Friday, 13 March 2015

What Cat Wore | The Little Black Shirt Dress


Dress - Miss Selfridge // Bag - Primark // Cardigan - River Island // Boots - Sperry Top Sider

Say hello to my new favourite dress! I was always into the 'Utility' trend, and for me it was a style phase I went through in my un-stylish years of 6th form. I basically wore black, white and khaki and it was better if it had a utility element, so combat trousers, multiple pockets or D-Rings.
After seeing that the 'Utility' trend is coming back for SS15 I got pretty excited, and now I can't wait to add some classier and prettier staple utility pieces in my wardrobe and bring back that utility element I loved so much - with this dress being the first.
I kept this outfit simple, because the dress alone is perfect as it is. I love the simple gold detailing, the D-Ring belt and the conventional curved shirt hem keeping it as shirt like as possible the whole way down! The length is a comfortable long (but not too long) length making it okay to wear with some nude tights (even in this cold weather!) and I threw on my new long line draped cardigan to make it just a little bit warmer without hiding the dress too much. 
I'm head over heels for this look and I can't wait to wear this dress again, and in so many different ways I can think of too. It works to wear it open and I'm thinking it'll look great with my faux fur gilet too. I actually think I need a denim jacket in my life so I can wear this with that... That sounds like a dream outfit right there.... *sigh* ♥

What are your thoughts on the upcoming Utility trend?

CAT xo
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6 comments:

  1. absolutely gorgeous outfit! I love your dress xx

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    1. Thank you! It's my new favourite :) xx

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  2. I love you bag! It doesn't look like it's from Primark, it looks more expensive.

    Love From Twinkle

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    1. Thanks doll! Yeah I think so too :) and the quality is there too xx

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  3. You have completely convinced me that I need a shirt dress in my life, you look amazing in this one! Suits you really well and nicely styled with the bag, may have to pop into Primark soon, been ages since I've had a browse in there! x

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    1. Aww! Well everyone needs some great staples in their wardrobe! :) thank you for the lovely comment! I hope you had a good browse round Primark! ;) xx

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