Friday, January 28, 2011


the way things used to be





top/dress/tunic: new look
cardigan: yayer
rings: bhs and market stall
lips: barry m 147

Florals are pretty much a no no in my book. If you haven't noticed I just wear simple block colours. I enjoy a nice stripe or two, but nothing too fancy or overly patterned. This little top/dress/tunic  however was just adorable I couldn't resist. Its not long enough to be a dress, not short enough to be a top, and I think its a weird length to even be a tunic! The collar is the most special part of the top, its got a lovely little scalloped edge which is SO hard to photograph but in real life it looks gorgeous!

Thanks to everyone who bought rings off me! I sent all the UK ones yesterday and a few people have already received theirs! All the international post ones are being sent on Monday. I had planned on doing it today before realizing it was half day closing! I knew I should have got more than I planned originally! I'm getting some more in which should be available near the middle of February. I may take preorders off the shop because I don't want people complaining they haven't got them, Even though I've tried to make it as clear as possible that I cant send them till I get more in stock. If anyone does get fed up of waiting, just email me and I'll refund you ASAP. Honestly I'm not going to rip you off or anything, so you just need to let me know if you aren't happy waiting!

110 comments:

  1. LOVEEE that cardi! the colours gorgeous XXX

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  2. Love the tunic :D Perfect as always Lily. :D x x x

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  3. Really fancy that cardigan. And that tunic. And your face haha :) Glad your rings are going fast! I love cross rings, I've got a "studded" one but I think I might get one of your plain ones aswell! xxx

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  4. wow, that dress/top is gorgeous! looking beautiful as usual! have a great weekend :)

    gavinabehindthelens.blogspot.com

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  5. love this outfit!

    emma xx
    www.oh-emma.com

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  6. I'm the same. If something is adorable, I can't resist buying it, no matter the unusual fit ;)
    Maybe with some cute cycling shorts poking out?!

    Rosie x

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  7. I wanted this top toooo, saw it in new look today and fell in love!! It looks great on you

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  8. I really like the colour of that cardigan- loving the burnt oranges around atm.

    Congrats on the rings success! Kinda wish I'd waited to get one of these now!

    Danni
    xxx

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  9. Love today's outfit Lily! Especially the piece from Yayer!!

    Georgie
    xx

    http://styleprincessdiaries.blogspot.com

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  10. The top/tunic/dress looks great on you :) Probably not the color I would have picked, but this one is perfect for you!

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  11. You look so pretty in floral, you should wear the print more often!

    I love the scallop collar too, I bought a similar dress (tea print, yellow, with scallop collar) off of Asos, and I'm kind of similar, not too big on floral prints, but I couldn't resist the dress.

    You look simply adorable.
    www.TheFancyTeacup.com
    much love.

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  12. Love the dress! I have it too, & because I'm very short can get away with wearing it as a dress! (I do wear it with a bandage skirt underneath just in case though!)

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  14. the collar is gorgeous, I love scallop edges, I have some shorts and vest from Topshop with the scallop edge, so cute!


    Hannah xx

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  15. i think it's a little bit too short: BUT the whole outfit is SO amazing. love it really. favourite one.

    http://www.magnoliaelectric.blogspot.com

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  16. the top/dress/tunic is lovely; especially with the cardigan! i personally go abit OTT with florals and patterns... x

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  17. I love the outfit! New look have some gorgeous things in at the moment :) I love floral print, and it looks really nice with that cardi too! :)

    x

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  18. cute as always! lovely tunic, I love the collar, I noticed it straight away, with my cute collar seeking eye :)
    the cross rings aren't really my thing but i'm looking forward to you stocking some different rings!
    Kyrie x
    idreamgames.blogspot.com

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  19. flowers look gorgeous on you! as i am obsessed with flower dresses i recommend you to have a go at them again :)

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  20. Looking lovely as per usual !

    I differ from you in that I can never get enough florals...I've pretty much banned myself from buying them because I just have too many pieces!

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  21. Goodness, I tried this top on the other day- because I loved the scalloped collar!- and it looked really silly on me. A bit jealous that it looks so lovely on you!

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  22. That dress is really gorgeous! And I really love the colour of the cardigan x

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  23. Ooh love it, I wouldn't of guessed it was from New Look!

