WHAT I WORE – THE WITCHING HOUR

Mondays are not my favourite day, by any stretch of the imagination. In fact, I have 100% fallen out with Monday, and this Monday in particular. Mainly because it was a mixture of leg and abs day at the gym and I’m tired, but perhaps less said on the matter is best.

I love this outfit, I felt so gothic and witch-y that I wish I’d had it in time for Halloween, unfortunately however I only ordered the jumper the week I went to London. I have been thinking of doing the Drop Dead lucky dip for months, and then subsequently forgetting each month when getting paid and spending all my money in Topshop instead, so when I found myself browsing their newest collection at the start of the month I figured I’d be brave and take the plunge. Opting for outerwear as I knew I loved 90% of their jumpers and hoodies, I rather nervously pressed purchase and waited for several days with bated breath before the parcel arrived, and I have to say I was very pleasantly surprised.
The quality of Drop Dead’s items is always absolutely top notch, and this occasion was no different. The jumper is SO soft it’s actually delightful to wear, and although it’s quite thin and therefore not the warmest garment out there, it does look really fab for winter. I should also mention the absolute dream that is Drop Dead’s pipsqueak sizing, making life easier for us tiny people out there. Their pipsqueak sizes are essentially petite sizing, but they give a much clearer indication of fit than regular petite sizing (or so I have found). I am usually a size 4 on the top, so ordering the pipsqueak medium gave me this fabulous loose fit. Teaming it with my favourite River Island bodycon skirt and my new Topshop shoes took it from a really casual knit to something that I could wear out for a meal or drinks in the evening. The addition of the hat was an afterthought on my part but one that I believe has worked well, giving it the slightly gothy vibe that I love.

How would you have styled this jumper?

Lucy-J xo

//Jumper: Drop Dead (similar here) // Skirt: River Island // Shoes: Topshop (similar here) // Hat: Urban Outfitters (similar here) // 

28 Comments

  1. Louise Jennifer
    November 17, 2014 / 9:13 pm

    I really like your jumper! The material looks really nice and I love the looser fit 🙂 I also had no idea that Drop Dead made smaller sizes… it sounds like we we're a similar size so I'm definitely going to have to have a trawl through the website now!Louise / http://www.asseenonlouise.blogspot.co.uk

    • Lucy-J
      November 19, 2014 / 10:07 pm

      Thank you babe! It's such soft material I was really shocked by how lovely it is! I think the smaller sizes are a new thing that they're doing, and they're so good! It's nice to know that the petite sizing is actually really petite rather than the universal 'small' which is so vague! xo

  2. Robyn
    November 17, 2014 / 9:26 pm

    Totally love your oversized hat! I have one similar at home. I find it is a great accenting piece in a fall outfit. http://www.skinnybelle.com/

    • Lucy-J
      November 19, 2014 / 10:08 pm

      Thank you lovely <3

  3. Adeola
    November 17, 2014 / 9:59 pm

    Love the outfit, styled the jumper so well xFashion On My Back // Fashion & Style Blog

    • Lucy-J
      November 19, 2014 / 10:08 pm

      Thank you! xox

  4. Rachel
    November 17, 2014 / 11:30 pm

    fab outfit! love your hat, and i also hate monday ab and legs day at the gym, which i also did today!Rachel // Style Soup

    • Lucy-J
      November 19, 2014 / 10:08 pm

      Thank you babe! <3 Oh god it's horrendous isn't it?! I swear I spent 90% of yesterday aching like anything! xo

  5. Genevieve L
    November 17, 2014 / 11:41 pm

    great outfit, its too bad you missed halloween but i think this works all year around :)Vievelle

    • Lucy-J
      November 19, 2014 / 10:09 pm

      Haha thank you! I'm definitely going to be wearing it all year round regardless! xo

  6. Robbers Corner
    November 18, 2014 / 2:25 am

    Lovely outfit! Love that sweater!xxhttp://robberscorner.blogspot.com.es

    • Lucy-J
      November 19, 2014 / 10:09 pm

      Thank you lovely <3

  7. ThePixieCut
    November 18, 2014 / 3:02 am

    lovely jumper! And you really suit a fedora hat! ^^ thepixiecut.co.uk

    • Lucy-J
      November 19, 2014 / 10:09 pm

      Oh my gosh thank you so much lovely <333

  8. Rin Handika
    November 18, 2014 / 7:19 am

    Wooow what a cool jumper from Dropdead! Love it so much! You looks so awesome!

    • Lucy-J
      November 19, 2014 / 10:09 pm

      Thank you! xo

  9. Gabriella P
    November 18, 2014 / 8:39 am

    Loving this edgy look! Have never heard of dropdead but will have to check out their site :)Gabby xoBlog – What She Buys / Instagram / Twitter

    • Lucy-J
      November 19, 2014 / 10:10 pm

      Aww thank you! It's definitely worth checking them out, their newest collection is fabulous! xo

  10. Shakira Jasmin
    November 18, 2014 / 5:18 pm

    Gorgeous outfit, I think the hat really completes the look!xShakira – shakirajasminx.blogspot.co.uk

    • Lucy-J
      November 19, 2014 / 10:11 pm

      Thank you <33

  11. Becky
    November 18, 2014 / 8:33 pm

    love this outfit – especially the hat! xwhatbeckyloves.com

    • Lucy-J
      November 19, 2014 / 10:11 pm

      Aww thank you lovely xox

  12. Alice Young
    November 19, 2014 / 1:12 am

    Loovveee how witchy this outfit is, your jumper is amazing – I've always wanted to own something from Drop Dead!The Velvet Black // UK Style & Beauty Blog

    • Lucy-J
      November 19, 2014 / 10:13 pm

      Thank you babe! The lucky dip is so affordable, this jumper was only £15 + postage, but they do t-shirts and jackets as well at different prices so it's much more affordable than the regular ranges. And as you never know what you're going to end up with it can literally be something from their current stock or something really rare which is cool 🙂 xo

  13. Angelica P
    November 19, 2014 / 11:53 am

    I think you've styled this perfectly – not too gungey, not too glam. The outfit as a whole looks great xx One Little Vice – UK Beauty Blog

    • Lucy-J
      November 19, 2014 / 10:13 pm

      Thank you babe! xox

  14. Annie Dreyer
    November 19, 2014 / 7:23 pm

    Adore this! Absolutely a perfect black and white look! Would you like to follow each other on GFC?! Let me know and follow me on my blog, I will follow you right back on both GFC and Bloglovin!xxAnniewww.the-lostangeles.blogspot.com

    • Lucy-J
      November 19, 2014 / 10:14 pm

      Aww thank you lovely! I'll definitely check out your blog xox

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