It’s My Party (Outfit)

It's My Party OutfitLast month I celebrated my 40th birthday with family and friends at a tiki bar in London. There was dancing and mojitos. And of course there was the perfect party outfit. Normally I would use extra money to buy kids’ clothes or accessories for the house. But this time, with no guilt at all, I bought myself a new outfit.

I decided to join the jumpsuit bandwagon (about three years late I know, but whatever). After much perusing on the House of Fraser website, I found a lovely black wrap jumpsuit from Wallis. I was worried that you had to be tall, thin and young to wear a jumpsuit, but I thought this looked nice. Not only was it extremely flattering, but it also covered the tops of my arms (which is a major issue for me). I was also pleased that after several months of healthy living, I was able to fit into a size 16. I was wearing size 20 trousers back in March. So the size of the jumpsuit gave me quite an ego boost.

Husband and the kids gave me some gorgeous gold-coloured accessories from H&M for my birthday which coincidentally looked lovely with my jumpsuit. I am still shocked at their great taste. I also had a clutch bag that one of my sisters gave me years ago. And as it is from Seychelles, it has a fab islandy vibe that worked well for a tiki bar.

It's My Party OutfitThe shoes are an old pair from Clarks. But they fit perfectly right into my gold theme. My heels have been looking a bit gross recently, all dry and cracked. Last month I got the Scholl Express Pedi, which was a godsend. It quickly exfoliated the dry skin off my feet in about two minutes (I now use it once a week) and I am no longer ashamed to wear sandals or shoes that show my heels.

I loved my birthday outfit. I felt so confident and it made turning 40 so much brighter.

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I was sent the Scholl Express Pedi for the purpose of this review. All opinions expressed are entirely my own.



11 thoughts on “It’s My Party (Outfit)

  1. You look fab, and well done on the weight loss. That’s similar to what I’m starting at on the bottom half. I’ve got a year til my 40th to lose 5 stone so need to get motivated

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