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24 Dec 2011

The Cheap Monday Seamed Jumper

I have fully lost touch with reality. The temperature in Dubai has hit a low of 22 degrees celsius and so I am starting to feel....

...chilly.

For realz.

And I am loving it as this makes it the perfect opportunity to wear my Cheap Monday seamed jumper. This has been waiting patiently in my wardrobe for some time - and now the time has finally come.

In a way it's anti fashion. It's a bit shapeless - essentially a sack with strategic holes for head and arms but it is so damn cosy. I love the chunky knit finish, the soft non-itchy acrylic and the way it just envelops the body. This is a jumper to curl up in and enjoy some steaming mulled wine :)





Jumper: Cheap Monday - Link!
Jeans: Cheap Monday
Boots: ASOS Aggie boots - Link!
Bag: Miu Miu

I also wore my new lipstick today - a new little YSL number. I think this has been out for some time and everytime I have meandered past the counters I have mentally clocked it.

Meet YSL Rouge Pur Couture in 37.







Such a perfect generic pink colour. Okay, it's nothing new and I could have lived without it in my collection but I consider this the season of indulgence and so just allow me this little treat :) I mean, look at it....how can you not deny something this light, glossy and pink! It's also a very similar colour to my handbag therefore making it a "must purchase" ;)

Finally...

How could I end this post without saying - have a fantastic Christmas!

I have the whole day off! Woo!

Yes, Christmas is more of a commercial, rather than official event in Dubai. That means offices are open as usual but shopping malls are decked out with lights, trees, and Santas.

Enjoy the day and I hope to see you all soon - in fact a quick post will also be waiting for you tomorrow :)

x

60 comments

  1. Love the jumper! Happy Christmas missus and enjoy the 24 hours off ;)

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  2. @Karen - cheers Karen! Happy Christmas to you too! x

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  3. Shoes area adorable:) It would make my Christmas if you would check out my blog:)

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  4. @Michelle - followed! Merry Christmas Michelle :)

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  5. Shapeless comfort for the win! =) Merry Christmas and it's been a pleasure to spend this year with you and your blog <3

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  6. I love the jumper during cold days. The comfy-ness exudes in all your photos. You're the perfect model for it, I tell ya! :) I'm totally sold!!! :D As for the lipstick, ofcourse you're supposed to indulge yourself once in awhile specially during this holiday. It's unhealthy not to gift something for yourself. :)

    MERRY MERRY CHRISTMAS LAURA!!! WISH YOU ALL THE BEST!

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  7. Thanks guys, I think we need a group hug :)

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  8. Lovely!! Group hug for sure!
    Merry Christmas, Laura, I thought of you this morning and I could not wait to enter and wish you a wonderful night.
    XXX

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  9. love this look, the jumper is really original. merry xmas laura! xx

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  10. You look gorgeous as usual! Could you do a post on how you get your hair to look so amazing? ( products and tools) ..

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  11. love this look, so casual yet put together. have a happy holiday (:

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  12. And a Happy (hot) Christmas to you too Laura!
    Its chilly over here, but I can't imagine Christmas any other way! Enjoy your mulled Vino! Belle du Brighton

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  13. love everything about that outfit:) & the pink lipstick eeep! something pink & lovely like that cannot be ignored:)

    xoxo
    Rosie Anna

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  14. tres chic :) The lipstick looks beaut on you too!

    rachinald.blogspot.com :)

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  15. Oo that jumper is nice- it makes me longer for warmer weather in the UK! That is a lovely lipstick too, although I think I am slightly too pale for it.

    Happy Christmas to you, and I hope you enjoy your day off Laura!xx

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  16. Cheap Monday really do the most interesting and lovely pieces, this jumper is the ideal shape and has lovely detailing. I love your boots too! Have a lovely Christmas

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  17. Love that jumper, you look lovely :). Merry Christmas!!!! X

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  18. Have a wonderful holiday! Keep warm!

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  19. You look fabulous! You always look so effortlessly chic :) merry christmas!

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  20. Merry Christmas from Qatar ;) Love your outfit! <3

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  21. I always love the shoes & lip colors you wear! Merry xmas & Happy day off

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  22. I love the jumper and the shoes they look great, the colour of the jumper is stunning. Also the lipstick and the colour of the bag look great together!
    great outfit. Bye!

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    xox

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  23. Love the jumper and that pink lipstick is so pretty on you! Happy holidays!!

    xoxo
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  24. Merry Christmas! Love the shoes, oh to be somewhere sunny for winter, fed up or the rain and cold!x

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  25. love the jumper, also love your hair. what tool do you use to do it? Merry christmas x

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  26. Lovely jumper, I actually just bought one from Stefanel when they had a 20% discount. Chunky knit with a buttoned back and leather inserts. I love chunky knits! Have a lovely Christmas and thank you for the enabling and entertaining posts all year!

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  27. your hair is so so so gorgeous! how do you get it to have such nice lose curls/waves? merry christmas! xx

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  28. Wow I love it! I sort of looks like a purposely done cross, which I adorreeee!.
    -x

    http://makeupmeow.blogspot.com

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  29. I went travelling this year in the lead up to Christmas to countries where Christmas isn't such a big event. It was kinda nice coming back to Australia having missed out on all the madness in the lead up.
    Your hair looks great here. Its getting really long again yay!
    Merry Christmas

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  30. I really like the Jumper Laura,you look really nice and cozy. Have a lovely day off and merry Christmas at that. Thank you for all your lovely blog posts.

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  31. love the jumper!! and that lippie is absolutely gorge!! Merry christmas guys!!

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  32. Merry Christmas! I absolutely love your blog! You have such a great sense of fashion! How long have you lived in Dubai? :)

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  33. Thanks guys! Very merry christmas to you all :)

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  34. O I need that lipstick! Merry Christmas x

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  35. Laura, this look is so effortless! I love it! Your make up is so soft and beautiful! What nail polish are you wearing? Love love love!
    M xxx

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  36. what a nice jumper!
    Laura I don't want to be offensive but...are you a little bit too orange??? fake tan? blush? foundation? camera?

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  37. @anna - haha might be the light in the more shaded pics. no fake tan worn here :)

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  38. ahhh laura! these boots are so nice! i have to say i prefer the black version but you look amazing in them! also, merry christmas! X

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  39. I have a jumper similar to that one, you're right, they're just so damn cosy!!


    The lip color is lovely, my favorite generic pink is MAC's Angel. It's so perfectly pink.

    Merry Christmas, I hope you've had a lovely day!


    Amelia @ UGLY DUCKLING x

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  40. Very cute outfit! you look very comfortable !

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  41. I was going to get this sweater on shop bop, but thought about it too long and it sold out. Such a cute outfit.

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  42. I love a chunky oversized knit over a pair of form-fitting bottoms!

    http://xjole.blogspot.com

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  43. I wish I was in Dubai!!! Great buys!

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  44. you look lovely as always :D

    www.missmathful.blogspot.com

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  45. That jumper really does look lovely on you! Hope you had a fab Christmas X

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  46. Love this... so simple and fresh.

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