What if I had never met you?

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Dress* – Romwe

Clutch* – Romwe

Shoes – New Look

Hair extensions* – Luxury for Princesses

“I am someone who is looking for love. Real love. Ridiculous, inconvenient, consuming, can’t-live-without-each-other love.” – Carrie Bradshaw

This post is dedicated to a very special friend, Miss Holly Burnett, whose hen party I attended last night. In just three weeks time Holly is to wed her beau, her darling Ben in Italy and I feel extremely blessed to be sharing their special day with them. You may remember Holly and Ben (and the huskies) from earlier this year when we went to visit them in Sweden and spent an incredible few days knee deep in snow; dog-sledging and sampling the delicious Swedish cuisine.

The theme of the night was Sex & the City so we all donned our heels and cocktail dresses and prepared for a night of Cosmopolitans and the obligatory arrival of the Ann Summers’ lady. For the occasion I decided to wear this beautiful mint green dress from Romwe, clashed with a hot pink clutch and nude heels. It all felt very Carrie Bradshaw. I shunned her trademark curls and opted to recreate the sleek side ponytail she sported with her Prada dress on the back of Berger’s motorbike. I plan to do a more detailed post about my new clip in hair extensions but in short, they are great! I received the Super Deluxe 180g set in Medium Blonde and was pleasantly surprised at how good a colour match they were and how luxurious the hair feels. My hair is thick, and I have a lot of it, but even I didn’t need to use all of the ten pieces in the pack and achieved my style above using just half of them. I wrapped my real hair around the ponytail to conceal the hair tie and to blend the extensions in seamlessly with my natural, much shorter hair.

Back to the hen party and the whole evening was an absolute hoot and superbly organised by Holly’s sister Sadie who, I’m excited to say, has recently taken the plunge into the great sea of blogging. It was the perfect way to celebrate Holly and all she is – a beautiful friend and very soon to be, a beautiful bride. I know you’re probably more accustomed to seeing me gush about lipstick or my latest hair colour on my blog, but this post is for Holly and everything she means to me.

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Love you Holly – see you in Italy x

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45 Comments

  1. 29th July 2012 / 10:41 pm

    Beautiful outfit and beautiful words. Carrie Bradshaw is my all time fave style icon and you have totally captured the look here! I also love the episode with Berger on the bike where they go to smith jerrord's show! Xxxxx

  2. 29th July 2012 / 10:44 pm

    love the extensions! you look gorgeous!

  3. 29th July 2012 / 10:54 pm

    I know I said it before but I', guna say it again, YOUR HAIR!! <3 Please don't change it!

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  4. 29th July 2012 / 11:20 pm

    I love the dress, I've never heard of Romwe. It's a lovely shade of mint πŸ™‚
    The hen night sounds great! YOu both look so happy in your picture together! Enjoy the wedding πŸ™‚ xx

  5. 29th July 2012 / 11:29 pm

    I am in loooove with your necklace! You look gorgeous as per x

  6. 29th July 2012 / 11:55 pm

    Looking hott , love the clutch bag xx

  7. 30th July 2012 / 5:01 am

    You look fantastic! <3 The dress, the heels and clutch are amazing. πŸ™‚

  8. 30th July 2012 / 7:24 am

    Love the dress – the colour is just gorgeous πŸ™‚

    Your hair looks lovely with the extensions too xx

  9. 30th July 2012 / 7:25 am

    You looked stunning Milly! Everything was just so perfect. Adore the dress on you! x

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  10. 30th July 2012 / 8:38 am

    Stunning as always and love the outfit! πŸ™‚ xx

  11. 30th July 2012 / 9:49 am

    Lovely post Milly, and you both look gorgeous.
    I love the hair! Great colour match, and your blonde hair is making me miss mine. xx

  12. 30th July 2012 / 11:12 am

    I would love to go to or host a Sex & The City party! You look great, the clutch is very Carrie B! x

  13. 30th July 2012 / 12:54 pm

    This is a beautiful outfit, I really love the pink clutch, it goes really well with the dress!

    Beth
    Beth-Bradley.blogspot.co.uk

  14. 30th July 2012 / 1:19 pm

    Both you and Holly are completely gorgeous and I just know it will be such a magical wedding, I hope everyone has the best day ever!

    <3 xo

  15. 30th July 2012 / 2:18 pm

    Aw this post is lovely πŸ™‚

    Love your dress and how you've accessorised it. I think your hair in a sleek low pony is perfect too. Sounds like you had lots of fun!

    And I've just looked at you Sweden post too, wow incredible photo's! It looks amazing xx

  16. 30th July 2012 / 3:01 pm

    Amazing outfit, love the dress πŸ™‚

  17. 30th July 2012 / 4:49 pm

    Beautiful post πŸ™‚ That dress is gorgeous, obsessed with all things mint coloured at the moment! You look stunning πŸ™‚
    xx

  18. 30th July 2012 / 5:01 pm

    Such a lovely outfit! I love how the geometric necklace breaks up the soft lines of the dress. Gorgeous, and good luck to Holly!!

    Makeup for Biochemists

    xx

  19. 30th July 2012 / 5:22 pm

    Awhhh, what a sweet post and that last pic with the both of you is lovely. Enjoy the wedding!! πŸ™‚

  20. 30th July 2012 / 6:39 pm

    Gorgeous dress.. great outfit in general. πŸ™‚
    Hair extensions look well too. πŸ™‚
    Have a great time in Italy, if you havn't been before you'll love it!
    Best wishes to Holly and Ben. πŸ™‚
    Caroline.x

    starsandthebutterflies.com

  21. 30th July 2012 / 7:13 pm

    Gorgeous!!

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    xx

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  23. 31st July 2012 / 3:01 am

    Gosh that dress is soo good on you! Love your blgo and will defs come back for more!

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  24. 31st July 2012 / 3:01 am

    Gosh that dress is soo good on you! Love your blgo and will defs come back for more!

    ziqqua.blgospot.ca

  25. 31st July 2012 / 11:07 am

    You look gorgeous, the dress looks great on you and I love the colour and how you've styled it with the pink clutch… so chic πŸ™‚

    Jo.x

  26. 31st July 2012 / 11:48 am

    You look amazing with long hair! I can't believe how well it suits you! So jealous, I really want extensions. Love love love this dress too, i'm wearing mint today too <3
    Miss you petal x

  27. 31st July 2012 / 11:49 am

    love the outfit, please check out my blog and comment on the who wore it better (Kim K vs. Rihanna). Thank you. πŸ™‚

  28. 31st July 2012 / 11:49 am

    Oh wow girl, this outfit is just perfect. Great color dress for this summer, especially with this amazing necklace. And your hair!!
    New follower.

    With love,

    Sanne
    Confessions of a blonde

  29. 31st July 2012 / 11:08 pm

    You look gorgeous, lovely colours X

  30. 3rd August 2012 / 4:35 pm

    Your dress is so pretty, love your blog, you do the best outfit of the day posts! πŸ™‚ xxx

  31. 5th August 2012 / 10:03 am

    Your blog is lovely and you always look so nice in all your photos. x

  32. 14th August 2012 / 7:58 am

    I really like the combination of pink an light green, that looks fantastic on you!
    Greetings from Germany πŸ™‚

  33. 23rd September 2012 / 5:14 pm

    Your hair looks gorgeous, very Carrie xx
    loveontopxo.blogspot.co.uk

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