Monday, 25 April 2011

to be adored or not

canal

Fois gras

Terroirs

Cider

A few snaps from the long weekend- the canal near London Zoo, delicious rilletes with gherkins and rose in a French tapas style restaurant, the restaurant sign, Herefordshire cider (the best)

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And finally some not too awesome shots of my TBA dress whilst walking through the wood. Admire the last one where the shade totally obscures my face... I also spilt American mustard on it, the shame, but I'm praying abd hoping that some Vanish spray sorts it out. I do love the dress, although I always feel slightly ugly when wearing it- as if you have to look like a gorgeous blonde model frolicking through a field (preferably with cute deer and haystacks) when wearing anything by TBA, even though we all know those images aren't "real" as such. I suppose we all have feelings of inadequacy, especially around lovely clothes.
So very much looking forward to work tomorrow! At least Friday I am off to Spain for a few days, though there will be time to watch the Royal wedding, of course...

56 comments:

  1. That's a gorgeous dress you're wearing, and the food is making my tummy rumble!


    Sarah

    x

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  2. The dress is gorgeous and you look lovely in it! Don't feel inadequate, i think it really suits you :D
    and that first image of the canal is so summery, i love it! :D xxx

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  3. looks like my kind of weekend, the first photo is really pretty :) The dress is gorgeous - i love TBA x

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  4. Love the shoes and the dress! So jealous you suit those amazing sunglasses as well, they never seem to work on me but you look so effortlessly cool in them! Hope you had a great weekend x

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  5. The dress is gorgeous! Hope you have a lovely time in Spain xx

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  6. oh my goodness..what an absolulty beautiful dress.
    fingers are crossed for you that the mustard comes out! :)
    xoox

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  7. Great shots and such a beautiful dress! XX

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  8. Your dress is AMAZING!!!!!! And what nonsense, you look so gorgeous in it, you should wear dresses like this more often :) Also, I really enjoyed these lomo shots and would love to see some more!

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  9. Your dress is so pretty and you look gorgeous in it.

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  10. Oh wow, you look beautiful! I've always wanted something from TBA, I'm very jealous ;)
    This whole post is just gorgeous xx

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  11. You look amazing in this dress!! Seriously, I think it suits you perfectly and looks great with dark hair!
    Ah, back at work for me too. Although no one is in so I think it is going to be a blog and twitter day. So jealous you are off to Spain next week. Hope you enjoy!
    xxx

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  12. You look beautiful and I love the way you've styled it. Please don't say you feel otherwise! Love your style.
    Christine
    http://un-stitched.com

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  13. Love these photos. looking lovely.
    Pimms ftw!
    ehe.
    xxx

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  14. Lovely post, I absolutely love that first picture, and the food makes me so hungry!
    Also your dress is so cute! I love it <3 And the shoes are really nice too.

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  15. love this dress so much, looks lovely on you. I bought it but sent it back as it was too big :(.

    Thanks for your comment, I'll be back soon :).

    Helen, X
    areyoudressingupordressingdown.blogspot.com

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  16. I'm not craving gherkins for lunch... Gorgeous dress too :o)

    Penny x

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  17. You look so beautiful in your dress! Such lovely summery pictures - can it not last forever?!

    Rosie x

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  18. Peux-tu me donner des nouvelles de ta maman?

    Je suis contente de voir que tu n'es pas trop enfermée. Tu es ravissante et mon rêve serait d'avoir une robe TBA aussi belle que la tienne.
    Quelles jolies photos!

    Bisous.

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  19. aww pretty dress! hope you can get the mustard stain out!! :)

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  20. I think you look wonderful in it!! It's so cute and looked awesome with your sandels!

    Shy

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  21. that pleated details on that dress is awesome!

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  22. I want to go on a houseboat holiday!

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  23. I love these pictures, and your blog name and description, following right away, i love it!! :) xxx

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  24. your blog is so cute..if you want you can be my follower!:)
    XOXO
    http://stylestarmjonas.blogspot.com/

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  25. Wow what an amazing dress! I love it! I am all over pleats at the minute haha! I just love swishing!
    Ahhh cider is always a must on a sunny day!
    Sophie
    x

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  26. gaaaah! You have the TBA dress!? I am so incredibly jealous.. You look so lovely, and these pictures are great. Sounds like such a brilliant weekend! panda xo

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  27. beautiful pics, looks like a very pretty day!

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  28. Anything TBA is pretty much so amazing...and that dress is incredibly beautiful!! Gorgeous darling and those photos are so springy and magical:)

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  29. Oh my goodness! What an adorable dress!

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  30. Cute dress, and the food looks delish!
    Lovely post :)

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  31. nice shots! and i really like your outfit!<3

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  32. TBA.. oh oh! so beautiful..xx

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  33. I think you look gorgeous in that dress. I'm not generally a fan of tba otherwise... I tried on some of their summer collection and looked atrocious. Didn't see that one though... just as well for my bank account! ; )

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  34. Beautiful dress, lovely! Such pretty photographs, too. :) xxx

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  35. beautiful dress! so stunning!

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  36. Love the pictures with the nostalgic vibe! You look cute in the vintage dress! beijoosss

    htt://www.cougarvintage.blogspot.com

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  37. I love your dress! It's definitely TBA:)

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  38. what a great blog! you are so inspirational! if you get the chance, could you check out mine and tell me your opinions? I would love to see what you think! :)

    follow me?
    www.so--hi.blogspot.com

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  39. oh i love your dress!!! and those sandals are so so cute :)

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  40. cute dress! And I love french tapas! so very jealous....

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  41. Love the first pic of the boat...looks magical :)

    Your dress is girlie perfection!

    xx Cat brideblu

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  42. uhh, I can't believe you have that tba dress, it's absolute magic isn't it!

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  43. thank you!
    morocco is great!
    but spain? wow have an amazing time!
    also really love the first image!
    love, Alice x
    youarelikeahurricane.blogspot.com

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  44. Your dress is adorable, I love the little pleats

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  45. Aw no, dont feel inadequate, you look super duper gorgeous! Pity you spilt the mustard, thats like me I am a bit of a mess pot...

    Ther Royal Wedding! Not sure if I will watch it, but theres been so much hype leading up to the day so I really should.

    xx Carina

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  46. love your vintage mood girl!love the dress and all the pics!:)
    Follow me if you like my blog too?i'd be very happy if u do so..i wait u on mine..kiss from Milan!

    patchworkporter.blogspot.com

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  47. Your TBA dress is mad gorgeous, I love their clothes!

    Always so delicate and feminine. :)

    My kitty has a very delicate tummy too, she is always chucking up food due to a zillion reasons.


    xoxo,
    Addie
    The Cat Hag

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  48. Gorgeous dress! Love all of the beautiful details, and I'm loving it paired with those shoes too. And the restaurant looks absolutely fab. Yum. x veronika

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  49. no way...you look fabulous in this dress! and your weekend looks lovely! what fun!

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  50. I've had my eye on that TBA dress for awhile. I absolutely love it. You styled it so very well! I need to save my pennies and just give in and buy it. You've convinced me! xoxo

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  51. You look so nice in that dress, I love the pleats in the skirt and that collar! How's the weather right now in London? I hope it isn't too bad--i'm visiting for the first time ever at the end of next month, ahh!! Can't wait to visit your beautiful country :)

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  52. Beautiful pictures!
    I loveee your dress
    and you don't look ugly at all!!
    Infact you look cute!

    <3
    http://escapesweetest.blogspot.com/

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