Monday, April 7, 2014


Hi everyone! I can't believe how often it's been raining over the last few weeks. It's very uncharacteristic; I cannot remember too many other times like it. I usually hate the rain more than words can describe but this time I actually don't mind it. It's so warm and cosy to be at home, especially after a long day at work (I just bought unicorn print PJs too). The main downside is that it's pretty hard to take outfit pictures at the moment. I wonder how the rest of the world does it. In saying that, I came to realise that umbrellas make amazing props for outfit photos. I bought this dress recently in a $10 sale on the weekend while shopping with a friend. It's an Angel Biba dress; a brand which I only discovered a year ago but I'm becoming more impressed by. They have some unique designs and at $10 it was an absolute bargain. The only downside is that it's slightly large at the front so I prefer to wear it with a cardigan. The bright pink is fun and versatile and it provides a great basis as a skirt. I like the detailing at the top of the dress and it makes for an interesting look when layered with a cardigan. I decided to wear my green cardigan because I adore the combination of green and pink. I think it's a real stand out colour combination. Also I like the deep v neckline on this cardigan. It's great to pair with my dresses. Sometimes a higher neckline will clash with the neckline of a dress. I also decidesd to wear my Marc by Marc Jacobs mouse flats for the first time in awhile. I'm in the habit of wearing heels to work because it feels more dressed up so I haven't worn flats in ages. I must make more time for my adorable little mouse flats







Alannah Hill Having Said That Cardigan
Marc by Marc Jacobs Mouse Flats
Angel Biba Dress
Diva Houndstooth Hair Bow
Guess Bag

Linking to: Fashion Item FridayColour Brigade, Three-fer Thursday, What I Wore Wednesday, More Pieces of Me, On the Daily Express


Jacqueline Stewart said...

Pink and Green are a great match together, and the color of your cardi is very pretty too :D
Brolly rocks!

Diana Ashuayem said...

Lovely combo! Love your umbrella.

caffinatedlove said...

Pink and green! A perfect combination for Spring. :D



Launna said...

Awe Imogen... the green and pink combination looks so lovely on you.. you look sweet :)

I know how you feel about the rain... that is how I feel about the snow... I hope I have seen the last of it for this year :)

Panty Buns said...

I'm amazed that you managed to acquire that Angel Biba dress in my absolute favourite colour for only $10 !!! What a fantastic bargain. I can't overstate how much I love that shade of pink! It looks gorgeous with your green Alannah Hill 'Having Said That' Cardigan. I'm hoping to style an outfit in the exact same colours next month. I love the look of green and pink together. The swingy look and drape of the skirt are beautiful and the embroidery/applique on your Alannah Hill cardigan is very pretty too. Your umbrella looks like a good one and has a lovely print on it!
I hope you get some sun soon.


The Dainty Dolls House said...

You look wonderful. I wish the rain here would stop and bring some warm sunshine, but it's a bit cold and wet just now, so I will have to wait. This is a wonderful look my dear...I hope you have a gorgeous week Xxx

Lady parisienne said...

this drss is so cute I love it!

Sophie S said...

love the combo. xo


Vita said...

I would never think of pairing up pink and green in these shades, but it actually looks nice! And what a bargain, that dress looks really nice for 10 USD!

Jackie Harrison said...

Very pretty dress doll.

Anonymous said...

You look so cute, love that dress


Anonymous said...

Very cute, love it :)

libys11 said...

blushing in pink!!! i love your umbrella too!! :D

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Katherine Unique said...

You're beautiful! You look at this outfit unearthly!
As a model - slim and beautiful! I love your style!
You are my color inspiration: - *

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2minutos said...

Love this combination!!!

Couture Carrie said...

Perfect rainy day look!
Love those flats.


Daily Express said...

Love the colors here! The emerald green is gorgeous and the hot pink dress is great too. Silver flats were the perfect choice to go with them. Thanks for linking up to Manic Monday
Gina - On the Daily Express

Emmylou said...

Not a lot of people can pull of this colour combination, Imogen, but you do it so effortlessly:) And it's been raining here too, but I don't mind right now coz it's better than snow...hehe


I got stuck in the rain over the weekend a bit ago. I love the print on your umbrella. You look lovely dear. xx/Madison :)

Carylee said...

Ahhh bad weather is the blogger's nemesis! You made the most of it though and I love it! And I am the same as you. I only like rain when I don't have to be anywhere but home! Http://morepiecesofme.com

nataszkowiec said...

great post ♥
beautiful umbrella :)

Mica T said...

