Saturday, 27 September 2014

And I will love thee still, my dear...

So here we are lovely readers and I am sure that it has not escaped your notice that it is le weekend once more.  I had a super day yesterday, meeting a friend and enjoying the sight of the first leaves turning that glorious spectrum of russet, golden and burgundy colours which heralds the onset of autumn. Of course, many of us have mixed feelings about autumn; it is after all the twilight of the year, signalling the drawing in of nights and the donning of extra layers to keep warm. 
I had not invested in a new season coat until I saw this one in Primark. It is everything a coat should be, versatile,  chunky, cosy and stylish. It only cost £23 yet the quality is similar to something you would find in Zara or Topshop at a much greater price. Despite that inter-seasonal malaise I am experiencing at the moment, I decided it was time to start dressing as though it is autumn even though the temperatures are still fairly mild. This outfit was what transpired:

*update* 
You can now find me on Depop (free to download from the App store) where I will be selling some of my unwanted clothes and accessories. My username is @cococami



Everything current season Primark except for the bag which is from Forever 21











 Outfit details.


A relaxing Saturday morning breakfast in my little glen of tranquility!


So, it is undoubtedly with mixed feelings that we bid adieu to the summer months. After all, there are so many amazing things about summer...barbecues, maxi dresses, sunbathing, picnics in the park, ice cream, trips to the beach and sitting outside for a drink with friends. Let us just pause for a moment to reflect on those late lamented summer pleasures...! 
Oh well, the good news is that there are so many enjoyable things about autumn, here are a few of my personal highlights:


Kicking through a giant pile of crispy autumn leaves. This is a no-brainer, everyone loves doing this, even those who pretend to hate it secretly love it...! 

Log fires. Sadly I do not have one in my home, so I will have to settle for finding them in country pubs...any excuse. Speaking of pubs...

Pub lunches are an ideal way to spend an autumn afternoon. A cosy sweater, knee high boots over skinny jeans and a floppy hat is the perfect look for an autumn pub lunch in my humble opinion...I digress, but there are also some amazing tartan scarves in Primark which are perfect to wear for an autumn pub lunch! Why does everything come back to Primark with me...?!

Steaming cups of coffee/tea/any other hot drink (maybe even Irish Coffee if we are talking sheer decadence!) after a long walk in the crisp autumn air.

Pumpkin spiced latte at Starbucks. With a chocolate brownie? Oh, if you insist!

Baking. Obviously you can bake all year round, but when the nights draw in, I feel more like whipping up a batch of cookies or a homemade pie. Mmm...!

Going to the cinema. I don't really go to the cinema much in the summer, as it seems like a waste to be sitting indoors when the weather is so nice outside, but in autumn I love going. I went to see the film 'Lucy' last night actually, a brilliant sci-fi action thriller starring Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman and directed by Luc Besson. It was the perfect piece of escapism for a Friday evening.

Updating your make up/wardrobe. When the summer ends, sandals need to be traded in for boots, maxi dresses need to be swapped for jumpers and jeans...what more of a perfect excuse could one desire for a shopping trip?! Then there is the make up, summery pinks can be swapped for rich burgundy's and chocolate browns...sounds like a good reason to drop into Boots...!

 Ah, autumn, you look lovely today ;)


 Red wine is perfect in autumn, the rich flavours just go perfectly with colder weather.


 I recently bought the new MUA Luxe Velver Lip Lacquer in the shade 'Funk'. It was only £3 yet it gives a velvety finish of rich cherry/pink colour which lasts all day. I was seriously impressed!


The MUA Velvet Lip Lacquer in 'Funk'


A trip to the cinema :)


It seems like I cannot go a day without a trip to Starbucks. How amazing is the new Guatemala coffee they have on offer? I would definitely recommend it, I had my usual iced latte with an extra shot and it was delicious.


There was an amazing sunset tonight, and a reflection of the new moon in the water too. I only had my iPhone, but the picture still managed to capture the amazing colours.

So that is all for now lovely readers. Let me know what you all like the most about autumn. I love to read your sweet comments and I follow back my followers. 

