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Can we just take a moment to take in... this kimono is from New Look. Now many moons ago I used to work at New Look, in fact for a long period of time I worked at New Look and ran the blog at the same time (here's a photo of me wearing my badge) I used to hate it because I could never ever find clothes that fit my style in the shop. So I ended up wearing non-New Look stuff... despite being the VM. Like other UK Highstreet brands New Look is getting better at being a bit more fashion forward and less... mumsy... frumpy... dated? No, Mumsy isn't the right word but their whole range I found to be quite bland and uninteresting. Apart from party season where it was ALL THE SPARKLES. I have a New Look haul on its way, which I'll film in the next few days of some of the things I picked up from their online store. All of which prompted "THATS NOT FROM NEW LOOK" from my housemate when I gave her a real life haul. I'll post that over  on my channel in the next few days. But yeah. I really love this kimono, the longer length makes it perfect for layering and it's also something I can rock during the summer!

Also thought I'd include a little Aerys update. I took her to the vets yesterday as she hasn't really been herself the past two days. Just more sleepy and generally a bit unenthusiastic. Being the worried mother, I took her down so if she does have anything wrong with her they'll know soon. She's been okay today though. She followed me outside when I was snapping my images, so I had to give her a quick cuddle before making her go back inside. She's getting neutered soon (no change of me being a kitty grandmother - sob!)
PS. These images look so different from how they do on my computer thanks to Google + and them having to ruin everything. ARGH.



65 comments

  1. can't believe its from new look, gorgeous outfit and i love how you've styled the kimono. also, that bag is to die for!

    Rachel x
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  2. Gorgeous, love the ensemble of the outfit! Especially love the bag

    x

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  3. LOVE that kimono, definitely doesn't look like New Look! x

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  4. Aw Aerys looks so cute. I remember when you worked at New Look! Love the kimono

    Natalie | Just a Thought

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  5. Gorgeous kimono, looks perfect for festivals in the summer <3
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  6. Love your watch!

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    .Georgina Clare.

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  7. Always get the 'that's from New Look?!' line, love this kimono xx

    Charlotte| LongHairDontCare

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  8. Really like this, is super pretty!

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  9. love this!! you can mix and match style so well! xx

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  10. the picture of aerys and you is so nice! I really want to have a cat now after you've been posting all those pictures of her :) xx

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  11. Love that kimono and I'm still so in love with your new hair! xx

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  12. That bag is AMAZING!

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  13. Love the look and I hope Aerys is well

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  14. The kimono look so amazing, for summer it will be just so perfect rocked with a jeans short and a withe cropped top.
    I love your hair cut, it's just so beautiful on you.
    Big kiss from Paris.
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  15. Ahhh love Aerys hope she's feeling better soon!
    smozzy
    xxx
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  16. I love your outfit !

    xo
    lili-thistle.blogspot.fr

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  17. love the kimono such a surprising item from NL, and the beanie is great too for dressing it down
    Lauren x
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  18. You always display some beautiful outfits!

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  19. Often find nice things in New Look! Love kimonos and nice bag!
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  20. I can't get enough of kimonos, this one looks lovely on you! x

    Eleri Roberts

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  21. Love how you've styled the kimono with a beanie!
    Lovely outfit x

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  22. Aww bless Aereys she really is the cutest cat, I love your kimono I wish I got be a bit more adventurous with my style like that xx

    EmmiHearts

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  23. You look awesome Lily! I love that kimono, and your hat is just great! x

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  24. New Look is really good at the moment, I love loads of their stuff

    Tiny Alis.

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  25. Love love the kimono x

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  26. Cute outfit! I have the same dress and I think it's great for layering and the like :)

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  27. I've never worn a kimono, mostly because I never had any ideas on how to style them but after seeing this I'm going to have to pick one up!

    Gem x
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  28. I've never been a fan of new look but this kimono looks lovely!

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  29. Your hair is so lovely this length! Love the kimono!<3

    Klaudia
    www.styleitwithme.blogspot.co.uk

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  30. love your watch so much!

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  31. Your hair look amazing and those colours suit you so well - I love grey!

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  32. I would never have guessed this was new look!

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  33. The New Look Kimono looks so nice! Such a suprise for New Look!

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  34. gorgeous look Lily. I've been loving the New Look Kimonos too. They've got a lovely paisley one which I've got my eye on! Justine xx

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  35. New Look have definitely stepped up their game :)

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  36. Beautiful as always, you're a lucky girl being able to pull off so many different styles!

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  37. The pictures look awesome! Totally agree about New Look completely changing- love the kimono!

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  38. Love the cat addition and that bag.
    You should have photographed both together!
    Kiri
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  39. Your cat has grown so much!
    Lovely outfit

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  40. i love the kimono! perfect length and print!

    xx
    jen
    www.frocksandfrivolity.blogspot.com
    www.jennyscribbles.com

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  41. great look lilly! love thats its girly but since its all in black it makes it non traditional

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  42. LOVEEE the kimono! Cute Cat!
    <3

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  43. This is probably one of my favorite outfit of yours I've seen!

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  44. I love this look, especially your shoes, perfect! :)

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  45. I understand your photo frustrations! You look gorgeous though, your hair is stunning. xo

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  46. Adore this outfit - that kimono... Also, your hair is looking fabulous!! And, urm when did Aerys get so big?! xxx

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  47. The photos still look really good, seeing as we can't compare them to the ones on your computer. If you hadn't had mentioned it I don't think anyone would've noticed, so I wouldn't worry about it too much :) Hope Aerys is ok and that it's nothing serious! Your outfit in this post really is lovely and the kimono really suits you, really like it :) x

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  48. Loving the new look Lilly, not that I did not like the old one but it's something different and looks good. The kimono is damn cool, the beanie and the necklace jazz up the outfit even more. Ready to rock the party huh?


    I've always like New Look shoes but not so much the clothes. Having said that, the other day I stopped by and loved the cosy jumpers that they had and the jackets as well. There was a broad selection to choose from which is rare. They are definitely getting better

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  49. I know what you mean about the photos, I mean not yours but really noticed when uploading my own. But I found this video that has helped with the quality when uploading: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9ETR-52ihw
    not the best video in the world but explains what to do! Hope this helps.
    Loving the Kimono though, a definite that's New Look moment!

    Laura

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  50. I've just started working at new look and I couldn't find anything at first but now everything's changing and I love loads of the clothes!
    I actually bought this kimono a few days ago and was going on to my girlfriend how I could imagine you wearing it hahaha
    http://bethanyxalice.blogspot.com x

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  51. I can't believe how big Aerys has got, she's one beautiful kitty. I hope that she's all okay! :) xx

    -Natasha
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  52. Such a cute cat! Love you furry bag too x

    Mary
    www.littlefeatherstyle.blogspot.com

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  53. I love those boots! :)

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    xx

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  54. Gorgeous look, cute kitty
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  55. Never would have guess it was from New Look! It's absolutely amazing!

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  56. Oh gosh I need that bag in my life!

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    xx

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  57. The kimono goes perfect with boots.
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