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Sunday, 26 February 2012

OOTD One Dress, Two Styles - How I wore it.

Ello my lovelies!

I am back, illness free and this post has been a long time coming! I have literally only been back in clothes and pyjama free since about Wednesday of last week as I have spent pretty much the past fortnight laid up with shingles and flu, (thrilling!).

I am a little bit annoyed with myself as over this past weekend I have worn loads of different outfits which I have really wanted to show you but I am rubbish at getting pictures taken. I hate asking people to snap me as I get really embarassed, spesh if I'm asking my mom as she is so over critical of the way I look, I just can't relax in front of the camera when she is in control! Thus meaning that 90% of the time, you will have to just tolerate pics taken in front of a mirror with my Iphone, I'm no David Bailey, apologies!

However, I did promise Claire that I would take part in a little blog collaberation with her as we both threw our money at the same New Look Inspire dress again recently. Check out Claires cute look here! This is fast becoming a regular occurance. New Look Inspire is really churning out some great must have pieces for us plus sizers and although I am aware it is definitely not the favourite of many, it is a fave shopping haunt for moi!

We both primped for the Peach Daisy Lace Dress for a very reasonable £26.99 and wanted to see how we would both wear it.I ordered mine in a size 26 and it fits perfectly, I have said on many occassions I am definitely over and above a size 26, more a 28-30 but I can regularly get away with New Look Inspire pieces in certain fabrics and cuts, this is a cut that works well for me and whenever Inspire brings out these sorts of dresses I pick them up instantly as I know I'm rarely going to be disappointed!

Anyway, here is how I wore mine for a wander around town this afternoon....



Peach Daisy Lace Dress - £26.99 New Look Inspire
Denim Shirt - New Look Inspire (few seasons old)
Multi-coloured Scarf - H&M (few seasons old)
Owl Pocket Watch Pendant - £4.00 Primark
Diamante Bow Flats - Primark (a while ago)
Leggings - £8.00 Rogers & Rogers @ Matalan


A bit like how the Swallow Print Dress made its rounds around the plus size blogosphere I don't doubt that this one will pop up a few more times yet too! How will you wear yours ladies?!

Big love
xoxoxox

14 comments:

  1. Oh wow! I love how you wore yours! So much better than the way I did it! Glad you're feeling better my lovely.

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  2. You look so great!! Love how you styled it!! Glad you're feeling a bit better x x

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  3. Such a pretty colour! I love that necklace too, looks much more expensive than Primark!

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  4. Such a lovely dress on you, I saw it on the site but wasn't impressed but now am reconsidering based on how you look. I think we're similar sizes so I always get a good idea of how I'll look from your blog.

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  5. I really like the color of this dress and your necklace is so cute and quirky

    www.deejayspeaks.blogspot.com

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  6. I LOVE how you have styled the dress with other pastel shades with a few black pieces. Very pretty indeed, now I want this dress even more!

    Hanna xx
    http://thewardrobechallenge.wordpress.com

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  7. Very pretty on you, never fancied it on website but now reconsidering!

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  8. You look lovely!
    I do love that dress, have it myself :)
    New Look is really great atm!
    xx

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  9. I was eyeing that dress up the other night and now I've seen how lovely it looks on you, it shall be mine! x

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  10. Awwww thanks guys! Am really flattered by all your lovely comments! I'm always rubbish at outfit posts! Lol I'm the same, I usually don't buy something now until I see it on a blogger, size 12 'plus size' models do nothing for me! I'm glad we can all share these things!

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  11. you look great! love the way the scarf pulls together the shirt and dress. Glad you are feeling better now.

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  12. I love that outfit, pairing peachy colors with light denim always looks awesome I think! And you look really lovely in this combination!

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  13. What a darling outfit!
    You look so cute and...sparkly! ^^
    Love the dress. <3
    MMxoxo

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  14. Really, really love the way you've styled this dress....I'd imagined that it would be a really good basic piece to dress up, and you've done your usual brilliant job of showing us how its done!

    That being said, I tried it on in my local branch, and it really didnt suit me....boohiss!

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