Monday, 30 September 2013

hard luck, you've been trying to tame..

dress: anthropologie
handbag: vintage
brooch: craftevan
shoes: irregular choice
With an unexpected visit from some of my lovely friends, and an unexpected blast of sunshine yesterday, I decided to give this new dress it's first outing. When the summer sales were on at the end of the season, I picked up a few day dresses, and I thought it was going to have to wait until next summer to get  a chance to wear them. I tend to stick to the likes of New Look, Primark and Topshop when I shop for dresses and don't usually browse the wares of what I'd consider the more designer end of the high street spectrum. I've got to admit that I don't own that many designer dresses, but I couldn't resist this Anthropologie one when I saw it in the sale for a fraction of it's original cost. I love it's bright egg yolk yellow colour, it's polka dot print and the crochet detail at the back.

I teamed it with my new Irregular Choice panda print Can't Touch This heels, as I knew they'd be nice and comfortable for the walk into town. I grabbed my new Craftevan brooch and a vintage handbag to throw my house keys and my purse into and off I trotted to meet them for a coffee.

I then spent the rest of the afternoon making the most of the sunshine, wandered around some of the shops to find my sister a birthday present, and then spent a couple of hours or so at the allotment, trying to get things in order before the weather turns with the change of season. Obviously I changed first.


  1. This is such a lovely dress and it suits you so well! Love the back of it! xx

  2. Gorgeous, gorgeous dress! You look lovely in yellow.

  3. I love your dress and shoes very bright and summery

  4. The most beautiful dress I've seen, gorgeous! <3

    Jennie xo |

  5. Such a beautiful dress Char!

  6. gorgeous, you look lovely in yellow x

  7. Absolutely stunning, Char. Yellow AND with crochet detail? That's my dream dress for sure! xx

  8. That dress is AMAZING! It's so cheerful and summery; there's just something about yellow clothes that I adore, especially when they're polka dotted! Love your shoes, too :)

  9. What a gorgeous bright dress Char, it looks a treat on you x

  10. thanks for the msg hun... ive been here for 4days!!! its mad, i already think of it as home :p

  11. I LOVE this dress!! Yellow is my favourite colour, I wouldnt have been able to pass up this dress either. Glad you are getting to enjoy some last sunny days :)

  12. Wow what a stunning dress! I love Anthropologie, but can never justify things from there. I didn't even know they did sales so will take a look at their website ;)

  13. I should've got those shoes but couldn't afford them at the time, regretted it ever since. I love that the panda is almost hidden among the floral print. The whole outfit is lovely.