W O R N :: Birkenstocks.



I ‘rediscovered’ this little black silk dress right at the end of last summer, when it was really too chilly to make much use of it. I’d bought it on a whim at the end of my first year of university, back when I had way too much time on my hands and a student grant that was just crying out to be spent. Now that I’ve got a whole lot less time on my hands and a salary that’s just crying out to be put into a savings account named ‘The Wedding Fund’, I’m kind of grateful that my past self thought to buy such a cute and entirely versatile dress.

It’s oh so very comfortable (I mean, it’s essentially just a fancy nightdress, so that’s hardly a surprise) and is quickly becoming my favourite thing to wear on warm days. And you can bet your bottom dollar I take that belt clean off after every meal, and let the magical floatiness of the dress work its full stomach-hiding wonders. What an image…#reason526whyi’mnotafashionblogger

And now, let’s get to the goods. Those Birkenstocks. Oh man. Bought ‘em. Love ‘em. Want to buy more in every colour. And that’s really all I have to say on that matter.
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L I N K S ::
Dress :: Zara (a zillion years old, similar shape here and similar but long sleeved version here)
Birkenstocks :: best range I’ve found online is Zalando (plus free delivery + returns!), though they’re sold out of some sizes right now.
Belt :: Topshop (similar)
Gold cuff bracelet :: Monica Vinader

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  • http://www.littleobservationist.com Steph

    Cute dress! I love Zara. I’ve never owned Birkenstocks. Maybe one day :)

    • http://Sheandart.co She

      Birkenstocks are the best can you can where them with anything! You look lovely!

  • http://shop.duckandduffel.co.uk Debbie Ingle

    You look great! I’m definitely considering buying a pair of Birkenstocks this year…just not sure which colour to go for, neutral to go with everything or statement colour…hmmm?!x

  • http://the-littlenomad.blogspot.co.uk/ Nina

    A lovely look! I love you’re wearing Birkenstock, back home in Germany every one is so confused by this trend as Germans have always worn Birkenstock! Means I’ve been trendy for years though!
    Nina from little nomad

  • http://www.intoruth.com/ Ruth Johnston

    I just really like your pictures, the outfit is pretty cute too!

  • http://evelinkivi.blogspot.com Evelin

    That dress is super cute! I always love zara dresses.

  • http://www.honeygolightly.com/ Sam

    Always great to rediscover items lurking in the wardrobe :)

  • http://www.bluebellandbumpkin.blogspot.com Beccy

    Lovely dress! The birkenstocks look great on you – really pretty look. I’ve tried them on and they just don’t work for me unfortunately!

    Beccy // Bluebell & Bumpkin

  • http://theconsciencefund.com Divya

    I love your dress, but I am not a big fan of birks.. although, they look super cute on you!

    New Chanel Les Beiges Multi COlor No. 02 review | TheConscienceFund

  • http://www.everywordhandwritten.co.uk Rosie

    Loving the dress, but not a Birkenstock fan! Remind me of old man sandals… not on you! x

  • http://www.ailishgoes.blogspot.com Ailish Goes

    Ah, what a lovely chilled outfit! I’m happy Birkenstocks are coming back into style, I got more than a few rude remarks last year, but they are so comfy and practical, how can you not?? I have the Gizeh style, might have to try the kind you have too, they look great!
    Ailish Goes

  • http://louboosandshoe@blogspot.com Lou

    Hi – I am not sure how I happened across your blog – maybe on the bloglovin recommended list? But anyway I am glad I did. You write really well and the pictures are pretty too. Just ordered some Birkenstocks identical to yours; oh come on the postman! I love how they are having a resurgence. And funny how when I first saw they were returning, I suspect courtesy of Garance Dore, I thought ‘no way’ and now…well I guess the Pinterest images wore me down. Just goes to show how fashion gets into our consciousness without us even knowing it. Lou x

  • http://dinoprincesschar.blogspot.co.uk char

    That dress is lovely – it’s great discovering new things!

  • http://dinoprincesschar.blogspot.co.uk char

    ^^ well, I mean rediscovering things so it’s like they’re new..

  • Beth

    Cute outfit! And I love my Birkies!

  • http://www.brittonloves.blogspot.co.uk Lauren S

    i really like birkenstocks now, i never did as they didn’t cling to my feet and slipped off but i was trying to wear a size up – silly me !
    Lauren x
    Britton Loves | Fashion Lifestyle + Photography – http://www.brittonloves.blogspot.co.uk

  • http://www.waterpainteddreams.com Hayley

    I love the dress. Looking good!

  • http://www.juxtarose.com Caitlin-Rose Wilkinson

    Whaaaaat. Rosie, you look insanely good. I’m not one for Birkenstocks, but they look really good on you! Definite girl crush, right there.

  • http://asimpleelegance.com arielle

    I love your outfit. I’m still debating on purchasing a pair of my own, but they do look so comfortable. you look gorgeous, as always.

    love, arielle
    a simple elegance

  • http://thenightiswild.blogspot.co.uk Natasha

    You look so lovely in that dress, so simply but can be worn day or night. I have the same Birkenstocks just waiting for warmer and brighter weather to wear them.

    The Night is Wild

  • http://www.rebekataylor.blogspot.co.uk Rebeka Taylor

    Love the dress, it’s so pretty! Rebeka x

  • http://www.darwinscreations.wordpress.com Helen
  • http://www.melissalovesthis.blogspot.co.uk Melissa

    You’re hair looks in such good nick in these pictures :) I’m loving my Birkenstocks at the moment too!

  • http://mascara-and-maltesers.blogspot.co.uk Belle

    Ohh this is one trend I am so glad is around. Can’t beat the feeling that you’re walking out in your slippers!

    Belle ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

  • http://www.rosedogandco.blogspot.com.au Rosie

    Ive just bought myself some birks. Holy Moly they are the comfiest things in the world. Love the look Rosie.

  • http://www.hersundaysmile.blogspot.co.uk Sarah

    That dress is lovely- so simple but pretty detailing as well. I love versatile pieces like that. I know what you mean about the belt thing, comfort over style equals why stick to lifestyle blogging! x

    Sarah// A Sunday Smile

  • http://www.lifeoutsidelondon.co.uk Michelle

    Past Rosie was a smart (and stylish cookie!) And I do love a pair of Birkenstocks, wearling them well lady.
    M x

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