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Saturday, 21 January 2012



My Birthday was on Thursday the 19th, and here's what I wore!
This shift dress in a beautiful apricot shade, styled to look like a top, and paired with leggings. I really wanted to shoot the outfit outside, but the rain would have soaked me! Ha! But I'm happy with the way they came out!

It was my first birthday being spent with my Mum in Two Years. My last two, I was away at University (My siblings made it up to Notts for my last one), and can you believe I always had exams around both? I'm so glad to have finished them in time to come home! Mummy got a little emotional sharing my birth story with me that morning, and I thought it was so cute. My mum is just so cute. Bless her.

We went for dinner and a movie, very simple and lowkey, but very special. We saw the Iron Lady, which my mum and I really enjoyed.

Dress : Zara
Leggings : H&M
Shoes : Zara
Trench : H&M
Bag : Zara
Earrings : Topshop
Bangles : H&M
Watch : Aldo

So thankful to have another year added to my life!
Thank you to all who have sent me lovely messages and tweets! Love you lots! :)


82 Comments:

Dom said...

What a simple and chic outfit. You look lovely. Your looks gorgeous as well!

Happy Belated Birthday! :]

But that's just Tutu said...

You're so beautiful! Love the outfit

Cassie said...

Happy belated birthday! You look beautiful as per usual- seeing your styles always inspires me to be a more adventurous with my own hair. Also your mum sounds so adorable!

Antonette said...

gorgeoussssss

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Jhan said...

That's the orange dress you got from Zara a few hauls back?! Wow, it looks great as a top! Go, Shirley! Happy belated birthday! I hope it was wonderful! :-)

Beth said...

you are so stunning! love the shoes!!!

Shanice Wynter said...

Love it! Happy Belated Birthday!!


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Ms.Buki said...

Awww! Your mum seems so darling. Happy belated birthday! You look gorgeous (as always).

Lily said...

Love the shoes, the leggings look wonderful on you and love the color of the shirt!

xxx

Lily

Shabna said...

Happy Belated Birthday Shirley! You look so beautiful, the colour looks amazing on you! Also, MAJOR shoe envy! I need to find them tomorrow.

Lots of love,
shabna x x
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Anna B. said...

the shoes are to die for!

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Freda said...

you are so gorgeous!..happy birthday..x

Jeneration said...

love the look, happy birthday doll :)

Andrea Clare said...

Lovely. I love your posts and videos! Your so much fun to watch. Your so funny, corky and well spoken! So easy to watch. Your rather mature aswell, I would never guess you were only 22!

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Maya said...

Love this, you look fab! Xx

Sharon said...

U look stunning as always hun, happy belated birthday darling x

Dianne said...

Simple yet stylish! Hope you had a wonderful birthday :)

another day to wander

The Nerd... said...

Shirley you look absolutely beautiful! I just love everything!

Sia said...

You look stunning at 22! XOXO

Faith said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SHIRLEY! you look stunning

New York City Girl said...

You look lovely! Happy belated birthday all the way from New York. xoxo,

Marta said...

You look amazing. I just can't believe it! How can you be so perfect? xxx

ashleighthewallflower said...

Happy birthday, hope you had a wonderful day! :) x

elliebea said...

Wow thats such a lovely colour. Totally gonna look in zara:')

thanks for sharing. Hope you had a amazing birthday xx

Lilia said...

Happy Birthday Shirley! Wishing you all the BEST and many more birthdays to come:) Very beautiful dress

Ife' said...

Happy Birthday, Shirley!!!!!!!! You look amazing :)

Lena's Blend said...

Very simple and chic and I love the apricot color. Happy B-day!

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beautyandablogger said...

Those shoes are just what I have been looking for, can't find them on Zara online though! Argggh need to get them in my life xx

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xflashinLITESx said...

Happy Birthday Shirley...God increase you this new year! stay blessed

Barbara1923 said...

I'm really late Shirley but I'd still like to wish you a happy birthday. Mine is next week thursday, would appreciate a birthday greeting from you.
Would have said I hope you had a nice day but I can see that you had a warm and wonderful day.

Tosinsaga said...

Happy Belated bday. You look gorgeous. Love your hair? Please where is it from? What type of hair is it?

Dee said...

Happy belated birthday Shirley! I see your a aquarian like me, hehe ^__^ My birthday's tomorrow =D

All the best hun!!

xo, Dee

Olivia x said...

Lovely outfit! I'm glad you had a nice birthday!

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Altheavibe said...

I like the outfit... simple but yet chic...
totally my style..
Happy Belated BDay.

Stand-Up-Out said...

Happy belated birthday!! you look absolutely gorge!!

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vintageshe said...

sexy shoes kiss from poland

Ama said...

you look gorgeous shirley, love it !!!

