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Christmas and the 'Party season' - ew, I absolutely detest that term - is fast approaching, which generally demands a specific wardrobe. Now if you know me at all, you'll know that I covet comfort and usually prioritise basics and layering above most other things when it comes to outfits, and that I like to accessorise instead for my "signature look". Tonight I am off to Kaos for my friend's housemate's birthday (: I haven't been out on a proper night out in over a month I think, but I am almost up to date with Uni work (bar my photography piece!) so I think I deserve a night out!

However, honestly speaking, not much else stresses me out more than choosing an outfit for a night out! I am always the one for overdressing or underdressing on a night out! As always, in a pre-night out panic, I have turned to the shops for "inspiration". I really like this Topshop ruched cut-out dress, it comes in a few colours, but the red is pretty much my ideal red colour. The only problem is I tried it on instore, and the waist detail is baggy on me ): Damn my awkward and short body shape!

I'm such a sucker for accessories; especially at this time of the year, I think a beautiful clutch bag, bracelet or statement necklace can "make" an outfit. ASOS currently have a really nice selection on the website, and their ASOS brand collection have a 20% discount offer on at the moment! (: I also think a going-out coat is essential during these utterly freezing months, again on ASOS, this hooded faux fur coat is such a glam and New York option! Someone hand me £75 ;)

So... Now I'm turning the question to you, my lovely reader! I'm sure you know my wardrobe well enough to be able to suggest an outfit for me to wear to a birthday night out! What should I wear tonight, bearing in mind I can only work with what I've got?!

22 comments

  1. That coat, I WANT!

    Sarah XXXX

    http://burntheblonde.blogspot.com

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  2. the topshop shoes!

    www.janeyswardrobe.blogspot.com

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  3. you must get the leopard print coat - it is gorgeous
    i stole my faux fur jacket from my nan's and its the warmest thing ever:) xx

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  4. my best friend has red topshop dress, she wore it with one shoulder strap tucked in so it was one shouldered. it added a little more without being too revealing. that coat is gorgeous too. xoxo avs

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  5. p.s. outfit wise, i'm thinking that black skirt you have with the pattern (in gold methinks) with a kinda baggy top on top to balance out the bodycon? nice pair of black heels & clutch? xoxo avs

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  6. Oh god, I'm in love with all the fabolous rings :3

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  7. I'm on the lookout for a christmas dress.. but i love that red one!

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  8. that red dress is GORGEOUS

    your blog is great,love reading it

    kate xxx

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  9. mm the red dress is gorgeous, buy the leopard coat!
    xx

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  10. The rings are really pretty! Forever21 stock tonns of this stuff at a very reasonable price much cheaper than TOPSHOP.

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  11. Eee, that dress you've featured is the one I wish to buy as my Christmas dress haha (: I'm glad you like it too. Oh my gosh, a hooded leopard print coat? I am totally loving it. Although, my beau told me I'm banned from such things because it reminds him too much of his great Aunty. Boo! I love everything you've featured here. I hope you're having a good night tonight sweet.

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  12. i luuurrrrve the red dress!
    and the coat, great choices hun.

    love love <3

    http://www.wintagenetvoodle.blogspot.com

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  13. Ohh I love this weeks wants! Hope Kaos if fun! :) xoxo

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  14. ps. following you on twitter now m'dear :)

    love <3

    www.wintagenetvoodle.blogspot.com

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  15. Adorbs the red dress and hooded coat, so lovely. I really hope you feel better. xx

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  16. I've been in love with that red Topshop number since it first came on the site! And I recently bought a leopard print like that one, but I love the hood on this one.
    And thanks for your comment about the bag: I'm just so lazy I hate moving everything around but for that beautiful bag, I will just have to haha,

    Rosie x

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  17. vicky: it's lovely isn't it? comes in black and navy blue as well, but red is just so perfect and classy for christmas!

    sarah: me too! just need a money fairy now!

    jane: gorgeous aren't they?!

    belle: its so pretty, i want it so much, especially as it has a hood, its so different from everything else i've seen faux fur coat wise!

    alana: owh that would be so cute! i'm so tempted to buy it :3 was totally gonna meet you for coffee today sweet, but i couldn't at all ): maybe next week, bit of gossip over a frappucino?!

    chesnutcake: its lovely! awh thanks honey, i really like yours as well, been such a fail commenter recently though ):

    irene: eeep so tempted! xx

    mandy: i haven't ordered from forever21 yet, im really tempted to though! i might make a sneaky order after christmas, trying to focus my money spending skills on christmas shopping at the moment (:

    bee: oh its gorgeous! i'm gonna see if they have it in petite because the standard one fits so awkwardly on me ):

    emma: thanks lovely!

    katie: thanks sweet (: it was good until food poisoning got me about 20 minutes after i got there.. i passed out and had to be taken home, so horrible!

    gem: me tooo, i keep going back and looking at the coat!

    ariadne: (:

    rosie: i really want to try and find a petite version because im so short it just isn't right proportion-wise for me! (:

    xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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  18. This planner is such a cute way to organize your collection of thoughts!! Don't worry about a night out, I'm certain you'll be fine.

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  19. Absolutely agree with what you're saying! And I love the way you use that planner thing. I wanted that red dress from topshop too, but personally, I found it didn't look as nice on as I thought. But that's just my opinion anyway!

    sayssophie.blogspot.com

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  20. Your photoshop skills are absolutely insane!

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