That is still all out comfort.
This is the page you need to bookmark in case you don't feel your family have shown their true appreciation for you on Sunday.
These are pretty much the perfect gift and if you're lucky enough to have your mum still around, I can guarantee she will be over the moon with one of these.
The perfect scarf. And what better excuse for an all out luxury, cashmere version.
Which, to be honest, can be used all year round. I have been so lucky this year and have received so many lovely gifts for Mother's Day from companies (quite anxious about the day itself this year if I'm honest... I'm sure those who have lost their mum know what I mean?) but this is probably my favourite. The husband of course thinks this gift giving by other people is The Best Thing Ever. (not enough eye rolls for this one.. I have said best gift he can give me is a complete slap up Sunday lunch, cooked by HIM for the family plus a new board game. All suggestions gratefully received as I officially can't play Game of Life, Cluedo or Monopoly Empire one more time).
Ideal for now seeing as it's still chuffing freezing. Loving the sun today but oh my lord how cold is it still? A scarf like this is still definitely needed on an every day basis at the minute and for what looks like the foreseeable future. I will wear mine all the time. These are also the perfect transitional piece for when it's too warm for a coat but too cool to just wear a jacket and nothing else. Or I wear with a jumper instead of a jacket. Plus the ideal travelling companion. A cashmere scarf can even make a RyanAir flight bearable. Along with the promise of vats of wine at the other end. Flying without your children is also guaranteed to improve your flight. So is flying BA. First Class. Which suddenly make a cashmere scarf look like the cheap option no?
This is the scarf that I received and shall be wearing a lot.
Cashmere Throw from Me+Em £248
Also love the navy breton throw version from Me+Em £248
But I have found lots of other options in varying different budgets. Starting with one that isn't the cheapest but is a great reduction and a really unusual set of colours. Would work as well with winter khakis, black and navy as it would in the Summer with denim (yes even blue...), whites, creams and beiges.
Two tone stripe cashmere scarf from Me & Kashmiere was £508 now £248
Cashmere blend in stripes at Topshop.
Broadwick Scarf by Unique at Topshop £125 (you'd need the jumper too no?...If you could arrange to have the legs thrown in as well, that would be handy).
In navy and black.. again £125 (and the dress? Although personally I prefer the jumper)
Or the white and navy...
Black and white stripes now from Unmade at Selfridges - although they call is coal and snow which sounds so so much better. I may have to change my monochrome vocabulary... This can also be personalised on the label (although that does take two weeks..). Ok so when I was looking at his yesterday, the husband may have walked past and asked who would want a Newcastle United scarf for Mother's Day.... Father's Day is not looking good for him right now.
Unmade - White Label Cut & Twist Cashmere Striped Scarf £140
Stripe with a difference now at Jigsaw and pockets. How cute is this? I do fear, being tall that this might not work for me and irritatingly there isn't a pic of it "in use" but I love the idea. Not to mention the colours. I feel a need for pink coming on...
Scarf with Pockets from Jigsaw £59
Or the black and white again £59 Slightly less Magpies.
And if not a stripe, how about a check...
Aston wool and cashmere blend scarf from Isabel Marant was £150 now £60
AL311 gives you 20% off at The White Company. This is a much lighter cashmere scarf, perfect for the Spring.
Cloud Cashmere Scarf from The White Company £125
The scarf that I've been wearing all Winter and still adore is the oversized grey cashmere scarf from Black. This sold out but is back in stock and currently has 20% off.
Oversized Grey Cashmere Scarf from Black was £115 now £92
Colour for you now and even I love a coloured scarf. Currently lusting over both a lime green and a pink chunky jumper so these two colours are check check for me.
Lime Cashmere Scarf from Pure Cashmere was £159.99 now £49.99 at TK Maxx
And in a pink again now £49.99
Leaving the cashmere aside but still a knit.
Green Thomas Stripe Wool Scarf from Whistles £120 (pre 25% off.. WH25SS16)
More Summery scarves now which, due to their size make them eminently wearable now.
hush Check Scarf £49.99
And a Tesla blue print version again from hush £49.99
I'll cover more Summery scarves shortly - when the weather actually stays above zero for longer than 6 hours. But in the meantime, these are the perfect Mother's Day present, even if you have to buy it yourself. I'm still hanging out for lunch and a cup of tea in the morning. Before we go to rugby. Still got to go to rugby. That's just cruel isn't it? Although I am told that some women really love the whole touchline experience. Apparently. Who knew? (grouchy old bag alert - sorry, should have pre-empted this paragraph with that... Sorry sorry sorry. I have TRIED to love it. I don't mind it, but I have to admit. Still don't love it. Actually that's not even true. It's not even so much that I don't mind it. I can tolerate it. There. I know you're not supposed to admit that and I am truly envious of those who love watching their boys roll around in mud whilst standing in sideways rain but.... yup, that mothering gene missing chez nous. *prepares to be shot down in flames*).
Here I am in my scarf today and yet another pair of faithful old joggers. These were my £10 bargains from the Topshop sale although I am toying with the idea of having the elasticated cut off to make them more peg leg as - can't believe I'm typing this - I think they might be too long. Genuinely something I've never come across before.
Grey tweed joggers - Topshop
Black Essential Roll Neck - Cocoa Cashmere
Black blazer - Me+Em
Black and grey scarf - Me+Em
Grey Air Force Ones - Nike
I may have to take a winter weather hiatus and just look at some Spring options as well as the ever so random when I do it, beauty blog...