14th, January, 2013

It’s become quite a regular thing lately – wearing vibrant shades of yellow. It’s no secret that yellow is my favourite colour in the world (!) but even I was quite astonished yesterday – after doing a bulk load of washing – to see just how much of my wardrobe is sunshine coloured. I think it all comes down to my love of lipstick. Nothing makes a scarlet pout stand out quite so much as a backdrop of yellow, don’t you think? Plus, I’m forever obsessing over mustard/ketchup combinations – though I’ll admit this could possibly be due to the fact that I have a seemingly never-ending appetite. And also, yum, sauce!

Well, whatever reason it is – I looove this dress! After receiving an email from China Doll Boutique asking me to style one of their pretty garments, I knew straight away that this was the one. Puffed sleeves, a leopard collar, and in the perfect shade of bright marigold – yep, this one ticks all of the boxes. I paired it with my oversized leather doctor bag and a black fuzzy mohair hat. (Speaking of sauce – my hat has never been quite the same since an encounter with some ketchup. It took a trip in the washing machine, became slightly misshapen, but I love it still). My black t-bar flats (c/o Bait Footwear) kept me bouncing through the park – perfect when you’re on a photo taking mission! I’ve just loaded a new film into my beloved Holga camera, so stay tuned for a whole new set of lomo photos!

20 Comments on “Sunshine Yellow”

  1. yelloooooooooow! super, amazing the contrast with the lipstick.
    and how about those super cute sandals?!

  2. Carley Lee

    That dress is so darling! Yellow + leopard print = genius. Love it! And you are right about the bright lips – they definitely stand out oh-so-nicely against the shade of your dress.
    Enjoy the rest of your day!


  3. Oooooh yes I have to agree!! Yellow is the BEST colour in the world!!! And you pull it of so incredibly well Jo, what a babe :)


  4. This dress is so pretty! Love the fun little collar. Its so funny because when I was reading your first paragraph I felt like I was reading my own writing! I love yellow, and my boyfriend always teases me about how much I love sauce on basically everything- the more the better!
    xo Hannah

  5. The pictures look beautiful, and the dress is very pretty. I have to say that I love yellow as well and I agree that it is the perfect color to wear with red lipstick.


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