Wednesday, December 29, 2010


sharks and danger






tunic: topshop
cardigan: primark
necklace: H&M
belt: primark
leggings: american apparell
rings: asos and tatty devine
nails: nubar rosso
Woke up early this morning to do a outfit post, Its been too long! Thanks to my new app on my iPhone called Sleep Cycle, It was relatively painless. Basically, as if by magic, It tracks when you sleep and wakes you up during a period of 30 mins when your not in a deep sleep. It actually works, which is shocking! Obviously I have my iPhone now, so I'm on the hunt for addictive and nessecery apps! I'm already addicted to Cut the rope and Angry birds! I need a blingtastic cover for it too! Tackier the better!

I adore this little smock tunic from Topshop, Its just adorable. I could have done with it in a 8 though, but oh well. It fits me fine, but its a little long and loose in the arms. I love the curved bits of the sleeveless-ness? Makes no sense, but do say if you understand what I mean. I just like them, I think they look super cute! I took back the black cardigan from Topshop (that I got in the wrong size, see: Haul video) and decided that this one was the right one. Plus a load cheaper. I also realize I need new jewellery, I stopped buying rings a while ago because I got sick of them, But now I've gone back to it and want to adorn my fingers with beautiful things! Freedom at Topshop rings are beautiful at the moment, But they just suck and go green so quickly! Ugh!

I have tomorrow off work, Im planning on spending all day doing my dissertation. I've done quite alot of it to be honest, Its just very bitty. I tend to write my essays in sections on different topics and then weave it all together. Im no good at writing large blocks of texts as it makes my brain explode. Hoping to take a break and go for a tea with my friend Hannah. The one who won a million pounds the other week. Hopefully tea's on her! I also get paid on Friday, REJOICE. Even though I did get money for Christmas, It's gone straight into my mullberry-alexa-no-iphone-no-louis-vuttion-speedy-35 fund. I dont like to waste my Christmas money, I try and save money that's gifted to me because I really feel wasteful if I spent it on Starbucks and Mcdonalds! And YES Im a LV girl. Even though I totally know I'm not the "type"!


PS: Alot of people are using my photos on eBay to sell things. I am aware of this, and I have contacted eBay about it. I do NOT sell things on eBay, So please don't buy anything thinking its me, because it's not! And if you read my blog, and are using my photos. PLEASE DONT!

98 comments:

  1. I bought this tunic at the weekend too! I love the colour, so much so I ended up buying a dress and jumper in a very similar shade. Oops!

    It looks lovely on you Lily. Hope you had a nice Christmas x

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  2. Lovely dress, it looks amazing on you!
    Now I'm going to download Sleep Cycle straight ahead!

    xxx
    Vikki

    http://stylometre.blogspot.com

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  3. I love that dress. I know what you mean about Christmas money. I got some money and spent half on clothes and used the other half to live on, which sucks :( Wishing I could save better! Haha you should download the game Hotel Dash, its so crazy fun.

    Grace x
    secretly styled.

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  4. Love the tunic, it looks really nice. I need the necklace. It's the nicest cameo style I've seen, most look hideously cheap or are really large.

    It's crazy how different the colour of the tunic looks in the video compared to the photos!

    www.dressingmissdolly.co.uk

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  5. Have you tried the old clear nail polish trick on rings though? It really, really does work! I now seriously want that tunic but I'm not entirely sure as I'm trying to watch the pennies. But it's too cute ahhhh!

    xoxo

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  6. Beautiful!
    Love the bright color =)
    Hahah, I hate spending my xmas money too. Oh temptation!

    xo

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  7. you really suit this! and your gorgeous!

    it would mean the world if you followed back?

    xxx

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  8. i love this colour on you.
    also, i love how well your photographs come out. Mine always look totally terrible and i look awkward (but then maybe that's just me being awkward with being photographed HA)

    That's such a lovely cardigan as well, i'll have to go down my local primark and have a lookey see.

    xxx

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  9. That tunic is such a beautiful colour, and the Peter Pan collar makes it all the more perfect!
    I definitely need to get myself an iPhone, because that sleep cycle things sounds perfect. Angry Birds is also a bit of alright ;) haha,

    Rosie x

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  10. I saw that tunic in Topshop the other day - I really love it! I got a topshop voucher for Christmas, so may end up getting it but gonna look around more first :) It looks great on you.

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  11. Your tunic really is so adorable. I think i need it now xx

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  12. WOO another SleepCycle fan! It's seriously my saviour at the moment! This tunic is goooorgeous xx

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  13. so beautiful. i really like your style.
    would you do a 'christmas-haul' where you show what you got for christmas?

    stay like this, i like reading your blog and watching at your photos.
    you're so pretty.

