Bows and flows of angel hair, and ice cream castles in the air

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

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(Playsuit: Mod Dolly, Sunglasses: Free with Cosmo!, Shoes: Victoria Plimsolls)

With this weekend bringing the hottest day of the year, seaside and family visits and more barbecued food you can shake a skewer at, I tried to make the most of the sunshine, and parade around in my most summery get-ups, embracing shorts, sunglasses and a totally maverick no-sleeves ethos- check me out!

On Sunday I paid a visit to my nan who lives by the British pebbly seaside, and although it was ever-so-slightly overcast, enjoyed indulging in cool glasses of Sprite, lots of family chatter and driving along the seafront. I chose to wear my new favourite Mod Dolly playsuit, which has the lovliest collar and bow detail, and is also elasticated; which although sounds daft is perfect for hiding a Sunday lunch (gotta be honest!) I also teamed it with my favourite freebie Ray-Ban style sunglasses which I picked up free with Cosmo, comfy plimsolls and a slick of red lipstick (to compensate for my lack of make up).

On another note, I've been thinking of extending my blog to make it a little more 'Lifestyle and Music' based. I know it pretty much already is, but was curious as to how you'd feel seeing more recipes, maybe DIYS, tutorials, interiors, my personal photography, interviews and playlists! I may even branch into the world of beauty (probably not, I don't even really know what primer is...) but do let me know your thoughts!

x

55 comments:

  1. You look lovely! I love the fringe detail on your playsuit. I think it'd be a great idea to extend your blog a bit, tutorials are always such a great idea! xx

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  2. Your playsuit is adorable, the detailing is so pretty!
    I'd love to see DIYs, interiors and photography the most but I think branching out to other aspects of blogging would be great!
    XO
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  3. Looking gorgeous as always Olivia :) I got those sunglasses free in Cosmo too! Sounds like you've had a lovely weekend ox

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  4. ohhh olivia, you make the most simple of outfits look extra gorgeous! your weekend sounds so lovely, up north we didn't see a flicker of sunshine! aha, you got lucky :) i'm definitely going to have a peruse on mod dolly asap too :)xo

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  5. Beautiful! I love this playsuit, very pretty x

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  6. Love that playsuit, so cute with those shoes!
    I really enjoy reading DIY's and seeing other photography xx

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  7. Will you stop looking so bloody gorgeous!? Love that playsuit though honey! ;) xx

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  8. such a cute playsuit! xx

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  9. That playsuit is so adorable! You look gorgeous too :) x

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  10. gorgeous playsuit, very classic! i love the way you've paired it with lovely red lips! xxx

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  11. Love this look Olivia! So chic and laid back at the same time xx

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  12. WHY YOU SO PERFECT PURVIS?

    you look so incredible! the seaside must be such a lovely place for your grandma to live!


    lots of love,

    lily from red brick lipstick

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  13. if you do decide to branch out into a lifestyle blog - i'm here if you need any baking tips/inspiration! :)

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  14. I can't get over how cute that playsuit is! The bow detail is so pretty and you look lovely :)

    Kirsty x

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  15. Love this playsuit and you look gorgeous. I love your blog already but would love to see it become a bit more lifestyle and music based because I love reading about what other bloggers tastes are in other things as well as fashion. Cupcakes and cashmere is one of my favorite blogs because it has all of those things as well. I love reading what you write as well as looking at your photos so would definitely like it if you did!

    Rosie
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  16. Cute playsuit! The last photo is beautiful.

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  17. I love your hair and makeup. You suit red lipstick so well, and it always looks perfect! Your playsuit is cute, taking advantage of the sun has to be done - it'll only be here a few hours, knowing England haha.

