Saturday, 19 March 2011

What I Wore!

Dress - River Island
Cardigan - Primark
Clutch - Next

Although it was ages ago, I remember buying this dress so well. I lusted after it when it was full price, but couldn't justify spending £35 on it. Months later I noticed a girl trying this on in the changing rooms, bickering with her mum about whether to buy it or not, what she'd wear with it and whatnot. It looked absolutely fantastic on her and had a massive 'sale- £15' tag hanging from the back of it. I usually tell people if they look great when they seem unsure, but this time I kept shtum. In the end she plonked it down and stormed out of the shop, saying she'd come back and get it if she couldn't find anything else suitable. Well, I picked it up and pretty much ran to the till. I felt so guilty but insanely happy that i'd waited, and got it for less than half price! 

I went out with some old work colleagues from the hospital last night. It was intended to be a band 5 Physiotherapists night out, but myself and a couple of Occupational Therapist friends kind of gatecrashed! It was nice to see everyone again, and I'm sure I'll be seeing them loads again in the future, especially when I'm qualified. I didn't know everyone, but I absolutely love the refreshment of meeting new people, and it turns out that these people had just graduated from the University I'm at now! 

They're a pretty relaxed bunch so I was quizzing over what to wear for a while. In the process, I discovered that I can fit into my little black dress again (its been over a year since I could), so I'm saving that for my birthday 'drinks' in a few weeks.

Earrings and necklace (doubled over) both from River Island.
Lipstick - Mac Bombshell
(I really wish that I had a better camera that showed up my make up better)!

Having a good weekend? 

S xx

p.s don't forget to enter my giveaway if you haven't already, last date for entries is Tuesday!



  1. I love the dress and what a bargain!

  2. ahahahah awesome story. you look great in it, so well deserved! haha
    i like your blog. following now :)
    Hattitude Artistic Style Blog

  3. i love that dress! looks great on you :)

  4. Ha ha I would of done the same looks fabulous on you love the print and shape. Looks like you a had a great night xoxo

  5. amazing dress!
    im so jealous :') xxx

  6. Such a pretty dress!
    would love for you to check out my blog and maybe follow!?

  7. that dress is sooo pretty!xxx

  8. Love that dress! I think there's someone on TSUK selling it at the moment and I'm always so tempted to buy it! xx

  9. The dress is lovely! Very vintage-y!x

  10. lovely outfit and photos!! i adore your dress <3

  11. Charlene: I keep seeing that too, definitely go for it :D

  12. cute dress!

    check out my blog
    and follow me on twitter @zebraandmeerkat x

  13. Your blog is realy great!

  14. That dress is so pretty =) And great story haha!! I think I would have done the same =D You look so pretty in it!
    Following you now =)

  15. love your dress you look soo cute in it!

    loving the print on it too :p cc

  16. oooh, your evil! haha!
    But I do love the dress, it looks great on you too!
    And great blog, and great posts!
    I'd love to follow each other!
    I'm following now...


  17. I love your pretty dress!!

    KF x

  18. Hahaha good work on the 'theft' you look amazing and the dress is lush :)

    R x

  19. That is a lovely dress - I'm a sucker for floral prints. And how lucky that you were there to snap it up in the sale!

  20. back againnnnn
    guess who's back, back again cheyenne's back, tell all friends (8)
    yeah that was my remix to Eminem. BEG. LOL

    Anon's are stupid :|
    I don't know why they even bother wasting their finger muscles typing, it's pretty sadpahahaha oh well, take no notice of them - their crap ! :) x

  21. love this dress its so cute! x

  22. I laughed at your story of how you got your dress, sometimes you have to be ruthless to get what you want I suppose. I probably would have done the same thing.

  23. I think I would have done the exact same thing if I was you in the pretty bargain dress situation. It certainly went to a better home, it looks looovely on you :)

    This is the link to the pants on ASOS, they're only £17.50 now BARGAIN!!! (but slightly gutting for me who paid full price haha)



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