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  14. I've seen this tunic online at Topshop and almost bought it. It looks so cute on you! Beautiful pictures.

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  15. Very cute dress/tunic whatever^^. Surprisingly I'm actually really liking the color :D
    Love Lois

    http://lisforlois.blogspot.com/

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  16. Hi Lily, before asking, let me tell you that I simply love your blog so as your outfits, they're a trully inspiration for me. I see that most of your things are from Primark so you're the real proof that style isn't about having money to buy brand clothes, sometimes cheap clothes are the best. You always find bargains that fit really well on you and so congratulations for this.

    Now, I have a question for you. You said months ago (in one of your "ask llymlrs" posts) that you don't use flash in your photos and you choose the best time of the day to take them, when the light is in its right place. I just want to know if the ISO values of your camera are in the AUTO mode or if you shoot without flash in ISO values like 800 ou more, or less. This may sound confusing (sorry for my bad bad english) so basically what I want to know is your ISO values when you shoot without flash. Thanks in advance :)

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  17. Shizz, I really need something with a peter pan collar. They are so cute.

    india b.

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  18. love this!!!

    http://commonsenseandstilettos.blogspot.com/

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  19. hey! solution to green rings=clear nail polish!
    just coat it on a like twice, pretty much just the part that goes around your finger. that should help, it works for me. try it out! =]

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  20. I wish i could like that last bit separate, i have seen you all over ebay! Must be so annoying! also i wish people would just read or listen to what you say befre asking stupidly stupid questions like 'where is your top from' in a haul vid. you clearly told them where it was from its a haul vid for god sake!
    lol, rant over but it annoys me reading your comments, so i dread to think what you think! haha.
    great post, the tunic looks great on you! x

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  21. Love the tunic, I've had my eye on it for a while and might end up purchasing despite the influx of peter pan collars in my wardrobe atm.

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  22. Really enjoying the color of your tunic! You always manage to find the peter pan collars everywhere, and I've yet to even see one in the stores. Wtf? Anyway, I love the colors going on here, and I will watch the vid when I get home from work. :)

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  23. I love this look on you.
    Try www.dsstyles.com for blingy iPhone covers, they're reliable and deliver quickly. x

    Kittenish Behaviour Blog

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  24. That tunic is the cutest thing! I love the peter pan collar and the collar. It looks lovely on you.

    xxxx

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  25. angry birds is so freaking addicting! it's so hard to put my phone down once i start playing it!!

    the dress is lovely on you! peterpan collars make clothes look so pretty!

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  26. I was looking at this tunic today, I'm quite tempted to go back and get it tomorrow.

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  27. er, people are using your photos on ebay? how creepy :S hope it's sorted soon.
    wow a friend who won a million pounds, gosh i wish i could win that... jealous!

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  28. ah your hair looks especially fit today, love that tunic, I saw it today and I fell in love, shame I spent my money!:/ need to save like you really! xx

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  29. Me encantan tus look. Si quieres te puedes pasar por mi blog:
    http://omayramartin.blogspot.com

    Gracias

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  30. Aww i love that tunic, the colour really compliments you aswell :) beautiful pictures. Hope you get the ebay situation sorted soon :) xx

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  31. definitely download connect 4 onto your iphone! sooo addictive. love that tunic saw it in your haul video :) xxxx

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  32. I really hope you can fix the problem with ebay. It really sucks that people are taking advantage of your popularity and hard work to sell their stuff.

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  33. Love your outfit, and your rings are love <3

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  34. I have Sleep Cycle but I've never used it as I didn't realise when I got it that you have to have your phone plugged in the whole time... oops! Also, kudos on the blog title, love that song, one of my Alexisonfire faves.xxx

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  35. I love your style. I feel like raiding my closet, but I'm too lazy. I'm on my winter break so no school, which means I am lazy to get dress. It's so wrong of people to use your pictures. Seriously? Take your own picture people!

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  36. I love this look, especially your hair.

    xx
    www.lluviaforallseasons.com

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  37. I love your new dress ... it sucks that in my country we don't have Topshop :(

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  38. The tunic looks great, especially with the belt! :) Hope the dissertation writing goes well tomorrow, I am lacking so much motivation when it comes to uni work! Im going to check those apps out right now, the sleep cycle one has intrigued me! I am totally addicted to Angry birds, and have you got the 12 days of Christmas app? Its a download free every day from 26th Dec for 12 days (obv!) Sorry for the long comment! xoxo

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  39. Love the smock, it really suits you. My old boss had Sleep Cycle on his phone & I really want to try it, I just want to get to midday without feeling tired at all! I'd have to have an iPhone to start with though, heh.

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  40. Your dedication to your blog is admirable and inspiring. I think 2011 is going to be a boom for you lovely lady.

