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Monday, 18 July 2016

Cold Shoulder and Florals

Zara cold shoulder patchwork floral dress SS16
Zara cold shoulder patchwork floral dress SS16
Zara cold shoulder patchwork floral dress SS16
Zara cold shoulder patchwork floral dress SS16
Zara cold shoulder patchwork floral dress SS16
Dress - ZARA (in store), Boots - ASOS (SIMILAR), Cap - secondhand (SIMILAR), Lipstick - MAC
Location: Redland Station, Bristol
Photos by ANNA

You may or may not have noticed that, despite being a trend popular with many bloggers and high street brands, I have not yet "got my shoulders out" (if that can be such a saying) this season. Of course it is fine not to follow a trend, however I genuinely love the off the shoulder trend but thanks (or not) to my slightly round shoulders, it just does not suit me. Whenever I have tried on bardot-style tops, I get self-conscious that my shoulders look just enormous from the side.

Enter this amazing cold shoulder floral dress that I found in the Zara sale (for just £13!) and I have found a way to tap into the trend. The high neckline and the floaty sleeves mean that you don't see a big chunk of shoulder, just a cheeky peak, which works perfectly for my body shape. Better still, this dress adds a much needed update to the floral section of my wardrobe - I mean, just look at all those different prints together! As the dress pretty much speaks for itself, I kept the accessorising simple with a sixties baker boy hat, red lippie and my usual black chelsea boots (yep, sassy non-black boots are on my 'to buy' list, don't worry). 

Are there any trends that you wish you could wear but feel self-conscious in? What are your tips for tapping into tricky trends?

Zara cold shoulder patchwork floral dress SS16
Zara cold shoulder patchwork floral dress SS16
Zara cold shoulder patchwork floral dress SS16
Zara cold shoulder patchwork floral dress SS16
Vous vous rendez compte que je n'ai pas "libéré" mes épaules même si cela est une super tendance que beaucoup de bloggeuses et magasins suivent? Bien-sûr qu'on peut choisir de ne pas suivre des tendances mais j'aime bien sincèrement ce style, cependant elle ne me va pas à cause de mes épaules un peu rondes. Quand j'essaie des hauts "bardot", j'ai l'impression que mes épaules sont énormes!

Donc, j'étais super contente de trouver cette robe fleurie dans les soldes chez Zara (pour £13!) qui a des trous pour les épaules (on l'appelle "cold shoulder" en anglais - dites-moi la bonne traduction s'il vous plaît!). Grâce à son décolleté haut et ses manches légères, on voit un peu de mes épaules, mais pas trop, et cela marche très bien pour ma forme. En plus, cette robe ajoute une bonne mise à jour fleurie à mon placard - regardez tous les motifs fleuris ensemble! Pour accessoiriser,  j'ai mis simplement ma casquette sixties, un rouge à lèvres rouge et mes bottines noires (oui, il faut que j'achète des bottines plus intéressantes, je sais et je suis désolée!).

Il y a des tendances qui ne vous vont pas que vous avez envie de mettre? Vous avez des conseils pour porter des tendances difficiles?

Izzie x

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2 Comments:

At 18 July 2016 at 19:45 , Blogger Alice Gibbs said...

I love this dress! So beautiful :) & really suits you!
I really wish I could get into this dusty-pink thing thats going on but it honestly just isn't my colour!

Alice | Whiskey Jars Blog

 
At 19 July 2016 at 07:51 , Blogger Eleanor Pritchard said...

Zara have so many gorgeous pieces and I can't believe you got this for only £13 !! xx

Eleanorclaudie.com

 

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