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The Outfit: Spring Florals and Brogues

I had one of those moments with this Urban Outfitters dress. Sometimes, you just know. It was the first thing I saw upon walking into the Liverpool store last week and no matter how I tried to talk myself out of it, I knew it would be coming home with me. In spite of my recent pact with myself to seek out some cheaper clothing options, I couldn’t resist.

Spring Florals and Brogues

It’s got everything: a full skirt, cute print and the keyhole neckline adds just a little bit of oomph. I’m guessing my cost-per-wear during the summer months is going to end up being in pennies rather than pounds. It’s the first piece of SS14 clothing I’ve bought myself this year (which deserves a round of applause at the very least) and it definitely clicked something inside of me.

As I was in such a good mood after buying these, I also treated myself to an impulse buy in River Island. The daisy trend is one of the few I’m completely on board with so I decided to inject a bit of spring into my very statement, gold jewellery collection with this delicate bracelet. Heads up; there’s a matching necklace which I’ll be definitely heading back for.

A week later, I’ve snapped into full-on summer mode and ended up walking out of Clarks the other day with this gorgeous pair of brogues. Confession time: I’m awful with shoes and swing between my beloved winter boots and summer sandals without much excitement in between. Well, I think I’ve found my in-between and despite initial reservations about how easy they’d be to style, I’m in love. The cutouts make them perfect to team with a cute pair of ankle socks and they’re unbelievably comfortable. They’re featured in a lot of the advertising Clarks are doing for their Spring collections and no wonder – they’re utterly perfect!

Spring Florals and Brogues Clarks
Kimichi Blue Ruby Dress: Urban Outfitters, £48
Hotel Image Brogues: Clarks, £65*
White Daisy Repeat Bracelet: River Island, £6
Outfit Spring Florals and Brogues

I really hope you’ve enjoyed this post! It’s my first attempt at doing proper outfit photos and honestly, I don’t know how you guys do it so often! With nobody to take full length shots and a tripod that struggles to balance my camera, I had to resort to chopping my head off to fit as much ‘outfit’ in there as possible! Maybe I’ll recruit a photographer/unwilling boyfriend to help next time but until then…I hope these have served you well!

Laura x
*Clarks sent me a gift voucher towards the cost of the shoes but I paid the rest because I loved them too much to leave behind!

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14 Comments

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    Charlotte MacDonald-Gaunt
    April 12, 2014 at 8:53 am

    Beautiful, fresh look – I adore that daisy bracelet :o) Xx

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    April
    April 12, 2014 at 9:38 am

    Beautiful dress! That daisy bracelet is so pretty too x

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    Tamsin Lim
    April 12, 2014 at 10:55 am

    Gorgeous dress – Urban Outfitters is such a failsafe! The colour and cut really suit you 🙂

    Tamsin xx | A Certain Adventure

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    beautyinjapan
    April 12, 2014 at 1:38 pm

    I love your outfit, you look so cute!

    Danniella x
    http://www.famousinjapan.co.uk

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    Tiny Tang
    April 12, 2014 at 10:42 pm

    what a delightful dress! it is so so cute! and your bracelet as well! such a perfect spring outfit 🙂 x
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    R Day
    April 14, 2014 at 2:30 am

    Love this outfit! This look is one that I have always been attracted to and probably always will be. And I don't hate it!

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    Abigail Horsey
    April 14, 2014 at 12:50 pm

    This dress is adorable!! And the daisy bracelet – so Springy and fresh!

    Love your blog, I am a new follower 🙂 Am looking forward to your future posts.
    Abi xxx

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    Laura Gois
    April 20, 2014 at 4:44 pm

    I love it too 🙂 so cute! xx

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    Laura Gois
    April 20, 2014 at 4:45 pm

    I went and bought the matching necklace this week – couldn't resist! xx

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    Laura Gois
    April 20, 2014 at 4:47 pm

    I love so much of the stuff in there at the moment, thank God for student discount hey! xx

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    Laura Gois
    April 20, 2014 at 4:48 pm

    Aww thanks so much 🙂 xx

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    Laura Gois
    April 20, 2014 at 4:48 pm

    Really glad you like it 🙂 can't wait until it's a bit warmer! xx

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    Laura Gois
    April 20, 2014 at 4:49 pm

    Haha glad you don't hate it 😉 xx

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    Laura Gois
    April 20, 2014 at 4:50 pm

    Thanks a lot, I really appreciate it 🙂 xx

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