Sunday, 26 July 2015

BETTER THAN BRANDY MELVILLE?


 
My blogging game has not been very good recently, I wouldn't necessarily say I'm experiencing bloggers block, but I am definitely not feeling the same motivation as normal. It's July, it's like 15 degrees and it's raining, let's use this crap weather as an excuse for my lack of blogging, why not?
(Don't let this scare you off, I promise the magical wonders of blogging will enlighten me again in the next couple of days).
 
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Meanwhile, I was lucky enough to be sent a couple of gorgeous pieces from DressLink. I have to admit, the shipping did take quite a while (possibly tilting just over that one month time period), but when my package eventually arrived, I saw why it was worth the wait.
 
The first item which I was gifted was this gorgeous ribbed-caged-back crop top. I've seen these all over the internet, with Brandy Melville being the only (but bloody expensive) place where I could find them to purchase. The quality of this top took me by surprise, the material on the front is double layered (sorting out that awkward no-bra situation), and the straps are adjustable, meaning that this top can be for those of you with smaller or larger upper bodies.
 
In the photos above, I showcased this top by pairing it with my denim Topshop shorts, oversized Fat Face cardigan (thanks mum!) and gorgeous necklace from Happiness Boutique (see full review here). However, I feel that this top would fit perfectly under a see-through (possibly mesh) flowy T-Shirt, or even a backless top to allow the caged effect to be seen.

 
The second thing which I was gifted was a dress, admittedly, it was very flattering, however it was extremely small. (Small enough to not cover my bottom, hence why no photos are making an appearance). If you were to buy this dress (link here), I would recommend you go a size up, to prevent the problem I had.
 

Aside from this outfit, I have been awfully naughty and spent quite a lot over the last couple of months, so if any of you want to see a haul kind of post, let me know in the comments below.
 

37 comments:

  1. That top is amazing, really up my street. Unfortunately its currently very cold and wet in England. I'm probably more likely to wear Christmas jumpers then crop tops at the moment x

    http://thriftyvintagefashion.blogspot.co.uk/

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  2. Oh my, the back detail is stunning! It's a shame about the dress :(. I'd love to see a haul post! :D

    Style Sunrise☀

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    x

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  3. Absolutely love the style of the crop top! Really suits you :)

    Katina | www.katinalindaa.com

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  4. Great top Miss! I love stripes!XOXO
    Jeanne
    http://fashionmusingsdiary.com

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  5. I love the top and it is such a great dupe for the Brandy Meville one, it's just annoying how long it took to come!

    The Velvet Black | UK Style & Beauty Blog

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  6. Such a cute find! Fabulous photos! X

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  7. very nice blog! love your top!
    following you :)

    www.bstylevoyage.blogspot.com

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  8. Absolutely love that top. So stunning.

    Cloudie xxx

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  9. Lovely piece of clothing, you have a lovely figure so this top looks extra gorgeous on you! I love the stripes - i'm a massive fan of stripes and the way that they flatter most people, great post! xx

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  10. This outfit is gorgeous! xx

    www.theperks0fbeingemily.blogspot.co.uk

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  11. You looks amazing Hannah! I really love the top- such interesting design and a great summer wardrobe piece!

    Lucy | Ooh La Luce

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  12. Oh wow you look amazing <3 This crop top is so cute and you pull it off so effortlessly~
    xxx
    She Will Be

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  13. that top is very gorgeous i want it! :)

    xoxo, rae
    http://www.raellarina.net/

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  14. I love the back detail! And yes, haul posts are always great :) x

    Josie’s Journal

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  15. I love the top the back it's so pretty xxx

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  16. The crop top is so cute. I hope you'll get your blogging mojo again soon! I myself is still recovering from a blogging rut. Xx


    Ella
    every LiTTLE thing07

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  17. I blame everything on the weather but the weather in the UK has been so bad the last couple of days right? Its horrible. Lovely post and you have an amazing figure! xxx

    www.sisterhoodofsilver.co.uk

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  18. You have a GORGEOUS body! Love the rib cage crop top. Looks like your motivation has returned :)

    I'm blogging about similar things, check it out and let me know what you think: www.kellmenow.com

    XO K

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  19. Sexy outfit! I like your cardigan.... Ive read several reviews of Dresslink from fashion bloggers lately.

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  20. This is such a cute outfit, I love the detail on the crop top! I'll be sure to give Dresslink a look.

    NJCDesigns

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  21. I love the outfit ans your sense of style! Nice post xx :)

    beautydreamcatcher.blogspot.com

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  22. This looks so lovely - what a gorgeous outfit!! :)

    Layla xx

    www.sprinklesofstyle.co.uk

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  23. Lovely top! Stunning outfit! great for summery weather:)

    KLAUDIA CLARA

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  24. I love that top and the back detail :) It's not something I would usually go for but I think it's lovely x

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  25. So pretty, I love the top! It's so unique!

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  26. Love the detail in top. Great summer outfit!

    xo
    www.ma-luxe.com

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  27. Such interesting back for the top! Great style :)

    Best, Albert | Palming Pebbles
    Palming Pebbles FB Page

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  28. I shop at Brandy Melville quite often so I'll have to check this out! Love the top!

    Elle x

    www.ellemaryjane.co.uk

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  29. I'm not normally one for crop tops, but I love this. But maybe its just your body haha.

    Annabel ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

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  30. That top looks so cute on you. I've been pretty bad myself, mostly in July. My wallet needs some rest for August. I think.

    Sxx
    www.daringcoco.com

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  31. That top looks so lovely and suits you in every way.

    Olivia // BLONDE LA MODE

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  32. Wowww I think I see my first day of school outfit! ;) That crop top is just so cute with the cardigan. Perfect for autumn! <33

    Emily // Lynde Avenue

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  33. That top is gorgeous, I love it! xo

    ohhelloitshannah.blogspot.co.uk

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