30 November 2012

Skater Dress and Studs

Hi Everyone! 


Well, you can call me the Queen of procrastination no more! I've been posting like it's no body's business!! Whoot whoot! I want to take the time to thank my new subscribers, for taking the time to sign up to receive emails on my posts, I appreciate it. 

I wanted to share this new post of this outfit I wore the other day, an ivory skater dress which is a pretty big trend now, basically just a knee length A-line dress, which is also big in skirts too. The dress came with a mint green belt but I swapped it out for my black ASOS belt that I turned backwards so it would keep the front seamless. I chose strong and bold accessories so the dress wouldn't look light or summery, but more fitting for fall/winter.

I chose to do dark smokey eyes and kept the lips nude and sheer. I used a concealer on my lips to even out the colour then applied a nude sheer gloss by the very affordable ELF cosmetics. An alternative for the top bun is a top knot, I think it's much more fresh and is not yet overdone, simply pull your hair in a high ponytail then braid your hair and wrap in a pointy knot. Voila! :)

 
 
 

Dress: Shimmer Kingston (similar here) // Belt : ASOS // Shoes & Earrings: Bebe // Bag: F21 (old) // Bangle: Mango


Thanks for reading, and if you have any skater dresses or skirts that you have worn and styled, please tag me in your pictures on my facebook fan page as I would love to feature you here; (while you're at it, if you haven't 'liked' my fan page, please do! ;;)

 I'm also busy working on some new posts, and I'm putting up the tree this weekend and going a little DIY crazy with the Christmas home decor! ;) Would anyone like me to share those projects here?




In closing, I wanted to share the photo of  NYC police officer Larry DePrimo who made a huge difference in a homeless man's life the other day, by buying him a pair of shoes on an icy night. A random work of kindness caught on camera by a tourist, what a way to restore faith in humanity. 

I pray that we take the time to be make a positive difference in someone's life today. 


 "Change yourself, change the world." 
 - Birju Pandya -

xoxo
 





6 comments:

  1. You look fabulous!! Love the dress and the belt!! Your make up is flawless!!

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  2. I LOVE THIS! so feminine!! Gorgeous nat! :)

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  3. Let me say one thing.... You are fabulous ! You wear that skater dress really well. Thank you for visiting my blog and for the sweet thoughts. I just followed you on GFC. Hope we stay in touch. The last picture was priceless. How many people still do good to other people?

    xo
    Sam
    http://fabulouspetite.blogspot.com

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  4. Simple, clean and chic. Love love love it.

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