What have I missed?

What have I missed?


Photographs by dear mom : )

(Monki shirt dress, American Apparel shorts, Topshop hat, bralette and sandals)

Yay! It’s been six months! I can’t believe I’ve made it this far : P
I want to thank you all for your sweet comments, following and returning visits. They mean so much to me : ) Okay, maybe it’s a little cheesy to put it that way. I have a giveaway coming up soon. Leave a comment and tell me what you guys are interested in getting!

Back to the outfit. I did a similar outfit earlier this year. I like to call this kind of layering the “superhero effect”, because it creates a cape-like effect when I’m walking and it feels like, well, superhero : P It’s definitely a fun way to dress up but try to stick with muted colours or it may look somewhat clowny. I got this Monki dress from last season. I don’t think they still have the exact same piece but they do have some versatile pieces for layering.

Runway inspirations

(From left: Stella McCartney Spring 2011, Fendi Spring 2011, Michael Kors Spring 2011)
Photo source: Style.com

I’m kinda obsessed with ankle-length button-down shirt dresses this spring. From Stella McCartney’s Chilling in the Mediterranean type to Michael Kor’s Safari-inspired type, they just look effortless! I’m also in love with this peach peasant dress by Fendi. All you have to do is cinch it up with a skinny belt and slip on your favourite pair of sandals, and you’re all set!

Street inspirations

(From left: Autilia, Gary Pepper Vintage, Agogo Fashion)
Photo source: Chictopia.com

I always like to layer a button-up shirt over my summer basics, but it always end up looking baggy. Autilia’s denim shirt with cut-out shoulder details is the perfect solution for a causal sexy look! I may not have Nicole Warne’s unique features or her perfect hair, but I’m happy to be inspired by her fabulous style.  I love the way she worn her sheer peach shirt and paired it with simple leather shorts. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication – for some people : )  Jennifer from Agogo Fashion is giving us the ultra-sexy superhero effect : ) You see, to conceal is to reveal in style. I’m a fan.

Get the look now!

Dolce Vita Wood Bottom Sandals via urbanoutfitter.com US$ 129;
Topshop 70s Denim Dungaree Bralet
£22;
Moto Denim Heart Embroidery High Waisted Hotpants via Topshop.com
£32;
Asos Corsage Floral Trilby
£20;
Buttondown Pleated Maxi Dress via Freepeople.com
US$338.

Have a nice day : )

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21 responses

  1. Nice outfit you got there! Love it- it’s so creative. I love it when people become so creative with their style. I like your runway and streetstyle inpirations- I’m inspired as well! XX

  2. I love the fact that you always end the post with how to re-create the style! And that you acknowledge where you find your inspirations! THANK YOU!

    And such a beautiful outfit!

  3. this outfit looks stunning! such lovely photos of you~~~ I love the color of the long dress with everything! styled so well :))) so romantic mixed with utilitarian & an element of ease~ ps. Happy 6 months!! wootwoot!! xo Diana

  4. Hi there! I love the “cape effect” and these colors are so dreamy. I just stumbled across your blog and I love it! I really like the way your posts are set up, and your style… so I’m following you!

    Cheers!
    –Megan//The Martian Tide

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