Friday, February 24, 2012


alphabet soup








dress: asos
jacket: primark (really really really old!)
sunglasses: primark
hat: new look
bracelet: black tied*
shoes: asos

I bought this dress in a Fashion Week induced panic last week, but decided to keep the dress even though I decided not to wear it! The shape is so flattering and feels really lovely quality! Its a bit too summer-y for the unpredictable weather at the moment so I'm going to save it to wear in a few months. I cant wait to wear it with brogues and no tights! I'd probably pair it with the leather jacket still for the whole girly/tough look that I like to do! The alphabet print is really fun and different, I particularly like the shirt version of the print, which may have to enter my wardrobe sooner rather than later!

Also I thought I'd mention that I wear Primark 20 denier tights most of the time. So when I'm wearing sheer tights its probably going to be them. I buy them as they are cheap and cheerful, they don't really last too long though. I generally get a few washes out of them before throwing them away. However they are 5 for £2 (or something like that!) so I don't mind too much about them being a disposable! When I wear more opaque ones I tend to wear the Primark Super Cosy tights or the 200 denier ones. Where does everyone gets theirs from?

Today I spent most of the day with my family and photographing stuff for ETCLLYMLRS. I went on a little Boots spree and I couldn't wait to get using them! I'm going back to London tomorrow and then I'm going out in the evening. Really looking forward to getting back to London!

91 comments:

  1. omgzzz...i love that dress...need it!!! you look stunning! x

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  2. Lily you look awesome as always! Hope london is treating you well :) xx

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  3. Such a cute dress! Really like your shades too :)

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  4. Gorgeous dress!

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    xxx

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  5. I always go to Primark for tights! Cute dress. x

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  6. I love this with the leather jacket!

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  7. love that bracelet, going to track it down now!

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  8. Great dress & hat... love the look.

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  9. Your dress is so amazing, looks so cute! I always go to primark for tights, usually my tights don't last very long so it aand primark are very cheap and cheerful! I might have to try out some of their sheer tights as it gets a bit warmer out xx

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  10. What an absolutely darling dress! The letter motif is super fun. x

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  11. i'm loving your asos picks as of late! especially loving that dress and those heels

    great photos, great post!

    alissa b
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  12. Very cute outfit. I love the leather jacket :)

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  13. This is the cutest dress ever!!

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    Katie x

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  14. Ah I've had this dress in my saved bag for ages, as a literature student it's seemingly the perfect addition to my wardrobe. Just lacking in funds. Looks hot on you, totally regretting not going into the overdraft for it now.

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  15. Great combination. So cool! I love your leather jacket!

    xoxo from München
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  16. Such a cute dress, and the shirt one is lovely too. I like tesco tight but they can be a bit pricey sometimes like £6 for two. x

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  17. i love the dress and hat!


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  18. your so pretty love the dress!
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  19. i get all my tights from newlook... the 120 den are my go to staple tights :) i find they last longer than primark ones and are still cheap too!

    I love this dress its so cute xxx

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  20. This dress is really different, alphabet print is cool! I get the cosy wool tights from primark and the more thinner ones from Markies!

    Ginger Pickle ♥

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  21. Oh my God thank you so much for posting the link to that shirt - it's so cute! And reduced at the moment, eek may have to buy it. Love the dress too it's adorable. I love M&S tights! 60 or 80 den, can't remember but they last so well and are so soft and comfy! xxx

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  22. This dress is sooo cute! so different :)

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    x

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  23. Ohhhh this dress is amazing!! Your face is flawless :)xx

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  25. Such a cute dress, you look amazing!

    Pip x

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  26. Omg the print on your dress is amazing!!

    I find Primark tights are actually the best I've found, although I think I wear a slightly thicker dernier. They're nice and shiny and actually pretty durable. For the price I don't think you can go wrong! I tried Boots' tights once and they were horrendous and about £5 for 2 pairs. I think they lasted for one wear.

    You look lovely as always :)

    Chloe x
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  27. The dress is really nice! Havent shopped on asos for months, need to have a look whats new! x

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  28. love the dress,looks great on you :)x

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  29. love this outfit, hat is so fuckin classy! xx

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  30. Really love this look! Would fit with the heat that London's been having lately! The hat finishes off the look well too!

