Dress – Internacionale
It seems like everything I’ve liked online or picked up in a shop recently is either made of lace has a peter pan collar (often both.) I tend to wear mainly dresses or skirts and blouses and collar detail is a cute way to liven something otherwise plain up. The only thing is, it makes an outfit more memorable, which can be a good thing, but isn’t fantastic if you want to get wear out of an item without making people think you only own one dress. Enter the collar necklace.
I first saw this idea on Dolly Bow Bow – I have been a fan of the online store for years and have loved watching both the store and Kate’s channel grow, I finally got to meet her a few times this year, she is seriously so lovely! When she posted a video here about the new collars I knew they were perfect for solving my dilemma. You can wear the collars with any round neck top as they can be fastened at differing lengths. If you’re unsure its best to watch the video I linked above as Kate explains and shows the product. She was very generous and sent me the multicolour collar I’m wearing here, but I purchased the black one myself along with some lovely earrings which I’m sure will be making an appearance on the blog soon enough. If you haven’t already checked out her stock I would recommend it, the items are great and I personally love supporting other bloggers, especially when they are so lovely.
I got a lovely surprise when I opened my presents from Matt and saw this necklace from Topshop, a similar idea but heavier and more like a necklace. I wore it in yesterdays post here! He had clearly been paying attention to my purchases and knows I’m a sucker for a collar. Brownie points.
Have you tried anything like this? I think they are the perfect way to spruce up an outfit or perhaps bring a classic wardrobe staple up to date. I’m on the lookout for more so if you have any links leave them below!
Also just want to thank you all for the lovely comments you left on my last post. I honestly hated all the photos I took yesterday, sometimes you just feel off don’t you? Your comments made my day, surprising how you can feel so self conscious and other people have no idea at all! Thanks for the nice comments about The Middle Parting. I still keep looking at myself with disbelief in the mirror but I’m getting used to it! Its good to mix it up every now and then!