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Sunday, February 23, 2014

Outfit

Today I've got an extremely colourful outfit to show you; in fact it's pretty hard to think of a colour which doesn't appear in these pictures. I love this skirt so much. I've tried to show it on my blog many times before but the photos never turned out very well for a variety of reasons. I'm happy to can finally display my rainbow polka dot skirt. It's my ultimate dream skirt. I was very excited when I found it in Dangerfield last year. It instantly brightens up the day. I definitely believe there should be more rainbow clothes around; whenever I see rainbow pieces I pretty much always buy them! I also wanted to show you my new coat which I received during the week courtesy of OASAP. I am so happy with it, it's absolutely perfect. I wasn't sure what to expect with this coat and I knew I was taking a risk when I ordered it. It's so often difficult to tell the quality of coats when purchasing them online and it frustrates me when stores attempt to pass off long shirt style pieces in light weight materials as coats. However, this wasn't the case with my OASAP coat at all. It is of excellent quality and is beautifully warm. I love the style. The cobalt blue with the yellow accents is so lovely and I especially adore how the back of the collar is yellow. I'm particularly pleased with the structure of this jacket. I usually don't wear blazer style jackets because they look bulky on me; that's why I always opt for cardigans instead. This one works because the length  streamlines the blazer style which makes it an amazing coat.  I'll definitely get so much use out of my new coat and it's quickly become one of my favourites pieces. Thanks OASAP! In other news I have finally fulfilled my desire to own a yellow bag by sneaking in a little purchase recently. There are some lovely yellow bags in Guess and it was even better when this one, which I've had my eye on for months, was half price. I love the detailing, the shape and the bold tone. It makes a fabulous and happy addition to so many outfits. This skirt is very versatile and I often style it with pink but I went with red this time because I wanted to wear this particular top from Alannah Hill. I adore the heart detailing; it's such a sweet and adorable detail. It's amazing how much this little addition adds to a whole look. It's such a fun little top to wear. I love how this look features all three primary colours. 

I must say I'm absolutely shocked and devastated by the news of Australian television personality Charlotte Dawson who was found dead in her Sydney apartment this morning. It's hard to believe that the bold, confident and tough character we saw on Australia's top model was actually very vulnerable and suffered a long battle with depression. We never really know what goes on in anyone else's mind. This struck a chord with me because I know what it's like to feel hopeless and to fight personal demons every day; it's tough and requires enormous strength. I just wish, beyond what words could explain, that she could have found the power and strength to go on.  I know so many people admired her and it is such a tragedy the way the events unfolded. RIP Charlotte. Never forgotten. Let's all be kind and support each other.

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Contrast Paneled One Button Coat c/o OASAP
Alannah Hill Set the Date Top
Dangerfield Rainbow Polka Dot Skirt
Florsheim Peta Heels
Target Hair Flower
Guess Lieto Uptown Satchel

Linking to: What I Wore Wednesday, On The Daily Express, More Pieces of Me, Monday Mingle

83 comments:

Bristol Petty said...

I LOVE this outfit! That skirt is simply amazing. I too LOVE wearing bright colours/rainbows!

~Bristol

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Jackie Harrison said...

You look so pretty and yes it sad about the model we never know how depress and unhappy a person could be.
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Janet Taylor said...

Cute top!

Panty Buns said...

I wasn't familiar with Australian television personality Charlotte Dawson but the news of her passing is very sad. I can only hope they'll do a few pieces on how people can cope with their depression.
You styled your Dangerfield rainbow polka dot skirt beautifully in this outfit! Utilising all three primary colours to complement all the colours in your skirt yielded a very pleasing result. Your Contrast Paneled blue OASAP coat with yellow trim, red Alannah Hill heart detailed red Set the Date top and Dangerfield rainbow polka dot skirt all look wonderful together.

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Sam said...

Thats such sad news to hear, about a celebrity or anyone else. I hope more awareness will be created after this. Love your beautiful swirl of colour in this very vibrant outfit.

Shybiker said...

Oh, my! What a skirt. It instantly makes you look like a cartoon character -- in the best of ways!

Marisa Silva said...

so cute ^^

Marisa Silva
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Shabana Sultana said...

Nice outfit! You look great! :) Followed you dear! Follow back please
Love, Shabana
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Pooja Mittal said...

The risk was totally the worth., your outfit looks great.. OASAP has great and amazing quality things..
Rainbow skirt is too cute, and must say this time pics turned out fab
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AVY said...

When are people going to learn? I don't know, it makes me sad.

/Avy

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Mª Pilar Domínguez said...

I love colours so I couldn´t love more your beautiful combination. Amazing your skirt!
I haven´t heard that news about the Australian model but I think we are very pressed for everything nowadays and just a little clik and our lives crumble...Kisses:)

Helder Pereira Coelho said...

