Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Ways To Wear: Bold Stripe - Look 2





Look Two : The Stripy Pinafore Dress

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In yesterday's blog post, I explained the style challenge I was set by Voucher Codes where I was given a set amount of budget to purchase striped clothes to create three looks. Look One saw me wear two striped items in one outfit. I'm posting Look Three tomorrow which involves a bit of lace. For now, here is Look Two and I would say that this outfit is more "me" and I have sort of stuck to my usual style. This blue and white stripy dress is by MotelRocks and with it I wore my (very) old Topshop blouse and added a thick ribbon under the collar. I thought about putting collar tips on instead but I prefer the neck tie. To give it the fun factor, I've styled it with my trusty ol' Minnie Mouse watch and some strawberry shaped sunnies from Primark. Why not!

The dress is currently in the sale from £38.00 to £22.00! The upper part of the dress is fairly ditted and the skirt piece is flared. It's made from a stretch cotton which gives is that extra comfort meaning you can layer up with shirts and blouses without it feeling like the dress is suffocating you! Although it would probably be best to wear a shirt where the buttons are concealed under the button stand like this one, other wise the buttons will show under the dress. In terms of making this an affordable staple piece, you can wear the dress on it's own and again during winter with by layer up with a shirt underneath so this is something that can be worn all year round. I love how the dress has been styled on the ASOS model, it's plain and simple but the boots and bare legs give it that edge. Would look awesome in the Summer, I'll give this look a go when the weather becomes much warmer! 

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29 comments

  1. Gorgeous outfit! and those sunglasses are so cute - you look beautiful!x


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  2. I love those glasses!

    - keyta

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  3. Ohhhhh strawberry sunglasses! <3

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  4. i love love love stripes!!!!Fabulous combinations and i love your strawberry sunnies :)
    xo
    Anastasia
    http://natbeesfashion.blogspot.co.uk

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  5. Those sunnies are adorable!!Xx

    http://lucycole.blogspot.co.uk/

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  6. What a cute look!
    And the sun glasses are so funny!
    kisuu*

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  7. This is such a cute outfit! i really like your use of layering of the shirt and the dress its something i haven't tried before but i'll definitely give it a go now!

    burntredd.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. Really loving this look, the striped dress really suits you too! x

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  9. Hahaha I love the strawberry sunglasses, they are an excellent touch :) this is such a cute outfit, you look like an extremely fashionable librarian or something. :D

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  10. This is such a lovely outfit! I love the scalloped Asos bag and adorable sunnies. Your blog is just so cute. xox<3

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  11. You look lovely! And that dress looks incredible on you! Love those strawberry sunglasses too, they're like INCREDIBLE! xxx

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  12. Think I prefer this look to the last one (although I thought that was great too) and the strawberry glasses are too cute! Awesome!

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  13. That dress is amazing! Love it!
    x

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  14. I really love how you've styled this outfit with the white shirt and black ribbon, looks lovely. (Plus those sunglasses are adorable!)

    xxxx

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  15. You are so cute it hurts! Aha, love the dress :)

    Carmen Ri.

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  16. love

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    - S xx

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  17. I simply adore this outfit, layered collared shirts and dresses is such a great look.

    x

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  18. I love this. That pinafore is adorable. I really like them sunglasses too. Super cute :)

    Love Daniela - (new fan) oxo

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  19. Love the dress - great styling! :) x

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  20. super cute hun! love how you styled this :) xx

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  21. I ADORE this dress, especially how you have layered it up!

    Maria xxx

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  22. lovely outfit <3

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  23. This outfit is lovely!! I love the sunglasses, they're so cute! :) ♥
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  24. I SERIOUSLY love this! This one is my favourite from all your Ways to Wear Posts.

    Emily Jane xo

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  25. Love this dress, the shape really suits you xx

    Lucy Loves To Blog

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  26. I'd like to find a good sleeveless dress so that I can wear a blouse underneath :)

    Love xx
    Melanie ~ www.mlncrd.com

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  27. Definitely my favourite look out of all of them (though they were all fab!) This is definitely something I'd wear. I'm definitely going to try something similar, the bow is so cute!

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  28. These are the cutest sunnies I ever did see. I am a huge sunglasses freak! This outfit is just too cute for words.

    My latest post ** one Of A Kind LBD **

    Mags xxx

    PS) I saw the cat clutch preview on your site. OMG. That baby is mine when it lands.

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  29. I love that outfit!!
    Much love,
    Wengie
    http://www.wengie.com

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