Saturday, 4 February 2012

My Favorite Winter outfit - Feeling Funky

So hello everybody , I just wanted to show you my favorite Winter outfit of the moment.
As you can see I'm totally scatty about it.

I wore it this week whilst in the studio recording songs for my band Skye Ladder
This is my Joe Brown " Hippy happy" dress from Simply Be. It has a loose crowl  soft neck line, short sleeves and a slightly flared fit and goes to just below my thigh  ( I'm 5:8 ) .

The fabric itself is of a  knitted nature, and as you can see it has a very colorful and interesting pattern to it. I like this dress because its fun and is great for young and old alik.

I've washed this a few times, and  always put it on the machine setting handwash which is a cool wash. Primarily because I find washing at this temperature tends to preserve the fabric and keep the shape, but also because I love it so much and want to keep it in good condition so I get lots and lots of use out of it.

It was an expensive buy at the time , around £50.00 which for me is pretty pricey, but as soon as I saw it , I knew that I had to have it. 
 The thing with this dress is that its so versatile, for instance you can team it with cords as I've done below for when its cold, or it could be a lovely spring dress with bare legs. 

Don’t you think its lovely?

See the below video, this is an excerpt from the recording last week, hopefully you can see the dress in full swing from this mini movie :0).  

So introducing the cast,  you have Paul on the left ( guitarist/songwriter) moi
Janie in the middle ( singer/keys/songwriter) and our producer Neil. 

 I have teamed the dress with a great pair of Grey Pipe leg Cords   from  Evans and my fur trimmed wedge boots ( man made)  also from Evans out of last years sale  ( think I paid a tenner for them :0) .Bargain.
Both of which I wear constantly and they are the staple items in my wardrobe.

Anyway thats it for today  - keep logging on and taking a look.

Model Name  - Janie Britton
Age - 44
Model Height - 5:8
Simply Be Joe Brown Dress - Size 20 - (97% Acrylic, 3% Elastane Wash label 30c, Iron 1 cool)
Evans Grey Cords - Size 20 - ( Authentic Casuals 98% cotton and 2 % Elastine, wash label 30c , Iron 2)
Evans Fur trimmed wedge boots - size 8 (Fabric Man Made)

I've been asked about makeup as well so here goes.
Eyes - Chanel  Les 4 Ombres 95 Sparking Satins  ( the dark grey on my eyes and pink and peach on my sockets) 
Lipstick -  Chanel Brilliant rouge 08
Black Eyeliner on my lids  - yes you;ve guessed it Chanel again.

Bysee for now xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Janie :00 ) 


  1. You look fab. The dress is such a great outfit and is so fun and lovely. x.

  2. cool outfit. Luv the pics, you look great :-)

  3. Wow love that outfit on you hunni! :)