This week, there's been a lot of wishing going on, but sadly zero spending as it's January, and like everybody else, I'm still skint from Christmas. Restraining myself from shopping is beginning to feel like torture because I'm crushing hard on several (okay, a few dozen) amazing printed dresses. I'm seriously considering selling a kidney on the black market to pay for them... any takers?
Well, while you guys think that one through, here's what I've been setting my sights on this week...
Sunflowers are one of my favourite flowers, so when I first saw this dress earlier this week I got a bit over-excited. Even more so when I realised the print was mixed with polka dots! I don't own anything sunflower-print, and I do hope to add this one to my dress collection; I love the simple, feminine shape. The style of the dress is so nineties- I feel all nostalgic just looking at it.
2. Yours Clothing Black Quilted Zip Front Jacket With Stud Trim
£65 £39 (Sizes 16- 30/32)
This biker jacket looks very similar to one I tried on from Evans earlier this Winter. I fell in love with it, but as it was too big I sent it back and never reordered. I've regretted it ever since. I am tempted to give the Yours Clothing version a go. I love how edgy the jacket is, with the studs and quilted faux leather, and it would go with everything from dresses to jeans.
3. Pink Clove Animal Print Baby Doll Tunic £18 (Sizes 16-30/32)
I'm loving the coloured leopard print trend that's around at the moment, and this tunic has to be the best piece I've seen. The emerald green fabric is to die for! It would look amazing with the studded jacket over a pair of jeggings, or with leggings for lounging around at home.
ASOS have held a variety of scalloped bags in their collections for the last couple of years- which pleases me no end as I love 'em. I already have this bag in a winter green shade from 2012, but now it comes in cobalt blue and I would happily find a place for one in my life. Cobalt blue makes me happy.
5. Modcloth Taking On Tulsa Dress $54.99 (Sizes S-3X)
Yep, my eyes are on yet another polka dot dress! A girl can never have too many polka dot dresses, and this Modcloth one is a real beauty. Minnie Mouse herself would be going crazy for it!
I'm not much of a 'pink' person, but I like this bag, and can't decide if I prefer the shade over the cobalt. (No. 4).
7. AX Paris Daisy Tea Dress £38 (Sizes 12-32)
This daisy print dress is similar to one by ASOS Curve, but the difference in this one is available to a larger range of sizes. I could see myself wearing it on a regular basis throughout the year, and mixing it up with a variety of bold colours.
8. ASOS Curve Shirt in Heart Print £35 (Sizes 18-28)
Shirts and I rarely get along; I rarely find the right fit for my shape, and I almost always have issues with gape-age. I had to wear shirts at school, and every day for work for nine years, so I rarely wear them now, but I can't deny I'm taken with this love heart printed one. It would look cute worn under some of my dresses, but could be worn in so many different ways.
9. Forever 21+ Throwback Fit & Flare Dress £19.75 (Sizes XL-3X)
I love the print of this Forever 21 dress; it makes me think of stained glass windows and mosaic floors. The print and colours are really fun, and you know me- I love wearing colour!
I've been drawn to quite a few novelty bags of late, and the Accessorize lemon-wedge bag is so fun. It would be perfect for accessorizing all those colourful summer dresses, don't you think?
What's on your wish list this week?