What I Wore: Dublin

So if you follow me on social media, you will no doubt be aware that I’ve recently returned from a trip to the city of Dublin. It was a surprise trip that I booked for my boyfriends 30th birthday and of course I snapped up a few new pieces of clothing especially for the occasion.

I managed to pick up some things that I absolutely love, so I thought I’d share them with you in a couple of Outfit of the Day type posts.

For a while now I’ve had my eye on the mesh dress/t-shirt trend and I’ve spent my time admiring how people style them up for different occasions – day and night. Not knowing how to style one personally or whether I could actually pull one off, I talked myself out of buying one so many times.

You know when there’s a fine line between looking amazing or potentially making it onto the ‘worst dressed’ list and someone privately snap chatting a photo of you to their bezzy for a good laugh at how horrendous you look – yep it was one of those.

But, ever the optimist, I kept looking in the hope of finding the perfect one for me. We all know what a Zara lover I am, so of course the one for me was going to be found there!

I’ve styled it here for a daytime look over the top of a pair of high waisted coated jeans from Primark, a plain black top from Topshop and finally my ripped denim jacket and converse to casj it down for exploring the cobbled streets of Temple Bar.

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The dress could easily be dressed up for a night time look with some heels and a belt to pull in the waist. Next time I might try it with some loafer mules and a leather for a completely different day time look.

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Let me know what you think of the look and any other ways you’ve styled a mesh style dress recently.

Shop the Look
Zara Embroidered Dress
Ripped Denim Jacket (similar)
Coated Skinny Jeans (similar)
Converse All Stars

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