Let's go Navy...

28 November 2008

I bought a dress a couple of weeks ago on a whim. Having not worn it, I decided to dye the dress (and the slip it came with) navy blue and also managed to shrink it. While the latter was a mistake, it turned out for the better as it is now petite sized!
Background Image: Peinture, Pierre Soulages, Oil on Canvas, 1974
All the different Combos....
1. Lace Dress (River Island-customised) Black Dress underneath (Vila)
2. Grey Dress underneath (River Island)
3.Grey Leopard T-shirt (Miss Selfridge)Denim Skirt underneath (TopShop)Black Wool Cardigan (All Saints) Belt (River Island)
4.Lace Dress worn with the slip it came with.Navy Skirt (American Apparel)
Also, feast your eyes on this if you're a Hello Kitty fan. I'm not quite as mad over it as I used to be growing up but I still love Hello Kitty and so does my little sister! This can be seen in some of the Pictures taken in her room where I have lots of Hello Kittys lurking in the background. So I am really looking forward to this MAC collection when it comes out next February! See Temptalia for more details!
A random photo of the hideously pink cake my youngest sister decorated for school. Pink icing, barbie pink decorations, glace cherries and edible pink ball bearings! yum??!

Off to visit my friend in Camden this weekend. We're planning on trips to art galleries, maybe a bit of a shop and of course a night out or two! Should be fun, hope everyone has a good weekend!

32 comments:

  1. I love the dress! OMG, I just want to take a trip to UK to buy that dress now. (We don't have River Island in Norway). :(

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  2. Winnie, that is ONE GORGEOUS dress. Fits you like it was made specifically for you! You look so great :)

    Thanks for the comments on my boots, love. And for dropping by!

    xx

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  3. cute dress, great job. i like the darling cake too.

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  4. are those beads on the pink cake??? are they edible???

    i heart ur outfits.

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  5. Lace dresses suit you very very well :).

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  6. I am so excited for the collection! & I like the dress in blue instead! & gthe lace is awesome.

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  7. Hello's hope your having a super weekend?! I don;t know which picture to look at first, I do I see hello Kitty there? I've got that on my bed, very grown up of me, being 22 and all, hehehe!
    Peace and Bows...
    PrettyneonsX

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  8. Great idea! I definitely prefer it in navy - its a gorgeous dress!

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  9. The cake looks hideously pink, but very tasty!
    I love the lace dress - so versatile!

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  10. I love what you did with that dress, Winnie. It's really great in navy, which is a good color on you. I hope you get a lot of use out of it, petite or not.

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  11. ur soo brave to touch ur clothes and dye them! :) i think i like it better AFTER the work too! :) but i think ill do it in black (because im boring!!) hehe...

    and oh, i'm also looking forward that hello kitty + mac collab.. even though i hated HK for being PINK before, thank God she's black now! haha :)

    xoxo

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  12. it's wonderful, what you have done to the dress! white lace is boring but blue lace is like wow! great job!

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  13. That dress is lovely! I like that you dyed it too, now you're not gonna run into 10 girls in the same dress everytime you wear it, it looks good in navy anyway!

    That cake is crazy-pink yet somehow I'd still eat it! Looking forwardto seeing the Hello Kitty MAC stuff too, I like that cat more than I like to admit! Char x

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  14. Hi there-good job done on the lace dress, I really like it!! have a wonderful weekend in Camden my dear!!

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  15. amazing dress! Love the lace on you!

    about this cake, so cute, now i wanna eat some cake too! hehe

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  16. That dress looks fantastic!! And the new colour looks delightful. Oh oh and totally yummy cake :)

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  17. That dress is so pretty! I love how you wore it so many different ways.
    Have fun :)

    ♥Tina

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  18. love the dress... and im obsessed with lace this fall!!!!!

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  19. It being navy makes the dress alot more special.

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  20. Nice work on shirk job, I agree it looks fit.

    Glazed cherries...barf

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  21. Navy is such a great class color!

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  22. That's an adorable dress - I love it both colors.

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  23. cool! it looks reallny nice in blue

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  24. nicely done, it's lovely in cream but it suits you much better in blue. and glace cherries are amazing!

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  25. lovely dress dear...& Hello Kitty 'dark' range is quite something!

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  26. oooo fabby on you for having the guts to dye, it looks gorgeous!

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