Wednesday, June 08, 2011

whos in control?






dress: missguided
tights: dorothy perkins
rings: jwlry, forever 21, market stall
shoes: primark
nails: models own beths blue

I got sent this dress today from Missguided and as soon as I answered the door I changed out of what I was wearing and popped it on! The shape is lovely and I just adore the colour. It comes in loads of different colours, I was going to go for the generic black and go for a outfit like the ever so stylish Amanda, but ended up opting for orange instead. I do think I'll be buying this dress in another colour though, its just too cute, flattering and easy to wear not to! I've bought these bloomer style pants from American Apparel to wear under the dress, Victoria thought I was crazy when we saw them in the shop in Manchester, I just had to get home and order them. They look so awesome in a ye olde kinda way!

I haven't worn patterned tights in ages so thought I'd give them a try with the outfit! I'm also wearing my lovely buckled Primark wedges that I got for £6 the other day in the sale. I had planned to buy them full price like a year ago when they came out, but after seeing my size randomly in the sale in my local crappy Primark, I knew it was fate. I want to start wearing heels more in the future, I don't even know why but I've really had a urge over the past few days. Starting with this pair via ebay! Cannot wait for them to arrive!
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  1. like your rings! (and you outfit ofcourse!) congrats on the two years llymlrs :) X

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  2. Adore that dress on you! Think you made the right choice going for that orange/rust colour, it's lovely with your hair!

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  3. Ahhhh I have wanted one of these dresses for ages just not decided on a colour! The orange is nice (although it looks camel in the pictures?), I was thinking of getting coral or red even though I never wear red. x

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  4. I love your shoes and the color of the dress! It looks great on you!

    That’s So Fletch
    xo, Jay

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  5. Loving this outfit, the dress is so flattering on your figure xx

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  6. this outfit is absolutely PERFECT! love those tights, dress is adorable and jewelry pure love. very very beautiful!

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  7. I agree with Eleanor. That orange color looks perfect with your hair!

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  8. Love that dress, i think you chose the perfect colour! Love how you've paired it with the spotty tights and those shoes look fab! The ones from ebay are gorgeous too!

    Stacey xx

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  9. I need a dress like this, I'm glad they have it other colours. You could combine it with so many things :)

    xxx

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  10. Amazing dress... you look lovely in it... perfect colour! Also love your jewellery!

    http://lowri-youcantputyourarmsaroundamemory.blogspot.com/

    x

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  11. Love the dress, I wasn't sure about it when I first saw it online as I thought it might look a bit cheap but you've completely changed my mind! I really want to wear heels more too, I have so many, and I do love them, I just need to learn to walk in them without inducing searing pain...

    Bxo

    Crystal Beth Blog

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  12. I've had my eye on that dress and similar dresses (noticed miss selfridge had some in too but for probably a lot more monies!) and I reckon a navy colour or red would suit you lovely!

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  13. I really love the dress! Like you say: great colour and shape!

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  14. Lovely outfit, Wish I got sent stuff
    http://beaufashionxoxo.blogspot.com/

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  15. Arghhh that dress is so similar to my Zara dress - it even has the shoulder detail! and it nearly half the price i paid grr!
    I love those shoes, Loving wedges at the moment too.
    And those 'bloomers' are really cute I'd wear the pale pink ones! :)

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  16. Ooh, the dress is very pretty. I love how simple it is but still lovely x

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  17. Ooh, the dress is very pretty. I love how simple it is but still lovely x

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  18. Good choice with the orange. Much more interesting. And I seriously hope those wedges have secret zips, can't imagine the time spent putting them on...
    It would be mine

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  19. Ooh the fit is perfect for you, I love that colour too :D goes so nicely with your hair. Very cute with the shoes and tights too!

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  20. That dress is gorge and so you! It's the perfect shape and those wedges are gorge, can't believe they were on sale!xxx

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  21. that dress is gorgeous! getting me one of those! really suits you!

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  22. Very nice dresss ;D


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  23. wow lady that dress looks amazing on you! love it! love the rings too!

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  24. The dress is so cute and really flattering as well. Love it xx
    What Nicola Does

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  25. This dress is just adorable!Loving your rings too going to check out the store!Cannot believe those shoes are Primark!LOVE!

