Friday, 31 May 2013

Paisley Pattern

I saw the Great Gatsby on Wednesday. It was really good but nothing particularly spectacular. The costumes (Carey Mulligan's dresses = amazing!) and the soundtrack (I will never get bored of this song) were the best parts in my opinion, but I'd still recommend going to see it.
I went to Westfield yesterday with my Mum and my brother for a bit of holiday shopping. I couldn't resist buying this wonderful dress from River Island (I really wish I had a huge pair of Jeffrey Campbells to pair it with!). It cost £25 which seems a bit pricey (especially since I have no job and am trying to save up money for my summer holiday) but I just couldn't help myself! It's very similar to the ones you can get in Urban Outfitters for about £50 and I can tell that I'm going to wear this dress a huge amount (I really adore the style and shape) so I don't feel too guilty about the purchase. I think I'm going to have to give myself a spending ban for a while or force myself to find a Saturday job. I worked at my local garden centre during Christmas (hence why I have the money to go on holiday) but I've sort of come to a dead end with my job search and I  came to the conclusion that I can manage on minimal, cheap clothes. This can't last though and there's lots of other things I need to save up for now - it's so scary that in under a year I'll legally and officially be an adult with adult responsibilities and adult things to worry about. God, things are so much easier when you're only 17!

What do you think of my outfit? How is your week going?

 shoes - New Look
dress - River Island

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  1. The dress looks beautiful on you, especially paired with the pearls! And I've been obsessed with your New Look platforms for forever - they really are an amazing piece! I hope everything goes well with your job hunt!

    - Juliana

  2. That dress is beautiful!
    Jessica xx

  3. This dress is lovely and really suits you xx

  4. i love the pattern of the dress :)I have just done an outfit post on my blog:)

    check out my blog if you have the time?

  5. cute dress !

    following you now, maybe follow back?

  6. wow! amazing dress! /f.

  7. Ooo very gatsby! Love the pattern!
    Yinyin xx

  8. I saw Great Gatsby and I really appreciated the dresses! Your dress is beautiful :)

  9. This dress is very lovely! Suits you so much Charlotte! I also regret not buying these shoes every time I see you wearing them, I even went back in a few months ago to see if there were any left, sadly I am still silver shoe-less.

    Em x

  10. those shoes are SO PRETTY omg I'm totally in love with them!!<3

    Emma xx

  11. Beautiful dress, looks really lovely the way you style it with the pearls and the shoes. :)