Fashion, OOTD October 15, 2014

OOTD || What I Wore to the Cosmo Blog Awards 2014

IMG_5649 IMG_5652 IMG_5655IMG_5663 IMG_5666 IMG_5670 IMG_5676 IMG_5668IMG_5660 IMG_5690Ok, I am not going to lie to you, I did leave my outfit choice for the Cosmo Blog Awards to the last minute…well the evening before the event to be exact!

|| River IslandBlack Lace Overlay Bandeau Dress – £60.00 // New LookLight Pink Mohair Boyfriend Coat – £64.99 //  Missguided –  Nana Faux Leather Strappy Heels In Black – £28.99 // ASOS –  Black Faux Pony Hair Clutch Bag – £30.00 ||

I had a complete mind blank of what to wear, to be honest I think it was mainly nerves as I had never been to an awards ceremony like this before. For weeks I had been looking around in stores and browsing the internet for some inspiration, but everything I saw just didn’t have the right feel to it. That was until I made a last minute dash into one of my favourite high street stores….River Island.

I found this little gem of a midi dress in River Island on the Monday evening before the awards. It caught my eye right away as it was exactly what I had imagined; a stylish classic black lace designed dress. I would note that the dress is a quite figure hugging fit, but I felt that it enables your natural curves to shine. I particularly adore the cutout V detail on the top, it adds a saucy yet feminine touch to this sophisticated little number. This perfect lace midi dress oozes style and elegance, which is ideal for any occasion look such as an award ceremony!

For my look I decided to keep it quite basic as I wanted the focus to be primarily on the dress. Given that the weather in England is always unpredictable I made sure I wore a snuggly coat to keep me warm, I decided to go for a pastel pink mohair boyfriend coat from New Look. While shoes wise I chose to wear a pair of strappy faux leather heels in black from online store Missguided, which I teamed it up with a black faux pony hair clutch bag from ASOS.

What are your thoughts on my awards outfit?

Mothloves x

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15 Comments

  • Reply bethanyworrall October 15, 2014 at 1:27 pm

    You look amazing as always! The dress is perfect for you 🙂

    • Reply MothLoves October 15, 2014 at 1:43 pm

      Ahhh thanks honey xxxxxxxx

  • Reply India Benjamin (@IndiaBenjamin) October 15, 2014 at 3:50 pm

    You look absolutely gorgeous here, the dress is stunning! And I love the coat too, really lightens up the outfit 🙂

    India / Touchscreens & Beautyqueens

    • Reply MothLoves October 15, 2014 at 3:59 pm

      Thanks honey, I love pastels at the moment 🙂 xxx

  • Reply La Vie Est Belle ~ Fashion Pilot October 15, 2014 at 3:57 pm

    Nice! U look smashing❤❤

  • Reply La Vie Est Belle ~ Fashion Pilot October 15, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    Welcome… Next time invite me hahahaha just kidding

  • Reply Luisa jeory October 16, 2014 at 1:04 pm

    You look gorgeous! That dress is so perfect for something like an awards ceremony or party- I love river island too!!!!

    Luisa
    http://www.astylishsomething.com

    • Reply MothLoves October 16, 2014 at 5:36 pm

      I felt so glamorous in it 🙂 xx

  • Reply avenuecamilla October 16, 2014 at 5:59 pm

    Such a pretty dress, you look great 🙂

    xxx
    Camilla
    http://avenuecamilla.com

  • Reply Katie Matthews (@XKatieMatthewsX) October 20, 2014 at 1:50 pm

    This dress is so so beautiful and you look gorgeous in it and tremendously skinny may I add!

    Love the pink coat!

    Katie <3

    • Reply MothLoves October 20, 2014 at 2:40 pm

      Hahaha thanks honey, all I have been doing is eating lately opps.

      xxxxxxxx

  • Reply lee December 27, 2014 at 4:10 pm

    love this dress! if you dont mind me asking what size did you order? i want to buy it online and am similar measurements as you. thanks 🙂

    • Reply MothLoves December 27, 2014 at 4:36 pm

      I brought a size 6 it is a tad cosy on my chest but the 8 was too big on my waist! Hope this helps 🙂 xxx

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