Sunday, 20 April 2014

Colour Me Happy

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Shirt Primark / Dress Primark / Trench Coat (old) Miss Selfridge / Bag* McArthurGlen / Shoes* Freed of London / Sunglasses* Rayban at Pretavoir

I've taken a whole week off blogging and it feels like the longest time ever! I wish I could say that I had stayed off my laptop for the full seven days and taken time off, but quite the opposite as I've had a couple of tight deadlines to meet before Easter holidays. I actually pulled an all-nighter on Wednesday, and felt like I was at uni again! I've still got a few things to tie up which I'm working on for the next couple of days but the good news is that I've got a backlog of both beauty and style posts lined up for at least the two weeks, so I'm really looking forward to getting back in my routine! I hardly schedule posts, so being ahead of schedule is a novelty feeling - being this organised doesn't happen that often! 

Hope you're all having a good weekend! I love this time of year but as everyone who is self-employed knows, bank holiday doesn't really mean anything, I always end up working. We did take a quick trip to Newcastle last week, though - it's always so nice to go back. I hadn't been in to the new Primark there but had heard it is amazing so I popped in to have a look, and it's true! The best Primark I've been to, it reminds me of the one on Oxford Street except it's a lot tidier and it isn't as crowded. That's where I bought the white shirt and floral dress I'm wearing here. I really love the dress but wasn't keen on it being sleeveless, so I went around the shop to look for a t-shirt or blouse to layer it up with. I'm gutted, actually, that the first time I put the shirt on, I managed to get my bright pink lipstick on the fabric! 

Do you like bright accessories? Usually, if it's a splurge, I'll pick a bog standard colour (black or brown) but it's nice to have a few colourful options to jazz up your outfits! 


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37 comments

  1. My looks for this challenge are going up tomorrow, I love a bit of colour at this time of year! xx

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  2. Love this outfit and adding the blouse underneath looks really cool and chic!! You look amazing like always!
    Little Beauty Blog
    Elizabeth x

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  3. I love this outfit, it's so cute.

    Claudia xxx
    www.claudiakitten.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. Oh my gosh that bag is just beautiful.. I love the colour, the style and how you've styled it! xx

    Gemma // missmakeupmagpie.com

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  5. You are a babe and I love the whole 'collared shirt under dresses' look. LOVE that bag and yes, I do quite like bright accessories!

    Kirsten | kirstenlearns.com

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  6. What a lovely summery outfit Sarah, you look really nice :)
    Amy x | A Little Boat Sailing

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  7. I love the Newcastle Primark so much ! I'd even say it's the best I've ever been to, not only is it huge but it's also very organised and not too hectic :) I was in there for 2 hrs yesterday!

    Really love the dress, gorgeous colours!

    Chloe x
    newgirlintoon.co.uk

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  8. Absolutely adore your bag. It's the perfect spring color.

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  9. I really like this look!
    The black tights make the dress and the bag pop :3
    Take care*

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  10. What a beautiful dress really pretty. Happy Easter Lucy

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  11. Love the bag. I have the perfect top to go with it ^_^

    Yazmin xx

    www.yazzyscorner.co.uk

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  12. Another classically gorgeous outfit!
    The print on this dress is beautiful, and perfect for spring!
    Love the shirt underneath to!

    Kelly from | Daydreams & Daisychains

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  13. So pretty Sarah, that dress is lovely x

    holljc.blogspot.co.uk

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  14. Your bag is such a lovely Spring colour! I really like the dress too and I would have done the same and layered it up with a tee. Love the Ray Bans too - I've been able to wear my pair this week and it's such a novelty!

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  15. I love layering and you have made this look so beautiful, the colour of the bag really looks stunning too xxx

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  16. I love the dress you're wearing. It looks so cute over that shirt.
    Rubi x
    The Den

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  17. I love the dress, I wouldn't have guessed it was Primark! I love the pair bright accessories with a neutral outfit. I feel like my wardrobe is slowly dividing into just black and white pieces while my accessories are getting brighter and brighter.

    www.atrickleofmeaning.com


    www.atrickleofmeaning.com

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  18. This is such a cute outfit. I need a white shirt so might have to go hunting for that one. The Newcastle Primark is huge, but somehow I always end up finding more in the Metro Centre store even though it's much smaller. x

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  19. I always get serious bag envy from your posts!

    Smaz Says

    Sarah x

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  20. Such a gorgeous outfit! I rarely go into primark because the one here in Birmingham is pretty terrifying! I wish I could!

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  21. Wow girl, you sound busy! But so happy to see a new post by you! :) I LOVE that bag so much - too cute! <3

    Boonya of the arty wardrobe
    xxx

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  22. Love that dress, looks so pretty over the white shirt
    Lauren
    livinginaboxx

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  23. You look so adorable. I love how perfect that white blouse looks under your comfy-looking floral dress. The color of your bag is wonderful too. I really enjoy colorful accessories but if it's a splurge I usually go with a neutral or red for whatever reason.

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  24. Love Your shirt and coat. Great outfit.

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  25. You look so lovely !
    Sara,
    http://thecrimeofashion.blogspot.fr

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  26. great look! very lovely blog!
    following you<3

    www.bstylevoyage.blogspot.com
    xx

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  27. What a lovely outfit, I love the shirt underneath the dress! And I never would've guessed they were from Primark!xxx

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  28. such a beautiful outfit!! xx

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  29. Your style is so amazing Sarah! I love the dress and your sunnies are perfect xx
    So happy that I came across your blog! I’d love for us to keep in touch via GFC. Let me know on my blog, I’ll be sure to follow back! :)
    Hope you're having a lovely Monday!xx

    ♥ ♡ ♥ ♡ Creme de la Chic ♥ ♡ ♥ ♡

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  30. Beautiful outfit, such lovely colours. Well done on your work all nighter too, now that's commitment! Hope you've managed to enjoy a break over Easter :) xx

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  31. You look gorgeous :) I love this outfit.

    www.writingmonique.com

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  32. I love your glasses. Welcome to my blog :)
    http://energeticmelancholy.blogspot.com/

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  33. I absolutely adore the colour of your bag its so summery xx

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  34. love this dress!

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  35. I do love a good pop of colour! This bag is lovely. :)

    Tara x

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  36. You look gorgeous, as always! I love that floral dress!

    www.FashionContainer.com
    xx, Malena

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