Thursday, 27 December 2012


Once again I've left it to the last minute to find myself the perfect party dress for New Years Eve, and with the event coming up this Monday, a mere four sleeps away, these next few days are my last chance to find a festive frock. As it's now too late to shop online, (which can be risky business anyway trying to determine which size to buy and what-not), I've decided to hit the high street instead, so I'll be shopping for my NYE assemble this weekend when back in London.

I've been doing some pre-shopping research online to see what's available, so thought I'd put together a little edit for you! Below are my favourite picks from two of the high street stores I'll be visiting on Saturday, my first point of call being Cos. I love the simplicity of their clothes, the monochrome colours and clean silhouettes create a very chic, sophisticated look perfect for New Years Eve!

Unfortunately a lot of the pieces that I want are sold out in my size, including this gorgeous pleated velvet dress, but I was given a Cos gift card for Christmas at work, (what amazing people I work with), so I'm going to pop in anyway to hopefully get some sale items and maybe even treat myself to this or these!

As I'm sure you can already see, I'm looking for a dress in a dark colour, I love wearing black, navy, dark green or burgundy, and I'd prefer something with sleeves. If I can find something with a collar, sequins or sparkles to then that's a bonus! I've seen so many beautiful dresses on the Topshop website, I really can't wait to visit the store, I truly fear for my bank balance...truly!

I'd also like to see what Zara, H&M and Warehouse have to offer, and of course I'll be having a rummage through the sale rails to, (if there's anything left)! Have you already chosen your New Years Eve outfit?


  1. I hope you had a lovely Christmas Toni! :) I'm a big fan of wearing darker colours too so I am loving these, especially the first Topshop dress! So pretty. xo

  2. Love the Topshop dresses, especially the first and second. So pretty.

    Hope you had a good Christmas
    Ellie xo
    MisseBlog | MisseDesign

  3. Love the dark colours! I'm a true LBD girl and these are absolutely perfect!

    XOXO Sade

  4. Ah such beautiful dresses, so sad that the COS one in the middle is sold out as it is gorgeous!


  5. I love all of these dresses! I was looking at the left and the centre Topshop ones the other day online... If only I had more special occasions, then I'd have an excuse to buy them. I hope you have a lovely NYE xx


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