Friday, April 13, 2012


man repeller










top: topshop
skirt: primark
necklace: river island*
shoes: new look
socks: primark
watch: swatch
nails: models own utopia* & models own ibiza mix*

This is what I wore a few days ago to go to the Alexandra Burke x MUA Lip Boom product launch party. I love this cut out shoulder top from Topshop, I wanted it for ages but tried to keep off buying it till I had some money! Thankfully it was still lurking online in my size so I snapped it up ASAP. For some reason I didn't see the "party" bit on the invite and decided to wear flats. I also had the bright idea that the man repeller combo of socks and shoes on this day, anyway it was highly inappropriate and I looked tiny standing next to the über tall Zoe and out of place in a Fancy club! Oh well, the cocktails were lovely (there was a coffee liqueur, vodka and cola one that tasted like baileys without the creaminess!), some very odd canapés (ribs?) and was pretty cool to rub shoulders with celebrities!

You can sort of see my eyelash extensions in the photo of me looking down. They are amazing and Im so happy with them, I will write a proper post about them soon! I just wanted to give them a few days before starting to write my initial thoughts on them. However so far so good, it's such a relief not having to wear mascara as it always irritates my eyes!

84 comments:

  1. No way are you a man repelling woman! I love the socks with shoes and the cut out detail on the tops great. Im looking for one exactly like that to go with my striped leggings but i cant afford so much as that!

    http://thefashiondistrictnlc.blogspot.co.uk/

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  2. You look amazing, I love your skirt, shoes and nails!
    Teenage Daydreams X

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  3. LOVE this outfit and your eyelashes look amazing!

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  4. WOW, this black in black outfit looks amazing! This is pure perfection ♥

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  5. Love your top! it looks great with the leather skirt
    harriet xo

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  6. Oh you are such an enabler! I've been eyeing up this top, I may need to buy it now! looks so lovely on you! x

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  7. i love the layering you do! your style inspires me! x

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  8. This is such an amazing outfit! And I LOVE your hair!!!

    somethingsaidon.blogspot.co.uk
    CAT xoxo

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  9. I love your hair in these photos, it looks so natural and soft! xx

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  10. Aw, so sorry for the mistake - but you look super cute anyway! :)


    xo Joana

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  11. you look stunning and the shirt suits you really well. great choice!
    i love those curls on you :) makes you so girly, cute but also so chic!

    xoxo FlirtingwithFashion

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  12. Love that top! I've wanted one with cut out shoulders for so long! You look so lovely! Your eyelashes look great too, just love your whole outfit! Xx

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  13. The cut-out shoulder detail and the pleated skirt are super cute.

    www.TheFancyTeacup.com

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  14. Great combo! you looks so feminin and lovely!!
    Your top is really amazing!! !

    xoxo from München
    La Vie Quotidienne
    www.laviequo.com

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  15. I love, love, love this shirt a lot! It looks really cute on you! :] Your whole outfit looks ah-mazing and so does your hair and makeup!

    xx ♡ Ren

    http://coralledlace.blogspot.com

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  16. Absolutely love the shape and cut out detail of this top x

    http://themusingsofflorence.blogspot.co.uk/

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  17. I love your top and your necklace !

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  18. The lashes look lovely, love the nail polish combo too! x

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  19. I love the socks/ shoes combination :) Your hair looks gorgeous too! x

    ug-lily.blogspot.com

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  20. your hair's looking beautiful, and in really good condition! i always think the girl at the party in flats looks much cooler than everyone dressed up - it just looks really laid back, cool and confident which is always a good thing x

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  21. still gutted i didnt get my hand on those skirt! ur hair's lush <3

    EGO OF FASHION

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  22. You are rocking the all black look! Love the socks+shoes combo.
    Have a great weekend!

    xx
    Katelyn
    SBGBlog

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  23. OMG I want that top! Its gorgeous! & your hair looks great =)

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  24. Lily, i've been reading your blog for ages since finding it back in 2010 via iknowhwatyouworelastsummer and have been reading ever since! only now have i set up an account and am now commenting! i love your outfit here, especially the necklace against the black, simple and inspiring ! :]]

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  25. Adorable nails & I love the top the cut out shoulders are such a nice detail !

