Monday, 25 May 2015

1980s style leopard print...

Yes, the leopard print curse strikes again! I found this gorgeous leopard print dress on the sale rail in my local Tesco (always a lethal place to look!) and I fell in love. The combination of batwing sleeves and the print felt very 1980s to me and the fact that it was a mere £6 (!) sealed the deal; it has to be one of the most flattering dresses in my work wardrobe. I think you can see how happy I was here and I felt really sassy in this outfit. The dress is made out of a really thick jersey that is super flattering and also meant that I didn't need a cardigan or jacket which is always a winner in my book. There's nothing worse than having to carry a jacket around, especially when you don't need it after first thing in the morning. Batwing sleeves can be a real pain to wear and that much material can be overwhelming but they are super fun and I really love them... I am always super impressed with Tesco, some of my favourite ever dresses have come from there!

Dress: Tesco, shoes: c/o George at ASDA
I straightened my hair because it was absolutely huge when I woke up and a sleeker look meant that it wasn't competing with the print on my dress. I don't tend to go for nude toned lipsticks but this rosy brown colour was the perfect shade to make me feel pulled together without needing much effort. 


I love a nipped in waist and this D-ring belt helps to define mine. I bought Essie Ballet Slippers in a duo set with Spin the Bottle a while ago and although it is pretty pale on me, with a few coats it makes my nails look super sophisticated. 


I was originally going to wear my beloved rose gold heels with this dress but they made it look a bit too 'done' for a Friday at work. I went for this chunkier heel instead which gave me the height without feeling too dressed up.


Are you a fan of supermarket clothing? Which clothes put a spring in your step?
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5 comments

Lily Lipstick said...

Love this dress - what a bargain! x
LilyLipstick

Sherin said...

Such a gorgeous dress. Really love the print on it, and the subtle colours coming out.

The Style Rawr said...

This dress looks so expensive! It has such a beautiful fit.

Tara x

Emerald Dove said...

That dress is so flattering and what a bargain! Great find. :)
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tendensara said...

Tesco are always good if you dig deep enough maria and you cant beat a bit of 80s chic for 6pounds.oh and the dress on you looks fab x

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