There is nothing wrong with culottes


That is the one thing that I remember frowning at, In Caitlin Moran’s How To Be A Woman. Everyone is so down on culottes!

They’re breezy AND practical. What could be better?

The addition of turquoise toenail polish? Well, maybe.

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Because it was HOT, so hot the polish would not go on evenly and was drying before I’d covered a whole nail (ridiculous), I decided to take another life lesson from Quantum Leap – Was it Al’s third wife who would flavour her toes with mint leaves?

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Well, I don’t know how my toes tasted, but they felt, and probably smelt, better than they had.

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Two pictures, because I like how the colours chime together. Vibrant!

Culottes are brilliant for bicycling. Belts are not, though.

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This picture in is black and white because I took it in poor lighting – I just wanted to show off my quiff, because it went like that on its own and impressed me.

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The picture lies, though – I had much, much kinder feelings towards that cookie than it looks, here. They’re delicious, and big, and today I have had three. But health nuts, fear not – I have also been doing a bunch of these:

And I cycled most my old route to work, because it’s pretty, and marvelled at how much easier it is now than it was then. Wii fit “yoga”; roller discos: they are good, fine things.

Royal jubilee jumper: Brick Lane vintage market, Brownie culottes: vintage fair in Stratford-Upon-Avon, golden shoes: VW + Melissa via yoox, shirt: GAP, boots: Dr Martens, socks: JB Sport? Or something?

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5 Responses to There is nothing wrong with culottes

  1. Terri says:

    Methinks I need to go give my mint a toe hug!

  2. Sherin says:

    Culottes sound amazing. I need a pair…bad. And love the nail colour.

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