Getting dressed: Winter Jumpers

December 17, 2013


It’s taken 28 years, but I think I’m finally at a place where I feel happy with the clothes in my wardrobe. I know what I like, I know what I feel comfortable in and I know what (I think) looks good. I try to steer away from reverting to my ‘mumiform’ (more on that here) and I really have Gap to thank for sorting all my basics out in their sales. I love the Gap sale more than anything.

My current obsession is jumpers. I throw on my jeans or trusty Gap skinny pants or jeans, a nice jumper and my leather jacket. A pair of boots or my favourite trainers and boom, I’m done. My absolute favourite jumper is anything in grey marl: at last count I had five and I will keep going until I am bored of grey marl (I’ll never get bored of grey marl). Grey marl grey marl grey marl!

A recent discovery of mine is the boutique Feather and Stitch in Richmond and online (see the interview I did with founder Fiona Sanderson over at Mama). Up at the top I’m modelling their Des Petits Hauts Kirsh top: it’s all fleecy on the inside and so cosy. Here are my current favourite sweaters from their collection:



From top left: 360 Jack Sweater, £215. Des Petits Hauts Gunter Sweater, £108. Des Petits Hauts Azia Sweater, £99. 360 Jules Sweater, £189.60 (Father Christmas, if you’re reading, this is the one). 

And some from the high street:



Grey Sweater, £9.99, H&M. Boatneck Sweater, £22.99, Gap. Sweater with pearls, £35.99, Zara. Skull Sweater, £7.99, Gap.


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  • Reply Deepa Mistry (@deepamstry) December 17, 2013 at 2:43 pm

    Man I always fall for the most expensive things, I LOVE that 360 sweater, grey marl and yellow is the best combination.

  • Reply Adele December 17, 2013 at 8:21 pm

    I love the jumper you’re wearing!!

  • Reply Katie Albury December 18, 2013 at 4:06 pm

    Love this selection! I’ve been obsessed with jumpers (and boots!) this season and I would probably buy all the ones you’ve chosen as I don’t like big, fluffy, bulky jumpers as they make me feel like Big Bird. Fab post!

    Katie x

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