12.12.11

Take 10 | House of Fraser Dress

Psynopsis Pied-a-Terre House of Fraser Wool Dress DIY Cashmere Sweater

Psynopsis Pied-a-Terre House of Fraser Wool Dress Cesare Paciotti Shoes
'twas a bit like a premature Christmas when the parcel arrived, because I love everything about this winter dress: the architectural 60s cut, the pure wool fabric, the oxblood colour, the sweatshirt pockets, the impeccable finish – and that it leaves space for the soon bound-to-bulge-because-of-eating-masses-of-cookies midriff area.

So I've been wearing it a lot already – mostly just with a black turtleneck, opaque tights and the ol' Givenchy boots, but with Christmas around the corner I thought I'd lounge around and merry it up a bit with high heels and satin trousers.

With everyone receiving different dresses the organisation proved quite a challenge – for most of us the dresses worked out fine, but poor Ellie had a real struggle – which she explains on her blog. Also, don't miss to check out how the other Take Tenners Sarah, MJ, Sherin, Vicki, Susie, Paula, Harriet and Jen have decorated their Christmas dresses.

Big Thanks to House of Fraser for sponsoring the challenge.

dress: pied-a-terre, c/o house of fraser, sweater: diy, trousers: costume national, shoes: cesare paciotti

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26 comments:

Dancing Branflake said...

Of all the take tens, you are my favorite (shhh! Don't tell them though!) I always love how you capture the essence of the dress with your surroundings. Raucous applause!

SabinePsynopsis said...

Aaaww, thank you Tiffany. Your secret is totally safe with me!

Pearl Westwood said...

The dress looks great, I like the idea to style it with satin trousers!

Lauren-Ella said...

gorgeous gorgeous dress, shame that style never suits me! :( xxx

E is for Eleanor said...

I love a good old pinafore! It looks so modern on you though, I love it. x

Kavery said...

Your dress looks great on you. I love that you let the shape show despite layering it.

the nyanzi report said...

I concur with dancing branflake.

Tanvi said...

Such a great dress ... but I love the pictures even more!!! You are an artist! :)

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Sherin said...

The dress they picked for you was perfect!! It's a gorgeous dress. And love how you paired it with those amazing heels.

Clara Turbay said...

Love the way this blog looks!

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janettaylor said...

Great! :)

Vix said...

That's a beautiful dress and something I'd totally wear, I love it's 60s vibe & how you've worn it. x

Fashion Tales.... said...

This dress is stunning on you, the cut is beautiful.

drollgirl said...

i LOVE IT! the color, the structure, the styling -- it is fabulous! and perfect for the season and the bone chilling weather so many are facing right now!

p.s. give my love to henry. lol. i am such a dork! but it is so fun to see pics of him getting bigger. and perhaps a bit more lazy if you are lucky. lol

WeShop said...

They chose brilliantly for you - the dress is perfection on you, m'dear. xx
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Mat said...

it's pretty unusual, seems to have a tone of features. my girlfriend is really into dresses with pockets too

Winnie N said...

I'm so impressed by everyone's dress choices. This one suits you to a T!

The Foolish Aesthete said...

Love, love this look on you, and your photographs are beautiful! (We haven't had strong, slanted light like that in days, what with greyness reigning here.) You've got just the right mix of textures and colors here for the holidays. And I'm dying to see those Givenchy boots! xxx

Fashionistable said...

This Challenge is brilliant. It is great to see it going from strength to strength.As always I love your shots as always. The atmosphere the light the grain and you. Beautiful. Xxxx

PinkBow said...

you look amazing sabine, this style suits you so well.

ediot said...

yours is definitely my favorite look,and the photos are really nice, i love that mood you set by your photos. it's almost like being in the moment you took it. i love the third one it is just so beautiful

x

Cecylia said...

wow you DIYed that sweater! Super talented!! Love your photos- they are erriely enchanting and very beautiful!
xx

Angeles Almuna said...

These pictures are magic to me...great light and mix of texture...and of course you look amazing, so artistic and unique!
Kisses

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HauteMessinHollywood said...

That dress was made for you. It looks fabulous and is perfect for the holiday season.

Rosalind said...

Oooh, what a classic cut and shape to that dress: simple, 60s style elegance that you have styled so perfectly.

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