Thursday, 28 April 2011

Royal Wedding Dress Up!

Hello my little lovelies! Today is the day some people have been anticipating for weeks - the Royal Wedding. As a Brit, I'm actually not too fussed about the wedding. I think it's lovely that Wills is marrying Kate, and can just imagine how exciting it is to be involved with such a wedding. But I'm not involved and so there ends my interest!

Even in NZ we are celebrating the wedding. We DON'T get the day off work (booo hiss) (and I discovered we don't get May Day off either - booo hiss), but we were sent an email in work yesterday inviting us to dress in a royal wedding theme and to have a little tea party this afternoon. We're 11 hours ahead of the UK so they're all tucked up in bed right now and the wedding footage actually commences at 6.30pm this evening.

I spent a little while rifling through my wardrobe last night for a frock suitable for fun as well as sitting in work all day, but gave up. In the end, I went with my new faux fur, some real pearls and a splash of red lippy. I thought I would rock snooty, aristocratic chic my way! ;)

Fur collar, Asos; Jacket, Valley Girl; Vest, H&M; Trousers, TK Maxx; Headband, Diva; Pearl bracelet, Christmas gift 2009 from the boyfriend <3.
I pretty much always wear nude lipstick and forgot how much fun it is wearing red!This is an old No. 7 lipstick in shade Moulin Rouge. I used to work part-time in Boots and could guarantee that each shift a customer would compliment me when I wore this shade! :D

Accessories! Antique pearl and ruby ring; Boots, Asos; Fur collar, Asos; Cameo, thrifted; Ring, as before; Pearl and elephant necklace, vintage.

Tonight I'm going to a friend's ex-pat party for scones, crumpets and I'm going to take cream cheese and cucumber sandwiches! Fun!
What are your thoughts and plans for the Royal Wedding??

24 comments:

  1. GIIIIIIIIIRL I want those shoes LOL

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  2. My blog is completed devoted to the Royal Wedding this week! So excited! And I like your leopard booties and faux fur. You look so pretty!

    Along Abbey Road

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  3. You look awesome. I love the elephant necklace! The Royal wedding will be taking place when most American's will be sleeping. But as I am a night owl anyways I will probably watch some of it on the TV.
    AJ

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  4. Love this look. Fur, strong shoulder, leopard.. absolutely love everything you are wearing. btw, I just bought a pair of bootie that look very much like yours :)

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  5. you look amazing love the faux fur scarf and the shoes and i adore the headband so cute! love the blazer! i'm not really that interested in the wedding since it doesn't really change much here in the US although so many are fascinated by it oh well, also my packaged arrived! post tomorrow on what i bought!

    http://kc-citystyle.blogspot.com/

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  6. what a lovely idea at your work to dress up :-) i guess i am like you - i am happy they're getting married and like the fact it brings everyone together, but im not too fussed about waking up early and actually watching it! got my own wedding to go to..
    xx

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  7. I love your shoes! Theyre so fab! and your headband is too cute :)

    http://burningskyy.blogspot.com

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  8. Also - don't they have vinegar for chips over there? that's just wrong! i can't believe i missed branston pickle too, love that stuff. and marmite. too many great things...
    x

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  9. That's such a cute outfit :). Ps you commented on my blog asking where the bracelet is from, it is from here: http://www.grainnemorton.co.uk/

    Sarah
    x

    http://dollydotgirl.blogspot.com

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  10. I like how you accessorized this outfit. Definitely aristocratic chic :)

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  11. Your headband is absolutely gorgeous!
    -Meagan
    http://spunkychateau.blogspot.com

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  12. I have to admit that I really didn't get into the whole royal wedding excitement... I suppose since I live in Canada that they technically are our royal family, too, but we're so far removed it's hard to take much interest. There was certainly no tea party where I work, but that I could have been excited about! Loving that faux fur of yours, and those boots look even better now that you've got them on :) But my favourite part of this look has to be that elephant brooch- so adorable!
    xox,
    Cee

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  13. Love your headband and shoes!
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  14. lovely!!! cucumber and cream cheese sandwiches are delish!!! :)

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  15. I love that outfit, and the nail varnish especially (lol, you can probably tell I'm a bit of a nail varnish fanatic considering my last two comments on your blog are about it!). Hope you had a good night x

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  16. Love your outfit!!!

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    :)

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  18. love your shoes, i was sleeping when there's royal wedding, but kate looks fabulous!! following you now, check out mine:)))

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  19. hello doll! your outfit is fierce! love it :)

    following you!
    much love,
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  20. The hats wore by Beatrice and her sister were NOT my favorites. I expected them to wear more classic hats especially being Princesses and it being the "so-called" Wedding of the Century. Although, Kate looked very Grace Kelly like which I thought was beautiful.

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  21. Luv the royal dress up! the fur, headband & pearls are beautiful but I like how you rocked it out with those shoes! :D

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  22. Hey, You look awesome!!! i like your shoes!!! thanks for sharing it!!! :)

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