Been acting awful tough

 Shirt – Charity Shop
Belt – Charity Shop
Lace Bralet – Urban Outfitters
Headscarf – Vintage
Cameo Necklace – Handmade
Watch – Urban Outfitters

I found this beauty of a shirt in a charity shop the other day and I am loving it. I think oversized patterned shirts are always a great vintage find and I love the pattern of this one and the fact that it’s silk so feels amazing to wear! I like that it’s long enough to act as a shirt dress too – I am wearing shorts underneath though to avoid awkward moments, don’t worry!

I had a bit of trouble trying to find similar things on the high street but even for the fearful thrifters amongst you, things like this are always easy to find in vintage shops or charity shops! You just have to keep an open mind – things that look gross on the hanger can often turn out to be great on, even if this means a bit of customising by getting rid of the sleeves or, like I did here, removing some unflattering shoulder pads! Here’s a couple of similar shirts I found in the mainstream, although they’re more like tops than shirt-dresses.

 Left – Miss Selfridge £38, Right – Topshop £38

 Hope you’ve all been enjoying the lovely weather this week! I definitely have – it’s been BBQs and daytime beers-in-the-garden galore for me recently! I’ve got work tomorrow though, so I’m going to try and catch an early night (which is rapidly late-ning as I type) in preparation for that, so sorry this has been a short one, hopefully I’ll be posting quite a bit this week though!

Rosie x



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  2. Jessica Shearing
    10th May 2011 / 2:14 pm

    Just found your blog! Its so lovely and you are gorgeous missy! I can not beleive you found that in a charity shop! It looks so lovely on you!

    Hope to see on my blog soon!


  3. Victoria
    6th May 2011 / 10:55 pm

    O what a gem of a find and you’ve styled it so well, love the hair tie too xxx

  4. Emma
    6th May 2011 / 9:20 pm

    I looked at that Topshop shirt on my lunch break yesterday! Nearly bought it but I resisted it, sort of regret it now though!!


  5. Miss Cossey
    6th May 2011 / 6:56 am

    Love this look!
    Now following your blog

  6. Angela
    5th May 2011 / 10:56 pm

    Great outfit, I’m so jealous of all your amazing charity shop finds! xx

  7. Moroccan fashion diary
    4th May 2011 / 6:30 pm

    Yoo look great ♥♥♥


  8. sian
    4th May 2011 / 3:14 pm

    gorgeous shirt, i’ve been keeping my eyes peeled for one similar! and i totally agree with jasmin’s comment, it does put me in mind of mcqueen x

  9. Victoria
    4th May 2011 / 1:26 pm

    amazing shirt! perfect for just throwing over leggings arent they? definitely have a shameful amount..

    lovely outfit once again 🙂

  10. Caroline
    4th May 2011 / 9:49 am

    wow i love this outfit, such a cool shirt & a great find! xx

  11. Shelby
    4th May 2011 / 3:50 am

    you look gorgeous!! that pattern is stunning, what an amazing find! love how you styled it too, very cool and modern <3shelby

  12. Carina
    4th May 2011 / 1:15 am

    I love good finds from charity shops – especially when they’re the fraction of the price from high streets shops and quite similar!

    such a pretty headscarf too 🙂

  13. Jasmin
    3rd May 2011 / 11:23 pm

    this shirt is so beautiful, the colours and pattern remind me a bit of alexander mcqueen. love how you’ve styled it too x

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