The LLBD (Little Lace Black Dress) – A closet staple

LBD and pink garden rose

I have to admit that I don’t have the most glamorous cupboard. Sure I’ve gathered a few nice dresses for events that I have attended, but I was in desperate need for a little black dress for when my jeans and fancy-top just won’t cut it.

Finding the perfect one is however easier said than done. Since I struggle the most with dressing up during the colder months, one with sleeves was essential. I also didn’t want it to be too tight (so that I can enjoy the food) or in a shiny fabric.

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Woolworths Sale

Scalloped Lace Black Dress from Woolworths

Hi guys, just quickly popping in to remind you (if you live under a rock!) that the Woolies sale is on at the moment and there are some amazing finds! I always like to wait for the initial buzz (similar to a feeding frenzy) to die down before I head in there. I might miss out on some of the best finds, but honestly I just am not that desperate (It is a total different story if you’ve had your eye on something for a while though!)

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Style Icon: Ashley Madekwe

Ashley MadekweI love Ashley Madekwe’s style, both on-screen as the plotting Ashley on Revenge and even more so when she’s off-screen. Having worn two dresses from my favourite Monique Lhullier collection, it already qualified her as one to watch. The sequined Naeem Khan semented her as a style favourite and the off-duty Breton-top just confirmed that this isn’t just all the work of an amazing stylist. Ashley has the unique talent to make a classic LBD feel trendy and a daring trend , such as the plaid outfit, look sophisticated and wearable. This trend-setter is definitely one to keep an eye on.

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What to Wear: Valentine’s Date

Valentines Day outfitsBoth amazing dresses and accessories are from Mr Price and are super affordable! They are perfect for a romantic Valentine’s dinner, but definitely not limited thereto. Which look is your favourite- short and sweet or sexy with an edge?

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Cute Glittery Find

I love browsing the inter-webs in search of cute clothes, although  I rarely buy as I am still not used to buying without having the luxury of trying on and touching before hand. This Zando dress is so cute that I may have to reconsider my stance on online shopping! Plus it is supposedly super easy to do returns.

What do you think? Isn’t it perfect for the party season ahead?

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