Friday, 23 August 2013

The Real Housewife of... Tewkesbury?

I don't exactly what it is about this outfit but it just feels a bit 'Real Housewives'- perhaps it's the combination of the low cut top and the high cut of the skirt?!  Luckily a black slip dress helped to make it a bit more work appropriate and it was actually super comfy too. I picked this wrap dress up from a charity shop but I will definitely be looking out for more to add to my wardrobe as the weather cools back down. Until I can afford a Diane von Fustenberg one, any ideas for where I can find some nice ones?

Dress: F&F from Tesco via charity shop, slip: Lipsy dress, tights: Tesco, shoes: Office, necklace: Accessorize
My atrocious attempt at bouncy Kate Middleton locks paired with peachy make-up helped to lift an otherwise dark outfit.  When Autumn starts to kick in though, I imagine a brown smoky eye would look nice (if only I could actually do anything with my make-up!)

Just look how low cut it is!

I have raved about Tesco tights before on the blog but I think it is well worth mentioning again, they are absolutely amazing and really opaque... I probably should have worn heels with this outfit but my feet just can't hack it recently so it's flats all the way!


Where can I buy more wrap dresses?

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10 comments

Lily Lipstick said...

I love this dress - great find! Banana Republic currently have an Issa collection with a couple of wrap dresses - very Kate Middleton-esque. x

Candycane said...

Cute print and your hair and makeup looks great too :D

Sal x

Amy said...

Do you live in Tewkesbury? My brother used to live there, I love it! xx

Rachel The Hat said...

i too have been looking for a good wrap dress and i had a tweet convo with Phase Eight the other day, they have some lovely ones!! this dress looks wonderful on you! the wrap style really really suits you. xx

Vicki said...

love the outfit honey! you look so elegant! :) xx

FAIIINT said...

I think your hair & makeup look lovely here Maria, so fresh & glossy! This style dress is really flattering on you too, and I must investigate these Tesco tights - I'm always looking for some nice quality cheap pairs as my dog is always ruining them! I must get through a pair a week!

Sarah said...

Tesco tights are amazing! Love this dress on you too :)
x

HighlandFling said...

Maria, you babe. That dress looks so great on you. Love the print and your bouncy curls? Come sort my hair out please?

Em x

Temporary:Secretary said...

I used to love wrap dresses, there used to be loads of it in the high street a few years ago and I filled my wardrobe with them! I sold a lot of my dresses on ebay when i moved back home from uni, so i don't have wrap dresses anymore but maybe I'll have a look in charity shops from now on! x

Stephanie said...

I love this dress, it really suits you :) x

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