Thursday, 19 July 2012

Bleached Out

Denim Shirt - DIY
Navy Dress - H&M
Sandals - H&M
Gemstone Necklace - Kukee.co.uk

(These outfit photos were taken last week when the weather here in the UK actually was warmer!)
The title of this post refers to my shirt and my legs. I was obviously not prepared for a blast of warm sun. But whatever, I'm rocking the pale look. I'm in love with my new hand-bleached shirt! You can see my DIY tutorial here if you haven't already. I think its the perfect item to throw on over a dress especially in the British weather. I picked up these sandals in the H&M sale (online) and they are super comfy. They quack like ducks whenever I walk but I don't care, they are the perfect simplistic sandal.
I wouldn't normally pair brown with navy, it's like pairing black and navy, but I think it works ok - anything goes when the suns out!

This gemstone necklace is from Kukee.co.uk - my new favourite jewellery store. It's listed as Opalite/Moonstone and as Opal is my birth stone I thought I should go for this one. Plus I liked the colour and the way it catches in the light. It was so cheap at just £5 but great quality, it reminds me of the fashionology ones.  

I've been embracing my hippy as I've had a very crafty sort of day. If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter you may have seen what me and Alison got up to this afternoon. (I'm considering making a DIY tutorial on how we made them!) We pottered down to our local 'we-sell-everything' sort of store and spent a while oohing and ahhing over the craft items like we were 11 but picked up a few things for a great price.
Uni students with a huge summer holiday have to do something to keep busy!

x

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13 comments

  1. I really like the bleached shirt, i notice you have a tattoo on your foot, did it really hurt? I want to get one on my foot but I'm nervous of the pain.

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  2. Love this :) The shirt is fab! It looks great with the plain casual dress. So pretty, casual, but gorgeous x

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  3. i love the way you have styled that dress!
    love your blog! once again such a good post!
    smozzy
    xxx
    http://youonlyliveonceenjoyit.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. lovely post!

    from helen at www.thelovecatsinc.com // @thelovecatsinc

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  5. Navy goes with everything, it's basically a neutral! You look lovely as always xxx

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  6. I love this outfit!! The dress and the sandals are perfect basics and the shirt is brill.

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  7. I love this outfit, your shirt looks fab! I think brown and navy go together fine, much better than black and navy! :)

    Frances xx

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  8. You look great as always! loving the touch that the necklace gives.

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  9. Great outfit! Brown and navy looks great, I love mixing classic colours :) I'd love the dreamcatcher tutorial! xx

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

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  10. Love this outfit! I'm gonna try to bleach a denim shirt! xxx

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  11. That dress is lovely, and paired with your bleached jacket it makes it look even more amazing than ever!

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  12. Another fab outfit! So perfect for Summer :) xx

    http://littleefaelin.blogspot.co.uk/

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