Pointy toe flat shoes for Spring

I am so glad that pointy toe flat shoes are back in fashion for Spring. My feet never looked very good in the round toe bally flats that have been so popular for the last few seasons. The reason for this is at 5’7″ and size 37 feet round toed shoes just look silly. They shorten my feet and can give the impression that I am about to topple over. Not a good look.

ABOVE; Collection of flats from Nordstrom. From top left Vivien snakeskin flat // Pastel pointy toe flat // Spot bow pointy toe // Laser cut loafer.

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Liven your wardrobe with accessories

Want to look more modern? Liven up your wardrobe with accessories. They help pull your wardrobe together and add sparkle.

Accessories extend the life of your classics with an inexpensive necklace or pair of earrings. It will help ring the changes and stretch your budget.

You can either choose classic neutral accessories as shown above. Alternatively be more adventurous and opt for a touch of this seasons on trend colours.

DETAILS FROM TOP LEFT CORNER: Grey leather bag Jigsaw // Grey resin stone cuff Jaeger // Leather canvas bag Jaeger //  Grey multi strand necklace Nordstrom  // Smoky agate drop earrings Nordstrom.

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How I adapt the new sleeve trend

How I adapt the new Bell sleeve trend. Never say never where fashion is concerned. At first I was not at all sure about the ever increasing trend for tops with elaborate sleeve detail. However I was ordering my new pair of exercise pants as I promised I would in my recent post Getting fit after a long break. Whilst I was on the MarksandSpencer site I thought I would have a “browse” as one does. This internet shopping can be very addictive. I find it helps to be disciplined and know what you are looking for before you start otherwise time can just disappear and nothing else gets done. On this occasion I got lucky and discovered two tie sleeve tops. I thought why not at least give them a try.

DETAIL IN IMAGE: Stripe Bell sleeve top MarksandSpencer (UK & US) // Navy wide leg trousers MeandEm last season similar. (small size only reduced from £165 to £82).

I definitely expected to find that they did not suit me and I would have to return them. But no!

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