Thursday, 1 August 2013

Wednesday Wants

You might find this a little hard to believe but I am having a hard time buying dresses right now.  There's just not much around that I love and I have promised myself that I will only buy things I really love rather than something I like or something because I want a new dress and can't find anything better.  Most dresses seem to be smock like which just doesn't suit me like a nice fitted skater dress does.  I need something to highlight my waist and make the most of my curves whilst hiding the bits I wish would disappear.

This said I have fallen for another Whitepepper dress, it could totally be altered to give me a waist, right?!  It's the perfect shade of yellow and should be a good length on me.  I haven't been able to find another yellow dress I like more and I obviously need another yellow dress don't I!  I've resisted buying from Whitepepper so far and am so tempted by this dress, what do you think? Is it a yes or no on me?


I have already bought the more structured formal version of this hatched horses dress from French Connection which I am yet to wear (saving it for a suitable occasion!) but am totally drawn to this chiffon floaty dress.  I love how the fabric hangs, it would be the perfect all year round dress.


I am totally smitten by the this print and the shape couldn't be more perfect.  Lovely and retro.  I have tried to track this down in store so I can try it on to no avail so I am going to have to order it online.  They also do a top and a skirt in this print if you're interested.

Dress: Oasis

I have been totally crushing on these amazing Chie Mihara ankle boots this week, in fact they are on their way as I type.  I am really hoping they are flattering on my calves as I can see myself living in them when I need something a bit dressier than my usual Converse.  I love that they are kind of a cross between a pair of shoes and ankle boots but more like shoes than shoe boots are.  Am I even making any sense?! 


What's on your must have list this week?

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7 comments:

  1. I understand the shoe-waffle, and I think they'll be lovely.
    Not sold on the Whitepepper dress, it's a pretty colour but pricey if you're going to have to alter it..

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  2. You're a drexpert...wonder if you have any ideas, I am looking for a bridesmaid dress for 1-3 bridesmaids (havent decided whether its just my sister or 2 more friends). I don't want it to traditional, prommy or spangly, just a simple maxi or midi dress in cobalt blue and not too expensive (£40-50). I've looked at all the usual places, asos, high street but nothing is the right length or style! Wondered if you had any ideas for online shops that might have what I am after

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  3. Hi Kati

    I don't wear either maxi or midi dresses myself but have had a quick look on shopstyle.co.uk. I searched for cobalt dress and found these ones:

    http://www.isme.com/coleen-one-shoulder-maxi-dress/1216481358.prd

    http://www.littlewoods.com/south-embellished-beach-maxi-dress/1223030878.prd

    http://www.boohoo.com/restofworld/going-out-dresses/abi-neck-detail-sleeveless-midi-dress/invt/azz62118

    http://www.very.co.uk/nicholas-millington-ruffle-bustier-maxi-bridesmaid-dress/1018082203.prd?

    Not sure if any of those are suitable. I recommend searching on shopstyle, checking eBay and looking at the Chinese companies you can order to size on. I haven't used any of those personally but know people who have.

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    1. Thanks my dear, wonderful of you to help me so much!

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  4. Ooooo that print on the Oasis print is gorgeous!
    Sophie
    x

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  5. Omg I love those shoes!
    I agree with the whole smock situation, not for me. The word "smock" actually makes me shudder for some reason haha, I also associate smocks with maternity wear too? X

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  6. Yeah, I'm with you on the smock situation, NOT a good look for me!

    Maria xxx

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