Wednesday, August 22, 2012


creating happiness






tunic: river island
skirt: H&M
necklace: river island*
boots: topshop
bracelets: black tied & market stall

This tunic makes me feel like Batman, as I walked around Balham (aka The New Gotham City), It felt like a cape blowing in the wind. Felt like such a boss! I showed this dress in my Not a Haul video I did a few weeks back but mentioned I had no idea how to wear it as the back panel is completely sheer. I decided to just get one of those plain black body con mini dresses from H&M to layer under it. I think it  still looks pretty cool, even though there is some triangle sheerness on the back that is lost because of the thing under it. Sheer stuff really annoys me! I feel a bit gothic in this outfit, not that I really have a problem with that but I've really been making a pro-active effort to stop wearing so much black recently (cough cough!)

Today I've been looking at places to live as Im moving house the middle of next month and then trying to find somewhere that I can rent some desk space in London. Since giving up on my terrible internet at home, Starbucks has become my new go-to desk space. This is probably going to cost me more in the long run than finding somewhere to actually work... I feel like I get so much more work down when Im here than home! Tonight I'm off to Westfield's Stratford to go to Primark, I haven't been in ages and their A/W collection looks right up my street!

55 comments:

  1. You have such great style, love the outfit! Have fun at Westfield's :) xo

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  2. Love your bracelets, have fun at westfields! xo

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  3. have a nice time, love this outfit! I'm trying to wear less black as well but for some reason its not that easy haha :P xo

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  4. Think it goes really well with that H&m dress.xx

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  5. Love how simple yet edgy this outfit this is, still loving the boots!!

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  6. Love the tunic and your lipstick :)
    I spend way too much time in Starbucks too! x

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  7. Love this look! Really in the need of a little black dress in this looks perfect! :)

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  8. I'm a big fan of anything dipped hem- smart idea to put the bodycon basic underneath! Good luck with moving, always stressful but exciting xx

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  10. I always wear long H&M vests under pretty much everything because tunics tend to be incredibly short on me due to my height. Your hair looks lovely in these pictures!

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  11. interesting!i thought it's dress!

    Polly with love

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  12. Ah I love that dress , you look gorgeous xx

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  13. This outfit is gorgeous! I always love your bracelets!

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  14. You look gorgeous you're outfit's so edgy i love it x
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  15. you look lovely in that dress, love how you styled it. weird that I tried it on in RI today and immediately thought it looked like something you'd wear, got home and you'd done a blog post on it!

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  16. Oh hai loverly dress! That is so nice though thin dresses like this make me paranoid when I can't feel them on the back of my legs, feel like I'm flashing my bum.

    Renting space is a great idea. I work from home and find I'm just as productive but when I first started it was a real struggle not to get distracted by other things such as chores.

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  17. Loving this outfit, the dip hem is gorgeous & I adore the turquoise coloured jewellery you've paired with it.

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  18. I'm so in love with your boots so pretty! You should do another 'Not a Haul' video with the stuff you get from primark :)

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  19. I love the outfit, the tunic is great. <3

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  20. your hair looks pretty xx

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  21. your hair looks so nice like this, whole outfit is great (:
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  22. your hair is in amazing quality! i need to invest in some good hair oil to save mine hahaha
    you're style is beaut :-) xx

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  23. The dress is pretty I am totaly into hem dresses!

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  24. I really like your tunic. I could never wear something like this but it looks incredible on you! x

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  25. i love all the different shades and variations of the black fabrics. very beautiful

    xxx


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  26. I have a grey version of this and I love it, so comfy and easy to throw on. Looks great on you! I've been totally put off Primark at the moment for some strange reason, but I'm sure my obsession will return shortly

    Charlotte xo
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  27. that collar = <3


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  28. Cool tunic, god I love batman! X

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  29. I love this tunic, I think I'll be looking out for that. The simple accessory necklace is a lovely match too! I haven't been to Primark in so long, it's probably time I start peeking at their a/w section too.

    Jessica xo
    runawayflame.blogspot.co.uk

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  30. cute accessories! love the hint of blue turquoise jewelry!
    Krissy xoxo ~

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  31. Hopefully you will find a nice place to live in and a nice place with a desk ;) It's actually a great idea, as I also feel like when I worked somewhere else, I would get more work done. Not sure why, wish it could work like this at home. I'm loving your tunic, glad you found a way to wear it.

    BTW I had found the RI leather sleeve army jacket in my local RI and I love it. I had finally decided to return the Topshop version. x

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  32. love the cute of this dress, and those boots, stunning! x

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  33. You should try to layer it with something a little bit brighter than black. Maybe grey or white? You look good anyway :) you made me so jealous, I saw Primark aw collection on internet and want it so bad! But they dont shop online and dont have any shops in italy :(

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  34. Love the shape of that dress. That necklace is gorge too! x

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  35. aw good luck with moving and everything.. it can be a bit of a stressful time so i hope it all goes smoothly for you! :)
    that tunic/dress is just amazing... i need it! hoping its not too pricey!
    <3
    xxxx
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  36. I would lose the tights, but the rest of is pretty amazing xxx

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  37. Anything that makes you feel like Batman sounds pretty awesome to me.

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  38. I love the pop of color with your accessories! :)

    Michelle
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  39. Your boots are so lovely!

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  40. Completly in love with this dress!!

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    xxx

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  41. i love your black tunic thing, its actually amazing! and i want your necklace, it's perfection.
    X jane

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  42. Love this tunic! May have to purchase!!! :o)

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  43. You look beautiful in them :) Good luck in finding a good place :)
    x
    thenuliya.blogspot.sg

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  44. Love this dress, and looking a little Gothic is never a bad thing :) x
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  45. I love this dress! The cut is really nice. You look very nice in that. I really like the necklace!

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  46. The boots are amaze!
    x
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  47. cool style ;)


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  48. You look gorgeous! Love your style always hahaha <3
    http://ohmyolivia.blogspot.co.uk/ xo

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