Thursday, 5 January 2017

Cocktails and Presents..

Odette Dress: Joanie Clothing // Curtain Call heels: Irregular Choice
It's only the 5th, but already New Year's Eve feels like a really long time ago. On the other hand, I'm not sure I'm quite on top of which day it is yet. Eep. 

I have to admit, I wasn't really feeling in much of a party mood when it came to New Year. Feeling pretty down, I was very tempted to just hibernate in my duvet fort with a movie and my knitting, but in the end I was persuaded to head to a friend's party. 

I knew what I was going to wear, if I was brave enough to go out. This cocktail print Odette dress was one of the first things I ordered from Joanie Clothing, which has fast become one of my absolute favourite websites. (It's currently in the sale for just £15 if you're wanting one!) The print is just perfect for parties and I love the scalloped neckline. 

Present Bag: Joanie Clothing 

The other thing I'd been saving for a special occasion was this gift box bag - Also from Joanie Clothing and currently on sale(!), it's got a detachable chain handle, and closes with a secure popper. It's a decent size for all of the party essentials (which in my mind are coin purse, keys, lipbalm and phone). I teamed them with my Irregular Choice Curtain Call heels.

It was probably the best idea to get out and I had a lovely evening with friends, even if I wasn't really feeling it. How did you see in the new year? 


  1. You look v pretty in it. I love those IC heels and I'm tempted to buy a pair...
    I spent New Year at the seaside an hour from Cape Town. We had an early evening at the beach then had a barbecue then watched a film and played games... except I was asleep on the sofa!!!!x

    1. That sounds like a lovely way to spend New Year.

  2. Sorry to hear you weren't feeling yourself and weren't well over Christmas and New Year, but it sounds like you had a lovely time nevertheless! I'm not big on New Year so we just stayed in and watched TV :D The dress is SO gorgeous, love the scalloped neckline. I haven't bought anything from Joanie Clothing yet but there's a lot that I love :)
    Sian xx

    1. I did have a nice time in the end, I just wasn't really feeling in a very party mood.

  3. So glad you had a good time. You looked fantastic.