What I wore at home. Dressing room diaries

After getting hit with the dreaded Coronavirus after boxing day, what I wore was easy comfortable items of clothing. When I wasn’t in a cosy dressing gown or onesie!

But here, there are a couple of outfits that I wore prior to the lurgy striking including a couple of really good bargain items. The sales are hot right now and I’m finding it hard not to spend! Have you bagged any bargains?

roman originals

I chose the jumper from Roman Originals for a touch of festive colour. I need to get a little more red shades into my wardrobe. I enjoyed wearing a little more colour and the heart feature on the jumper will work for valentine’s day too!

The smart stretch trousers also from Roman finished the look. Comfort yet smart enough for Christmas with the family. They are like leggings with loads of stretch but with the look of a smarter trouser. I have these in a few colours and think they’re a great wardrobe staple.

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What I wore in the cold. I wanted to add a light coloured coat to my wardrobe

I’ve been thinking about buying a light coloured coat for some time but was worried about paying out a lot of money for one, wondering about how clean looking it would stay.

I’ve read so many times about different coats from H&M being good quality for the price and decided to look there. And as advised they sell out like hotcakes, this coat was sold out before it was even delivered to me!

Extremely impressed with the quality, the coat is very weighty, the finish is excellent and at £40.00 I would buy this coat in every colour if it was available. I’m keeping my eye out for others now. Impressed. I might just have to buy the Camel colour listed below. And I like the fur one listed below too. So tempting!. It looks super soft.

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I bagged a bargain sale jacket that I love

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After purchasing a dress from Ralph Lauren at the Freeport Outlet shopping centre. I realised later that the email receipt that I requested also gave me early access to the Ralph Lauren sale later on. This was one of those lovely surprise emails that you get and I couldn’t resist taking a look.

I found this Vestah Jacket and I absolutely love it. Of course, it sold out like hotcakes but it’s still available in the Olive colour at a slightly higher price but I’m tempted to get that too! Reduced from £219.00 to £60.00 the navy one was a good sale find.

I paired the outfit with the new knee-high boots from Pavers. I’m so pleased with them. It was the gorgeous rich chestnut colour that drew me in! It looks so rich and the leather is of excellent quality. There’s an elasticated run down the back of the boot for a good fit too.

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Two great sale buys

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There are two great buys here that I’m really happy with. First is the knitted skirt. I purchased this reduced to £10.00 in the H&M sale. It’s really comfortable and easy to wear. Worth every penny of £10.00!

Second are the boots. What I wore for the Sex And The City Tour. The boots carried me all around London in comfort. The price of these boots is amazing. £34.00 and there are some really lovely styles on the Dorothy Perkins website. Ok, they are Vegan Leather but I’m so happy with them I’m tempted to get them in the brown too.

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Keep you and yours safe and well xx

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  1. January 28, 2022 / 6:33 am

    Love the jumper, I’m still not buying any clothes for 2022, I’m not even looking in the shops. I am however re discovering lots of clothing I thought no longer fitted me to haul out the back of the wardrobe
    Thanks for linking with #pocolo, sorry for the delay with commenting and sharing. Hope to see you back soon.

    • laurie
      January 31, 2022 / 7:31 pm

      Thanks Suzanne xx

  2. January 22, 2022 / 10:54 pm

    love the colourful red outfit and I really like all the neutrals in the last one too! You’ve got some lovely winter pieces. Sorry to hear you got the virus, hope it was a mild case and you’re over it and feeling better now 🙂

    Thanks for joining the #WeekdayWearLinkup the other week! Hope that you are having a great weekend 🙂

  3. jodie filogomo
    January 20, 2022 / 11:53 pm

    I used to have a white winter coat and I wore the heck out of it. I think it adds the needed lightness instead of the dark ones we usually see at this time.
    And that red sweater is fabulous with the hearts!!

