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!

Mules & Shirt Dress

Bag: Michael Kors Via Jon Ian of Cowbridge

Blazer: New Look

Jewellery: Yosa


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23 Comments

  1. May 22, 2015 / 5:59 am

    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.

  2. May 22, 2015 / 7:07 am

    Ah I've had my eye on those mules too – now I want them even more!
    Sophie
    x

  3. May 22, 2015 / 7:39 am

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

    <3 Ada.

  4. May 22, 2015 / 8:04 am

    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: http://www.porcelinasworld.com/2014/08/vintage-guide-to-bude-cornwall.html
    Hope you have a really wonderful holiday and look forward to some holiday outfit photos on your return xx

  5. May 22, 2015 / 8:51 am

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

    Have fun in Cornwall!! xx

  6. May 22, 2015 / 1:05 pm

    Great outfit! I love the dress and shoes!

  7. May 22, 2015 / 2:22 pm

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

  8. May 22, 2015 / 2:43 pm

    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

    • May 22, 2015 / 2:44 pm

      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!!!!!!

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  11. May 25, 2015 / 10:20 am

    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.

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