Friday, 20 October 2017

Polka Dot Maxi Dress (& #Passion4Fashion Linkup)


Next to stripes and leopard print, polka dots are a big pattern love of mine, in-fact i really feel i don't own enough polka dots and need some more in my life, and at the moment they're having a bit of a fashion thing so there are lots of lovely options out there.

I picked -this maxi dress- up at the very beginning of September and then left it there hanging, just longing to be worn. Sometimes i categorise my clothing in to 'Places i can wear it', which is silly of course, but then sometimes i am a bit silly i guess. So this dress was in my silly mental category of 'Lunch with the girls' and due to busy schedules that day didn't come around until this week.
But oh i was so glad it did as firstly, the company and food were of course wonderful, and secondly it was great to wear this dress out for the first time. I paired the navy polka dot maxi with black, which is definitely a favourite combination of mine (I know some people cringe at black and navy together but i absolutely love it) and layered a cami under and wore tights and boots as the autumn chill has certainly snuck in this week.

That's the great thing about winter maxi dresses, you can layer under and over and there is no need to be cold or sacrifice wearing lovely dresses. Its a win win!

And just to talk boots for a second: if you're looking for a small block heel comfy sock boot that doesn't go too far up the calf (i find some of them can be very unflattering!) then the ones -i'm wearing here -are from asos and they are amazingly comfy and very flattering!

Are you a fan of polka dots?


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Outfit Details:
Mango Dress
Biker Jacket
Bag
Asos Black sock Boots
Lola Rose Green bracelet

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13 comments

  1. That polka dot dress is beautiful on you and I love the ankle boots with it! I like layering up my maxi dresses to wear them in cooler weather too :)

    Thank you for the link up!

    I hope that you are having a lovely end to the week and you have a great weekend ahead of you! Supposed to rain more here :(

    Away From The Blue Blog

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  2. Stunning Rachel! I love the dress paired with the Biker. I'm behind the times at the moment on the sock boots. Such a huge trend at the moment! Have a great weekend xx
    www.vanityandmestyle.com

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  3. Love it! Next stop Mango. xx Jacqui
    www.mummabstylish.com

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  4. Rachel, I adore all things polka dotted and this dress is no exception! A long sleeve maxi dress is the perfect addition to any fall wardrobe. I love the way you have styled this adorable dress! Thanks for the link up and have a wonderful weekend.

    Shelbee
    www.shelbeeontheedge.com

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  5. It's so smart to wear these dresses when it's cold because of the layering!!
    Great look!!
    XOXO
    Jodie
    www.jtouchofstyle.com

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  6. Love how you styled that polka dot dress! Thanks for hosting the linkup!
    Cheryl Shops || www.cherylshops.net

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  7. Super cute polka dot dress! It looks great with your moto jacket and booties.

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  8. Very stylish and beautiful! I love this look, Rachel!

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  9. Polka dots are a fun outfit. I enjoyed wearing polka dots.
    Marilyn

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  10. Too funny because I often categorize my clothing with places to wear them too! I love this polka dot dress, and it looks great with the biker jacket.
    Rachael
    www.threadsforthomasblog.com

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  11. Fantastic look! I always wear dresses in Fall and winter. Also with cardigans. I love that jacket on the dress! Feminine with a little edge.

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  12. You styled that dress beautifully! I love it with the leather jacket!

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  13. Beautiful, elegant dress! I love the combination of a maxi dress and biker jacket. You look gorgeous Rachel!

    Emma xxx
    www.style-splash.com

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