Until next time,

Camille 
xo

87 comments:

  1. Lovely post! xx
    www.astradea.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you very much, I hope you have a great week ahead :)

      Camille xo

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  2. I really need to get myself a Primark coat from their current stock, their ones are soo nice this year. I can't believe how good the quality looks on them :)
    I'm definitely loving the excuse to go shopping and to the cinema more now it's autumn... the Starbucks winter menu is always a plus too haha, I love their toffee nut lattes :)

    Louise / www.asseenonlouise.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. I agree, there are so many amazing coats in Primark at the moment, the only problem is choosing which one to buy! Glad you like the idea of shopping and going to the cinema more in the autumn, me too...! I had forgotten about Starbucks Toffee Nut Latte as well, I can't wait for those to be back on the menu! Hope you have a great week and thanks for your kind words :)

      Camille xo

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  3. Love the hat and jacket! Great photos!
    Mel

    http://girlandthepolkadot.blogspot.com/

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      Camille xo

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  4. Love love love your hat!!! I'm following you as well on bloglovin!! Thanks for visiting my blog! !

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      Camille xo

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  5. I love your coat!
    xo
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      Camille xo

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  6. Great post, I love your blog! I am obsessed with your hat! Thanks so much for visiting my blog I am now following you on bloglovin,
    Beth :)

    cakeandcouturexx.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Thank you very much for this kind comment, the hat was only £10 from Primark. I hope you have a good week!

      Camille xo

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  7. pretty coat! Such a good autumn outfit! :) can´t wait until I got a new coat x3

    dresses-and-travels

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      Camille xo

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  8. That coat is look amazing ! I need to take a trip to Primark after reading this :)
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      Camille xo

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  9. Such a sweet post...I am looking forward to autumn kicking in for good, but it's still difficult to say goodbye to summer. fortunately the weather is still quite mild so I can drag it out a bit longer! Love your outfit! I'm pretty sure I have the same jeans, but I love, love love the sandals!! x

    Mary
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    1. I am having the same problem letting go of summer, it is very mild here too at the moment. Thank you for this kind comment and I hope you have a great week!

      Camille xo

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  10. The coat is really stunning! And I love how you wore it with the sandals, it looks really good! I also find very interesting how you always show us, not only an outfit, but bits of your days too :)

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    1. Thank you very much for these kind words and I am so glad that you enjoy the mix of fashion and life on the blog :)

      Have a great week!

      Camille xo

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  11. Great photos! Love your outfit, that coat its beautiful


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      Camille xo

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  12. Love the outfit! and looks like you had a fabulous day!

    Vintage Melissa xx

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    1. Thank you so much, very kind of you :)

      I hope you have a great week!

      Camille xo

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  13. Love your primark coat, i am such a sucker for a winter coat, always buying them even though I have enough!

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    1. Thank you very much, me too, I am always buying coats despite having enough already ;)
      Have a great week!

      Camille xo

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  14. Gorgeous!
    love the look!
    the hat is so beautiful!! :)

    Lilu's Voyage
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      I hope you have a good week ahead!

      Camille xo

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  15. Loving the look and I love the lipstick too :) xx

    http://www.beyondthevelvet.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. Thank you very much, so kind of you :) I am trying to wear darker lipsticks more for the new season. Have a great week!

      Camille xo

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  16. I just love how you appreciate the little things in life. You coat looks cozy and the texture looks really nice. You look fabulous and keep enjoying life.

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    1. Thank you very much, this was a really kind comment. I hope that you keep enjoying life too and have a great week :)

      Camille xo

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  17. I'm seriously in love with that jacket :-o I think a trip to Primark is needed. I'm new to your blog and just want to say that I love your hair, it's gorgeous!

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    1. Thank you so much, very kind of you. I hope you get the jacket :)

      Camille xo

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  18. Hi dear, your blog is such a beautiful one! Would you like to follow each other? Let me know and I am instantly follow you back :) Btw u can follow me on Instagram and Facebook. Have a greate day! xoxo
    Greetings from Hungary
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    1. Thank you very much, I love your blog and I am already following you with Bloglovin :) have a great week!

      Camille xo

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  19. Such a lovely blog, followed!xx

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      Camille xo

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  20. Thank you so much for your kind words on my blog - they meant a lot to me. Do you have twitter? I would love to follow you on there x

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    1. Thank you very much, I loved reading your blog and your words really moved me. I don't have Twitter yet, I must be the last person on earth who doesn't ;) if I do create a Twitter account I will let you know though :)
      I hope you have a great week ahead, the weekend went by far too fast as usual!

      Camille xo

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  21. Fantastic outfit and photos!!!! <3 really love your hat!!
    xx
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      Have a great week!

      Camille xo

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  22. Love you hat!! I picked up my new winter coat last week, and then of course we've had a gorgeous warm weekend!

    Victoria
    FlorenceandMary.com

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    1. Thank you very much, I agree, it is not really cold enough to wear winter coats yet!

