Feeling Eccentric

Friday, 11 January 2013


I am feeling extremely flubbery at the moment.  Particularly after checking back through the blog to look at the last time I wore this shirt and realising just how much weight I've put on since then.  Doom.  It's not as if I've suddenly put on nine stone over Christmas or anything - that other post is from about 18 months ago and was right at the end of my hardcore diet phase - but work needs to be done now!  I'm not getting fat again.  It's not going to happen.

There are two solutions when feeling like this.  Either hide behind jeans and a hoody or dress yourself like a complete eccentric and hope people are too busy laughing at admiring your hair/massive lapels/incredibly orange jumper to notice the extra rolls of flab.  I went for the latter option.  Mainly because I've thrown all my jeans away and I'm not buying any more until I can get to a Levi's shop.


I can always rely on shoes though. These amazing boots were a present from my brother and his fiancee at Christmas. And I think he was responsible for choosing them, not her!  Good work, big bro!  I love them.

Fancy heel!
Coat - Kookai via car boot sale
Jumper - H&M
Shirt & skirt - vintage fairs
Boots - Irregular Choice, present
Earrings - Wolf and Moon

13 comments:

  1. I love the crazy print on that shirt, and well done indeed, those boots are fab! :)

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  2. your hair looks pretty snazzy like that, love the colours going on here too. xx

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  3. You look so fab - love all the colours and patterns :)

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  4. That's a gorgeous coat you're wearing! Despite everyone thinking that diets begin in January I think they should wait til the lighter evenings - dark nights, freezing weather and post festive misery is not conducive to salads and low fat produce...

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  5. Your boots are amazing. My brother would never chose something like that

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  6. Alex I feel your flubberiness.. I've put on a stone & a half in the last 18 months.. it's been sneaking it's way on! No more!

    Love the boots :)

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  7. I love the print on your shirt xx

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  8. I LOVE this Alex, you look amazing xx

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  9. Eccentric is good. Love your hair like that. Thanks for your input on the phone dilemma, keep changing my mind but coming back to the i-phone.

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  10. I know how you feel, I was so proud losing 20lbs and over the past few months I've put at least 11 of it back on. It feels like such a step backwards especially as I still have so much to lose. I forced myself to read back my 'body confidence' post because I was in a good place mentally when I wrote that. I'm just trying not to let it get me down too much, but it's especially difficult when you're posting daily outfit shots like we do. I still have those days when I feel fat and nothing fits, but then other days I can browse the pictures I've taken and figure I don't look too bad in them. I'm determined not to put all the weight back on though (some clothes already don't fit me) and I really need to work at getting back to what I was. P.S. Love your coat and your hair like that : )

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  11. Well you look awesome and that's all anyone would say about you x

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  12. I know how you feel in terms of putting on weight- over the past 9 months it has been creeping on and it is so depressing! I am sloooooowly turning that around but accessories have been my friends recently! Love this outfit though, especially with your hair like that!

    Maria xxx

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