Now I am a Winter baby, born November 8th and seeing more and more Scorpio traits in myself as I get older. And I have always loved the Winter - all the cosy good stuff about it, candles in an evening, hot drinks, coming in from the cold. And the best thing has always been the clothes, gorgeous wool coats, cashmere knits, leather boots - so many pieces I cherish in my wardrobe so much and have invested so much in. But, for the first time ever this year, I really feel like a Summer baby. I have loved the Summer, I have chased the sun most of this year, become obsessed with getting a tan and sunbathing (sensibly of course), wearing Summer clothes, having beachy hair, freckles… all of the quintessentially Summer things that previously I have never been bothered about! I think living in London has played a part - there is such an atmosphere in London in the Summer, and I have been loving the long evenings spent in the garden with friends, or sat working with all the windows in my flat wide open. There is the obvious things that make Summer good - waking up early doesn't seem as torturous when it's actually light out, Aperol Spritz tastes better in Summer (but then my all time favourite drink, and Old Fashioned, tastes better in the Winter), and the glowing skin you get on holiday can never full be recreated with make up.
As I said, one of my favourite things recently has been spending time in the garden. I sit out there and read on my own, sometimes go write some blog posts, sit out and have drinks with friends and the odd take away here and there. I have also been shooting content out there too - this was the last outfit I shot last week when I had sort of lost my momentum (hence the Aperol), and in all honesty it was a little too hot for this all black outfit but I loved it. My beloved Toteme trousers (speaking of Toteme, been eyeing up this blazer, what do you all think??), with my Reformation blouse unbuttoned and tied up at the bottom - the whole look made me feel a bit like an old film star on the French Riviera, and I could have gone for that look even more if I was in the mood to brave heels on the gravel in the garden (but clearly, I was not). With my new Ray Ban club masters (totally forgot how much I love these sunglasses, and judging by the fact I bought a similar style from Celine last week, these are clearly a style I am into more than I realise right now!) and my favourite gold hoops and I had a look that made me very sweaty but looked good at least.