Lois Skirt & Fair Isle Yoke Sweater

ImageAlthough it’s been cool enough to wear this Boden Lois Skirt in Aquamarine for some time now, I haven’t, because I have struggled with co-ordinating anything with it.  In a complete lack of originality and desperation, I bought the sweater they showed in the catalogue, ugh, hate doing that!

The skirt is a wool/cashmere mix, very soft, but of course dry clean only which is unwise for me.  But I loved it so.  It is a gentle A-line, I am happy with the shape, but I’m not so thrilled about the hip pockets.  As soon as I am brave enough I will sew them up.  There is a gorgeous yellow ribbon trim (the same “sulphur” yellow as the sweater I am wearing) and an exposed chunky zip with ribbon trim.  A lot of reviewers thought the skirt had too much fabric, I don’t feel that wearing it but I see it looks more voluminous in the photo here.  I would have liked to have tried the camel shade or perhaps the tartan but alas they are long since sold out in my size.

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The Fair Isle Yoke Sweater is lovely.  I nearly bought a  Fair Isle from Boden last year but lost my bottle and didn’t bother.  This one is so soft, not too much bobbling after wear, and is a good length for me.  I’ve worn it a couple of times with jeans and a gilet, and felt so warm and toasty.    I’m hoping Santa brings me another of these, only problem is which colourway to go for 😉

Sweater:  Boden Fair Isle Yoke Sweater

Skirt: Boden Lois Skirt

Tights:  Boden, navy, old

Boots:  Target, old, fringe cut off by me

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One thought on “Lois Skirt & Fair Isle Yoke Sweater

  1. Love the sweater. This outfit is just…..yummy! Maybe I shouldn’t read your blog, lol. I come away with so many items to add to my Boden wish list. 🙂 Your little girl is precious!

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