This year, it's crept up on me. I've mainly been working bloody hard and feeling annoyed about not having time to do much else. I escaped to the wonderful End of the Road festival at the weekend, where I experienced the novelty of feeling the sun on my face and when we came back - bam - it was autumn.
To calm my upset about not having devoted enough time to preparing for the new season, I spent a good deal of time on the internet yesterday trying to find my ideal autumn buys. I got a bit stuck and couldn't find what I had pictured in my head. What I really want is a good quality pencil skirt, so I can pretend I'm a Pulp-style minx, and a non-twee dotty blouse: part of the myth that this year I will pull off being grown-up and sophisticated (if you spot any good ones, let me know). As an indication that perhaps this year won't be the year I will pull off being grown-up and sophisticated, I also spent time making this heart themed polyvore set. I already have one pair of shoes with hearts on them - does a 31-year-old need a second pair? Or a matching blouse and jumper?
No. But how my own heart desires them.