Disturbia Pentagram/ Wednesday Addams Dress Review (Depop)

I got a dress using the sales app Depop. It’s a bit like eBay, but much better as you don’t have to scour through all the Chinese sellers. It is especially for people selling their second hand clothes.  I picked this dress up for only £7, the only flaws being that it has crease marks from being on a hanger, which I am sure will come out with a good iron. Apart from that it looks like new. I would definitely would recommend the app for anyone who wants to bag a bargain, and doesn’t mind second hand.

As the dress looked pretty much new I thought I would go ahead and give a review of this Disturbia dress.

Disturbia Pentagram/ Wednesday Addams Dress Review

I got this dress because I love the whole Wednesday Addams look. So when I saw this dress so cheap I jumped at the chance. I wasn’t keen on the pentagram as I try to stay away from any kind of symbolism/religious themes on my clothes, but I thought I am probably going to wear a cardigan with this anyway, so I didn’t mind.

Pros:

  • The collar is lovely, thick and crisp. It falls very nicely and well made.
  • The fabric is stretchy and gives a flattering fit because of this it is true to size.
  • The printed design is thick and doesn’t look like it will crack and crease.

Cons:

  • The original price of this dress.
  • It is very, very short! But I am 5ft 8
  • The zip on the collar is quite bulky. As it pulls up all the way to the neck, it can be a little uncomfortable as you are always aware of it rubbing slightly.

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In conclusion I am very happy with this dress…for the price. I looked up the original price of this dress and it is £40! I really don’t think it is worth that price. For that price I would expect something extra to make this dress worth it. For example: My Banned Apparel Moonlight Silence Keyhole Dress was £30.

 

These dresses are very similar, the fabric and cut is the same, however this was £10 cheaper but I think the added details like the embroidery, unique artwork and the keyhole cut makes the dress more worth the price tag.

All in all though I am very happy. So watch out for a OOTD post using this dress soon!

 

The Mad Magpie x

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Style Me…Steampunk

It is time for the  Thursday’s style me challenge. Where I look at an alternative style and try to recreate it. This week I am looking at the fun fashion that is Steampunk.

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My Jewellery Collection

Today as promised in previous blog posts we shall be looking at my jewellery collection. Some of these pieces are well worn however some of them are over years old and I’ve kept onto them because I have liked them so much.

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My Hair Accessories

Today I had a good re-organise of my jewelry and hair accessories. I thought this would be a perfect opportunity to do a post on all my accessories as promised from day 19 of the  30 days of fashion challenge.

Although, I have a lot of hair pieces I am a bit of a hoarder and these are from many years of being in the alternative fashion scene and having big crazy hair styles. There are also quite a few handmade pieces which will hopefully inspire you to make your own.

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Style Me… Nu-Goth

I have created a challenge for myself to look into, learn and play around with different alternative styles, Style Me Thursdays. Every Thursday I thought it would be fun to look into a different style. I think as well as learning about new fashions I will also be add new things to my own wardrobe. My own style changes a lot I find myself buying things that I like rather than fitting in with a certain aesthetic. I am also going make an item of clothing or accessory that will go with that style.

So today I am going to look into a relatively new fashion style….

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Day 26- A Mismatched Outfit 30 Days Fashion Challenge

Day 26 and it is make a mismatched outfit which I would never wear. I thought I would try and still make it my style with the blouses and jumper and cute necklace, but with clashing and garish colours.

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Day 17- Clothing you have altered 30 Day Fashion Challenge

I am an trying to sew a lot more of my clothes or alter clothing from charity shops, in 2017 I want to try and make more of my own clothing trying more and more complex things. Here is a blouse that I altered from GAP which I found in a charity shop.

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Day 14- Cutest Socks 30 Day fashion challenge

These socks have got to be some of the most cutest socks! Look at these little cats with there brollys! ❤

I can’t actually remember the brand of these I just know I got them at Norwich vegan fayre, they had lots of other cute patterns but the cats won. I just wish they where knee length so you could see the designs better but they are still lovely.

 

Mad Magpie x

5 Cute and Alternative Valentine Outfit Ideas

It’s four days till valentines and I thought it would to share with you some outfit ideas so that you too can dress up and support the spirit of love ❤ aww! I think even if you haven’t got a partner it is great fun to enjoy the day anyway! Everyone should share the love today 🙂

I have 5 Ideas that I have tried to incorporate pink and reds, the colours of love.

  • Pastel theme
  • An Alice in Wonderland theme
  • Victorian Gothic theme
  • Cute theme
  • Colourful theme

So there should be something for everyone to enjoy!

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Day 3 – A Gift 30 Day fashion Challenge

A piece of clothing that was a gift. I have some lovely friends and I love all the gifts I get for my birthday and Christmas. This necklace was from my friends at the bird sanctuary and I love it you have probably seen this in quite a few of my OOTD pictures. You can get similar necklaces on ebay for a cheaper look, however this is lovely size, heavy and extravagant.

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