Tuesday, March 27, 2012


invincible








tunic: topshop (few seasons old)
necklace: asos*
jacket: own the runway*
leggings: american apparel via asos*
nails: beauty uk white* & opi rainbow connection
lips: nars bolereo (review here)

I really do love this pearl collar way more than I thought I would. Its so versatile and the perfect piece to make a outfit more "dressy" without being too much. Im sure I've worn this dress on the blog a few times, but due to lack of money at the moment Im trying to re-wear as much as I can. I bought it in the sale from Topshop a few seasons ago and it was just perfect! Thankfully it survived The Great White Dress Massacare of Summer 2011 in which 6 of my favourite white dresses (including this one! RIP) got turned bright pink after a stray scarf was left in the washing machine.

I decided to start the 30 day shred last night and its already starting to hurt. Im not particularly unfit (well not as unfit as I thought I was!) but oh my god the weights. I have such weakling arms I'd never make it was a professional wrestler!

83 comments:

  1. beautz~ tunic Lily! what do you think of the jacket quality wise? i saw a polka dot one similar (non stripey obviously) in Primark, from what i can see on the sleeves ar least.... if that makes any sense haha! x

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    1. its okay, wearable (obviously as I've worn it twice) but not the best quality thing I've ever worn! mines a bit too big for me as i overestimated the size but it might be different if you got it in a smaller size

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  2. Aha im the same, ridiculous how weak my bloody arms are! When I do weights I feel like my whole body is gunna collapse! Love this look, your make up looks fab! xo

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  3. Love your jacket! Pretty necklace too :) x

    ug-lily.blogspot.com

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  4. Gorgeous outfit as usual! x

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  5. I love the jacket, the whole outfit is gorgeous :)

    www.coffeeandrosesx.blogspot.com
    xxx

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  6. Gorgeous outfit and combo! I love this striped jacket, and your lovely blouse!!


    xoxo from München
    La Vie Quotidienne
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  7. I know what you mean im trying to stop buying new things and wear what i already have, this outfit is lovely though!x
    new blog
    www.beautifulthings-danielle.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. Oh wow the pearl collar is gorgeous. I need me one of them!

    I have considered the 30 day shred but I know I'd give up after about two days! I hope your willpower is better than mine! Good luck x

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    1. I've done it two days now and its not as bad as i imagined it would be! its hard but not as hard as i imagined! I'm also not as sore as I was expecting so I suppose thats a bonus!

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  9. You look stunning in these pictures. Love the outfit too, pearl collar is beautiful :)xx

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  10. I started the 30 day shred again yesterday too but my calves have been hurting all day from it that i dare not bounce up and down on them again tonight, will have to wait for tomorow i think for day 2! Love the stripey blazer!

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  11. This top is so pretty, I love the pleats and especially the collar!

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  12. That blazer is amaze Lily! I love your monochrome look xx

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  13. Brillant style Lily!!
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    xxx

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  14. I really do think re-wearing a garment in different ways is such a skill. I love this co-ordinated outfit, the necklace/collar definitely makes it a finished look.

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  15. I love your tunic and jacket! Wish I could get hold of the tunic! I've been doing the 30 day shred recently but I seem to be so much more unfit then when I did it last year - definitely blaming my uni lifestyle! xx

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  16. haha i want your jacket! it looks so cool! haha :D

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  17. Love this outfit, look really lovely! And LOVE that necklace, its so pretty! xx

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  18. I adore that jacket on you, it's gorgeous xx

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  19. that collar is amazing!!

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  20. love seeing stripe here and there and everywhere love how uv styeled it x
    ...

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  21. Need to get myself some new leggings as my ones have seemed to disappear!

    I can't believe 6 of your favey white dresses turned pink in the wash, nightmare!!

    Ginger Pickle ♥

    x

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    1. i highly recommend these ones! i normally wear the aa winter leggings but these are pretty good too. i know i was absolutly devastated as I loved all the dresses!

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  22. lovee that pearl top amazing ♥

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  23. Oh no! The massacre sounds awful!
    Glad you managed to salvage some :)
    It would be mine

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  24. Those pearls are the cherries on top! Such a lovely accent.

