Fashionomics Friday || Hot In The City

November 07, 2014

Again, I am happily linking up with The Fashionable Mum for Fashionomics Friday - which is fast becoming one of my favourite days of the week.

I'm also entering this into the Mystery Case Style Challenge - Outfit Under $50  which seems a bit cheaty because it's really only two items. I need to stretch myself a bit more on that one.

So, we begin with the weather forecast for Adelaide today, Friday 7 November 2014.

Partly cloudy. Winds north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h tending northeast to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. 39 degrees.

I will let Mr B. Idol say it for me here:

Luckily I had managed to catch the forecast yesterday afternoon and immediately booked myself in for a half leg and underarm wax that evening. Yay late night shopping! (and waxing!)

This morning, I rifled through my selection of dresses, looking for something that wouldn’t immediately blow up in a stiff breeze and expose my shapewear knickers to one of Adelaide’s busiest streets (has happened) or cause me to do a full Marilyn when the elevator lift shaft starts blowing air up through the gap (has also happened).

Obvs, I looked this glamourous. Image from Huffington Post.

I settled on this pink, white and navy striped number which I actually bought and wore while heavily pregnant in early 2012. It’s forgiving around the stomach area without being a full and floaty empire waist. 

There are a lot of bees in this tree, hence my wary expression

I also like the slight ruching detail on the shoulder straps and the fact that the arm holes don’t gape and show side-bra which is something that often plagues me with sleeveless items. The buttons are fake which means no gaping. Yay!

On my feet, I have what are fast becoming some of my favourite summer shoes, the white laser-cut slip-ons.

Around my messy bun, I have wrapped a navy and floral bun twist.

Dress                    Big W (2012) approximately $25
Shoes                   Rubi - $15 (2 for $30 deal)
Bun Twist             Dollar saver shop - $2

Outfit total - approx $37

(Half leg and underarm wax at Essential Beauty - $32)

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  1. Love the colours in that dress! Thanks for playing along with our Outfit Under $50 challenge. I'm really looking forward to 'casing' your blog.

    1. Thank you! I saw my sister in law today who was wearing the black and white version which I immediately coveted.