Sunday, 23 June 2013

The Tale of My First Maxi Skirt

Firstly, are you my GFC follower? Google reader won't be available from July so switch to Bloglovin - check out the top of my side bar to find out how...

Secondly, I took photos outside! I had two "photo shoots" - one before watching World War Z and one after watching World War Z. (It is an amazing movie!) The photos were taken on my Mum's iPhone hence the low-ish photo quality but this is still progress for me, right?

Before World War Z ...
... After World War Z

I'm wearing:
Claire's purple flower hair clip [exact]
Gucci sunglasses [similar]
New Look black crop top [exact]
Cache Cache black bolero [exact]
brown/cream/gold beaded necklace from The Philippines [similar]
New Look blue maxi skirt [exact]
Kurt Geiger red patent flats with gold bows [similar]

Now about my first maxi skirt... My first maxi skirt was the purple version of this blue one. I bought it a week ago and I LOVED it. I never thought a maxi skirt would suit me but these ones proved me wrong. Today I decided to wear my newly washed purple version to work when... What the fuck? It's short! Reeeally short! Noooo! I was gutted. It had shrunk in the wash despite being labelled machine washable. I got an exchange and took this blue version because my size was sold out in the purple. I do love this blue one just as much but I still miss my purple one. (Don't worry I'll be hand washing this blue one in future.)

Here are a couple of photo fails of me in the purple version when I first got it...

This is a more accurate photo of the shade of purple the skirt was.

On another note, have you watched Man of Steel yet?! Henry Cavill is officially the: Best. Superman. Ever. (By the by, was I the only comic book geek one who noticed the LexCorp truck in the movie?!)

x Linda x


  1. Such a cool maxi skirt, I love them, all though I dont think it would look good on me...but you look great!!!
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  3. Must see WWZ and Superman very soon. How cool you have the eye of a comic geek like me :) And you do look wonderful in those shots. Like the blue color of your skirt and that top is great on you. Such a lovely lady! And I was so happy to see your comment on my blog. Really made me smile :) like that only bigger

  4. The maxi skirt is gorgeous! I LOVE the bright color:)

  5. Great look, this maxi skirt is gorgeous !!!
    Kiss Jeny

  6. The skirt is lovely, you look awesome :) I want to see that movie too.
    Of coz I follow you on Bloglovin :)

  7. Nice skirt!

    Christina Klein

  8. omgggg that looks so cool!
    its gonna be common for me entering here <3 hope we could follow
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  9. I have a crush on your blue maxy skirt!
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  10. Man I must be doing something wrong. I don't look that uber stylish when I go to the movies. Usually just jeans, tee and sneakers. Wow you look soo stunning. Love your maxi skirt. I'm really glad you decided to take some pics outside. They look fabulous. I haven't seen Superman yet but I will watch it next week. Good to know it's great!! Now I'm really looking forward to see it :D


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  12. Wow that's such a great color !

    I really like that you got it right the first time haha :D

    I can definitely learn from you!

  13. Beautiful maxi skirt! Such a shame the purple one shrunk in the wash - hope this blue one doesn't, it's a lovely colour! :)

    Away From The Blue

  14. Glad to hear you liked the movie - it looks so good! And love that maxi on you - so pretty :)

    The Other Side of Gray

  15. I love this shade of blue on you! You look so beautiful in this skirt!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  16. Cute skirt!! I am wanting to see the Monsters University movie -- still a kid at heart! :)

  17. You look so stylish! I just love that maxi skirt and the bright blue color <3

  18. pretty skirt...very stylish by my opinion..
    kisses V.

  19. Love the cobalt blue color on this skirt! This is a beautiful outfit! I love it!!

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  20. You look really pretty <3
    Love that skirt!


  21. I adore your maxi skirt!
    gorgeous look <3
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  22. Your maxi shirt is adorable ^^
    I love this blue

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  23. Once I got over how adorable your background was, I was all, daaaamn gurl over the dress, haha. :)

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  24. The skirt is beautiful! The colour suits you! x
    Rougeberry Fashion

  25. You look gorgeous.

  26. That combination of colours is one of my favourites and the skirt is beautiful, you look gorgeous!

  27. Really love the look
    looking gorgeous!

  28. yay for venturing outside! i wouldnt even guess they were iphone photos. i really love your maxi- that blue shade is glorious!

    xo Marlen
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  29. Beautiful blog and Nice post darling...
    I like your style.
    I follow you and I hope you do the same ;-)
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  30. I love your skirt <3 That shade of blue is so pretty

  31. I saw WWZ last saturday with my Mr and a friend of ours and we LOVED IT!!!! I'm not usually one for zombie movies or shows but I really liked this one..I think it was very well made and I liked the scientifical approach they took about the origin!

    I really like this mazi skirt!! I have a black one my Mr got me from H&M but I always feel fat in it, I'm so stupid haha this one looks really good on you and I prefer the blue version over the purple one =D

    The Austrian Rose

  32. such a beautiful skirt!! you look amazing :D

  33. love your skirt! the color is so pretty!

  34. I love that skirt! Such a gorgeous colour and it's so flowy, gorgeous!