In readiness for a photoshoot I’ve decided to go platinum blonde, rather than the more yellow blonde I was previously.
This involved re-bleaching, although not for too long – a fact I’m thankful for as the bleach really felt hot and burny on the back of my head (indeed, the price of going blonde is mild chemical burns!)
Here was my first colour – done at the end of December
…and here’s the after pic… taken yesterday
It’s much less yellow than before and looks very natural compared to the sides of my beard. Belinda has mentioned that darkening my beard would work, but I prefer the salt and pepper look.
Ok, I’ll come clean. I’ve never actually watched much Game of Thrones. It’s all a bit too killy for me – I prefer my TV a little more gentle (unlike my music, as you well know, which I like to be aggressive and thoughtful).
Those of you who have followed my blog for a number of years will know that I don’t hide the fact that I enjoy wearing leather and other shiny materials; and if this shocks you then perhaps you’re in the wrong place?
Well recently I completed my full three piece leather suit – and to top it off I now have a baker boys leather cap – a style of hat I’ve often worn, but never in leather.
I can now say I have finished! I’ve got leather trousers, shirt, waistcoat, tie, blazer, gloves, overcoat and hat. What more can I get, apart from a scarf, but then it gets a bit too much for me (plus I never ever wear scarves!).
I had to grab a few photos today.
Sorry for the watermarks, but I’m a bit fed up of my images being pilfered and shared all over Pinterest without a suitable credit.
Gotta say… This feels amazing, but I suppose you have to have “the thing” to appreciate it, and many of you will just think it’s a bit weird.
It makes me smile anyway, and that’s a rare thing!
They sent me an advert on Facebook and it was for a high shine suit. I had to buy! It’s arriving this week.
The only worry I have is that it says in the reviews “runs small” and “no stretch on the fabric” on the sizing and even though I’m now a 36″ waist it’s a close thing. I’m not a belted 36 (which is my eventual aim).
It might not fit me now, but soon?
As you well know I have a huge penchant for shiny formal wear!