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Rainy Days and Mondays

9th February 2014

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‘Magic can be found in stolen moments.’  Francesca Lia Block

Apparently it rained everyday in Oxford last month, how cruel of the weather to be so harsh. It seemed to rain the moment I left the office, and for three consecutive days I walked home in rain so heavy I looked like I’d taken a shower with all my clothes on. [Insert bad language here.]

Despite the rain I’ve managed to take a few shots of the world around me. I’m always on the lookout for pretty things to cheer up the grey days. The rather scrumptious green rainy day mac is by Boden who recently asked me to take part in their the importance of being Boden campaign. Being a huge Boden fan I couldn’t have been more honoured, and as luck would have it, it rained the day of the shoot. No fake rain required! I hope you have a fabulous (rain free) week.

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Rainy Day Mac – c/o Boden | Long Sleeve BretonBoden
Skirt – Toast | Boots – Comptoir des Cotonniers | Fedora – The Hat Box

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13 Comments

  • Reply Eva 9th February 2014 at 8:17 pm

    You are very beatiful with your new rainy day mac! I love it!
    Pictures are so nice :)
    In Bordeaux it's raining the whole day !!

  • Reply Victoria Eales 9th February 2014 at 8:28 pm

    Love the green on you, looks fab.

    Victoria
    FlorenceandMary.com

  • Reply Daisy Jones 9th February 2014 at 9:07 pm

    Vanessa loving your green 'candy' pops of colour…
    I have just read your about page….I used to work at Selfridges during the 90's and often modelled for the personal shopping dept when it was run by Gabriella… I loved her… small world huh?
    bestest Daisy j x

    • Reply Candy Pop 9th February 2014 at 9:13 pm

      Thank you – and wow – what a small world! I loved working in Selfridges, and there was never a dull moment in Personal Shopping!

  • Reply Zoë Power 10th February 2014 at 5:30 pm

    Lovely pics – that mint handbag is fabulous – on your wish list? And love your Boden shots too – that green mac is gorgeous – and just the thing for this dreadful weather! Loved seeing you pop up looking fabulous in the Boden IG feed :)

    • Reply Candy Pop 10th February 2014 at 8:52 pm

      Thank you Zoe! The only bag on my wish list is a Chanel!

  • Reply Dulcie Emerson 10th February 2014 at 5:46 pm

    I love the brass door knocker! And I agree about the weather, it's so demoralising. I think the best way to cope with a grey rainy day is to totally embrace the indoors and create an atmosphere. Light some candles, play some records, get cooking… it works for me even on the glummest of grim days off with no adventures to be had! xxx

    • Reply Candy Pop 10th February 2014 at 8:55 pm

      Thanks Dulcie, it's raining outside and I'm embracing the indoors as I write!

  • Reply floral and feather 10th February 2014 at 6:08 pm

    Love that mac! Beautiful pictures too :)

  • Reply KatGotTheCream 10th February 2014 at 9:41 pm

    The only good thing about rain is the requirement of a lovely mac. Your green one looks great on you and I like the way it matches the Laduree shop!

  • Reply Candy Pop 11th February 2014 at 9:34 pm

    Thank you all for your kind comments!

  • Reply found and sewn 12th February 2014 at 12:51 pm

    I love the cat door knocker! You look great in that lovely green mac, you have brightened up my day xx

  • Reply jessthetics 21st February 2014 at 10:13 am

    You managed to take so many beautiful photos despite the rain! Your mac is so pretty, it's so classic and I love the colour. Alice and the white rabbit are so sweet :) xx

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