Top 10 – Week 2

A bit belated, but here is my top 10 picks for this week.
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Outfit post: New Year’s Eve

I had a lovely chilled New Year’s Eve this year. Just hung out with the bf and our friend playing board games and Just Dance, watching the live Kasabian concert and eating mexican food. Even popped some Bucks Fizz at midnight (£2.29 in Sainsburys – bargain!) Here is what I wore:

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Dress: H&M – love this dress, it fits me perfectly!
Necklace: Etsy – can’t remember the exact shop
Belt: River Island (christmas present!)
Tights: Primark I think?
 
I did wear shoes – just took these pics before I put them on. They were my black suede lace up wedges from New Look. 

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Mmm, chilli!
 
How was your new years? Did you stay in or go out?
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Outfit post: Christmas Day!

Did everyone have a good Christmas? I did! Here is what I wore Christmas Day.
 

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I miss having a full length mirror. Wish this one would fit in my room back in Manchester.

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50p – Bargain!

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Hairband: Primark
Dress: New Look
Necklace: Accessorize
Ring: Accessorize
Tights: Primark
Shoes: New Look (random fact – they are called Past. I used to work on the shoe department up until a couple of months ago!)
Nails: Models Own – Juicy Jules
I love the print on this dress! And the sparklyness of my nail varnish appeals to my magpie within. I definitely recommend it – just be sure to give it at least a couple of coats. The necklace I originally saw on Charlene from Dainty Dresses. As soon as I saw it I had to have it. 
 
What did you wear?
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Old film fashions: An affair to remember

“A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building – but will it happen?” IMDB.
 

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Source: www.annyas.com
 
An affair to remember, a tragic love story starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr. I can’t believe I hadn’t seen this film up until a couple of years ago. I watched it again recently after buying it on dvd. It never fails to make me cry.
 
So since I love watching old films and looking at the different fashions. I have decided to do a feature on my favourite outfits from this film and find the modern alternatives. Here it goes:
 

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Source: www.swotti.com

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I love Kerr’s evening wear in this film. Lots of gorgeous drapery, ball gowns, diamonds and fur stoles. Shame I don’t really have a need for this type of clothing. Le sigh.

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Her coat looks so warm. It would have to be if you were dancing with Cary Grant out on the deck of a boat!

Topshop Tweed Coat

 
This Topshop coat has the essence of Kerr’s coat, only with a nipped in waist and a bow at the neck which makes it perfect in my eyes!

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The closest I could find to a peal bracelet but I think these are pretty cool.

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Source: www.slantmagazine.com
I think this is my favourite outfit in the film. Just so cute and pretty – ideal for the setting. 
 

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Blue shirt: Miss Selfridge, Sold out – was featured in Look magazine
 
Just a modern twist on old classics. Should I do another? What film should I do next?
 

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Funky tights make me smile

I give you another outfit post. With kinda bad pics. I did the best I could with the space available in my house share, giving that there are no full length mirrors (a crime!) and I would have fallen on my ass outside on the ice rink that is our street. Anyway, enough excuses, just take a look at what I wore to work:

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Oh yes, I’m still headless, bwahahaha.

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Unfortunately ripped a hole in these later on. I has a sad.

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My favourite work shoes. 
 
Dress: Dorothy Perkins, a bargainous £12 in the sale
Belt: Primark, 50p in sale
Tights: Accessorize, £4 in sale
Shoes: New Look £24.99 originally I think but I bought them while I worked there so 50% off. Huzzah!
 
I name this outfit, the bargain outfit!
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