The eagle-eyed amongst you - or those of you who live in England - might guess that the photos in today's post were taken a couple of weeks ago now. Because right now there's no way you'd get me to pose in my back garden in short sleeves and sandals.
Today I'm wearing 2 pairs of socks, legwarmers, boots ... and my arms are buried beneath so many layers they might just be turning into coal at the bottom.
However, today's colour palette is perfectly suited to this cold turn in the season and it's appropriately cool and wintery:
If you thought I had a lot of purple clothes ... you need to see the mountain of grey billowing from my wardrobe.
Grey really is my new black. Where I once would have turned to black as the default shade for my basic items [t-shirts, tights, socks, cardigans ... especially the cardigans. If it's grey .. and a cardigan ... I have it] I now turn to grey as a softer alternative.
Particularly with purple: