Outfit crush: Spencer Hastings

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I prepared this post a long time ago and it was supposed to be a part of the Friday's Fancies feature, but as you might have already noticed, I haven't had too much time to update my blog these days. But with the PLL Halloween Special coming up in two days, I don't think I could ask for a better timing... 

I jumped on the Pretty Little Liars bandwagon as I was spending my lazy August mornings in bed with Netflix and, having seen all How I Met Your Mother episodes for the millionth time, I was in desperate need of something new to watch. It took me a mere week to watch all episodes and left me wanting more. As I could relate to both Spencer and Hanna, they immediately became my favourite characters. In one of the episodes, Spencer wore an outfit that took my breath away (minus the knee-highs, I absolutely loathe that trend) and I could not wait to bring my own take to it.

I love the combination of different colours and since I usually go for less vivid ones, that would be a perfect outfit for me to step out of my comfort zone a little. That lace dress is absolutely adorable and if I ever find it in stock online, I'll immediately buy it- that's out of the question!

How about you? Would you possibly wear this outfit?
And if you're just as hooked on the show as I am, whose style do you like the most and what are your thoughts on the upcoming episode? Who do you think is going to die? ;)

P.S. You know it's a great coincidence when you use a random font to put this set together and when you're done, you notice it's called 'Alison Regular'. All I can say is... all aboard the A-train!

Dominika

New In: Catching on the peplum trend

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Guess who finally got their laptop back... this girl right here! 'Happy' isn't even the right word to express how I feel about getting back to my blogging routine. Not being able to read your posts on a regular basis, let alone comment on them, was literally killing me, but now I promise I'm here to stay. I feel like giving you an update on what's going on in my life these days is the right thing to do, so just bear with me, please...

It's certainly not easy with people all around me giving constant reminders about final exams getting closer, as if the fact that my mock exams are taking place next month wasn't stressful enough. Believe it or not, our Literature teacher is planning to finish analysing three books by the end of this month, which gives us 6 altogether since this schoolyear began. I have also taken the step I've been wanting to take for about 4 years now- in December I am officially taking the most important examination in my life, Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency. Not many people in general make it this far and the thought of being the youngest girl in the history of my town to get that certificate is so empowering. However, this means dozens of grammar exercises to do weekly and lots of essays to write... so I hope you will forgive me if I don't blog as often as I would possibly want to. I'll try to do my best though. :)

In the meantime, I have also kept looking through the offers of universities and colleges in London and finding the perfect one for me has given me a certain peace of mind. I still have some time left so I'm keeping my options open, but knowing that I'm not totally at sea is really, really relaxing.

I could go on and on about everything that's been going on, but I will spare you the details for now and just skip ahead to the main topic of today's post: my newest purchases.

(Black lace peplum top- H&M, cream peplum top- Lana Del Rey for H&M)

Yes, I have finally caught on the peplum trend- better late than never, I would say. The one on the right has been on my wishlist ever since I first saw this photo of Lana. She's certainly one of my favourite singers and the outfit she's wearing in this photo totally took my breath away. Since I don't feel comfortable wearing too short tops, I decided to buy a top that's like two sizes bigger to get a lovely oversized look. Fair enough, I don't look half as cute as Lana, but I ended up being pretty satisfied anyway. You can't probably see it too well, but the one on the left has absolutely amazing lace details in the front and on the sleeves. I gotta admit, due to the price tag I was racking my brains wondering whether I should take it home with me or not, but buying it was the best decision I could've possibly made. I crossed two other items off my wishlist as well- a black bodycon skirt and simple black heels- so my shopping trip turned out to be a major success, don't you think?

What do you think about my newly bought items and what have you been up to these days? I really want to catch up with you guys, so drop me a line, pretty please!

Dominika
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