30 Nov 2014

OOTD: Colour splash

When Ben and I first started dating, I wore a lot of black. I look back on those photos and wonder where I was hiding all my colour. I do love the chic look of an all black outfit, but I always feel more confident when I dress it up with a bit of colour. Even better is a great classic LBD with a colour splash like this!





 

Dress: c/o IGIGI
Belt: ASOS Curve
Bag: Crossroads
Wedges: Betts
Sunnies: Domino Dollhouse
Necklace: Lovisa

I love the way this dress hugs my curves. The cut of it is such a classic shape and it creates a fantastic nipped in waist look, even if there isn't much actual waist there to nip-in! I've always found that IGIGI dresses lend an instant feminine glam to whatever I'm wearing, there's something about this sillehoutte that makes me feel like a woman to be reckoned with!

These wedges are some of the comfiest shoes I own. I really wish I snapped them up in different colours, they are such an awesome statement shoe and I always get compliments on them when I wear them. I added my (super $6!) heart bag which is perfect for a long day out, I can almost fit the kitchen sink in this bad boy!  








I figured that with a killer dress and red essential pieces, the logical next step was gold accessories. I'm a major fan of belts as jewellery, yes, it's not holding anything up but man does it look pretty sitting there on my waist! If I can add a belt without looking silly, I normally do. And of course, the finishing touch is a funky necklaces. And pineapples are about as awesome as it gets! Except for unicorns. But I was fresh out of unicorns that day. 

Do you prefer colour or all black outfits?? 

10 comments:

  1. I love this outfit so much and that bag is awesome! xx

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  2. You look fabulous! That dress is so wonderful and the baggie is adorable ^^ <3

    MMxoxo

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  3. All color, all the time! I have very few black pieces myself because I just feel more confident in color too. I just love this dress on you. Agreed, this shape is super feminine and is one of my favorites.

    Janeane
    www.designingfrommycloset.wordpress.com

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  4. Everything about this outfit is joyous! Love the shoes, necklace, bag and everrrrrrthang else. xx

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  5. You look AMAZING! I love the entire look. The dress, the shoes, and the bag are all gorgeous! xx

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  6. Love the shoes and the bag. Not to mention (or is that what I'm just doing :P) this dress is gorgeous on you. I wear a lot of black and have been trying to slowly add more colors into my wardrobe, black is still one of my favorites but I do enjoy color as well.

    <3Rachel

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  7. OH MY GOSH, that dress is amazing!! I love the colours and pattern!

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  8. Love the dress! I have a very similar pair of shoes that are amazing. Same deal, wish they would of came out in more colors because I would've snatched 'em up.

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