Outfit: Styling A White Nautical Vintage Dress

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how to style a white dress, dahlia vintage dress, white summer dress, white nautical dress
how to style a white dress, dahlia vintage dress, white summer dress, white nautical dress
how to style a white dress, dahlia vintage dress, white summer dress, white nautical dress
how to style a white dress, dahlia vintage dress, white summer dress, white nautical dress
how to style a white dress, dahlia vintage dress, white summer dress, white nautical dress
Dress Dahlia / Hat Monki / Nails Essie (Merino Cool) / Bag Topshop / Boots Schuh

It has been about 2-3 weeks ago since I posted a “What I wore” blogpost, I’ve been so out of the loop with it and sort of lost momentum. However, it’s that time of month again when I blog about my new Dahlia dress. This one is the Margot Nautical dress, and it’s a really flattering white dress made of lace. The nautical collar is my favourite part, it makes the dress special and unique.

My monthly post is up on the Dahlia Girlfriend Blog where I mention that I am attending a food festival this weekend. I forgot how busy and crowded it gets so didn’t manage to stay as long as I’d hoped. I got some cakes, a few jars of caramel sauce (to make ice cream fruit salads more interesting), a couple of bottles of cherry and raspberry vinegar (to make vegetable salads more interesting) and also a couple of bars of organic soaps. 

During the week, I was featured on ASOS Fashion Finder – you can read it here. I did the interview in the beginning of March so had forgotten about it until it went live this week so it was a nice surprise. Has anyone joined ASOS Fashion Finder? It really makes you want to buy things!
I have made some subtle changes to the menu bag at the top of my blog (just under the blog header). I’ve separated fashion posts and beauty posts so it should make things easier to navigate depending on what you’d like to read about.

Let me know either way, I really value feedback and often make changes based on what’s easiest for everyone.

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65 Comments

  1. 6th May 2012 / 4:56 pm

    love this outfit πŸ™‚ the bag is gorgeous!

  2. 6th May 2012 / 4:57 pm

    Such a beautiful dress. I love the collar to! xo

  3. 6th May 2012 / 4:59 pm

    The lace dress is so pretty, I love the nautical collar! Hope you had fun at the food festival πŸ™‚

    Caroline x
    Caroline's Catwalk

    ps. Hello Oscar! x

  4. 6th May 2012 / 4:59 pm

    If nothing else, EVERYBODY should follow your instagram for Oscar updates!

  5. 6th May 2012 / 5:11 pm

    oh gosh that dress is lovely! i love the sailor shape collar!

    Julia x

  6. 6th May 2012 / 5:35 pm

    such a cute dress..i love how you styled it!

  7. 6th May 2012 / 5:35 pm

    That dress is amazingly cute! Lace and a nautical collar is such a great combination. You look adorable in it!

  8. 6th May 2012 / 5:41 pm

    I love the nautical collar on this dress, it's beautiful! Oscar is very, very cute! x

  9. 6th May 2012 / 5:52 pm

    Love this dress, you look so pretty! Really like the changes to your menu at the top, such a good idea! And how cute is Oscar, awhhh! xx

  10. 6th May 2012 / 6:06 pm

    Love this dress! It looks so gorgeous!x

  11. 6th May 2012 / 6:26 pm

    Another beautiful Dahlia dress you are showing us! I love the collar and back detail on this dress, makes it really different and the lace is just so pretty πŸ™‚

  12. 6th May 2012 / 6:34 pm

    Love this outfit! The dress is so pretty and really suits you πŸ™‚ going to go and have a read of your ASOS interview!xx

  13. 6th May 2012 / 6:42 pm

    This dress looks stunning on you, and good choice with the polish colour πŸ™‚

    Becky
    Beckys Makeup

  14. 6th May 2012 / 7:20 pm

    Such a cute dress – love collar and button detailing. Aww and little Oscar πŸ™‚

    victoriasprocrastinationproject.blogspot.co.uk

  15. 6th May 2012 / 7:26 pm

    This is such a lovely look! The dress is gorgeous & your hair always looks lovely! πŸ™‚ & it's always nice to see pictures of Oscar! x

  16. 6th May 2012 / 7:53 pm

    the dress looks great on you1 πŸ™‚

    Love your kitty cat pics πŸ˜€

  17. 6th May 2012 / 8:49 pm

    You look lovely in that dress. I am not following you on instagram :).

