I received quite a lot of feedback that my hair looked so nice in the pictures of my capsule wardrobe series. I absolutely agree but the truth is that good-hair days are still very few and on many days, I just tie it back.

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I find my longer hair more difficult to manage and if you regularly do sports, it’s tough to style it and the easiest thing to do is just to pull it back. I also prefer to have the hair away from my face.

Gray (frizzy) roots are becoming visible too as I near the end of the month so as you can see it’s altogether a totally different look.

I try to compensate bad-hair days with an interesting outfit and sometimes I will wear a hat.

You have seen the graphic t-shirt before but the skirt is new as is the necklace. I was drawn to the graphical lines the skirt creates.

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I accept that I can’t look picture-perfect every day. I just don’t have the patience to spend a lot of time on grooming and styling hair and I prefer a hairstyle that is easy to manage.

Is it better to have a hairstyle that looks amazing a a few days a month but looks lacklustre the rest or is it better to have a hairstyle that is not super flash but will look ok on most days? These are questions that I’m pondering as I decide what to do with my hair.

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I love the juxtaposition of the straight graphical lines and the roundness of the necklace. Sadly, this will be the last time you will see it as I dropped it on a stone floor and the balls shattered into a thousands pieces….

Outfit details:
Skirt and necklace: In Good Company
Top: Abyzz (old)
Shoes and bracelet: Cos (old)
Watch: Bruno Nimaber

How do you cope with bad hair days? Do you use better clothing to compensate?


P.S. Have you finished your christmas shopping yet? I updated my page with gift ideas for women over 40 if you are still looking for inspiration!

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