Saturday, July 30, 2011


graduation day




clutch: primark
shoes: new look

So I graduated last week, and so this post is a little late, but I was in two minds if I was going to post them or not, However I decided to go for it in the end. Something about posting my graduation photos to me felt like the lines blurring between my "real" life and my blog life. It felt a little too personal for my tastes, Its not that I dont feel comfortable sharing my life on the internet, hell I do it every single day! I just feel weird posting photos of my friends and family, much like the reason I've never posted my holiday photos or ones from my 21st! Decided to omit them and just post the ones my mother took of me on the day.

Onto the outfit, the shoes I did plan on getting didn't come in time so I opted for black ones I've had from New Look for what seems like years! They are so comfy and easy to wear. I really hate my knees, they are so messed up from years of bumping them & various sports injuries! Im really glad I ended up with this pink dress as it was really "me", especially since I was probably one of the only people wearing alot of colour. I don't do blending into the background. Excuse my wind swept barnet as it was super windy that day!

Major thanks to my Mum for being a photographer and proving to the world I do not have wooden stumps for legs!

94 comments:

  1. Lily you look absolutely gorgeous! Love love your dress, think I need to hunt this down! xxx

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  2. So happy for you, girl! You are so darling in those rose and peach hues. And how dazzling are those heels and embellished clutch? True beauties!

    ♥, Jamie
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  3. I really love the dress you chose :) and definitely share the same view as you - I don't want to just mix in, I'm going for some colour! Only get to graduate once after all. Congratulations :) xx

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  4. You look stunning!! Congrats on graduating xx

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  5. you look amazing! I love the dress, it goes so well with your complexion.

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    xo

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  6. literally everything on you looks perfect. from our hair, nails, outfit! :). Although you were contemplating sharing this I'm glad you did. =] Congratulations on graduating.

    Best of Luck
    xo Maggie

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  7. Love the outfit Lily, so much brighter and more exciting than so many graduation outfits I've seen!

    Also, congratulations! x

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  8. sad that the shoes did#nt come in time :(

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  9. Congrats on graduating!

    You looks so pretty!
    An i like the hat-cape-thing :)
    Totally different to Germany :D

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  10. it's weird to see you full size, haha! you're beautiful, but does this mean you're gone from hereford forever? hope not, never got to meet you!

    xo
    ramz and the flock

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  11. You look so gorgeous, as a always! :-) Congratulations from Finland! ♥

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  12. You look so pretty !
    i love your dress :)
    and your hair xx

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  13. Another graduate! YAY! You looked lovely and seemed really happy!

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  14. Congrats! You look positively lovely :) xx

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  15. You look stunning, absolutely adore your hair! This is the kind of graduation outfit I'd want to wear, gorgeous!
    Rebecca x

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  16. You looked amazing! I am actually quite happy about your shoe choice, I think these look much more classy than the other ones!
    xxx

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  17. Congrats Lily! You look so lovely, I'm glad that you decided to post these photo's. And it's great seeing your shoes!!! Hehe, this dress is too gorgeous, great colour combination :)

    Kisses
    Xoxo

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  18. Yay llymlrs has legs!! ;p You look lovely, that clutch you found matched perfectly

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  19. you look absolutely beautiful!
    and your hair is looking epic :) xx

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  20. That dress looks as gorgeous on you as it does on the website :') I want it so bad! All I need now is an excuse to buy it... Haha

    Rhiannon xo

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  21. you look so gorgeous! That dress looks amazing on you! Hope you had a lovely graduation! :)

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  22. Congratulations - that pink looks divine on you! x

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  23. congrats :D you look so stunning, hope it was a amazing day x

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  24. Your hair and the dress are so amazing!

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  25. I know that location anywhere - hereford cathedral! You look lovely, especially love the shoes! xo

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  27. This photo makes me want to graduate right now, not in 2013 ;)

    And you look totally lovely!!! Massive congratz!!! x

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  28. You look so sweet and pretty! Congrats! x

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  29. I was actually looking at this dress for my graduation NEXT YEAR haha, I was going to stick it in the back of my wardrobe so I needn't worry about looking any further as it's gorgeous!
    Congratulations on graduating, you look lovely!! :) xx

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  30. Congrats! You look aaamaazziinggg.

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  31. AW! Love this post :) Haven't commented on the blog for a whole- but this deserves a congrats, and glad you posted.
    I love looking at graduation outfits, no idea why, as I'm not and doubt I will ever graduate.
    Love the dress, the colours are great. Shame about the first pair of shoes- they were fitt!!! Better to be comfy though, and the black shoes went well
    xx

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  32. Darn you Lily, you even manage to look good in a silly grad hat!! Gorgeous dress and I can't believe that clutch is from Primark - we never get good stuff in my local store!!

    Love J.

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  33. Firstly congratulations on graduating! Secondly you look absolutely amazing, barely anyone can pull off the hat, but you do! I love the dress too!

