What’s the only thing better than clothes? Why clothes and cute animals of course!
A trip to Dublin Zoo in December calls for a practical and warm outfit. Some colour co-ordination is vital also of course.
You may have seen this pink jacket with fur collar in my previous posts and on my social media. I’ve been obsessing about it for so long and finally bought it in Asos’s Black Friday sale.
Of course I had to pair with some Penneys accessories. Well half this outfit is Penneys actually…
My khaki green hat has a pink rose embroidered on the side which matched my coat and bag perfectly. As for the houndstooth scarf, about 2/3 of the female population own this by now… If you’re reading this, you too are probably wearing it!
Both the hat and scarf are from Penneys and were €5 each. My trusty tote bag is from Bershka and usually doubles up as a shopping bag. However for a day like this, a rucksack is a better choice. This one hurt my arms dragging it around all day!
To complete the outfit I’m wearing black push-up jeans from Bershka which were €5.99 in sale and fit like a glove.
I find myself wearing these simple white runners from Penneys almost everyday. They are a great basic item that go with every outfit and if you squint a bit they could be Stan Smiths…. 😛
The outfit was perfect for the cold weather and kept me cosy while we strolled around. I hadn’t been to the zoo since primary school (despite the fact I live within 10 mins walk!) and I really enjoyed it.
I actually had my Christmas jumper on underneath this outfit but it was way too cold to show it off! Which is a shame as I consider it quite stylish.
Winter is actually a good time to visit the zoo as it’s not crowded and there are no school tours! That didn’t deter some very excited children from banging on a glass pane at a bewildered gorilla though…
Here are just a few of the gorgeous animals we saw from and you may find them a lot more interesting than my outfit! 😛
I may have developed somewhat of a fixation with monkeys during this trip but how cute are this little troop just chilling by the lake?!
The zoo has an amazing array of creatures from orangutans to okapis and everything in between.
The zoo farm is a small section with all the regular farmyard animals, such as goats and cows. Here I embarrassed myself by mistaking a pig for a Shetland pony and a statue of a sheep for a donkey! I think I need to get my eyes tested…
After the zoo excursion, I headed out to a friend’s birthday in House. Here’s my #OOTN for good measure! I’m wearing a halterneck top with beaded fringing from a charity shop, black leather pants from H&M and my holographic shoes from Missguided.
This may be my final post before Christmas so just hope you all have a wonderful Christmas and thanks for your support throughout the year.
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