      Camille xo

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  23. This post made me so excited for fall + I love your coat!
    x Justina // abentpieceofwire.com
    (trying to ramp up my bloglovin' game, help a girl out?)

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    1. Thank you very much, so glad that you enjoyed the post! Have a great week.

      Camille xo

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  24. I love the outfit especially the cozy coat! I am going to miss Summer too but I am ready for fall now :)

    Steph,
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    1. Thank you very much, I will miss summer too, but I know what you mean about looking forward to autumn :)

      Camille xo

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  25. It is a beautiful coat, great value for money! Love your description of the autumn leaves xx

    Ioanna | www.hearting.co.uk

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    1. Thank you very much, the coat was such good value. I love to kick through a pile of autumn leaves, lol ;) Have a great week!

      Camille xo

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  26. I love your hair!! Cute outfit and we coincidentally have the same pedicure at the moment lol

    Tanaka
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    1. Thank you very much, so sweet of you and lol at having the same pedicure ;) I love you blog and I have followed you with Bloglovin.

      Camille xo

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  27. Great outfit!! Love those skinny jeans!!!

    JESSTHEGRRL

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    1. Thank you very much, I am living in these jeans at the moment!

      Have a great week!

      Camille xo

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  28. Ahhhh I love the look of that jacket! Does it have buttons? You've also reminded me to check our the MUA lipsticks!

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    1. Thank you very much, the jacket does have buttons but they do not show :) hope you have a great week!

      Camille xo

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  29. Great outfit darling ! :D

    P.S. Following you on GFC too .. Keep in touch ya. :)
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      Have a great week!

      Camille xo

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  30. Great pictures!! - xo

    Shauna

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      Camille xo

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  31. woah! holy fuck, that sunset struck me so much - stunning image.
    xx

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    1. Thank you very much, it really was a lovely sunset :) thank you for taking time to comment, really kind of you!

      Camille xo

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  32. Oh my god you are so gorgeous! I absolutely adore your style! And you have got some really nice pictures :)) And those velvet lips <33
    I am your newest follower :)) xx Couldn't help it ^-^

    It would mean seriously so much to me if you visited my blog, if you have some time to spare <3

    Berry The Blue

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    1. Thank you very much for this super sweet and kind comment! I love your blog and I am following you with Bloglovin. I hope you have a great week!

      Camille xo

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  33. Hello dear! You're blog is amazing, i'm in love!
    Would you like to follow each other on Bloglovin' and GFC? Let me know on my blog, I follow right back
    http://entrejoyasydiamantes.blogspot.com.es/
    Kisses!

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  34. i really love the cardigan! really beautiful. this is a great fall outfit :)

    kris

    http://thegirlwhocriedchic.blogspot.com

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  35. I wish we had a Primark over here. your jacket is so cute! :)

    Metallic Paws

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  36. Everything about this is beautiful. Your blog is amazing and I love your style. We have very similar styles :)
    xoxo
    followed!

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  37. Loving your coat and shoes! My favorite things about autumn are the festivities :) -Audrey | Brunch at Audrey's

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  38. Great coat.

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  39. They're all such lovely photos :)
    And I adore your shoes!

    Carolyn
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  40. hi dear! thanks for your comment and following! im following you too!
    beautiful pics! kisses!

    www.fashionizein.com

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  41. Lovely pictures!! X

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  42. love your outfit! (:

    www.miielife.blogspot.com

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  43. So nice dear! Love your hat!
    xoxo
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  44. What lovely photos!!!
    xx
    Annie
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  45. very pretty photos and your outfit is very nice! love the hat and card - they mix perfectly!

    Lyosha
    Inside and Outside Blog
    P.S. would you like to follow each other?

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  46. Hi Camille, great blog! And thanks for stopping by my blog ;)

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  47. Hey lovely - just want to say thank you for your lovely comment on my blog the other day and I've followed you on GFC & BL too! Loved this post, how have I not seen this coat in Primark?! Your hat is gorg also! xxx

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  48. The coat selection in Primark this year is wonderful, I picked up dusty pink oversized. Yours is gorgeous as well and I like how you styled it up in this look. We still have a t-shirt weather. I'm enjoying it.

    xoxo Ra

    http://ramona-strikeapose.blogspot.ie/

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  49. You look amazing girl! :)
    Thank you for your comment! I am following you on GFc and Bloglovin, hope you follow back!

    Isa M., Tic Tac Living

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  50. Love the outfit! Thank you so much for commenting on my blog!
    Alice x
    ohjustAlice.blogspot.co.uk

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