Shooting Star | Outfit

Wednesday, 14 May 2014
check collared summer dress fashion outfit flat lay from the high street

Welcome to the first 'Little White Wednesday' post. As it's the first, I thought I would do an outfit set that would best describe the typical 'Aycan look'. A dress worn with a pair of statement shoes, a satchel bag and completed with accessories.

check collared summer dress fashion outfit flat lay from the high street

The dress from River Island is a fit and flare style with an all over checked print and contrasting white collar. This is such a great simple summer piece and as the colours are neutral, you can accessorise with any colour palette, while also adding layers for the winter. I brought this bag a few years ago but the hard box style satchel is constantly on trend. It's called the 'Bianca bag' by Marc B and it comes in this beautiful dove colour with a snake skin pocket panel at the front. The detachable strap gives you a choice on how to wear it; I have chosen without as I think it creates more of a statement when you use the handle. I love the combination between the matt dove and metallic gold detailing.

dr martens x agyness deyn bow sandals

Now lets take a moment and just absorb the perfection of these sandals. I heard about these from everyone coming up to me saying, "Have you seen the new Dr Martens, you'll love them," and oh my god I fell in love and defiantly didn't become one of those weird people who strokes shoes every time they walk past... Ok, I was one of those people but I had given up shopping for lent so this was all I had, but as Easter Sunday came, the sandals were finally mine. They are part of the Dr Martens x Agyness Deyn collection. These do look a lot better with socks, (no I'm not just saying that, it's true!!), so I have paired them with a pair of glittered white ankle socks.

marc b satchel barry m fashionary juicy couture

To continue with the orange and blue theme, I have chosen two sets of nail paints from Barry M; a vivid palette (cobalt blue, block orange), and a pastel jelly palette (papaya and blueberry). One of my favourite scents has to be Viva La Juicy by Juicy Couture. It has such a sweet, vanillary, floral scent and it is so uplifting, plus Juicy Couture always have the loveliest bottle designs, got to love the pink satin bow! The holographic book is a mini sketchbook by Fashionary. They produce a great range of sketchbooks designed especially for fashion designer. I have recently brought some products from them and will be posting a review next week.

Loving the typical @helloaycan look; a cute dress, statement shoes and a satchel bag. #fbloggers

I have gone pretty simple with the accessories. Layering two necklaces, a shorter chain with a shooting star to bring colour, and a longer chain with a little singer sewing machine and scissors. I didn't want to overload the outfit with too much orange and blue (though I do love those colours together), so I have brought in gold and blue bracelets and a gold watch. Gold isn't too far off an orange shade, plus it brings a bit of shine. The ring from Forever 21 is an open style ring with a pearl on one side and a flower on the other, so sweet and delicate and completely different to any of my other rings so I needed to buy it.

check collared summer dress outfit

If you aren't sure what 'Little White Wednesday' is all about and want to take part, find out more here. Let me know in the comments below what style best describes you.

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