Girl in Orange

 Well hello there ladies, happy mid week. I pretty much have nothing of interest to say today people… thats right i am boring as hell right now. I go to work (a lot) i come home, and i put my Christmas pj’s on and snuggle down and watch a film or two. Its a simple life but a very happy one. I’m only slightly unnerved that there’s only 13 sleeps till Christmas and i have only a third of my pressies bought and not a single one wrapped. But in true Rachel form I’m sure i will be doing a great impression of a looney woman who’s lost her mind, running round the day before trying to get every little thing done!

Oh yes, i can tell you, see this calm face.. it may be the last you see of it until 26th December 😉

 I bought this dress about 3 months ago. Its just sat in my wardrobe getting over looked every time i make my daily choices. I have no clue why! Its totally my cup of tea, pretty collar, pleated, vintage-y type look and sleeves. Seriously?! what more could a girl want from a dress? (pockets actually… then we’d be talking perfection!)

 Dress: TK MAXX (back in late August)

Shoes: Poetic Licence

Hat& Tights: New Look
Don’t you just hate when your belt slips down in photos..!

The row of houses across the river were so cute, they were each little one storey houses but they were each a different colour. What a cheerful little neighbourhood to live in! I’d love to paint my house a really cheery colour.. I’m definitely a brighter the better type of gal (hence my wardrobe !!)
So i will love you and leave you. Wishing you a wonderful day/week…

Don’t forget, if you’re a mama or no some one who is or will be, i have a fabulous baby change bag giveaway still going on here!

pleated poppy


  1. December 11, 2012 / 9:47 pm

    Nice dress Rachel
    My life is uneventful as well, so don't worry about not having anything to say
    Still have a few gifts to buy and nothing wrapped on this side of the planet as well!

    Ariane xxx

  2. December 12, 2012 / 6:15 am

    that's a really gorgeous dress. you got it at tj maxx?? wow, what an awesome score!! i also love your hat… i'm a sucker for slouchies like that 🙂 xx

  3. December 12, 2012 / 6:44 am

    You look so stunning in orange x

  4. December 12, 2012 / 10:56 am

    I love your style fullstop but this dress just looks fabulous on you!

  5. December 12, 2012 / 11:58 am

    That dress is perfection! LOVE it!
    I'm also diggin' the purple tights… so cute!

  6. December 12, 2012 / 12:51 pm

    Love this dress, I feel your pain on the present front, I am still trying to get stuff sorted!

    Maria xxx

  7. December 12, 2012 / 1:41 pm

    That's a cute dress Rachel. I'm a big fan of orange!

    I've not wrapped a present yet, but I've got them all. Generally feel quite organised Christmas wise, just exhausted pregnancy wise! xx

  8. December 12, 2012 / 5:24 pm

    This dress is gorgeous, you look stunning. I haven't done any Christmas shopping yet, I'm so ridiculously disorganised. Those houses are gorgeous, I always wanted to paint my house a ridiculous colour xo

  9. December 12, 2012 / 6:54 pm

    Those homes are adorable! GORGEOUS little place to live! ANd this dress, wow! You're right if it only had pockets it would seriously be perfection. You look so pretty, I'm loving the blush. And those shoes!! I love em! You're just too good.
    I have maybe half my presents done and nothing wrapped haha I love wrapping though, I just need to get to it!

  10. December 12, 2012 / 9:46 pm

    Absolutely adore your dress! The collar and colour is gorgeous!

  11. December 12, 2012 / 10:31 pm

    Very nice dress, it looks really good on you.

    By the way your 'boring' life right now could be mine, go to work, come home PJs on and watch some films and I am very happy with it too! We're not boring we're just 'chilled' hehe.

    Janine xx

  12. December 13, 2012 / 12:04 am

    Love your look!

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  14. December 13, 2012 / 3:29 am

    Hello! I just came across your blog, and I love it! I’ve decided to follow you! If you get a minute, I’d love to know what you think of my latest outfit post! While you’re visiting, follow along so we can keep in touch! 🙂
    xo, elle from Living in Color.

  15. December 13, 2012 / 4:02 am

    Hi there. I found you on WIWW. LOVE this outfit!!! I'm Hanna and I'm your newest follower. Great blog! HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
    You can find me anytime at

    xooxxo Hanna

  16. December 14, 2012 / 5:48 am

    Wow, you are gorgeous! I absolutely love all of these colors together-they are just beautiful. And those shoes! Ah, swoon-worthy for sure.

  17. December 14, 2012 / 5:55 pm

    How pretty! And yes, I know ALL about the belt thing! I get it with tights too!

  18. December 15, 2012 / 1:57 am

    Oh, you're pretty. So damn pretty. Your skills at combining all manner of bright colors is astounding. I'd never think to pair purple with orange, and top it all off with a floppy grey hat, but you did and it looks fabulous!!


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