Friday, 13 May 2011

We should swim in a fountain, do not want to disappoint anyone.

I've been holding this dress back for a little while. You see, I've been wearing it for the last few months with black tights, a top underneath and a cardigan. And it looked NICE... but, you know when you can just feel that something isn't reaching its full potential? Like wearing a fabulous, tulle-skirted mini dress with ankle socks and trainers. I'm sure someone could pull it off, but a dress like that deserves heels and big hair. Right?

And this? This is a SUMMER dress. It needs bare skin and sunglasses. Anything else is just not letting this dress be what it's supposed to be.


I wasn't really sure about it when I first bought it - it was a total bargain in the Warehouse sale - but it's become a wardrobe staple, especially since the weather has got warmer. I know everyone always says that their hemlines go up when the weather gets warmer, but mine go down. Without the security of opaque tights, I like to show a little less leg. And this is the perfect length, the perfect fit and the perfect cut. Every time I wear it, it gets compliments (even if the print reminds me a little of carpets) and, yeah. J'adore.

I wore this to the Tabio blogger event last night and decided to boldly accessorise it with one of those trendy hairscarf things (although I ended up tucking the bow under my hair). It's actually the belt that came with the dress - I NEVER wear these, and half the time end up throwing them away - I just prefer how a normal belt looks (I also always cut waist ties off dresses). But I like utilising it in this way, it matches so well!

I had a lovely night hanging out with some of my favourite bloggers - more on that soon!


Dress - Warehouse
Shoes - Bertie
Belt - New Look
Necklace - Ebay
Nails - 'Prize Winning Mare' by OPI

I am also finally modelling my Bertie shoes. Aren't they gorgeous? Even though the dress has no brown in it, I think they match perfectly - and despite the epic heel, they're surprisingly comfortable. LOVE. Plus they make me so tall! Well, average-sized.

Hello, shoes!
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15 comments

  1. Stunning, suits your figure so well. So jealous of your curves. You have such good proportion. Xxxx

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  2. Holy shitsticks missy, you're bloody stunning! I also absolutely love that dress. It suits your gorgeous figure so well! Looking fiiiiine. I also like your shoes. Very cute!

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  3. Love this dress! It's so perfect for summer. It definitely needs some gorgeous sunglasses. And love the hair band you wore with it. This is a perfect outfit.

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  4. You are blimmin' beautiful Sarah (: Such a gorgeous dress, and I love the idea of using the belt as a hair thingymajig! xxxx

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  5. Oooh gorgeous dress. Love the feeling of being able to wear something to it's full potential even when it looks nice as it was. Amazing shoes too.

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  6. YOu look amazing in this dress!
    I found it amazingly cheap in the warehouse sale too, love it! And to start with I wasn't too sure either...but the print is so lovely :)
    xxxxx

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  7. That dress is absolutely perfect for your figure, you look beautiful! xx

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  8. The dress looks great here, and great in person too!

    Sorry I never said goodbye properly on thursday, but it was lovely to see you!

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  9. Such a gorgeous dress on you! I love your hair :) xx

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  10. And once again I have another favourite from you. And this time I mean it.

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  11. so pretty, suits you & the shoes very well.

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  12. You looked beautiful in this the other night, absolutely lovely!

    Maria xxx

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  13. You look gorgeous, ANND I so approve of wearing waist belts tied in your hair. I do it quite a lot. "Matchy-matchy" is a good look!

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