Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Seeing Green

Hi lovelies, hope the weekend treated you well. Mine, not so much.
You know when you're poorly and all you want to do is curl up and go to sleep (between bathroom excursions) well that was me, but i couldn't do that. We had the in laws coming down and i wanted the house to look like we don't live in squalor at least some of the time, so in good old British style i plodded on! Cramps and all. Until today, when I quite literally collapsed in bed for 5 hours. So if none of this makes sense, i sorry. My brains still not quite with it ...












Green Trench: Ebay complete bargain for £3!! (and i switched the buttons out to these vintage gold ones)
Dress: Yumi  via Oasis
Shoes: Lotta

Man oh man those skies look ominous! The heavens opened and pretty much haven't stopped raining since Saturday. As much as i was looking forward to autumn i think i forget what autumn here is actually like. WET! and that's just no fun.
I wore this on Sunday for the in-laws impending arrival, trying my best to look like the good house wife who looks after their son ;) 
I'm still on a remix-athon at the moment and loving it! This dress is getting its second outing on the ol' blog-a-roo.  Oh how i love its cute collar and pretty pockets. I'm going to try remix this darling dress again for some winter wear. 

Ok so my brain hurts from all the words, must.go.rest.....zzzz 
xxxxxx

stillbeingmolly
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43 comments

  1. You have my sympathy, I had a poorly weekend too :( I love the flower poking out from behind your collar, nearly didn't notice it at first! And your apple (I think..?!) earrings are so cute too :) x

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    1. Aww, hope you're feeling better chick! You spotted well, my favorite vintage brooch and apple earrings. There was a close up but my face looked atrocious so it didn't make the cut lol!! Xx

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  2. Hope you feel better soon. I'm full of cold and have far too much work to do to be ill.

    Loving the green coat and what a bargain it was too.

    X x

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  3. Well you can't tell in the photos that you felt crap cause you look lovely! I love the mix of green and yellow, it's a smiley combination if you know what I mean!! And what a bargain that coat was!! Woopa! Hope you're feeling better xo

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  4. Love your colourful outfits! Especially loving the shoes....I NEED A PAIR IN MY LIFE 👠❤

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  5. LOVE the bright green and yellow together, LOVE.

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  6. love your color combo!! coming through Mandy.

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  7. Oh, feel better very soon! A visit from the in-laws has me scurrying too. Love this dress and how you've styled it with the bright coat. Thanks for linking in to Visible Monday with your tired-but-lovely self : >

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  8. HOW LOVELY TO SEE YOU AGAIN IN YELLOW AND GREEN, MY GORGEOUS RACHEL.
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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  9. ah oh wow! this looks amazing! the colors are so vibrant <3

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  10. oh, I'm so sorry to hear that you're not feeling well, yet at the same time completely amazed that you can manage to look so freaking adorable while feeling like crap! How do you do it?? I LOVE this look with it's fun colors and pockets and lace. Fantastic find on the green trench! For only 3pounds?! Wow...

    Now go rest that pretty little head of yours...I'll be sending you healthy wishes.

    xoxo
    Kym
    bitty.and.bunny

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  11. loving the color combo! you look amazing!

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  12. You dress is simply lovely!

    I hope that you feel better soon, love!

    xoxo,
    Laura
    http://lauraisthriftingthroughlife.blogspot.com/

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  13. i'm lovin' it! the color's popping and i'm feeling happy in a sec! <3


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  14. LOVE all the colors you chose - perfect for an in-law visit :) You look lovely! Found you via Real Girl Glam - hope you'll come check out my site! :)
    xoxo,
    Nikki at www.bedazzlesafterdark.com

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  15. Love that dress, that colour is fantastic! Sorry you haven't been feeling so hot, I know the feeling. I hate starting a week feeling like crap. Hope you feel better soon xo

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  16. I love all the bright colors in this outfit! I feel like that helps when the day is gloomy and you're not feeling well.

    http://fieryfinish.blogspot.com

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  17. This inspires me. I want a colorful jacket instead of ones in dark, dreary colors!

    Sarah
    Cable Car Couture

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  18. I remember when you wore this the first time and I was so jelly that I hadn't bought this dress before it sold out. I wanted it badly! But at least I can live vicariously through you and your blog and the way you have brilliantly and colorfully remixed it! ♥
    As I said on IG, green and yellow (blue too) is definitely one of my favorite color combos of all time, even though I've yet to actually act it out myself for some reason. Anywho, you just look so so pretty in this outfit - it's one of my faves! And I don't remember if I told you but you had once commented on the fact that if the mini cooper in one of my pictures was mine, well it is! So of course we'd be besties if we were in the same town/city/state/COUNTRY! :D Do you have one or do you just love them? If you do have one, what color??
    Anywho, have a lovely rest of your week pretty girl!

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  19. I love your outfit -- so many pops of color. Your green jacket is really eye-catching!

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  20. Yuck, I'm sorry you haven't been feeling well! Hope you recover quickly, that's no fun! I love love LOVE this dress (I probably said that the first time you wore it too) and that trenchcoat is quite the cute steal! You look SO cute despite feeling ill and it looks absolutely beautiful there! Love these photos.

    -Jessi
    haircutandgeneralattitude.blogspot.com

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  21. I'm so sorry you've been feeling poorly Rachel, but you wouldn't know it to look at those pics!! Those colours are fab and I love that dress. So lovely. You really brighten up your street! xx

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  22. Love those colours together Rach! Hope you feel better soon.

    Big hugs, Stel xx

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  23. Love all the colors in this outfit - so cute!

    preethi
    lace, etc.

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  24. The outfit is wonderful. Love the colours. I am visiting from the What I Wore Wednesday Hop.
    Iva
    One Chic Mom

    http://fabmom12.blogspot.ca/

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  25. Sorry you had a rough weekend. Hope this week is better.

    You look wonderful! I adore your green coat, adore it.

    Visiting from The Pleated Poppy...
    ~FringeGirl

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  26. I LOVE that dress and the colors you put together...you look lovely!
    Modern Modest Beauty

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  27. I love these colors together! They're so pretty!

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  28. That combination of colors is INCREDIBLE! So bright, happy yet still put together. AWESOME.


    <3 Daryl
    Roots, Wings & Other Things
    $100 Anthropologie Giveaway

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  29. Green is my fave color - and with yellow, its perfect - love this look.

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  30. I love this color combination! YOu look amazing!

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  31. I love this dress and coat together the colours are amazing. Your shoes are so cool too.

    Jo. x

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  32. that dress is so cute and fun. I love the colour and it looks great with that coat.

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  33. those girls are so pretty together i love the jacket and dress and that flower brooch :)

    Chioma
    C’s Evolution of Style

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  34. This reminds me of an outfit I just saw on Piperlime that I wanted to copy...yellow, green and cobalt. I love this whole look! Such fun colors. Now I'm definitely going to have to do this color combo.

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  35. Aww I hope you feel better! I really admire how you are never afraid to wear bold colors! I love stopping by your blog.

    xo,
    Anh
    www.modthirtyone.com

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  36. I love this color combination! And what an adorable dress!

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  37. Love all the colors together in this look! Kind of a nice mix between summer and fall. Thanks for joining the Real Girl Style link up this week!

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  38. nice color combination and lokking very smart
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    Gayani

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