|dress: laura ashley (vintage)*|
|necklace: eclectic eccentricity*|
I added the headband because I had about five minutes to make myself look sort-of-presentable as I actually had to leave the house to go for an impromptu dinner date. It was ludicrously sunny so I just threw on some gladiator sandals as I always figure they're like an ever-so-slightly-more-dressed-up option than flip flops..(ahh, the politics of shoes..!) I hoped the headband would focus attention away from my crazy mane of untamed hair, at the very least.
Topically, I've discovered it's Laura Ashley's 60th anniversary - I'm wondering whether to try and do a bit of a showcase of some of my LA dresses, as this one barely fitted into the Laura Ashley wardrobe when I came to put it away, which made me realise my collection had grown quite a bit over the past few years. If anyone is a facebook-er, I hear they are running a competition to celebrate their anniversary, which you can find here.