Daily outfit 8/7/2013

I sure did get a lot of new clothes for my birthday this year!  So much so that I’ve had to do a huge clean-out in order to fit everything in.  This dress was a gift from my parents, and I considered saving it until summer to wear it for the first time.  Then I realised that I just couldn’t wait that long, so I threw on some tights and a cardi and just rocked it.

DSCF8554I am wearing:

-Mink Pink dress

– Turquoise cardigan from Cotton On

– Black tights from Razzamatazz

– Leopard print loafers from Target

– Blue beaded necklace (thrifted)

– White beaded necklace (thrifted)

– Brown resin ring (thrifted)

– Fleur du lis ring from Diva

– Amethyst ring

– Signet ring (gift from my dad)

– Silver charm bracelet which used to belong to my auntie.

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I wore this outfit to do some blogging and crafting, eat pizza and go to the movies with Ross.

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My mother pestered me for ages to try this dress on.  I’d owned it for more than two weeks before I got around to doing it.  It’s mainly because it’s so chilly here at the moment, and I’m not going to take my clothes off unless I absolutely have to.  Once I did finally get around to wearing this, I realise that it was a perfect fit.  It hugs my curves in all the right places and the print is so much fun.  I can’t wait for the weather to warm up enough for me to wear it barelegged and without a cardi.

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I had planned on wearing this dress with gold jewellery, but then I decided that it might be more fun to layer on some beads.  I really like the way that it looks.

DSCF8557Makeup-wise, I went for a slightly winged eye and a coral lip to compliment the shades in the dress.  I had originally planned to wear my hair up in a big top-knot, but I decided against it because:

a. I’ve worn my hair that way three times this week.

b. If I wore all my hair piled up on my head, the poor person sitting behind me at the movies wouldn’t be able to see a thing.

So I opted for Frida braids instead.

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