Just a Quick Hello…

cashmere sweater

This is a short post, very fitting for a very quick photo shoot…

The post is short because I’m exhausted. It’s been a long, very busy autumn, but I’ve finally wrapped up work for this year. And I plan to spend whatever is left of this year sleeping. I’m not joking: that really is my main goal at this point.

And the photo shoot was very brief because it was damn cold. OK, maybe -5°C / 23°F is not really that cold, but it was windy, too. We also had to hurry a bit to catch the last of the daylight as the sun was already setting (and it was just after 3 pm, in case you’re wondering).

Anyway, I’ve had this cashmere jumper forever, and I can’t remember where I got it and when. And you’ve seen it before HERE. I’m wearing it here because I was trying to find some casual cold-weather clothes that would look good with my new bag… A lame excuse, maybe, but I was determined to wear something purple with the bag, and the only other item I could find is my purple trench. I think we’ll revisit that idea in spring… 

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Outfit details:

cashmere jumper: old (lost the label) / trousers: Marks and Spencer / 

bag: Kate Spade / sunglasses: Marc Jacobs / Christmas tree brooch: Hirst Antique

What’s your plan for the rest of the year?

Tiina
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14 Comments

  1. Patti
    December 18, 2016 / 10:42 pm

    You're looking fab, Tiina and that purple real suits you. I think 23 degrees qualifies as VERY COLD, but what do I know – it was 79 here today! : > Thanks for linking, xo-Pattihttp://notdeadyetstyle.com

    • Tiina L
      December 19, 2016 / 5:11 pm

      Thanks, Patti. I'm afraid it's going to get much, much colder still…

  2. Suzanne Carillo
    December 19, 2016 / 3:35 am

    Those shades are fabulous! The bag is too and I'm not even a "bag" lady. Ha ha! Pun intended ; )bisousSuzanne

    • Tiina L
      December 19, 2016 / 5:13 pm

      Thanks Suzanne. I'm definitely a bag lady, but this bag is quite a statement item, even for me.

  3. Jill James
    December 19, 2016 / 6:07 am

    Enjoy your break and that sleep Tiina. The new bag is gorgeous and would work with just about anything. _5 is what we get here in Winter but only ever as a night temperature. All my best wishes for the silly season.

    • Tiina L
      December 19, 2016 / 5:15 pm

      'Silly season', what a great term, and so accurate. Thanks, Jill.

  4. Nancy's Fashion Style
    December 19, 2016 / 1:48 pm

    What a nice bag! So, sleep well and till next year! Haha, I hope you get lots of rest. Are you staying in Finland of are you celebrating in London?

    • Tiina L
      December 19, 2016 / 5:16 pm

      Thanks, Nancy! And as for celebrating Christmas: neither…

  5. Shybiker
    December 19, 2016 / 2:21 pm

    Beautiful sweater!

    • Tiina L
      December 19, 2016 / 5:16 pm

      Thanks, Ally.

  6. Natalia Lialina
    December 19, 2016 / 9:38 pm

    Happy holidays and have some good rest! Thank you for joining MIDLIFE FUN and hope you'll join our new MODISH MATRONS link-up in New Year!

    • Tiina L
      December 20, 2016 / 6:33 pm

      Thanks, Natalia.

  7. Jessica Jannenga
    December 20, 2016 / 4:42 pm

    Love the bag Tiina! Purple is certainly your friend! Looks great on you. I know its not fun shooting in the wind and cold! Thanks for linking up with Turning Heads Tuesdayjess xxwww.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

    • Tiina L
      December 22, 2016 / 1:57 pm

      Thanks, Jessica.

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