Friday, December 20, 2013


There's so much to write about in terms of my outfit today; it's one of those looks where I combined as much colour and pattern as I could just for the fun of it. My mint green heels are one of my most recent bargains and such a fantastic find. I adore the colour and I've been searching for shoes with a clear side panel for quite some time now. I saw them from Target and fell in love with them instantly. I was so 
surprised to find such amazing shoes in Target but then I realised that Target, in terms of fashion, has been a lot better than usual this year. With the introduction of the Gok collection, there have been many dresses, shoes and accessories I've liked in recent times. Upon wearing my new mint green heels to work the next day, I received so many compliments! I was so happy and felt touched when my dear friend from work later purchased the same shoes in the other colour. My 'Dream a Little Dream' Cardigan is from my wishlist which I posted here.  I bought it during the week in which it was part of the 50% sale at Alannah Hill (just the right time since it's now selling for substantially more than I paid for it). The sweet little neck tie is a lovely detail, the embroidery is pretty and I adore the metallic flower applique (I just wish the little flowers were sewn on more tightly).  I've seen the 'Bring Me Flowers Skirt' on a couple of other blogs before (I think maybe Alannah Hill made a dress in this print too?). I found it on ebay and I was rather pleased to secure myself a special discounted piece. I love the colour scheme; there are a myriad of cardigans and tops I can pair it with. I loved the idea of wearing double florals in this look, can there ever be too many florals? No. Of course I incorporated into this look, the pride and joy of my Guess bag collection which I posted here. I like how complete my outfit feels when I include a Guess bag. The colour scheme is so unique and exciting! The addition of my yellow hair flower is somewhat random but why not? It's consistent with my recent love of yellow. 

The Christmas holidays sure are close now (seriously, how did that happen?) I'm at work until half way through Christmas Eve. It's quite a different experience for me. Since With all my many years of being a student, I would have already been on holidays for about a month by now. But that got very boring and, at times depressing, so I prefer being at work. Keeping busy is much better for me. I was much more organised with my shopping for the holiday season this year. Instead of being so last minute, I have completely finished and don't have to tackle the shops this weekend (the one time of the year when tackle and shops should be used in the same sentence). I know I'm crazy for saying this but I'm actually going to miss work during my nine day break. It's changed my life that much; meeting the most amazing people and having something productive to do during the day. The highlight of the holiday season so far has been attending so many work social events and being treated with such kindness and generosity by my co-workers. I've had the best couple of weeks and I am so grateful in every possible way.








Alannah Hill 'Bring Me Flowers' Skirt
Alannah Hill 'Dream A Little Dream' Cardigan
Kmart Hair Flower 
Guess Bag
Target Mint Heels
Butterfly Foundation Hope keyring via Sportsgirl
Pandora Bracelet 

Photos from: What I Wore Wednesday, Love Your Look, Style Sessions


Mica T said...

That skirt is beautiful on you! :) Really like the colours :)

Congrats on scoring the cardi for 50% off too :)

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The Dainty Dolls House said...

Stunning doll, I love the mix of colours and patterns too :) And the shoes are so sweet. Target is a great store. I hope you have a glorious Christmas time and enjoy being with family and friends. Lots of love to you Xxx

daisychain said...

I am so loving your shoes xo

Shybiker said...

You look delightful. I enjoy Target for not only their selection but also my comfort shopping there. Nobody minds when I browse the women's dept.


Things surely change when you work more, but I'm glad that you will be able to enjoy your holiday. I love the vibrant colours in your outfit. You look gorgeous! x/Madison Happy holidays!

Jackie Harrison said...

I know what you mean with work I work on Christmas eve till 3 never but I do not mine at first I did when you first come out of college everything its so different. You look beautiful love the outfit very elegant. Have a lovely weekend my friend.

Miss Twiggy said...

great outfit... super cute as always...

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Bisma Rauf said...

Love your shoes :)

Anita said...

This outfit makes me miss summer :) Love the colours <3

Style and Paper said...

Lovely outfit!!


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Lorena said...

I adore a colorful and fun outfit. Nicely done!

Pooja Mittal said...

Those mint green heels are so nice, no wonder you got so many compliments..
I am totally in love with your top
Have a nice day
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Caro * said...

What a lovely outfit, your skirt is beautiful :)

Lilly Style said...

I'm in love with that skirt! Gorgeous!

Francesca Romana Capizzi said...

I think that this is one of my fave putfits of yours so far! I love skirt and bag!

Sherin said...

It's definitely a really fun outfit. I love all the colour and all the print. You've pulled off the whole look perfectly.

Couture Carrie said...

Beautiful look, darling!
Love that skirt!


Sam said...

You look so beautiful, love the idyllic colours of your stunning skirt and that stunning bag.

the chilicool said...

Love your skirt!

Launna said...

What beautiful pictures Imogen... I love those shoes, they are the perfect color :)

Thank you for your lovely comments on my blog, Merry Christmas :)

Sonya Mann said...

So much color! You're floradorable :)

Mila said...

The skirt is so bright and cheerful!

Red Rose Alley said...

Look at that yellow flower in your hair, Imogen. It's so lovely. This is a cute outfit, and I really like the purse too.

Merry Christmas.


Red Rose Alley said...

Oh, isn't Target the best? I always come home with a bag of goodies every time I shop there.


Alexa said...

i love all the colors in this outfit especially those gorgeous mint green heels! and your hair looks fabulous doll :)

Alexa <3

Laviña Jampit said...

love your skirt and shoes! :)


Mingaile Tarpy said...

What a playful outfit! Love your heels and the bag!

Emmylou said...