    Good luck with the dissertation writing tomorrow - I feel your pain too!

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  41. Such a great outfit, Lily! The tunic is great, makes me want to pop into Topshop tomorrow. I hate the fact their rings turn green so fast, I often only get one wear from them. My vintage rings seem to last longer if you fancy a change? Good luck with dissertation writing!

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  42. I love your tunic! It's so adorable :D
    I'm sorry to hear about people using your picture on eBay. Some people are just so rude.
    Hope it gets fixed soon!

    X

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  43. i love the tunic. I dont think the colour would suit my uneasy pale-ness though! :( Never mind. I have a love for peter-pan collars at the moment. I got a really lovely one from tesco the other week, its so similar to the new look/topshop one.

    Also, to stop cheapy rings making your fingers green, give them a couple of layers of clear nail varnish. Seriously it works, but it does like chip/scrape off, so u have to re-paint it from time to time. But all my bargain rings i tend to do it too and its like a miracle! :) xx

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  44. Your hair always has that nice messy but styled look going on, which I'm jealous of!

    You can get right-click protection for your blog, so that no one can steal your photos that easily :)

    x

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  45. omg some ppl are such retards! who does that?!!?

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  46. LOL LOL LOL you look like a NUN. Jokingggg :L I love peter pan collars, this one's really cute. I just got one from New look and lovee it :)
    You find the nicest stuff in Primark, you must have a really good one near you xo

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  47. I need to start using Sleep Cycle! I've got an iPod touch but it works the same I think!
    I'm looking forward to payday on Friday too :)

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  48. Hey...

    I'm a big fan of peter pan collars I made three jackets with these collars last year - you can see on my blog in "Clothes I made in 2010".

    x
    @madeittweet

    http://thecapsulewardrobeproject2011.blogspot.com/

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  49. Ow it sucks that people are saying that there are you ;(. But you said don't use my pictures, but can I like use them for my blog to tell something about you? I'm a big fan of your blog! So hoping to get some anweres!
    xo Tessa

    (tessatessa.blogspot.com)

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  50. I saw this tunic today and was so tempted to buy it. It's so unusual to find a peter pan tunic without sleeves so I may just have to treat myself :)

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  51. Awww I adore the new peter pan collar addition, I have almost finished my D.I.Y one but that is super cute. Yeah if I see anymore of the EBay photos I will tweet you kitten and I really hope they sort it out, bang out of order using your photos. I love my iPhone it's my second baby after my real one (well toddler :p)
    I try and save present money, but I got vouchers this year so going to wait and spend them in the new year. Hope that all goes well with the essay I'm sure you will get it done Lily, like you say bit by bit.
    xxx

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  52. Cut The Rope is such a fun game. Have you tried FRUIT NINJA?! I think that's my favorite game :)

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  53. Oh, I desperately love and want that tunic! Cuuute.

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  54. someone might have said this (i don't read all the comments) but play FRUIT NINJA! it's sooooo addictive. i love it. i really need to switch to an iphone from blackberry...

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  55. That totally sucks that people are stealing your photos! I hope you can get them taken off. Jerks.
    Have fun having tea with your friend! XO.

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  56. That top is so gorgeous! Love the color. And that iPhone app sounds so cool!

    xoxo,

    colormenana.blogspot.com

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  57. I love this dress, its a totally perfect style for you and love the colour. It's so weird people using your photo's... kind of creepy in a way, esp cos people would buy the item expecting it to be the one you are wearing but it could be totally different. not cool!
    Scrapbook de la Emma

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  58. I have been totally into cardigans lately, and I absolutley love this one!

    thatssofletch.blogspot.com

    xo, Jay

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  59. A really cool app for you Iphone is the 'Closet' app. You can organize all your clothes and make new outfits as well :)

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  60. This tunic is so cute! The camel colour and polka dots are perfect x

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  61. I really recommend the hipstamatic app its awesome! IIt is like taking photos with an old film camera and you can change the lenses and use different film for different effects..

    ithinkthisisyours.blogspot.com

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  62. love your style, you put things together very nicely! All of your winter clothing has given me inspiration for winter season in Australia ( from june to august). I always wear jeans, so you have given me a new spin on winter clothing. LOVE YOUR ASOS CROSS RING!! I want one now!! Anyway I love your blog. :)

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  63. ah you've done it again. Another peter pan collared number I must buy.

