Dress – J.W.Anderson for Topshop -£35 (Sale), Shoes – Jeffrey Campbell Damsel in Soletrader – £29 (Sale), Bag – New Look – Christmas present, Bracelet – ebay – from the boyfriend
Nail Polish – orange – Topshop and apparently no longer in existance but Barry M also do a nice shade, the white is just a wee MUA number.
When it comes to my personal style – it’s safe to say my default has become “I’ll wear anything as long as it’s black.” It shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone that as such that when the French Maid dress by J.W.Anderson went in to the Topshop Sale that I snapped it up. I had designs on wearing it at New Year but came with stains across the shoulder (boo you Toppers, boo you) but have been dying for an excuse to crack this guy out and a night out on the tiles seemed a good excuse as any. I know Primark did some gorgeous Wednesday Addams inspired dresses a while back (and come on, that is exactly what this is channelling) but this guy is my favourite. It was down to £35 for £79.99 in the sale and the collar and cuffs are both detachable so like – 2 dresses in one surely? It’s got that whole Babes in Toyland/Hole vibe going on which I was all up in. It’s quite a smart dress so coupled it with Damsel Jeffrey Campbell’s I snapped up for £29 in Soletrader. I’d been resistant to Jeffrey Campbell’s for so so long but I love a good wedge and for that price it was pretty tough to argue with.
Surprisingly I did not break my neck or die in a pit of sweat – though one button did keep popping open on my dress, but I put this down to vigorous dance moves more than anything else and I slowly getting to the point where I can take smaller and smaller bags out. In days gone by you’d have thought I was away for the weekend, not for a night of dancing, when I rocked up toe club with something not too far off a hold all (think air plane hand-luggage and you get the idea.) It’s taken a while but I have finally realised no I don’t need my entire make up bag, two changes of shoes and snacks JUST IN CASE. My purse, lipstick and camera is quite enough. Also doing my back all kinds of wonders. Just saying.