Thursday, August 11, 2011


almost got away


dress: topshop (reallyreally old!) 
rings: market stall & jwlry
nails: models own top turqouise *
 
I've had a really lovely two days with Victoria! We just spent time laughing, drinking and eating. Always a good combination! We had a lots of food, watched The Hangover (it was our first time!) and I wore some Uggs! A peace offering to all those people who freak out when I diss Ugg's! I still dont like them and think they are vile though hahah!

This dress is one that almost got away, The much coveted Barbara Hulanicki for Topshop dress from a couple of years ago. Its a little too big for me now as I've lost weight since buying it, I just love it too much to even consider getting rid of it. No the most inspiring or complicated outfit, but one of my favorites. I think dresses like this don't need to be complicated with jewellery and faff.

85 comments:

  1. This isn't something i'd normally go for but you pull it off so well! :)

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  2. Love the colours !

    www.launainponderland.blogspot.com

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  3. So cute :-)

    xo
    www.thawaitisover.blogspot.com

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  4. This is so pretty! I really try to hang on to clothes (unless they don't fit) because they might be good to pull out in a few months/years time :) xxx

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  5. this is so cute, i love the colours together glad you had a good time with victoria :] xx

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  6. Such pretty colours, I like the shoulders on the dress

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  7. I love your dress the color is so pretty. How is the Hangover? is it worth watching?
    I dont really like uggs too but people always make a big problem of that. I got a pair of uggs from a friend of my mom but i gave them away XD
    lovely blog!

    Lots of love, Lisette
    sweetlisette.blogspot.com

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  8. Gorgeous, love the dress :)

    http://stylefashionvintagebaby.blogspot.com/

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  9. Pretty summery print! The colours really suit you x

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  10. That dress is a beauty. It definitely deserves to be main stage and treasured!

    ♥, Jamie
    www.TheFancyTeacup.com

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  11. I was working in Topshop when Barbara Hulanicki colaborated, and I stupidly never got this even with my discount. Ah, feels like yesterday.

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  12. I was also working for Topshop at this point but we didn't get BH in our store (n) I love this dress, it is gorgeous x

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  13. The dress is very eye catching, I love it! Longer sleeved dresses are certainly my favorite, you can really wear them throughout the year!

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  14. Some dresses just don't need jewellery.
    I love love love the colors!

    Tash
    pssshhht.blogspot.com

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  15. Love your nails!
    Poppy
    http://poppydoes.blogspot.com/

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  16. Love this dress, I wish I bought it when it first came out.

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  17. no matter how old is this dress, it's still lovely :)

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  18. i love your blog!

    http://itsfunandlifestyle.blogspot.com/

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  19. Oh wow what a lovely dress! It's such a great colour :)
    And I seriously love the way you wear your hair, it looks amazing.

    Kisses from South Africa
    Xoxo

    http://ninasclosetsa.blogspot.com

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  20. NOOO! Please don't wear Uggs ever again! They are truly a crime against fashion. :p

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  21. That's such a lovely dress! Very cute!!

    struckbywonder.blogspot.com

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  22. I used to wear uggs everyday, oh the shame.. you look lovely as always. I've been stalking your blog for months now but this is the first time I've actually commented, ha!

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  23. lol@the uggs & photo. you're too cute! glad you had a lovely time!

    love from america, i hope the riots are settling down over there!

    alissa b
    http://www.alissab.us

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  24. You're right about the dress, it doesn't need much to look gorgeous! This colour really lifts your complexion.

    http://elle-yeah.blogspot.com

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  25. Love that dress, it is such a gorgeous colour x x

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  26. Love that dress, it is such a gorgeous colour x x

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  27. unusual colours, very gorgeous though. I love these simple subtle outfits xxx

    coco-number18.blogspot.com

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  28. The color is this dress is really flattering on you! :) It is much different from what you usually wear :)

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  29. not a fan of uggs but can contently say that dress is beautiful xx

    http://secretsnatchesofglamour.blogspot.com/

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  30. That dress is so cute! Love the colours of it xx

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  31. The rings are gorgeous and so is that dress!

