How many times have you bought footwear for your children and they’ve wrecked the shoes within a couple of weeks? even worse, smart school shoes which have been quickly trashed? I mean, kids shoes need to be robust. They climb, they run, they jump, they hardly ever sit still, and why should they? Their shoes should be able to take a battering.
When the brand Tutti Rouge got in touch to see if I’d like to work with them, my initial thought was that my boobs weren’t big enough for their bras. Having measured myself according to their guide though I was proved wrong.
With half term this week, we’ve spent a lot of time outside. Despite indoor venues now opening up post-lockdown, we’ve continued with our outdoor adventures, getting plenty of fresh air and appreciating all the wonderful places we have to visit.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot of things, including how we buy clothes and of course what we have been buying. With retail shops closed for a considerable time during the pandemic, many more people were turning to online shopping than ever before.
As I type this it is pouring with rain. Not just standard rain, the kind of rain with massive spots of water than gets you completely soaked. We had a similar downpour yesterday as I left to collect the children from school. It’s not been a great May weather wise so far, but apparently we are heading for a mid-June heatwave so it’s still reasonable to discuss summer wardrobes! Are you hoping for some warmer weather soon? This must have been the wettest May for a while.
Now that things are starting to open up a bit more and restrictions are gradually lifting, you may be starting to consider the special occasions you might have coming up during the remainder of the year.
I love cold and crisp mornings and days filled with warm sunshine and blue skies, something we’ve had a lot of lately and its been really lovely – but it can make it hard to know what to wear!
We’ve been in a state of lockdown for what feels like an age, but gradually now the rules are easing up and more movement and meeting up is possible. As the UK begins to open up, to mean that more and more things are open and small gatherings allowed, what are your thoughts on the post-lockdown wardrobe?