Seasons They Conspire

If I were to adopt a uniform this fall and winter it would pretty much consist of this dress. Only knowing that the variety in my closet would be a waste if I didn't use it keeps me wearing other pieces. Still on days when I barely want to leave the bed, it's nice to slip into this little piece of velvet wonder. This whole outfit is built from pieces I return to time and again; things I think I will be wearing for many years to come (as long as I don't accidentally destroy them!). Essentials for me don't really come down to quality; I have a number of pieces I've owned for years that are from high street brands or bought secondhand. It's more about pieces that fit well and make me feel good, which is a rather nebulous thing since feeling good isn't a purely physical characteristic...


Outfit details:
Gryphon trench coat
Ferragamo flats

CONVERSATION

26 comments:

  1. Love all the layers, the different colours and texture mixing in so nicely!

    Ash :o)
    ftashion

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  2. why, hello carey mulligan!

    i really, really love your hair! you look like more grown-up. it's just so perfect.

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  3. such a gorgeous dress. anything named after the brontes can't go too far wrong... x

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  4. Rebecca! I just loved your new hair. I'm thinking in cutting like this but no one says it gonna to be good. But I think that cut it's just gorgeous and make us dress more feminine!

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  5. Love the fall colors! Those tights are awesome :)

    http://mythriftychic.blogspot.com/

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  6. It's funny - I wouldn't imagine velvet as being that comfy. But maybe I've just had really bad experiences with velvet. :p Either way, it looks really cute! Especially with the colored tights.
    -giedre

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  7. I'm totally in love with your bag!! Ahh!! Been searching for one similar to that!! Lovely!!!

    fashionqueen294.blogspot.com

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  8. Love the tights and the trench!

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  9. love the tights! Very nice dress too, you look gorgeous!

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  10. I would rock a pixie cut but I just can't--looks supercute on you though. I loooove anything velvet, especially in the wintertime--so soft and comfy! Your bag is awesome too!

    Sofia

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  11. That dress is so dreamy. I like what you say about feeling good; it is more of a state of mind than anything! I love how this dress looks with your new hair too ;)

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  13. That dress is gorgeous! - A must have! The whole outfit is stunning, and I too really need a good winter coat.

    Lovely post :)
    pluckyyounglou2.blogspot.com

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  14. Not that you care what randar stranger thinks, but your hair IS SO CUTE. Extremely flattering. I always think everyone looks cuter with short hair, but it really does change your whole look. Many people think this, but I agree that girls hide behind long hair. No hiding for you!!! You look so pretty!

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  15. It's sooo cute love the lighting!!
    www.yourbestlookyet.com

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  16. Great outfit, Love that dress. Great pictures.

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  17. Ahh! You are so lovely. I adore the colour of you tights and what a lovely dress! I'm super jealous of your Ferragamos. You're a cutie pie! I shall follow you!

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  18. AHHHHHHH!!!!! i love your hair!! just saw that you cut it again. soooooo perfect. i love a good pixie cut :)

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  19. I dedicated a post to his blog because it's fantastic, I hope you like.
    http://look10.blogspot.com/2011/11/clothes-horse.html
    Regards
    vicen.

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  20. Oh! I was out of reading blogs this weekend and hadn't seen your hair cut yet! You are BEAUTIFUL! REally love it. I've always thought of doing it but I can't do it with my somehow curly hair.
    have a great weekend Rebecca!
    xx

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  21. I cant' get over the fact how amazing your hair is dear, such a good decision! It's going straight into my hair inspiration folder ^^
    X

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  22. favourite pieces are the ones we constantly get back to and never cease to make us feel good! Yours is lovely. This looks is way cute!

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  23. & again you remind me so bad to Twiggy! you look so pretty, if my hair doesn't be sooooo curly, I love to cut short like you!

    BESOS DESDE MÉXICO
    http://thefantastico.blogspot.com/

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  24. That dress is gorgeous and so easy to combine with everything. I have a similar one (in terms of use) which is also black from H&M and it's always there. It's nice to have clothes you can always rely on :)

    http://fromheretofashion.blogspot.com/

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