Saturday, August 20, 2011


float on


jumper: H&M
skirt: zara
necklace: forever 21
ring: love hearts and crosses *, market stall & jwlry
nails: models own top turquoise *

Went out last night in Hereford for a friends 21st celebratory drinks, which was pretty good as far as Hereford nights out go. My friend Jess was wearing a lovely pink dress from Dixi (use "llydixi" to get 15% off there!). Lots of shots were had and dancing to cheesy music! There was a ~ foam party ~ in one of the rooms which I swiftly avoided. I really dont get the point of foam parties in clubs unless your like on holiday. Who really wants to look like a damp rat on a night out?

Got this jumper from H&M after some of the worst customer service I've ever had in any shop. The woman didnt say hi or bye to me or tell me how much the total items were. She even left the security tag on the jumper which I had to get off with pliers and luckily didnt damage the jumper. Im not one to complain about bad service, because to be honest it doesnt matter that much in the long run. But I think the fact she didnt even tell me how much everything came to annoyed me the most.

Anyway, outfit related! Just simple, I know people always comment my outfits saying "so simple" but I really don't think you need to over complicate or over style something to look good. I've been at home most of the day and yeah it is simple but its still pretty ~stylish~ in its own right. I love the browny, taupey grey colour of the knit sweater, really different and I love the little bit shorter than normal sleeves. Cant wait for winter, "summer" sucks!

83 comments:

  1. love the jumper, looks cosy :) Shame about the bad service though xx

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  2. Im excited for winter too - I love swathing myself in warm snuggly jumpers, and layering up in thick knitwear! (Your hair has curled realy lovely here!)

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  3. Love the colour from the jumper! And your hair looks so healthy! How do you keep them so healthy? xx

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  4. Loving your curls Lily and I bought a really similar jumper recently, love that colour.

    H&M are always pretty bad I find, I had some rubbish service yesterday in Boots so feel your pain! x

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  5. I work in a shop and when I'm serving people I get awkward that I am being rude, but I just try to smile! pahaha
    xoxo

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  6. it is simple but there's something about it that still made me go "wow, i really really like this!"

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  7. It's shocking about the bad customer service - there's no excuse for it. I know we all have bad days but not saying the price is just really wierd! Some people are sooo strange! x

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  8. Haha. Foam parties are awesome fun, but I agree, only on Holidays! And call me strange, but I love your simple outfits. Simple doesn't mean boring! Keep doing what you're doing. You're amazing. :) x

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  9. I got the same jumper, but in bright orange-- my favorite, definitely! It's so warm and snuggly, I love it.

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  10. I really love this! And I agree, you don't need to over complicate outfits to look nice. Being smiple is very understated! X

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  11. Omg! I am always appalled at H&M customer service, but maybe that's because I am from London and customer service here normally is not good!
    Your hair is looking lovely and wavy! x

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  12. Great outfit, love the jumper and rings x

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  13. Foam parties are so much fun! You look super comfy and lovely. ;)) That service was so bad. xx

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  14. Lovely outfit! I can't wait for winter also, autumn/winter fashion is the best xx

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  15. The jumper looks lovely! However, it's making me crave Winter so badly! ;) Lovely outfit though! XXX

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  16. i love this jumper! poor customer service really irritates me. i also had someone serve me and not tell me how much it cost. i stood there until they spoke to me with my card in my hand ha! xx
    Ella @ Belle Vintage

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  17. Lovely jumper, so much nice knitwear around for autumn/winter! I know what you mean about customer service, they should at least say hi and tell you the price! x

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  18. There is always such beauty in the simplicity of your outfits, which I will always adore! Complexity is overrated. And so sorry to hear about your H&M experience, but I'm glad you got a darling jumper nonetheless.

    ♥, Jamie
    www.TheFancyTeacup.com

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  19. simple yet amazing, you suit that colour of jumper so well. I think i need it! i can imagine it being a staple piece in me A/W wardrobe. H&Ms so good for cosy jumpers at a cheap price! I've seen that in black but never seen it in that colour so I'm going to go on a hunt for it haha.
    Ooo thanks for mentioning Dixi! I completely forgot about them and i love the clothes they have. May have to do some more online shopping!
    X

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  20. I adore the necklace and all the rings!
    Is this the jumper in which the H&M lady left the tag? ahah/
    YOu're so beautiful :)

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  21. Gorgeous sweater! Good thing you got the tag off without damaging it! (:

    struckbywonder.blogspot.com

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  22. I definitely love the colour of this jumper, its so pretty!