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  26. Wow ! I really love the top ! I'm sure you put this in your wishlist a few days ago am I right ? It looks stunning on you xx

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  27. the top is beautiful! And your eyelashes look amazing!! Can't wait to see more thoughts on them.
    xx

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  28. this is really gorgeous i love that top <3 you look lovely lily :)

    xo

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  29. I absolutely love this look!The top & necklace look amazing together!

    http://charpee-charpee.blogspot.co.uk/
    xxx

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  30. Love this look!

    www.littlemisssunshinestyle.com
    A Great British Style Blog

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  31. you look great,doesn't matter that it was "underdressed"!

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  32. That top's lovely, really suits you :)

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  33. Great outfit and your hair looks amazing here :)xx

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  34. You look very glamourous, I wish I was this tanned!
    xxx

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  35. as if you could repel man with a face like yours! xx

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  36. I love your top, and your hair looks beautiful! Also the cocktail you mentioned sounds like a black russian incase you ever wanted to order/ make it (Kahlua, vodka + coke) :)

    xxx

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  37. I love this outfit, the shoes are so cute! Men just don't get it do they, silly boys.

    Lucy Loves To Blog

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  38. No man could ever be repelled by you! You're looking gorgeous as ever!

    Michelle
    www.michelleesque.com

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  39. I have this top (in white) and the skirt! Never worn them together though, I might consider it now. You look gorgeous!! x

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  40. love love LOVE the cutout sleeves

    BLEURGH
    www.say-bleurgh.blogspot.com

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  41. You look so amazing!!! Check out my blog :)

    http://pinkafternoon.blogspot.com/

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  42. Love the top and your nails, they're so pretty :) xx

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  43. I love this outfit, it's fab. Your hair looks gorgeous!

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  44. Loving this top, the shoulders are amazing ! xx

    butterfleyesblog.blogspot.com

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  45. Love the top and the sock and shoe combo so much! And I am quite jealous of your hair :3


    http://nomandco.blogspot.co.uk/

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  46. i love the bare shoulders! its so gorgeous and brings attention to your face. also loving the socks and loafers


    xx


    http://spoonfulofdiamonds.blogspot.com/

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  47. ahh in LOVE with your skirt! in never seem to find anything nice in my local primark :(. xo

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  48. So, so beautiful! I love that top and your hair looks gorgeous!

    www.kindoflovely.com

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  49. I love your skirt & your hair in this :)

    http://thebeautynotes1.blogspot.co.uk/

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  50. Lily, that top looks awesome on you, and I really want it now - I've been wanting to try something like that with cut out shoulders for ages now!

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  51. Love this, I wasn't so sure about the cut out shoulder tops, but you've actually swayed me! I'm a complete shoes and socks person aswel, suits this outfit so well!

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  52. I saw this necklace in River Island the other day and ummed and ahhed over buying it. Wish I had now, it looks great!
    Love the top too, think I'm going to have to buy both when I get paid again!

    Holli x
    Dragonmommy123.blogspot.com

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  53. This top is gorgeous! And it suits you really well!

    x D

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  54. Ah I love the top, the texture looks beauuuutiful! Its a bit pricy though, what is it with Topshop?! Well, people will never stop buying from them, I wish I owned Topshop 0_o

    http://fridayisforever.blogspot.co.uk/ xx

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  55. Really nice top here xx

    http://strawberryskull.blogspot.co.uk/

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  56. Love that top! Your hair looks gorgeous x

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  57. Ah I bought a similar top in newlook the other day
    love the way you've style it though
    serendipity

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  58. You look gorgeous!

    www.candyflosscurlscupcakesandcouture.blogspot.com

    Eda ♥

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  59. great outfit and I really love your hair!!!

    Sabrina<3

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  60. This top looks so much nicer on than it does online/in store. Love socks/shoes combo also! x

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  61. Love this outfit, you are so pretty. I would also LOVE your hair. Ha. I think the socks look lovely, screw men they dont understand style! mwhaha!

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  62. I love this top and I want your necklace so bad, I cannot find something like that anywhere :(

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  63. hhaa woops for the shoes and party? but otherwise cute outfit :) nice skirt!

    http://munchmecat.blogspot.com/

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  64. Love your top. I may have to jack your swag! ;)

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  65. you look beautiful! I love your top. I tried this http://shop.mango.com/GB/p/mango/clothing/tops/open-shoulders-blouse/?id=63213657_02&orig=catalog similar one on in Mango but I don't really suit the cut out shoulders-boo! xx

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  66. these pictures are absolutely AMAZING. x

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  67. Great outfit. Liking the top and shoes. Your hair looks amazing <3

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  68. Love your hair! have you ever had a shorter cut? xxx

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  69. youve probably answered this so many times but what do you curl your hair with?!!!xx

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