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Thursday, 17 October 2013

OOTD: Autumn/Fall Pastels

So, I got this amazing new electric wheelchair. It folds up to fit in the car & I can take the wheels off & put manual wheels on instead. It's the best thing in the whole world. So I thought I'd show off in an OOTD. I hadn't really planned to do this so I'm not 100% happy with this outfit, the boots look so wrong with this outfit but w/e. The rest is pretty cute & I like it.

 
 So the top is from Fat Face. I love tops like this, they are great for layering with cute cami-tops & they always seem casual & just thrown together. The skirt is from river island a while ago & has the worst zip of any skirt I've ever owned but it's really, really cute & hangs well...even sat down. The tights are from boots & are stunning, super comfortable & WARM!
 
I love pastel tones in autumn & winter. They are so unexpected & they look so stunning. I do go for darker pastels in autumn winter, more blush tones, pale tans & taupes...

This was my first time in the park in my new wheelchair & I loved it so much! I have so much more independence, it's amazing. I haven't had this much fun outdoors in years. Its amazing being able to decide where I go. 
I have to say I am thinking of customising the wheelchair. Maybe I'll yarn bomb it (lol), or more likely I'll cover the white parts in patterned washi tape.

5 comments:

  1. Love the colors in this outfit- so adorable! You pull of a pixie so well too <3 Washi tape sounds way to cute, you should totally do it! Alex

    Ps. I responded to your comment on my contact page- I don't know if it will notify you or not- if it doesn't, just swing by!

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    1. Thank you & your advice on that comment was really helpful, thank you so much I will definately be trying out different angles :)
      Sally

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  2. hello! what is the name of the company that makes your wheelchair, and what is the model? are you still loving how it's working for you? thanks!

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    1. My wheelchair is an Invacare Esprit Action4 NG. I absolutely adore it, it is a great little wheelchair...I play Powerchair football in it (which I know I shouldn't as it's not a sports chair) & it is as good as - if not better than - all the other day chairs.
      It could not fit my lifestyle better & I would recommend it to anyone who doesn't have the space to store a conventional powered wheelchair.

      Sally x

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    2. thank you so much for the info! i will eventually (hopefully) be doing a lot of commuting so the lightweight and small frame looks perfect. football sounds like a blast, and is definitely telling of the chair's strength. cheers!

      -EH

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