Their Lips Brushed Like Young Wild Flowers In The Wind…

Share on Facebook
Tweet on Twitter
A new dress. Is there anything more frivolous and wonderful as a new dress?
 
I recently went to London with my younger sister for a day of spending, eating and catching up (with a few musical numbers thrown in for good measure!)
Upon arriving to the famously busy Oxford Circus, my single goal in the (so-vast-it-appears-never-ending) Topshop was to find myself a bikini. I’d seen some lovely ones online, but knew I needed to try them on for a good fit.
 
Perhaps more on the bikini another day (I found one and it’s perfect!) because just as I was making my way to pay, I spotted this gorgeous little white number hanging on the sale rail.
I literally could not believe it was in my size…and in the sale!
 
 
Of course I’d seen this beautiful little Victoriana dress when it appeared full price on the website, and had even bid on a couple on eBay (before the price soared beyond logical reason)
So I can truly say it was pure delight to pick one up to take home with me!
 
It’s just the right amount of feminine, and reminds me of ‘Picnic at Hanging Rock’, Kate Bush in her floatier incarnations, Stevie Nicks and Beatrix Potter all rolled in to one!
 
 
The necklaces I’m wearing it with feature charms which belonged to my late Nanna and Great-Grandmother. A lot of religious symbolism going on there! I love their character, uniqueness and sentimental value.
My lipstick is by Topshop (Infared) and my nail polish, (which is also on my toes) is a deep Jade green by Rimmel (Block Your Green)
 
 
My head dress is a vintage 1950’s bridesmaids hair band. Made from aged silk, it’s a gorgeous piece which I try not to wear too often for fear of destroying it! It was definitely made for a child as I have to balance on my head in a very particular way to make it stay!
 
I suppose it would also be worth acknowledging at this point that I dyed my hair this week! I wanted a change, and this deep chocolatey brown certainly provided one!
 
 
Checking to make sure Joshua wasn’t about to get mowed down by a lorry as he took my photos!
 
 
Also worth a mention are my new shoes found in Primark of all places! I completely love them,  despite the blisters they have induced as I’ve worn them in! I’ve been wearing them with everything as they’re so versatile. Anything that gives me a little bit of a height boost is always welcome too!

 

 
 
Getting a bit carried away with the Kate Bush impressions…
 


Also more from my instagram lately, including a thrifty Elvis key-ring I found at the car boot, my latest obsession of crumpets and fruit for breakfast, Spring colours around Brighton and decor from our flat!

You can follow my instagram here – even if you don’t have a smart phone!

>> Let’s check the best folding picnic table and reviews!
Plenty more in the pipeline, including some fantastic music I can’t wait to share with you all!
 
Hope you’re all very well!
 
Love Yours Truly, x

Ps. For those who didn’t see my tweets prior to this post, how do you like my beautiful new header! A huge thank you to Sam Luck for helping to create exactly what I wanted! 

 

36 COMMENTS:

  1. VioletDaffodils20 May 2013 at 09:14

    absolutely stunning lady 😀 xx

    Reply

  2. You are gorgeous! Your new hair colour suits you so much! x

    Reply

  3. Sue @ A Colourful Canvas20 May 2013 at 09:33

    Very pretty. And the green polish and the bright lippy gives you just that bit of edge. Well done.

    I did notice the new header on your blog. Love it!

    Sue xo

    Reply

  4. Mixed Mediums Theatre20 May 2013 at 09:39

    Absolutely stunning ensemble! Just beautiful!
    Cx
    http://mixedmediumstheatre.blogspot.ca/

    Reply

  5. Your dress is so cute 🙂

    Reply

  6. I LOVE the edwardian-feeling lace details on that dress! just gorgeous!

    Reply

  7. Ladies in Navy20 May 2013 at 11:48

    this dress is to die for!
    kw ladies in navy

    Reply

  8. Your makeup is flawless! Love the lip color

    Reply

  9. Arezu In Wonderland20 May 2013 at 12:10

    Wow you look so amazing.
    I absolutely love your dress.
    And the necklaces are beautiful.

    XO Arezu

    Reply

  10. I have that dress in black! I really liked the white but thought the black was a more flattering colour on me, I can’t wait to wear it on a sunny day (but the buttons are a pain)!

