I've had this OOTD on the back burner for a good couple of weeks now, so I'm relieved that I finally have the time to sit down and write it up!
If you're not already aware (although I don't know how you couldn't be), tartan is huge for Autumn/Winter 2013. I first communicated this through my trend report and, ever since, I have been on the lookout for the ultimate tantalising tartan piece.
Well, I finally found it! On Ebay, of all places! Rihanna once wore a tartan skater dress when she performed on X Factor and I found this copycat version online.
(Image courtesy of owntherunway.com.)
I'm so in love with it!
The weather is getting colder, which means I have to layer up the dress for it to be practical as well as aesthetically pleasing!
The first time I wore it, I kept it classic. I teamed it with a white shirt, black opaque tights and a black patent belt to define my waist, channelling smart casual chic.
I also added the bowler hat and frilly berry socks from my birthday haul with my cut out boots - for added street style kudos.
Then I threw on a chunky black cardigan and a vintage-looking satchel with snakeskin detail - and I was good to go!
Tartan Skater Dress and Patent Waist Belt - Ebay
Opaque Black Tights - M&S
White Shirt - Topshop
Frilly Berry Socks - Primark
Cut Out Boots - Ebay
Bowler Hat - H&M
Satchel - New Look
(Do you like my Tartan Bowler look? What's your favourite piece? Thanks for reading! Katie-xo)
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