    Helen, X
    http://areyoudressingupordressingdown.blogspot.com

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  64. I love the tunic, the colour is really different, it reminds me of Autumn. Fabulous outfit post. Have a great new year! xx

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  65. Love this tunic, it really suits u! I don't think I can do sleeves like that. Looks good on you though.

    www.whatihearttoday.com

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  66. Don't play Angry Birds if you want to get work done!! Been there done that and it does not go down well with tutors... haha. The dress looks beaut too :)

    www.hairheelseverythinginbetween.blogspot.com xx

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  67. A tip for you green jewellrey,
    When you buy it, cover it in clear nailpolish. :)
    Freedom at topshop is awful for tarnishing, as is accessorize and miss selfridge and most arcadia stores.
    but i've found by coating it in clear polish it protects it :)
    also, adore this tunic! :)
    Lizzie, xxx

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  68. I love that Tunic! And that app sounds amazing! Maybe I need it to wake me up!!

    Georgie
    xx

    http://styleprincessdiaries.blogspot.com

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  69. Love your style and your blog!! keep it up! ♥

    http://thatgirlfashionblog.blogspot.com/

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  70. Unless it's just me but the sleep cycle link takes doesn't link you to the sleep cycle app! It takes me to a 'cut the rope' app :S straaaaange stuff.
    I'm excited to try it out though, hopefully it'll get me up in time for my 7am shift at work tomorrow morning.
    xxx

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  71. Love your tunic! I would so get it if I wasn't watching money right now. Freedom rings are my favourites too, there's a lot of nice things in the sales there at the moment!

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  72. Love this tunic!

    Ahh I want an iphone so bad, the lcd screen on my bb cracked when I dropped it the other day and its slowly getting worse, nightmare! xx

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  73. the topshop tunic looks great on you lily! the colour is gorgeous, and the peter pan collar just makes it all the cuter <3

    that iphone app sounds amazing by the way, another thing tempting me into buying an iphone!

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  74. That tunic looks fantastic on you, really highlights your skin tone and hair colour! This outfit is ever so cute!
    Sorry to hear about people using your photos and pretending to sell stuff on ebay etc, thats just horrible!
    xxx

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  75. The tunic is gorgeous, it's one of those colours that wouldn't suit everyone but it works for you. I'm not sure if I could risk it. Good luck with your savings! :D

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  76. Lovely outfit. :)

    I know what you're on about Christmas money. I've only spent 40 Euros of mine and put the rest into my savings account. If I have it lying around here I'd be spending it on dumb crap.

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  77. You look amazing. You are so beautiful!! I love this outfit, that tunic is awesome. I hope ebay resolves the issue! I can't believe people are taking your photos :(

    xo,
    Kirstin Marie
    http://www.kirstinmarie.com

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  78. For 59p, I'm definitely trying out that sleep cycle program, it's a right pain waking up for work.

    Now I just need to gather the courage to buy my iphone (:s)

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  79. Do you prefer iphone to Blackberry?

    I may have to get the sleep cycle app!

    xx

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  80. oooh dear, are they using photos of your face etc.? weeiirrrd bet that creeped you out haha. lovely outfit & think it was good to save your money and take back that cardi, and save it for something more wow like your lovely peter pan collar obsession :) xx

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  81. Love love love this look! I just got that tunic the other day, I was undecided about it though because it seems a bit steep to pay £26 for a cotton dress, damn you topshop lol. You're make up looks really nice in this post..x

    ps. that sleeeping app sounds so good but I have a BB booo :( x

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  82. Oooh I just bought this dress the other day! I absolutely love it!

    I have sleep cycle! I always forget to put it on though and just use the regular alarm! I should start using it more!

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  83. I absolutely love this tunic! The collar is so cute. I love that peter pan collars are everywhere lately.

    That Sleep Cycle app sounds really interesting, I'll have to check it out now!

    xx

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  84. I hope you get the eBay thing sorted out soon. That's awful that some of your photos are being taken and used for other means. I can't believe that anyone would do that. Particularly on eBay. Your pictures are always stunning and you always wear your clothes SO well. Hate to think that someone is taking advantage of that and earning money from it x x

    http://angel-in-this-dress.blogspot.com/

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  85. love the dress! i could find it at my local topshop 2day, guess i will have 2 go online den.....i have dat cross ring, buh mine is black n frm urban outfitter :D

    http://bscouting.blogspot.com/

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  86. Your hair is absoloutley gorgeous, i want it! but my hairs probably too dark to dye it this colour, your so pretty too!

    Love your blog, pleeeaase check out mine xx

    http://makeupfashionhairbryony.blogspot.com/
    xx

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  87. aww i love that dress i tried it on yesterday but unfortunately t just didn't have a good fit on me :(
    looks great on u, though :)how mean is that ^^

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  89. I bought this dress last week it, really is adorable! So I get you mean regarding the curve ;) I also sympathise with the length as I'm quite short and topshop is made for tall tall tall girls! But you have styled it so wonderfully, I love your blog,
    lyndseymoon.blogspot.com
    x

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  90. Love this look with your hair tied back...so regal x

    http://say-bleurgh.blogspot.com

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