drinks on the quayside

06/04/2013


what i'm wearing:
jones + jones laura patchwork dress*
topshop pastel pink clutch
primark heels
MK watch

as far as outfit posts go, this is a little naff but i think it's important to show that items i receive do actually get worn beyond me taking photos wearing it in my bedroom. yes, the quality of the photos may have been a little better but a montage of instagram photos never hurt anyone, right? as i was working (and have been for the whole week) on liams birthday i wasn't able to go for a meal with him and his family so we decided as i had the whole weekend free we would go out on friday, get dressed up and have some casual drinks. my first thought naturally was "what on earth am i going to wear?"  however this gorgeous jones + jones dress showed up the post the following day suddenly making my plans stress free. i won't lie  when i say this isn't a dress i'd usually pick from the rails for myself but when i put it on i absolutely loved it! the mesh underlay makes the skirt of the dress poof out and i just felt so girly and purdy in it. i got it in a size 8 which was surprisingly very roomy for me, that might be because i have the body of a five year old though. we ventured out to the quayside in newcastle and had some drinks in the pitcher & piano which was so lovely even if it was ridiculously expensive and then had a few in the gate. we went out at half six so we were home by eleven, equipped with pizza and chips (obv) but i really had a lovely time. i knew i had to get a photo of my outfit to put up on here so i asked liam who clearly isn't the worlds best photographer. he only took the one so i cropped out my face and have popped it on the end so you can see it anyway. i just want to say thanks for jones + jones for the absolutely gorgeous dress as i got several compliments on it and i can't wait for another event to crop up so i can wear it again.

tomorrow i've got an early start driving up to manchester with my sister for the north meet up which i honestly can't wait for. i am so excited to meet so many of you who are going, some who i'll know, victoria (inthefrow) and hannah (cosmeticcrave) and some who i don't but hopefully will by tomorrow! i know it's going to be amazing and definitely worth the journey.


44 comments

  1. What a gorgeous dress, beautiful detail :-)
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  2. oh i love this dress. it wouldn't be something i'd normally choose either but it looks so nice on! the colours are so pretty - it really suits you :) i'm looking for a gradball dress at the moment so i'll definitely check out jones + jones :) x

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    1. They're definitely great for evening wear! Z

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  3. This dress is gorgeous. Never heard of the brand before but looks great:) x

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  4. I am so in love with that dress it's stunning!!Xx

    Lucy Cole | A UK Fashion Blog

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  5. beautiful dress :D
    and I hope you both had a great time :) xx

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  6. beautiful dress, and our hair is so lovely!
    also youre at my favorite place in the world <3
    best wishes,
    Vanessa Chloe xx

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  7. Such a gorgeous dress! You look so lovely in it x

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  8. That dress is stunning and suits you perfectly!

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  9. That's such a lovely dress, it really suits you! You look perfect!

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    1. Aw that's so kind of you to say, thanks doll! X

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  10. Love the dress, its so pretty! Hope you have fun at the meetup :)
    Daniella x

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  11. Jones and Jones dresses are gorgeous, and so is the one! You look lovely :)

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  12. Love your dress the detailing is so pretty! I also tried the strawberry and lime cider but it tasted more like strawberry's to me :P was so tasty though great blog x

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    1. I agree, that's why I can drink it as I hate cider! X

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  13. gorgeous dress! also super yummy drink!!
    x

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  14. Great photos! You look so stunning in that dress!

    SHE WALKS Blog

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  15. Love this post!
    I like your dress, it's really cute!

    xoxo
    Alexandra

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  16. Lovely dress! I see these Primark heels everywhere they're great I wanna get some!
    Katie x

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    1. So great for the £12 price tag x

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  17. You look so so so beautiful lovely! The dress suits you so much! I have 3 Jones & Jones pieces and love them all.

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    Megan xxx

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  18. OH wow this dress is absolutely gorgeous!
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    S xx

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  19. I love the dress, it is so cute!

    It's nice you got to go out for a meal with Liam, even if it wasnt on his birthday!

    Hope you are enjoying your weekend
    Corinne x
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    1. I know I appreciate having free time so much more than I used to, thank you hope you did too sweetie xx

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  20. Your dress is gorgeous! I love Jones and Jones, I got my prom dress from there xx

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    1. They're so lovely aren't they? Thank you! X

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  21. beautiful dress;)X


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  23. What a beautiful dress! I don't own any Jones + Jones dresses but they're so flirty and gorgeous. I also love Rekorderlig ;)

    Tara
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    xoxo

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  24. I love this dress!! You look so pretty in it! Hope you had loads of fun with your boyfriend!!
    xx

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  25. I absolutely love this dress, it looks stunning.

    Chloe x
    chloemariesworld.blogspot.com

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  26. I found you through the #northmeetup event, shame I didn't get to say hi to you but thought I'd say YES! Rekorderlig! A girl who knows a good tipple :)

    Paula ♥ | http://www.la-vida-fresa.com xo

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  27. Love that dress, how cute! Lovely photos as well

    xx
    jamie sarah
    elegantly-inept.blogspot.com

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  28. Gorgeous outfit! And my absolute favourite cider ever ever ever ;)

    Love!

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    Sammie xx

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  29. In love with this dress!

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    Kat xx

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