Friday, 22 May 2015

A Shirt Dress with Mules and a Blazer (& #Passion4Fashion linkup!)

Being late May i have been craving some nice warm weather. We haven't really had it yet, but i live in hope. So i've just decided to go with it and the legs have had a bit of fresh air. I've been wearing jeans constantly lately so it was refreshing to wear a dress for a much needed change. 
And what's better than in a nice new dress and heels that didn't (technically) cost me a penny.
I was so pleased as it was that time where my Tesco Clubcard vouchers popped up into my inbox (for my foreign friends, these are a clubcard scheme where you build up points with every pound you spend and in this case points most definitely make prizes!! Or shoes and a dress in this case), plus they are doubling up all vouchers for clothes .... Aannnd voila! 
New shirt dress and mules that i have had my eye for weeks. They're bloody gorgeous and i love them. I've been trying them on every-time i'm shopping and have kept on an eye on the sizes, making sure to move the size 6 to the back of the rack whilst i decided whether to buy them or not , so when the vouchers landed i decided now was as good a time as any! 
These mules are gorgeously soft and the heel is a great sturdy block, making them surprisingly more comfy than i expected, i couldn't decide if i wanted them in the tan or the black, but ended up going for the black knowing a lot would go with them this summer. 
Two things i can see me living in this summer, shirt dresses and mules..Happy Days (as long as it warms up a bit that is)

So yes; Free shoes and a free dress equals getting the legs out and for a very happy Friday... Plus after today i am off for 12 days from the ol' day job and we are off on holibobs next week to Cornwall! 
I'm sooo excited!

Bag: Michael Kors Via Jon Ian of Cowbridge
Blazer: New Look
Jewellery: Yosa

What are you loving for summer? Have you invested yet?

Lena B, Actually



  1. Beautiful look. I like how the outfit is built around black.

  2. You look fantastic! This outfit is great. The mules look nice and as you say are quite comfy. I think I may need a pair myself.

  3. Why is it that free makes it even more fab?? I love these items you've earned! Have a wonderful holiday.


    Would love for you to stop by & join TBT Fashion link up.

  4. Ah I've had my eye on those mules too - now I want them even more!

  5. That striped shirtdress is so pretty and I love ytour slide sandals. The black blazer polishes up the look. Well done, Rachel.

    <3 Ada.

  6. Looking good Rachel, that's a really nice dress and it looks great with those fab mules. I'm saving up my clubcard vouchers for hotel vouchers this year but I normally use them for clothes! Whereabouts in Cornwall are you going to? I went there last summer and wrote about Bude, which is gorgeous:
    Hope you have a really wonderful holiday and look forward to some holiday outfit photos on your return xx

  7. LOVE LOVE LOVE your outfit! I adore how you've styled that shirt dress. Just lovely.

    Have fun in Cornwall!! xx

  8. Hello! Love that dress! Black and white and stripes, what's not to like.

  9. I am loving those muals with the whole look. Looking lovely Rachel!
    Rachel xo

    Garay Treasures

  10. Great outfit! I love the dress and shoes!

  11. I'm kind of jealous you got that shirt dress for free lol, it looks so good on you!

  12. Just craaaaaaaaaaazy gorgeous as usual, Rachel - good choices on the mules and the shirt dress!! I wonder if you were as cold as I was on my latest shoot... we had to stop because I couldn't stop shivering in the end :((

    Have a wonderful weekend, hope you're well!

    Catherine, Not Dressed As Lamb x

    1. Oh I forgot to mention re. Clubcard vouchers: I hadn't used any of mine in so long I was able to buy a new notebook (outright!) for blogging on the train and on my travels - RESULT!!!!!!

  13. You cant beat that deal!! Love the shirt dress, so versatile and the mules are adorable with this look! Enjoy your long weekend!
    jess xx

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  16. Adore the mules!
    Lots of love, xx

  17. you look fabulous and I love the mules

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  19. Love the shirt dress. i must admit I saw it on line and was't blown away by it. Just shows who an piece can look when its styled correctly.

    X x

  20. Love the mules! I need to double my points! Andrea x


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