The last year has been fairly tricky style-wise. We moved 75miles outside of London and bought a house in the beautiful seaside town of Margate. I love it here, but it’s not been all plain-sailing, I miss my friends living within a mile radius of me, I miss East London and my bank account has been permanently drained thanks to spending f-loads on building works, renovations and exciting things like tubs of paint and new radiators. Most of my clothes are still in storage and we have been kitchen-less for a good year now. I’m talking no washing machine, no oven and shock-horror, no fridge! Believe it or not, it’s actually possible to live without a fridge, especially in the winter when it’s so freakin’ cold that room-temperature is basically fridge-temperature. However, it does mean instead of eating a spoonful of hummus, I eat the whole damn tube because warm hummus is no-ones friend. Between my clothes being in-storage, my weekends filled with DIY and renovations projects (goodbye manicure!) and the lack of fridge, I do feel a little self-conscious that I have piled on the weight and I miss my staple dresses for those ‘What do I wear days’. However, the most important thing is to be happy, healthy and moving on with your life rather than stressing about a stuck zipper here and there. Although I should probably use this a little more often… Kardashian style!
Anyway, the point I was starting to make, before I rambled on, is that this outfit feels like an old-school look for me. I used to be obsessed with prom dresses and prom-skirts, I wore then everywhere from indie clubs to art class. I’m pretty sure I owned something very similar to this back in the day, although I probably would have styled it with a bit of lace and a tiara back then, but now, I’m pairing it with a casual tee-shirt and duster coat to give it a more casual feel. I couldn’t be happier with how beautifully the fabric of the skirt matches my Aspinal Of London Lottie Handbag too, all the shimmer, it’s like a multicoloured-mermaid dream! Oh and FYI, the ASOS Ruffle Skirt is currently on sale and I’m not sure the product shot does it justice, so take a chance and order yourself one before they sell out!
Shop My Look
Aspinal Of London Lottie Handbag
Meadham Kirchhoff Luna T-shirt
All Images taken by Samantha Taylor who is the best photographer in Margate.
I seriously can’t get my head around how amazing that bag is! It’s beyond beautiful ? Xxx
Thank you so much Gemma! I’m so glad you like it!!! X.
The sheen on that is incredible!
x0x0 Caroline http://thecarolove.com/
Thank you so much! I’m so glad you like it!!!
What a gorgeous outfit, you look like a real life mermaid xx
Thank you so much!! I’m so glad you like it!!!
What a beautiful skirt!
Thank you so much!!! I’m so glad you like it xxxx
Oh my!! All the mermaid love! You look incredible too!
Thank you so much! So glad you like it!
That bag is bloody gorgeous!
Thank you so much! it’s a real favourite of mine, but I’m so glad it’s been popular!!!
You look like an amazing mermaid! That skirt id gorgeous but the bag! The bag is everything xx
Thank you!!! The bag makes me soooo happy!!!!!
I need the boots and bags…now! x
Heather | Of Beauty & Nothingness x
aw thank you! I’m so glad you like them both!!!!!!