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  26. Love the dress. Happy Birthday in your blog! :D

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  27. Love the tights with these heels :) i keep telling myself im gonna wear heels more but then every morning the flats seem to find there wasy onto my feet. walking in heels is major effort!!

    Lynz x

    http://junglemayfly.blogspot.com

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  28. Oh that dress is super cute, such a nice skirt detail and shape as well. I love the look of those AA bloomers that you ordered, the navy ones look adorable! xx

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  29. OMG your hair is soooo beautiful!! :)

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  30. Love this dress. I tried on a really similar one in Miss Selfridge last week but it was £40-ish and I wasn't sure if the orange shade worked with my super pale skin. This shade looks a lot more wearable. x

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  31. omg lily! A foot shot?! Are you feeling alright? haha. Love those wedges, perfect shoes to transition to heels! x

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  32. I love your rings! Your dress is so nice too, the fit is perfect! =) Your heels are really cool! Love the whole outfit!

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  33. Absolutely great outfit! Your dress looks fab :)

    Love,
    Shanah.

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  34. The dress is lovely!
    I've been wanting those kind of wedges for absolutely ages but I can't for the life of me walk in heels :( xo

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  35. Wow! How chic!!! I love how you balanced it out with the rock vibe wedges!
    Thanks for mentioning the Primark sale, I did not know that!
    Love,
    Emily


    http://www.thestyleexplorer.blogspot.com/

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  36. Oh I adore your dress. Your tights are super cute as well, I need to get me some of those!

    Sarah
    x

    www.almostdelightful.com

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  37. Lovely dress, great colour choice! Thanks for introducing me to missguided.co.uk! It kinda reminds me of asos a few years ago!!

    www.charlottescollection.co.uk

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  38. A perfect choice, suits you down to a tee! Earthy shades are gonna be big in AW11 too so even better.

    Amy xxx
    http://thevirtualstylist.blogspot.com/

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  39. AH beautiful! And the wedges look amazing! YAY welcome to the heels club! I had one of these obsessions too and went a bit wild. I should really comment on your blog more seeing as I love it so much but I'm more of a lurker :S Just know that i'm always lurking......creepy.
    xxx

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  40. Yes to bloomers! I want them in red and black before I depart to Japan (:

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  41. http://magz725.blogspot.com/2011/04/cruise.html I have it in white. I just recently wore it again with a black blazer. <3 the orange color on you!! :) I absolutely LOVE misguided's clothing :)

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  42. =0 A shoe shot? That's rare haha!! I love this dress I was going to get the navy version but I was afraid it would be too short. I might have to treat myself to one ;D!

    Love J.

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  43. Totally adore the colour of the dress! The colour and the style looks really lovely on you.

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  44. You should totally buy that dress in another color, it suits you beautifully! And those patterned tights are darling.

    www.TheFancyTeacup.com
    much love.

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  45. Those rings are rad!! also, you two could be twins in this pic...http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_ljop2iZOzy1qdeym7o1_500.jpg

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  46. Just love the color of this dress! Bright but not too bright.

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    lots of love

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  47. Fab dress.. totally you!! defo want it x

    check out my outfit post:
    http://jessmcgovern.blogspot.com/

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  48. Love it. You look absolutely fab, and this orange is beautiful.
    xx

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  49. I have those shoes, I got them in the sale as well haha. They are really comfy.

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  50. I can't get over how beautiful you are!

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  51. This dress is adorable! Loving the rings also

    http://sineadeedwards.blogspot.com

    xx

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  52. ooh I adore that dress on you *_*
    sadly it would be way to short for my body-type.. *jealous* :D

    x
    Christine
    http://iheartautumngrace.blogspot.com/

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  53. haha by local crappy primark i assume you mean the one in hereford? i completey agree, it's utter shite. love all your rings xo

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  54. Oh my God, I didn't know you had legs?!


    ;)

    xxx

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  55. The dress looks great on you, it definitely is an awesome colour. Love the patterned tights, too!


    x Michelle | thefeatherden.net

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  56. Love this outfit! Especially the dress and tights together :)
    Tis good you got those shoes cheaper :D
    Sirens and Bells xx

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  57. Hi Lily!! I'm Nuria, from Spain. I really love your blog, everyday I check it and take some ideas. I just wanna tell it to you. You're a big help for me!
    I also follow you on twitter!
    Congratulations for your job, you're very good! :)

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  58. I love everything about this outfit. The dress is gorgeous and looks amazing on you! The tights are so cute and I adore those wedges :)

    http://ninasclosetsa.blogspot.com
    Xoxo

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  59. The colour is truly fabulous against your nails!

