Thursday, 4 October 2012

What I Wore // Swishy Motel dress




Dress - Motel
Belt - Asos
Shoes - H&M
Necklace - Matalan
Bracelet - Thomas Sabo

 Every so often its inevitable that we find something that makes us feel ridiculous. I mean, falling head over heels in love. With a dress. This is the dress that has, most recently, has me feeling somewhat giddy. This is the Motel Annali dress, and I'm sure you'll agree its suitably swishy! Despite falling for it as soon as I saw it online, I was at first reluctant to buy it - Most Motel dresses are body-con and a little short for someone who is 5'9" (that'd be me), so I steered clear, convincing myself that this dress would too, be far too short and would reveal far more of my dignity than I'd be willing to reveal! 

Of course, my heart ignored all sense and bought the dress anyway, (it would've been rude not to during the 50% sale)! And actually, its a gorgeous length and I find it flattering too! I think the fact that I was expecting to have to send it back makes me love it even more!
 What I love most about this dress is how easy it is to wear in a variety of ways. Here, I kept it relatively girly for a nice meal out with Dan, but I can't wait to toughen it up with some shoe boots, studs and a leather jacket!

What gorgeous items have got you feeling silly recently?

S xx

P.S You can get 20% off Motel with the code 'fridayisforever'



  1. Oh wow, that dress is stunning and you look beautiful! xo

  2. This dress is beautiful - it reminds me of a slightly pared down (more wearable!) version of Carrie Bradshaw in Paris season 6 when she had on the ballgown and gave the "I am someone who is looking for love" speech! <3

  3. Swish, swish! love that dress. You are so pretty! <3

    Lizzums x

  4. Great dress. I've seen it before and love it - if only I had somewhere to wear it!

  5. Ah I bet you're glad you bought it now, you look a dream! The colours are lovely but like you said it can be toughened too. Want!


  6. Beautiful, love the dress. The lace is so pretty and love the colour!

    Ellie | Misseblog xo

  7. Oh, wow, I'm in love with the top of the dress, so sexy!

  8. Lovely dress - such a gorgeous colour and love the lace detailing on the top!

    Sam x

  9. Oh my gosh WOW this is beautiful! I love the white and mint together, it's so pretty :) x

    1. ooh I love this, very delicate and girly x

  10. Looks gorgeous!

  11. Seeing this post has made me very excited for my motel delivery to arrive, this dress is one of a few I've ordered..I hope it looks as good on me as it does you!

    Your fellow street teamer, Maddie x

  12. This outfit is so cute! You look gorgeous Sarah :) I really like that necklace and the motel dress is so pretty

    Robyn Mayday

  13. Such a gorgeous dress :) and I love the belt - really fun! x


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