A Royal Viewing..


Who doesn’t love to dress up? I don’t really need a reason but the Oscars come in handy if you feel the urge to don a gown. As a self confessed movie buff, I LOVE the Academy Awards.. the combination of Fashion and Film is enough to have me sitting up at ungodly hours of the night dressed up to the nines (Just me? Ohhh K then..).

Anyway, on the weekend, I visited a few Charity shops in order to find something to wear to a Cross dressing poker party (Still.. don’t ask) and came across an absolute gem perfect for my Oscar night party of 1.

While on a hunt with my housemates for various goods to transform the girls into men and the guys into trannilicious women I spotted a glimmer of royal blue.. and it was love at first sight. In front of me were a dozen brand new Asos gowns, with tags, at blasphemous prices. How much did this beauty cost me, I hear you ask? *Drum roll please* A staggering… wait for it… ¬£10! Yup.. a bank breaking 10 pounds. I’ve never had an issue with Charity shops.. since half of East London is dressed in “Vintage Clothing” which is actually still second hand goods, just at ridiculous prices.. but the fact that I found this brand new, with tags, unworn for a mere tenner made me a very happy bunny.
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I teamed the dress up with Gold Gladiator platforms I bought at a Topshop Outlet a year back and a Gold cuff I bought at Accessorize 3 or 4 years back. Since the backless dress, with it’s padded shoulders, makes enough of a statement, I didn’t feel the need to wear a lot of jewelry but IF I wore earrings I probably would have added those on to finish the look off.

Anyway, did you guys watch the Oscars? If so, did you dress up.. or am I completely on my own here? Haha.

Thanks for reading Londonistas!

Until the next post!


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7 Comments on A Royal Viewing..

  1. travelerchris
    February 25, 2013 at 9:49 pm (7 years ago)

    Another great post. Keep them coming

  2. chopstickpanorama
    February 25, 2013 at 9:59 pm (7 years ago)

    omg can’t believe you got this for a tenner :o I never go to charity shops because I usually don’ t find anything. such a great bargain! the dress is simply amazing! looks so good on you :)

    • thelondonite
      February 25, 2013 at 10:19 pm (7 years ago)

      It’s all about luck with Charity shops, you’re absolutely right.. what size are you? I can grab you one if you want.. they had quite a few there! xx

  3. Shanté
    February 27, 2013 at 12:25 am (7 years ago)

    What was the name of the charity store? Would love to cop myself one!

    Looks amazing on you! xx

    • thelondonite
      February 27, 2013 at 12:31 am (7 years ago)

      Hey! Thank you very much :) it was Save the Children on Clapham High St.. They had a fair few when I was there on Sat! Xx

  4. wow gold
    November 6, 2014 at 10:43 am (5 years ago)

    Absolutely incredible! wow gold’s quite really wonderful and looks terrific too. Also great for persons.


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