More Irregularities

I’m calling this outfit my International Footballer look. My interest in football is less than zero, however, as soon as I got dressed this morning I had an overwhelming desire to go for a kickabout. Never before in Deena history has this happened. This is partially because the polkadots on my new Irregular Choice trainers reminded me of miniature footballs, and partially because of the hybrid Italian/ Jamaican flag polo shirt that almost made me wish the World Cup was on. Almost.


Please excuse the poor picture quality. I bought the top over the summer but I’m only just getting round to wearing it as I have to say I was a little disappointed in it but not enough to send it back. Its a bit shorter than I had expected and didn’t look as good as I hoped it would with a black denim pinafore I bought from Asos. In fact, I looked like a Rod, Jane and Freddy substitute ready to stand in for any member should they suddenly be unable to perform. I held onto it though because it’s very soft and I like the delicate pointelle knit. It’s comfortable to wear but I’m still not crazy for it. There is another colourway available- its from Simply Be.

I am however, crazy for my Irregular Choice trainers. They are from the men’s section but who cares? Why should the boys have all the polkadotty fun?


Now these are comfy. They’re not as comfy as proper athletic trainers as they’re designed to look good rather than perform, but I have still marched around the city all day with ease and might even go and get the same shoe in another colour. At £29.99 I can afford to do so without breaking open the piggy bank.

Irregular Choice are now firmly back on my reality radar as I now know they’ll fit me and I have my eyes on these…



Theres a hint of Mary Poppins about them but I don’t see that as a bad thing really. Now which colour to go for?……


Item of the Week 08/09/2016

I just cannot explain the joy this coat gives me. I have no words.


£169.99, Manon Baptiste at Navabi

Item of the Week 25/06/2016

Marina R

Marina Rinaldi, £712

Very expensive. But look at it…

Marina r 2


Marina r 3

Isn’t it a dream!

Reminds me of Roksanda Ilincic.

The Penney Drops

Well now!

Item of the Week 16/06/2016

Item of the week

On Chiq Studio-£159. Love it.


Chubby Checker Pt2

What a glorious, glorious day today has turned out to be. So much so that I put aside by usual DM boot and jeans combo and stepped into my brand spanking Chubby Checker skirt. I wore my new Simply Be shoes and my shades and nobody could tell me A THING as I sashayed through the Midlands streets like a technicolour diva.


Why do my eyes always look as though they’re closed?


If there was anyone who didn’t approve of me trying to outshine the sun they kept their opinions to themselves. I was far too busy looking radiant to notice anyhow.

Skirt: Beloved Endeavour

Tee: Evans (old)

Shoes: Simply Be


Chubby Checkers

New shop items! I’ve been a busy bee sewing lots of lovely clothes for  you all, the first of which are now in my Etsy shop, Beloved Endeavour. Items are available to order now in sizes 16- 30 (other sizes by request) so head over to the site!


Skirt: £80, crop top: £68, Vintage bag: £18, Vintage shoes (size UK6, EUR 39): £15