I don't know how it has been in your country, but I hope you had a better spring than we did in Austria. For the past days it has snowed, yes, you read correctly SNOWED.
My biggest problem in such a weather is, of course, what to wear. The most pressing issue of all, as, technically, is is spring despite the weather showing you the nasty finger. Of course all my winter clothes had already been stored away weeks ago, so I was facing a real dilemma in the mornings, but I think I figured it out now - more or less.
On the first day of snow, I went full back to winter mode. I ran down in the cellar, undug my Ugg fakes, my downy feather coat and flung it over my long-sleeved shirt and jumper.
Goodness, I sweated. Although it snowed and the wind was pretty cold, too, it simply wasn't winter anymore and by lunchtime, I sported a really nasty smell emanating from my armpits, as I was sweating like a pig. Too much. However, dressing like I actually would do at the end of April didn't work either, so compromise it was.
I figured that in such volatile weather, you have to decide on one part of your body to be warm and the other to be seasonal. Actually like one part is dressed to match the weather and the other to match the season.
Over the weekend, my man and I went to Munich for birthday shopping (and now, sadly, my birthday rights are officially over for this year) and, as we always do in Munich, we went shopping to Abercrombie & Fitch. I love A&F and I don't even know why (it's the smell, I am certain) as I am not a person who's hugely into brands, especially not ones which were originally known for their country style and flannel clothes.
However, I still love it and go shopping there whenever my budget and location allow it. This time I wanted to buy a pair of jeans (my idea of a nightmare) and although A&F has the most comfortable jeans of all (is there actually any such thing as comfortable jeans?), I wasn't lucky this time. In the end, I decided for a cool folklore jumpsuit and a beautiful floral dress.
But back to the main point. Today we went out for a Sunday stroll and got cake and I wore my new jumpsuit which is definitely a spring/summer piece, but I combined it with sneakers (so spring at my feet) but wore my warmer autumn Bershka coat with it and a thick scarf.
I love thick, woolly scarves as they can combine spring and winter or autumn and summer splendidly. If you don't know how to play it safe in transitional seasons, buy a thick scarf. You can wrap it around your shoulders if it gets really cold, or loosely hang it around your neck, if it's warm enough.
Anyway, I made my man take some pictures of my Sunday style (and think he did a splendid job) and if you like it (or not), please comment here or on Facebook.
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