Orange Crystal Barrette: French Pleat.

I recently was lucky enough to win a beautiful hamper of hair goodies from Stonebridge Hair, for completing the 100 Pleats in 100 days challenge. One of the items that I just couldn’t wait to try out was this beautiful barrette studded with clementine-coloured crystals. 

   
The back of the barrette:

 
My initial thought was: “that is so pretty! But what is going to go with orange crystals?!” 

The answer was easy, as I saw when I put on my cognac coloured boots from Clarks, the barrette crystals tone in nicely with the exact shade of brown leather that I favour for boots and bags. Paired with a deep green Phase 8 dress and cognac coloured opaque tights, I thought it worked pretty well. 

I’ve been out on the town thrice now recently wearing this exact ensemble:

   
    
 

I’m afraid that this particular barrette is now sold out, but there are plenty of other pretty barrettes to choose from here.
 

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Dr Experimentsinstyle goes clothes shopping

There’s no getting round it – a white lab coat is not the most flattering of garments. Dr Experimentsinstyle fancies a update. So, I suggested he take a look at Kettlewell colours website. Although they only (currently) cater for female humans. (Not males or bears) I suggested that Dr Experimentsinstyle has his colours “done” , then he will be able to shop Kettlewell knowing his most flattering colours. This merino poncho would certainly be very welcome under my Christmas tree this year, for sure: http://www.kettlewellcolours.co.uk/products/knitwear/item/merino-poncho.

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