honest Outfit of the Day.

Honest OOTD - Week Two

I cropped the image, again to hide wires and a discarded book to the right of the image.

From bottom to top, today’s outfit starts with some unnecessarily bright yellow socks. The photo doesn’t quite do them justice. Think highlighter pen. I do quite like them, but they are pretty lurid. They were part of a pack of similarly lurid coloured socks from Primark.

Then we have some dark blue jeans from Rocha John Rocha (Debenhams), I paid about £40 for these year before last. They are the only ones that I could find with a slight bootcut and that were not sodding skinny jeans. What is with all the skinny jeans? I have two pairs, they actually don’t fit that great and require a belt. They are nice quality though and fairly comfortable (aside from the fact they keep falling down sans belt).

The top is from Tu at Sainsburys, it is a sleeveless top in a sort of blue/green/grey with tribal style patterns. It is longer at the back than at the front which you can’t see in this picture. I love the length of this top, I always enjoy a top that is a bit longer in length. I got this top in a sale last year, I think it was about £5-7, not much at all and it is one of my current favourites.

I have not put on a full face of make up because I could not be bothered too. I threw on some mascara and combed my unruly eyebrows as I was popping out to the post office after taking this. I have put my hair up in my current go to style, dutch braid pig tails. This is always a good hairstyle to keep my hair out my face and looks like I have put in a bit more effort.

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Honest OOTD

OOTD for those who are not down with the Internet lingo is outfit of the day. The internet is littered with images of men and women, in fantastically put together outfits from Whistles and The White Company, casually draped across sun-drenched bodies with eyes hidden behind Ray-Ban shades, carefully posed on a beautiful doorstep in the posh part of town.

You know that it is one image of at least 75 that were taken. The best angle achieved, lighting, smoothed in post-production.

Nah.

So here we go, I have gone for the opposite. We have my honest OOTD for today, Tuesday 24th July 2018. In honest OOTD I will take one photo. Any changes made will be declared. So here you are;

Honest OOTD 24/07/18

I cropped the image to make it evenly framed, and to cut out the pile of headphones, chargers and pyjamas to the right. I also put up the brightness a tiny bit because it is dark in this room, if I open the blinds then I am back lit and come out in silhouette (although some might argue I am best viewed in this manner). This is a crap mirror, I should have cleaned it before the photo. If you can see me through the muck, today’s outfit comprises of some unshapely black slouchy trousers with elastic around the ankles. I got them from Sports Direct about 5 years ago. The elastic is unforgiving and they are slightly see-through in certain lights. I have teamed this with the first top I grabbed out of the drawer, a £1.80 green strap top from Primark.

It is hot at the moment. Like sweat in your eyeballs, skin blistering, muggy floppy hot. Hair is in top knot. Not even a top knot, that would suggest I thought it a style. I tipped my head upside down, and tied my hair out of my face. No make up. I haven’t even washed my face, although I have someone popping to the house to do some odd jobs in 10 minutes so I do plan to have a shower after they have left.

Perhaps I should have taken the photo then.

Hey but this is going to be honest. So there you go, our first honest OOTD. Because the Internet needs more of me without any make up on.

Distractions

It has sat feeling unloved, abandoned, kicking it’s toes in the dust wondering if I will ever return again.

It isn’t unloved, nor forgotten.

Just misunderstood and still figuring out who it is.

Perhaps the fact I am referring to it as if it were a living breathing entity is half the issue.

Unfinished drafts.

Time.

Excuses.

Tea.

RuPauls Drag Race.

This one is also a massive distraction…..

Reggie Cavapoo

I have been teaching him how to use instagram, go show him some loves Reggie Cavapoo

Suck it up. Let’s do this!

P.S. Thanks Paul for the nudge :o)