Wednesday, 25 September 2013

what I wore to a cocktail party


River Island came to my rescue last week when I was looking for an outfit for my daughter's 21st birthday cocktail party. I fell in love with this cream blouse with the gold tone metal plate detail. It has padded cap sleeves and a zip back fastening; very different to what I would normally buy. 

Unfortunately you can't see the patent and mock croc panels of the skirt as these were very quick grab shots. The light was fading fast and I wanted to get some photos to show you this outfit. I love pencil skirts, they are just so feminine.

These shoes are my favourite pair! My daughters bought me these beauties for my birthday last year and I love them. The gold heels go perfectly with the detail in the blouse.



I treated myself to this bag and gold cuff to finish the outfit off and a new manicure to go with it.













Have a lovely day everyone.

Kurt Geiger heels
Primark gold tone cuff
Topshop midi rings


12 comments:

  1. ok number one - there is NO way you are old enough to have a 21 year old daughter!!! You are so beautiful! Number two - I am in love with your cocktail outfit, you totally rocked it!!

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    1. Thank you so much Justine, you are so kind and lovely. I'm so glad you like the outfit, it felt nice on. I'm very glad I bought it :-) xx
      Enjoy the rest of your day.

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    1. Thank you so much Katia, that's so lovely of you :-) xx

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  3. adore your outfit - love the pop of gold details!! xo - chels @ LLinaBC.com

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  4. Rachel you look spectacular! You have the bod for pencil skirts!
    Those are spectacular high heels! and you can walk in them?
    I would fall and brake a leg i tell you

    Arianexo

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    1. Awww thank you so much Ariane. They are very high, aren't they! They make me six feet tall! I love them :-) xx

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  5. A 21 year old?? How on earth are you old enough for that? You look amazing. FAB shoes and just a wonderful, flattering, glam outfit. Perfect for the occasion! Ax

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    1. Thank you so much, you are so lovely. I'm very glad you like it all :-) x

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  6. you are so glamourous! i hope i look this good when i reach your age, you look stunning!

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    1. Awww, you are too kind Cydney. Thank you very much for saying such a lovely thing :-)

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