OOTD: Build me up buttercup

May 4, 2011

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Dress (underneath blouse): Topshop *** Blouse: Topshop *** Rings: Topshop/Primark

My first two pictures are pretty much identical once again. I feel a bit silly posting two pictures that are so similar, but theres only so many "hand-on-hip-tilted-head-smiley-face" poses I can do before they begin to look alike! I can't pull off moody/pouty faces (nor do I really want to..) and I am not a wannabe model so this is just "me". I guess I could start turning around to show the side of my outfit, or maybe even add in whatever handbag I happen to be wearing on that day. I wish there was some kind of blogger advice book on how to pose for outfit pictures.

This is the scalloped blouse from my "fairest of them all" post a couple of weeks ago. I think it would look much better if it was slightly baggy and not so fitted). I usually go one size up to an 18 for button-up blouses, but I got this in the largest size available (UK 16). I dream of the day when Topshop start making clothes in size 18. The skirt is actually the dress from my last outfit post! I love the soft blue color paired with the blouse, so pretty and fresh. Together they remind me of the wonderful blue skies and fields filled with buttercups during spring :)

I began the "30 day shred" recently, which I have been talking about quite a bit on twitter. Today was my sixth day, making it over day ten is the trickiest from past experience. I'm not doing it to "shred" inches/pounds but rather as a quick full body work out every morning. I want to tone up my calves which running will (hopefully) help, but I feel that the rest of me should be getting a little work out too which is where the shred comes in! I know quite a few girls have also began the shred after we talked about it on twitter, so good luck to everyone!

[ shameless self promotion: All of the remaining items in my blog shop have been reduced for today only and I removed the sold items. Anything that doesn't sell by this weekend will probably go on eBay (oh the horror, I swear eBay is the internet version of hell!) ]

xoxo

48 comments:

  1. lovely blouse :)


    http://starlightsworld.blogspot.com/

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  2. oh i love all the pastel colours in this outfit, with the scallop edge it makes it look so light and pretty. good luck with the 30 day shred! x

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  3. I love this outfit! And I totally agree about the picture posing book, someone should really be working on that :). xx

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  4. I love this outfit. The scalloping is so cute. x

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  5. Love the outfit, the pastel colours go great together, and it just gives a very spring feel. Also the peter pan colar is simply adorable.

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  6. love the colour combo : )

    i dream of the day when topshop makes clothes up past an 18... so many people desperately want their clothes but can't fit, myself included! x

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  7. You look adorable:D Love the top super cute<3

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  8. love this outfit so much! the 30 day shred sounds awesome i might give it a try i need to loose a few stone for summer!

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  9. those colours look reaally lovely together! good luck! x

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  10. Aw very cute, the colours are lovely!

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  11. Love these soft pastel, the shirt is divine

    xoxo,
    daisy

    http://imjustdaisy.blogspot.com

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  12. Such a lovely outfit :)

    xox

    http://joannasblogbaby.blogspot.com/

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  13. Lovin the colors! and the peter pan collar! too cute.

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  14. That outfit is adorable! You have such great style! Looking at so many fashion/outfit posts on other blogs makes me want to dress so much better!

    xo

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  15. I love the fact that you're YOU! I'm so in love with that blouse, I wish it was more me.

    Good luck with the shred!

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  16. this is gorgeous, such lovely springtime hues. Good luck with the shred. I've done it, quite a few times, and it is brilliant at improving fitness and generally making you feel fitter and more toned! xx

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  17. i love your girly style! good luck with the 30day shred i may start it myself.

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  18. adore this! The yellow top is stunning
    I know what you mean a bout the photos, pretty sure mine are all the same, if I'm honest
    I was TS made size 18 too, I'm a 14-16, but some times I want that extra baggy top
    xx

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  19. Adorable post! I remember you posting this blouse and it is just toooo cute:)
    -Jaz
    http://www.fluffyfashioncents.blogspot.com

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  20. Just going to get started with the 30 day shred myself. Got exactly 30 days before my wedding so I´m hoping it´ll help me tone up and lose a couple (I´m looking at 3-4) kgs.
    Thanks for sharing!
    Lovely outfit as well!

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  21. I love this outfit :) It looks really cute! I'm a huge fan of those pastel colors ^^

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  22. That blouse is so cute. Very youthful blouse along with a nice skirt. Looking cute! ^_^

    johnbmarine.blogspot.com

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  23. I lo-lo-love your blouse! :O That borders are uber-pretty! You totally look like a doll <3

    Bye-bye!~♫

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  24. Love how you paired the blouse over your dress and I like the fit of the blouse on you x

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  25. your outfit looks great. I've had my eye on this top for a while, but I'm worried I wouldn't know how to wear it... This is inspirational! xx

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  26. I wish I fitted into some of the clothes your selling, but it's probably a good thing I don't as I would be BROKE. You look gorgeous, and I neeeed that blouse in my life. :)

    R - hello scrapbook

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  27. I love that top.
    I know what ya mean about not knowing how to pose. I manage to look awkward in every photo i take.
    Is the 30-day shred that Jillian whatsername one? Is it good?

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  28. This is ADORABLE! Your blog is incredibly cute and well written. =)

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  29. the scalloping is so cute on that top! xx

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  30. You suit pastel colours so well, lovely outfit! :) x

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  31. love the pastel colours, cutest blouse ever!

    gvadlln.blogspot.com

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  32. You look amazing! Those pastel colours look so cute and they really suit you! <3 xo

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  33. l-o-v-e the scalloped blouse! the colours of this outfit are so lovely and perfect x

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  34. These colors are gorgeous!!! If I could dream up the perfect top, that would be it! Between the pretty pastel yellow, the scalloping, and the collar, this is AMAZING! =)

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  35. This is such a pretty outfit, I love the blouse especially :) I've seen it on the website and blogs before but my topshop never has it :( xx

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  36. I love the scallop detail on the blouse! I tried it on in Topshop but it didn't really suit me :( xo

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  37. Your top is beautiful and your blog is so super pretty too!

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  38. darling,I support you totally . I can seem superficial,but I sort of understand what you're saying and it's awful not being able to reach that goal ! Good luck and remember : you look amazing in what you wear !

    alexandra @
    shoependant.blogspot.com

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  39. just stumbled across your blog and I am in love with it!! Love this look :)

    www.pastelsandpirouettes.com

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  40. pastels were made for you! you look like you're in your element. natural and stylish!!

    I would love support with my blog. I'm a newbee and I'm trying to find my blogger community. Let me know if you have any advice. Thank you, love.

    xx
    http://alisaverde.blogspot.com/

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