Back at the end of 2014, I wrote a year in review post looking back at the outfits that defined each month, the things I’d done and accomplished that year and what I was looking forward to in the year ahead. I loved that post and have found myself reading back over it now (Ben says I live in the past; I say, so what?!), so I thought it would be lovely to do another as 2016 draws to a close to look back on in years to come.
2016 was a tricky one in terms of outfits and fashion for me. It didn’t start too badly as I continued to wear pin up and retro themed clothing, but found that my style was outgrowing that and I didn’t want to feel like I was playing dress up all the time any more. I was much more comfortable wearing jeans and whatever I could find, so I started doing that. But then I realised I’d got myself stuck in a fashion rut and wrote about this time and time and time again! I called it my Quarter Life Crisis and chucked out half of my wardrobe as a result of it (to charity, of course!). I’m slowly replenishing it, but still haven’t quite my full personal style mojo back yet – at the time of writing (mid-December!) I’m planning a style challenge though, so we’ll see how that goes.
But outside of fashion, how has my year gone? Complete the sentence! In 2016, I…
Got closer to having our home exactly how we want it, including redecorating our downstairs bathroom (I know, I still need an update post on that!), buying new sofas (it’s a bit of joke among our friends how often we go through sofas now!), repainted the kitchen cupboards & hall walls, and worked on the garden.
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