Dressed in black he walks alone, a shadow in the night.

Columba cut out bodycon dress: c/o Lashes of London. Leather jacket: The Kooples. Leopard print boots: Topshop (old). Broken bag: Topshop (old). Collar necklace: Miss Selfridge. Nails: Red n Black, Models Own. Lipstick: Kate Moss 107, Rimmel.

Make the most of these photos, because you're not going to see body con or cut out again for a while. When I saw this badass Lashes of London dress on their site, my inner Essex knew it had to make its way to my wardrobe somehow, not quite realising what a big deal it'd be for me to wear it. Then along came Amy, and her more dressed-down approach gave me more ideas for how to style it. Out came the leopard print booties, leather jacket, and other Amy's (from sixth form/Liverpool) lipstick that I borrowed stole from her last night, and I felt slightly more "me". This is definitely an after-dark outfit - all the best ones are! - and although I don't think I'll be in a rush to wear bodycon in the day any time soon, I'm slowly being brought round to its virtues. I do like a good LBD (little black dress, for those of you who don't use hip 'n' cool acronyms), but in future I think I'll be sticking to skater styles - more room for dinner! I'm planning to wear this particular one to Selena's twenty-first this weekend, but it's a bit different to my "just going to the pub" (and then come home at 3am) white tee and skirt combination. They do say that life is like a box of chocolates after all, just maybe they're liqueur ones.

17 comments:

  1. Ooooo those boots! Leopard print has a special place in my heart!
    Sophie
    X

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  2. You, madame, are a stone cold fox. You've styled this to purrfection (leopard print brings out the cat puns in me, sorry, I can't help it) x

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  3. Oh my goodness, your blog is beautiful. So glad I came across it! You are incredibly beautiful and I love all of your outfits. I'm especially in love with your leopard print booties! :)

    Xo, Hannah

    sweetsweetnoir.net

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  4. Haha "more room for dinner" HELL YES! This is my underlying reason why I stick with oversized stuff, so I can cram more icecream into my belly ;) YOU, on the other hand, look bloody awesome in bodycon! <3 Claire @ Jazzpad

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  5. Twit-twooo looking goood Cohen xxx

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  6. oh baaaaaaaaaabe! you're looking smoking missy, that Kooples jacket was 110% worth it x Lisette Loves  x

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  7. You look lurvely in this! I'm also not the biggest body con fan and prefer elasticated waistbands.. love the leopard print boots with it!xx

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  8. You look bloody awesome here, I love those boots!

    Maria xxx

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  9. You are absolutely stunning AND a killer writer! So glad I stumbled across your blog on Bloglovin. I'm totally following you now. LOVE this dress on you.

    Kate from Clear the Way

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  10. you look spectacular in all black! love the bodycon dress and leather jacket to bits and cute heels!

    Check out my latest outfit post on blog! :)
    A
    xx
    http://epiquemoi.blogspot.com

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  11. haha the phrase 'more room for dinner' actually describes the majority of my wardrobe!
    that jacket is FAB

    http://maylight.blogspot.co.uk/
    xx

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  12. very cool black biker leather jacket

    http://www.leathermadness.com/

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