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Saturday, January 2, 2016

New Years Eve Outfit


This is the outfit I wore on New Years Eve! I usually don't go out on New Years Eve because it's not a significant time for me and the crowds may not be worth it. However, this year I decided to try going out and, although I have never ever seen the city and the trains so busy, it was a good night. The husband and I caught up with a couple of groups of friends- we even had an amazing location at a high rise building to see the fireworks (see my Instagram). I decided to wear my Kitten D'Amour Scarlet Lace Dress for the first time. I posted this dress in a wishlist post a few months ago here but couldn't buy it because it was $250 and I had already purchased another rather pricey dress from the same collection. I waited very patiently, constantly checking if it was on sale, and finally it was reduced to $99! I had to buy it, such a discount. I also got the hem taken up substantially. The below knee length meant that there was just way too much material and it swamped my frame. It also made it more formal and generally less wearable. It looks a lot better now. The lace is so pretty and the cutout design at the back is unique. I wish more clothes had this design. I like the match between the lace, my lipstick shade and my hair colour. 

The bag is a Christmas gift which I also used for the first time on New Years Eve. It seemed to suit the occasion and it's such an adorable shape. I just wish it was a little bigger to fit my phone but it looks good so that's the main thing. The shoes are also a purchase I made before Christmas which arrived a couple of days ago from the US. They are the Sindy flats from B.A.I.T. I also got the Seaform version. I love how B.A.I.T Footwear have been releasing new styles lately. B.A.I.T Footwear are the most comfortable shoes I've ever owned which is why I now have eight pairs and seem to keep buying the same style in multiple colours. I'm planning to do a post on my B.A.I.T Footwear collection soon. I hardly wear black so this is a different look for me. 

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Kitten D'Amour Dolce Vita Dress
Kitten D'Amour Shooting Star Clutch
B.A.I.T Footwear Sindy Flats in Black

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69 comments:

Kiss & Make-up said...

You looked lovely! I like the back detail.

Launna said...

I like this dress on you Imogen... it's unique.. also, I'm happy you enjoyed New Years eve out.. that's wonderful .... Happy New Year ♡

Estelle Watson said...

I don't go out in New Year's Eve since 3 years ago... It's the worst night to going out for me, pleople drink so much and all the pubs are full.
This party dress is perfect!

.Estelle.

Adam said...

nice black dress

Couture Carrie said...

Such a beautiful dress! You look gorgeous!
Happy New Year!

xoxox,
CC

Kezzie said...

The dress looks lovely on you and it is very different! Hurrah!x

Laura Jones said...

glad that you ended up having a good night! you look very pretty:-) the bag is so cute and the dress a bargain, well worth waiting for! i love the back of it. xx

Doused In Pink said...

Your dress is gorgeous and perfect for NYE! I love the contrasting lace detail in the back!

Jill
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Fashionstylebyjohanna said...

So so cute with this Outfit. This lokks so pretty on you. I like it.

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Straight A Style said...

Glad you had a good night out! We usually lay low too. I love the lace detail on this dress. So pretty!

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Beauty Unearthly said...

Wow!Your style is stunning dear! kisses

Laura Mitbrodt said...

your dress is so cute, I love the lace
Happy New Year
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Claire said...

Pretty lady!

God bless,

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Mica T said...

Your dress is lovely and that star clutch so adorable! Perfect outfit for New Year's celebrations.

Happy new year!

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anoddgirl said...

i love when you get the item you want on sale!
gorgeous look
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Barbrah said...

I love your outfits. Too much cuteness :)
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Bash Harry said...

You New Year's Eve outfit is stunning! I love the red lace detailing! Just makes everything pop! Awesome <3

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Sonali S said...

Nice dress. I love wearing black. Wish you a great year ahead :)

Alyssa Monique Bustillo said...

You look so gorgeous! I followed you in bloglovin and lookbook lets connect <3

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Charlotte said...

Such a lovely dress!
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Amy Rose said...

Such a unique outfit, very pretty xx

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Anna Sz said...

Piękna sukienka i fryzura! Obserwuję Twojego bloga! :-)

Anu Dev said...

How beautiful is your dress.From shoes to dress to hairdo is simply perfecto.

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Jessica Cangiano said...

What a dreamy, romantic, entirely glamorous dress. I'm smitten with the creative lace placement. Perfect New Year's ensemble, stylish lady!

Big hugs & happy weekend wishes,
♥ Jessica

Larissa said...

This dress looks great on you and I love the back details :)
Happy new year once again!
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Marie said...

