Some H&M treasures.

It’s been a crazy week.  Mostly spent cleaning and preparing to host all of the kindergarten parents, then cleaning and recovering!  The party was fun though and I was relieved to find that many of the parents are as odd as we are:)

This morning I had my annual physical so after being prodded, pricked and poked (oo-er misses) I was in desperate need of some retail therapy.  I headed down to Atlantic Station to our big H&M store, convincing myself that it would be a great place to find a present for a party that Poppy is heading to today.  Of course I had to take a peek at the women’s section which conveniently you have to walk through to get to the kids’ section!  It’s actually a bit of a minefield choosing clothes for someone else’s eight year old, especially as I am basing my choices on Poppy’s current obsessions.  She loves anything with animals or leopard print (I wonder who she takes after?) and H&M have animals in abundance!

So before heading up to the children’s section here’s what I found myself with – nothing I wore goes with what I bought – forgive me – not how I plan to style them!

This great shaggy gilet may not be everyone’s cup of tea – but I love the fact it is longer and shaggy – though we’ll see how much dust and dirt gets trapped in it!  I used to have a coat just like it bought on Portobello Market years ago that my Husband loved!  I can’t see it online right now but it was $69 and there are similar here.  Oh it’s big too – this is a small.



This is also a small – again $69 – a great coatigan with a cocoon shape.  I think this will look great with skinny black jeans and ankle boots.



Finally I loved this sweater with a silky print front.  I love the greenish color of the snake print – it coordinates with my petrol newbury boots perfectly!  This is a medium – I think H&M sizing is definitely on the large side!  Again sorry I can’t see it online.


And here is what I wore today!  Probably still too warm for a jacket but I wanted to wear it!:)

Mango trousers Zara jacket Trousers – Mango (old) // Top – TopShop camisole ($10 from Nordstrom!) // Jacket – Zara (old) // Shoes – Lotta from Stockholm clogs


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3 thoughts on “Some H&M treasures.

  1. Martha Merrill Wills

    I used to have a jacket like the gilet, but it did pick up dust and things. Love the choices, and especially the hair… it’s grown a good bit. Are you going long?

    p.s. Sorry I never got around to sending you my press kit. I had a look at it and no wonder I never got any offers. Worked on the new website instead.

    1. Poppy's Style Post author

      Yes the hair is growing fast – I felt like too much came off when I had it shaped last time so trying to go as long as possible before my next trim – I might keep it in a bob for a while but fancy getting it long enough for a pony tail again – really enjoying having it longer for a change! Cheaper too!:)

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