Birds

Fashion blogger Stephanie of FAIIINT wearing Barneys Originals drape leather jacket, Yumi midnight menagerie bird & floral print dress, Bracher Emden classic tote bag, Skin by Finsk lace up wedges, Catarzi fedora, all black outfit, gothic, street style.Fashion blogger Stephanie of FAIIINT wearing Barneys Originals drape leather jacket, Yumi midnight menagerie bird & floral print dress, Bracher Emden classic tote bag, Skin by Finsk lace up wedges, Catarzi fedora, all black outfit, gothic, street style.Fashion blogger Stephanie of FAIIINT wearing Skin by Finsk black lace up cut out wedge sandalsFashion blogger Stephanie of FAIIINT wearing Yumi midnight menagerie printed dress, black with bright birds, flowers, floral, dark mirror print.

A few weeks ago I was asked by Yumi if I’d like to take part in their blogger style off. I’m never one to turn down a challenge, and so of course I accepted. There was a lovely black anglaise shirt dress that I had my eye on, but in the spirit of it being a challenge, I thought it would be more fun to choose something I wouldn’t usually pick.

I went for this beautiful bird print dress, I’m not usually a fan of colour or prints, as I’m sure you know, but this really stood out to me. I love that despite there being a few bright colours in the print, it still feels quite dark, muted & melancholy, it fits in effortlessly with my style & doesn’t look out of place on me at all, like I feared it might. I think between this & my galaxy print leggings I’m now convinced that the right kind of print can actually be a nice addition to my wardrobe, and something I shouldn’t be so quick to shy away from in the future. I’ve always had a thing for birds anyway, but I think the print on this is just gorgeous with their outstretched wings, hovering above tropical flowers.

If you guys could go over to their Facebook page & give my outfit a like, it would be much appreciated! The girl with the most likes will win & get a voucher for Yumi, which I would like to giveaway to one of you, if I win! So you could choose this dress, or any of their other lovely pieces for yourself.

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25 Comments

  1. Posted 21.10.2013 at 12:38 pm | Permalink

    I adore this outfit. The hat is a particularly nice touch!

    Sarah Betty xx

  2. Posted 21.10.2013 at 3:38 pm | Permalink

    Your dress looks beautiful on Steph, I’m surprised by how muted the colours are when in the outfit as a whole, despite how bright they look up close. It’s really pretty! I love your fedora too, I have been searching shops endlessly for big Winter hats like this but nowhere I’ve been has had anything in but woolly ones, much to my despair! I hope Nico is feeling better now lovely xxx

  3. Posted 21.10.2013 at 5:09 pm | Permalink

    Beautiful…and I agree with you, I think pairing these very selective prints with your signature all black look works fantastically and gives a really sophisticated look. Gorgeous!

  4. Posted 21.10.2013 at 5:35 pm | Permalink

    Just beautiful, I’ve deffo voted for you!
    Absolutely blumming beautiful, can’t believe i’ve only just discovered your blog!

  5. Posted 21.10.2013 at 6:32 pm | Permalink

    Love the hat! What nice dress, sometimes you need a pick me up outfit. I feel this one is one of them. The shoes is so intricate and beautiful. Brave choices of colours and it looks amazing in your pearl skin xx
    M

  6. Posted 21.10.2013 at 6:44 pm | Permalink

    I can’t resist a bird print, I love them! I saw a sneak pick of this on instagram, wondered what it was. It’s gorgeous and looks so lovely on you, I wouldn’t have thought this would be your thaaaang but it it does fit in with your style so well! Good luck, obvs voted for you! xxx

  7. Posted 21.10.2013 at 9:01 pm | Permalink

    Your bag is incredible! It’s definitely rare to see you wearing colours, but this is subtle and totally works!

  8. Posted 21.10.2013 at 9:04 pm | Permalink

    You are incredible. I wouldn’t have picked this dress out previously but it is perfection on you!
    X

  9. Posted 21.10.2013 at 10:06 pm | Permalink

    You look amazing as usual. Love that dress!

  10. Posted 21.10.2013 at 10:21 pm | Permalink

    OOO this dress!!! And the jacket. I love the mirror print of this bird print/floral print dress. It’s exotic and dark. I love that it’s still very much you. Def. liked your picture on their fb page! :)

    <3
    heather
    fashionistanygirl.com

  11. Posted 22.10.2013 at 1:14 am | Permalink

    I like that you took a risk in going for something that isn’t your usual style. You pull it off so well!

  12. Posted 22.10.2013 at 3:56 am | Permalink

    liked! what an interesting print steph. not something i would have picked myself but i like how you’ve styled it, the colours are great with the black, so it’s still quite dark. the shoes are really interesting close up too, did not notice the cut-out near the heels. i love the intricate lacing on those!

  13. Posted 22.10.2013 at 12:49 pm | Permalink

    Gorgeous dress, Steph. Beautiful splash of colour on your usual black, without going too far away from your signature style. Love this.

    Mags xx

    http://www.thesmartgirlsfashionguide.com

  14. Posted 22.10.2013 at 3:45 pm | Permalink

    Your entry is streets ahead of the others, no problem voting for you at all! I always love your dark style though.

  15. Posted 22.10.2013 at 7:57 pm | Permalink

    It’s beautiful!

  16. Posted 22.10.2013 at 9:40 pm | Permalink

    Gorgeous dress, it’s lovely to see little flashes of colour in your wardrobe. Heading over to Facebook to give you a like, good luck

  17. Posted 22.10.2013 at 10:54 pm | Permalink

    Reeeally nice dress indeed!! and yet another colour item into your wardrobe!!

    xXx
    Blog: http://unspeakablethoughtsunspoken.blogspot.com
    Shop: http://unspeakablethoughtsunspoken.tictail.com

  18. Posted 24.10.2013 at 3:00 pm | Permalink

    Ah, you’re right, that dress is somehow you and look so great! I wouldn’t describe it your style but it looks awesome, especially the birds..wow! Voted, hope you win! :)

  19. Posted 24.10.2013 at 4:36 pm | Permalink

    Oh I love the print, the colours suit you! I’ve been a fan of Yumi for a while. Fingers crossed you win :)

  20. Posted 24.10.2013 at 6:34 pm | Permalink

    Such a lovely dress, it looks much more expensive and I love the slightly muted colours. So Autumnal!! <3

  21. Posted 24.10.2013 at 9:58 pm | Permalink

    You look absolutely stunning. The print of the dress looks gorgeous with the dark shades. You look sophisticated and bold and it’s a great look on you. Your hair is really lovely too!

    Sincerely,
    Sabrina

  22. Posted 24.10.2013 at 10:53 pm | Permalink

    You look lovely darling !!

    xx

  23. Posted 24.10.2013 at 10:54 pm | Permalink

    Lovely post darling !!
    XX

  24. Posted 31.10.2013 at 10:07 am | Permalink

    Quite a surprise to see you wearing print! I love that hat too; gives the outfit a bit of 70s rock edge.

  25. Posted 03.11.2013 at 12:41 pm | Permalink

    I love, love, love that hat and purse. Adorable outfit.

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