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Wednesday, 1 October 2014

River of swan, cool your nerves..

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Coat: Mis-Behave Vintage (?)
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Swan Print Dress: Topshop
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Clutch Bag: Choies*

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Sandals: Irregular Choice
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I'm not really a fan of these photos. I was feeling under the weather, my face was a mess, my hair was a mess, it had been a reeeeally long and stressful day, and just generally meh. But I like the dress and I love the coat, so here they are.

I don't know where the coat is from originally, or in fact how I came across it whilst searching for something else entirely, but I picked it up from eBay and the tags say Mis-behave Vintage, which I *think* might have been a Peacocks range at some point. The collar and cuffs and buttons are velvet and it's colour made me smile on a fairly dull and cold day last week. It reminds me a little of a coat I had as a kid.

The swan print dress is a Topshop one from 2012. I overlooked it at the time, but picked it up for a couple of pounds recently. It's quite short, as seems to be Topshop's way, but the print is cute and I figured it would be OK with these lower heeled sandals.

The sandals themselves remind me of that Christmassy book and cartoon, The Snowman - they make me think of one of the dancing snow ladies at the party. And the bag is still a favourite!

14 comments:

  1. You clutch is fabulous, as soon as i saw it Alice popped into my mind!

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    1. Ooh, yes, I guess it is rather Alice!

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  2. Cute outfit! Love your pink bike! x

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    1. Thanks - it's a Pashley. I should let it out more often than I do lately, though!

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  3. This is an ace outfit, you look really cute!

    Maria xxx

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    1. It was such a random find but I love it.

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  5. I'm sure there were Topshop wedges in swan print at the time too...they might have been black though. Gorgeous dress and that coat does remind me of a little kids one, it's lovely.

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    1. Yep, I have those! I sort of can't wait to be able to wear them again at the end of the IC challenge!

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  6. Beautiful, beautiful coat. Love it!
    And the dress is rather lovely too.
    You might of felt 'meh', but you looked fab! (those l-o-n-g legs!)
    Zxx

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    1. Thank you, it reminds me of a coat I had when I was little, which I think is why I liek it so much!

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  7. It's a great bag and I had a similar coat too :)

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