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Outfit Post: Dotty For Polka Dots

Polka Dot, Summer, Red, Black, White

This time last year I wrote this post welcoming in August and getting excited for all my Summery plans! I’m a big fan of those “what will I be doing this time next year” ponderings, so exactly a year on this is how my August is looking.

In a couple of weeks my best girly friends and I are going on a road trip from London to Edinburgh to see this fella on tour! We’ve done this a number of times now and it’s always ridiculously fun. We get kind of a cabin fever that makes us totally insane and of course we’re hyped up on lots of sugar and wine and giggles ;) This time I’m hoping to put some plans in place that will make it easy for me to blog from the road; Four or five blog posts in a row (one from each day) which is a little daunting for me, but will be an excellent reminder of the tour if I can pull it off.

Polka Dot, Summer, Red, Black, White Polka Dot, Summer, Red, Black, White

Aside from that I want to take it easy this August. Last year was so much fun and I have some excellent memories and a fondness for August 2012, but sadly I’m not in the best state of health this year so I want to concentrate on getting fit, eating well and being in the best possible state to rid the evil illnesses from my body! I’m even cutting out caffeine, which is a terrible thought for me!! ;)
Hopefully though, it should give me lots of time to reflect on my wee business plan and decide which roads to take before the crazy Christmas shopping period hits. I want to be in a much better place come the new year, so I’ve lots of hard work to go.

Polka Dot, Summer, Red, Black, White

These photos were taken on a little romantic walk boyfriend and I took near my house. It was so much fun discovering a new nook just by taking a road I’d never been down before. This bridge and underpass are so kooky and hidden that I hope to eventually get the courage to take my own outfit shots here, alone. Eep! It’s a beautiful space for spending some time clearing your mind, too. Have you discovered any secret hiding places that you can go and have some me-time? Head out in your neighbourhood and see what you can find!

Polka Dot, Summer, Red, Black, White

Longline Vest Dress | old season Topshop (similar)  //  Polka Dot Blouse | c/o Oasap  //
Heart Print Satchel | Zatchels  // Fat Kitty Tote Bag | The Nosuch Disco  //
Apple Necklace | Phoenix Glass (+DIY)

 Loves x xx

 

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posted by onetenzeroseven in Fashion and have Comments (6)
  • Kelly Lelly

    Your blog is stunning. I love how you’ve set it all out.

    This looks like a beautiful work – you’re outfit is just gorgeous!

    Kelly || DayDreamsDaisyChains.com

  • Rebecca’s Emporium

    You are looking lovely sweet! :) I love your polka dots!
    And you have the new red Fat Kitty bag!!! I’ve been umming and arrring about getting one for ages. I’ve got the white/cream one, but I’m sure I can find a reason to get a red one too!

    Glad you’re enjoying yourself this August, looking forward to your blogging road trip! I’m off to Edinburgh soon too! :D It’s the place to be! And hope you’re feeling better too hun, I can’t imagine a Soph without tea!! xxx

  • http://www.drawingdreaming.blogspot.com/ Ester Durães

    aww this is so sweet! I love your heart print bag, so cute to keep the little things :)

    Ester @ Drawing Dreaming

  • http://onetenzeroseven.com/blog Sophie

    Thank you so much, that really means a lot to me :))

  • http://onetenzeroseven.com/blog Sophie

    Thank you my dear!
    I doooo, I love it! I like that it’s so bright red! A lot of tote bags are quite dull in colour so this one stands out so much!

    Hee, I’m looking forward to it too! Yay, Edinburgh! What you going to do/see? Any Fringe stuff?

    Oh, I still drink tea!! ;) Mostly it’s decaf though, bleurgh! But at least it’s still Yorkshire! I miss our daily chats, I must send you a message. Lots of love x xx

  • http://onetenzeroseven.com/blog Sophie

    Thank you! It’s perfect for little trips out :)