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Tuesday, 28 January 2014

I want to be like a fairy princess..

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skirt: New Look
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'Home Sweet Home' blouse: Great Plains
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cardigan: New Look
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shoes: Irregular Choice
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Sometimes I'm not quite sure what makes me think a particular outfit combination is a good idea. Like, when I ordered this blouse I has thought I'd only wear it with shorts.

Then, I picked up this skirt in the New Look sale for all of a fiver (I don't think I'll ever be able to walk past a fairy skirt!) and had them in a pile of clothes "to be put away". Seeing them together made me think that perhaps they would work together. I tried to match the heels to the blouse and pick out the colour of the sun on the blouse with this long cardigan.

I think it sort of worked, although I did keep having to smooth down my skirt all day, as it had a tendency to try and smoosh out in horizontal fashion. I was reminded somewhat of my college days, where I'd wear mostly tulle net skirts or dresses, over various layers, which on one occasion led to the nickname Tinkerbell when I arrived at a guide camp straight from college. Given that it was a pirate theme camp, I didn't see anything wrong with it. In fact, that is still what I'm called by my Rangers.

6 comments:

  1. That skirt is perfect! I've been all about wearing oversized sweaters with fancier skirts/dresses like this lately. I think it makes winter a bit more tolerable...hehe.

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  2. Such a beautiful skirt! I love fairy skirts too, the nickname is amazing! Would love to see some throwback outfits to tulle skirt days, it sounds amazing xxx

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  3. The fairy skirt is adorable lol, I wouldnt have been able to walk past it either! As for what makes a good outfit, I feel like I'm constantly changing and remixing things in ways I never thought could work, its part of the fun. Cute look!
    Miche from Buttons and Birdcages

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  4. Ha ha!!! You are definitely a fairy dress type!x

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  5. aw, lovely skirt! Tinkerbell is such a lovely nickname x

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  6. I love the skirt! What a bargain! I think tulle skirts look fantastic dressed up or down, and I love how you've styled it here. Burgundy and cream is one of my most favourite winter colour combinations; it just works so well! x

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