Rocking Up (or Blowing Away) in Red!

It was so stormy when we took these photos but I was determined to get outdoor photos despite the weather. I'm wearing red in honour of Friday's Rock Up In Red day for the British Heart Foundation. I hope you did the same!
Gilet - Room 31
Tulip Style Red Wool Mini - M&S (old)
White Long Sleeved Top - Primark
Black Opaque Tights - M&S
Taupe Suede Boots - Mango
Glasses - Firmoo
I'm afraid the House of Deron gilet is now sold out in Room 31 - well done those of you who snapped it up after my last post here. I hope you love it as much as I do - I was surprised at how well it looked with a skirt so will definitely be wearing it this way again.

You can still pick up this gilet on the Lovarni website here for £35.99 Just L & XL left but it is a small fit so a Large would only be about a 12. Other sizes are available here on Amazon for around the same price. Or you could go for something a bit  different. This one is from Mango at ASOS - reduced in the sale to £36 but it has a knitted back rather than the faux leather in the House of Deron one.
Mango Faux Fur Belted Gilet with Knitted Back
 In researching this, I appear to have been distracted by the 70%-off sale on ASOS so I'm abandoning you now in order to give it my full attention…I may be some time…


  1. Haha, this is your J-Lo moment!

  2. Anonymous21:17

    LOVE this post! Looks a bit windy out there ;) I do like the Gilet styled like that and might just give something like this ago whereas usually I wouldn't have. x

  3. Oh bless you - the things we do for blogs including standing there posing in gale force winds! Those Mango boots are earning their keep aren't they?

  4. That gilet is really lovely on you and looks great with the skirt. Awaiting news of your purchases from Asos with bated breath :)

  5. that skirt is fabulous and I love the gilet x

  6. Love your gilet,looks great with a skirt too :) love your red skirt too, ha it's so windy here today and I have to do about 13 miles for my London training, keep putting it off, but its got to be done :(

  7. You really suit red Avril - and yay on 300 GFC followers! :)

    Nic x

  8. Hi there!! Lovely pics Avril and the gilet goes amazing with red, loving your skirt! I found a Dorothy Perkins faux fur gilet today in the PDSA charity shop and I love how yours is belted, I will try mine like this! Have a good week ahead! Sharon xx

  9. The gilet looks great with red - who would have thought it! I hear we're in for some more gales tonight, always fun the weather in NI isn't it?!

  10. That gilet was an absolute bargain - it looks great!

  11. I think your hair blowing in the wind makes these photos!

  12. Anonymous10:09

    Love the gilet (great price) and your skirt! You look fab! Gina x


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