Throwing My Outfit Back To Christmas

Throwing My Outfit Back To Christmas. Hello friends. So today I am sharing some Throwback Thursday photos from Christmas.

I also bet you are wondering, why do a Throwback Thursday post to Christmas when Christmas is months away, surely you would do it then?

Come on Claire it is only just September? Too early to think of Christmas yet?

Throwing My Outfit Back To Christmas

Throwing My Outfit Back To Christmas:

Well, today is not just any day to me. Today is my dad’s birthday.

16th September 1948.

Today we should be gartering up cards and going over to share birthday cake and lots of laughter, but we are not.

So today we should be celebrating my dad’s 73rd birthday, but we are not. Not with him, anyway.

It’s a sad day and I am trying to remember the good time because on the 20th of January this year, my dad died of Covid. He died about a week and a half after catching it. (You can read my post here: Rest In Peace Dad, We Love You So Much).

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Dad Loved Christmas:

My dad loved Christmas so much and this day was one of the last days we spent together.

With Covid, and lockdown we had not seen them much last year but Boris Johnson let us have one day at Christmas to spend with our loved ones.

We were not going to go over but my dad loved family and Christmas so much. He was so upset that we even mention not seeing him at Christmas.

As for the last 27 years, we have always done one party at my house and one party at theirs.

So we did and he was so happy we did. It was lovely getting us all together and taking photos. Hoping it was going to be a great year and planning lots of things we could all do, once lockdown was over.

This is the outfit is what I wore on one of the last times we spent together, the last day we all shared laughter together.

So today I will go and see my mum and my fur baby Freddie and give them an extra big hug. Play some Queen and Freddie Mercury songs (my dad’s favourites) and think about the good time we had together.

Throwing My Outfit Back To Christmas

Throwing My Outfit Back To Christmas The Outfit:

I picked up this sweet tartan skirt in the Sainsbury’s Christmas sale. It was half price and I only paid around £5.00 for it. It is a lovely skirt and a nice fit. Well, it was then. Depends on whether or not I have put any more lockdown pounds on!?

It will be a lovely skirt to wear this autumn and it has some nice gold lines in it. It is perfect with thick cosy tights and boots.

I wore the platform boots I picked up in the Primark sale for a few pounds years ago with it as I wasn’t driving or walking far.

The jumper I brought again this year as the one I was wearing here had lots of bobbles on!

What I Wore: Jumper: Primark || Skirt: Tu Clothing || Tights: Primark || Boots: Primark

Throwing My Outfit Back To Christmas
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  1. Lovely
    17 September 2021 / 06:01

    This is a beautiful tribute to your dad! Thank you for writing it and sharing it with us. It sounds like he was an incredibly loving father.

  2. Heather
    16 September 2021 / 16:20

    I love that outfit on you! Such great memories with your dad too! xo

  3. 16 September 2021 / 10:56

    What a lovely tribute to your dad (((((hugs))))) xxx

  4. 16 September 2021 / 10:44

    Aw, Claire, I am sending you lots of virtual hugs today as you celebrate your father’s birthday. What a lovely post as a tribute to him today. Very cute outfit, too, my friend.


    • 16 September 2021 / 20:05

      Thanks so much, Shelbee.