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Friday, 14 January 2011


cropped yellow zebra blouse: christmas present/H! by Henry Holland
high-waisted denim shorts: New Look
black belt: unknown
black boots: Marks & Spencer
black tights: Boots
bracelets: Claire's Accessories
bird ring: Primark


Although I'm not really into bright colours, this has to be my favourite top that I currently own. My wonderful boyfriend got it for me for Christmas - with only gentle nudging from myself - and it looks even better than it did online. It's sheer, zebra-tastic, Peter Pan-collarific and buttercup yellow - how much better could it get?! It actually has a tie-knot element at the bottom but I tucked it in because it looked slightly odd with the belt...

These are also my first pair of high-waisted denim shorts; shocker I know. I'm a little bit in love because I don't appear to have short legs anymore and my upper-half looks positively petite! Overall, I'm quite happy with my outfit today - helped by the appearance of my beloved black booties, of course.

Oh, and excuse the top-right image - I was listening to 'Check It Out' by will.i.am, Nicki Minaj and Cheryl Cole. Such a guilty pleasure, right?

52 comments:

  1. Such a cute blouse! And you look lovely :o)

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  2. Aww wow! That blouse is so quirky and fun. I love it! It looks real good with the shorts too (: Lovely.

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  3. Wonderful, can imagine it with flipflops for summer too xx

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  4. lovelyyyyyyy outfitttt :) :)
    loveee your top
    you're looking adorableee ~

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  5. That blouse is amazing - I HAVE to have it! Ahhh, how sweet is your boyfriend to have gotten you this! Yellow is such a great colour to wear, it brightens up any day.

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  6. Your top is sooo cute! ♥
    And I love the tights underneath the shorts, I try to pull that look off and people think i'm strange..

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  7. The blouse is literally the best thing I have seen in ages, such a good present!

    Rx

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  8. Lovely outfit, I have officially fallen in love with your blouse! :D And your shorts are great, they really suit you!
    and your so right about that song, when it comes on you have to dance a little, no matter what your doing haha :)
    xxx

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  9. Lovely outfit! It'll look so nice in summer too xx

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  10. such a cute outfit - that blouse has gotta be the happiest, beat-the-winter blues bit of clothing ever! love it :) you look great! I totally bought the velvet skirt in black too btw, I am such a primark sucker! I find velvet quite hard to style though!
    xxx
    www.rosie-glow.blogspot.com

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  11. That blouse is uh-may-zing! x

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  12. Lovely - your ring is splendid! Sally x

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  13. Absolutely adore this outfit
    That shirt is amazing
    Your ring is so cute
    And the shorts really suit you!

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  14. The highwaisted shorts look great on you- you should purchase some more lol :) And I agree that top is to die for! I wish my bf got me things like that, ha!

    And I love the title of this blog? Could it be from my fav Billy Joel Song, yes?

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  15. Love your zebra blouse!! very well put together outfit :) x

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  16. Really lovely outfit, looks great.
    xxx

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  17. That blouse is amazing! So sweet you got it from someone. Nice blog. About your previous post.. I think it has to be a law that everyone in the whole wide world has to see Lars and the real girl haha Its so amazing! Nice weekend.

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  18. Very pretty shirt, the zebras are sooo fun! Also, love that song, I would totally be bopping along with you :)

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  19. very cool top, the print is fantastic and the color is great! I really like your denim shorts, I have yet to own a pair of high waisted denim shorts, but I would love a pair though,but sadly I haven't found a pair yet!
    -kinsey

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  20. Fab ring and the shirt is so mind blowing! The peter pan collar and the print makes it amazing!

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  21. oh wow! i love that blouse so much! i've just found your blog via your comment on mine and i love it, definitely following you! the last outfit you posted is perfect. the dress is such a nice length and cut and the tights just match it so well! xx

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  22. Amazing outfit dear! Soooo lovely!

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  23. OMG the Shirt! Following! Thanks for entering the giveaway, winner in my new post and hope there will be more giveaways soon. Plus hope you visit back:)
    www.swampedinflowers.blogspot.com

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  24. love it ! the color is awesome !

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  25. I think I just fell a little bit in love with your blouse. Wish I could pull off yellow! And you're right, the high-waisters look amazing on you!

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  26. the blouse is so cute! i'm a sucker for anything with a cute animal print :) x

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  27. The yellow blouse is so cute and playful!

    x

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  28. Love your shirt!it's just amazing!

    http://martinakien.blogspot.com/

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  29. cutest top ever!!

    F. (opinionslave.blogspot.com) x

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  30. Your top is so cool, love it.

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  31. Love this outfit, it really suits you! That zebra shirt in particular, with all of it's peter pan collar-iness is utterly epic ;)

    I'm forever watching old eps of Skins on youtube, it's addictive ;) Have you seen the newest s5 advert btw?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExNjTkCUyUA

    I can't wait for it to come back, even though everyone knows it won't be as good as the original... apparently they've re-shot the 1st series for the US, I've seen the ads and the storylines are identical, just with a different cast, oh and the addition of cheerleaders...

    x

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  32. this is a lovely outfit you have here and i'm really enjoying your blog at the moment! so glad i found it and dropped by(:

    -maebell(:

    www.maebellx3.blogspot.com

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  33. Your blouse is amazing!! Love it!
    Hope we can follow eachother if you like ;)

    http://lauraheartsfashion.blogspot.com

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  34. i dont really wear bright colours either but that shirt is lovely and it looks great on you, especially paired with those shorts x

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  35. love the shirt and ring (:

    watchingyouwatchingme-angelicaj.blogspot.com

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  36. Wow what a cute blouse, you can't really go wrong with a cute collar like that and zebras! I think I'd do the same sort of getting my groove on pose as you :p xx

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  37. i love that blouse, good ol' henry holland :) xx

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  38. That is such a cute shirt!
    Love the pattern. Suits you perfect!

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  39. love your top, really cute! :-)

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  40. The blouse is amazing! I've never seen anything like that before x

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  41. i want all your accessories! the yellow top with the high waisted shorts are perfect!

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  42. omg i need that bird ring in my life!! *makes plans to go to primark!*

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  43. wowo the blouse is gorrrrgeous!
    and the ring is so beautiful, all in all the outfit goes together so well!
    new follower!

    ella xxx

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  44. I love your outfit! the zebras look great!
    Following, great blog. Hope you visit back:)

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  45. Oh wow, I've seen a lot of zebra prints, but never a shirt covered in full bodied zebras. I love it! And the jewelry selection could not have been more perfect. :)

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