I get this jacket out once or twice a year, and even when I do I'm constantly fretting that it's too much. And so to temper this, I balance it with darker shades - not the most summery approach to updating an outfit, but not everyone feels comfortable wearing outrageous colours.
The wonderment and reign of TK Maxx as the best place for cheap but quality pieces continues.
The John Lewis clearance sale is really quite something this year. I got this lil Radley number for half the original price.
Two life mottos: (left) tote bag, Elsie & Nell; (right) t-shirt, vintage from Cow Sheffield