    Gem x
    www.twinklebug.com

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  23. Really love the colour of that jumper! It sucks you had such bad customer service, maybe she was in a bad mood? but she should never take it out on customers!

    Kyrie
    idreamgames.blogspot.com

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  24. That jumper looks absolutely lovely, I hate bad service...


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  25. Oh god, when I was about 17-18 we always went to those awful foam parties at clubs. Makeup down face, clothes soaking and hair stuck to skull. Not a wonderful look!

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  26. Love your rings and necklace!

    Carmen Ri.

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  27. that jumper is noicccce lily, the colours gorgeous as well, looks so soft and cosy too.
    xxx

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  28. wow, surprised at h&m bad customer service! that's different!
    gorgeous jumper though, its like the perfect shade of grey, not too dark or light for winter/summer ^^love it!
    amazing necklace too!
    Krissy xoxo

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  29. wow, surprised at h&m bad customer service! that's different!
    gorgeous jumper though, its like the perfect shade of grey, not too dark or light for winter/summer ^^love it!
    amazing necklace too!
    Krissy xoxo

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  30. I love your rings... you always wear the most amazing rings :]

    http://bscoutingblog.blogspot.com/

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  31. Eeeee love your outfits! I'm wearing something similar right now, so simple but all snuggly. I love winter too, all the nice warm clothes make me happy!



    http://fromafresher.blogspot.com/

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  32. i lovee the jumper, ive seen a few with it now and youve really convinced me to get it, (i also love it in black) And dont get me started on bad service in H&M, pft! Lovely outfit though!x

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  33. That jumper is really nice, love the colour and looks really comfy! I hate bad service too boo!

    www.bethscircis.blogspot.com
    xx

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  34. I think this is a lovely winter outfit and I think the jumper matches perfectly with the jewelry. :)

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  35. The jumper looks...ooooh sooo cooosy:) Gotta get my hands on it as soon as some money come in. Also I´m a big fan of simple outfits, no need to overcomplicate things every day x

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  36. I agree about summer clothes, I don't like them much. I just love layering up in the winter. It's just so cozy and a bit sloppy-looking, I suppose, but I love it.

    You look lovely in your photos & I'm especially loving the curls in your hair! Very pretty.

    alissa b
    http://www.alissab.us

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  37. Ugh, I hate bad customer service... When I was unemployed and desperate for any shop job going, I encountered so many rude sales assistants in places like Topshop and New Look and it really annoyed me how they could still be employed and I - who would treat everyone politely and as equals to myself - was unable to find work :( Sorry, rant over! x x

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  38. The jumper looks so comfy.. love the rings!

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  39. i agree summer sucks:(
    bring on winter!
    LO X
    www.lamaepa.blogspot.com

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  40. You should go back and punch her Lily haha, I HATE when people don't talk I mean we both worked retail and it's your job to talk with your customer ...plus leaving the tag on !! Anyway loving this outfit, oh I got the A/W cookbook for H&M and just want it all ...I can't find any maternity wear in their stores :( so I will just have to adore it on all the lovely blog ladies instead. Anyway hope your well and I'm loving LLYMRS Etc ... been catching up ! It's fab glad you and Victoria had a blast xxxxx

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  41. Ha, bloody people sometimes.
    I was in primark the other day paying for something and asked the SA if she could check if an item was £1, she just looked at me and said No! errr what? can you not check or is it not that price.... Please can you elaborate on your No!! ....grrrrr!!!

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  42. Your hair is so pretty! Is it naturally wavy? Love the outfit btw. I don't think there is anything wrong with simple. :)

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  43. you look lovely, love your necklace!

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  44. love the color of the jumper! i cant wait for sweater weather.

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  45. Ahh you are beautiful beautiful beautiful
    so jelly.

