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EVERYDAY Is Special - She Came From Outta Space

In a land far, far away, the wonderful people at Simply Be and LOOK Magazine made a dress. A dress that would transcend all galaxies, a dress that would be so gorgeous it would have the ability to have people stop those who wore it, in the street, to ask where in the world it was from; that dress is the Bardot Printed Prom Dress.

OK, slightly dramatic opening, but I was indeed stopped on many occasions while wearing this dress - even a gentleman who wanted to buy it for his wife (clearly a good husband with excellent taste!). I talked about the collaboration in an earlier post and how Simply Be and LOOK were kind enough to gift us an item of our choosing from their debut range. I of course went for this dress and I'm so in love with it. I was going to save this for a really snazzy occasion but if you know about my 'EVERYDAY Is Special' series, I figured I'd wear it for burger eating funtimes - a pretty good excuse if you ask me!
Dress: Simply Be (gifted)
Cardigan: South (via Very)
Shoes: Simply Be
I love how LOOK and Simply Be have harked back to the 50s with this dress. The fitted bodice and full skirt is very 50s vintage and being someone who is in love with all things 40s and 50s, this is was indeed a highlight. How can you not love this print?! I often feel like my head is up in the clouds, so a galaxy print is the perfect compliment to my fairytale mind - a classic, modern dress of dreams.
The amazing print
Incidentally, LOOK and Simply Be recently launched their second collaborative range and you can view and shop the items now - prepare to do some serious swooning!

Oh, and did you notice the new hurrrr? Well a blog post about it is pending....

'til next time.

Love and hugs,

* Shout-out my my friend, Soph, who always takes great pictures :) <3


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