Monday, July 09, 2012


tank midi dress









dress: topshop
jacket: primark (old)
necklace: primark
rings: jwlry
bracelets: turkish market, black tied*, river island & kukee
nails: nail rock cupcake nails @ asos*
fur: new look
shoes: converse*
bag: ebay

I bought this charcoal grey midi dress from Topshop before I went away on holiday but only just took it out the bag today. I love the fit, the feel of the material and the shape. The soft jersey material is soft but thick and feels really flattering without being bulky. I don't really do body con, but this really skims the figure without being too tight or emphasising my problem areas (my tummy!) It's so comfy and easy to wear I'm so happy I actually decided to buy it as I don't normally do midi's! I've really gone off short skirts and dresses in favour of leggings and trousers in the last couple of weeks so this is a nice mix between covered up but still in my comfort zone of wearing a skirt or dress. My only gripe would be that on me, It's just not quite as midi as I'd like it to be! Despite that this is the perfect autumn winter dress! The sizing is a bit large so I bought a 8 in mine, if you're looking to buy one (: I paired my look with my converse all star's which I haven't worn for a while but I dug them out especially to go with this outfit and my beloved black fur stole which has crept back into my wardrobe!

Today I got my brows threaded and returned so many bags of clothing that has been lurking in my bedroom. Im terrible at returning things and always leave it till the last week before the receipt expires! As I expected I am pretty ill today. I'm dosed on pain killers and flu tablets at the moment so it's not as bad as it could be! I saw this bottle of "Man Flu" medicine in Sainsburys that I was tempted to buy for the lolz! Oh well, I have a box full of tissues, lots of vitamin c and some Olbas oil on hand just incase it gets worse!

71 comments:

  1. this outfit reflects the british weather :'( fur in july :'( get well soon chick
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  2. ooh your dress is so nice! hope you're feeling better soon :) xxx

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  3. LOVE this outfit! hope you feel better soon x

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  4. love this look, so relaxed and cool. I just tried to apply nail rocks for the second time and it wasn't for happening! Spotted those on ASOS though and wanted them bad so might just have to try and be third time lucky! xxxx

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  5. I love this outfit! Beautifully styled! Think it might be favourite one yet! :) xx

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  6. Love this look! So cool.

    Kate

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  7. Gorgeous dress, & i need that necklace in my life! x

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  8. Gorgeous outfit, you've styled this dress so well :)

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    xxx

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  9. I love this outfit! The casualness of the converse look awesome with the maxi dress, really love the way you've styled it.
    Jessica x

    runawayflame.blogspot.co.uk

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  10. I loveeee this styling so 'casual, cool'. You always manage to get it spot on :)

    The Style Diagnostic

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  11. This outfit is lovely. So me, I can't pull of jersey dresses though, they seem to cling to me in all the wrong places :( Fond. xx

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  12. Love the dress & your make up looks beautiful xx

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  13. This outfit looks great for an autumny kind of outfit- Shame the weathers autumny too!
    I love your nails! They're amazing!
    Daniella x

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  14. very cute! love the bag :)

    xo, Hanna
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  15. You look lush! Proper bronzed babe! X

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  16. love this outfit! that necklace is so cool and I really like the edge the fur gives it! Hope you get better soon!

    Temi xo STYLISH WHISPERS

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  17. Gorgeous outfit! Love the dress - have added it to my wish list as was looking for a nice jersey dress! Works so well with the Converse!
    Lianne :-)

    rubyrubyslippers.boogspot.com

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  18. That dress is lovely! Would never suit me though:(
    xxx

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  19. This dress is so nice! Love your stole too x

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  20. Shame I can't wear midi skirts/dresses, far too small for me!! It's lovely though!!

    http://www.la-vida-fresa.com xo

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  21. This outfit is very cute! Love that length of dress and your hair looks lovely straight xx

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  22. Love how the converse look with the dress!

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  23. Love this outfit very pretty!
    Your make-up is flawless too. You should check out our eye make-up removers from our company, TEI Spa. They are good!

