Friday, 5 June 2015

Dresses, Louis Vuitton Speedy Bandouliere Bag in Damier Ebene

Although it's June, I'm still a bit behind with blogging what I wear and so I'm still sharing what I wore for the May Fox in flats style dare in autumn. Grouped these two outfits together to share as it's two different dresses layered up slightly for autumn, with my Louis Vuitton damier speedy bandouliere bag.


What I wore:

Atmos&Here polly polka dot shirt dress in autumn tall boots mbmj scarf

Louis Vuitton Damier Ebene Speedy bandouliere 30 bag handheld
ScarfMarc by Marc Jacobs Stargazer scarf in aquamarine (on sale!)
DressAtmos&Here Polly navy polka dot shirt dress
ShoesAsos Cleo leather boots in tan
BagLouis Vuitton Damier Ebene 30 speedy bandouliere (with Coach feather bag charm)

Why I wore it:

The style challenge for the day was 'crazy sexy', and much like the 'vamp vixen' challenge, I wasn't sure I was going to be able to come up with an outfit. I'd thought I might wear this dress again, as I've been wanting to wear it to meet my goal of wearing things twice in a month after I buy them, but it hadn't really fitted easily into any challenge prompts. I figured dresses are sexy...so wore this! Bundled up with the scarf and boots to keep cosy as I popped out to the chemist. Baby T and I were feeling a little under the weather, the cold we'd been getting over came back with a vengeance so we needed to pick something up for us both.

It's the second time I've worn this dress, so my purchase review:

I really like this dress! I'm so pleased I bought it. I saw it online at full price and added it to my wishlist, and saw it popping up on instagram worn by a couple of people and just waited until there was a sale to justify buying it. Luckily The Iconic frequently has sales (there's one on right now...) so I was only waiting a few weeks. It's going to be so easy to layer up with in winter and as I can wear it with the sleeves rolled up like I have here I can see it being worn in spring as well, even if it isn't the most breathable fabric for summer. Really happy with this purchase!


Last worn: Marc by Marc Jacobs scarfpolka dot shirt dress, Asos leather boots, Louis Vuitton Speedy Bandouliere 30.

Other ways to wear: blue galaxy print scarf with red dress, shirt dress with Converse, leather boots and skinny jeans in winter, LV speedy bag with denim shorts.










What I wore:

Comfy casual SAHM style striped maxi dress cardigan sandals boho outfit

Louis Vuitton Damier Ebene 30 speedy bandouliere
CardiganJeanswest brown marle waterfall cardi
NecklaceTai gold alphabet necklace layered with Roie Designs long freshwater pearl necklace with tassel
DressThree Dots stripe maxi dress
ShoesAsos 'five star' leather sandals
BagLouis Vuitton Damier Ebene 30 speedy bandouliere (with Coach feather bag charm)

Why I wore it:

Unbelievably, this is the first time I've worn this cardigan on the blog. It's actually one of my favourites! It's been worn a lot in the office and for keeping cosy at home, but I don't wear it out often so it's never been in an outfit picture before. As I mentioned before, I'm making more of an effort to wear my cardigans lately, inspired by some other bloggers. They have the benefit of being just cosy enough for the mild Queensland autumn weather, and easy for life with baby. I can babywear in them as they don't have jaggy zips, and I don't have to worry about them getting dirty or covered in baby's food, I can just throw them in the wash.

The style dare for the day was 'elegant'. I was working from home and doing the day care pick up so I wanted to be more comfortable than elegant! I decided to wear all these things because they sound elegant. A floor-length gown, pearl necklace and Louis Vuitton accessories...AKA a maxi dress, boho necklace and a LV speedy bag topped off with a cosy cardi. I much prefer comfortable elegance over black tie elegance any day!


Last worn: striped maxi dress, leather sandals, LV speedy bandouliere (above). First time I've shown the cardigan on the blog.

Other ways to wear: striped maxi dress with a second trimester baby bump, sandals and denim shorts for summer, LV speedy bandouliere with black skirts.





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45 comments:

  1. Totally LOVE that LV! Both outfits are great!!
    xoxo Lynda
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  2. That maxi dress is just TOO pretty! You look lovely :) have a wonderful weekend

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  3. Cardigans are the best!! I throw them on over anything, haha, even when it's really hot (and I'm inside with the air conditioning) :D
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    1. They are essentials inside in cold air-con! :)

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  4. Love that LV bag! And I wish I could wear flats in UK though it is a bit chilly here

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  5. Aww i love these looks Mica specially the second one, you look so blooming and lovely in it <3 The striped maxi dress really suits you <3

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  6. I absolutely love the first outfit. That polka dot shirt dress is awesome, I am a little jealous. And I like the pattern mixing that goes on with adding the scarf & bag. This is my kind of perfect outfit :)

    Have a nice weekend!

