I can’t lie to you, dear reader. This blogpost was supposed to be praising the joys of a backpack for city life, especially when pregnant…but a few days after these photos were taken, my wallet was stolen out of this bag!
I’ve been opting for a backpack over a handbag for a few weeks now, as my back is really feeling the strain after a day of appointments. And I’ve been loving being handsfree once more – there’s something so freeing about it.
This is an old one from Radley I’ve had for a few years and it is still such a good shape…and I honestly think it was less the backpack that allowed me to be pickpocketed, more the fact that I was distracted at the time carrying a suitcase up some stairs on the underground.
I’m still standing by its use as a great bag…!
Anyway, moving swiftly onto the outfit…I think you’ve all probably noticed I’ve had this thing for a pop of red for a while now – it makes the simplest of outfits feel fresh – especially when I’ve mainly been buying accessories to help lift my maternity style.
And obviously stripes and red is a match made in heaven (and who can argue when this New Look is just £7 in the sale?!). I would say that although this jumper is fab, I’m not sure it needs to be maternity – it’s just a great jumper, and comes up a little short so I’m layering it with a vest underneath.
It might also be one of the last few times I’ll be wearing these boots for a while…my ankles are definitely getting chunkier and it’s becoming harder and harder to get these on – despite cold ankles, it might still have to be mules for the forseeable!
I will be starting to wind down outfit posts on here, preferring the warmth of my house and the security of my comfy pants for the next few weeks – the blog will still be going but just a bit less streetstyle…you can still follow on Instagram and Stories for outfit details and daily imagery, though.