It’s such nice weather today! So sunny and warm… To be honest, I don’t really know if it’s nice weather: this post was written yesterday. It’s predicted to be nice and sunny though, so I’m being optimistic.
Yay, the BAFTAs are tonight! And I’ll be there live tweeting the entire thing. For the past week I’ve been looking at evening gowns and looks, trying to prepare for tonight. I’m super happy with the dress I got (see it here); it’s so pretty and flowey!
It doesn’t stop me though from dreaming about designer dresses: if I had an unlimited budget, what dress would I get? I found these 6 dresses from Valentino, Reem Acra and Ellie Saab, which all look awesome. I’d so love to wear any one of these. My favourite one is the red Valentino, followed by the light purple Reem Acra. Which one would you wear?
I’m curious to see if any of the celebrities choose “my” dresses… they are all so gorgeous and I can come up with a number of actors that will look awesome in them!
I’m still super
nervous and stressed excited and happy that I’m going to the BAFTAs! It’s my first black tie event though, so there wasn’t anything in my wardrobe that seemed suitable for it. Solution: shopping trip! After trying on a ton of dresses and asking Twitter followers for their opinion, I finally found this awesome purple dress from Coast:
I love it! The top part looks so elegant and fits perfectly, while the skirt has three layers and is just beautiful, soft and flowy. And the purple colour makes it stand out!
The only thing I’m a bit worried about is the length; I’m already wearing high heels in that photo and I’m scared it might be dragging a bit too much on the floor. I don’t have time though to get it altered, so I guess I’ll just have to live with it and have my fingers crossed that I don’t blunder, trip and make a fool of myself.
Here’s how the dress looks on a proper model (see how long the dress is in that photo?):
Despite the length, I’m so happy I found this dress. I’ve got a pair of champagne coloured heels and a champagne coloured clutch that I think wil go nicely with it. Now I still need to decide on jewellery, hair and makeup. I think I have a couple of necklaces that could work with that neckline, otherwise I’ve got a pair of shiny earrings. My hair is thick and sleek and usually tricky to work with, so I think I need to wear it down. For makeup I think a champagne/purple smokey eye might work and a my-lips-but-better lipstick…
What do you think of the dress? Any tips or suggestions for hair and makeup?
I love the combination of black and yellow. It might be a little bit too bumblebee if done wrong, but when done right I think it can look awesome. I love this dress from Karen Millen combining yellow, black and white (£110):
Another new dress from Karen Millen is this black and white pencil dress (£175):
Don’t you think that would look great with a pair of bright yellow pumps?
I don’t think I’ve ever done an eye exam with this type of tree chart (they always use slides with rows of 4 letters at my optician), but I still love these tights from Nylon Journal. They’re $27 and come in black on white or white on black.
Their barcode tights are also quite geeky, but I wonder how many people would try to “scan” you if you’d wear these ($24):
The last pair that I really like are these New York subway tights ($44):
I just wish they’d be for the London Underground! Hmmmm, I wonder if those maybe exist already? *goes off to google* Pillows, yes. Aprons, yes. Quilt, yes. But no tights it seems…
I normally don’t like floral patterns, but today’s dress has one that is abstract enough for me to really like it. I love the elegant cut of the dress and the painted feel of the flowers. You can get it for £65 at Joy.
Monochrome Cat Print Cowl Neck Dress. That’s quite a handful to say. I’m still looking for a nice wintery dress and this cat print is so adorable!
It’s available at New Look for £25.
It’s snowing! Sort of. London hasn’t been hit yet, but it’s started to snow where my parents live… So we can expect snow any minute now, right? I love it when it snows; it’s another of those signs that Christmas Is Coming!
In a snowy Winter Wonderland every girl needs a proper Winter Wonderland dress! This dress from Modcloth is aptly named It’s A Wonderland Life. I love the snowy cabin print; it’s so different than most dresses I’ve seen out there this winter. It’s currently out of stock, but normally would be $155.99.
What do you think of the dress? Have you seen other snowy winter dresses anywhere? Let me know in the comments
I still love writing in old-school notebooks; there’s just something about them that makes me organize my thoughts and ideas much better than when I’m just typing on a computer. I mustn’t be the only, right? Who else out there still loves notebooks?
Now how better to show off your love of notebooks than with these adorable knee highs? They’re $18 on Sock Dreams:
Sock Dreams also has two other pairs of knee highs that are quite geeky. The first is this cute pair of Pencil knee highs ($18):
The second are these knee highs with Van Gogh’s Starry Night ($8 but sadly currently out of stock):
I love everything about this dress from Louche. The funnel neck and slightly flared skirt looks trendy and pretty, the criss-cross pattern is not your standard type of pattern, and the colour combination of dark green and black is gorgeous. It’s definitely a dress that will make you stand out!
It’s available in the JOY store for £59:
I’d pair it with a cute black cardigan or a black long sleeved top, red shoes and a red hair band. What would you wear this dress with?