Tuesday, July 24, 2012


swing life away








dress: topshop
shoes: converse
bracelets: turkish market stall, topshop, black tied*, kukee

Woo. It's been a while white background hey? Sorry these are less visually stimulating as it has been normally! Today I've been at a photoshoot (I'll share snaps soon, or maybe just when the issue comes out! Which would you prefer?) and some meetings and now I'm at home chilling. Hopefully I can pursuade my housemate to come out for a drink in the sun tonight! London is incredibly hot today, Not Turkey hot. But warm and stuffy enough to get people complaining!  Although Im happy for the nice weather here for a change!

I wore my Topshop Boutique silk dress, Converse Low Tops and my Zara beloved grey and rose gold satchel bag. I tried lots of outfits on this morning but nothing really fit right for the look I wanted to go for, All I wanted was something laid back and cool but effortless. Therefore all these item's ticked the boxes! Excuse my orange/red eyeshadow I really couldn't be bothered to redo my makeup after the photos! It's surprisingly grown on me as it suits my eye colour really well, just a little out there for me! My legs look a strange colour as my lighting is restricted at the moment as we have some builders in! I can confirm they are a glorious shade of RL orange!

74 comments:

  1. So jealous of your tan Lily.... You love gorge! :) x

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  2. Love the dress and converse combination,it does look cool and efortless ;)

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  3. The converse give the whole outfit a different flavor. Great combo!

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  4. Love the sun glasses, really want some Ray Bans! Love this look xx

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  5. I absolutely love how you wore sneakers with this outfit!

    Michelle
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  6. love this look on you!!!

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  7. You've got a lush tan, I love this look, I'm in need of some converse! xx

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  8. I like the orange, doesn't look too out there at all... suits your tan especially!

    Gonna be 32C in London tomorrow for you, that's pretty amazing! Might just finally be getting a bit of summer... yay! :-D

    Dayner x my blog - mozzypop.com

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  9. you're so tan!! hope you had a lovely holiday xx

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  10. you look so sunkissed and tanned, slightly jealous:)
    xo

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  11. The dress looks lovely paired with the converse and goes great with your tan- so jealous!
    Daniella x

    http://daniella-r.blogspot.co.uk/

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  12. really like your hair and oh-my-god your tan! Big fan of the makeup today as well, looks really pretty x

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  13. Love the bracelets, and your tan! xxx

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  14. I love this outfit, black dresses look so good with tans :)
    Loving the RayBans and Converse too!

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    xxxx

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  15. Cool look ! :)

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  16. I love the look converse give with dresses!xx

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  17. The peachy eyeshadow works really well with this outfit pallette xo

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  18. You should definitely share some of your photos now :) what mag. was it for if you don't mind me asking?

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  19. ADORE! fashionable in all the right ways and you still look comfortable!

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  20. You look gorgeous! I love a good dress + Converse combo
    Your tan is amazing, the weather atm will go nicely with it :) xx

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  21. what magazine? share the pics :)


    your dress is beautiful

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  22. I have that bag too and I love it.And yeah,share the photos :) xx

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  23. Really like this laid back look on you! Those low Converses look great, never thought of getting them in black but they look so cool may have to get some for Autumn!

    Temi xo STYLISH WHISPERS

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  24. You've really caught the sun - I'm jealous! I really love all those bracelets, I have that Black Tied is so over-priced x

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  25. Looking incredibly tanned! I really love laid back looks, I wish I could pull off trainers better so I could wear more like this!! The Topshop dress is so great, so versatile

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  26. youve got such a lovely tan, im so jealous of ye with the sun, theres none where i live! i love how slouchy but lovely this outfit is! love the red eyeshadow! xo

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  27. Ahh your tan! England is so lucky with this heatwave, Scotland is just wet and cold as usual. Hope you enjoyed your holiday(s)!

    Charlotte xo

    http://paperplanesinplaygroundgames.blogspot.com

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  28. Jealous of your tan!! You look so pretty xxx

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  29. love this dress, it looks so comfortable! and your bracelets look so cool! also super jealous of your tan

    serenarubywoo.blogspot.com xxx

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  30. Great outfit, love the dress. Your tan is so amazing! Love your All stars as well!

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  31. Great bracelets, great shades, love that everything you wear makes it easy to count on Topshop :)

    Kate

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  32. One of my favourite outfits of yours yet - so cool but easy and laid back, like you said :) love t shirt dresses, will need to go check out Topshop!

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  33. Love the orange eye shadow! & the tan, you look great :) xxx

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  34. I have tan jealousy! Love how you've pared down your dress with Converse. I just bought some Converse high tops - comfiest things ever!
    Love that summer is finally here, but it is very hot - typical Brits haha x

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  35. Is it just me or has your hair gone lighter? And love the look x

    Loulah Loves…

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  36. Your skin is glowing! I like the converse with the dress, and don't wait until the issue comes out shows us a little preview. :)

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  37. love how you dressed the silk dress down a little bit :) the chucks are perfect and I really like you make up!

    xoxo FlirtingwithFashion

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  38. You look gorgeous! Your hair looks like it's naturally lightened in the sun as well! Tres bon bbz xxx

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  39. Love the Ray-bans darling - the tan is gorgeous by the way!

    Eda ♥

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  40. Lovely outfit! I need a dress like this!
    xo

    Megan Jane // Seek My Scribbles

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  41. Wow you look so tanned! I'm jealous. The dress looks really good with the converse, very chic and laid back xxx

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  42. i love this outfit, the black shift is lush (i think I saw it in the boutique collection but the price tag put me off - god knows why its awesome).

    Loving your outfit posts lately :)

    Mel x

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  43. I like the colour of your eyeshadow :)

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  44. Love the chucks!

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  45. I love pairing dresses with chucks. You look great.

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  46. lily you are so tanned, it took me a bit to realise what was different!! glowing is what it is xo

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  47. nice outfit! really like your necklace and your ring!

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  48. I love this outfit! :o)

    I have a similar dress that I might try and dress down, never thought of doing it!

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  49. You look so tanned and slim!! Can I ask what you're doing to slim down??

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  50. Your tan is amazing I'm so jealous! I love this dress, so simple and chic!

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  51. You look amazing! Love this kind of outfit on you. :)x

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  52. Your make up looks lovely! Fab tan too!

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  53. I also want a pair of low top Converse, I'm just so incredibly indecisive with what color I want.
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  54. Gorgeous jewelry! Love the turquoise.
    x
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  55. Aahh I love this so much! Especially with the converse and your dress is so cute and versatile :) x

    jodieolivia.blogspot.co.uk

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  56. love this outfit! great combo of converse and dress! you looked so tanned, jealous! x

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  57. "Swing life away" - that's an amazing song, acoustic version right? Rise Against are wicked. Love the outfit too! xx

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  58. Just had to comment on the title - I'd forgotten how much I love that song, and now I have it on repeat on Youtube. Thanks :)

    lolaandbehold.blogspot.com

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  59. Beautiful!! Where is your eyeshadow from? You remind me a bit of Bjork in these pics(her pretty face, not her crazy make up/hair/clothes) - gorgeous!! x

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  60. Hi Lily
    I just wanted to ask what eyeshadow you are wearing in these pictures?
    XO

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  61. In love with that dress, it's amazing.

    http://studsanddreams.blogspot.co.uk/

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