Lace dresses and QB weekend

ASOS lace dress (similar here or here), Karen Walker royal cropped jacket, Charles Jourdan heels, 3.1 by Phillip Lim rosette bag, J Crew earrings, MBMJ katie bracelet, Karen Walker ring

There’s something about a white or cream lace dress that no matter how gorgeous it is, you just know it isn’t going to make it out of your closet very often. For me, it’s generally that bridal aspect that seems to be associated with both ivory and lace, and the fact that something so delicate quite often needs an occasion to wear it. I’ve had this ASOS lace dress a good two years now, and it’s probably only made it out of the closet four or five times, give or take, but it’s one of those things that I can’t bear to part with. Perhaps it’s the fact that my 80 year old grandmother lovingly took in it for me, or the multiple times that I refreshed the page after stumbling across it just to try and get one close enough to my size, or more likely, a combination of the two.

I’ve been enjoying having the extra day off over the Queen’s Birthday weekend, giving me that added opportunity to catch up on housework, cook some more vegan treats, and finally get around to seeing the third installment of the Hangover (which, average much?). Tomorrow, it’s back to the daily grind, but knowing that it’s a mere four days until the weekend instead of the usual five always puts a little extra bounce in my step.


  1. May-Lee Wong June 3, 2013 / 5:37 pm

    A new outfit post from Mademoiselle makes me day! I love your style, your posts are a dose of fashion-inspiration, keep up the good work!

  2. findmeamuse June 3, 2013 / 9:26 pm

    It’s so pretty and delicate. I can see why you would hang on to this beauty. It may not make it out much, but when it does it looks gorgeous! I love how you’ve paired it with various colours too. It really gives it the modern touch.

    – Mandi

  3. Adela June 4, 2013 / 12:27 am

    Such pretty dress! You look lovely.
    Adela x

  4. Theresa June 4, 2013 / 2:38 pm

    Wow sweetie, this is such a pretty look. That dress is just lovely. I really like the lace on it and it works so well with that jacket. The soft tones of the whole combo are just too good. You look beautiful!


  5. Mili June 4, 2013 / 5:08 pm

    The dress is beautiful. The lace on it is exceptional 🙂

    Mili from call me, Maeby

  6. Maria June 5, 2013 / 12:07 am

    This dress is beautiful, I love how delicate it is!

    Maria xxxx

  7. Lisanne June 5, 2013 / 11:13 am

    You look so pretty, I adore the jacket!

  8. steph June 6, 2013 / 1:09 am

    you remind me of kate middleton for some reason – pretty!

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