You wouldn’t BELIEVE how many people told me I should wear emerald green more after I wore it recently.
I was working at a JD Williams photo shoot last month and one of my outfits was a rather fabulous emerald green trouser suit (blazer/trousers*, see me wearing it here). I know it seems obvious – being a [faux] redhead and all – but I’ve never really worn a strong emerald green before. And I will admit, it seems it’s all true what they say about redheads and green… they really do complement each other!
I loved this green so much I promptly bought this boxy dress from Warehouse (sold now out everywhere sadly, this dress is similar). I also have the sample green suit from JD Williams that they kindly gifted to me on the day, so watch this space for that too.
(BTW the link up is a day late as I wasn’t able to post yesterday, apologies!)
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As I’ve mentioned here before I’m not a short skirts/short dresses kind of girl, so I bought the dress with the sole intention of layering it over trousers. The ones I wore here are stretchy, boot cut leggings – perfect for smooth lines underneath a dress. However, I didn’t bank on the fabric wrinkling so damn much: yes, I did iron it before I left the house – that’s what sitting in the car does, boo!
I’m also deeply into my fabric headbands at the moment. I’ve bought several in all my favourite colours: yellow, neutrals, green, pink (as worn here), even an orange AND pink one that matches my blog colours.
Pink seemed the best choice as a contrast for this gorgeous green, and that meant the fabulous Lorelsberg printed tote bag* I was gifted last year would tie in with the green and pink.
And that’s it! Easy peasy! I guess it’s a countdown to autumn now, right…?
What colour do you never wear but you feel you should (one that you’re ‘meant’ to wear with your colouring for example)? Comment below…!
OTHER GREEN DRESSES (FOR LAYERING OVER TROUSERS?) YOU MIGHT LIKE:
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