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  60. That dress is actually perfect on you! I'm so in love with this shade of orange too, gonna have to resist buying it myself... looking lovely as always! :)

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  61. I have this dress colour is beautiful on you :)

    http://esskoss.blogspot.com/

    xox

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  62. LOOOOL, i was so surprised when I saw your shoes! Epic post! The dress is really flatering and pretty and i loved the polka dot tights. :D

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  63. love ur outfits and your blog! very cute!

    regards from berlin!

    love, Carlinka

    check out my blog
    www.extra-v-agent.blogspot.com

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  64. The dress is lovely and it just looks super adorable on you.

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  65. Love everything about this outfit! The shoes and tights look really good together and orange really suits your skin tone and hair. :)
    Those ebay shoes are lovely, wedges are definately the way forward. I have given up all hope in all my pairs of heels and stick to my comfy wedges every weekend! xx

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  66. I love this!! So cute :)

    http://commonsenseandstilettos.blogspot.com/

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  67. I have the same dress in red from zara...i love the quality and the style...the shape is flattering on any figuire.
    x

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  68. that dress is so cute! though I am a little biased since I really like that orange colour. And those shoes are amazing, they are the nicest I've seen in that style.

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  69. That dress looks great, and it's such a lovely colour :) What a bargain were those shoes?!

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  70. i love everything about this outfit. i want that dress :) i am afraid its too short for me though. oh well, i'll just wear it with extra dark tights!

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  71. it looks real lovely! i'm crazy paranoid about orange. i never wear it! i just feel like it'd make me look washed out or too pale or who knows!

    great photos, great post!

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  72. As always looking great. I might think of buying this dress, it you looks totally great on you. The colour is awesome.

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  73. i adore this outfit! the colour is gorgeous xx
    Ella @ Belle Vintage

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  74. That colour really suits you! I keep getting drawn towards orange/rust/ochre coloured clothing at the moment.

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  75. I absolutely LOVE the dress
    The shape...
    The colour...
    Its gorgeous!

    http://www.lovelustcovetwant.blogspot.com

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  76. you loom beautiful as always! loved your video from the previous post, you're such a lovely person :)

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  77. Owwww I bought this dress the other week but had to send it back cos it was too short on me :( Story of my life!

    I really like miss guided at the moment... they seem to be improving and the price point is nice and suitable for my budget.

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  78. aww you look so pretty! i love your style

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  79. Love how u styled this dress. Thank u for sharing the link back to the shop, I'm thinking about buying it in white!

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  80. Gorgeous colour on you!

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  81. New follower here :-)
    I have this dress in black and its super flattering having the pleats across the tum.
    Beautifully styled!
    xox

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  82. I just found out your website and.. I'm in love with your style!

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  83. ive got a dress like this in red which i loveeeeee but omg i want this orangey colour! you look beyond amazing lily, love it!

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  84. I almost got those shoes a while ago too! And love the wedges you've got on the way. The bloomers are adorable too!

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  85. I've been looking at buying this dress for quite a while now... you look gorgeous in this colour! I'd have no idea what colour to pick! The patterned tights are cute too!
    xoxo

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  86. Amazing outfit! I love the jewelery! happy friday!

    Fashion Fractions

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  87. I have those shoes! You look gorgeous as usual bb :)

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  88. This dress is so pretty and looks amazing on you. Love the shape colour and your heels <3

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  89. In love with the silver you have on your fingers!
    x funkydoris.blogspot.com

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  90. She is gorgeous.Chanel may be known for its timeless designs, but with the introduction of the Chanel 2.55 Chanel brings us a line that is both seductive and a slight change of pace. Unmistakably different, Chanel classic strays from the quilted Chanel Evening Bags we have come to expect from the brand.

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  91. Beautiful dress, I love this color ♥♥

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  92. I love your dress ;) the colour it's so amazing ;)

    I really like the way that you use the dress, it's diferent!! :)

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  93. Lovely outfit!
    It's nice to see wich shoes you wear.

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