Love that skirt! And the top is supercute too


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Shes Dressing Up said...

So colourful, yay!

Sue @ A Colourful Canvas said...

Oh Yes! Adorable you! I love the colour palette, the hearts and the polka dots. Sorry to hear that Australia has lost one of their beloved!

Fashion Sky Fall said...

Lovely outfit <3

Sherin said...

All the colours in this look are amazing. I love the skirt so much.

Jacqueline Stewart said...

Yeah, I was pretty shattered by the news too. Your skirt is gorgeous and very beautiful and colorful! :D I hope you had a good weekend

Miss Twiggy said...

amazing and colorful!!
Love this look!!
xx
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Launna said...

I love the red shirt with the heart in the front... very pretty... and the pairing of the blue coat looks so great with it :)

Launna said...

Imogen ... I wanted this to be separate from the other comment... it is terribly sad that so many people suffer from depression and feel hopeless... I have been there and trying to hold on isn't always easy, I always ask for help from anyone and everyone. I wish other people could understand that there is always a light at the end of the tunnel...

Naaj Rona said...

It is difficult to know the quality when we are buying online. I struggle a lot when it comes to coats and shoes.

I love your coat, the collar and the pop of neon is just amazing and goes so well with your rainbow skirt and the heart top. Please can I raid your wardrobe please.

Michelle Yeremi Saharsan said...

Lovely. Stunning!
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Mica T said...

That is such a nice bright skirt! I really like the colourful outfit you made around it too :) The yellow bag is beautiful, even better that it was on sale! :)

Away From Blue

Debbie Stinedurf said...

That skirt is magnificent! And the blazer was made to be paired with it. Glad you finally got a yellow bag...I haven't started this year's hunt yet! Ha!
Debbie
www.fashionfairydust.blogspot.com

Sophie Sierra said...

You look beautiful Imogen <3

Very sad news, and your words are so touching and well written. You should be so proud of yourself; what a strong, brave and inspirational girl you are and with such a kind heart too. If you ever need me please remember I'm only an email away <3 xox

Sophie xo soinspo

shoesbagsslips said...

This skirt is really nice and the greatest value is that it can be matched with any color! Gives you a lot.
Even people who seemingly have everything in life can actually hide inside when insecurities and unexpected moods shocking. Who does not live personalmete these situations can only imagine how tough it can be.
But in life, happiness is always around the corner and a smile can give the unexpected joy that we needed at that time.
a hug

Maddie said...

I can totally understand why this skirt uplifts your mood, because it would surely lift my mood if I would be wearing it as well! :) I really love the fact that it is so colorful and I must say it is very you! :)
The coat looks great- the color combination is very unusual, therefore it works so well!

I agree that these news are really heartbreaking, I watched that show and this really took me by surprise! So sad!

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Alexandra Zakharova said...

Such a fresh, radiant outfit) You just dazzle me with lots of bright colors))) You look charming as always, dear) Lovely snapshots as well!
Have a fabulous time!

caffinatedlove said...

Beautiful outfit! I love the heart detail the most. :)

love,
a

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Jamie Rose said...

This is such a delightfully colorful outfit! I'm absolutely in love with your multi-colored polka dot skirt. If I saw something like that I would snatch it up! It probably goes with everything! I also really like your new blazer. Everyone can pull off blazers and this one is such a great color and unique with the yellow accents.

Busola Coutts said...

You are so colorfully chic my dear. This is beautiful. I adore that skirt. You look so marvelously sweet.

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BAGSANDSUSHI said...

Amazing skirt! You look fab girl!

X Laura

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Bisma Rauf said...

Love your coat :)

The Dainty Dolls House said...

Stunning doll, love this look!! I hope you have a great new week. The news is very sad...I just pray for the family involved, such a shame. xx

Couture Carrie said...

Amazing look!
Love the skirt!

xoxox,
CC

Glam up your Lifestyle said...

I really like you powerful and colorful style
Have a nice day
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Larissa said...

Wow ,this is so colorful and fun! I love it!

xx

Mrs C said...

I think the very much in trend full midi skirt would look great on you

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Melissa said...

once again you look so beautiful! I really love the outfit


xxx
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Merrie K. said...

Hi Tia,
You are too cute and colorful! I love the cobalt coat and red pumps, but it was hard to choose what I like the most from this outfit. :) Also, I've nominated you for a liebster award! Checkout what that means here: http://www.petitecareergirl.com/2014/02/3-ways-to-style-wrap-dress-liebster.html. I'm looking forward to seeing your responses! :)

Caro * said...

What a lovely top sweetie. I really love your beautiful coat too.
Always pretty.
Have a very nice week :)

Sam said...

