What’s great about this post is the acknowledgement that as well as wanting to looking glamorous, we also want to be comfortable on occasion. Okay, most occasions. Can’t speak for y’all, but my days of going out in a skimpy t-shirt in late January or teetering around in heels that kill, well, you know. Ed

What happens when you have plans to go out and all you want to do is stay in? I find myself in this predicament more often during Winter, simply because it’s so bloody cold and unappealing outside. These days if I venture out into the cold night air I’m going to wear a cosy jumper, so how can I make it look glam? First off, be sure it’s phenomenal quality, preferably 100% cashmere like this beautiful Marks & Spencer jumper I’m wearing. Then add some sparkle or shine as I have with my Zara pink foil pleated skirt and sequins clutch. Equally important is keeping my feet and legs warm so my ancient stretch fabric knee-high boots come out of hiatus. These comfortable boots manage to maintain the glam factor with their sexy kitten heel and super pointed toe.

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