Tiffany blue with bows on

Top: ASOS, Belt: Topshop, Skirt: Vintage – thrifted, Heels: River Island at ASOS, Initial “C” necklace: ASOS, Hair bow: Unknown, Watch: Gift (ASOS) similar, Tortoiseshell cuff: Accessorize, Gold bracelet: New Look, Gold/blue ring: F+F, Gold band ring: ASOS, Lips: Revlon Moon Drops Orange

Tiffany Blue: what a gorgeous colour. This top is new (season) from ASOS – it was described as Mint but I think Tiffany Blue sounds much nicer. (Normally I wait till things are on sale before buying, but I loved it so much I got it straight away. I did however use a 20% voucher, so still didn’t pay full price…!)

But did you know:

The Tiffany Blue colour is protected as a colour trademark by Tiffany & Co. It’s produced as a private custom colour by Pantone, with PMS number 1837, the number deriving from the year of Tiffany’s foundation. As a trademarked colour, it is not publicly available and is not printed in the Pantone Matching System swatch books. (Source: wikipedia) That’s pretty cool, if you ask me.

And oh how I Y the little bows on the sleeves. I liked the top contrasted against my 70s woolly maxi skirt 😉

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20 Comments

  1. February 19, 2012 / 8:28 pm

    Ok Catherine…that's enough with the fabulous skirts and shoes…COME ON…haha you have also reminded me I have two thrited long skirts I have yet to wear…and I am going to have to get my hands on those shoes….so pretty…!!!! I have never bought anything from ASOS!

    Shana
    ColorBlind
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    • February 19, 2012 / 8:43 pm

      Heehee thank you Shana! And I can highly recommend ASOS… great service and their sales are brilliant. I challenge anyone to find an outfit of mine without at least ONE item from ASOS!! C xx

  2. February 15, 2012 / 7:06 pm

    Oh my that is one great outfit! I like long skirts like that, unfortunately I'm short! You have a great blog 🙂

  3. February 15, 2012 / 5:29 pm

    That kind of makes me want to trademark my own color. Not to use it really, just so I can say I did. And forbid people from using it. Mwahaha. 🙂

    Jenn
    The Suburb Experiment

    • February 16, 2012 / 12:25 am

      Do you know what, Jenn, I thought just that when I was writing the post… I came up with Catherine Cream (hmm, bit dull) or Lamb Lavender. Doesn't quite have the same ring to it??!! C x

  4. February 15, 2012 / 3:42 pm

    Loving the colors, patterns and especially those shoes! Thanks for finding us on R29 and for your sweet comment on our blog! Keeping up with you on bloglovin now!
    xxLauren

    • February 16, 2012 / 12:22 am

      Yay, so lovely to have you following me back Lauren! Thought your blog was great… thank you for stopping by and your lovely comment, C xoxo

  5. February 15, 2012 / 3:10 pm

    Very beautiful! And I love those shoes!

  6. February 15, 2012 / 2:59 pm

    You. Are. Gorgeous. I mean, the outfit is fun but I can't stop thinking how pretty you are! (Is that creepy? I hope not.)

    • February 16, 2012 / 12:21 am

      Not creepy, Ambulus – just incredibly flattering, thank you!! What a lovely thing to say… gosh what lovely comments today!! I'm :))))))))))) xx

  7. February 15, 2012 / 2:52 pm

    i'm dying for your hair right now! love the little braid. so simple but fresh, too. i pinned this post so i will remember to do my hair like that when it gets a bit longer 🙂

    • February 16, 2012 / 12:19 am

      Aww thank you, Bethany – the picture doesn't quite show it, but the plait is hair from both sides – instead of doing it in the centre it's a fishtail plait done on the right side of my head. You can sort of see the piece of hair that's been swept round from the left – it looks like a darker piece of hair where a low ponytail would be tied. I made it up simply to save my arms aching at the back!! C xoxo

  8. February 15, 2012 / 12:59 pm

    that skirt is amazing. i love your shoes. and your hair is awesome. i mean, basically, you look gorgeous. 🙂

    • February 16, 2012 / 12:16 am

      Gosh, thank you, Deanna… what a fabulous compliment!! You are such a sweetheart! Catherine x

  9. February 15, 2012 / 12:32 pm

    I love that gorgeous blue.
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