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  • OOTD: A Day in the Sun

    Last week, Aberdeen actually had some great weather for a change so I had to make the most of it while I could.

    Prior, I had worked a draining nine hour shift at work and having started at 5am, all I wanted to do after work was sleep but I’m glad I pushed myself through the tiredness as I had a lovely day catching up with my close friend, Ryan.

    We decided to take a walk to a nearby park by the river. We’re so lucky to live close to such a lovely place.

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    After a long day, I wanted to throw on something quick and comfortable so this is what I chose to wear.

    Top – This ribbed high neck top is from Primark. Although I’m not sure of the exact price, I’d say it was roughly £4. An absolute steal! There was a range of colours and is exactly what I need for my summer wardrobe. Cheap pieces like this are perfect for taking on holiday and it won’t matter if you ruin it with suncream.

    Jeans – These are cropped Leigh jeans in a light denim  from Topshop. These are a staple for my spring/summer look. They are mid-rise which is not a style I tend to wear anymore but I will never not love these jeans. I have had these for several years so unfortunately Topshop no longer sell this exact pair. However, these are the same style in a slightly different denim. You can pick these up for £38.

    Bag – I’ve spoken about this Karl Lagerfeld bag in previous posts. If you want to know where I got it, you can find out here.

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    Shoes – These slip-ons are from Matalan. . When these came back in fashion last year, I jumped right on board. Did anyone else live in checkerboard slip-on Vans? Throwback to my 15 year old self.  This pair has a crocodile pattern and are very comfortable. Instead of forking out £52 for a pair of Vans, why not pick these up here for only £10. You can also purchase these in a nude pink.  

    After a lot of photo taking, we decided to have a little fun cartwheeling and doing handstands. I felt like a kid again. 

    …even though I’m not quite as good as I used to be.

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    The aftermath of a failed handstand

    If my spring/summer is anything like my day in the sun with Ryan, then I am in for a great time.

    Do you have any spring/summer staples?

    Thanks for reading,

    simplykirsty

     

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    10 Comments

    1. Juliet | Not Capulet
      May 16, 2016 / 9:38 pm

      I love that bag! I’m also very impressed that your topshop jeans have lasted so long. I’ve owned two pairs in my time, and I wore them both to death so they didn’t last more than a year! xx

      • Kirsty Jarvie
        May 17, 2016 / 8:56 am

        Most of my Topshop jeans only last me a year or so. I’ve been pleasantly surprised with these! X

      • Kirsty Jarvie
        May 18, 2016 / 6:18 pm

        thanks!

    2. May 18, 2016 / 10:29 am

      Aw this was a lovely post! Love your bag and style! Bervin x

      • Kirsty Jarvie
        May 18, 2016 / 6:17 pm

        Aww thanks, lovely! x

    3. cattynattybeauty
      May 20, 2016 / 3:55 am

      I nominated you for the Liebster Award! Theres more information about it on my blog. 🙂
      Cattynatty.com

      • Kirsty Jarvie
        May 20, 2016 / 10:03 pm

        Aww thank you, I look forward to completing it 🙂 x

    4. glowwgirl
      May 27, 2016 / 7:06 pm

      Love your shoes! x 🙂

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