Monday, October 18, 2010


mustard scarf




shorts: H&M
blazer: topshop
scarf: zara
necklace: zara taylor

You may have seen this before... I was naughty and too these photos yesterday, I didn't know what time I'd get home today so thought I'd be prepared for a change! Instead I was home sipping a cuppa by 4pm, which is a rarity at the moment! These photos make me realize how much I need a new lens for my camera, I really hate the quality of them! I'm never going to be satisfied! I have asked Father Christmas, But I think I'll probs run out of patience in the run up to Christmas and buy myself one next payday!

Motel Rocks sent me a little package this week with a few other dresses to show and style up! This dress is one of the ones I picked, It makes my waist look small (good) but my hips big (bad!) Despite this I do really love the shape, Even if it does make my hips look much wider than they are, Its nice to have a dress fit me so well for a change. I got this in a size M, which is supposed to be a Size 12, But its very fitted on me, So I'd say size up if you were thinking of getting it too! And at 5ft 5, It was scandalously short on me hence the shorts, So I wouldn't expect it to be a dress on anyone taller than me! Motel has free delivery and free returns (Always a plus in my book! Free shipping junkie!) and their selection of day and nightwear is really great! I like it when shops do dresses in the same fabrics/prints but in different styles! H&M does this well too, There is nothing worse than seeing a dress made out of a lovely pattern to try it on and the shape be totally wrong for you!

Had massive problems with canceling my car insurance today, I had a massive rant at this poor bloke, which I feel really bad about now, But my insurance company are just so rubbish! Someone made a claim against me, which I'm contesting, but despite sending off the forms and whatnot I haven't heard anything back from them. Upon asking how long it would take, the man replied 5 years max! I was like "YOUR KIDDING RIGHT! BLAHBLAHBLAH", So yeah, Now I have to pay my full car insurance and I cant even say I've got no claims as there's a claim going on at the moment. Majorly pissed off as its going to cost me like a £1000 this year, and thats using a comparison website! I'm probably going to go to the gym tonight, Despite the fact my chest is aching and my nose is running like mad! Me and my bezzie, Greg, shared a packet of Cold/Flu medicine today, Which seemed to ease my pain a bit, But I'm feeling very lethargic tonight! I think a little session at the gym will re-energize me, or at least make up for the fact I ate a 12 inch chicken tikka subway with extra cheese! My bad!

98 comments:

  1. the dress looks lovely. i also love your hair like that, think i'll try that with my bangs tomorrow. hopefully it will suit me xx

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  2. the scarf is amazing, as is the dress! the whole car insurance situation must suck!x

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  3. For a living i work in Motor Claims and that doesn't make sense with the company saying 5 years ... 5 years is how long a claim stays on your file for, but if your contesting it they should speed things up at your end. I'd ring your insurance company again and speak to someone else! (hope this helps)

    Love your dress!

    xxx

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  4. Wow! I love the scarf and your hair! You should teach us about how to do it... again! hahaha!

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  5. Woah, car insurance is a right pain in the ass. My brother had some major problems with his last month.

    I love that Motel dress, but being somewhat tall (5"8 so not a giant) I find their dresses really really short! And big hips?! What hips lily? You look fab.

    xx

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  6. I love how you've styled your hair and the scarf is gorgeous, loving the thick chunky knits on the high street atm!

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  7. I ate a 12 inch today n all, don't feel bad. The dress is lovely, never heard of Motel, will check them out. I know what you mean about the dress for night and day though, shape is everything. Me being 5'11, maybe I should look for something longer? Xxx

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  8. Lilly I absolutely love this outfit on you!

    I've spied a few motel dresses that I like but like you say, they all look dead short and I'm about 5ft 7 so I've never ordered anything incase I get done for exposure or something.

    I think the quality of the first two is amazing! I seriously love them. I always ask for things for chritmas and then end up getting them myself cos I don't wanna wait.

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  9. I love this dress, it's really pretty and bright without being too in your face!
    Recently discovered your blog and I'm loving it! I just started blogging myself :)
    xxx

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  10. Ohhh so pretty dress!!!!!!!
    Love it!

