Dress of dreams

March 12, 2014

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We were wandering around Cardiff when one of my friends noticed a shop selling brightly coloured sequin maxi dresses and said “Laila, your dream shop is here!”. I ran inside only to discover the most BEAUTIFUL dress I have ever seen nestled on the back wall. Peachy satin corset, sequinned lace flowers, frilly bows and diamnate ruffles leading into a lengthy feathered train; what more could any self-respecting fairy princess want?! The very friendly shop assistant told us it was the only one of it’s kind and had never been tried on. I pretty much leapt into it when I found out it was in my size and she kindly let me cavort around in it long enough for all the boys to get bored and head to the bike shop next door.

I always loved fairies and princesses and the bigger and more whimsical the better! My Pinterest board of dreamy clothes has a lot of frilly fantasy items and my love for princess clothing has led me to amass quite the collection of second hand wedding dresses over the years (sadly no groom in sight) and probably a few more tiaras than is necessary for a freelance musician and volunteer charity worker.Β Sadly I didn’t have a spare Β£365 to add this particular number to my collection, but rest assured as soon as I can I’ll be back to snap it up for future gigs, carnival parades and midnight dances with charming members of fairy royalty… well, I can dream right?

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13 responses to “Dress of dreams”

  1. Harlynn says:

    That’s such a beautiful dress! It looks flawless on you!
    I love how it flows, and the color. c:

    <3
    Harlynn
    mindyourmadness.blogspot.com

  2. Susy says:

    That dress is perfect, the colour and ruffles so dreamy!
    Susy πŸ™‚

  3. Brittney says:

    Wow, look at the feathering and bows (?) on the train! Even the shape of the bottom is unusual. I can see why the price tag is so high—it’s truly a one of kind dress. I hope you manage to snag it soon!

    Brittney

    Another Beautiful Thing

  4. Kim says:

    Wow what a dress that cascading train is awesome πŸ™‚

  5. Marieken says:

    That dress looks like it’s made for you! Hope you’ll meet again some day πŸ™‚

  6. luminacherry says:

    That dress is adorable and it looks so lovely on you!

  7. Wowwww! Looks fantastique!!! I love it, you HAVE to go back and get it!

  8. Alissa says:

    That is a beautiful dress! πŸ˜€

  9. jessthetics says:

    This dress is incredible, and you look beautiful in it! I love the train, you look like a fairy princess for sure πŸ™‚ You never know, next time you’re in Cardiff it might be on sale! xx

  10. christina says:

    you look gorgeous, love how it falls onto the ground. xx

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