    Reply

  11. Yours Truly, x29 May 2013 at 15:58

    Tell me about it! Those buttons are a nightmare unless you’re a body contortionist! Oooh I didn’t know it came in black! Time to search eBay! x

     

  12. Carrie Yellow20 May 2013 at 13:02

    You look absolutely stunning, that dress was made for you! Love your new hair too!

    Xx

    Reply

  13. Elmedina Tiric20 May 2013 at 13:34

    So lovely!<3

    Reply

  14. Such a floaty dreamy dress, will be perfect for summer!

    http://inregardstoalice.blogspot.com.au/

    Reply

  15. Catherine Summers20 May 2013 at 14:06

    Kerry you look like a perfect summer flower fairy (in the nicest way of course)! The dress was made for you, it must have been fate… plus the roses are the perfect addition. Wow and wow!!

    Catherine x
    http://notdressedaslamb.com

    P.S. Love the new header! Need to update you on my blogroll now that you’ve changed it…

    Reply

  16. What a gorgeous little dress..so so pretty..
    I have just started following you on bloglovin 🙂

    Ila x

    http://cleanserblog.blogspot.co.uk/

    Reply

  17. countrygirlcityfashion20 May 2013 at 18:00

    So awesome that you got that dress! It’s really beautiful. I love your hair color too!

    Reply

  18. I adore the details in your dress, and the new header is fab!
    teapotsandbelles.blogspot.com

    Reply

  19. I love the new header ! Super nice!!

    You look like a doll ! So cute 🙂
    Kisses from France!

    Reply

  20. I love your new header 🙂 and before I’d even read the part about you having dyed your hair I was thinking how gorgeous the colour of your hair is – very envious of your warm, chocolatey brown! Your dress is perfect, it suits you so much. This is the second blog post today where I’m seeing someone in an all white dress – a look I’m not at all sure I’d ever pull off with my pasty skin! xx

    Reply

  21. stunning! xx

    Reply

  22. I’m very tempted to take a picture of your hair to to the hairdressers… !

    Reply

  23. I think one of the many reasons I find your blog enchanting is the concise editing. This is basically is a simple design in the outfit and background yet it reads so full and has a strong impact. You do have a gift for blogging. Truly, I’m a fan of your vision!

    blue hue wonderland

    Reply

  24. Gorgeous you in front of the light blue wall. This outfit is great. It reminds me of Holy Communion photos of me or my mother when we were children.

    Reply

  25. Gorgeous pictures, love the colors and contrast… and, of course, that dress <3

    Reply

  26. Circus Girl (Zoë)21 May 2013 at 12:48

    Suits you perfectly kitten! xxx

    Reply

  27. Jo – Lost in the Haze21 May 2013 at 23:56

    The new header is beautiful! I thought it was a new one – but I’ll admit, I’m pretty dang sleepy today, so thought I may have been going slightly mad..! Ooh, and the dress is divine, Kerry! <3 On sale too?! Definitely meant to be, don’t you think!

    xo
    Jo
    Lost in the Haze

    Reply

  28. That dress is utterly stunning!

    http://ruby-in-the-smoke.blogspot.com/

    Reply

  29. you are – as always – stunning!

    Reply

  30. Floral Danielle23 May 2013 at 11:01

    This whole outfit is absolutely gorgeous! 🙂
    x

    Reply

  31. Dress your life.23 May 2013 at 14:09

    You look so lovely, straight out of an enchanting novel 😉
    Naomi, x

    Reply

  32. Checking for that lorry so elegantly! You are literally SO beautiful Kerry! Well I have been a very, very bad blogger and I have so many beautiful posts to look through on here. Firstly I love your new header and secondly i love your dress (that one was meant to be) and thirdly I love you! Can i come visit you soon please. You hair looks gorgeous dark… What a babe! xxx

    Reply

  33. so lovely!

    http://bitterteablog.blogspot.fi/

    Reply

  34. othersideofthemirror127 May 2013 at 08:13

    You look so adorable!

    Reply

  35. Alexandra Marie6 June 2013 at 16:22

    Can I just say, you do your makeup SO beautifully! Following via bloglovin’ <3 Alex

    tobebeautifulingodseyes.blogspot.com

    Reply

  36. Kleidermädchen29 July 2013 at 13:14

    Love your gorgous white Victoriana dress.

    xo
    Kisses from Germany!
    Jessy
    www.kleidermaedchen.de

    Reply

SHARE
Facebook
Twitter