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Sunday 19 May 2019

Bowie Rainbow Bolt Jumper

Over 50s style blog Is This Mutton? on the joys of the Bowie stripe cashmere jumper
Who buys a jumper (sweater) in May? you may ask.  Well, I did. When I saw Orwell + Austen advertising pre-orders for their new black Bowie rainbow bolt jumper, I knew I had to be quick because these sell out very quickly.
I have another version in pink which I bought a couple of years ago - you've seen me in it lots of times here and here.  These jumpers aren't cheap but boy are they worth it - the cashmere is extremely high quality;  doesn't pill or lose its shape or colour, and the pink jumper always attracted positive comments.  And as a lifelong Bowie fan since I was 12, it's a no-brainer.
Showing your stripes: woman in black cashmere jumper with rainbow Bowie stripe
The jumper has so many lovely colours in the rainbow that it would go with many different bottoms. Here I've paired it with a silver pleated skirt and silver backless loafers from Vionic (gifted). The silver necklace is by Science Jewelry and represents an atom.

I wasn't even going to wear it until autumn but I couldn't resist showing you. And besides, our weather is topsy turvy at the moment:  warm one minute, cool the next.  A jumper isn't out of place yet.
Black cashmere jumper with Bowie stripe worn in an English garden by a female style blogger in silver pleated skirt

Woman wearing a black jumper with a Bowie style rainbow stripe and silver pleated skirt
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1 comment

  1. How cool, a Bowie sweater! I am a big fan too, so I can see the interest! Love the colors and the style is very retro and cool. It sounds very well made and I love cashmere. It is in te high 90s here , so no sweaters for me! LOoks wonderful with the silver.
    thanks for linkgin!
    jess xx


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