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Weekly Wardrobe – New York & Washington

I’m currently on holiday. Yay! Chris, Rain, Jude and I began in New York and are currently in Washington DC. So instead of Somerset farmland in the background, it’ll be nice to have a change of scenery for these style inspiration posts. Please forgive my lack of words and links – I thought this was going to go live 3 days ago, but the internet here disagrees.
(Ps. Now I’m home I’ve added some more info.)

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I bought this dress in a vintage stall at Glastonbury Festival a couple of years ago. It has a very ’70’s looking label inside saying Miss Girl. I thought it would be pretty unusual, but happened to see someone wearing the exact same dress at the New Forest Fairy Festival last year! We stopped by this fountain for a bit of a sit down while we got our bearings. It was our first day in New York and this is in a square near the City Hall.

 

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This was our day in Central Park, which is huge by the way, and we didn’t cover even half of it. This Lagenlook top was from Next a few years ago. I love this one, which is the nearest thing I could find:

and I bought the brown bloomers at Glastonbury Festival this year. These are similar:

 

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Here I am, posing on the steps of the New York Natural History Museum while we waited for an Uber. I absolutely love this dress and a couple of American strangers even complimented me on it, which was lovely. I bought it from Primark just before the holiday, so if you like it, it might still be in the shops. Be warned though, I had to go two sizes up for a nice fit, and it is pretty see-through so skin-coloured underwear is essential. If you can’t find it, here’s an alternative:

 

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These photos were in Washington in the same Next top as earlier, but this time with Rosa Bloom bloomers. Unfortunately she isn’t selling these any more, but I love her new collection.

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