Such a lovely, bright outfit, Imogen. And good for you for being able to do all your shopping in time. And yay for work parties keeping you busy:)

Midnight Cowgirl said...

Love the flower in your hair!

Angel Pinkoolaid said...

gorgeous <3 those mint shoes are amazing!


Fashion Sky Fall said...

Lovely girl, lovely outfit <3

dunia kecil indi said...

very cute, love the colors :)

Sharon said...

I love your shoes!!! :)

Cat Eyes & Skinny Jeans said...

I LOVE that skirt! The colors are just so bright and cheerful!!


Ivana Džidić said...

You look gorgeous! I really like how you have combined prints and colours!

I know how you feel btw, I can't wait to start working again too!

kataszyyna said...

Great post so sweet <3


S said...

You look adorable with all these bright colors!!!!
Love the color/prints combination, you did a great job, dear! :)

Shes Dressing Up said...

I love how bright & cheerful this outfit is!


Beautiful skirt!

X Laura


Patricia G. said...

So nice!! Lovely skirt!

Sarah-M. said...

Looks amazing!

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Denise Sabs said...

You know I like your photos and style very much! So, it's not different today! I like Target, I loved going there when I studied in the US. And I loved your mint shoes and bag! I know you like working, so I know it'll be fine - and it's a busy time of the year anyway, ooph, I want 2014 to arrive! (Hee hee, it will be soon!) You look so beautiful, I love seeing your pics! And just like you, I can't be without my fringe, although many people don't like very much... I do! Hope you have a great time! denisesplanet com

Antonella C'est moi said...

Pretty outfit kisses doll

Paola Lauretano said...

Wonderful skirt!!!
I always love your hairstyle!!!!
The heels are to die for!!!!!!
Kisses doll!

shoesbagsslips said...

I love your shoes!!!

India said...

Love your heels!

Marija Marovic said...

Love all the colors on the skirt, so pretty, and your shoes are so classy! XO


Carly said...

Aaw, you look so sweet and happy - it's lovely to see! I hope you will have a very happy holiday this year! I feel a little under the weather - typical! Merry Christmas sweet! <3 xxx

Laura said...

that's a sweet outfit, i love the heels! x

Ashley of Southern (California) Belle said...

That bag is to die for and I love all the textures in this outfit :)

Elle Sees said...

love this beautiful girl! gorgeous.

Simera H said...

I love the pattern of your skirt so cute.

Chloe, Wardrobe Quarry said...

Love the cute detail on the shirt


Glam up your Lifestyle said...

A very cute outfit, I love the. Colorful mix of pattern. You have such a lovely style.


LyddieGal said...

what an adorable print mix, and i just love your mint pumps!
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Who is that Girl Mo? said...

That is a very pretty floral skirt! Cute look. :-)


Emilie said...

Wauw you combine so much colour and patterns like you said (after I read that I was very curious to see the outfit haha) and I think it's a GREAT combination!!!! Maybe you can do a post with some lessons about combining because trust me when I would try this I would look like a clown:p

Rusin D said...

Awwee you look adorable!! I want your heels! :) xox


Gail J said...

awww love the skirt!

Novarellie said...

Stunning! :)


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Very Nice Beautiful, Have a Nice Day. . . :)

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Busola Coutts said...

Beautiful outfit. Love that floral print skirt and the cute sweater top. Perfect shoes. You look so pretty.

Happy Holidays!


Closet Fashionista said...

That skirt is so cute! I love the print :)

Putri Valentina said...

your skirt is so cute :D


Rowena @ rolala loves said...

What I love about your style is how your combine color and patterns and this has to one of of my favorite looks.

It's amazing how sometimes work can be so fulfilling like it sounds like it's been for you . I hope you'll have a wonderful Christmas and enjoy your holiday break Imogen.

Thank you so much for the incredibly sweet comment you left me. It's wonderfully supportive blogger friends like you that help me realize it's ok to open up.

Rowena @ rolala loves

Sandra Leiva said...

Beautiful skirt!



Josie said...

I love shoes with transparent details, these are gorgeous! xxx

Sara Gerard said...

This is such a sweet and colorful outfit! One of my favorites I must say, too cute!

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jennie said...

It's so lovely to see you looking so happy! <3

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Melissa said...

That skirt is beautiful on you! :) I really love your outfit as well!

Wish you a wonderful christmas!


Ozden Ozdogan said...

This is gorgeous.I love everything.All colours are perfect.You warm me with these colours hehe
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kissandmakeupsbeautyblog.com said...

Super fun and colorful as always :-) I really like the bag you're holding here, very cute!

The Style Maze said...

aaaaw so beautiful! I loooove your skirt so much <33 it's so beautiful!



Alexandra Zakharova said...

I'm really surprised that Christmas and new year holidays are so close as well, time is running amazingly fast sometimes) I wonder, do you have snow at the place where you live? Is the nature always green and blooming over there?!
I've got to say you look pretty and feminine,as always:) Cute outfit!
Happy holidays to you!


Sophie Sierra said...

This is such a beautiful outfit! <3

Well done for being so organised; I've left everything to the late minute as usual (oops!)

Hope you enjoy your Christmas break hun xo

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LoveT. said...

Wonderful Look! Love the Pictures :)


June said...

Very cute outfit! Love the bag and shoes!! Have a great Christmas!

Sam said...

Wishing you and your loved ones a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! May it filled with joy, love, peace and happiness!

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Tia said...

Your handbag is amazing! xx


Speaking Prada said...

I totally agree and understand you! I am more organized and get more things done when I'm busy and need to schedule all my time! :) Anyways, you look cute! I'm pretty much in love with the colors of your skirt.