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The Summer Series: Graduation Day Outfit

Top: ASOS | Skirt: Zara | Bag Urban Outfitters | Shoes (not shown): New Look via ASOS 

You may have noticed that recently there have been a fair few new pieces purchased in the name of the boyfriends graduation. And after so many of you said you were struggling with ideas I thought it only fair to show you (sorry if your graduation has already been!). It was super boiling on the day which scuppered my plans for my neon trimmed blazer - however it wasn't so hot that it was acceptable for friends and family to wear very small shorts - something I felt should be allowed (I'm super irritable when it comes to wearing clothes during the summer).

In the end I went for one of my all time favourite pieces - my dipp hemmed skirt from Zara, and a slouchy ASOS cami. Yes I look like the Grim Reaper's intern, but they were so loose and comfy that I breezed through the day without a single complaint, and didn't feel inappropriately dressed for a second! The boyfriends sister even showed up wearing an incredibly similar outfit. Well, you know what they say about great minds...

OH AND... I'm up for a Cosmo Blog Award under Best Established Beauty Blog. If you love reading Hello October as much as I love editing it, then make sure you give it a little vote - just because it's nice :) Once again, thank you so much for voting in the first place, it makes my day just to know that you cared enough to nominate me!
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  1. Gorgeous, I wish I could get away with black on black, you look so chic :-)
    http://wwwclairabelle.blogspot.co.uk/

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  2. Suzie you look beaut! It's my graduation friday and I've used it as such an excuse to go shopping! x

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  3. Love the outfit! I have a similar skirt from RI, they're great for us petite gals! x

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  4. I love the dress! I'd definitely wear something like that for a graduation

    www.crazylins.co.uk

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  5. I really like this outfit, it looks causal but still sophisticated. Hope your boyfriend had a lovely graduation!
    http://becloumar.blogspot.co.uk/

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  6. Your outfit is great, you look beautiful! :)
    x

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  7. Such a pretty, simple dress, it looks lovely on you x

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  8. You look lovely! So pretty xx

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  9. Ah you look gorgeous - perfect for tackling this horrible heat!
    Sophie
    x

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  10. Thanks for your outfit inspiration. I'm graduating on Thursday and still haven't definitely decided what to wear! This heat makes the decision 10x harder as well. My current favourite is a fitted black dress but not sure if it will be comfy enough. I'll be posting about my outfit and the day this weekend on www.agraduatesnewchapter.blogspot.co.uk.

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  11. You look so gorgeous! It's my graduation this Thursday so v excited although it's gonna be sweltering in a gown!
    Emma x
    emandthem.blogspot.com

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  12. Lovely :) Congratulations on your graduation!

    roshjourney.blogspot.co.uk

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  13. cute outfit, congrats
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  14. Love the look, so beautiful! xxx

    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD 

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  15. Very simple yet very stylish!like it a lot!i wore a black free for my graduation too:)

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    1. That was meant to say black dress!..hate auto correct!

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  16. You look absolutely gorgeous! Such a simple yet pretty look!
    xx

    Celina | The Celution

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  17. Classic style, love htis. Such a pretty girl too - your hair is beaut!

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  18. An all black outfit can be so chic and you showed that with this one! It's simple but gorgeous.
    Amber
    Lovely Notions

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  19. Ahh you're so gorgeous :) Love the outfit too. Just voted for you btw. Hope your blog wins :D

    Ruth x

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  20. You look beautiful, I love the simplicity of this xo

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  21. You look gorgeous! Love the hair very natural! x

    http://withlovefromloux.blogspot.co.uk/

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  22. Aww this is gorgeous
    Congrats
    http://shradhaloves.blogspot.co.uk/
    s xx

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