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Saturday, 31 December 2011

it's beginning to look a lot like christmas..

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this was my outfit for christmas day with the family..the dress came from a charity shop (and cost £5.99) several years ago, but i had never worn it, so i dragged it out on saturday evening and realised i would have to alter it a little to make it fit - i was still told all day that my dress was too big, in between the comments about how much weight i had lost and therefore how i must not be eating properly (my family are so annoying)

anyway, i think it's a vintage monsoon one, and i figured that the colours were fairly festive - when i started to get a bit cold i had to borrow a navy cardigan from my mum..all in all the day was much better than i had anticipate; certain people have a tendency to drink too much and become fairly vile, but that wasn't too prevelent on sunday, whcih i was thankful for, and other than the constant comments and attempts to get me to eat things, i had a nice day.. i was very lucky and received some lovely presents, which i will no doubt share here..

13 comments:

  1. What an amazing dress! You look fab x

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  2. You look absolutely gorgeous :)

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  3. Oh Char I know exactly how you feel, when I lost 3 stone when I was 18 (put 2 of it on now :() I constantly had to put up with that. I was eating just not eating junk. I felt so much better within myself, went from a size 16 to nearly an 8. But after so much peer pressure I started putting the weight back on to please others and can't seem to get into the swing of things again :(
    I personally think you look amazing and healthy!
    Have a great new year lovely!
    Sophie
    x

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  4. Gorgeous dress, your waist looks so tiny in it!! I know what you mean about family trying to force feed you, I just naturally take smaller portions than everyone else. There's nothing wrong!

    Happy New Year!

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  5. I love this dress, I could imagine it would be great for halloween too.
    Happy new year xxx

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  6. That dress is lovely, the colours are really good. I'm so impressed that you just up and alter stuff to fit, I need to learn that skill.
    Sorry to hear about the vile people, I have vile people in my family too but they are not invited to my home so that solves that problem ;0)
    Kandi x

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  7. Aaah this dress is so beautiful, what a find! Ok now keep finding excuses to wear it, it's too pretty for just once a year! :)

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  8. That dress is gorgeous and you look fab in it :) What a stylish Christmas Day outfit and an absolute steal at 5.99!! Happy New Year! Jen x

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  9. LOVE that dress Char, you find the best stuff x

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  10. love your dress, it looks lovely on you. We all know the effort you're putting into your healthy regime, don't be put off. You are looking gorgeous x.

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  11. Love this dress so much! It looks fab on you xxx

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  12. That dress looks wonderful on you and the navy cardi is so cute over the top of it!
    Z xx

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