Tuesday, January 25, 2011


skeptics and true believers




sunglasses: girlprops
hat: new look
leggings: american apparel
jumper: topshop
dress: asos (not really seen but its underneath!)
necklace: H&M
rings: BHS

I FINALLY GOT IT GUYSSS. Thanks to the lovely Joanne who found the jumper in her local Topshop sale! She emailed me and offered to pick it up for me and mail it me! This is why I love the internet. If I hadn't have posted on here I probably would have been stuck in a buyers remorse circle wishing I had it. So many people had been linking me to ones on eBay but the price was so over inflated I just couldn't do it when I knew it was lurking around in the sales for less!

A few people commented on the jumper being really ill fitting and ugly in real life, But I really like its awkward shape and overall slouchy-ness. Its really cosy and has a really ~bohemian~ vibe to it. Anyone else hate the word "boho"? I think its just so blah. Reminds me of the days where denim headscarves, those god awful circle disk belts and the gypsy skirts where in. I wore my barginalious floppy hat that I got from New Look for a whopping £3 with it and popped on my much loved Girl props chanel-eque half tints! Not that I actually left the house today or did anything of note!

I started a Tumblr in a vain effort to try and get my photos on there credited. I have been very anti-tumblr in the past, but I sort of get it. I know there are TONS of photos of me floating around on Tumblr, some credited some aren't. Im going to try and keep it just photos of things that I've taken myself. Like a photo diary, but who knows. I'll probably be bored with it in a week.

109 comments:

  1. ah grats on finding it! i think it looks really comfy and lovely, and i get the bohemian vibe too ha.

    http://afluorescentadolescent.blogspot.com x

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  2. YAY! so happy you finally got it! how nice of Joanna! looks great on you and i'm in love with your sunglasses.

    gavinabehindthelens.blogspot.com

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  3. Ahhh The Academy Is.. ! I used to fancy the pants off William Beckett! I remember going to see them and Panic! at the Disco when I was 14 or 15. Memories! Congratulations on getting the jumper, finding something you wanted for ages is the best feeling. Still haven't gotten around to ordering those sunglasses, they've been in my bookmarks for about a year and a half!

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  4. So glad that you finally got the jumper! It suits you perfectly and looks fabulous with that hat x

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  5. I always love your outfit posts :) I adore this one, wearing those sunglasses makes me wish it was summer all over again. I love the hat and jumper, basically I love the whole outfit! :D

    Sian xx

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  6. i love that jumper on you! absolutely adorable!
    Krissy xoxo

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  7. you aure soo beautiful. i love your style *_* and your haaaiiirrr<3 :D

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  8. Wow, this look is sort of amazing. Gorgeous Lilz.

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  9. I personally love the jumper, Im glad you found it! I also love how you have styled the piece, gorgeous Lily! :) x

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  10. I feel like the jumper is this kind of hit or miss thing. On you, it's gorgeous but it might look horrible on some other figures! Good thing you finally got your hands on it. : )

    http://elle-yeah.blogspot.com

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  11. That jumper looks better on you than it did on the topshop website. Looks awesome on you :) x

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  12. Loveee the jumper - especially with the hat and shades! Also I love the necklace; Im a huge fan of the cameo thaang ;)

    http://ismellfashion.blogspot.com

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  13. LOVE the jumper! Looks super cosy :) You have such great style

    fashioncrossing.blogspot.com

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  14. glad you managed to get your hands on the jumper, the cut out pattern is pretty interesting


    Hannah xx

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  15. ooh I'm so happy you finally got it! It looks amazing on you and I love the way you styled it! Xx

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  16. i love the jumper, it looks like the perfect combination of vintage inspired and modern. i love that tou teamed it with the hat too, thats a lovely combo!

    btw; your hairs looking really nice at the moment!

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  17. jumper looks brilliant!
    perfectly styled with the floppy hat and sunglasses.

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  18. Glad you got your jumper;)

    I love the fact that your wearing a jumper and sunglasses. It's like a summer/winter fusion.
    You're wearing Swinter!

    MusicMeerkat
    xoxoxoxox

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  19. you look amazing! remind me a little of edie sedgwick for some reason!

    love the jumper :)

    The Flower Girl

    X

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  20. Wow, I love the fit. And that's ridiculously nice that someone would do that! Joanne = a goddess.
    Loving the floppy hat and shades too; god I want summer.

    Rosie x

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  21. Was that hat recently in the New Look sale?? I've been searching for a decent black floppy hat that isn't like £25 bloody quid in Topshop for so long! xxx

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  22. LOVE those half tint sunglasses! I really want a pair.

    That jumper looks really cosy! Glad you finally found it. :)

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  23. lavly! i wore this exct same jumper today! http://helloomonica.blogspot.com/

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  24. I am loving this outfit!! The jumper really suits you and doesn't seem ill fitting, but I guess different body shapes, shape clothes differently.

