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What I Wore | ASOS | Club L

Hello and welcome to my blog. In this post I will be writing about my my birthday look last year.


I envisioned everything before purchasing the dress, the shoes and the piece of hair I added to mine. In this shoot I wore my own hair as i had a strong edge to wear my own hair. If you have plaits, it will look really nice on it too. Another garment I envisioned with this look was a fur coat of some sort, however I couldn't find one. I might just redo this again soon. 


I wanted to go bold and stand out with the colours. I must have seen the dress a couple of times while browsing on ASOS. So I opted for this velvet goldfish-mustardish colour dress from ASOS. The brand is Club L in UK size 8. I fit in this size perfectly now as I am usually a 4 or 6.

"... in everything that you do, do it with all your might because in the grave there no  work, device wisdom and knowledge"
The shoes are called truffle also from ASOS. The shoes can be quite difficult to walk in however if you do not make sudden movement, you should be fine and stable most of the time.

I have seen this mustard colour combination with black alot so this was my time to try and be different. The colour shoes I thought were electric blue, gold and red. 


I got the makeup done by a friend so it looks better last year than this year but it still works out fine in my opinion. Please picture below.

Last years look
I loved the boldness of the colours from the dress to the shoes and the lipstick. Whereas it is not overly daring, you can wear this to some summer parties even to summer weddings as a guest. Why because summer is approaching and we want to look our best.

Check out my YouTube video for this look in the beginning of this post and let me know what you would have done differently.

Iryn
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