I really like your colourful style! This dress is very pretty and teh lacy back is so cute :)


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Isabelle Geeraerts said...

Love this post!
Thank you for sharing, hope you are okay

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Curls n Cakes said...

Wow! This dress is something else! You look amazing in it!
And I love those shoes. I've actually been thinking about getting those myself. I really like BAIT.
I'm happy your NYE was good.
Hope you will have the best 2016 ever! I hope you get everything you wish for.
Much love,
Mona

The Bandwagon Chic said...

This is so cute
I'm lovin the dress

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Dawn Lucy said...

Adorable dress. I love the red lace!

Thanks so much for sharing with Fun Fashion Friday & wishing you all the very best in 2016!
OXOX
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Great outfit ! :)
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cat eyes & skinny jeans said...

Cheers to finding such an exquisite dress on sale - it looks divine on you, Imogen!

xx

Debbie said...

it's a beautiful dress and you model it so well...you look gorgeous in these images!!! my new years eve outfit was a comfy pair of pj's and my pillow at 10 pm. i have never celebrated this holiday!!!!!

Style For Mankind said...

This is really lovely! Happy 2016 dear!


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Shannon Sage said...

What a cute outfit!! I love the little bow and the purse! They looks so cute together!

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Laura Anne said...

unfortunately I can only view the first picture, but from that the back of your outfit is beautiful. happy new year! xx

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Red Rose Alley said...

Wow, that is such a unique dress, Imogen, and just right to hit the town on New Year's Eve. I don't really do much on New Year's Eve anymore, just settle on a good movie and eat yummy goodies. :) It sounds like you had a fun time, and these shoes really make the dress, they're so cute.

Happy New Year, Imogen!

love, ~Sheri

Sally said...

I love this outfit so much, and that's amazing that you held out for the dress and got it for such a discounted price! The shoes are also right up my street, I love that T-bone style. Beautiful outfit!

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Ania Zarzycka said...

Wow! you look so cute <33 lovely dress :)
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Sherin said...

Perfect new years eve outfit. I love the red detailing.

Sydney Fashion Hunter said...

What a stunning dress! The back detail is amazing! I found your blog through a link up and would love you to pop over and add this post to my link up if you get a chance. I think my readers would really like your style!

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Vasundhara Agarwal said...

Such a pretty dress, you look lovely :)

Corinne said...

That's such a cute dress Imogen! Glad you managed to grab a bargain!

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Rin Handika said...

Love your outfit! So cute!



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Crazyforcosmetics said...

Love your outfit !!!

purva said...

You look so cute here..Love the bow with the bun :D

Adria said...

What a gorgeous festive dress, absolutely love the back detail! Happy New Year!
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Izabela Nair said...

That dress was perfect for the occasion. I love the lace detailing at the back.

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Dascha Boonstra said...

You look so amazing!

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Tash Collier said...

Such a cute look! Love the bow!

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Beauty Editer said...

Absolutely great! Happy 2016!


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Nataliya Ogle said...

OMG that star bag is TOO cute! Love it!
xo
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Kim Alston said...

You looked pretty Tia! I love the lace and bow accents
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Kelsey & Kenecha said...

Beautiful New Years Eve outfit!!

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June said...

That's a very cute dress! Happy new year
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Lauren Blair said...

Awesome dress and star purse! That bun is on point too! Happy 2016! XO
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Danielle Beautyblog said...

Love the detailing on the back of your dress and your handbag!

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Glenda·K Blogger said...

Absolutely love the lace detail on your beautiful black dress xo
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Sarah Albertson said...

It's such a beautiful dress! I love how the lace gives a little pop of color to an otherwise black dress. We decided to go out for once on new years as well. It was fun but I definitely prefer a quiet evening at home.

Rin Handika said...

Really love your dress! So cute!



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Rachel-Beth said...

You look really lovely in this dress! The red lace detailing on the back is really unique and pretty

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Jackie Harrison said...

You look stunning Happy New Year Sweetie

anubhuti said...

Loved the look...you are looking gorgeous..

Kizzy Von Doll said...

Such a stunning dress on you...Happy New Year x

Silver Cat Tea Party said...

Such an amazing dress! The lace on the back and touch of lace on the front is gorgeous! Love how it matches your hair too! Congrats on picking this one up for such a bargain! I love when waiting pays off!

Coco said...

Your outfit for Nye was glorious! And look at the hairstyle! Thank you so much for joining my link up! Baci, Valeria - Coco et La vie en rose fashion blog

Caro * said...

Happy New Year ! I wish you all the best for 2016 !
Your dress is adorable. Kisses :)