    The hat is amazing thou... Really works with your hair.

    http://thekeypieces.blogspot.com

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  25. I love how retro this looks. The jumper was well worth all your trouble. It's really awesome, and unfussy.
    My Heart Blogged

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  26. Not jumper would never suit me but I think you really make it, the contrast of the black underneth is just fantastic!

    Enjoy Tumblr ;)

    Katie. x

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  27. You got it! :D Congrats! Bet you're delighted! I'm not with the whole Tumblr thing...not even really sure what it is! X
    Burn the Blonde

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  28. You look bloody fantastic as always Lily!

    I also love playing 'guess the song/band' with your blog titles. I'm a loser like that (love The Academy Is... by the by... old school!).

    Fi x

    http://theficommandments.blogspot.com

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  30. cute outfit and i love your blogs font
    tuxandtie.blogspot.com

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  31. I love that you wear such a nice outfit when you're not even leaving the house! I would just be in my trackie bottoms and a hoodie- need to make more of an effort!
    xx

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  32. Oh that jumper would be great, it looks very cosy! And i truly adore those sunglasses!
    x funkydoris.blogspot.com

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  33. Wow that was lucky! and so, so kind of Joanne to get it for you and post it to you. And no, it doesn't look awkward at all - just looks really comfy. Great styling x x

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  34. I've been looking for a jumper like that for ages!
    Primark had a similar one but its just not right! ^^
    x

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  35. heyyy Lily I nominated you for a style award! i don't know if you're really an award post kinda gal but if you are, check it all out on my blog:
    http://ismellfashion.blogspot.com

    amy xoxo

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  36. so glad you finally found it lily!
    and i love the chanel-esque sunnies :)
    www.madeleinebaker.blogspot.com
    x

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  37. Yay for finding it, it looks great on you! I agree it's defo cosy.
    xx

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  38. I think it was worth all the trouble you went through. It looks great!

    KF x

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  39. hey I was looking for the sunglasses on this page girlprops and I couldn't find them. Could you send me a link to them. I am very concerned about this.

    Write it in a comment on my blog: soheywowfuckyou.blogspot.com if you can;)

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  40. Oh god the disc belts and gypsy skirts were a fave :\ I was however about 11 at the time so I think I can be let off a bit? :) hahaa. The hat really suits you too!

    Paula-Ellen xo
    fuckfashionlovestyle.blogspot.com

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  41. ahh, you should edit them and put llymlrs at the bottom so people know it's your picture.

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  42. Love the jumper, people on eBay are rediculous sometimes when they try to sell things so expensive :S Oh and lolz at circle belts! :)

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  43. Oh what a nice thing to do! The internet is awesome! And, oh god about those disc belts and gypsy skirts. I see a lot of disc belts at car boot sales, they are just GRIM!
    xxx

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  44. Love the whole look! So good you've found it, I know what it's like to want something a lot and don't be able to find it. xx
    Flora
    http://asourgirl.blogspot.com/

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  45. Very, very awesome you finally got the jumper dear!! And I gotta say, it looks so good! Very boho, 70's and retrolicious (just made that up, I dunno ;) But to make a long story short, I REALLY LIKE THE JUMPER!! And I def gotta get myself some half tinted glasses, stat!

    Love, Daphne

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  46. ahhhhh, the academy is..., i loved their almost here album, and love the jumper!!!

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  47. Love the jumper (and the post title, I've seen TAI... live about 6 times haha) x

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  48. Yay, glad you finally got that jumper you've been after. You suit it :) x

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  49. Amazing sweater. I love it so much.






    www.shevahh.blogspot.com
    xo

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  50. Love the jumper, and it looks great! I love the whole slouchy feel thing too, and the hat looks great:) x

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  51. I tried to make a tumblr the other day and I'm so confused and didn't get the layout! Much prefer blogger!
    I saw a few floating around of you as well!

    Love the jumper!

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  52. I tried this jumper on ages ago, and it looks dreadful on me, but it looks fabulous on you! Glad to know you finally got it!
    + yes, the word boho irritates me, it makes me think of a dog for some reason - nooooooo idea why!
    You look lovely as always Lily xx

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  53. I love it, think it looks really good on you. Also wish i could pull off those hats...

    fridayisforever.blogspot.com

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  54. The sunglasses are amazing, the hat really suits you! Great bargain :)

    www.swampedinflowers.blogspot.com

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  55. YAY you got the jumper. It does look lovely on, the fit looks just right.
    You had my LOLing at the reminder of circle disk belts! Haha.
    xx

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  56. I think the jumper fits great and I love the half tint sunglasses!

    xx
    www.lluviaforallseasons.com

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  57. I love this look, it's so bohemeian and chic!
    I'm also loving The Academy Is... reference ;)
    xx

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  58. Aaah I'm glad you finally got your hands on that jumper! I don't think the shape/fit is awkward at all? Might look nice slung over a sort of slip dress in the spring, with a pair of brogues (:

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  59. Its beautiful! I love your hat too. x

    LiveFastDieInChanel.Blogspot.com

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  60. Didn't think id like it but it does look nice on. Nice styling with the hat

    Miscellany-miscellany.blogspot.com

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  61. Love your makeup and you hat. How do you do your eyes to make them so retro looking? I smell tutorial...?