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  25. I love the flowy sleeves on the dress! It's so pretty, and you look gorgeous! :)
    xo Smitty

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  26. Simple, sweet and I am loving the tee-tunic look you're modelling so much these days xo

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  27. Severe hair envy!

    x.

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  28. Love your outfit! I was wondering what you thought about the americal apparel leggings, like how flattering the shine is?! And value/quality for money? They look lovely in these photos though x

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    1. i really like them, depends what you like in leggings though i suppose! they are opaque but not overly thick or stiff, i like the shine. i think they are good value!

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  29. Love the simplicity :)

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  30. You are so pretty! I love your outfit! xx

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  31. Amazing outfit, the blazer is to die for!

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    x

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  32. love this outfit! and especially this blazer!

    alissa b
    http://www.alissab.us

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  33. you look gorgeous! love your outfit so much!
    I really want to do the 30 day thread-thanks for linking it :-)xx

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    1. thats ok! i didn't know it was on youtube as i was going to buy it originally!

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  34. love the jacket! I have black & white striped pants and I love them.

    -april.

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  35. I done the 30 day shred before, and I stopped on the 8th day. Might go back and try to finally reach to day 30. We can do it. Loving the dress. x

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    1. it seems such a long way to day 30 though doesn't it!

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  36. Your hair looks lovely! I really need to try some form of exercise, after seeing so many people rave about it, this may be the one!
    xx

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    1. its pretty good and you can try it out with the video i linked! I'm enjoying it so far!

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  37. Big fan!! Love the tunic, such pretty sleeves! Love the jacket too! 30 day shred is on my list, got to have started it before easter

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  38. I think re-wearing things as simple as this beautiful dress is great! It means you can adapt it to new fashion season trends and make it your own in lots of different ways! Especially with a lovely white dress like this!

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    CAT xoxo

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  39. I'm on Day 22 of the 30 Day Shred.. I miss Level 1!!

    Love the leggings!

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    1. the idea of going past level one scares me! have you seen good results?

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  40. I tried one video for 15 minutes and stopped because I was sweating so much and didn't want to ruin my hair. :/ What a workout right haha? :) Love the blazer and you're right that necklace does work!

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    1. it is tough at first but id keep going! suppose it means its working if your struggling! id say keep going until you were able to do the whole thing!

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  41. I love those leggings, definitely going to be buying them!

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    1. they are amazing, i normally wear the winter leggings but i saw these and decided they can be my alternative to disco pants! i think they are quite big tho, mine are a medium and i should have bought a small! (I'm normally I'm medium in aa leggings!)

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  42. I'm on my fourth day of 30 DS and I'm already dying! hoping the results will be worth it

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    1. same! the before and afters look too good to be true though!

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  43. Adoring the pearl collar!
    Have a fab Wednesday xoxo
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  44. i just love your blog, thank you for so much inspiration.

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  45. Gorgeous look Lily, so pretty and that blazer is a beaut!

    Eda ♥

    www.candyflosscurlscupcakesandcouture.blogspot.com

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  46. looks amazing :) and so beautiful with the pearls on the necklace. ADORABLE!

    xoxo FlirtingwithFashion

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  47. AHHAHA it's that collar again, I do agree. It really does dress up an outfit but definitely doesn't go overboard. Great blazer.

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  48. absolutly love the collar! really adds something to an outfit!
    :)

    http://alicebeablog.blogspot.co.uk/

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  49. great look and beautiful jacket!

    XXX,

    wiebkembg.blogspot.com

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  50. Love this outfit so much! xxx

    http://lauralizziefashion.blogspot.com

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  51. You have been my favorite beauty/fashion blogger for so long now. Reading your blog, looking at your outfits and photos never gets old :) xx

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  52. Love this blazer.

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  53. I love this dress :) love the style! I currently have an obsession with collars so I love this collar inspired necklace :) the jacket is so different! Xxxx


    sweetlittleramblings.blogspot.com

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  54. Your dressing is superb, I would like to buy like these.
    Freshwater Pearls

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