Wednesday, April 11, 2012


sailor, sailor









dress: topshop
necklace: forever 21
coat: topshop
boots: topshop
nails: models own utopia & topshop nail tattoo's (review here)

I decided I should actually do something different today so as of this post going up (this is scheduled, HOPEFULLY!) I should have gone to the gym, had two meetings, got a set of eyelash extensions and gone to an event and gone out for dinner. I feel like I've done hardly anything lately, lack of money has been the main problem. I haven't even left the area I live in about two weeks. The problem with London is you seem to spend money before you've even left your front door!

Accidental Topshop overload today, I do apologise for that! I've wanted this dress for so long, but every store I went into I couldn't find the right size. The fit is really, really oversized, very baggy and loose fitted with a drop waist. So I needed a 8 but it has been practically impossible to find! I made a Toppers order over the Bank Holiday so my order came yesterday and I slipped straight into this! It's so comfy and the perfect length to wear without tights in the summer with a nice pair of boots (I like these!) or sandals (I like these!)

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  1. that dress cut is different to anything i've seen before, but it is so pretty, you suit it really well!
    xo

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  2. I love the drop waist of this! x

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  3. You're so right about spending money before you've even left the house! Money goes so quickly when living in London (or any city, i suppose!) I need a money tree, asap! x

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    1. its such a strain living anywhere I agree! money tree would be awesome!

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  4. The dress is gorgeous, you look lovely in it! Loving your bag, and nails look so nice, might have to try the topshop nail tattoos! x
    Dreams and Dresses

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    1. i highly highly recommend trying them out!

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  5. I love the drop waist on the dress, makes it a bit different to the usual cut of dresses these days!

    Laila x
    thekittenswhiskers.blogspot.com

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    1. thats what i thought when I saw it, its a bit different and unusual when everything seems to be skater style flared at the waist!

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  6. I love this dress my best friend just bought it looks gorgeous! Your hair is amazing!xxx

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  7. You look stunning as usual! Why does everything suit you?!

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    1. haha thank you! not everything suits me! jeans for example make me look terrible!

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  8. gorgeous dress and loving your choice of boots! really like the close up picture of you too, total babe x

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    1. awh thank you! they were my favourite boots and I pulled them out today because its been so long!

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  9. You look cute - I LOVE your handbag and your furry coat :)


    xo Joana

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  10. Perfect simple monochrome outfit. I think you're the one who has actually inspired me to wear them without feeling boring!
    It would be mine

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    1. i think the key to monochrome is wearing a pattern! i love black and white stripes or prints!

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  11. Love that dress on you, would look nice with a red lip to for a night out :) x

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  12. I want this dress so much but unfortunately my long torso means that the drop waist isn't so 'drop' on me. )-:

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  13. waaa the nails are amazing! :) looking fiiine as always :) x


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  14. as always amazing! love Your style! greetings from Poland! ;]

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  15. lovely outfit as usual! i love your hair in the first landscape photo!

    aouibitof.blogspot.com x

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  16. love your dress, you look lovely xxx

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  17. I love those little sandals you linked to. Every time I forget about them you link to them and make me want them even more. I guess I'll have to get them. Sigh.
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    1. i still haven't caved and bought them yet! i want them so much! ridiculously cute!

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  18. The cut of the dress is so 80s but cute and fun it remains :) Love the fur jacket with it.

    x
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  19. I saw this dress the other day and thought of you! It looks lovely on. I love the whole outfit :)

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  20. really cute outfit!

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  21. You look gorgeous! I don't normally like drop waist dresses but this really suits you :) I would love to get eyelash extensions! x

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  22. I am in love with that bag! xx

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  23. I love you necklace and your nails, they're gorgeous! xx

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  24. I think you should've added a belt, to show off your lovely figure ! The dress needs a little something for it to pop out. I adore the bag, your hair and especially your nails ! You are like a nail art guru !

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    1. thats the style though, drop waist! I personally like it but thank you!

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  25. Love the necklace, gives it a more funky look.

    Here some fashion mixed with a healthy lifestyle in the real world!

    Love, Charlotte

    http://bodieboost.wordpress.com/2012/04/03/charlottes-choice/

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  26. The dress is such a lovely shape and looks great on you hun :) loving the nails too :)

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    Jo. xx

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  27. We're crazy for your nail art here at Style The Natives!!
    Definitely be popping over to Topshop Knightsbridge tomorrow for us to experiment in the office!
    Great work as always Lily

    X

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  28. Hey Lily!

    You look gorgeous as always. I like this look - it's a lot lighter than things you normally post here. :)

    Katelyn
    www.theskinnyblondegirl.com

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  29. Love this! Your nails look gorge too!:)Xx

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  30. Love the outfit and your bag! You never fail :D

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  31. Cute dress, you are one of very few people who can pull off a drop waist! Love those boots and the sandals, they remind me of the ones I used to wear when I was at primary school!

    Lucy Loves To Blog

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  32. Absolutely love drop waists. You look gorgeous!

    Emily Wears Things
    xx

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  33. love the dress. your actually stunning!x

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  34. Drop waisted things look horrific on me but brilliant on you - jel! Love the nail art as always.

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  35. You look stunning in that close up post!

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  36. Such a nice look! :)

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  37. love this look!

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  38. The dress looks lovely! Might have to try out the topshop nail tattoos too! xx

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  39. You look awesome - I have such a think for nauticals!

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  40. Love your nails-please do a blog post on how you did them
    Billiexoxo

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  41. Welp, now I must purchase those nail tattoos.

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  42. I saw this and loved ages ago, finally gave in trying it on and it was so so wrong on me but I definitely should have gone down a size or two I think, looks great on you and will be perfect in the summer! I was totally like you when I lived in London, avoiding leaving the house unless essential because my money was gone before I even got anywhere! So frustrating when there's so much to see or do, just never enough money

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  43. I LOVE YOUR HAIR!

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  44. The dress really suits you. I'm in love with those boots you linked to!! They're so nice! You've made me really tempted to try out those nail tattoos too xo

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  45. Such a simple, classic-striped dress! Looks great on you.

    nataliemaisieivy.blogspot.com

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  46. I really love this style of dress, it's such a transitional piece aswell! I need one!
    x

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  47. I love this dress! This might actually suit me as its not skater or flaring out at the waist. Oh I need this!

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  48. Such a nice bag! Love your blog, I'm following now :) Feel free to check out mine!

    Laura x
    Petit Chatons

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  49. Lily I have the same Question, where is your bag from? Looks like the Zara bag. I want it! x x x

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  50. I love this dress but have no doubt it'd make me look like an actual beached whale - You, as usual, pull it off amazingly >:(

    <3

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  51. Those topshop nail tattoo's are so cute! I saw them on the main screen of topshop and never thought they would look as good, definitely going to have to purchase some now!

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