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Apple Picker

Well, well, well, look who we have here! 

Yep, I know, please feel free to scold me due to my absence. I wish I could say that I was whisked to a far away land by Ry Gosling, but I was instead having a pretty horrid few weeks instead. Everything was getting on top of me with way too much time to think so I haven't been in the best head space. But I'm feeling more and more like myself everyday and what better way to say hello again than with a perfect little apple dress by Hell Bunny....

I first saw this dress at an event I went to about a year or so ago. I made a beeline for it as soon as I saw it because I loved the colour, loved the print, loved the crochet collar, and adored the 40s inspired cut. I had to wait for it though as it wasn't yet available but I snapped it up as soon as I could get my hands on it. 
Dress: Hell Bunny (via Tiger Milly, but only one size now available) 
Cardigan: H&M
Tights: Boots
Shoes: Dorothy Perkins^
The dress is made from Polyester so is really light and a little stretch in the material makes it a great dress to run around in for the day. The print reminds me of my friend, Charlotte who is currently in Nottingham taking the student fashion world by storm - you should check out her design blog to see what she's been up to. The apples look cute, but not too cute as the balance comes from the base blue colour, the scattered flowers and the ivory buttons down the bust.

I wore this to an event with some fellow blogger babes and felt great in it all night. We all had a blast chatting and taking very funny pictures via the photobooth (every event should have a photobooth!). Now the weather is getting better I look forward to heading out in this beaut with cute sandals and a bright red bag. 

'til next time.

Love and hugs,
Isha xxx

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