OOTD: H&M Autumn Collection 2013 - Embellished Nude Drop Hem Dress

     Hello m'dears!  Well, I think it's safe to say that Summer has well and truly ended. Whilst I'm gutted that we'...

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Hello m'dears! 

Well, I think it's safe to say that Summer has well and truly ended. Whilst I'm gutted that we'll only be receiving rare sprinklings of sunlight and warmth for the next 6 months, I am looking forward to Autumn/Winter fashion. The glamour of A/W fashion really does compensate for the dark mornings, the dull days, the gloomy afternoons, the bitter cold air and various types of precipitation.

So whilst I'm mourning the death of the warmth, now is the perfect excuse for some winter wardrobe retail therapy. I have to say that H&M have really surprised me so far, I was blown away by their new Autumn Collection. I spotted Velvet Capes, Cut Out Fit & Flare skirts and Luxurious Faux Fur coats but this was the highlight for me. Yes, it's none other than this delicate, embellished chiffon drop hem dress.

Go on, admit it. You love it already, right? It's remarkably similar to the Dip Hem or Hi Lo cut that I've been loving all summer, but the added embellishment makes it perfect for winter. The embellishment is very light, yet gives the piece that air of elegance we so desire and the neckline is very different to anything else I own. It sits along the neck and has a tie-up at the back that feels pretty comfortable, not like you're being strangled!

I'm always a little skeptical when buying long dresses, fearful that they'll be too long for my petite frame however I was pleasantly surprised with this. The backdrop just about touches my ankles, whilst the higher hem hits around mid-thigh. The fabric is completely sheer so I wore a bodycon underneath, and I can assure you this is as close as I'll ever get to sporting the 'underwear as outerwear' look.

Naturally then, as soon as I discovered this in H&M with its subtle, stylish embellishments, the flowy, ultra-feminine chiffon fabric and the ever-flattering nude colour I just knew it had to be mine.

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Nude Chiffon Drop Hem Embellished Dress - H & M Autumn Collection 

Gold Cap Toe Dusky Pink Shoes - Primark

How stunning is this, really? 

Best part? It's just £49.99!

I really am in love with this dress, so much so, I even bought the same one in red! Am I obsessed? Well... err... Yes!

If you're in as much awe of this dress as I am, you can get it on the website!

What do you think of the new Autumn Collection for H&M?

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22 comments

  1. I love the colour and the rhinestone details! :) So vintage-y! :D

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  2. Oh I loveee this! This dress is beautiful and really a classic piece to have. I bet the red one
    looks amazing!
    Hareen x

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  3. You're right, I do love it! It looks awesome against your hair. <3

    Tara xo

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  4. Retail therapy - what a fantastic way to celebrate the end of summer. You look beautifully embellished.
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  5. OH WOW! That dress was MADE for you! love how you've styled it, going for a bra instead of a slip, It's not too seethrough so you could even wear it during the day. love HM! :) x
    Alice Barton ♥ TheMowWay

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  6. Oh my gosh - so dramatic, and glamorous! And edgy, too - you've turned it into a real icon! Love it!

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  7. this is so different to dresses ive seen before! looks lovely on you!

    lovely post:-)
    zofia xo
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  8. oh my gosh your hair is perfectttt! And yes H&M never dissapoints!!

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  9. Wow your hair is amazing!

    if you ever have time id love it if you'd be able to check out my blog, im quite new to blogging so any comments/feedback would really help :) thankyou x
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  10. Lovely dress!!! It looks great on you! Happy Halloween ;)

    xx
    Laura
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  11. Amazing outfit!


    xx


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  12. Wow I love this! This 'fit is so unique, I have a feeling uniqueness is your thing given your hair color and whatnot. This is the first time I've ever read your blog, but I will definitely come back for more looks. That hair is just bomb!

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  13. Your hair really is so cool, it suits you perfectly!
    -Magenta

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  14. I love your outfit this dress is pretty!

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  15. This is such a stunning and pretty dress. The detailing is beautiful. I bet this looks gorgeous in red.

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  16. Beautiful dress, it looks really good on you!

    xoxo

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  17. I loved the first photo! The dress is so stunning and I love your eye make up

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  18. You should be obsessed, it look gorgeous on you! I can see why you bought the second colour :)

    Hmm maybe...

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  19. Sieht unglaublich schön aus :-)

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  20. This looks SO lovely on you Halima! I defo think it's an investment piece as it looks like it could be worn dressed up or down for different occasions. I've kind of gone off H&M a bit lately but I'll make sure to check their new collection next time I'm in town!
    Saadiya xx

    www.thatgirlsaadiya.blogspot.com

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  21. It looks great on you! I brought this dress too and was unsure on what to wear underneath but you've inspired me.

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