    I really want that cardigan!

    Chloe.. x
    chloehford.blogspot.com

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  24. that is THE cutest tunic, absolutely love it :)
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  25. This outfit is lovely and can I please have your eyebrows? Holy perfect.

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  26. The tunic is really cute, it suits you :)

    Stacey xx

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  27. omg, that top is really cute!
    Great look.
    xoxo irene
    www.myfashionfindings.com

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  28. pretty outfit ! and nice pictures, as usual :) xo

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  29. that top is utterly adorable, i hope new look make it for there inspire range as well! :)

    www.aroselikethis.blogspot.com xx

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  30. I love the top, it has a vintage vibe 'cause of that "old-school" floral pattern :)

    XOXO
    www.itscocovintage.blogspot.com

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  31. I'm the same with florals, I've never been able to pull them off. You look gorgeous in that tunic/dress though :) Really suits you! x

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  32. You look so pretty! That dress suits you well.

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  33. That dress/top/tunic/whatever is very sweet. Love the fabric and the sleeves.

    Olivia

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  34. Love that cardi, you can wear it with so much! your hair is fab too, i tried it out but just looked crap on me!x

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  35. you look lovely in florals! it's great your rings are going so well! what a great business venture :)

    The Flower Girl

    X

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  36. That is what I call one beautiful dress!

    xoxo,

    colormenana.blogspot.com

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  37. The tunic has such a nice print on it and it isn't too much. Plus the cardigan compliments it rather nicely :) xo

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  38. the top/tunic/dress is so cute. I love this outfit.
    xoxo

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  39. Love this dress, and that cardy is a lovely, lovely colour. I too am starting to get into florals for the first time, also not my thing. But I am loving prints lately; your dress looks gorg on you! xx veronika

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  40. love your lashes, which are you using :) xxx

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  41. You look great!
    Love the outfit, hair, makeup, everything! :)

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  42. amazing!
    your really inspiring for me

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  43. Totally loving this! :)
    http://stylishoverflows.blogspot.com/
    x

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  44. I want that tunic myself however I would prefer it as a dress but due to the fact it would be too small I doubt i'll get it.

    Looks lovely on you!

    Katie. x

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  45. CUUUUUUTE! I love florals, I don't think they ever get old. Loving the new scalloped collars rather than just rounded ones, collars are cute whatever though. Nice colour pairing! x

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  46. Looking lovely as always lily, you really suit florals!
    frenchforcupcake xo

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  47. I love your hair! That lip color is so pretty. I don't I've ever seen the brand Barry M before. Isn't it only sold in the UK?




    www.shevahh.blogspot.com
    xo

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  48. I'm not normally into prints and patterns either but this top/dress/tunic is lovely! :D.
    I love the colour of that cardigan too! If only I had some pennies saved up somewhere!
    xoxo

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  49. Outfit looks lovely and your make-up is amazing! x

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  50. I love scalloped stuff too, that dress is so gorgeous you should go with florals more often :)

    Congratulations on selling all your rings so fast as well!

    R x

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  51. Envy! I have been looking at the top in New Look and it barely passed as a top, let alone a tunic or dress! You look gorgeous, you forced me to look in to wearing other colours and I love it.

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  52. Aw I am a little bit jealous! I tried this on last week cos I thought it was the cutest thing ever but the length just really put me off... I wish it was just a couple of inches longer and not that whole inbetweeny I-don't-know-if-this-is-a-top-or-a-dress length. Very irritating. You look lovely in it though! x

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  53. lovely dress. and you look so pretty.

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  54. it is an odd length, but i think it looks cute with leggings, and the print is just adorable

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  55. gorgeous as always lily.
    i bought this top/dress/tunic last weekend and i completely agree about the length, hopefully i'll be able to get away with it as a dress! its quite strange how similar our styles are, i have each item featured in your last three posts!
    check out my blog. http://helloomonica.blogspot.com/
    love monica,xxxx

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  56. ooh gorgeous tunic!
    it gives a romantic feel to the outfit
    xoxo

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  57. I really do adore this look. Even if you said it's not your regular style, you were spot on with your judgment about this sort-of-tunic! And did you change your eyebrows?!? They look especially FABULOUS!!

