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Sunday, October 17, 2010

black and blue

 
blouse: asos
cardigan: primark
socks: topshop
brogues: office

This weekend has been so tiring, even if I've hardly lifted a finger. Yesterday I went to Kent to see my baby cousins (youngest is 2 tomorrow, how cute!) and my grandad. I had a lovely time! I overslept today because of getting back so late last night, and my bus had come early so I'd already missed it when I got to the bus stop!

I've been determined to wear my swallow print blouse for ages now, I've had it for over a month! I've always been a bit on the fence about wearing navy and black together as the shades are so similar but different at the same time, but I plucked up my wardrobe courage and just went with it!

Lewis came to meet me at work for my lunch break, but in the end I didn't even eat anything and went to Topshop instead! I really need to stop spending all my money. There was only one of my size left in each of the items I got though, so that's a good enough excuse I guess! Also spotted the tan heels I posted in the store, I nearly cried.

 

I already have this dress in a toffee shade, but since I saw a black version I've just been thinking "ohhh that will just go with everything and I will wear it all the time!" so I rushed to the till. I saw that a ring I'd had my eye on had arrived in store too, and even though it was a medium (I usually wear a small) I got it anyway. I'm kind of annoyed that it fits because I want to keep it now!

I'm off for a quick soak in the tub (complete with lots of bubbles as always!) before snuggling up in bed with my sketchbooks and X Factor, what a perfectly ordinary Sunday night! Toodles!

28 comment(s):

  1. Aw glad you got the black dress, I think it's one of my favourite things at the moment.

    Yay for the swallow print! I kept going back to look at it cos I couldn't decide whether to get it or not but then eventually decided I probably wouldn't wear it that often... you've made me want it all over again though.

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  2. Oh and the ring is gorge too! Want!

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  3. oooh you look gorgeous in that dress! I tried the other colour on and its too short for me and doesn't cover my bum sooo annoying because i am average height! I keep spending all my money in topshop too - super naughty

    R x

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  4. oh i love your outfit!i want the swallow tunic, have been for agess!x

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  5. Oh my god, I want that dress! So so gorgeous! xx

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  6. where is the ring from?

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  7. lovelylovely! i have that shirt but im sending it back coz its just the wrong size! i got petite 12 and its too baggy and too short!

    i too am thinking about getting the black! like you said you'd wear it all the time! it goes with everything!

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  8. love that dress. I really like the ring too, it's one i haven't seen before x

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  9. Such lovely outfits! That dress look so nice on you, i thought that about your other one too! :) xo

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  10. Love the swallow print, and that dress is pretty.
    I know what you mean about spending money though. I'm out of control this month.

    xx

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  11. wow. you go shopping like every day. lol. now i'm going to try to get my hands on that swallow print tunic before it sells out.

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  12. Just found you through Lily and I love your blog so I'm following you now! :)
    love the shirts, it's super cute.

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  13. I love that dress and the ring you got - I wish I could afford to buy more from Topshop!
    xxx

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  14. OMG! thanks for the link for that blouse - it is DIVINE!!!

    adding you to my reader!

    xx Adele

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  15. Just found your Blog through LLYMLRS and had a wee browse through... Love all your clothes!! I want so Im going to have to check out Topshop asap

    Following you now!! :) x

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  16. I love that shirt, I really wanted to get it but they had sold out in my size.
    The ring is cute too :)

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  17. Gorgeous outfits! Finding the last thing in your size is always the perfect excuse to purchase! Can't believe I've only just found your blog, love it! :)

    xoxo

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  18. Absolutely ADORE both the blouse & the dress! Love your blog doll, so glad i found it! You're gorgeous btw :) x

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  19. I love your shoes and i really want your ring !!
    check out my blog :

    http://livinginwonderlandx.blogspot.com/

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  20. just found your blog and love it. i just bought the topshop peterpan collar tunic from your last post,

    feel free to check out my blog

    BM
    thebohemiangoods.blogspot.com

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  21. love the black dress, i looked online i didn't see it :/ it's gorg tho i hope they get them in stock soon it's lovely on you! ps-cute blog

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  22. I have exactly the same top - you've styled it up really nicely! Tres chic.

    Loving the brogues too! If I weren't so tiny, I'd be in them all the time!

    Absolutely gorgeous blog. I'm now following you! :)

    Natalie x

    Natalie xx

    www.caughtwithmyclotheson.com

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  23. Love that topshop dress, it looks so flattering on!
    I just found your blog, so Im a new follower, yay!
    Hope you can visit my blog and follow back :D
    Sam
    xxx

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  24. I think the navy swallow print blouse (is amazing) goes quite nicely with the black! I especially love what you've worn on your feet.
    I think I like the black version of that top more than the toffee version. Suits you!

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