Thursday, 28 June 2012

A Favourite Dress

This post was inspired by a photo on Avenue 57, where Fiona was wearing a dress bought 5 years ago that she loves and wears throughout the year. I got to thinking about my favourite dress - the one I wear most often, winter and summer - you've seen it before here but never in such a ridiculous pose...

My 8 year old directed today's pictures and told me to pose like Supergirl in front of the garage. Anything is preferable to the cajoling required of the 3 year old. 
So my favourite dress was bought at Harrison Clothing (Belfast & Online) last year. The make is Maisy and you can pick up other items from this clothing range on iClothing.ie, a great site I found yesterday.
Jeans are from French Connection, Shoes from Deichmann. A few people have asked about my blue shoes and they are out of stock in Deichmann but I love these from Clarks, which are similar:
Clarks Cadiz Treasure - £44.99
I got this great belt from Oasis to wear with this dress. It's a gorgeous shade of green but I bought the wrong size and only realised when I went to put it on yesterday! So I had to do some last minute engineering to allow me to wear it. Don't laugh - it worked for me!
Have a great day - stay dry if you can and make sure you enter my LK Bennett Competition - details on the link here.
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11 comments

  1. super love it - ALL
    I can't work out what is so good .. the actual dress? The jeans? The green belt? The shoes? Or the best pose ever? Your 8 yr old has a bright future!!

    Fiona

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  2. Love the dress - so many different ways to wear that I bet!! xx

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  3. I like the way you have styled this dress! Adorable poses!

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  4. That is the best pose ever up top! Love it!!!! :D I like the way the belt is 'engineered' very en trende ;) x

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  5. Very cute Avril. Love the contrast between the dress and belt xx
    S xx

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  6. Gorgeous as always. You really suit that shade of blue.

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  7. I love the dress, totally casual chic!

    dp
    x
    www.inanityandthegirl.com

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  8. Wow - if I had to pick one dress I have no idea which one it would be but I guess a versatile one, so maybe my shirt dress because I've been able to wear it so many ways.
    Your pose cracks me up but you look great.x
    ♥ ThankFifi

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  9. Lovely summery dress! Hope the weather has settled down again up there:) Have a fantastic weekend!
    ~Anne xx

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  10. Hahhahaha! first picture style is amazing.

    Best Regards
    Alina
    Dress sale

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