  4. January 20, 2022 / 10:27 pm

    Love the red jumper – gorgeous. Hope you’re recovering from the dreaded coronavirus ok, and haven’t suffered too badly with it. Thanks for joining us at #PoCoLo

    • laurie
      January 21, 2022 / 8:11 am

      Thanks Stephanie. All good now. I was very tired for some time but seem to be getting over that now xx

  5. January 15, 2022 / 2:32 pm

    Love all your buys but in particular the red jumper. That colour is stunning on you! Thanks for linking x

    • laurie
      January 16, 2022 / 10:10 am

      Thanks Gail. I need to add a little more red into my wardrobe I think xx

  6. January 12, 2022 / 11:26 am

    I love the classy and elegant look of that neutral coat and boots. And, the red sweater is just darling. I’d be interested to hear more about the black pants work out because I’ve been on the hunt for a good wardrobe building pair.

    • laurie
      January 16, 2022 / 10:11 am

      Thanks Carla. I have the pants in a few colours. They are good. Like a cotton stretch legging. Good quality and worth every penny xx

  7. January 11, 2022 / 10:10 am

    You are the queen of neutrals, Laurie. You look amazing in the knitted skirt outfit. Having said that, the red jumper looks lovely on you too 🙂 And I love these brown boots with the raw of buttons at the back. Have a nice week

    • laurie
      January 12, 2022 / 8:20 am

      Thanks, Anna. This jumper has spurned me to buy more red this year. xx

  8. January 10, 2022 / 8:45 pm

    The red sweater looks great on you! With the heart design on the front, the sweater is just right for Valentine’s Day as well as all winter long. The boots and coat are quite elegant — great looking combination.

    • laurie
      January 11, 2022 / 6:50 am

      Hi Carol. Thank you. Thanks for popping over to comment xx

  9. January 10, 2022 / 1:57 pm

    You always look AMAZING in those creams and beiges, Laurie! I wish I could wear them too, but they wash me out. I must say I’m in LOVE with those brown boots from Pavers—they’re absolutely GORGEOUS!
    Our sales were postponed due to the Covid restrictions in place, but they’ve started today! And tomorrow, we’re off to Lisbon again so I can’t wait to have a bit of a shop up there. I might have a little browse online first too of course lol!
    Suzy xx

    • laurie
      January 11, 2022 / 6:51 am

      Enjoy shopping Suzi. I haven’t really been out yet due to having the virus but I have plans in place! xx

  10. January 10, 2022 / 8:06 am

    The red sweater is cute on you and the boots are gorgeous!

    • laurie
      January 11, 2022 / 6:52 am

      Hi LOvely. Happy new year and thank you xx

  11. January 10, 2022 / 12:39 am

    The red sweater, the boots, the cream coat! Such beautiful finds! I am thinking I would love to find a camel coat if I can find one on sale or thrifted. I saw something I like 2nd hand but it was not in good enough condition for me to get.

    • laurie
      January 11, 2022 / 6:53 am

      Thank you Mirrielle. I was worried about buying something so light but it’s working out ok for me. I have just received a lovely Camel coat. I look forward to sharing it xx

  12. January 9, 2022 / 6:01 pm

    What a bevy of bargains, Laurie! You are right, you should definitely have more red in your wardrobe, as it looks fabulous on you! And I’m completely in love with your knee-high boots from Pavers!
    I hope you have recovered from Covid in the meantime … xxx

    • laurie
      January 11, 2022 / 6:54 am

      Thanks Ann. The leather on those boots is just gorgeous! Yes to wearing more red xx

  13. January 9, 2022 / 3:21 am

    Love these outfits, especially that beautiful red sweater!

    • laurie
      January 11, 2022 / 6:54 am

      Thanks Laura xx

  14. January 8, 2022 / 7:03 pm

    It’s rare to see you wearing red. You look stunning in that sweater. I am admiring your shoe and bag cabinet. So cool. What a great idea.

    • laurie
      January 11, 2022 / 6:55 am

      Thanks so much, Nicole. I’m pleased I went with the cabinet. No more searching xx

  15. January 8, 2022 / 4:23 pm

    I hope you had a full recovering from Covid! That knitted skirt outfit I really love and those boots are indeed fabulous!

    • laurie
      January 11, 2022 / 6:56 am

      Thanks Nancy. Pleased with this months newbies xx