    Finding Fashionista Friends

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  58. I love how you pulled off this look so effortlessly! :]

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  59. I really like that top/tunic/short dress, it's so pretty :) Might be nice with denim shorts underneath when it gets abit warmer?
    I ordered one of your rings and it was waiting for me when I got in before. Thank you, was surprised it arrived so quickly, it's gorgeous :)

    Jess xx

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  60. definitely no need for florals to be a no-no anymore. this looks lovely!
    bit annoying about the odd length tho.

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  61. I love this tunic and cardigan combo, amazing outfit as always!
    jessica xx

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  62. You look incredibily amazing!
    Love the complete outfit!
    xox

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  63. i LOVE the collar and that cardigan is too cute x

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  64. How can you not like floral they are amazing. Lovely dress looks really nice on you.

    http://beaufashionxoxo.blogspot.com/

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  65. I just discovered your blog, and after about 20 minutes looking throug some of it, I think it's safe to say that your blog is already one of my favorite blogs. Love your fresh and effortless looks!

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  66. loove the look

    nice blog
    hyped love the bitles t shirt
    come by
    http://spela-digitaltraveler.blogspot.com/

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  67. I absolutely adore all of these colors, that cardigan is the dreamiest color!

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  68. These are my favorite photo's you have ever posted! Florals look good on you, don't stay away from them! Your hair is stunning too!

    I hate impatient people. If you want a ring that bad, a small amount of time for delivery wont kill you. People these days!

    Have a lovely weekend,
    M.

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  69. I love that tunic. New Look have really upped their game recently. I'm off to town soon so I'll have o check it out.

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  70. The tunic is lovely and looks great!! X

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  71. That top is gorgeous! Congrats on hitting 6000 followers!

    xxx

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  72. Blah blah blah same comment as everyone else. Ha, this tunic is gorgeous and summer-y!

    Congratulations, 6000 people are inspired by you, you should be proud :)

    Grace x
    secretly styled.

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  73. i love floral prints so i'm a bit biased, but i love that dress.top.tunic! definitely one to wear throughout summer x

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  74. Tunic is so cute ! You look gorgeous.


    http://nnoush.blogspot.com

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  75. aww, this is too lovely! and would love to buy a ring as soon as i get paid next week :)

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  76. the tunic/dress is super cute!
    you look lovely as always :)

    xx

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  77. That dress is soooo darling! You look wonderful in floral:)

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  78. So glad you took the plunge with the florals, I really like you in florals, especially in the dark navy with the brown sweater. Divine!

    http://crimsonrosella-kirstin.blogspot.com/

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  79. it's not too girly or stuffy of a floral so it suits you perfectly. your hair is looking awesome.

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  80. I also prefer block colours, but this tunic really suits you! Compliments your hair colour & skin tone xx

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  81. I love the print of your tunic. Sometimes it's good to change up your clothes, but I like dark basics too. They're really easy to accessorize.

    Alexa @ VPV

    www.shopVPV.com

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  82. So bizzare, I tried on this top today... It's such an awkward length, might revisit it with leggings!

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  83. I actually love that dress, especially the collar. I'd just wear it with a bodycon skirt underneath.

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  84. You are in my blog! I Love this colour! ;)

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  85. i LOVE THIS i had to go buy it today !!

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  86. Oooh I'm the hundredth comment! What an achievement... for you I would say hehe! :) On the contrary I think florals really suit you, perhaps not the granified versions of clustered small prints but a little here and there like this beautiful frock looks lush miss! jazzy ♥

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  87. pretty as always! i really think that florals look good on you, you can definitely pull them off :)

    i love your blog*

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  89. Wow love it :) amazing
    check out mine if you have time Im new xx :)

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  90. Loooove the tunic, and I have it too, we have a similar way of spending our NL discount!

    xoxo

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  91. I love this! That dress is so cute :)

    http://commonsenseandstilettos.blogspot.com/

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  92. Love the colours of the dress and the cardi against each other...x\

    http://say-bleurgh.blogspot.com

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  93. You look so lovely!

    http://heritageandevolution.blogspot.com

    x

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  94. cute outfit!

    http://lostinafanasy.blogspot.com/

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  95. I love that floral dress! I really like you in florals, you should wear them more often! :)

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