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Tuesday, 11 January 2011

when the kids start singing and the band begins to play...








is it too far into the new year to be still catching up with what i wore on xmas day?!
we had a fairly quiet and relaxed day at the parents' house, with one set of grandparents, as mum wanted to do xmas dinner at home due to the fact she had a new kitchen earlier in the year (it made sense to her, i think!)..

this dress was the first thing i purchased with my first pay packet of the last bar job i did; i'd seen it in warehouse and decided to treat myself to it when i had completed my first week..

i thought the tights would go well with the colours in the dress, and then added the black and white cardi as a contrast, and so as to avoid looking too much like a smurf! i didn't bother with any shoes in the end, as they have also recently had a wooden floor downstairs, so heels are banned :(

7 comments:

  1. That dress is such a stunning colour, absolutely beautiful. The top you have put it with looks like dogstooth check - it is very sweet.

    I'm afraid I will be a 'no heels' person when my wooden floors are finished too...

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  2. that dress is an amazing colour x

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  3. What a stunner of a frock! Shame about the shoes though - it would have looked brilliant with the Bedroom Antics pair.

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  4. Such a pretty frock on you, Char!
    Luckily I'm allowed heels in the house, the scuff marks make our wooden floor look even more authentic (or that's my argument to Jon). xxx

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  5. Love the colour of the dress! My Mum's favourite colour too. You look very pretty :) xxx

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  6. This colour is wonderful on you. I imagine you were lost with out you heels! x

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