Spots vs. Stripes

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Love Label Zip-through Day Dress, Steve Madden leather jacket, Primark tights and ring, Love Label Kaa Brogue Boots

I’ve always been a straight-up-and-down kinda gal – no, (definitely) not figure-wise (no one can ignore these hips o’mine) but certainly when it comes to prints. I love stripes and my wardrobe is bursting with nautical niceness in every shade imaginable.

When the lovely folk at http://www.very.co.uk offered me free reign on their website (well, almost) to choose some goodies to feature on the blog, I went straight to dresses and set up camp to do some deciding. And when I happened upon this dotty delight, I knew it had a place amongst all those stripes.

The dress and black brogue boots are in constant rotation – both are so easy to wear, so comfortable and oh-so perfect for autumn! For a dreary Monday morning, I styled the pieces with a tough leather jacket, intricate earrings and matchy-matchy tights. A winner, I think!

Have you ever made a purchase from http://www.very.co.uk? Can you spot any AW10 must-haves on the website? And whose side are you on – spots or stripes?

31 Comments

LilyLipstick

I love spots and stripes – I don’t think I could decide between them! This dress is super-cute though so for today, I think spots are winning ๐Ÿ™‚ x

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Tash

Spots! And Gosh you look fabulous every. single. day. How do you do it? lol. I feel like a giant mismatched minger normally. I do like to think that maybe when I finish Uni things will improve xD

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I love both it is so hard to choose! I would have to go with stripes although i have many pieces of both patterns ๐Ÿ™‚

R x

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Kelly

Never used Very, but that dress is gorg. I have one from H&M but with buttons down the front which is great for big boobs.

I love the earrings!

xx

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Sherin

I’m always one for the stripes. But the dots look great on you. The dres is sorgeous. And the new haircut looks better and better.

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Nicola

I’ve had a pair of polka dot Converse from Very on my wishlist all summer. From that you might be able to guess that I’m a spot person, but I love stripes too.

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claire (jazzpad.)

Stripes for me! Personally, I always feel like a little girl in polkadots, brings out the girly side in me whereas perhaps stripes are a little more masculine? Think Audrey Tatou in Coco Avant Chanel – a woman on a mission. Would be interesting to perhaps subvert this; spots being more tailored or stripes being more feminine? jazzy ♥

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Harriet

I’m a sdtripes girl myself, though partial to some spots occaisionally! I have a gorgeous dress from the Fearne Cotten for Very collection which I love.

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