A Night Out - Neon & Purple

Every now and again, husband and I get out for a meal together and I do get a bit excited about it when we do. Hence, I dress up probably a bit more than I need to for the occasion! This occasion was our 9 year anniversary dinner at The Barking Dog, near Queens University, Belfast.

Bloggy pose in front of Queens University. Stunning building and one of the first memories I have of arriving in Belfast as an innocent 20 year old, a few <ahem> years ago.
Purple suede courts from Marks & Spencer Autograph. Bought in the sale for £6 so they're now out of stock for that reason! This was their first outing and they were unbelievably comfortable given the heel height and the amount of walking we did that night.
Outside The Barking Dog - looking forward to a great meal. I had goat's cheese followed by Sea Bass - delish! You can follow them on Twitter here.
More bloggy posing outside Elmwood Hall, opposite Queens University, which has been recently refurbished. Gorgeous building and lovely to have it to ourselves that evening.
Wearing my Miss Selfridge black jeans & ASOS power shoulder blazer (last seen here) and a pink neon vest from H&M (last seen when I bought it here). This vest is really cute with a cotton front and a chiffon back (slightly longer at the back too). It's out of stock online but I did see some of them in the Victoria Square H&M last week.
This was the first outing for my LK Bennett Avon patent clutch, bought for me by my sister in law as a surprise gift last month. 

Such a beautiful piece - I will treasure it always...thank you Sharon! x

A great meal followed by a walk around the University area and coffee in Starbucks. All in all, a fab night out - roll on the next one! See you tomorrow :)


  1. You look lovely as usual and great to see the fab background/buildings as well ! Love the clutch :)

  2. Working the neon Avril, love it! x

  3. Aw, looking lovely - that tee is brilliant on you. I've always meant to try Miss Selfridge skinnies as have heard they're good. Glad you made it to the Barking Dog - hope you liked it as much as I did! The Elmwood Hall is lovely - my mum & dad got married there so it's special to me. :)

    Nic x

  4. You look GORGEOUS!! And that bag is just an utter gem. Total classic - absolutely adore it. Fab fab fab present. Hope you had a great night chick xxx

  5. Anonymous19:43

    The bag is gorgeous - lucky you!! Love the shoes too! Brilliant photos:)

  6. DH is a very lucky man xx

  7. Anonymous19:48

    Working that neon in style Avril. So we both have the purple heels (as on your Facebook cover pic), aren't they exquisite? Well done on getting them for a bargain sale price. Purple is my fav fact I'm very slightly obesessed with the shade!

    Sue xx

  8. Avril, you look great . I love the clutch and I have a similar pair of purple suede courts that I bought in the sale for a similar price a few years ago and have never worn.....that's Sat night outfit sorted then!!!! Thanks.

  9. Love the shoes real hip


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