Friday, 22 February 2013

SPECKLE ROLL SLEEVE MINI DRESS
















































Yesterday I wore my new Topshop dress to work. It's a little shorter than I would normally wear during the day, particularly because I often have to reach up and hold onto the hand rail on the underground which lifts my hemline even higher, but I just threw a big coat over the top and that was that. I also wore a PU leather collar blouse underneath because, well, it's cold outside, and I love collars.  

In summer, when hopefully we'll have some warmer weather here in rainy old England, I want to dress in a more minimalistic way; think dresses and ankle socks, high waisted shorts and band tees... I find it really difficult to throw together an outfit at seven in the morning before work, so I'd love to be able to just put on one or two pieces before rushing out the door, screw any minor details or decorative accessories.

Looking forward then, simplicity is essential to my summer wardrobe, starting with this speckle roll sleeve mini dress. I can't wait to wear it in the sunshine with a pair of socks and brogues. Here, have a photo of me sat on a funky chair I painted for Boden's last press day!

VINTAGE CARDIGAN: BOUGHT FROM A FRIEND
PURPLE DR MARTENS: EBAY 

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  1. Love this outfit! The cardy is a great colour. Collars are awesome to add a little detail to an outfit :)
    xxx

    www.sally-blogs.blogspot.co.uk

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  2. I love your outfit so much, you always put your outfits together so well though! I always want a pair of doc martens after seeing your outfit posts with them in...
    Katie xx
    http://thegravityandshe.blogspot.co.uk

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  3. Totally love the entire outfit! It,s cosy, simple yet very chic!

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  4. I have this dress in purple and it's great to throw on for work when I can't be bothered. As you say though, the hemline is a little short if you have reach up or bend over...
    Great idea putting a collar with it! Xx

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  5. I love how differently you wore this dress! I know it's very popular but you make it seem, not topshop if that makes sense? The simplicity is refreshing! ^.^

    http://in-my-sundaybest.blogspot.co.uk/

    XOXO Sade

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  6. I really love your style! The dress and the cardigan are so nice together!
    - Charlotte
    http://fashiongirl134.blogspot.com

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  7. Ah love this outfit, you look so casually chic :) I am the same I can't think about an outfit when I have early mornings. Usually when I don't really try, they are the outfits people say they like haha. I think we had this conversation the other night :) x

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  8. Love your style! It's not like every once else!
    Great Blog!
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  9. I love this.. Your dress is gorgeous!

    http://www.candyliquor.co.uk
    UK High Street Fashion & Style
    xoxo

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  10. Your outfit is so cute!
    I just stumbled upon your blog and I love it!
    novellaplace.blogspot.com
    Samantha xx

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  11. Beautiful pictures and I love your style :)
    Style With Friends

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  12. i really like your style and the design of your blog is great!

    xx
    www.pretpenser.com
    www.pretpenser.com

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  13. I found you via Lookbook and I just came to say that you have the greatest sense of fashion. And that you look like a very nice person on those pics. And really lovely.

    I'm not a fashion blogger or follow you or anything, but I thought that writing this was the right thing to do.

    Good luck in your life!

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