I hadn't yet shown you what I wore to dinner to celebrate my birthday and blogiversary - I've been so busy with #iwillwearwhatilike that I'm a little behind with outfit posts. Better late than never.
As you may have seen last week I'm obsessing over Marks & Spencer right now - this is yet another outfit featuring two pieces from their current collection. The black and white stripe maxi skirt is so comfortable (elasticated waistband, a lifesaver for an evening meal) and super-flattering, and the orange strappy heels are possibly my favourite shoes in the whole of my shoe collection right now. I'm talking grab-them-if-the-house-was-burning-down love them.
It was a very warm evening so all I needed was a simple black tank (I don't wear black often, it's more of a 'going out' colour for me), and I added a ruffled collar I bought in the Asos sale earlier this year (but never worn). It's sadly long since sold out, but I do like this faux pearl illusion collar they have right now - perfect if all the ruffles aren't really for you. It was one of those weird purchases I wasn't really sure if I liked it or, more to the point, whether I would ever actually wear it. Thank goodness I did keep it because it gave this outfit the perfect finishing touch it needed.
So a perfect outfit for wearing to go out to dinner - thank goodness for elasticated waistbands, I say...! What have you worn lately out to dinner or on a date night?
Skirt: Marks & Spencer | Tank: La Redoute | Shoes: Marks & Spencer | Collar: Asos (this pretty collar necklace is on sale at only £3.50, and this one is only £4.50!) | Clutch: Debenhams SS14 | Black ring: Asos | Nails: Essie Ruffles & Feathers (so apt!) | Toenails: Chanel Blue Boy
Shop the look:
P.S. Are you subscribed to my YouTube channel? My channel trailer is up now!
Linking up to: Visible Monday, Let It Shine, Monday Mingle, Style Sessions, Turning Heads Tuesday, Trend Spin Link-Up, What I Wore Wednesday, Brilliant Blog Posts, Throwback Thursday, Passion for Fashion Friday, Friday's Fab Favourites