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6.4.09

Layer Cake












I believe I have mentioned before how much I enjoy the cooler weather, you can accessorise so much better.
Wearing a sun dress and sandals isn't enough for me I'm afraid!

Last time I did a post like this is was quite successful, and I only thought of doing it in the first place because I realised just how many layers I was wearing.
Today isn't too bad, but it's de rigour in Melbourne to layer up because we are famous for having 4 seasons in one day.
I've had this dress for about 2 years now and I wish I had bought two, its one of those pieces you can wear again, and again, and again......

Knit dress: Target (I know!)
Trench: Zara
Scarf: H&M in Prague
Gold necklace: Chanel
Rope necklace: Lady Melbourne
Bracelets: Lady Melbourne
Tights: 120 denier tights by Kayser.....I think!
Ballet flats: Country Road
Boots: Primark
Bag: Longchamp
Gloves: H&M


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34 comments:

diamondsinchampagne said...

Love how you layered the necklaces with the scarf, I have never thought to do that. Thanks for the inspiration as always :)

Alicia said...

Ahaha I love how we've both done an "I KNOW!" in an outfit post recently... you for target and me for k-mart! It's so surprising sometimes where you find lovely things!
Beautiful outfit! x

Zoella. said...

I love your chanel necklace. SO jealous. You look lovely :) x

Penny said...

Lovely outfit!!!
I adore specially the trench, the gold necklace and scarf.
Nice at all!!

Have a nice day! :-D

Erica
- StyleNotes -
http://penny-stylenotes.blogspot.com/

Shin said...

I really love the way you put your outfit together and transformed the simple classical black dress! So classic and timeless! xxoxoxo

brooke said...

some of the best things are found in target... i have a full skirt with a big bow on the front that I got from Target this year and I wear it all the time... they're really good for basics.
I think the tights are probably around the 70/80 denier mark, just because they aren't completely opaque (like the"total opaques" they have out this season) - but I could very well be wrong, it could jusst be flash or something... not trying to be mean, i hope that's not taken badly!! :)

you look lovely as usual! I'm excited to see what you wear this season... winter is so much more exciting fashion wise. I hope it's getting cold down there, it was freezing in sydney today!

Brooke xx

brooke said...

ps, where are the gloves from?? they are gorgeous!

Frosti said...

Love love love your boot!!!

angelaseeangelablog said...

Tha's some amazing layering there! I'm also loving the cold weather, but I wore a rather grim black outfit.
XXASAB

Ballarat Vintage Style said...

Please do tell us all about the gloves! I've been looking for a pair just like them.

thischicksgotstyle said...

Those are some chique black gloves! Very petty. Also really like your black and white skirt in the previous post.

x!
thischicksgotstyle

elena-lu said...

love the idea of the necklaces and scarf!
and perfect overall layering!
happy monday =)
elenalu

Dissolved Girl said...

That is a great dress. It is amazing what you can find in Target sometimes.

Low Cost High Style said...

I scored a purse just like yours at the thrift store the other day for 99cents....mines tan with red instead of black with brown though. Luv it! ~Kendra~

Grant said...

Those gloves!!!

Jealous as F**K!!!

You look splendid as always, and I am nicely surprised by that dress being from Target.

Xx

Fashion Moment said...

Fantastic pieces, you look great.
Have a nice day,

FM~FP

alice said...

adorable outfits! I like the gloves and oxfords too much!

heartofpearl ♡ said...

i just love your style LM :) x

FrouFrouu said...

Love the gloves, so dominatrix!!

- frou

www.froufrouu.blogspot.com

FJ said...

Lovely outfit!

Le Tasché said...

Great outfit, piece by piece.
We here are looking forward to spring, but I can understand your pleasure to layer.

madeleinemiranda said...

Looking divine as per usual Darling!!!

xxxx

Fashion Tidbits said...

love the trench!

Bucca said...

Fantastic! love this look I have a very similar dress I bought in Cue about 2 years ago.

Cotton Socks said...

i love this look. i think it could be one of my favourites from your blog!
everything is perfectly put together. i wouldn't change a thing.

Vintage Verve said...

I love this post. I think it's my favorite out of all of them.

It's really interesting to see step by step how you have styled your outfit. More please LM!

xx VV

bowsandbrogues said...

I can't believe you found that dress in Target... I like your blog very much
xx

luvshabuu said...

oh niceee =) u just gave me an inspiration for what to wear on tonight's dinner ^^, i was so confused chosing between flat shoes or heels to go with black dress.

Since you've shown the look with flat shoes then ill go with it =)

thxs

svenskaussie said...

Ideas so fabulous I am going to steal them all !!!!!!! : )

Patrizia simulacra said...

Target, K-Mart and other chain stores all have hidden treasures which are astonishingly well-made.

Those H&M scarves have breed and now every second person is wearing a similar one. This indicates an epidemic...argh

Darrah said...

I'm impressed that you found those gloves at H&M. I could have sworn they were designer! Fantastic layers!

thisisweeny.com said...

It is so eerie, I posted a layering post yesterday by the same name! Eeep!

Hippie Frou Frou said...

Such a lovely trench//and fabulous gloves!

jess S//hippiefroufrou

Kat George said...

L.O.V.E the gloves! xx