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Dear me, someone hand me a fan!

If you are reading Australian blogs at the moment, particularly Melbourne based ones, you will probably already know about the heat wave we are experiencing. 43c, that's 109f. Enough said.

I picked this dress up second hand the other day for peanuts, it's so light weight and sheer I thought with a week ahead of sweltering heat it would be perfect. Plus it fits with my 'only colour for summer' policy for new clothes which isn't really working out but you know, I tried!
New sunnies as well, I was inspired by a very fashionable friend of mine who has the Tom Ford pair. I thought if I like these I'll search out a pair of my own.

Not to be outdone I've worked out how to play around with my hair and keep the fringe back, sans head band which is lovely because we all know I like to change things around.

Dress: Savers
Glasses: Scarlet & Sly
Necklace: Chanel
Bracelet: Forever New
Heels: Tony Bianco



Skye said...

Looking lovely and cool as a cucumber - do you have air con in your place?

Apparently it hit over 46 degrees in Adelaide today, and no relief in sight. Eek!

kitek said...

if you don't need that heat give it to me!:) i live in UK right now and it's not very warm at the look amazing- love your dress and necklace!:)

Dotti said...

Those glasses must be made for you! Looks like in an ad. And I'm in love with the hairdo.

♥ Dotti

Anonymous said...

Someone said it managed to hit 47 for us in lil' ol' adelaide!

But being in the CBD in melbourne must have been terrible for you too with all the exhausts and such.

Lovely dress by the way, it looks very cool and airy.

I've also had to find ways to pin my hair away from my face so it doesn't get all sweaty!

Stay cool Lady M :)


janettaylor said...

Beautiful dress! :)

xoxo and hug: Janet

janettaylor said...

Beautiful dress!

xoxo: Janet

brooke said...

really not envying the weather down there at the moment! it is a gorgeous dress, though. it is so lovely to have thin, light dresses that look nice to put on on such hot days.

good luck surviving the heat wave!!

<3 brooke

Anonymous said...

Wow! Great Blog - awesome style!!!
U remind me of the women in that tv series, mad men, however, u havent got a stylist! So creative!!

Simone said...

you don't look hot at all. gorgeous actually and your hair looks fantastic. love the dress.

Fashion Moment said...

Dress is sooo lovely, and accessorise - amazing!


Michael Oats said...

Hi! I posted a new photoshoot today!

Photographed by Michael Oats

I hope u like it

heartofpearl♡ said...

im dying in this heat. all my friends have aircon.. but no ofcourse i dont hehe and it is really killing me. i cant sleep. i need something light weight to wear tooo you look so perfect even in this crazy heat.:) x

Penny said...

i was wondering, how cold does it get in the winter there? does it actually ever really get chilly?!?!!
loove the necklace!

Sal said...

Yikes! I didn't realize it had gotten THAT hot. Good thing you landed that gorgeous, lightweight dress. Just in time, eh?

Your hair looks fantastic like that - clever you.

svenskaussie said...

You look so cool and fresh, I am very impressed. I turn into a red faced sweating heap in such conditions, so very unladylike. You're an inspiration to us all.

Karolina said...

Your hair looks fab and the sunnies look cute ;)
This morning at 7:45 am it was 37 degrees here! I took your advice from this post and wore a light silk dress (a sack basically) - so now I'm as comfortable as can be in these conditions!

Bucca said...

Isn't it awful outside!
Lovely dress and perfect for this weather!

Flashes of Style said...

Wow your hair is amazing! I love that hairstyle.

Kat George said...

The dress is beautiful. I can't wait to get back and into some of that sun!


Anonymous said...

Looking divine as usual Lady M. That dress is a fantastic find for you. :D

I gave you a nod in my Blog last night, so take a gander when you've got a moment's respite from the terrible heat.


katiecrackernuts said...

I do like that dress. The floral print is a treat. I think on my next visit to Melbourne, you Melbournites (Melbournians) will have to show me through these Savers places. We don't have them in NSW and my op shop lurking has produced nothing of late. The Sydney stores are hungry for the "vintage" and the warehouses are stocked. I met a woman here who wouldn't even tell me where she went for op shop warehouse clothing and that people actually tore clothing to try and stop others from getting pieces. Sydney op shoppers can be soooo nasty.

Anonymous said...

Wow - how did you do your hair? What spray do you use to keep it held so well?!?!

Tara said...

Beautiful dress!
It has only just gotten slightly cooler in Perth after two or three weeks of temperatures in the high 30s and 40s, so I feel your pain!

Brigadeiro said...

That dress is such a gorgeous find! And I loved the way you styled your hair...I'm always in awe of how impeccable you always look, amazing!

Rachael said...

I love the sunglasses!

HoneyBunny said...

wow I wish I was there:D I love hot weather! and instead I have to stay in cold Scotland;))
I love your dress and the jewelery! you look really lovely! :**

Julie said...

I don't know how you got that eyeliner to work so well for you. I have the same one and I can't seem to perfect the technique. Maybe you could share some tips?

josephine said...

many sympathies to you lady m! to be perfectly honest, we queenslanders are just happy it's not us for once! you look lovely though, love the hair!

Kylie.x said...

I love your dress!!! if you ever want to sell it or anything let me know ;)

Kylie x