Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Take me to the Emerald City

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Dress* - Traffic People
Boots - eBay
Lipstick - MAC Cherry lip pencil

Two outfit posts in as many days - oh you lucky people! I had hoped to be wearing this gorgeous green dress with my freshly dyed copper-red hair but due to a few unforeseen circumstances last week, my hair is still very much blonde. We all know that reds and emeralds go together like bread and butter so I compensated with a pop of MAC's Cherry lip pencil. This dots and flowers silk dress from Traffic People is absolutely stunning. I love the ruched waist and contrasting dandelion and spot patterns, not forgetting the billowing sleeves and beautiful colour. It comes with a cotton slip to wear underneath to save your modesty and is also available in a pretty cream colour if this one doesn't make you green with envy.

I decided to swap bags for the day and take my new animal print satchel out for a spin. If you are after a fun satchel to use this AW, then definitely pay a visit to Brand Village who are literally brimming full of bags in all shapes and sizes. I am never one to shy away from a spot of animal print and its punchy purple colour makes it a must-have for this season. The satchel also comes with a detachable strap for those studious types who want to sling it on their shoulder and pedal off! Ideal.

Oh and look...those boots are making an appearance, yet again! :)

25 comments:

Carys - Beautiful dreams x said...

This dress looks stunning on you , i love the print on it :)

Beautiful Dreams

Roisin Elizabeth Keats said...

I love the colours on this outfit! The green with the purple is gorgeous <3

Eda. said...

The colour of that dress is beautiful on you and looks delightful with the cherry red lippy! Also the bag and boots are fabulous - I think Brand Village is a fantastic site!

Eda ♥

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Felicity said...

Love the dress! I like that it has a cotton slip too - I hate buying a nice dress that has a horrible polyester slip, they're so uncomfortable! x
that-bird.blogspot.co.uk

Kelian. said...

I am totally loving your dress! So pretty!

Hola Bambi said...

Sooooo gorgeous! Xxx

charissa said...

The dress is absolutely fab, I think the shade of the green goes so well with the gold on the boots, compliments each other so well :)
xx

www.charissarae.blogspot.co.uk

Kirsty-Anne said...

The colour of the dress looks so good on you! I waaaaant. Great post :-)

Kirsty-Anne x
5feet10 Beauty Blog

pinja said...

Hey! That dress is really pretty!:) I made a beautyblog a couple of days ago. I write about nailart, hair and makeup. If your'e interested go and check it out!:)
www.theonewiththebeauty.blogspot.com

Coco said...

You look so pretty, I love that bag!

Daisycakes said...

Your skin looks so beautiful and glowy!xx

Emma K said...

That dress is just perfect! You look beautiful :- )

Xx. Emma @ ever--so.blogspot.co.uk

Laura said...

Absolutely LOVE this dress and the bag, they look even more amazing worn together!

Caroline said...

Beautiful as ever!
Love the contrast of the dress and the satchel.. Both are such lovely colours.
A trip to brand village may be in order.. *googles away..*
Caroline.x

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Katherine Baker said...

you look gorgeous! love the lipststick :)

burgundybeauty.blogspot.co.uk

xx

City Girl's Fashion Box said...

What a beautiful dress! Love the red lip too x

Liv xo said...

Gorgeous dress and fab lip colour too - love MAC cherry lip liner!

What highlighter/cheek product are you wearing?

Liv x

www.twentiesfemalebristol.blogspot.com/

jennie said...

That dress is amazing, it looks so perfect on you <3

Jennie xo | sailorjennie.com

amymcculloch said...

And now I must add that lip pencil to my Christmas wishlist, it's gorgeous! Love the outfit!

HeartsAndCrosses said...

Those boots are gorgeous,so is that dress you look great!

http://alittlebitunique.blogspot.co.uk/

x

Ashley said...

Absolutely love the lip color. I've been on a red kick lately. Pretty sure I need this in my life now!! xx

Kenderasia said...

You look great!

Kat - ClickandMakeUp said...

Great colour combo, green is gorgeous on you. I can't believe you're going back to red hair! Eeek! I am going Little Mermaid red once my blonde bits grow out x

RoseLibertine said...

Love your outfit, that colour looks amazing on you!

xx Rose


http://rose-libertine.blogspot.com/

Milly said...

@liv xo - I was wearing Sleek's GLO cheek highlighter. Really nice to giving you a warm sheen.

Thank you all for your lovely comments x

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