Tuesday, April 16, 2013

What I Wore: The Birthday Edition

Dress, Zara // Collar Necklace, Ebay // Pyramid Stud Bracelet, Ebay // Shoes, Primark 

Afternoon lovelies, hope everyone is having a great week so far. 
I won't bore you with the details about my birthday again, but I did promise that I'd share the outfit I wore out for the evening's celebrations with you today, so here it is.
I picked up this lovely dress from Zara on Friday. It's so comfy, as it's actually made of a kind of jersey material, making it the perfect partner for a delicious meal out at a restaurant - there's nothing worse than wearing something made of a really rigid material and then eating lots, as it's just so uncomfortable! Anyway, I managed to avoid getting any kind of a food baby, and found the dress so comfy and flattering. It's been such a long time since I've treated myself to, or worn an LBD.
Accessories-wise, I went for a pair of black velvet peep-toes from Primark to give me a bit of height and dress things up a bit, and a collar necklace and bracelet I tracked down on Ebay (I love getting jewellery from Ebay, as you can find some really unique pieces).
On my nails, I chose a pop of colour in the form of Revlon Plum Seduction, which is such a gorgeous, vibrant colour and has a really glossy finish. Unfortunately though, I didn't get round to snapping them until they were already looking a little bit less than their best, but never mind - you get the idea.

So that is everything in the outfit department, keep an eye out for a video and post on some of the beauty goodies I received, which will probably be up tomorrow. That will be the last of the birthday-related posts though, so if you are tired of hearing about it then you should be good from Thursday onwards!

xx

18 comments:

  1. You look lovely Mel! I love the cut out detail on the dress it's so unusual but pretty and your shoes are amazing too, would never have guessed they were Primark - I can never find the good stuff! xx

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    1. Thanks Jo :) I know what you mean about Primark, it can be a bit hit and miss - they never have the best stuff in my hometown!xx

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  2. You look gorgeous!! Glad you had a good night :)

    Jen xxx

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  3. I love the dress, it's so perfect!

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  4. I love that Zara dresses, it really suits you lovely! x

    fabheadtotoe.blogspot.co.uk

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  5. You look gorgeous.
    Elegant and sophisticated!

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  6. I love the dress! Sounds like you had a nice meal :-) xx

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  7. Swit swoo! You look amazing in that dress!

    I've been missing from rte blogosphere again, looking forward to catching up tonight!

    xo

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  8. Wow that dress is gorgeous!! Really does suit you :)
    Elle xo
    http://ellelouisee.blogspot.co.uk

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  9. I was impressed, quite a bit more 'heavy duty' than I expected. This is definitely a genuine sheepskin jackets. I wear this almost every day. Super comfortable, so soft, love its stylish design and great workmanship with high quality leather from www.cwmalls.com. Fit is good for me.

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  10. Gorgeous dress. Love the necklace! M x

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  11. Simply stunning Mel as always! Totally get you on the food baby front, nothing like something with a bit of give in it when you are dining. Have a fab weekend x

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