Monday, 3 October 2011

WhatLauraWore: Birthday Cocktails

Evening All

Last Monday was my 23rd birthday (I know, lets get the anti ageing products out!) and on Saturday I went for a night out in Durham to celebrate with the girls.  It was a pretty wild night filled with many cocktails.  In all honesty, I drank far too much than I usually do on a night out so yesterday I was nursing a very sore head!  Were too bottles of champagne really necessary?  Possibly not.  I had a fantastic night and I was so pleased I wore flats as my dance moves would give Michael Flatley a run for his money.

Tonight, I thought id show you the outfit that I wore.  I picked up the dress at the Simply Be VIP store opening that I attended in Liverpool recently.  It is not a style that I would usually go for and to be honest, at £70, its not a price I would usually opt to pay either.  That's whats so good about Simply Be opening stores.  I got to try on a long sleeved dress which I would never have ordered online, in a colour I wouldn't have ordered as I didn't think that I would suit the style or colour and I got to try a range of sizes.  I tried on four different sizes of this dress until I bought the one I wanted as it was a large fit.  Realistically, I would never have been able to afford to pull out £280 to buy four of the dresses online to then send three back.  I cant tell you how happy I am with the dress, I absolutely love it and it made me feel gorgeous from the inside out- it was so worth the money I paid for it.

WhatLauraWore:
Cornelli Tunic Dress by Frock & Frill at Simply Be
Black ankle length leggings from Evans
Pink Blush flower sandals from Primark
Black and gold bag from J by Jasper Conran at Debenhams
White gold and diamond rings
Black chandellier earrings from Next
Heart necklace from Next
Nail Polish is 3 coats of Pastel Pink by Models Own with two coats of Barry M Pink Iridescent

What outfit makes you feel beautiful? Have any of you been to the Simply Be store in Liverpool yet?  Do you prefer online shopping or going to a shopping centre?

11 comments:

  1. that dress looks lovely on you! but i knew it would as i saw you try it on too! :) xx

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  2. You look beautiful, this suit you so much.
    Hope you had a fab Birthday :) x

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  3. it's a gorgeous dress and it's cool to know simply be has stores now in uk, next time I'm uk I'll keep an eye on those!

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  4. The dress is gorgeous on you, it really suits you :)
    xx

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  5. You look gorgeous Laura. Please could you do a piece on your amazing hair do ???? I am growing my hair and would love a tutorial on using the bump its that you have mentioned and also how you achieved those lovely ringlets. You really rock that dress, so pleased you had a fantastic Birthday. I wish you a happy year. Kathy xx

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  6. Hey Laura!!
    The whole look is gorgeous but are the ringlets real of extensions?? Please do a post on it!

    I love your blog, please try and post more regularly as I hate having to wait so long for my next 'What Laura Loves' fix' :) xx

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  7. love how you have done your hair :) xxx

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  8. Hope you had a lovely birthday! x

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  9. This outfit is hot!! You looks great as always and i love the bag.. again big fan of the bag!!

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  10. You look gorge hun! Hope you had a good birthday x

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  11. You look stunning! I love your hair.

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