Black & Gold

For my final post before Christmas, I wanted to share my most festive and fabulous outfit to date. I’m not usually one to wear black, but when I laid eyes on this black & gold jacquard ballerina dress by Ted Baker, I knew it simple had to be mine. 
To capture the magic of the look, Jay and I headed to the beautiful Great Fosters hotel in Virginia Water, where the luxurious tudor rooms provided the perfect setting. Starting with my favourite Tom Ford lipstick, of course, the makeup look was a glowing yet classic look, completed with my Hourglass Bronzer. My essentials were enclosed within this fabulous suede sphere bag by Reiss (currently in the sale, might I add!) which perfectly matches my black and gold sandals – a wardrobe staple which I purchased from Reiss two Winters ago.
Being petite, I’m often wary of midi length dresses, but something about this style seemed too perfect for it not to become an essential part of my wardrobe. It’s elegant, classical and absolutely feminine. 
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Photographed by Jay McLaughlin using the Olympus Pen and 45mm and 75mm Lens.

Have a magical Christmas, and i’ll be back on the 27th!