Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Inspired by the Gucci geek...

Whenever I wear this dress, I tend to steer clear of anything too pretty and go for something a little less precious. Looking at these pictures, this outfit was clearly inspired by the 'Gucci geek', especially with the addition of this camel coat! I love the oversized, slightly androgynous shape and the longer length makes it perfect for my chilly walks to work. When I posted my Instagram picture of this outfit, people were concerned that I was out with bare arms but trust me, this was just out of shot haha!

Coat:H&M (gift from Mark), dress: New Look, tights: John Lewis, shoes: Clarks x Orla Kiely
I would usually pair this gorgeous tapestry print with rich jewel tones but I went for plain black in the end as it looked a bit less fussy. I really love this A-line shape and a nipped in waist is always the most flattering look on me!


I have been wearing this Nars lipstick a lot recently and it is such a fun colour. I was tempted to go for a more muted berry tone but the splash of pink (hopefully!) helped to stop this from looking too fusty. You can get a slightly better look at my glasses here too: I opted for a slightly less statement pair this time round and I really love the tortoiseshell frames, Marc Jacobs has done it again!  


These velvety soft tights have barely left my legs recently, they are so soft and keep me nice and toasty. They are well worth investing in if you want a luxury feel without spending a fortune. These Orla Kiely shoes are one of my favourite pairs and the chunky heel made me feel unstoppable- just what you need when your to-do list won't stop growing!


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4 comments

Emma Corbin-Mckenzie said...

love this. am currently watching an item on eBay very similar to this coat. can wear it with most things x

The Style Rawr said...

This dress is sooo cute and fits like a dream. I'm always inspired by the Valentino shows!

T x

Lily Lipstick said...

I love the dress! Hope you weren't too freezing taking the photos for this! x

Sherin said...

What a beautiful dress. I really like the print on it. It's bold but still so wearable for everyday.

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