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  11. this dress looks lovely on you! and it looks like it fits really well and clings to the bits that you want it to cling to... if you get what i'm saying.. and the colours are lush! x

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  12. Love what you did to your hair here, you look gorgeous :)

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  13. Oooooh how gorgeous! I really love dresses shaped like that, although as you say they can sometimes make hips look wider (not in your case!) I love the fact they hide any of my bumpy tummy bits! hehe

    Chloe... x

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  14. haha, I'm wearing the same scarf right now. I love it, it's so soft and cuddly ;)

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  15. i really hope to have hair like yours someday :) xxx

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  16. May I ask why you just get sent stuff from all these companys? x

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  17. Love the pattern on the dress. Really love the shape as well x

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  18. Gorgeous as per! Love your hair like this, very nice :)

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  19. You look gorgeous, love motel. The picture quality to me isn't bad at all!
    xx

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  20. That dress is gorgeous!!

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    xx

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  21. The dress is lovely!
    Srry to hear about your car insurance. And I must say you reminded me of those horrible "go compare" ads :S

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  22. OMG! I'm in love with the scarf!
    xoxo

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  23. love your hair like that!! the dress is beautiful, im much in need of a big knit scarf i have such a lack of warm clothing going on :( maximum of five years?! what a joke! xx
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  24. i love this look. i thought the shorts were stockings at first. i'm totally going to get a pair of shorts like that! are they recent H&M ?
    love these posts. keep up the good work
    xxx

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  25. how cute is this outfit?!!
    love the dress

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  27. Your hair looks lovely in this with the fringe kind of pinned back! Really love the colour of your scarf (: I've heard the car insurance comparison sites aren't always good at finding the cheapest quotes? My entire family is with Tesco if that's any help! xx

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  28. Oh this dress is so sweet!!
    But I think delivery is free only for UK isn't it?

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  29. Love the colors of that dress. I really need to find myself a pair of lace bicycle shorts!

    Amy

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  30. I LOVE that dress on you - it's adorable. I really like the scarf too :-)

    Little Rachael
    HTtp://littlerachaelvintage.blogspot.com

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  31. Gorgeousss dress i love the colours of the scarf and the dress together !

    Char x

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  32. Love the print of the dress! I really love Motel stuff, but only wear their dresses for a night out with black opaques as they are scandalously short (5 foot 9)!
    If you're ever in Bristol, you should check out the only Motel shop on Park Street; they do vintage stuff, stock everything and always have a good sale rail!

    http://pookieloves.blogspot.com

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  33. You are rocking the most delicious autumnal hues atm I must say. Gonna pop down to Zara tomorrow and pick myself up a mustard scarf. Sorry to shamelessly clone your knitwear! X

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  34. Thats a gorgeous dress - right up my street. I would have a bit of the problem with the length as I'm 5'8 so I would definitely need shorts.

    http://teacupsandbuttondrops.blogspot.com

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  35. I think this is my favourite outfit I've seen on you (: I love the colour combo and that dress is gorgeous! I also love what you've done with your hair!

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  36. that dress is awesome, looking fab lady! xx

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  37. The scarf is awesome. Car insurance is such a pain. It's far to expensive for young pople x

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  38. You're looking lovely, as ever! I really like the gigantic quiff, suits you!

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  39. fantastic colors in this! love the orange mixed with the floral. reminds me of erdem <3

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  40. I read your blog every day I'm online line now (which is pretty much every day!), really enjoying it.
    Clear pics make a big difference, esp when things are bright like this dress (love!).
    Ref car insurance, check moneysupermarket, there has to be cheaper out there for you!
    Lar
    x
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  41. Great outfit mrs, the scarf is gorgeous & really makes the outfit wat its meant to be!
    RAGH about car insurance, I'd be better off with out my car money wise, but I just couldn't live without it all the same
    Looking pretty as always
    xx

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  42. your dres is very beautiful!!! and don´t worry you can always come to spain to see the doctor free...probably it will cost you less than 1000l

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  43. This is so cute! :)

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  44. Motel sizes are super tiny and their dresses always seem to be 'tops'. But I love them all the same, they do great prints! You should check out their store in Bristol, they have some fab bargains! Way cheaper than the website. And they are now stocking Jeffrey Campbell wedges <3

    Lovely outfit as always! The colours really suit you. x

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  45. Too cute. I really don't get how you can be a clothing size bigger than me when you look half my size? Truly gorgeous xx

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  46. what a gorgeous outfit! i absolutely love the dress and the bicycle shorts that add a touch of lace and modesty! you're so cute. and the

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  47. Hi ! I saw your post from day 15 oct and i wanted to know how did you find that necklace on ebay... I know there's bracelets like that, but i had never saw necklaces ! How did you search for that on ebay ?
    thanks !

