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Daisybutter - UK Style and Fashion Blog: what i wore, ootd, british fashion blogger, Chinese fashion bloggers
Daisybutter - UK Style and Fashion Blog: what i wore, ootd, british fashion blogger, Chinese fashion bloggers
Daisybutter - UK Style and Fashion Blog: what i wore, ootd, british fashion blogger, Chinese fashion bloggers
Daisybutter - UK Style and Fashion Blog: what i wore, ootd, british fashion blogger, Chinese fashion bloggers
Horse print slip dress, Topshop; Leather-look and jersey leggings, H&M; Zip jacket, Warehouse; Scarf, c/o Becksondergaard; Susie Deva heeled sandals, c/o Clarks.

Mother’s Day done and dusted, I can’t quite believe March is on the brink of being done with too. Like guys, we’re a quarter way through the year already! I won’t lie, I had the obligatory ‘what am I doing with my life?!’ meltdown again, and now I’ve decided to spend this evening writing my 5 Year Plan and a list of treats, in a bid to curb my spending.

Daily life struggles aside, let’s get to something nice and superficial: yesterday’s outfit.

I bought this slip dress in the Topshop sale last year and it’s probably the last thing I’ve bought from them in a while. What’s with that?! (Moseys on over to Topshop.com for the sale…) I absolutely love it but I’d been saving it for a date night or a ‘good’ night out. I’m such a stickler for saving outfits for special occasions, but in reality, my life is far too occasion-less for thoughts like that. I tucked it in - fashion faux pas alert!! - to my leather-look leggings and swung on some little block heels for a barely-made-effort look, as my brother, sister and I decided to drive down to our family’s restaurant to surprise Mum for Mother’s Day. Oh First Gen Chinese kids life…

I feel like I’m in a rut at the moment. Everyone seems to be going places and moving up while I have direction, too many directions, and no means of doing things. I feel like I’m holding myself back for no reason, when I know exactly where I want to be. Half of the time I think it’s because I’m saving face to some extent, but I think I need to dig myself out and up, and try out my own plan for once. Oh hai deep Monday morning thoughts. (Can I pass this off as “I’m asking for a friend-“?)

… How was your weekend?! ;)

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  1. Nice slipdress! I really should check out the Topshop
    site again as I really can't remember when I bought
    there...
    Xx

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    1. Thanks Mei! Ah me either - it's getting so expensive and kinda feels too young for my wardrobe tastes at the moment.

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  2. Nothing like a bit of a lunchtime read at work. Love the outfit, the print on the dress is so cute! As to life plans. Gosh I feel like this all the time and I'm quite a few years older than you. I think that 5 years ago, I'd hoped I'd be in a similar position - just maybe not in the Midlands! You never know what life brings you around the corner but I think putting a plan into action and sticking by it is definitely the way to go. Being a grown up can be so daunting sometimes huh? In 5 yrs - I would definitely want to be more settled in different parts of my life...but right now I still feel like I'm pretending to be an adult!

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    1. Ah thanks Winnie! I know right - the highlight of my Mondays for sure. I'm definitely going to sit down and have a good think about 'life' tonight. Feels so daunting but I also don't want to waste a moment if that makes sense? I don't particularly want to settle at all for fear of missing out on something else, so hard to describe. Can't wait to see you in a few weeks!

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  3. This seems like a bit of a different look for you, but you're pulling it off amazingly well, absolutely loving the entire outfit! Totally feeling you on the life-choices meltdowns, at the moment - about to round off my final year at university and feeling very desperate and directionless ha xx

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    1. Thanks lovely! I actually wear a lot of these sorts of outfits, but I rarely have time to shoot everything for my blog now ): ow gosh, hope it's all going okay dear. In contrast, my 3rd year breakdown seems like rainbows and daisies to thoughts-right-now! :P xx

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  4. I really love the shape and height of these heels. Perfect for an everyday outfit like this.

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  5. You look adorable :) and I can't help but notice how SOFT your hair looks! :)

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    1. Waa thank you SO much Marissa - far too kind!

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  6. i love this look! the whole outfit really suits you. i'm not a huge Topshop person these days either...

    i think it's ok to have "treading water" phases in your life. sometimes you need time to stand still to see where best to go next. x

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    1. Aw thank you so much Miho! <3 Such lovely advice, I really needed to read that. I can't decide whether I know where I want to go next or whether I actually feel a bit lost. xx

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  7. Know exactly how you feel Daisy Boo!
    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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  8. You're looking amazing as usual!
    I hope you get everything sorted out. x

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  9. I know what you mean by "feeling in a rut," because I'm there myself. Hope we can both work through it soon!

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    1. Ah hope you manage to work it out too Mai <3

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  10. Aw, I sometimes have thoughts like this, but it's important to focus on the things you have achieved, and there are many :)
    I also have been guilty of the saving clothes for special occasions thing int he past, but I decided one day that it was silly to be wearing clothes I didn't like as much as the ones I was saving - why?! So now if I like it, I wear it.

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    1. Thank you Char - so easy to get confused and a bit lost along the way. Haha that is so true ;) I've worn heels 3 days in a row now because why the hell not, eh?

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