OUTFIT | Trashy Diva turquoise florals
OK, so this whole “constant cardigan” thing is just starting to get embarrassing now, isn’t it? I mean, you know how some fashion bloggers do features where they’ll wear a week’s worth of dresses, or a month-long ‘remix’ challenge or something? I’m basically doing a year of cardigans, aren’t I? For no reason.
I HAD hoped not to have to show you this particular cardigan again for a while, but then again, I’d ALSO hoped that August would still be summer, whereas August itself had other ideas. It turns out August has always secretly wanted to be autumn, you see, and this year it finally achieved its goal, with the past couple of weeks being way, WAY too cold for the wearing of strappy sundresses without some kind of cover-up.
Not that this is a sundress, mind you. Actually, this isn’t even a DRESS, although it looks like one: it’s a cunning little top-and-skirt combo, which is just the best idea ever. I love the way it looks as a dress, but I also love the fact that I’ll be able to wear the top part with jeans/capri pants/other skirts, and I can wear the skirt with other tops. Like, I could wear the skirt with a Hell Bunny cardigan, say. And I could wear the top with… a Hell Bunny cardigan. And I will, and you know it. Actually, Trashy Diva themselves sell Hell Bunny cardigans now. It’s a one-stop-Forever-Amber shop, for sure.
For now, though, I’m wearing the two together (with a YOU KNOW WHAT), and I have just two more things to say about them:
1. The skirt has pockets: WIN.
2. The top has adjustable straps – and not the “bra strap” style ones with a plastic “slider” on them, but button-on straps, which you can choose a variety of different lengths for. As someone who spends most of her time in strappy dresses yanking the straps back up onto my shoulders, I really appreciate little details like that: they’re so simple, but they make such a difference.
Oh, and the colour also matches my shoes. You know how much I love a good match on the shoe front…