Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Missguided Aldara - Five Ways To Wear

My love for the Missguided Aldara dress is well documented so when the lovely people at Missguided challenged me to style their dress my way for varying occasions how could I refuse?!  To make it clear from the onset the dresses are mine and all paid for by me, Missguided have however gifted me one of their gorgeous bright pink Violetta jackets which is worn below.


Casual - For shopping trips & generally chilling out at the weekend this is how I am currently wearing my Aldara.  It's so comfy to wear with a slouchy jumper over it and my favourite boots.  My gorgeous gold satchel adds a bit of glamour and of course in this baltic weather I stick a coat on too!
  

Valentines - Pink to make the boys wink.  We are going for a couple of drinks followed by a cozy night in with a yummy home cooked meal this V-day so I will be lounging around in the pink Aldara teamed with my cute New Look flats and slouchy Warehouse blazer.  Lollipop optional.


Lunch with the girls - I love meeting my girls for some good food & even better chats and tend to go for dressy/casual.  Here I have teamed the burnt orange Aldara with my favourite Office leopard lace ups and Warehouse clutch.  To dress it down a bit I am also wearing my tan Next cardigan and have finished it off with a tan belt.


Wedding - My favourite of all my Aldaras, this colour is honestly beautiful.  As seen on this post I love to team it with my old faithful Topshop Cardigan and a gold belt.  I have also added a pair of purple mid heel courts from Dorothy Perkins and a black and gold studded clutch from River Island.  If I was actually going to a wedding wearing this I think I would find something better to wear in my hair.  I don't often wear hats or fascinators to weddings but think something gold and glitzy would look great!


Night out - For a night out I would stay faithful to the LBD and go for the black Aldara.  I'm not sure if I have shrunk it or if it has always been shorter than the others but it's the perfect length for a night out.  I have teamed it with this great Missguided bright pink blazer and a slick of Topshop 'All about me' lipstick.  The amazing PPQ for Office platform wedge Mary Jane's are Sara Luxe's fault.  I love that they give me a lot of height with no discomfort, win/win!  Oh and they were only £24, wow. Finally I have added a stripy clutch from River Island which is a must to carry my night out essentials.

Do you own the Aldara yet? How do you wear yours?

**Edit - I'm on the Missguided blog today, love how they have displayed my photos!**


36 comments:

  1. I LOVE the burnt orange one.. looks amazing with the leopard print! I love that you have this dress in so many different colours, but it really is the perfect dress for you.. the shape is amazing!

    The Deer Head

    x

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    1. I'm toying with getting the mint one too... not sure I can pull that colour off. It's definitely an amazing dress! xx

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  2. I love the orange dress too. I wouldn't have thought to put orangey/brown tones together, but they work fabulously!x

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    1. I didn't think I loved the orange one that much til I pulled it out of the wardrobe, I had forgotten how nice it is! xx

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  3. how amazing are the shoes though ! LOVE

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    1. Bloody gorgeous Sara! Thanks for the heads up xx

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  4. Its all about the tangerine dress for me! ...Although I love them all!

    jen x
    http://kitch-n-sync.blogspot.com

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    1. That one seems to be a popular choice! Mines still defo the purple :)

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  5. LOVE LOVE LOVE all of the outfits. Gorgeous dresses xx

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  6. Such a pretty dress! Love all the ways you've worn it :)

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  7. Saw your post this morning on missguided's blog... looove the dresses, think my fave would have to be pink! xxx

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    1. It's the perfect shade of pink, I think it would work with most skin tones xx

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  8. That dress is beautiful can see why you love it so much! I really want one now. xx

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    1. Go for it, you won't regret it. Hardest part is choosing which colour ;) xx

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  9. Love this post Sarah, you're looking lovely in every single outfit. Can't believe you have so many of these dresses, are there any other colours you haven't got? Think my favourite look is the wedding, the purple colours are gorgeous but I also love the going out look too, can't beat a black and pink outfit. Jealous of those PPQ shoes too, they were sold out when I got round to looking for them :(

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    1. Thanks Hannah! I haven't got a few of the colours but I do have more than I've pictured... hehe. That's a shame about the wedges, you would have loved them xx

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  10. LOVE the styling you've done. Think my favourite is the 'wedding' look.

    xx

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    1. Thanks lovely, the purple is definitely my favourite colour xx

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  11. I love all these outfits! I have a similar dress in turquoise, I ought to wear it more. I think the black one would look fab with all different coloured tights too.

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    1. You should! I have loads of coloured tights but barely wear them these days, I need to dig some out!!

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  12. These are gorgeous dresses! And you look lovely in all of them! :)
    x

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    1. Thank you lovely, it really is a great dress xx

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  13. amazing post! i absolutely love the ways that you've styled them. you look so gorgeous in the 'night out' one & those shoes are beauts! i'm ever so tempted to get the lilac or pink dress xx

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    1. Thank you love! You should treat yourself to one... or two! At that price you can splurge on more than one! xx

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  14. Love this post and I can't decide which colour looks best on you, you look lovely in all of them! xx

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    1. Thank you gorgeous! Can't wait for you to get to a size 14 so I can buy you one!! xx

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  15. LOVE this post! With every outfit I was like "ooh that's my favourite"..."no wait that's my favourite"..."hang on, THAT'S my favourite" haha, but I can't choose, they all look amazing!xx

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  16. Great ideas! I had never heard the phrase Pink to make the boys wink until my grandma randomly said it a couple of weeks ago, lol. xx

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    1. Haha! My Gran used to say it too, that's where I've got it from :) xx

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  17. You look AMAZING, literally jaw dropping!

    Maria xxx

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  18. LOVE this post, all of the looks are amazing. You've now made me want that dress even more! x

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  19. Love this dress - you look so great in each! :)

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  20. Wow all fab. The burnt orange and purple are my faves. x

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