Take me to the Emerald City

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Dress* – Traffic People

Boots – eBay

Bag* – Brand Village

Lipstick – MAC Cherry lip pencil

Two outfit posts in as many days – oh you lucky people! I had hoped to be wearing this gorgeous green dress with my freshly dyed copper-red hair but due to a few unforeseen circumstances last week, my hair is still very much blonde. We all know that reds and emeralds go together like bread and butter so I compensated with a pop of MAC’s Cherry lip pencil. This dots and flowers silk dress from Traffic People is absolutely stunning. I love the ruched waist and contrasting dandelion and spot patterns, not forgetting the billowing sleeves and beautiful colour. It comes with a cotton slip to wear underneath to save your modesty and is also available in a pretty cream colour if this one doesn’t make you green with envy.

I decided to swap bags for the day and take my new animal print satchel out for a spin. If you are after a fun satchel to use this AW, then definitely pay a visit to Brand Village who are literally brimming full of bags in all shapes and sizes. I am never one to shy away from a spot of animal print and its punchy purple colour makes it a must-have for this season. The satchel also comes with a detachable strap for those studious types who want to sling it on their shoulder and pedal off! Ideal.

Oh and look…those boots are making an appearance, yet again! 🙂

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25 Comments

  1. 20th November 2012 / 6:25 pm

    I love the colours on this outfit! The green with the purple is gorgeous <3

  2. 20th November 2012 / 6:29 pm

    Love the dress! I like that it has a cotton slip too – I hate buying a nice dress that has a horrible polyester slip, they're so uncomfortable! x
    that-bird.blogspot.co.uk

  3. 20th November 2012 / 6:41 pm

    I am totally loving your dress! So pretty!

  4. 20th November 2012 / 8:27 pm

    You look so pretty, I love that bag!

  5. 20th November 2012 / 8:27 pm

    Your skin looks so beautiful and glowy!xx

  6. 20th November 2012 / 8:48 pm

    Absolutely LOVE this dress and the bag, they look even more amazing worn together!

  7. 20th November 2012 / 8:53 pm

    Beautiful as ever!
    Love the contrast of the dress and the satchel.. Both are such lovely colours.
    A trip to brand village may be in order.. *googles away..*
    Caroline.x

    starsandthebutterflies.com

  8. 20th November 2012 / 9:16 pm

    you look gorgeous! love the lipststick 🙂

    burgundybeauty.blogspot.co.uk

    xx

  9. 20th November 2012 / 11:06 pm

    And now I must add that lip pencil to my Christmas wishlist, it's gorgeous! Love the outfit!

  10. 21st November 2012 / 4:44 am

    Absolutely love the lip color. I've been on a red kick lately. Pretty sure I need this in my life now!! xx

  11. 21st November 2012 / 10:36 pm

    Great colour combo, green is gorgeous on you. I can't believe you're going back to red hair! Eeek! I am going Little Mermaid red once my blonde bits grow out x

  12. 28th November 2012 / 9:33 pm

    @liv xo – I was wearing Sleek's GLO cheek highlighter. Really nice to giving you a warm sheen.

    Thank you all for your lovely comments x

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