    - Ally @ Styled With Leather

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  31. The dress is gorgeous, so cute! Looks gorgeous with the leather jacket, your cross bracelet is lovely too. I always wonder where people buy their tights from, gonna have to check out some of Primark's x

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  32. oh my lily that dress, so unique. you are right about the shirt being awesome too. want!!

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  33. Omg i love your dress
    and great make up ♥

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  34. love this outfit, especially the dress!
    I was going to comment (before I read the post) and ask what denier tights these are as I like how they are sheer but not too sheer, so thanks for putting that in haha!xxx

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  35. This is probs my favourite outfit of yours from the last few weeks - the dress is too cute! And I have always wondered where you get your sheer tights from actually!

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  36. Ohhh another ASOS item thats sold out in my size :(
    First it was the panther shirt, now this dress
    Booooooo x

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  37. Generally I get tights from primark or peacocks, but as I walked past my local one today and it had shut down I guess it'll be primark, youre right about them not lasting that long, I either get a run in them, or they start to lose their 'tightness' (haha) and get saggy knees or the awful saggy crotch! :/ But an air hostess friend always wears big knickers over her tights to stop that from happening!

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  38. fABULOUS DRESS, YOUR FELLOW FASHIONISTA!
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    XXX

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  39. So much love for this dress, such an unusual print and flattering cut! Perfect toughened up with the jacket. I wear Primark super cosys too, or M&S which are pretty good value!

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  40. LOVE the dress! The whole outfit looks really good! x.

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  41. I like your glasses! They're quite flattering on you. I'm also dying for a pair of flatforms now.
    I get all my tights from either Primark (super cosy and all their funky patterned and stuff ones) or Tesco's because their 120 tights are pretty good!

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  42. This post made me think of summer.

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  43. SUCH a cute dress. I literally get all my tights from New Look.

    xoxo

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  44. Thay dress is über cute! Xoxo
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  45. The dress is so cute and playful! :) I get all my tights from Macy's usually (a department store here), they're by Hue. A bit more expensive than most tights (usually 2 for $20) but they hold up really well and are the most comfortable tights I've ever worn!

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  46. The dress is really flattering and the print is lovely! I love how you paired it with the hat:)

    xx

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  47. SO cute!! I love the print on the dress. (:

    -theresa
    collaredblouse.blogspot.com

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  48. I love the hat on you! You look lovely! And I get my tights from Primark too but I usually get the 40 denier ones.

    Gem x
    www.feminine-edge.com

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  49. I love this look ! Your dress is reaaly cute.

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  50. That dress is amazing!!!

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  51. the print is adorable! the fit is so nice and it looks super comfy! great find and def good call on keeping it !

    xx

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  52. I love it! :)

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  53. i love ur dress :)

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  54. Ugh, you always make me wanna buy pretty much everything you wear! Can I have your wardrobe, yes?

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  55. i like your bracelet :)

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  56. oh wow i LOVE this dress! so pretty x

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  57. Lovely outfit! I get tights from H&M, so far the best ones I've used. :)

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  58. That dress looks great on you! I love the print of it xxx

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  59. Instantly LOVE this look! Probably one of my favorites from you, I am so jealous of that dress, they're sold out now in my size :(

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  60. I like wearing 120 den tights, at least in the autumn/winter. The best ones, that I always try to buy, are from Dorothy Perkins. Quite pricy at £8 but the last forever. xx

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  61. :p that dress reminds me of going to the optomitrist! trust asos to sell something so quirky though!

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  62. such a lovely dress!! xx

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  63. Voted! Love it xxx
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  64. Your outfit looks like spring is coming. :)

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  65. I've been getting lots of Peacocks tights recently, their 80 denier ones last really well, are are still very cheap!
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  66. That's a really cute dress . It really reminds me of your 'older' styles that you used to have !

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  67. Such a cute dress!

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  68. LOVE your and style!! xx

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  69. love that dress - so cute and totally my style! i have a feeling that it might somehow find it's way into my checkout basket sometime soon... xx

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