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  48. I adore this outfit! You look gorgeous, as per usual :)
    Ahh, that's completely annoying about your car insurance situation..i would most likely throw one big hissy-fit lol :/ xx

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  49. I love the print and colors of that dress! You are just too gorgeous to be true!

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  50. I feel yah on the car issue! I hate dealing with claims!! Love the lace trim to your H&M shorts!

    xoxo
    jO
    http://www.fashionbyjo.blogspot.com/

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  51. I have the same scarf :)
    Amazing Outfit - absolutely perfect :)

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  52. I love the dress!! its beautiful! and love your style :)

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  53. Love your outfit!
    love your style!
    love your blog :)!

    have a nice day
    mary from germany

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  54. hi lily! I love your blog and your outfits are absolutely lovely! :)

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  55. Your hair looks lush, tutorial??? :)

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  56. Love your blog, definitey a follower now! Keep it up!

    xo
    saffron-haze.blogspot.com

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  57. Mm, that dress is divine on you...and I love the colour of the scarf.

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  58. the scarf is amazing!!! i absolutely love your blog, i am your newest follower :) xxx

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  59. I enjoy your blog like a kid!
    AWESOME STYLE!
    INSANE PICS!


    Def I need to follow you, hun!







    LA

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  60. hi lily =) you're awesome!! great look... please can you do a tutorial on youtube about your braids?? thanks a looot!!!! Carmen from Italy! xxxxxx

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  61. Lovely outfit!! x <3 :)

    New to blogger, come check out my blog :)

    cupcakesandflowers.blogspot.com

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  62. Cute dress! Love the whole outfit actually - perfect for Autumn. Just stumbled on your blog - its brill! *new follower* :) x

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  63. your hair looks really nice here, so voluminous! grr i hate car insurance too, i had loads of trouble with mine cos they'd changed how they worked out their no claims so it turned out i had none but i got a discount for another thing but i'd already opened a new policy saying i had 3 years no claims! ahh so complicated. hate them.

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  64. I really love your make up and hair, so pretty :) And the yellow scarf looks great with your complexion!


    Check out my current giveaway if you like! :)

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  65. i absolutely love your blog, just spent an age flicking threw your past posts, really nice outfit!

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  66. Loving the look and I have been coveting your necklace for ages now!

    Kittenish Behaviour Blog

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  67. You look great..and your blog is really nice and fun to read I love it ^^

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  68. totally irrelevent but saw this and thought you'd like it to fulfill your ambition of becoming wednesday adams who is totally my style icon (no joke, i adore christina ricci. both curvy shorties :D)

    course it's very very steep but look out for it in the sales or something
    http://www.topshop.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=0&viewAllFlag=&catalogId=33057&storeId=12556&productId=2040809&langId=-1&sort_field=Relevance&categoryId=208491&parent_categoryId=&sort_field=Relevance&pageSize=20

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  70. The dress looks great on you, and the scarf is such a brilliant autumn colour !! :)

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  71. Love your hair is this pic, well love it anyway, but this pic is fab.
    The shorts are a great idea, I hate dresses that I feel like I'm flashing people. Not cool.

    xx

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  72. I love this dress so much and good idea for the shorts thingy! Your blog makes me want to go out shopping all the time, LOL! :) xoxo

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  73. gosh.
    your hair is sooo pretty.
    this blog is just: inspiration <3
    perfect.

    x
    www.milchwolke.blogspot.com

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  74. Lovely outfit and a lovely blog !
    I'll follow you (:
    xo

    Please check my blog out !

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  75. you look absolutely amaqzing! I love your hair :)

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  76. You are so gorgeous! :] The dress is perfect! :] I love your style!

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