Autumn Shopping Day Out …

Yesterday as it was my husbands day off from work we decided to go out for the day out shopping. 

I was unfortunately holding a slight hangover from a few glasses of wine the night before and was so cold all day. 

We was going to go to Lincoln but as we missed the early train due to me not getting up early enough we did a detour and ended up in Derby. 

I must have been feeling ill I didn’t even buy a thing to wear, lots to eat though MacDonald’s breakfast with hot chocolate,a double Mars bar and a Lucozade, all for recovery!!..


Fur collar biker jacket – Primark new in

Cardigan – Primark new in

Skinny jeans – Matalan few years ago

Boots – Famous footwear early this year

Bag – Local Market


By the time we nearly got home I decided I was going to bed to have a little sleep whilst the hubby fetch the kids from school. 

When I got in my son had taking in a delivery for me, some dresses from the Gok Wan’s 1st anniversary collection for Tu at Sainsbury’s to road test. 

 All of a sudden I felt loads better and very excited about the dresses, they are amazing. 

I found myself dancing around the kitchen swaying them around.

 I have just got around to trying them on and they fit perfect as though they were made for me. 

I cant wait to get my post ready for Saturday to show you them….


About the new Gok Wan range:

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Hi, I am Claire and I created Claire Justine in 2011. I hope you enjoy reading my posts as much as I love writing them. Please leave a comment below and share your thoughts with us.



  1. Misfits Vintage
    October 11, 2012 / 10:12 am

    Gorgeous outfit and I love these pics – the Autumn light is beautiful. LOVE the jacket! Sarah xxx

    • Clairejustine
      October 12, 2012 / 8:06 am

      Thanks for the lovely comment πŸ™‚

  2. Ballet Pumps And Roses
    October 11, 2012 / 12:24 pm

    I hate those hangovers that niggle at you all day.But it all sounds like it ended up okay in the end and you got some lovely snaps while you were at it !Enjoy your Gok Wan gifts ..Joannehttp://www.balletpumpsandroses.comx

    • Clairejustine
      October 13, 2012 / 7:24 pm

      Thanks Joanne πŸ™‚

  3. schoolgatestyle
    October 11, 2012 / 2:43 pm

    Sounds like a lovely recovery day! Cannot wait to see what's inside your parcels – wasn't it lovely how they wrapped them and all? It's the little touches always…Avril x

    • Clairejustine
      October 14, 2012 / 9:47 pm

      Thanks Avril ,they were rapped love,made them more special :)x

  4. Judy Haughton-James
    October 11, 2012 / 3:41 pm

    Hi Clairejustine, Love your autumn outfit! Wow! It must be great walking and seeing those beautiful scenes. I look forward to seeing those dresses! Have a wonderful Thursday. Judy

    • Clairejustine
      October 14, 2012 / 9:47 pm

      Hi Judy,thanks for the comment πŸ™‚

  5. Vix
    October 11, 2012 / 4:28 pm

    Stunning pictures, proper autumnal weather there! Love your jacket! x

    • Clairejustine
      October 14, 2012 / 9:48 pm

      Thanks Vix πŸ™‚

  6. Style Sud-Est
    October 11, 2012 / 4:30 pm

    Hi!I love your sweet cardi and that jacket very pretty Hope you feel better and looking forward to see the dressAriane xxxxx

    • Clairejustine
      October 14, 2012 / 9:49 pm

      Thanks for the lovely comment Ariane πŸ™‚ x

  7. Jeanine Byers
    October 11, 2012 / 6:26 pm

    Nothing like new clothes to make you feel much better!! :)Those pictures are gorgeous, Claire! Glad you had a good time with your hubby, even if you were "recovering" for part of the day. Love your outfit, too.

    • Clairejustine
      October 14, 2012 / 9:50 pm

      Thanks Jeanine,hope your keeping well? πŸ™‚

  8. Shauna Nosler
    October 11, 2012 / 8:21 pm

    Ummmm …. you had WHAT for breakfast?? The pics are so great they almost look like a madeup scene – sooo pretty! BTW – let me know if yo uever want to do a review/giveaway for my book(s) and or I'd love to do a guest post here. Stop by when you can πŸ™‚

    • Clairejustine
      October 14, 2012 / 9:50 pm

      Thanks for the very kind offers πŸ™‚

  9. Winnie
    October 12, 2012 / 9:22 am

    Beautiful outfit!:)Just looking at these stunning photos and your outfit makes me jealous :)It is still hot(!) here

    • Clairejustine
      October 14, 2012 / 9:50 pm

      Ha thanks Winnie πŸ™‚

  10. Mama Syder
    October 13, 2012 / 7:28 pm

    Love the cardi! x

    • Clairejustine
      October 14, 2012 / 9:51 pm

      Thanks x

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