Seeing Out The Summer With Suzy Bishop

It’s no secret that I have a bit of a thing for the styling of Wez Anderson films and Moonrise Kingdom in particular. As the start of this week clung on to the last vestige of summer, I decided to channel my inner Suzy Bishop (minus binoculars) with this ensemble.

Dress - Topshop, Shoes - Dune, Necklace - Tatty Devine, Bag - The Cambridge Satchel Company, Nail Polish - Barry M

Dress – Topshop, Shoes – Dune, Necklace – Tatty Devine, Bag – The Cambridge Satchel Company, Nail Polish – Barry M

My dress is from Topshop and my shoes are from Dune. I bought both at the start of spring so they’re no longer available in store although Dune do have the same style of brogues in updated colour ways for A/W13 here which I’m quite tempted by for the party season. I liked the Topshop dress so much that I also bought it in a couple of other colours (if it ain’t broke… etc) and have spent a good chunk of the summer in them. My bag, which has featured on this blog before, is from The Cambridge Satchel Company and has pretty much been worn to death over the last few months! My necklace is from Tatty Devine and I love the trompe l’oeil effect of the digitally printed perspex jewels!

Barry M nails, Dune shoes and Tatty Devine jewels!

Barry M nails, Dune shoes and Tatty Devine jewels!

When it came to my nails I wanted to echo the jewel tones of the necklace so I loaded up my nail tips with a few coats of Barry M glitter polishes in Aqua, Yellow Topaz and Rose Quartz and then added a top coat. Pretty pleased with the result!

Glittery nails! Barry M Glitter Polishes in Aqua, Yellow Topaz and Rose Quartz

Glittery nails! Barry M Glitter Polishes in Aqua, Yellow Topaz and Rose Quartz

Now, whether or not I should be using a 12 year old fictional character as a style icon when I’m nearly 30 is a whole other debate but seeing as Orla Kiely also seems to be firmly on the Suzy Bishop bandwagon if her S/S14 collection is anything to go by, I don’t think I’m quite willing to give her up just yet…

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