  18. 6th May 2012 / 8:51 pm

    You look great as always πŸ™‚ x

  19. 6th May 2012 / 9:43 pm

    Oscar is too adorable, love the dress too honey xo

  20. 6th May 2012 / 10:07 pm

    This dress is beautiful! Love how you've styled it πŸ™‚
    x

  21. 7th May 2012 / 3:03 am

    Lovely boots (^_^) And Oscar is the loveliest cat EVER! He's so cute xx

  22. 7th May 2012 / 7:21 am

    That dress is perfection on you!
    The things I'd do to get my hands on it!
    You look amazing xx

  23. 7th May 2012 / 7:22 am

    I love that dress, the collar is adorable! <3

  24. Anonymous
    7th May 2012 / 7:54 am

    You always look SO amazing and stylish! Your make up is also completely gorgeous πŸ™‚ love your boots! x

  25. 7th May 2012 / 11:42 am

    Oh Sarah you choose the most beautiful and girliest dresses. I love this one, partly because of the cute collar!xx

  26. 7th May 2012 / 1:55 pm

    Such a pretty dress!

  27. 7th May 2012 / 3:04 pm

    You have the cutest blog ever. Your little furry friend is so adorable. Okay, I'll stop cooing over your talents now.

    – Joana

  28. 7th May 2012 / 3:20 pm

    congrats on the feature, that's always cool πŸ™‚ i love your vintagey lace dress, especially that square collar in the back. you look so sweet!

  29. 7th May 2012 / 3:24 pm

    How adorable is that collar?!
    Sophie
    X

  30. 7th May 2012 / 4:21 pm

    Lovely pictures! This dress is gorgeous and I have to say i have never seen a lace dress with a nautical collar its really different.
    Cara x

  31. 7th May 2012 / 4:23 pm

    This dress is so lovely,
    P.S. What breed is Oscar? I'm sure you've mentioned it before but I've tried looking and I can't seem to find the answer!
    xxx

  32. 7th May 2012 / 6:24 pm

    Beautiful dress! xo

  33. 7th May 2012 / 7:54 pm

    I love the dress and everything lacey at the moment πŸ˜› thx for commenting <3

    XOXO ~Bee

  34. 7th May 2012 / 8:17 pm

    Lovely nautical dress! The collar is very cute.
    I love Instagram recap posts, AND i like your mini collection of photos, especially the nail polishes and the gorgeous beach setting.

    M.

  35. 7th May 2012 / 8:18 pm

    I don't think I can explain just how much I love this outfit! That dress has to be one of the cutest i've seen, I love the little sailor-type collar! And the lace detail!
    Love Charlie xoxo.

  36. 8th May 2012 / 5:41 am

    Love that dress – the nautical element definitely makes it unique πŸ™‚ x

  37. 8th May 2012 / 6:58 am

    hello my dear, your blog is looking beautiful!
    How sad is it that we only have one more month with Dahlia? Waaah!
    Oh well, you look lovely as usual! xx

  38. 8th May 2012 / 8:48 am

    What a beautiful dress πŸ™‚
    you look charming

  39. 8th May 2012 / 11:37 am

    That dress is gorgeous, really suits you! Love your instagram snaps!

    joanne from jimmilou.com

  40. 8th May 2012 / 2:48 pm

    thats are really unique dress. i want one. you look great xx

  41. 8th May 2012 / 8:14 pm

    i am now your newest follower πŸ™‚ (also added you on instagram) love this dress and the way you combined it! yeah the collar is really unique πŸ™‚ xx

  42. 8th May 2012 / 10:52 pm

    that dress looks perfect on u and i love ur cat! so cute! πŸ™‚
    Holly x

  43. 11th May 2012 / 11:32 pm

    I love this dress, you look so so pretty in it πŸ™‚ xx

  44. 14th May 2012 / 7:50 pm

    Your nail colour is gorgeous!

    x

  45. Anonymous
    18th May 2012 / 9:24 am

    Congratulations on being on ASOS Fashion Finder! Love how classic and basic this look is! Can't go wrong with a white dress, bowler hat and brown bag combo! You look lovely.

    Gemma x

    http://www.gemmasatire.blogspot.co.uk

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