Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Feeling like Kim Kardashian...

I have spent a lot of time recently watching Keeping up with the Kardashians (no shame for my trashy TV habit!) and I think my obsession with their polished lives is filtering into my wardrobe. This outfit felt very Kim K to me (only without her awesome make-up skills!) and although my outing to the the International Centre for Birds of Prey was decidedly less glamourous, this outfit was super cosy and I felt amazing in it. Thanks to my diabetes I am always really self-conscious about my tummy so would usually avoid anything quite so bodycon but this is such a soft dress that it was impossible to resist, Monki struck lucky again! This faux fur gilet is one of my favourite pieces in my wardrobe, it is just perfect for making even the most casual outfit look dressed up. Purple and faux fur seem to be a bit of a recurring theme in my wardrobe, although this version is distinctly less chilly looking ;)  I'm not 100% sure why, but I felt unstoppable in this outfit, I do love how transformative clothes can be!

Dress: Monki, gilet: from a charity shop, shoes: Office
Unfortunately my lipstick had rubbed off by the time we took these pictures (although you can see it better on Instagram) but just imagine a gorgeous dark purple-y berry lip! ;) The long sleeves on this dress would have been a complete no no for me in the past as I was always far too warm and got sweaty (TMI I know) but Driclor has opened up a whole new world of clothes for me and I can't recommend it enough! I think the reviews speak for themselves but honestly, if you get self-conscious about sweating, this is the product for you and it is so freeing to have that confidence..


Flat shoes are the only option when you are on your feet all day and this nude pair came to the rescue once again. I would have preferred a slight heel but until I manage to replace these ASDA shoes, I am stuck with this pair... 


Are you a Kardashians fan? How do you stay confident?
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5 comments

Winnie said...

I love how you experiment with lip colours. I tend to stick with cherry red and pinky-red colours. I love the outfit too Maria! I don't really watch the Kardashians much but I can't help but notice the latest gossip - which is always fun to read but I must admit that when my sisters watch the show, sometimes I get sucked in!

Sherin said...

Very pretty look. I'm so cold all the time, but I'm a bit inspired to wear a dress now. I also really love the colour of your dress.

Matthew Pike said...

As long as you feel confident you're all set!

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Michelle / Daisybutter said...

Maria, I adore that faux fur gilet! Although I can't help but feel chilly looking at the non-coat situation, heh. I've never seen Keeping Up With The Kardashians but I'm honestly so intrigued, I might have to accidentally put it on while I have some down time at home! xx

katymitten said...

WELL WELL MARIA, AREN'T YOU THE SASSY GIRL!!
You know what, in my eyes you're BETTER than Kim K and you look amazing! That colour suits you too. Bravo to Monki. Also, I'm fairly certain that you weren't the hottest and most glamorous one at the centre for birds pf prey. FACT x

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