Friday, 27 January 2012

The rain is here and you, my dear, are still my friend.

Lately, I find myself longing for a place with a clear, blank wall. I do love my slopey-ceilinged bedroom, but it makes outfit posts rather difficult. Obviously this is a bit of a rubbish reason to move, but when I start looking in a few months, I know it'll be in the back of my mind. In truth, some weeks it's hard to get an outfit post done in time for Friday evening - and this was one of those weeks. I was poorly last week and it seems to have set everything else back. I hate that.

So, after all that moaning, I have to say these photos do not do this dress justice. In reality, it fits like a dream and I adore the colour - in real life, a slightly more greeny blue than pictured. Coupled with newly dyed shiny hair, I positively strutted around the office in this ensemble yesterday.

Dress - Closet at Dorothy Perkins
Best Necklace Ever - Topshop

If I could, I'd happily have a wardrobe of ponte dresses. They're so easy to wear - no creasing, no clinginess and they're crazy comfortable. I discovered a few Closet ones reduced to £15 each on the Dorothy Perkins website and, well, couldn't resist picking up a couple. I think this one is my favourite because I adore the colour - I got it in black, too, which is very similar to this dress. VERY similar, but I've worn that dress to death, so purchasing a twin is probably sensible.

Aaaaanyway. What are you doing tomorrow? I'm getting drunk. I've finished my antibiotics and out there somewhere is a full-to-the-brim glass of rose with my name on it. So it's decided. Hurrah!
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  1. Ooo your hair looks gorgeous Sarah! I too am a fan of Ponte dresses but find (this may be due to my motheres washing skills) that after a couple of wears they go all disgusting and bobbline. Ahh well good while they lasted!
    Sophie
    x

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  2. I know what you mean, it is definitely nice to have a designated place to take pictures. I never take pictures of myself but that is something I hope to change in the future . Anywho, I love the color of this dress, you seriously have a talent for color. I think I mention that in every single comment but seriously, gifted. I love when dresses have the wide band under the bust, it is such a figure flattering cut. Drunk weekend plans, oh yeah! I wish that was what I was doing this weekend, I have no idea what my plans are for tomorrow... maybe I'll avoid the dark forces? Jokesy, I'd never abandon the dark forces like that.

    Honeysuckelle

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  3. You look gorge in that dress, and loving your hair in these photos, beaut :).

    xoxo

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  4. I really like this dress! Need to get one, I think it would (hopefully!) suit my figure.

    I love the post-antibiotics-drink ! Always exciting haha!

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  5. This dress is lovely and the colour looks fab against your pretty hair !

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  6. "Aaaaanyway. What are you doing tomorrow? I'm getting drunk. I've finished my antibiotics and out there somewhere is a full-to-the-brim glass of rose with my name on it. So it's decided. Hurrah!" - I LOVE this sentence! :oD

    For some reason my browser isn't loading your outfit pictures, but from reading the words "Dorothy Perkins" and "ponte dress" assures me that I would love it!

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  7. Sweet lord I must photograph you before this year is through

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  8. I love that style of dress too, they're so versatile and flattering :) That necklace is so cute! x

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  9. i love ponte style dresses those & skater fits are my favs, you look so lovely in that colour aswell! x

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  10. What a bargain! This looks fab on you but this style never really looks too great on my monster hips, I'm so out of proportion! So no wardrobe full for meee!!

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  11. I agree, Ponte dresses are fab! Love this dress! xx

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  12. the colour of this dress is gorgeous! and that necklace is so cute!! xo

    pebbz| www.pebbzblog.blogspot.com

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  13. Love that dress.


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  14. Ahh how amazing is that necklace?! I have some topshop vouchers, hope they have it in when I go at the weekend.

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  15. Ohh it's such a gorgeous dress, and it goes really well with your hair :) xx
    Sirens and Bells

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  16. Has anyone told you, you have such big pretty eyes. Sorry I know that's probably weird.

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  17. That necklace is so bloody cute! Oh I have exactly the same thing, what with all my crap I have all the kids clothing, toys etc. Every wall has a hook or something on it, as storage is a must but it's all so messy thats why I take mine outside. I think once I have painted the walls with some bright colours and sorted all my crap out, I'm praying I will have some where. Anyway love that dress xxx

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