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Now that the cold has settled, and with only a week before my big move to New York where it is even colder, I went on the hunt for some last minute winter items. I found this blue skirt and baby pink turtle neck jumper in Dunnes Stores. Dunnes has really upped its game over the last year, I always see items I cannot leave without especially for the winter. I loved the cool colors of both this skirt and jumper and thought they worked perfectly together for a November look.

Savida Flippy Skirt

Soft Roll Neck Jumper (Similar)

 

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For the longest time I have searched for the perfect pair of knee high boots. That means boots that don’t slouch or fall down my legs, and that don’t have lots of leg space making my thighs look much bigger than they are! I already own a pair that are suede and elastic but not tight enough and not good in wet weather. I also own a pair that tie at the top of the leg but still fall down, and a leather pair with way too much leg space. So I had pretty much given up at this stage!

However, last week while at the Kildare Village Christmas launch I paid a visit to the Kurt Geiger store where I found these beauties. I was instantly drawn to their gold buckle heel (I have a thing for gold buckle heels, I already own two other pairs of ankle boots like this haha). When I tried them on and saw how perfectly they fit and stayed in place, I had my purse out quicker than lightening!  They’re so comfortable and I just know they will be perfect while walking around freezing New York this winter.

Unfortunately I can’t find the exact link for these leather boots but it’s possible they will still have them in the Kildare Village store as it was only last week when I got my pair.

The boots in suede can be found here.

And the leather boots without gold buckles can be found here.

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So next week is my last in Dublin for quite some time. I don’t plan on coming home until this time next year as I would prefer to spend all my annual leave (a whole 10 or 11 days *cry*) traveling America. I hope to do lots of weekend trips throughout the year. So I find myself wanting to visit all my favorite places in Dublin and of course seeing my family and friends one last time next week before I leave. I also need to try pack my life into two suitcases (pray for me) and hang out with my dog as much as possible in the hopes that he doesn’t forget me 🙁

It’s only now that it is starting to kick in, although I don’t think I will fully realize it until I’m actually in the airport!

There is a lot to do and a lot to see over the next week. But I couldn’t be more excited and these things definitely make you appreciate home more.

Have you ever lived abroad? I would love to hear about your experience of leaving your home in the comments below 🙂

Sophie

x

 

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Photos by Brid O’Donovan

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15 Comments

  • Posted November 14, 2016 4:10 pm
    by Anna

    What a cute look! I love the turtleneck and the gold accent on the boots! Have fun during your last week in Dublin!
    -Anna | http://www.fivefootandfabulous.com

  • Posted November 14, 2016 4:17 pm
    by Mckenna Bleu

    I LOVE the sweater!!! Looks so comfy too!

  • Posted November 14, 2016 5:40 pm
    by Rachel Ritlop

    love this look! have fun during your last week in Dublin! I’ve never lived abroad but it seems exciting!

    Rachel | The Confused Millennial

  • Posted November 14, 2016 9:20 pm
    by Alex

    I’ve only lived abroad when I studied at Oxford (and I got to visit Dublin before). Good luck with your move to New York!!

  • Posted November 14, 2016 10:18 pm
    by Cristina

    Absolutely LOVE that turtleneck. That color is one of my favorites for cooler months 🙂

    X,
    Cristina / cristinawashere.com

  • Posted November 14, 2016 11:28 pm
    by Katie

    I love this outfit, it’s so cute! Have fun during your last week in Dublin and safe travels!

    xoxo,
    Katie
    chicincarolina.blogspot.com

  • Posted November 15, 2016 2:09 am
    by Amanda

    It’s so exciting that you’re going to be living abroad! I would definitely say travel as much as you can since there’s so much to see here!

    Xoxo,
    Amanda
    http://www.trulyyoursa.com

  • Posted November 15, 2016 2:51 am
    by Erica @ Coming Up Roses

    I’m OBSESSED with your look…lovelovelove the skirt in particular!

    Coming Up Roses

  • Posted November 15, 2016 4:16 am
    by Annaliese

    I ADORE this skirt! So cute!

    xoxo A
    http://www.southernbelleintraining.com

  • Posted November 15, 2016 1:49 am
    by Alix Maza

    Those boots with the gold heels are so CUTE! Such a great look.

    Alix | http://www.apintsizedlife.com

  • Posted November 15, 2016 1:41 pm
    by Kirsten

    This is such a chic outfit and would be perfect for work. Love the turtleneck, I’m so into them this year!

  • Posted November 15, 2016 5:37 pm
    by Ashley

    Love this look, the perfect way to get into winter clothes! Good luck on your move to New York!
    xoxo

  • Posted November 21, 2016 4:51 am
    by Merisa Ferrell

    Love the OTK boots! I hope you have a great last week in Dublin! Good luck with the move. xx Merisa | Monogrammed Magnolias

  • Posted November 22, 2016 5:58 am
    by Tffani

    This boots are amazing! I love them

  • Posted August 6, 2017 6:38 pm
    by Shelton

    I do not even know how I ended up here, but I thought this post was great. I do not know who you are but certainly you are going to a famous blogger if you aren’t already 😉 Cheers!

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