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tea & biscuits at quarter after 4

 dress: little white lies, shoes: zara

I would definitely never describe myself as prim & proper. But something about wearing a  knee length dress and ankle strapped heels made me feel... more posh. And apparently British (well, the stereotyped American version.) I've been to afternoon tea a few times at tea rooms, and I gotta say, I prefer the finger sandwiches and scones and any sort of carbs over tea. I've got my sweet tooth to thank for that.





26 comments

  1. Aw man, I like tea (with lots of honey/sugar of course)...but I really want to do afternoon tea at The Plaza for my birthday this year...I've never done anything like that before.
    I really like this look, Mili. Love the lighter colored shoes with the dress -- I think the ankle strap and low block heel really adds to the "prim" feel.

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  2. You look lovely! Love everything about this look :) Hahah and yes, I agree with you..I'd prefer my carbs over tea anytime haha

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  3. That dress looks so cute on you! I love your shoes.
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  4. Those shoes are adorable, and I'm totally with you on the carbs vs tea thing.
    x Justina // www.abentpieceofwire.com

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  5. I've never done afternoon tea, but if I were to ever attend one I'd definitely be the one going back and forth taking finger sandwiches. But that's why they're there for, right?! Besides that, I like this LBD on you. It's absolutely perfect for afternoon tea.

    -Alicia
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  6. I'm kind of freaking out over how gorgeous that dress is. You look lovely!!

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  7. You look lovely, such a gorgeous dress.
    xoxo
    Christy

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  8. so much love for your shoes!
    and I can't believe how gorgeous you are in a dress
    it's a nice change :)

    <3
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  9. Wow that dress looks totally marvelous and beautiful on you!! I would love to have it. Haven't heard of the brand before. Need to check it out. Tea room sounds posh. Never been there but I guess I prefer the scones too and some coffee with it :D

    xx Mira

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  10. such a nice look dear!!!
    kisses
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  11. I LOVE this dress on so- so dramatic and super chic. The hair is rockin' too, babe!

    -Ashley
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  12. What a cool, dramatic dress! I like the mix of horizontal and vertical stripes!!
    ~Sara
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  13. I love the dress and the shoes. But, honey, the average British girl dresses craaayzee....as in short tight mini dress, vertiginous heels etc....
    I'm not one of those though. :D

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    1. Whoops, I meant to say that I felt like I fit into the American stereotype of the "prim & proper" Brit. As you pointed out, that's not a very accurate stereotype lol

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  14. Haha, oh yes, you are looking quite posh indeed! Love this pretty dress <3
    And yessss, carbs in general are just lovely ;)
    Sweet tooths unite!

    The Dragonfruit Diaries

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  15. that sure is an elegant look. the most elegant I've seen in awhile! the dress is beautiful, so are the shoes, sunnies and your hair. fabulous!

    Maiken,
    Maikeni blogi - part of me

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  16. I want those shoes!!! You do look different. Very nice. Love your hair. Khub bhalo lagche..

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  17. Mili love your dress and your heels too! Very different and I love the recipe post in the previous post!
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  18. That dress is beautiful on you! I'm not into tea either and I'd definitely prefer the scones :)

    -Sharon
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  19. wow wow wow what a spectacular dress! you look absolutely stunning!

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  20. Aw wow, you look stunning Mili, the dress is modern and ladylike in the most elegant way, love it!! Have a great start to the weekend hun!

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  21. What a stunning dress! This dress looks a little bit mysterious! But in a very good way :)

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  22. As usual, you look very stunning! Have a great day. :)


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  23. it's nice to dress up a bit every now and again :) you look really good in black, i think your hair has a lot to do with it. would love to have a head of hair like yours!

    steph / absolutely-fuzzy.com

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