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Obligatory new season togs. At Somerset House. 

Autumn this year arrived slowly and then all at once, it seems. After a deliciously warm summer and dreamy long evenings spent out on the balcony or at various beer gardens, I’ve been waiting in anticipation to break out my autumn wardrobe; my favourite sort. It’s funny, really, because I wait all year round for autumn/winter dressing… and then spend much of the season indoors, enjoying the sheer cosiness of it all, pretending I’m not in when strangers come calling.

Irusu. (n.) / Pretending to be out when someone knocks at your door.

This burgundy skirt (faux suede) has been in my stocks since October of last year and I still adore it. I’m always looking for an excuse to wear it! This time I paired it with my new stripe cuff jumper, a sweet nod to Gucci, for what turned out to be the final bare-legged day out.

During the very last weekend of September, the girls and I headed out to Shackfuyu (one of our clan’s favourites!) to celebrate Lily’s birthday with a boozy brunch. I didn’t snap many photos, instead choosing to fill my face with food, but let me assure you that it was absolutely incredible and I certainly had more than my £35 worth of bottomless prosecco. Magical. We eked out an entire Sunday afternoon with catch-ups (crazy how many topics there are to cover when you’ve not seen one another in just a handful of days! We lead fairly unassuming lives, for the most part!), laughs, musings about birthdays and twenty-something life and each looked forward to fun events anew for the season.

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