    Sarah
    x
    www.almostdelightful.com

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  34. Congratulations!
    You looked gorgeous, that dress is so nice :)

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  35. Congratualtions(: This look is so much better than the typical graduation outfit -the pop of colour against the black is perfect! xxx

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  36. that dress is SO LOVELY, the colours are beautiful! i'm sure you'll be happy with the choice forever more! looking gorgeous xz

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  37. Lily you look stunning!!! I love that dress so much and you have wondeful legs, I'm so jealous!! Congrats on graduating! :)

    Gem x
    www.twinklebug.com

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  38. What a babe! You look absolutely stunning Lily :).
    X

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  39. that dress is gorgeous!
    LO
    www.lamaepa.blogspot.com

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  40. Congratulations!
    You look wonderful as always and your hair is to die for!

    :D
    x

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  41. Looking flawless! congratulations on graduating, hope you have a well deserved break to celebrate!

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  42. I think the shoes you wore looked great! Very classy!

    Congratulations! x

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  43. Congrats again! Great graduation outfit, your legs look v. long by the way... Maybe it's because I'm not used to seeing them. lol

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  44. Congrats on your graduation!!! :)

    You look great, only you could make a cap and gown look so fashionable :) xx

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  45. I love your graduation outfit! It's so nice to see some colour, a lot of people wear a black or grey skirt or shift dress but its lovely to see something different, love it. xo

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  46. you have such a prety face!! OMG, you could be a model, great pictures hon!! :D

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  47. Your make up always looks ridiculously perfect, I am so jealous! ;). As soon as I step away from my mirror, mmine starts rubbing off!
    I feel the same about posting pictures of my friends and family but I did for my prom pictures, that was a one off, it felt so awkward doing it though! I totally understand!:)
    xoxo

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  48. you are beautiful !
    xx

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  49. wow you look gorgeous! I love the dress!

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  50. Congratulations me dear!!! You look really lovely in your outfit.

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  51. Yay! You graduated! congratz!! :)

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  52. Congratulations!! Lovely outfit! (:

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  53. Congratulations from brazil!!!
    You look gorgeous!

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  54. congratulations! you look great! an awesome dress!

    crystal

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  55. dont know how anyone can look so gorgeous in a grad outfit, but you do hahah! WELL DONE!! X

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  56. You look so gorgeous!!! Congrats on the graduation xxx

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  57. Congrats :) the dress is awesome and you look stunning! Xx

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  58. Nawwwwww. Congrats hun, you look gorgeous!

    x

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  59. you looked really nice. the dress is fantastic.
    xxxx

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  60. You look great! Love the dress!

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    x

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  61. Wow SO stunning! I hope I can look half this good on my graduation next year!!

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  62. You look gorgeous, the dress really suits you xx

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  63. Congratulations (a little late) you look stunning!! Your eyebrows always look awesome (a little weird i know) x

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  64. you look absolutely stunning.x congrats too.

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  65. You look pretty
    Congreat!!!

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  66. You look so good. The outfit is just perfect. Most girls at my bro's graduation were wearing only black and the boys' suits were dark colours too, so there wasn't much colour.

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  67. Just wanted to let you know that I found the FAG page really helpful. and byt the way, you looked beautiful (wish the graduation here in Portugal could be like that, with those hats and capes)

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  68. Ahh bless ya. Looking very smart indeed Lily!

    Dayner x | mozzypop.com

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  69. congratulations on graduating Lily, you look beautiful here!

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  70. Huge congrats on graduating! Richard's graduation is next month, I think, I'm not sure if I'll be able to go, though.

    You looked lovely - the dress, as I saw on ETC, is so pretty.

    x Michelle | thefeatherden.net

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  71. You look gorgeous Lily, many many congrats on your graduation. I graduated this time last year too and it certainly was a day to remember!

    Laura xoxo
    www.whatlauralovesuk.com

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  72. First of all congratulations of graduating Lily! You look absolutely gorgeous in your outfit, I definitely agree that amongst the darks of all of those gowns, it's good to mix it up a little and add a splash of colour. Secondly, I haven't yet complimented you on your hair, I especially love the blonder ends since you've gone lighter. I think it suits you!

    Hope you're well.
    x D

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  73. wow you look adorable! And your legs are beautiful! x

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  74. Congrats on graduating and you look lovely, as ever. You look like a proper grown up now ;) x

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  75. Lily you look lovely, something a bit different and original and really looks nice :) Well done on graduating and good luck with the big move, eek! Rachel xx

    www.dessertplease.blogspot.com
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  76. LOVE this outfit! xx

    http://talkingbeautyandfashion.blogspot.com/

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  77. Love it!
    I think you look amazing, and your legs def. do not look like stumps =P You look really tall...
    Bellesme

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  78. Is that Southampton? My brother had similar colours!

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  79. You can express your happiness on somebody graduating on the eve of Graduation day in many ways. One of the ways is to send e-greeting cards to the person. You can find a lot of resources on Desievite so visit Desievite today and start expressing.

    DesiEviteadmin

    http://www.desievite.com

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  80. Your dress definitely represents the 2014 Graduation Dresses style and fervor. This is the kind of style people are choosing this year so you have definitely gone with the latest trend. Congrats.

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