Happy Monday Darling, hope its an enlightening one.

Sarah-M. said...

Love that skirt! Amazing!
xx
Sarah

Francesca Romana Capizzi said...

that coat is gorgeous and I love the polka dot skirt!
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Mila said...

Did you wear that top for Valentine's Day? Seems to be a perfect one for the occasion!

zuuRich said...

What a colorful Outfit, loovvvveeeee it :-) Beautiful skirt!
Thank you so much! I follow back with gfc and bloglovin with pleasure :-)

we keep in touch!

xoxo Kira

Midnight Cowgirl said...

Love this colorful look!

Rebecca Ragionieri said...

look coloratissimo (; Reb, xoxo.

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Indy said...

Wow - so many colors! You look fabulous!

Beauty said...

That is such a pretty skirt; nice color combination too.

Johanna said...

You do look great in red, girl!

Claire said...

love the bright colors. so fun and great transition into spring. the polka dot skirt is really cute and i am so into that heart top!

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Simera H said...

Oh wow this is by far one of my favorite outfits from you! I love all the colors.
Beautetude

Лена Полянская said...

Hello! So amazing outfit!

with love Helen

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Wynne Prasetyo said...

it's perfect! <3

The Style Rawr said...

This is such a fun outfit! It makes me excited for Summer. :) I was really sad to hear about Charlotte too, people can be so cruel.

Tara x

Alicia Mackin said...

Ah yes this is a colorful look but so well done! And love the bag, it is so cute.

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Vita said...

I love the colorful polka dots and the cut-out on the cutsew, it's so cute yet subtle!

Red Rose Alley said...

You have the cutest clothes, Imogen. I get so much inspiration from you. I love that yellow purse, and the red heart top is sweet.

I hope you are having a fun day.

Love,
~Sheri

Anna Martin said...

That skirt is so fantastic! Love it! The coat is wonderful, too! <3

- Anna

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Daily Express said...

You are so bright and cheerful with your bold use of color and prints. Love it! And thanks for linking up with Manic Monday again- always glad to have you!
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Jen27 said...

So pretty! Love how colourful this is! xo

-Jen

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kissandmakeupsbeautyblog.com said...

That coat is perfection. And I really love the dotted skirt too, very fun!

aboutwhatwomenlove said...

nice look!

Cat Eyes & Skinny Jeans said...

I LOVE the heart detailing on that top!!

xx

Sara Gerard said...

What a beautiful outfit! I really am loving all of the colors, so pretty! I love the kinda cut-out of that shirt too!

Natasha Hill said...

This outfit is gorgeous Imogen and you look so lovely in it. Sad news about that girl - always sad to hear of another person dying too soon. Hope you're well!

Carylee said...

What a sad story. Yes, everyone has their own internal battles. I hadn't heard of this particular instance, but it breaks my heart :(
But completely opposite - loving the primary colors! Great pops - so fun! I appreciate your support with Manic Monday!
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Rebecca said...

I adore this beautiful colorful look! That skirt is perfect and your coat is just a fun piece! The color mix is superb! Charlotte was special and she will be missed.

Rebecca
www.winnipegstyle.ca

Gail J said...

omg that skirt is so cute!

Mira said...

Wow adorable from top to bottom. I love everything about this beautiful spring look. Esp. the classy coat and the cute skirt!

xx Mira

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Paola Lauretano said...

Wow.... this mix of colors is TERRIFIC!!!!!
I want your skirt and your coat in my wardrobe now!!!!!!
Happy friday daling, kisses!!!!

Debbie said...

you are so beautiful, what a great colorful dress!!

have an awesome weekend!!

LoveT. said...

Wonderful Pictures! Lovely Skirt :)

Have a great Weekend ,kisses <3

Vaxana said...

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Fashion Sky Fall said...

Beautiful and lovely <3

Lilli said...

Hi Imogen! How sad, Im shocked too! I didnt know her but is really a very horrible thing..:/ We never know what there is on people's mind and which battle everyone fight everyday. Btw,you look bright and lovely, I like the top and the coat. Have a great weekend dear, kisses xo

Aisha Anne said...

Too gorgeous omg!
I am so jealous!!
I can never pull off those colours and the way you did your bun!!
I have such a hard time getting to look like yours!!
Such perfection!
Cannot wait to see more

<3!

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Angelina said...

I can't even begin to describe how fabulous this is! The whole disco chic look, that skirt is to die for!

LOVE
Angie
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Marion la râleuse said...

I love your top !!
Xoxo from France

Kierra Makayla said...

Loving your polka skirt!
xoxo

BonBon Rose Girls Kristin said...

What a gorgeous color explosion!

Speaking Prada said...

That skirt is so unique! I adore how you always dress so colorful and happy!