It’s been Arctic here in the UK. On such occasions, my sense of style goes completely out of the window. For the past few weeks, I have been swathed in Uniqlo Heat Tech long-sleeved T-shirts, thermal leggings, jeggings or skinny jeans, two hats, two pairs of gloves, thick socks, North Face jacket and fleece, walking boots… You name it. If it traps heat, it’s on my body.
Don’t even ask about my night wear. It’s shameful. Anyone else take their bra off as quickly as possible, and then wriggle back into their long-sleeved T-shirt and thermal leggings for a night’s sleep? When I see myself in the morning bathroom mirror, I think, ‘Who let the straggle-haired mad woman into the house?’
Just making myself look decent for a day in the office is hard work. I have sewn some beautiful wool dresses. Do I wear them right now? No, because I’d have to combine them with a pair of tights and shoes with a heel. Not when there’s ice under foot!
What about you lot? Can you pull off cold chic, or are your channelling the grandma vibe like me? Alternatively, are you sweltering in the heat and struggling to look pulled together? Oh, weather!