Seasons of mist and mellow fruitfulness...We are truly in the heart of Autumn now and despite the rain, for every grey day this month we have been treated to a day of crisp October air, crunchy leaves and buttery yellow sunshine.
Not the new lemon of Spring nor the tropical yellows of Summer, this bright and rich ochre shade of Autumn has made my heart sing the past few weeks. I normally focus on seasonal rusts and berries but the yellow has kept cropping up in some of my favourite things last week.
I am in love with my Orla Kiely for Uniqlo scarf. Great size, soft material and £10. I have spoken of my love for Uniqlo collaborations before on this blog and the quality and price still do not disappoint. The leaves just felt so seasonal and the yellow ones inject such a nice vibrancy to an otherwise muted colour palette.
Similarly, this patent belt brightens up the Primark dress it came with and keeps me from getting sucked into my head to toe black that I usually head for come colder days. I have worn this dress so much with bright tights since I got it a month ago.
A hazy 6pm sky with the rooftops of my area.
No words describe my excitement for Dunnes' collaboration with Carolyn Donnelly. A simple but good Irish chain shop for anyone outside Ireland, Carolyn Donnelly Eclectic's range is simply beautiful! Formely from designer brand 'Quinn and Donnelly', this cup and saucer is only a small glimpse into the money I burned in Dunnes on Sunday. I can't wait to see the next phase of the collection. The primrose yellow and gilt trim just fitted my mood and looked quaintly old fashioned.
Finally, a perfect gift of yellow roses to celebrate the end of a job. They have bloomed for over a week now and perhaps started my penchant for all things sunshine last week.
I had a lovely few days break from finishing work. I have been doing some studying and looking for more work but I have also spent time with a friend and her lovely baby, walked thorugh leaves and had lots of homemade soups and stews! I had a great lunch of fresh ice tea and bacon, pear and rocket sandwich in The Pepperpot in the Powerscourt Centre in Dublin on Sunday after my Dunnes spree. Best way to round off a weekend!
I only wish I had taken more 'leaves' photos but hopefully I will get some outfit posts done in the Autumn sunshine in the next week or two before grey November arrives!
Ignore the grey and look for the yellow,