Your january heroes
If you're not still feeling the after effects of the indulgences of the festive season, then you are definitely a better, and far more restrained, person than I.
If, however, your favourite skinny jeans still sit in your drawer taunting you and your extra 5lbs, then allow me to introduce my best January friends.
Yes, the humble legging. Leggings rule in January. Stretchy of waistband and forgiving of thigh, they fit under lovely easy to wear longline layering tops (the same ones that give you muffin top of doom if you attempt to wear them over skinnies at the moment), or pair up nicely with a (forgiving) denim skirt and winter boots.
And just to prove that leggings don't only need to be the preserve of slobbing out days, here's some of my favourite ways to wear them in January: