Monday, February 13, 2012


standing still








dress: love @ topshop
jumper: primark
jacket: primark
earrings: black tied*
necklace: H&M
nails: MUA U ROK polish*
shoes: asos*

I wore this dress out on Saturday but I really fancied wearing it again today dressed down. These floaty fishtail (?) skirts have been around for ages but I couldn't find one that really suited me. I cant really pull off maxi or midi, Im just a bit too short and it doesn't work with my body's proportions! However I got this on a mad dash around Topshop Oxford Street Concessions on a Friday night and it just had to do! Its obscenely short (it looks shorter in these photos which doesn't help) so Im wearing some hotpants underneath but you know. Also honourable mention to the nail polish Im wearing today which is from MUA's new collection with Love Hearts, the polish costs £2 and its the most gorgeous purple I own!

Off to a meeting with Forever 21 tonight which is a bit exciting, I've posted a bit more detail about what Im doing on my ETC LLYMLRS blog today! I also put up my week in photos post, I don't really know if I should put them on here or not! What do you guys thing? Keep them with the random stuff or have them on here? Basically in my weekly schedule (yes this blog has one!) I do Sunday portrait on Sundays, three outfit posts and two "snippets" then take Saturdays off. I could post them on Saturdays on here to fill the gap, but gah I dont know! Such a worrier!

105 comments:

  1. I love the dress, i thought it was a skirt at first though and was practically drooling over it! looks lovely with the jumper!
    xx

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  2. You looks so gorgeous, the skirt really suits you dont worry! Its up to you hunny, its your blog. But if you want to keep them separate its up to you.

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  3. You shouldn't worry about your blog "schedule"-post whenever you want and when you have extra time on your hands. Blogging shouldn't be a chore! :) IO think you pull this outfit off; you look great!

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  4. Oh my, the nail polish is indeed the most gorgeous shade!

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  5. The skirt is amazing and you look lovely xx

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  6. The skirt really suits you; gorgeous as per :)
    love things you can dress up or dress down! xo

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  7. Loving the asymmetric hemline xoxo
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  8. In love with the earrings and nail polish

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  9. I just did an outfit post with a skirt similar to this but I tied it up because I don't think the longer length suits me, you can really pull it off!xx

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  10. love this dress so much! It really suits youX

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  11. love the earrings and necklace!

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  12. I think posting them on here would be a great idea! Just to give a little insight into your week for those who don't ready ETC.

    I saw this dress in your instagram photo and loved it. A great 'going out' dress but still very you x

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  13. Pretty pretty dress! I love these sort of hemlines. I need to get me one! Also, I'm wearing the gold version of your necklace right now (it's my second, actually, after the first got hooked in a collar and practically exploded).

    Emily Wears Things
    xx

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  14. Gorgeous! Love everything in this look! From the skirt to the jacket and your hair and your eye makeup! xx

    The Niknok Style

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  15. You look so lovely! I really like the dress and how you dressed it down. Beautiful <33

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  16. You should have them on here I love them posts. That purple is gorgeous and the dress is lovely and the length looks fine! x

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  17. Love the nail colour x http://stylecrazii.blogspot.com/

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  18. this outfit looks absolutely amazing, i love it so much!!

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  19. Skirt is gorgeous - so unusual x

    ug-lily.blogspot.com

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  20. You look lovely, it really is hard to pull off those skirts! You do it perfectly x

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  21. Another lovely jumper! I wish I lived in the UK so I could wear fun jumpers all the time.

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  22. CUTE dress, looks lovely as a skirt! I can't believe your leather jacket is from Primark, looks like i need to get myself to Primark! xx

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  23. love the dress. I think it suits you very well.
    XO

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  24. Looking really lovely today!
    Mary
    http://www.popgoesfashion.com

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  25. Oh my ! This is a beautiful look ! I thought that was a skirt actually. I need that necklace and jumper in my life !
    xoxo

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  26. you look so gorgeous in a skirt like this!
    x

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  27. Really nice look. I think your hair looks amazing.

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  28. Lovely outfit, that dress is perfect. Congratulations on all the things happening with Forever 21, you must be so excited!
    xxx

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  29. LOVE everything in this post. The outfit, the nails, the make-up. Everything.
    Hope you have fun at your meeting with Forever 21.
    I think posting your week in pictures posts on here is a great idea!

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  30. The asymmetrical skirt is a beauty, and adore the hue of your nail lacquer!

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  31. i don't know what these skirts are called, but they're not fishtails - that's when a long skirt/dress is really tight til about the mid-shins, then flares out like a mermaids tail! xx

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  32. Very strange as I just bought a very similar skirt today in Lipsy! It's in a nude colour though and I just posted about it :) I love how you've dressed it down though here :)

    Mandy
    xxx

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  33. loveee this dress, it's gorgeous! and your earrings are amazing xx

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  34. really love this outfit! especially the earrings and dress :-)
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    xx

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  35. Love the outfit and love the nail varnish colour!

    www.bethatsugarrush.blogspot.com

    x

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  36. Love the outfit, seen that new mua polish everywhere i love it!

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  37. That jacket from Primark? I WISH THERE WAS A PRIMARK IN FRANCE.

    Sigh

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    1. its quite old now, 3-4 years so i doubt they still have it even if there was one in france! ):

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  38. everytime i look at your blog i think, I LOVE YOUR HAIR!!! seriously, the ombre look is good on you.

    ps! i was checking out other elements of your blog today and realized we have the same birthday!!! 4/20/90. high five soul twin!


    http://fflicc.blogspot.com/

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  39. Loving the dress, I've been looking for a skirt similar, but I'm so short that finding one that looks right is so hard!

    Natalie x
    Trying To Make Fetch Happen

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  40. that nail polish is gorgeous! love your jacket!
    Krissy xoxo

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  41. The leather jacket is perfection! Love your hair too!

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  42. You are always so edgy yet so effortlessly cool! You inspire the outfit I wear everyday to college!

    http://www.hangthecomposer.blogspot.com
    (HELP-I'm just starting out!!)

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  43. The dress is amazing on you! I did try it on looked horrible on me! SO GRIM!

    -Elodie x
    http://www.elle-yeah.com

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  44. This looks so nice, just got a skirt very similar the bottom of that dress :) xx

    http://beautyandablogger.blogspot.com/

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  45. hmm i'd like to know how the top of the dress fits without the jumper, i've been mulling over whether to buy it or not xo

    http://somuchlovex.blogspot.com/

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    1. its linked in the post to the exact dress im wearing!

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  46. i brought a fish tail skirt last year and still haven't worn it as i cant style it a way that looks good on me but never thought to dress it down a bit...looks awesome! xx

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  47. Love this outfit, that nail colour is gorgeous too x

    HTTP://cutelilbuttons.blogspot.com

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  48. GORGEOUS! I love your jumper and your nails (need that colour in my life)

    Jade x

    http://ginger-pickle.blogspot.com/

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  49. That nail varnish looks just like Illamasqua Jo Mina!! What a bargain! Definitely going to have to get myself a bottle of that :)
    Tor @ That's Peachy fashion blog xx

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    1. that was my inital thought too! its a bit lighter than jo'mina though! def the same colour group though!

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  50. That dress is amazing, you're so lucky to pull it off so well xo

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  51. love the dress! i wanted a fishtail one and had the same problem being small!
    www.slfarnworth.blogspot.com

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  52. What a lovely outfit! Love the way you have styled the dress! Also your make up looks gorgeous here
    xxx

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  53. I nearly bought this yesterday! I didnt suit it though, but it looks gorge with that jumper.

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  54. Gorgeous colour nails and love that primark jumper. Doesn't look like it would be primark! The skirt looks fab on you too, suits you x

    lauradreamsanddresses.blogspot.com

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    1. i know! primark have excelled themselves with their knitwear this season!

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  55. Love the simple outfit! Might copy you and buy it all in my next trip to Primark! Xx

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    1. the jackets super old unfortunately! but im sure they will have something similar!

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  56. I love this outfit! I think it's the best of this year! =)

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  57. Loving your blog! I've just started up a new one, please check it out!

    www.hayleyannemakeup.blogspot.com

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  58. Love this outfit, sweetie! :) Amazing!

    hugs&Chanel kisses

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  59. Looooooooove your outfit! Just a little opinion! I think it would look really nice with heeled boots instead of flatforms :)

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  60. I personally think you should keep your saturdays off, you work so hard to keep this blog going, you are a true inspiration to work on this blog in your spare time.
    LLYMLRS (among others) is one of the fashion blogs that inspired me to start my own.

    Jess x

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  61. Looking lovely, I had the opposite problem my skirt was too long! love this one though x

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  62. I think, this has to be one of my favourite outfits of yours to date. :) x

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  63. Your necklace is gorge! And your skirt, I love a mullet hemline. x

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  64. That dress is amazing, although I did think it was a skirt at first. All your outfits you post look lovely!

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  65. I love this outfit of yours! And the colour of that nail polish is literally perfect, reminds me of parma violets! It may just have to be a future purchase, I've been looking for a similar colour for ages now :)
    xxxx

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    1. it does look like parma violets! they were alll inspired by love hearts stylee colours! def worth it trying them out, the purple is so unique!

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  66. I really want to try the nail varnishes'
    xo

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    1. they are surprisingly good! highly recommend them!

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  67. Love the skirt/dress looks great, i brought a skirt similar £8 from ebay. xx http://xnotnineteenforeverx.blogspot.com/

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  68. I love the skirt, it's one of the floatiest I've seen like it, looks gorgeous. I wish I could pull them off, they make my legs look like stubby little trotters. The week in photos would be good on this blog or etc, but c'mon, give yourself one day off a week haha! xx

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    1. haha maybe your right! i think i might start posting them on here!

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  69. I adore this whole outfit, look amazing and effortlessly cool! I've also been looking for a skirt/dress in that style!
    The nail polish is gorgeous, has the collection been released yet?

    x

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    1. im not sure! it should be out soon though!

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  70. AMAZING dress! I love the pairing of the jumper with it!
    Beautiful!

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  71. LOVE this outfit. I would never think to wear that dress with a jumper but it looks fab! x

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  72. love the polish, could you do a review on them please?
    please check out my blog xo

    http://charlmorgan.blogspot.com/

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  73. I love the skirt, jumper combo - I wish I had some sort of style like you. Great creative blogxxx Just subbed xxx

    http://elefont-at.blogspot.com/

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  74. Bought this nail polish today to try them out after seeing this, absolutely love it, such a gorgeous colour and amazing value for money!
    please check out my new blog,
    www.twbloggg.blogspot.com

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  75. Cannot believe that leather jacket is from Primark. And you look so tanned. ;)

    petitesideofstyle.blogspot.com

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  76. Love the style of the skirt, you are lucky you can pull off a short length!

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  77. This Outfit is just amazing! Perfect Combination! You look wonderful!

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  78. i loveee this! and you hair is perfect. :) keep being awesome! xoxo

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  79. wow that nail polish is amazing colour pay off and for the price wow. lovin the skirt too

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  80. This is one of the best outfits of the last year! xoxo, Dani of glitzerglitzer.com

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