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When You Save Something For Best But Then Never

When You Save Something For Best But Then Never Actually Wear It. That!! Ha. Happy Friday, friends. How are you today?

I was so cold over the last few day, I am hoping the sun will come out today. Then again I will not see it as I’m at work all day!

When You Save Something For Best But Then Never..

When You Save Something For Best But Then Never Actually Wear It:

I was sat thinking yesterday that I have a lot of pretty items of shoes and clothing that I’ve brought over the years that get saved for best and then never actually get worn.

Last year I got a polka dot dress for my birthday which still has tags on. The sparkly shoes I had on a few days ago, I’ve had a few years and never got worn. The sparkly jumpsuit I brought at Christmas never got an outing.

My Irregular Choice collection is amazing but all still in their boxes. One thing this awful situation we have found our self’s in has reminded me never to save things for best!

Love this jacket and I’ve had it years but guess what!? I’ve worn it an handful of time because…. I’ve save it for best. No more saving things for best… . Methinks!!

When You Save Something For Best But Then Never..
When You Save Something For Best But Then Never..

Spending More Time Outdoors:

Over the last few weeks with lockdown it has been really hard with only one form of exercise a day. My dog wants to walk first thing but my Daughter wanted to go out after lunch. So I have had to go out most mornings with the dog and let my Kids go out later on their own. Which has been nice for them but mum likes to go with them too and have a chatter.

From Wednesday here in the UK we can go out more for exercise so it will be lovely having the choice. How about you? How is lockdown life going for you? Are you out of lockdown yet?

When You Save Something For Best But Then Never Actually Wear It. Do you have clothes you’ve not worn yet or are you good at wearing everything you buy?


What I Wore: Jacket: c/o Boden | Jumper & Jeans : Primark | Boots: c/o Marisota

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Me, my husband, youngest Son and my Daughter were meeting my eldest Son in Nottingham to all go out for a meal. My 2nd eldest Son could not make it as he lives about 140 miles away.

Off we went for a nice walk around the shops then I picked where I wanted to have my birthday lunch. Cosmo it was then. For an all, you can eat buffet. With extra cakes for my birthday.

Before we went to lunch my eldest Son had to nip into the train station to pick up a train ticket, or at least that is what I thought. I didn’t want to go to the train station so me and my Daughter had a look at a quickly vintage shop we like to visit.

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10 responses to “When You Save Something For Best But Then Never”

  1. Such a cute jacket, Claire! I have lots of things in my closet that I haven’t worn yet or things that I “save for something special”. But you are right, we should treat every day as a special occasion to wear our favorite things!


  2. Joanne says:

    I have quite a few items in my closet that I don’t wear nearly enough (or at all) because I bought it for a trip or event that didn’t happen or I haven’t found just the right place to wear it (or just the right thing to go with it) but I am trying to be more intentional about wearing more of my items more often instead of the same old thing. I LOVE your entire outfit!

  3. Kimberly F Malkiewicz says:

    I have a couple tops that I don’t wear enough because they were pricey! Many businesses have opened where I live, but have occupancy restrictions. We have gone out to dinner, though!

  4. Hi Claire!
    Before I looked down to see where you got the jacket, I said, it looks like “Boden”! Love it! It looks so good on you . I have dresses that I have yet to wear that I will wear this summer. So true, you can’t wait for the right time or special occasion. Enjoy your walks!
    jess xx

  5. Michelle says:

    Such a cute jacket! Love the polka dots. I have a few dresses that I’ve never worn because it just hasn’t been the right time. I think I need to just pull them out and wear them around the house!

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