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An Addition to the Wardrobe Zoo

Wednesday, 6 March 2013

I had a Disney-deprived childhood. The only animated films we had were The Little Mermaid and Robin Hood.  Fine choices, I'm sure you'll agree, but I'm still the weirdo who's never watched Snow White, Cinderella, Dumbo, Beauty and the Beast... the list goes on.

Our animated film of choice was The Raccoons and the Lost Star.  I watched it so many times over the years that I now have a trigger in my brain.  When I hear the word raccoon I immediately go "Bert Raccoon, flying ace!" and I do it with great gusto.

That's Bert, rocking an amazing initial jumper.  He liked planes btw. It's not just something I made up.

So, hello there raccoon top! And if you're wondering, hell yes I ran round in it going "FLLLLYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYIIIIIIIIIIIINNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNGGGGGGGGG AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAACE" and pretending to be a pilot. It would be rude not to.

Excellent addition to the #wardrobezoo, isn't it?  I was so tempted to whack on a pair of my blue Irregular Choice cat patterned shoes as well but sometimes I have to play it on the safe side for work.  Boo.

Top - Vero Moda
Jeans - Gap
Blazer - Warehouse via charity shop
Shoes & ring - Dorothy Perkins


  1. OMG I love it, and I love that the raccoon I had vague memories which I was worried may have been imagined, actually existed! Was he a cartoon as well?

  2. You look amazing, I love the raccoon print!

    Maria xxx

  3. I'm going to have the Raccoons theme tune in my head all day now "Run with us! We are freeeeeee!!!" You're hair's looking pretty special in this post too :)

  4. Augh - I don't mean SPECIAL - I meant that without a hint of sarcasm... Your hair looks nice.

  5. That is a bloody brilliant top! x

  6. The Raccooooons! Now the intro will be in my head for weeks. "And their life would be simple if it wasn't for Cyril Sneer, and his life would be simple if it wasn't for THE RACCOONS..." come with me... etc'

  7. Have you had your hair done? It's looking faaaabulous! I love the racoon top, thy is so awesome! I'll need to send the link to my friend, who is obsessed with raccoons! Xo

  8. love your hair today! The raccoon print is pretty darn cute x

  9. Ooh love the Racoon top! And the Racoons tv show, such memories! :)

  10. I loved the Racoons! Cyril Sneer and all that! Wasn't his wife a pig? I totally remember an episode where she said she was going to play Bridge! And then we segue into her using a skipping rope on a bridge! Any time anyone says they are playing Bridge I always think of that!
    The top is super cute!x

  11. Have you had your hair chopped, Alex? It's looks wonderful, so swishy and glam.
    I can't bear Walt Disney films but do love that sweet raccoon print. x

  12. I loved the raccoons! Back when phones could first get mp3 ringtones I had 'run with us' (the theme tune) as my ring tone, how sad?!
    Love the top though

  13. Oh god I loved the Racoons! Cyril Sneer was so evil! Also loved the theme tune, and it seems like the rest of the comments say the same! Also loved the Animals of Farthing Wood. TV theme tunes stir so many childhood memories! x

  14. Love the print on that top, so pretty

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  15. Aah that's very cute! I have no recollection of the raccoon film though.

  16. Ooh you look reet sophistimacated here. I gots the hair envy big style.

  17. Love love love that top! So cute! :) x


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