Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Mum's the word...

Ever since I was very young, my mum has dressed well and as I have grown up, there are certain pieces that I have just had to snaffle off her. This coat is a case in point, I had been eyeing it up for ages and when she said she was going to get rid of it, I practically snatched it out of her hands! 

Dress: vintage Laura Ashley (stolen from Mum),  coat: Dannimac (stolen from Mum), belt:  vintage Laura Ashley, boots: Carvela via John Lewis, bag: Fiorelli (gift) 
I wasn't entirely sure about pairing the coat with this dress but it was so cold and the flared shapes of my macs just looked wrong with the length of the dress. Plus, when I get something new to wear I put it on immediately!  


Sleeves and a rather fantastic daisy print = dress love! This dress is another piece I stole from my mum's wardrobe, I loved the print and the length is perfect for the colder weather,  long enough to keep my ankles warm but short enough for the hem not to drag in the mud and grime that accompanies the rain at this time of year... 


A preview of my rather fantastic boots. I bought these the other week from John Lewis and I have barely taken them off. They are so comfy and perfect for the Autumn with a chunky heel and most importantly, grippy soles! No more falling over on slippy leaves for me! 

Do you steal clothes from your mum's wardrobe? How do you prepare for the Autumn weather? 
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18 comments

Danni said...

:O I looove this outfit! The dress/boot combo is making me drool. You know how attractive THAT is. x

Helen said...

I've never stole clothes from my Mum's wardrobe because we have completely opposite taste and she usually just wears 'mum' jeans and a per una top or something haha. She tries to steal things of mine though, mostly my bags and shoes. We both have similar Cath kidston bags after she kept trying to use mine so I bought her one haha.

ScienceGeek said...

Love this outfit! Go Mum! :D xx

Caroline said...

Lovely outfit, and such a gorgeous coat, what great style your mum has too! I sometimes borrow my mums bags, she always get's ones I like too, which is great meaning I can use them! x

Hayley said...

I love that dress so much! Your mom has great style! :) x

LilyLipstick said...

Love the dress! I love finding hidden gems in my mum's wardrobe that I can steal. x

Lizzy Lips said...

You're mum, like my mum, is clearly a very stylish woman.

Lizzy Lips said...

Eek bad grammar - YOUR not YOU'RE!

Sarah said...

You've got a great 40s style going on here :)

Sarah x

www.smallestsarah.blogspot.com

Gem said...

Maria, you always look amazing!!
Love this look x

Vintage Reflection said...

Love that dress, looks great with those boot! x

Alice, Pretty Confused said...

I love this outfit! I think the coat length is actually really nice with the skirt, it breaks up the outfit really well. I wish I could steal stuff from my mum's closet but we are totally different shapes but she does have some shoes I've got my eye on :) xo

Sherin said...

I don't steal clothes from my mum...but I've taken ALL her pretty jewellery, hehe. I love that coat. I can see why you'd want it. It's lovely and looks great paired with the dress.

dinoprincesschar said...

love the dress in particular!
i remember my mum wearing pretty much nothing but laura ashley when i was rly little, i think that must be where i get my love of the brand from..i have stolen various of her (now vintage) LA dresses from her wardrobes - we are about the same size in shoes as well, so we used to share those too when i lived at home! :)

Becca said...

Maria that dress is lovely
and the boots, what can i say!? love them!
Becca x

Harriet said...

I love this - and yes, I definitely have an eye on a few pieces in my mum's wardrobe!

We aren't the same size - but jewellery, handbags, scarves, hats and coats are all definitely stealable!

ella belle said...

gorgeous dress, you are so lucky your mum had it in her wardrobe. also love those shoes again xx

dannithegirl said...

What a beautiful dress! I love it. Great coat-stealing too!

x

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