Winter Has Arrived

Hello everyone , hope all is well .

Winter seems to have arrived down here in Tasmania but that doesn’t bother me one bit . I rather enjoy our crisp sunny Winter days , to say nothing of rediscovering my collection of Winter warmers.

This was my outfit for a morning meet up with my friend , Janet , as well as a MG car club dinner .

The bronze pants by M. Dainty are a new Winter purchase and were paired with an oversized Moyuru shirt and an old favourite cropped black leather jacket.

As usual having fun with accessories , fingerless leather gloves found in Melbourne last year, a Neo black and white neckace, black and white earrings, Gucci sunnies and a black wool beret , a recycle find.

I do love a Winter coat and will admit to having quite a collection amassed over many years. I always feel coats are a good investment as they do last for many years and styles really are pretty timeless.

This Lisa Ho military style coat has kept me warm for at least ten Winters.

I have paired my coat with a rather naughty online purchase , a pink , red , green and black check Rundholz skirt that I spied on UK site Idaretobe . The skirt arrived several months ago but as it has two layers was way too hot to wear over Summer. I am not too sure of the fabric but it seems to have a stiffener so can be shaped to be rather puffy or eased back to sleek , there is also red embroidery on the waist band . I am thrilled to bits with the skirt and have had fun playing with styling options. I can promise it will no doubt reappear on the blog throughout Winter and into Spring.

I paired the outfit with black lace tights and red Trippen lace ups , black studded leather gloves and a Helen Kaminsky hat .

That’s all for now folks – hope you find something magical every day.

Joining Gail at Is This Mutton for Wow on Wednesday and Nancy for Fancy Friday.

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    • grownupglamour
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      May 22, 2022 / 2:50 am

      Thank you Mirielle I am pleased with my new skirt . I imagine Summer is rather hot and humid in your area so fully understand why you dream of Fall.

  1. May 19, 2022 / 5:43 am

    Your military style coat and that gorgeous Rundholz skirt make a stunning, edgy outfit! I’m partly jealous of you going into winter because the clothes are so much more interesting. But summer is obviously great for the weather, garden and opportunities to do fun things outside. Thanks for linking Jill.

    • grownupglamour
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      May 22, 2022 / 2:47 am

      Thank you so much Gail , I was pleased that my old military style coat worked so well with the Rundholz skirt. I agree Winter clothes are so much more interesting than Summer and that is why its my favourite season. I have enjoy seeing your beautiful garden in its Spring glory. Always my pleasure to link up.

  2. May 19, 2022 / 7:57 am

    I think that skirt is amazing! What a beauty. I always love checked skirts anyway, but this is something different. Also love the jacket, its a perfect coat for the skirt.

    • grownupglamour
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      May 22, 2022 / 2:44 am

      Thank you so much Nancy , I am thrilled with the skirt and know it will work with much of my existing wardrobe.

  3. May 19, 2022 / 8:04 am

    Oh gosh I do love that skirt and I occasional follow that brand and platform but have never bought there. But yes, my kind of skirt. And it’s nearly winter for you? It’s naturally the opposite for us as yesterday was beautifully warm and pleasant which was such bonus for a trip up to London, but it’s all over now as there was a big overhead thunderstorm and today it’s grey and raining! Mind you the garden needed the rain so not complaining.

    • grownupglamour
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      May 22, 2022 / 2:41 am

      Thank you so much Penny , you and I do share a love of a good skirt. Rundholz is on the higher end but the quality and styling is always exceptional .Glad you had good weather for your trip up to London, hope everything went well. We are having quite cool mornings but sunny days.

  4. May 19, 2022 / 8:59 am

    I love having proper seasons, and rediscovering my Summer and Winter wardrobes again after I’ve been doing my changeover.
    Two fabulous outfits here, Jill. I can’t get over the size of that pendant in your first one, and the green and black check Rundholz skirt in the second one is a real stunner. Worn with that military style coat, lace tight and lace ups, it is one spectacular outfit! xxx

    • grownupglamour
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      May 22, 2022 / 2:30 am

      Couldn’t agree more Ann , isn’t it a joy rediscovering old wardrobe favourites each season.
      Thank you Ann I am so pleased with the Rundholz skirt and know it will have so many styling options.

  5. May 19, 2022 / 3:29 pm

    I AM TRYING TO FIND THE MAGIC………….somedays it is HARD!
    Sounds like YOU had a MAGICAL DAY!
    THANK GOODNESS WE HAVE OUR CLOTHING TO KEEP US GOING!!
    XX

    • grownupglamour
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      May 22, 2022 / 2:22 am

      I hear you Elizabeth , some days you really have to search for the magic although I imagine your beautiful garden is bringing joy as it comes into full bloom. Oh yes our clothing does indeed keep us going.xx

  6. May 20, 2022 / 7:17 am

    A gorgeous post, Jill. That “naughty online” purchase looks fabulous, sounds fabulous, with so much potential “restyling”, I look forward to seeing more of it in future.
    It’s gradually cooling down up here and still soggy damp, misty, rainy and grey, so unQueensland…but there is beauty in the clouds settling over the hills and water rushing along normally dry gullies in the bush. Happy Weekend.
    Elizabeth.

    • grownupglamour
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      May 22, 2022 / 2:19 am

      Thank you so much Elizabeth . Yes it was a rather naughty purchase that I will have so many styling options and I will wear it for many years to come.
      There certainly has been very un Queensland like weather this year . Enjoy your weekend Elizabeth.

  7. May 20, 2022 / 3:32 pm

    Your winter outfits are just as fabulous as your summer ones! I love the skirt, I’ve not heard of that label, I need to investigate further! xxx

    • grownupglamour
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      May 22, 2022 / 2:08 am

      Many thanks Vix , I will admit to enjoying putting Winter outfits together. I am thrilled with the Rudholz skirt.

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