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  32. That isn't the sort of dress I normally like but you wear it really well! I love your rings as well xx

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  33. Love this dress, i was watching it on ebay the other day but it went for a ridiculous amount!x

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  34. That dress is sooo cute on you :) xxx

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  35. The dress is gorgeous! Such a lovely combination of colours :)

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  36. I wish there were more dresses around like this at the moment, like pretty daytime dresses that aren't too "summer"? I guess that'll come with autumns fashion!

    Looks cute with tights!

    Dayner x | mozzypop.com

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  37. This is a lovely dress, I love the pattern! xx
    Sirens and Bells

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  38. glad to hear you and victoria had a nice time togever:)
    i really like th dress!

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  39. Omg! That dress is stunning! I've been looking for it ever since I saw it on Alexa Chung. You look gorgeous as always :)

    xx à la mode

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  40. Love that dress, it really compliments your figure and it's a great colour. Simple is better :)

    Stacey xx

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  41. Love the brighter colours on you, very nice. And I agree about the jewellery, less is definitely more.

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  42. I love the colours in this dress!
    I don't like uggs either but wear them anyway !
    x

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  43. very nice miss.
    like you say, with a dress like that it's best uncomplicated.

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  44. really cute! i don't think a lot of people could pull that off, simple and stylish :)

    glitterfingerprints.blogspot.com

    xo

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  45. The dress is beautiful, and you're right, it's a statement in itself and doesn't need to be overcomplicated with lots of jewellery!

    Sarah
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    www.almostdelightful.com

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  46. Cute dress!

    Kisses
    from Milan
    Giulia
    www.thesmileybow.blogspot.com

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  47. that dress is gorgeous and still looks good on you, a little oversized always looks good. love the blue nails...
    V.LOG

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  48. I have always loved this dress! It's such a lovely fit on you.

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  49. This looks so lovely on you! It's gorgeous :)

    Gem x
    www.twinklebug.com

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  50. so gorgeous outfit!!!!
    xx

    http://monicascott.blogspot.com
    @nyloncake

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  51. You look so cute in this dress!! xx

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  52. Lovely ! What kind of shoes are you wearing with this outfit?

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  53. the dress looks lovely on you, I especially like how effortless the whole outfit feels x

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  54. I would never look at a dress like this in the shops and consider it, but your outfits point out things to me that I wouldn't realise I liked:D

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  55. I love the shape and print of this dress, did they do a jacket or top in the same? If they didn't they should!!
    xx

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  56. Wish this was still in stores! The colours are great and I love the shape around the shoulders and the length of the sleeves. Beautiful!

    thoughtsramblingsfashion.blogspot.com

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  57. You are SOOOOO lucky you got that dress!! I was watching one on ebay and it sold for over £75 :O Crazy!!!

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

    x

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  58. I just love your blog so much! I ordered five rings from you too and I'm so excited for them to arrive! Here's a link to my blog if anyone is interested in following me or just having a peek <3
    http://acertainshadeofgreensoffie.blogspot.com/

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  59. I have that dress as well and still wear it a lot! it's so lovely.

    http://cigarettesinthetheater.blogspot.com

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  60. I absolutely love your dress...which it wasn't "really really old"! Also I've always admired your hair! The color is fantastic and I love the way you style it!

    http://kisstosendusoff-carly.blogspot.com/

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  61. Gorgeous dress, you look beautiful xx

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  62. gorgeous colours! ♥
    xxx from germany

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  63. This is gorgeous! (:

    http://cutfromtheircloth.blogspot.com/

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  64. I love that black stone ring!


    www.cheekbonesandcharityshops.blogspot.com


    xox

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  65. I love this dress, it's so cute!xx

    http://blamingbeauty.blogspot.com/

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  66. Love this dress it is so beautiful! I love your hair and I think I have finally plucked up the courage to ombre my hair..ekkk exciting!

    http://kerriemc.blogspot.com/

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  67. Love this dress, so pretty.

    Sadie x

    http://www.brandnewbutterflywings.com

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  68. Gorgeous dress! How much did you pay for it? Defo agree with you about uggs. Revolting things. Emily x

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  69. Really love this dress!

    http://imfeelingbumbly.blogspot.com/

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  70. the dress is beautiful! i wish they still sold it..

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