Friday, 29 April 2011

There's no colour and no sound in the black and white town.


A couple of weeks ago, I found a dress in New Look. All by itself, nothing similar to be found, in my size. I tried it on, and it looked great. The only problem was that it was Wednesday... and payday wasn't until Friday. So I did what anyone else would surely do in that situation - I hid it. I found a rail of maxi dresses and buried my perfect dress in the middle of it. On Thursday, the dress was still there, but on Friday, when I returned, flexing my debit card, it had gone.

I'm amazed no one asked if I was okay as I tore around the shop, scouring every rail, with a look on my face somewhere between rage, anguish and desperation. And then I found it. A whole rail of them, in fact. Mission accomplished.

So it was gratifying, then, when I wore this fabulous, perfect dress out, that it wasn't a letdown in the slightest. I felt nice in it. I got complimented. The stars had aligned to create the perfect dress. It even looks just as great with a belt as without. I think it might be my new favourite (sssh... don't tell the other 28).


Dress, bag & tights - New Look
Necklace - Topshop
Shoeboots - Dorothy Perkins
Belt - H&M
Nail Polish - Top Turquoise by Model's Own

I also picked up a new bag in the New Look sale for the bargain price of £7. My work bag is falling to bits, and while it's not perfect, for £7, it'll happily do for now.

I hope everyone has had a lovely Bank Holiday - what did we all think of Kate's dress, hmmmm?

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17 comments

  1. LOVE your dress, looks gorgeous and glad you managed to find it again after the agony of having to hide it.

    Loved Kate's dress- perfection.

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  2. It's a lovely dress, and looks brilliant on you!

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  3. that dress looks great on you!
    xx

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  4. You remind me of Audrey Hepburn in these.

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  5. Kate looked INCREDIBLE.
    Like, really amazing.
    And I want to marry Prince Harry.

    This dress is gorgeous and very you :)

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  6. I hide things and come back for it later too!

    That's a great dress x

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  7. Oh Sarah that looks stunning on you. Honestly, the shape of it is amazing.

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  8. ooo the dress is lush m'dear...although the shoes definitely steal the show for me- they're stunners!
    I thought kate's dress was incredible....absolutely stunning - regal without being ott. x

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  9. it's lovely, a true classic. i love how you hid it!

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  10. Love the dress, I always hid things haha especially in Primark where the turn around is so quick!
    Kates dress was breathtaking!
    Sophie
    x

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  11. That dress is beautiful, I love the collar. So glad you found it again!

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  12. looks great on you and really suits your shape :)
    shel xx

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  13. You look lovely, the collar is super cute and I love your shoes and belt :)

    Maria xxx

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  14. This might sound weird but I love your teeth. x hivenn

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  15. Ive got this dress , I love it ! You look lovely in it :)xx

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  16. I love that dress! It really suits you :)

    I sometimes hide stuff if I need to go draw more money out haha. I feel like an idiot doing it but it's just my luck someone else would pick it up!

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