having a ball

Dress: Karen Millen

Peacock feathers: Accessorize
Shoes: Jimmy Choo
Nails: Barry M’s Orchid (166)
Tan: Lauren’s Way

Last weekend was my end of season hockey dinner and dance. It’s a great evening which allows the whole club the chance to come together, share the triumphs of the previous season whilst indulging in some food, drink and unashamedly bad dancing! The night is quite plush, with the men donning a tuxedo, making them almost unrecognisable from the usual hockey attire I am so use to seeing them in. I bought this dress maybe 4 years ago for a wedding and then sadly after that , have never worn it since. I just love the colour of it, which shimmers between dark emerald green and a rich deep blue. I opted for a clean neckline, choosing some statement peacock feather earrings and stepped out into my carriage in my Jimmy Choo’s.

I hope you are all well and having a good weekend. 
I made a multitude of macaroons yesterday, so I am very excited to share them with you, providing I haven’t scoffed them all by then…

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  1. 22nd May 2011 / 11:37 am

    You look lovely Mrs 🙂 The colour is gorgeous, and the shoes & earrings look amazing. *drools over the shoes a bit*
    I bet it is so weird seeing everyone out of hockey gear, shows you all scrub up pretty good.
    Lovely dress, glad you had the chance to wear it again & that you had a good time xx

  2. 22nd May 2011 / 11:42 am

    AMAZING shoes milly! Love the dress too. You look beautiful x

  3. 22nd May 2011 / 12:03 pm

    You look gorgeous! And the shoes and the earrings go great together!

  4. 22nd May 2011 / 12:10 pm

    I immediately was like 'WHERE ARE THOSE SHOES FROM?!!' Alas, of course they are expensive! You look lovely, hope you had a fun evening. xx

  5. 22nd May 2011 / 12:14 pm

    I love these kind of posts, better than the sponsored ones:P I love the shoes, reminds me of the new collection of Blahnik's i saw yesterday but wasn't too crazy about…

  6. 22nd May 2011 / 12:15 pm

    This dress looks so gorgeous with your hair and I LOVE your Jimmy Choo's. Can't wait to see your homemade macaroons in a post! x

  7. 22nd May 2011 / 12:58 pm

    that dress really suits you <3 your hair is lush x

  8. 22nd May 2011 / 2:44 pm

    Milly, that dress is beautiful! The tones are gorgeous and very much match the peacock earrings. I don't have ear piercings any more, but you've definitely made me 'need' a peacock feather necklace (: And ooh, Jimmy Choo's eh?! They are so lovely! xx

  9. 22nd May 2011 / 2:49 pm

    Very jealous of those Jimmy Choo's and I love the earrings 🙂

  10. 22nd May 2011 / 2:54 pm

    you look absolutely stunning milly! that dress is beautiful xx

  11. 22nd May 2011 / 3:10 pm

    This colour looks absolutely gorgeous with your hair colour x

  12. 22nd May 2011 / 4:20 pm

    Love the colour of your dress looks absolutely stunning on you.

  13. 22nd May 2011 / 4:25 pm

    Adore the dress, amazing colour and you look beautiful in it! 🙂 x

  14. 22nd May 2011 / 4:35 pm

    OMG you look fab, the earrings are a great touch.


  15. 22nd May 2011 / 4:54 pm

    Ahh very pretty and lady-like-Cinderella herself would be proud! 🙂 x

  16. 22nd May 2011 / 5:05 pm

    You look absolutely gorgeous Milly – love the dress, brilliant colour on you! XXX

  17. 22nd May 2011 / 5:07 pm

    thank you all for your nice comments xx

  18. 22nd May 2011 / 5:53 pm

    Milly looks beautiful 🙂 ♥

  19. 22nd May 2011 / 8:07 pm

    Hi Milly! Could you please explain how you get your hair into this lovely style? Our hair is quite similar in length and I think your style would be a nice way to wear it whilst I'm growing it out! x

  20. 22nd May 2011 / 9:10 pm

    Ahhhhhhhhh too prettyful you are Mrs. I love this whole peacock colour on you. Looks immense with your hair.

    I've got images of you chasing around a peacock and plucking little feathers out of it haha.

    Peacock: Hey that crazy lady just plucked a feather from my back and made them into earrings!!

    Love, Lauren

  21. 22nd May 2011 / 9:17 pm

    Wowzah Milly you stunner! 🙂 The colour of that dress is beautiful, one of me favs & looks lovely on ya! Oh I've been dying to get a pair of peacock feather earring for yonks! You've made up me mind 🙂 shall be picking them up for surely! 😀 Hope you had a great time at your ball & reeeeaaaalllly looking forward to seeing those macaroony's!

    Love Aysh xoxo

  22. 22nd May 2011 / 9:54 pm

    gorgeous quite literally from top to toe my dear! xxx

  23. 24th May 2011 / 9:16 pm

    thank you girls for the comments 🙂

    @KMFarrell – I will try and do a tutorial for you, but I don't really know what I do…I just bundle it up and pin like crazy! hehe xx