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Outfit of the Day: Monday Owl-day (and a bit of weekly organisation)

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I haven’t done an outfit of the day post in a while. I love doing these posts because I enjoy sharing my own personal style.

Outfit of the day:

Today I decided to wear one of my favourite dresses. I bought this dress in the Netherlands in 2014, and have been wearing it constantly ever since!

I love the pattern on it! This dress goes perfectly with brown shoes and denim jackets. However, today I paired it with a simple black cardigan and brown suede boots. It is still a little warm to start wearing jackets.

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Those outfits that make you just feel happy are awesome. I love being able to wear things that make me feel great, excited and ready to face the world! outfit of the day

 

Something that annoys me with my job is how I can’t wear jeans, so I constantly have to wear skirts and dresses. I try to create a ‘cycle’ throughout my wardrobe. That makes me less ‘bored’ of my outfits and also ensures things are fresh!

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These suede boots are a favourite of mine. I don’t wear them enough because I always get worried that they’ll get wet (despite using the special spray to protect them).

Weekly Organisation:

I’ve been trying to organise my outfits for each week. Last week I was exhausted all week and found that I kept leaving things to the last minute. This week my goal is to get to sleep on time and be prepared for the next morning.  I hate being disorganised because it makes me feel unprepared.

One important thing I do on a Friday is to write a post-it or to-do list of things I must do on Monday when I get to work. It’s a really busy time of year, as I have to organise sports and sort things out for the rest of the term! Being able to organise my life and work in that way is vital for my job. Having things sorted like that makes it easier for me to sort my own life admin out as well.

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I love these notepads from Kikki K. I swear by them!

Every night before I leave work I write post-it notes of things I have to do the next day. I always stick them to my work laptop, so that when I get to work I see them straight away!

I’m also really happy Monday is finally over. I hate the feeling of loss on Sunday afternoons when I realise I do have to go to work the next day!

I hope everyone else has a really great Monday!

Plus, my feels when Monday is finally over:

How do you get organised for the week?

Have a read of some of my other posts:

How I begin each day.

On Wednesdays We Wear Pink.

16 Comments

  1. Jennifer

    07/05/2018 at 10:25 AM

    Those notepads look so handy for organisation! Love the dress too 🙂

    1. kattie

      08/05/2018 at 7:24 AM

      They are so good! I love mine – it makes my life admin so much easier to get through! Thank you 🙂

  2. Reni E.

    07/05/2018 at 11:43 AM

    I like your dress very much. The colour suits you perfectly and the cut is awesome.
    ❤ Reni

    1. kattie

      08/05/2018 at 7:23 AM

      Thank you Reni! 🙂

  3. Claire

    07/05/2018 at 2:28 PM

    Aw I love those comfy dresses that make you feel comfortable and happy! It’s a shame you can’t wear jeans for your job, I live in mine! x x x

    1. kattie

      08/05/2018 at 7:23 AM

      At my old job we were allowed to. I miss not being able to wear jeans!

  4. Sarah

    07/05/2018 at 6:30 PM

    Love your dress xx

  5. Charlene McElhinney

    07/05/2018 at 10:55 PM

    I love this outfit and it suits you SO much! The dress is just stunning!

  6. Kasie

    09/05/2018 at 10:58 PM

    That is such a lovely dress on you, I can see how you are still wearing it four years after purchasing it! I love it when I find pieces like that that last for years!

    1. kattie

      11/05/2018 at 8:52 AM

      Thank you 🙂 It is so great when you do find an item like that! 🙂

  7. Lorna

    12/05/2018 at 2:06 PM

    I wish I was a dress person, yours looks so nice! I love making to do lists, they’re so handy & those notebooks look lovely!xx

    1. kattie

      12/05/2018 at 8:53 PM

      Thank you! Yes, I need to go notebook shopping again! 🙂

  8. Huda

    03/07/2018 at 6:56 PM

    Ooo love the outfit! It’s so cute!
    I love keeping to do lists to stay organized and honestly without them, I would get nothing done haha!xx
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    1. kattie

      05/07/2018 at 5:37 AM

      Thank you 🙂
      I would be so lost without my to do list! It’s such a good way to keep myself on track!

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