    Alex - Funky Jungle

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    1. Thanks! I think printed dresses are such easy options to make a perfect outfit! :)

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    2. They are. Often, with a really good dress, you don't need to add much else. Perfect, especially in summer. Love easy dressing ;-)

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  7. Mica these two looks work really well.
    I am beginning to see slight changes is the way you dress, its a little bit more daring.
    I am wondering if its the challenges OR if it was the consulting..

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    1. I think it might be a combination of the two Lorena! :) I'm not as afraid of mixing colours and prints now, I'm being a little more adventurous that way :)

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  8. I really like that first outfit! The polka dot dress is lovely with the plaid scarf.

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  9. This bag is a beauty!!! I love it, and you styled the piece stunningly!
    I'm obsessed with your style and your blog. Kisses from Hungary xo

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  10. When I look at your outfit photos, I instantly want to take bigger risks in fashion! I love watching others mixing prints, I guess it's time to try it myself! Thank You for sharing!

    Have a lovely day!

    Paulina

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    1. Thanks Paulina, glad I could inspire you to give something a try! :)

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  11. I really love that polka dot dress. I want a cute little sun dress either black or red with polka dots and haven't found the perfect one yet. If I ever got a style challenge day to dress sexy, I don't know what I'd do. My wardrobe is the farthest thing! I love that you didn't skip though and participated anyway. (:

    Perfect reasons for why cardigans make great baby wear. I was always a fear of mine that Pen's face would get scratched on a zipper, or that she would get her little fingers caught in the zipper track. Soft cardigans get rid of that worry. Oh, and they make great burp clothes in an emergency. (; My nephew spit up a bit the other day and without thinking I yanked off my cardigan and wiped him off. Oh us moms. (;

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    1. haha that is definitely something only a mother would do! Hubby has been terrified by how frequently I've just used my hands to catch spit up if there is nothing else available! Babies are messy though, have to get used to it eventually ;)

      I hope you do find a cute polka dot dress! This one is perfect but The Iconic don't ship outside Australia :(

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  12. BOTH great looks!! Love! The polka dot dress & scarf are my fave! Thanks so much for linking up for Passion4Fashion!

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  13. Oh, you look really elegant, Mica! Actually on both looks! I love your kinda 60s inspired first look! Reminds me a little bit of Jackie Kennedy! Fantastic mix! Beautiful cardigan, Mica! So fab how you styled it with that striped dress - looks very fresh!

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  14. You look so cute in the poka dot one piece Mica! Have fun this weekend for baby-T's birthday! I am sure you will show us some bits and pieces from the crazy party haha.

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    1. Thanks so much! We had a great party! I did share a couple pics on instagram but I've tried not to go overboard with it. So difficult not to overshare though, we filled up the camera memory card twice with photos!

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  15. That polka dot dress is just adorable :D
    But I'm really loving this pink striped maxi dress in the second look. Rocking both outfits!

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  16. I love those dresses on you! Both look so casually chic...perfect for both the beach and a shopping tour with the girls :)

    Jasmin xx
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  17. That first dress is very cute but I am such a sucker for a nice maxi dress, I just love all your dresses :)

    RedLip&Love

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  18. The polka dot dress is gorgeous and I actually love the coral maxi as well. Hope your weekend is going well. <3
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  19. Spots and stripes - can't go wrong! Love both outfits and still having massive bag envy!

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  20. Lovely looks!
    I love your dress on 1st one.
    And that cardigan on 2nd looks nice
    XO

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  21. the first outfit is so gorgeous!
    xoxo
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  22. I love both these dresses on you, they are some of my favourite prints. Of course the bag is so perfect.

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  23. I love that polka dot dress! I will always have a thing for polka dot outfits <333 So cute <3

    Have a nice day!

    xoxo,
    SHAIRA
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  24. You look absolutely beautiful! Both of your looks are absolutely incredible, I love the polka dot dress <3

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  25. That polka dot dress is so cute! Love the combo with the scarf!

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  26. Amazing post dear!

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  27. I'm loving these two looks!! The first one is just perfect!

    Florals&Smiles

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  28. very cute looks! love the scarf with the polka dot dress! so fun!
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  29. I love both dresses! This post has reminded me, have a navy polka dot dress that I need to wear and photograph for a blog post soon!

    Carolyn

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    1. Would love to see how you wear your dress! Glad I could inspire you to wear something again! :)

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  30. More chic stylings! Really adore the pairing of that polka dot dress with the Marc Jacobs scarf! T. http://tickledpinkwoman.blogspot.com

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  31. I am loving the striped dress! So pretty!

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  32. nice mixing of prints!! :D

    Have a great week!
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  33. Love that shirtdress. It looks great on you and is a total closet staple. I love how you adapted it to work for the challenge.

    Amy Ann
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  34. That dress looks great on you! So glad you bought it too. HaHaHa Comfortable and sporty dress in the second pic.
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  35. Thank you all for your kind comments!

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  36. that is such a cute outfit!

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