    -Tei Spa

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  24. love love loveeee this! your hair is too beautiful! xo

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  25. Way too beautiful! Love how you have styled this, the bag is amazing!

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  26. Love the dress & your nails are so cute too! I think there's lots of bugs going around as I'm ill too! Feel better soon! xo

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  27. Those nails are adorable! Love the dress, I still haven't got the courage to wear a maxi, I must get brave before my holiay to turkey xx

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  28. Ace outfit and love your nails, hope you feel better soon x

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  29. love the cupcake nails! xx

    socialsexystyle.blogspot.com

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  30. really love your leather jacket, really wanting a new one!

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  31. Love the fur thingy.It really goes well with the outfit :)

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  32. You look gorgeous! I love your hair! Kisses

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  33. This dress looks great with converse shoes! Love that outfit ;-)

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  34. You look lovely, love the bag! I was just wondering what lipstick you're wearing? So nice x
    Dreams and Dresses

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  35. You look so edgy and cool.

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  36. I can't believe how much i love this outfit! You always get it right Lily x

    itsbeautystartswithin.blogspot.co.uk

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  37. the bag goes beautifully with the fur and the jacket, all of the different textures look awesome xx

    ladiduh.blogspot.com

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  38. love it! love your jacket and your accessories!

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  39. Your outfit is genius. You're genius of mixing stuff !
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  40. love you nails and outfit is really cute x

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  41. I've just seen this outfit (without the jacket) on Rihanna! o.o ahaha

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  42. Your nails are AMAZING!!

    http://www.socharming.co.uk

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  43. Your nails are so cute!
    x
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  44. deadly! this look is amazing!

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    XO

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  45. Eeee I have this necklace- such a bargain! You look lovely Lily x

    brutalfashionandbeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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  46. This is quite a different look for you Lily, I really like the converse paired with the dress it's quite edgy and cool! Hope you feel better soon! Tilly x

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  47. What an edgy-chic look! I absolutely love your style and so happy I stumbled upon your blog. I also am victim to the leave-returns-to-the-last-minute mindset, so glad I'm not the only one. And feel better soon!

    Xo Chelle
    discoveringelegance.com

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  48. love this outfit, it seems very different from what you normally wear. I've been lusting after that dress for so long! x

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  49. This looks lovely, although I'm still kind of unsold on midi's (despite having a midi skirt!)

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  50. this is such a gorgeous outfit! i think im going to copy this look tbh >:) great for our bi-polar british weather!

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  51. LOVE this outfit, and your bright nails, cute!

    I hope you get better very soon Lily, you still look really good for being ill!

    J X


    Ginger Pickle ♥

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  52. loving the styling. Your new hair is looking fab looks so shiny and healthy.

    http://www.kittiederouge.blogspot.co.uk/

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  53. Defo perfect for Autumn! Am already starting to buy with next season in mind. Bet you're off skirts etc. due to the weather! Xo

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  54. love this dress. i have a leopard print midi from topshop and love it too but was really wanting to get a grey one as well. i like the grungy style of this outfit.

    lifeandstyleofemily.blogspot.com

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  55. love this outfit, the midi length with the converse looks really cool x

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  56. I really like the mix of the fur, the midi and the trainers! I was always put off of this dress as I thought it looked a bit clingy but might be worth trying if you say it skims the body instead, think it would be a really good transitional piece!

    wishfulsinfulyou.blogspot.com

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  57. I love your all black outfits - you do black well xxx

    georgiasmakeupaddiction.blogspot.com

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  58. Your hair is a really gorgeous colour!
    I could live in jersey dresses, although I tend to go for a maxi. Regretting that today though in the rain! x

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  59. Hey Lily, love this outfit, I have the same dress! Just a quick question about the bag, did you get the medium or large one? Just wondering as I don't want to get the large one and it swamp me, I'm only little! Yours looks like a perfect size.

    x

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  60. Great post - your styling is just fab! I got a similar midi dress from Karma Clothing and it was a great price too :)

    http://www.karmaclothing.co.uk/search/midi

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