    Jessica xo
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  18. you playsuit is so adorable, i love it!
    Krissy xoxo ~

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  19. Amazing! Love the red lipstick! Sounds great to do DIY, Music etc - would be really cool. I know what you mean about make-up, my housemate just taught me what Primer was...I am a poor excuse for a girl! Great post

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  20. omg you look sooo cute. stunning xx

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  21. you look stunning in this outfit! x

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  22. I love the playsuit, super cute and love the vintage vibe,

    Chloe xo

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  23. You look lovely :) and i would really like to see more lifestyle posts xx

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  24. You look gorgeous in that playsuit! I'd love to see more tutorials (beehive!), interior and photography stuff, you're very inspiring! x

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  25. Gorgeous playsuit - I love lifestyle posts so will definitely be reading those :) x

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  26. Liv, you look super hot here - even more so than usual! I wish I could pull off a top knot but my cheeks are so chubby I look like an infant! I'd love to see more music, diy, and even beauty related posts! x

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  27. Love the song lyric choice for your title. Beautiful song.

    I'd like seeing more 'lifestyle' stuff. I always enjoy a good range of topics to read on a blog.

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  28. Look gorgeous as ever. Your photography is so beautiful too :)

    LaceyLoves

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  29. I'd love to see some lifestyle content on your blog!

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  30. i love your outfit! it reminds me on the 50s! ;D

    xx

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  31. wow, the sunnies came with a magazing? =O they don't look like that indeed =D very nice! =) and I'd love to read here more recipes and DIYs;)=)

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  32. Such a pretty playsuit! I also love Joni Mitchell :) lifestyle sounds good - I think music, DIY and even beauty because you always look amazing! x

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  33. Love the bow detail on the playsuit, very cute! Would also be interested in more personal posts, it's nice to get to know the person behind the style a bit more xx

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  34. Such a lovely playsuit, I love how you styled it! x

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  35. great look! i love the playsuit with the flats!

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  36. I loved the weather this weekend! That playsuit looks amazing on you!

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  37. This is such a lovely playsuit! I would love to see more music and lifestyle posts for sure! You have a great taste in music, and I always love a good cupcake recipe :)
    Oh and I also don't really know what primer is/does! haha
    xo

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  38. Sounds like a great idea. Would love to see a tutorial on how you do your hair in that beehive style! :)

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  39. Hi Liv

    You are looking so gorgeous and summery! Looking forward to reading about other things on your blog soon :)

    Love Joyce

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  40. Omg You are perfect ! You are so beautiful and I do love your outfit <3 Yeah, weather is very hot lately and it makes me tired, really.
    This idea with your blog is really good. I like it. And don't worry of your readers, just do whatever you want. It's your blog and you are queen here :) I bet everyone will like it :)
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  41. This look is so cute, i love this playsuit :)

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  42. aw, super cute.
    love ur playsuit :)

    xx

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  43. So cute! I love this outfit :)



    Please check out my blog :)
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    xxxx
    Jenna

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  44. this outfit is soo cute! love your hair like this aswell!!

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  45. Oooh, upcoming DIY posts from Olivia? Exciting, I'd definitely love to see more of that!

    You have an amazing style, I have been a fan of your blog for quite some time, but only decided to comment on it now :)

    Looking forward to some good playlists as well!


    Edita
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  46. you are beautiful! :)

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  47. I love this outfit and the red lipstick definitely makes it... Off to go and pick up Cosmo now! :)

    Endometriosis my life with you

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  48. the detail on your playsuit is so cute :) sounds like you had a lovely day !

    Beautiful Dreams

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  49. You look so brown! I would love for you to extend your blog :-) xx

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  50. Your makeup looks amazing, what lipstick do you use? I love this playsuit, you look gorgeous and I love the little bow and ruffles, so cute! XxxX http://thesecondhandrose.blogspot.co.uk

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  51. Liv, your looking beautiful as always! Lovely xx

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  52. cute outfit as always! Just added the followers widget to my sidebar so follows are very much appreciated and can be returned!xx
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  53. I like the idea of the tutorials and more photography, that would be nice but I already obsess over your blog as it is!
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    x

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