Shift Dresses – my #oodt – Mary Katrantzou

What I’m Wearing Today – #ootd – Mary Katrantzou Dress, YSL tribute shoes

I knew today would be tough. Having said that, it was actually light when I got out of bed at the crack of dawn. It makes me laugh that school calls it the ‘Spring Term’  when most of it actually takes place in winter.

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Silk, tailored, print.

Anyway, having done the mad scramble to find the lost PE kit (actually rotting away in my daughter’s locker at school), and doing last minute homework (anyone else has a kid that does this?), we all managed to get dressed and be out of the house for 7.30am.

So, what did I eventually wear to my first day in the office for ages?

Well, the day called for power dressing – but knowing I was going to be sat down in a badly lit office all day – I also needed comfort.

So, I opted for #marykatrantzou again because I wanted to look like I meant business.

This dress is simple – both the cut and shape are classic. The print is standout but not too domineering. Most of all what I like about this dress is that it’s timeless. I know I’ll be able to wear it in 20 years from now and nobody will say it’s not fashionable.

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If you think these shoes look painful, they are, #YSL tribute shoes, probably a decade old and 6″ high.

The dress is old (like me) but if you’re looking for a classic timeless shift dress for spring take a look at these.


From top left to right clockwise:
MSGM @ £149.45

Henry Holland @ £425

Mary Katrantzou @ £490 £49 £120

Mary Katrantzou @ £250

I’ll certainly be buying the gorgeous Topshop bargains.

TuttiSweetie x

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