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  62. Love it, you look like Kate Moss incognito.

    TDG xx
    www.thedateguy.co.uk

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  63. love the jumper! god I miss Topshop, need to get back to England soon...


    http://thisisilona.blogspot.com/

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  64. LOVE this!! I need those glasses in my life, and that jumper has your name written all over it. Lovely outfit! xx

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  65. I am so jealous of all your outfit posts. Most things I want but cant get here in the states! :(
    New look, topshop... waah!

    xx
    http://www.wildheartsblog.com

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  66. that's so awesome someone found it for you, buyer's remorse is the worst. I've been so obsessed with crochet-esque looking tops lately. xx


    devorelebeaumonstre.com

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  67. That's so great Joanne found it for you, what a sweetheart. And I think it fits great on you, like the "bohemian" vibe about it too. You look darling especially with those super cute retro glasses.

    www.TheFancyTeacup.com
    much love.

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  68. great hat :) and love your lip makeup

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  69. You got it , it's awesome ! You're lucky i want jumper from H&M but i don't find it :(


    You look so pretty !!


    http://nnoush.blogspot.com

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  70. You are just extremely lucky to have "connections" via internet. I'm really glad you got what you were looking for! I've been in that "buyers remorse circle" so many times.

    I am very anti-tumblr as well, but I hope you have fun with it!

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  71. Okay I'm totally guilty of posting your photos on Tumblr -- but I swear they're all linked back to your blog (and even specific posts)! Lol. I just followed you there, too. xx

    Congrats on finally getting your dream jumper! Looks super cosy. (:

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  72. I love that jumper! I totally want one too. And it's sooo nice that someone did that for you. It definitely has a bohemian vibe

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  73. the jumper really suits you - i'm always suprised at the friendliness of fellow bloggers :)

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  74. love the jumper!
    and the shades, are they chanel or really good lookalikes?
    mmmm!
    xxxxx

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  75. I had my doubts about that jumper when you first posted it, but it looks really lovely on you :)

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  76. I love those sunglasses, I've wanted a pair like that for god knows how long, and have had no idea where to get them, apart from an olsens face.

    Nicew outfit :} xo

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  77. Oh! I got really excited for a second because I thought you were wearing jeans for once! But then I saw they were just leggings :(
    hahaha

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  78. I love this jumper, looks great on you! The glasses are to die for, love them!
    xoxo

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  79. congrats on finding it, i think its gorgeous! Love the necklace as well x

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  80. Ohh wow you found it :) I have this and even though it's full of holes it's just so cosy!

    http://thenicestthingiveseen.blogspot.com

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  81. I ADORE! Especially love the sunglasses, only if I could afford the real deal. =( Congrats on findng the jumper!

    http://niasays.blogspot.com

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  82. love those glasses.. and I actually adore that jumper, looks gorgeous on you :)

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  83. i see photos of you ALL THE TIME on tumblr unlinked. good idea to start your own - at least then they can be credited to the original source!

    ♥ elle

    elle & the fashion folk

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  84. the hat's cute!
    i really do like your blog.
    I'll follow you!

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  85. I LOVE IT! i really like this outfit, seems a bit different to what you've been wearing lately, love the sunglasses as well. love your blog as always!

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  86. Love that jumper looks so so nice!

    follow me http://beautysforever.blogspot.com/

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  87. I am seriously coveting after those 5018 style sunglasses! I've been lusting after the real deal since I first saw them on the runway, but at a fraction of the price I'll definitely be investing in a couple of pairs from girlprops!

    In fact, I'm loving this entire outfit. It's very slouchy, boho 70s.

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  88. gorgeous as usual! i love the jumper. kind of jealous...i want one!

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  89. deffo worth the wait :)
    http://stylishoverflows.blogspot.com/
    xxx

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  90. Love this dress jumper! Hate the word boho too its so overused but I think its appropriate for this outfit.
    xx

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  91. your so brilliant so glad you finally got it!

    sunglasses in winter... i like it!

    im having a alexander wang esque studded bag giveawy if you want to check it out hon, you might like it xx

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  92. Very lovely girl :)
    I am lusting over the cameo necklace from H&M, I think I will go and get it!

    http://gh0stparties.blogspot.com

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  93. I love your hair! They're stright and sooo shiny :)

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  94. I love this outfit!
    And I agree, the sweater doesn't look bad at all, looks like a nice A shape, fits you really well!
    With the accessories and everything, you are going on my blog "inspiraton list"!

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  95. I forgot to tell you made a GORGEOUS makeup! You are pretty!

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  96. haha, finally you got your jumper you wanted!

    http://lostinafanasy.blogspot.com/

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  97. haha, finally you got your jumper you wanted!

    http://lostinafanasy.blogspot.com/

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