Ama said...

and happy belated bday !!

Serenity of Beauty said...

Love love LOVE your shoes :). Your whole outfit is lovely.

Happy Belated Birthday :)

I wanna be fierce said...

Happy Belated. You look beautiful.

-Shakiyla

Ella'martine said...

love the top/dress and shoes,although i cant help but think they look uncomfortable?

amenfashion17 said...

Such a simple outfit, but you look amazing in it! Especially your hair! Simple and beautiful x

Crystal said...

you look amazing! happy belated birthday! =)

xoxo
MissCrystal

Ashlei M. said...

Happy belated Birthday! I love that color on you, so bright and fresh! Hope you had a great birthday :)

xx
Ashlei

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Shannon said...

You have the most wonderful photos and looks! I love this outfit, you look gorgeous! Glad to hear you had a nice birthday. <3


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Josefína said...

this outfit looks realyy cute and you're so beuatiful! =)

Channing said...

Shirley you look beautiful as always. Happy Belated Birthday!

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Jessica Maloney said...

You look gorgeous. I love the outfit, especially the bag!

Domonique Wilson said...

So in love with the Zara heels!Hope your birthday was fabulous :)

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x

Jeanette said...

Happy Belated Birthday! And what a wonderful way to spend it...special time with your Mom. That was beautiful.

Chelsey said...

I love the chic simplicity of this look! Happy Birhtday :)
-Chelsey
polishgrace.blogspot.com

Veronica said...

You look beautiful girl! That's a very nice shade of orange on you as it really compliments your skin tone!

Happy belated birthday! Glad you had a great one!

cinsiddy said...

What kind of camera (video and still) do you use for you outfit and makeup posts.

Thanks!

shannon (madeofdecorum@blogspot.com)

Nadeen Cummings said...

Happy Birthday Shirley! You look lovely!! I hope you had a blast (^_^)

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Harija said...

Happy Birthday =)

Vivi said...

Happy belated Birthday, Shirley! Love your bday outfit. Simple, understated, cute.

VANESSA said...

Chic outfit, really nice!!!!
Love the color of the pics, i like the way you take the photos!!

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sian said...

beautiful outfit! i saw this zara dress in your haul video the other day, and i was wondering how you would wear it. you didn't disappoint! i love the clean structure & the colours. belated happy birthday! x

BeautyBits said...

Happy Belated Birthday. You Looked stunning :)

Annette said...

Loving this look and the peachy dress is glowing nicely on your skin tone!! Those shoes are HAWTTT too

Girl, You can really get away with not even putting a spot of makeup on.. Your skin is Gorge!!

hothappenings

fashion415 said...

Gorgeous!
I have the same bag, but you wear it so well!

Will follow immediately!
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axelleeee said...

happy belated b-day ! :D

axelleeee said...

happy belated b-day ! :D

Sing said...

Very pretty dress.

Mz. More said...

Super cute. Happy belated Birthday Shirley!

Elise said...

Love your style, these shoes are fab, happy birthday! :)

Who Am I said...

i hope you had a fab birthday !!!!

i own a pare of the same shoes,, IN LOVE WITH THEM!!!!

Abby Lee said...

beautiful! x

Shalilac said...

Happy belated birthday! You looked marvelous... as usual.

DelbaMé said...

Gorgeous look, I like how simple yet chic this look is. Gorgeous heels, and loveeely top.
Happy belated!

Delaney
xx

Cindy Aparbal said...

Happy Belated birthday!!

How do you create the photos with different images in one frame? I think its so elegant.

Great birthday outfit.

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amenfashion17 said...

LOVE IT

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I love your style-- really amazing and your blog has inspired me to start my own!!

x

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Jay Bee said...

Happy belated bday what a nice and understated outfit so lovely. your hair looks amazing as well :)

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mascha-tatjana said...

love it Shirley! THE SHOES ARE AMAAAAZING. Make ones feet look just out of this world;)
happy bday!
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DNA (designers+artists) said...

Happy belated birthday! You look great!

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Toms said...

I spot your remote in the first picturee, its literally on your hand lol. You look really nice, muaahhhh xxxxxx

Krisbliss said...

This hair?? ABsolutelyyy!! I'm loving it! Happy belated birthday!

-Kris

http://thekrisbliss.blogspot.com

estellelamode.com said...

Love the colour of the dress and the outfit is so elegant and chic, just beautiful

xx Rachel
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estellelamode.com said...

Love the colour of the dress and the outfit is so elegant and chic, just beautiful

xx Rachel
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iceonthegold said...

Just got the nude version of these courts from ZARA, my new faves!

MishSmash said...

oh my god your hair looks fantastic!