Sunday, 15 May 2016

Little Black Dress and Butterfly Tattoo Tights

Last month I wore a cream midi dress with a pair of  butterfly tattoo tights. The outfit proved to be extremely popular and was one of the most viewed blog posts this year. I have another pair which need only simplest of dresses to show them off. They have a whole flock of beautiful butterflies fluttering up one leg and I think they're absolutely stunning. They're an inexpensive way of adding interest to a dress much like a statement piece of jewellery does. Designed and handmade in Ireland from premium materials, they can be hand-washed and worn over and over. 

Little black dress and butterfly tatoo tights

Little black dress and butterfly tatoo tights

Little black dress and butterfly tatoo tights

You may recognise this lovely shelter from my previous blog post. These photographs were taken at the same time along with some of a third outfit. I know for sure that I'm not the only fashion blogger who's quite adept at getting fully changed in the back seat of the car knowing that a certain set of criteria for blog photographs can be met. In this case, the forecast of a dry, sunny day, the presence of a patient and willing photographer (thank you Adam) and a spare hour.

Little black dress and butterfly tatoo tights

Little black dress and butterfly tatoo tights

Little black dress and butterfly tatoo tights

Little black dress and butterfly tatoo tights

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen that I posted a picture of some jewellery given to me over the years from my paternal grandmother. She died peacefully last week after a short illness. She was almost 89 and had a wonderful life and earlier this year, she and my grandfather celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. We are of course sad, but very grateful that most of our extended family had the privilege of saying goodbye, knowing how poorly she was. My grandad is coping very well and took comfort knowing that received excellent care when she was in hospital.

Yesterday was also a little emotional, but for very happy reasons, because one of my cousins on my mum's side of the family had a beautiful wedding blessing. It was simply perfect and the sun shone all day. I'll be blogging about my outfit for that soon.

Tomorrow, (Monday), I'm going to London for a blogger meet which I'm very much looking forward to so because I'll be away all day, I won't be publishing a blog post as I do usually on Tuesday. Instead, I will post one one Wednesday which co-incide with my blog's third birthday. How time flies!

Love Liz x

Outfit details:
Black dress, House of Fraser, past season
*Black butterflies tattoo tights, Stop & Stare, £14.98
Freshwater pearl and brass/gold heart bracelet (also available with silver heart) £49 by Danon at Lizzy O (sign up to my monthly newsletter in the right hand sidebar of my blog for exclusive subscriber discounts for Lizzy O).
Black glitter court shoes, Next, past season.

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Disclosure: My tights were a gift from Stop and Stare. All opinions are 100% honest and all content is my own. I was not obliged to blog about these items nor did I receive any payment for writing this post. Thank you for supporting the brands that support What Lizzy Loves. 
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19 comments

  1. Those butterfly tights are just marvelous - they really add personality to your simple chic dress. Thanks for linking up! xo

    -Patti
    http://notdeadyetstyle.com

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    1. Thank you Patti. Yes, they really do add so much don't they. So well made too. Thank you for hosting the link--up xxxxxxxx

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  2. These tights are fabulous - you look beautiful in this outfit.

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    1. They really are yes. Very well made too. Thank you xxxxxxxxxxxx

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  3. They are fabulous yes! Thank you so much xxxxx

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  4. Super cute look, and I love your butterfly tights. Will definitely get them! Haha, I've been there, in the back of the car, changing for a photoshoot hehe, part of the job description! And so sad about your grandma, but you are right, concentrate on positives of her live and celebrate her. With lots of love, Zuma.
    www.splashofteal.com

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    1. Thank you Zuma. Yes, my grandmother had a wonderful 88 years so I will remember that always.

      Haha! Changing in the back of the car is indeed part of the job!!! It's amazing how easy it becomes isn't it! xxxx

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  5. Those tights are beautiful - and you're right, they only need a simple LBD to show them off. Fabulous! Karen

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    1. Thank you Karen. Yes, they speak for themselves don't they xxxxx

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    1. They're really cool and beautifully made! Thank you xxxx

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  7. I love these tights, they're so pretty! And they're perfect with your gorgeous little black dress.
    So sorry to hear of your grandmother's passing - but at least she had a wonderful life.
    Hope you've had fun at the blogger meet. I so wished I could have gone!
    Suzy xx
    www.suzyturner.com

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    1. Thank you Suzy. They are so pretty yes. I love them and they do make people stop and stare!
      Yes, my grandma had a happy life and I'm lucky to have had her in mine for so long. The blogger meet was brilliant. It'd be lovely to meet you at the next one xxxxx

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  8. A week full of emotions ... So sorry for your grand ma.
    Tights are perfect to change a whole outfit for cheaper (even if they could be expensive but you know what I mean !)

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    1. Thank you. Yes, lots of emotions but happy that it was a peaceful end to a happy life.

      I know exactly what you mean and agree completely! xxx

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  9. I saw these gorgeous tights on your Instagram and am very tempted by them! Thoughts to you and your family at a sad time. Xx #brillblogpost

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    1. They're lovely and there are so many pretty designs.
      Thank yo fir your kind words xxxxxxxxx

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  10. I love your LBD! The cut, the style... so perfect!

    Abby | Life in the Fash Lane

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