Love your silver mouse flats! I wear my mouse flats to work a lot - every now and then I'll surprise someone new in a meeting with them when they look down and exclaim that my shoes have faces, haha!
You have such a pretty floral umbrella too - you must be so cheerful using that when it rains! :)
I find it really tricky to take photos in the rain as I can't hold the umbrella over myself and my tripod. I end up having to take indoor photos or get my camera wet, neither of which are ideal.

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Jade Wright said...

Haha I love you obsession with unicorns lately, those pjs must be too cute!
I love the rainy weather – enjoy! You look stunning as per normal 


ann wood said...

These colors are great and contrast the background beautifully. Love your fun flats and you have a pretty smile!

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Ashley said...

Such a fun color combo! And that umbrella is amazing!

Red Rose Alley said...

You always look so cute, Imogen. Love the umbrella. It was raining here for awhile too, but then spring arrived, and I think it's here to stay. Sending you some warm weather.


Antonella C'est moi said...

very nice!! A perfect combination for Spring!! kisses

Francesca Romana Capizzi said...

Nice color combination!!! I love that skirt!!!
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Natasha Hill said...

You look lovely Imogen! I love the mouse flats, they're so cute and you're right the umbrella makes for a lovely prop! Lovely as always - Tasha xxx

Maddie said...

I never thought that green and pink could look so well together! You always surprise me Imogen! :)
And I know what you mean, the weather here in Latvia has been really mocking us, as it has been raining for 3 days straight! I have never thought of doing an outfit photo shoot in the rain, but I guess it could be interesting! :)


Rachel said...

What a cute, girly outfit! It's perfect for you!

Bisma Rauf said...

Love that umbrella :)

Katie Aman said...

Everything about you is just so classy and adorable! The cardigan has such great detail and your bag is gorgeous with that print. And mouse flats, aw how fun! I have to wear flats to work or I would be in pain, haha, so I've resorted to try and find cute sneakers somehow :)
Have a beautiful day!

Anna Martin said...

So cute! Beautiful details in the cardigan! <3

- Anna


Anonymous said...

Fantastic outfit :) Love your style <3

Eline said...

Your hair is looking fabulous!

The AnarCHIC said...

Very nice look, Imogen! your skirt make me crazy!
Un abbraccio,
Eva e Valentina The AnarCHIC

Vaxana said...

OMGGG You look so gorgeous...i love all the outfit your outfit brings out joy when you look at it

Midnight Cowgirl said...

The cardigan is so pretty, and the umbrella is cute!

megcasson said...

So adorable!


The Dainty Dolls House said...

Such a gorgeous look doll, I love the colours!! We had rain for quite a bit, but now it seems to be picking up and staying sunny, which I am happy for!! I hope you have a gorgeous weekend doll xx

Debbie Stinedurf said...

Love the green and pink together...beautiful! And unicorn pj's?? How cool is that?!

Carly said...

Alternatively, it's actually stopped raining in the UK for once (lets see how long this lasts!). April showers are probably on the way aha. xxx

Alexandra Zakharova said...

I always love the way green color works with shades of pink. Such a lovely attire turned out! You look so fresh and feminine, dear Imogen:)
By the way, happy Friday:)

Elegance and Mommyhood said...

You always look great in Green, Tia. And your bun is always so round and perfect, how do you do it? I super love that Pink Dress. The dress along the bag and floral umbrella are perfect cheerful pieces against the rain. It is rainy here today, too.

Thanks for stopping by my blog, Ada. =)

Mira said...

Omg Tia you look adorable. This is one of my favorite looks so far. That pink dress is marvelous and the flats are way to cute. So pretty. Sorry that it's raining so much. I hate the rain too. Have a happy Friday!!

xx Mira


S said...

You look adorable, hun!
Love the color combination of your outfit, the matched umbrella is the top! :D

Marija M. said...

Lovely spring colors, that dress is adorable! xo


Alicia Mackin said...

Oh that umbrella is so cute. I want to get a new one, and the pink, green and silver is such a lovely combination.

Allie of ALLIE NYC

cat eyes & skinny jeans said...

That umbrella is so cute; and I LOVE your dress! You look so adorable, Imogen!!


Laura B said...

Love the pink and green together! And that bag is so adorable!

Ivana Split said...

I remember you blogging about these mouse flats! They are really worth the hype....plus there is a special place in my heart for silver shoes:)

such an adorable outfit, you're always so cute and pretty!

Caro * said...

Beautiful mix of colors. Your cardigan is adorable sweetie :)

Margarita Bloom said...

You look absolutely darling! I have to admit I've always loved the combination of pink and green!!

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