Outfit Post: Polkadot Addict

My oh my it has been awhile since I’ve done one of these. Over a year to be precise. Considering this used to be one of my main features way back when I begun this blog, it’s funny how things change. It’s been a bit of a rough year for my wardrobe and I don’t really shop as much as I used to so it feels like I’ve just been wearing the same thing over and over again the last few years. But I hope to do some more of these – re-working old clothes into new outfits so wish me luck!

Btw, thanks to my lovely fiancé Topher for taking these photos. You actually did a pretty good job considering you’re usually the one with his thumb over the lens. We’ll make an Instagram husband out of you yet, mwhahahaha.
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Dress – ASOS, Cardigan, Necklace and belt – New Look, Bag – Accessorize, Tights and Boots – Primark

This dress is an old faithful that I got for £11 in the sale at ASOS a few years ago. Of course being an individual who rocks a lot of polkadots, it’s still one of my favourites. I’m actually wearing it backwards in these photos. The real front is a round neck which isn’t as flattering for my shape so I just cut out the label and wear it backwards. And speaking of old faithfuls, this New Look cardigan is my best friend. Its my third one (first one I accidentally left on a train and the second one I lost weight and shrunk out of) and it comes in all different colours. So versatile!
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I still love this camera bag from Accessorize even though it’s not exactly practical. I prefer a larger bag but this time I actually managed to fit my purse phone and keys in there so that was an achievement! My purse isn’t exactly small.
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Primark has actually impressed me with it’s footwear these last few months. In need of some boots to go with my Darth Vader costume for Halloween I set off to Primark to find something cheap. Well these weren’t exactly cheap for £18 I think it was but wow they have definitely earned their keep. I have worn them to death this winter as they are pretty much the only waterproof shoes I own at the moment. My River Island lovelies bit the dust and my brown knee highs I got from Office about 5 years ago finally died. Definitely invest with shoes so they last!
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What are your old faithfuls in your wardrobe?

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