Find it, work it – floral dresses

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Thrifted dress, tights, Chockers boots, Zara cardigan, Primark belt, Primark ring

I’m hoping these Find it, work it posts can become a regular thing here at A Little Bird. Every so often, I go on the hunt for something specific – that perfect piece of style gold that slides effortlessly into my wardrobe and mixes with everything in there. For the first Find it, work it post, it’s this 100% silk floral dress.

My magpie eye spotted it amongst polyester smocks in a charity shop at the weekend, and of course it was love at first sight. The fluttering, flattering shape, oh-so-soft fabric and gloriously girly print had me grabbing like an eager child. 

The best thing about this dress is how easy it was to style up. The colour palette coordinates perfectly with so many things I already own, so I knew I’d be able to work the look straight away. I added my much-loved Chockers boots, a simple Zara cardigan I’ve had for eons and these heavenly hyacinth tights from Done and dusted!

What have you found recently? And how did you work it? I’d love to know!

PS – Aren’t cherry blossoms just so beautiful? I adore them. 

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E is for Eleanor

That dress is great Jen! Who’s it by? It such a great shape!

And I’m still totally envious of those boots- I may have to purchase some soon 😀

Pink Flower

What a gorgeous find – you really do have an eye for hunting them out. I must declare though that that tree [i’m thinking cherry but I may be totally wrong] behind you – is just lush, the colours of them pinks – ahhh i’m glad Spring is here, colours like that make my day!


Gorgeous outfit, how pretty is that dress! You manage to find lovely pieces. Loving the blue tights too, I have some but can never find the right outfit to make them work with.


the crafty currant

oo i wore this colour tights to work today!! great minds think alike. people in my office think am nuts for my love of bright tights!! they are the best way to jazz up a boring black or gray work dress … woo hoo for bright tights!! x


That dress is so gorgeous 🙂 I wish I could pull off coloured tights like you do – I have a pair of purple but can never find anything I think they look nice with! xxx


The dress looks lovely belted. Think my mistake is always wearing things loose, when really they could benefit from being pulled in at the waist. Great charity shop find.

Danni and Maria

You look absolutely gorgeous! And I want your cardigan!! I have a grey cardi from Dotty P’s that I have literally worn to death and I need a replacement…Zara is now an option 🙂 Maria xxx

Disco Goth

That dress is so pretty and I love the colours. I bought a huge Evans long cardi yeaterday for £3.99 in just those colours!x


oh my look at the new layout! that just proved i’ve been behind with blogging and browsing! love it! and you look so lovely in the dress and you’re rockin’ the blue tights!



Floral dresses are a personal favorite of mine, too! And I love those bright tights you paired with this one!

I love thrifting too. I found some amazing grey lace tights recently at a clearance sale and I paired them with my newest handmade dress. Check it out at my blog if you like 🙂


cherry blossoms are wonderful, until they drop everywhere. we have petals all through the house that have blown in!

that is one gorgeous dress, and those tights are fabulous x


Oh I LOVE it! This is one of my fave outfits you’ve done, you look gorgeous. The scenery is lovely, too! Cherry blossoms are my favorite!


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