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  46. i love this outfit lily, you look lovely, ive just brought this jumper in black H&M have some lovely jumpers in at the mo xxx

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  47. Love the jumper.
    I've had pretty poor customer service in H&M, I guess I don't care though as the stuff is so cheap! x

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  48. Love the jumper, but the necklace stole the show for me! SO GORGEOUS!!!!

    http://elle-yeah.blogspot.com

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  49. i love ur cross necklace, its amazingggggg :) xxxxxx

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  50. wow :D I love your OOTDs, I'm starting college soon and might have to steal some your fashion taste, hehe (if youo don't mind)

    I've just started my blog too and I've done the ombre hair followed by your instructions. Here's my blog link if you want to read it. :)
    http://mandychoilai.blogspot.com/

    thank you oxox

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  51. The jumper is cute, i love this look :)

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  52. i really adore your simple looks and i thinks you give them a nice look with your rings etc.
    will looking for this sweater! so lovely <3

    xoxo lary
    www.lary-tales.blogspot.com

    i think summer sucks too, i luv autum and winter <3

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  53. don't know if you've seen this or even made it yourself but it's all over tumblr.

    http://26.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lpi5yalVTz1qleosbo1_500.png

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  54. I love this skirt! I am addicted to basics, I need things to wear with them!
    x

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  55. The fact that your blog is so popular I think shows that people think simple outfits are stylish! I'd rather constantly look great than always hit and miss I think...

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  57. love your blog and your jewellery :)
    have a look at mine?
    only new so neeeed followers :)

    www.sloane-square.blogspot.com

    thanks xx

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  58. Totally agree with you, outfit can still be simple and stylish, sometimes too much is just too much

    ceeharvey.blogspot.com

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  59. Can't believe somebody actually served you like that! Why work in a shop if you are going to behave like that. Lovely outfit. I'm all for simple styling. There's no point in over styling things and looking like you spent 4 hours getting ready :)

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  60. Great look! love all your jewelry and your hair is amazing!

    http://www.stilettosanddiaperbags.blogspot.com/

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  61. Love the outfit, god i NEED the necklace!!!Bex x

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  62. cute outfit.love the jumper and your hair looks really nice with those loose waves :)

    www.labelmegeek.blogspot.com

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  63. Abosolutely adore this outfit! the tone of that jumper is beautiful and will go with so many colours and different styles and is easily dressed up if needs be. And your so right, winter is deffinately better than summer, i love nothing more than knitwear and layers :)

    www.letmebeyourlight-house.blogspot.com

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  64. I like most of your looks especially because they're simple. I'm more into simple than into super fancy, so yeah. :)

    And yup, can't wait for winter either, already checking out boots etc. whenever I'm downtown, haha!

    http://faiirylights.blogspot.com

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  65. That second last photo is absolutely stunning! And your hair looks lovely. x

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  66. Love this jumper!! Will definitely be on the look out for this on my next trawl of H&M! I had similar customer service in there too-not exactly great publicity! Simple yet great outfit as ever. I love that nail polish! X

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  67. i don't agree actually about the fact that service doesn't matter that much in the long run! it does, i go to a lot of stores because of the fabulous service and the warm welcomes we get! if the store cares about their customer, than i definitely will go back! i don't like stores with bad service and attitudes! i will never ever go back to those stores!

    PS fabulous jumper, love oversized knitted sweaters! gorgeous color

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  68. I'm loving the jewelry in this outfit, it all goes together perfectly. The nail polish is lovely too.I was just in H&M yesterday and the service was horrible. I swear there were only two people working, I couldn't get assistance with anything, and it was very disorganized. Their stylish scarves sucked me in though.

    M.

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  70. Great outfit as always :)
    On the customer service front - that's not acceptable, but I work for H&M and we're not all bad.

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  71. Eee I have this jumper, thanks for giving me an idea of how to wear it ;) x

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  72. LOVE this jumper! It's exactly what I've been looking to buy for fall, too bad I didn't see it when I went shopping at h&m the other day!
    I've had the same bad experience in a lot of stores lately; even my coworkers at forever 21 either flat out ignore or behave rudely towards clients. I think customer service is still important though, as it could mean the difference between someone buying a bag full of clothes or walking out of the store angry!
    xx

    yeslesley.blogspot.com

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  73. that grey is so pretty on you!

    seriously love your hair x

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