Orange tartan! I hear you all splutter. But no, they really worked. Part of my Next bargain buys, they were really soft with that comfy cosy feel. I really loved them so don’t knock it until you’ve had a go yourself.
Iceland wasn’t as cold
Iceland wasn’t as cold as I thought it would be. I had packed appropriately and was planning on a lot of layering. I’ve had a bit of trouble with trousers but that’s another story that will be told at a later date. I took this pair of woolley Elle winter soft tights in navy blue with a splash of colour in the form of these cute orange daisies. They did the job. Warmth and comfort and cool looking too.
The first day of my trip was extremely bitter cold but the rest of my stay the weather was a tad bit warmer and my ensemble of T-shirt, dress, hand knitted lopi jumper, thick tights, leg warmers, coat, ear warmer, hat, gloves and scarf kept me warm. I don’t think I could have worn much else 😆
Additional review… leg warmers! After numerous jibes about gymming it and getting physical, were my leg warmers a success? Yes they were! I was tempted to wear them stretched and high and just look like the div I am but I didn’t. They proved a necessity and my advice is, if you want to stay warm in cooler climates, nobody judges how silly you may look. Hey in my case, I would be jealous that I hadn’t thought of it myself.
I had glitter legs today and the effect was achieved by wearing a pair of Tesco, glitter tights. They sparkled and shimmered in the light. I was mesmerised by the colours it emitted. I could sit and watch the rainbows dance in front of my eyes for hours, like a moth to a light bulb.
BIG probem though, bagginess! You might be able to see the colours they produced but you might also be able to see my wrinkled ankles as well as my wrinkled knees, I felt like a newbie circus performer who’s been given the last acrobat’s full body leotard, baring in mind that I’m only 5 foot and the last performer’s inside leg length was 5 foot. I’m hoping a wash will shrink because as you can read the colours were fireflies foxtrotting in the garden of eden hypnotising simple folk like me.
Yippee, it’s Christmas Eve and I’m doing my best to look like an incognito elf with these stripy red and orange Falke woolley tights. Hope it’s going to be a cold day because they do keep me rather warm. My 5 foot frame doesn’t help with my whole sophisticated elf look because they also have a tendency to fall and gather at the ankle. So I’ll look like Nora Batty trying to look like an elf.