All I can really say right now is WHY, BODEN? WHY NOW? I mean, other than that you’re a clothing retailer, and this is traditionally the time of year when clothing retailers release their autumn/winter collections. And also because the world doesn’t ACTUALLY revolve around me, obviously. It’s not YOUR fault that I have no money (and still have stuff to buy for my summer holiday), but now I have all this winter stuff I’m convinced I need too, is it?
(Note: it totally IS your fault, Boden. I mean, I’m trying to be reasonable here, but if all this stuff sells out in my size before I can actually afford to buy any of it, I’ll… well, I probably won’t do anything, to be honest. I will be… I will be MIFFED, though. MIFFED. And you will have that on your conscience FOREVER. SO THERE.)
Anyway! From this you’ll have gathered that the Boden Autumn/Winter 2015 collection is now available to buy, and also that I want to buy ALL of it. I’m not going to, though: instead, I’m going to show it to you, so you can buy it for me, and at least SOME of us will get to wear it. I promise this won’t be like that whole thing with the Topshop skirt, by the way, where I said you should buy it, and then I went out and bought it anyway. (Je ne regrette rien,is all I’m saying…) But only because this time I really, REALLY can’t justify buying winter clothes, no matter how much I want them. Or how green they are:
My Boden Autumn Winter 2015 Wish List
I want it, I want it, I want it. Are you getting that I want it? I mean, it’s a green dress (also available in red and black, fact fans) with long sleeves: why WOULDN’T I want it? This will be perfect in the winter with camel boots or, yes, leopard print shoes. Which I realise is exactly how they’ve styled it here, but “ain’t broke, don’t fix” has always been my motto. That and “Buy every single green dress you find, EVER.” Speaking of which…
The Betty Ottoman dress has exactly the same neckline as my beloved Marion top: I DIE. LITERALLY DEAD. Also available in who cares, I’ll be getting it in green…
Boden Arianna pants, £89
These are basically the perfect, retro-inspired causal trousers for winter. If these sell out before I can buy a pair, then what will be the point of ANYTHING any more? (Also in red. Also want them in red.)
I have a mint green coat that’s almost identical to this, which you’d think would stop me wanting this one, wouldn’t you? You’d think wrong, though, because I have the ability to continue wanting things even after I own them. Seriously: I’ll buy something, then a few months later I’ll see it on sale, and I’ll be all, “Oooh, I should get that!” Yeah, it IS stupid, actually. (I won’t actually buy this, by the way. I’m not that bad. But I’ll want to. )
(Side note: I like the way this model is kinda shiftily sneaking up those stairs, as if she’s just stolen that coat from the cloakroom, and is hoping she doesn’t get caught. I hope she doesn’t get caught either, because it looks really good with her camel pants.)
Everyone needs a selection of cashmere sweaters, don’t they? If I had this one, all my problems would be solved, and my life would be, like a kazillionty-one times better. Overnight. I’d also be able to stop wondering what I’m going to wear on that long-haul flight to California later this year, which would be handy, because honestly, I’m tired of thinking about that now. I know, poor me, right?
I had NO IDEA I needed a stripe mini skirt, seriously. I DO know I want to be this girl, though, and if I had her skirt, I would basically be her, because that’s how shopping works. I’ll also need the sweater and bag, obviously. I like to be thorough with my single-white-femaleing.
I think that’s it for now. I mean, it’s really not, but I just randomly stopped typing in the middle of this sentence, and it was only when I went to preview the post before publishing it that I realised what I’d done. I think I might need to go and have a lie down…