Sunday, 28 July 2013

A Personal Favourite thanks to Country Clothing

 Hey folks, look at me back finally with an outfit post, yippee! I had photographer hubs warned that today i must get photos and through hell and high water (torrential rain, tut!!) we did!
I've had the pleasure of working with Country Clothing Direct over the past couple of weeks. The folks there are just lovely and they let me pick something from the new A/W ranges, they stock Joules, Hunter, Toggi (and North Face coming soon). You guys know me by now, i go weak at the knees for a bit of Joules as i just find their products so wonderfully comfy and versatile, and this dress is exactly that!!

 The dress is actually like a sweatshirt material, which just makes it soooooooo comfy. I can totally see me living in this through winter with leggings and some lovely tan knee high riding style boots, or even wellies for those long wet cold days! I've been waiting for a bit of cooler weather to wear it, and today was perfect, plus we went to the cinema with super high air con and this dress was perfect. I thought i'd dress it up a bit in my favourite colours, red, white and blue, and stripes in particular are definitely a go to for me. Smart casual at its best i reckon! 

 PLUS... it has pockets...girls, need i say more?!?!  ;-)
 Have you seen the new a/w range for Joules yet? I'm desperate for a pair of their funky wellies for when i'm up the allotment! Still so much digging to do!
Well another weekend over? Have you had a good one? 
I feel like mine was short , but sweet! Family time, cinema to see Wolverine (awesomness!) and a whole portion of cheesy /salsa nachos to myself plus getting to wear this gorgeous dress all adds up to a pretty sweet weekend. (all apart from the lack of sticking to the old diet.... naughty me, back on it tomorrow Rachel!!)
Dress: c/o Country Clothing
Bag & Necklace: super old!


  1. Ah you lucky thing! A gorgeous dress, effortlessly stylish as always xx

  2. This is such a great, classic looking outfit. Lovely dress!

  3. That dress is just so adorable! It does look super comfortable! :)


  4. i love it all, and giiiirl, those calves! x

  5. Your hubby did a great job and glad the weather cooperated! Love the dress and love even more that it is year round -- aren't those the best. That last photo is frame-able. I'd kiss the photographer if I were you :)
    xo ~kim & chloe

  6. Love your new dress - you chose a beauty and styled it to be 100% you. Thanks for sharing with Visible Monday, Rachel!

  7. I used to have a dress like this, I so regret getting rid of it! You look lovely. xo

  8. You look fabulous in that dress! I love it when they have pockets....

  9. Love the dress! It's so versatile and cute. Love the pockets and the cute zipper detail in the back. I'm always a sucker for stripes too!
    Stopping by from wwiw linkup!

  10. Looks fantastic!! The pop of red really does it for me. Looking wonderful, Rachel!

  11. That dress is a classic, you look beautiful xx

  12. Love how you styled the dress with pops of red! Anything made of sweatshirt material rocks!
    Debbie :)

  13. Stripes and a red necklace are a great classic pairing.

  14. such a cute dress and love the back zipper!

    Marie @
    Lemondrop ViNtAge

  15. Great striped dress. It looks wonderful on you.

  16. Rachel, you look AMAZING in these colors! Red works so well with your skin tone and eyes, just beautiful!

  17. Love the navy and white stripes with red accents! You look darling.
    Heather from Friendship, Life and Style

  18. Ah I adore this dress, and how wonderful that it's a sweatshirt material, so cozy!
    This Ever Evolving Life

  19. This is such a lovely dress, do you know what it is called? (Payday money is burning a hole in my pocket haha!)

    Maria xxx

  20. Oh! I love the zipper detail on that cute dress!

  21. Yay, for outfit posts + pretty striped outfits like this!! You look gorgeous! I too fell off the outfit bandwagon these past two-ish weeks, but then again, kind of nice to take a break sometimes too! And mmmm, for cheesy nachos. Oh man, I'm always cheating on my diet, story of my life. Hehe!

    By The Shore

  22. The casual dress is so simple! its the perfect type for me, and the zipper at the back it makes it easy to wear.


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