This time last year


This time last year I have debuted my lovely Valentino dress here. I remember this day clearly, prancing around in Spring sun. A year later I am still in love with it as much as when I first tried it on. It’s a shame I do not have enough fancy occasions to wear it to!


I have however made the most of these blue sandals from Dune. I saw that they extended Hydro line with iridescent pink and gold versions… Very tempting!




Outfit: Valentino Lace

the_coup_valentino_lace_outfit_look_1Finally, here is the outfit that I have promised to show you last week. I wore this look to my mother’s 60th birthday celebration. It was a very special night, so there was a demand for a very special dress. I chose to wear Valentino ribbed lace skirt dress.


A bit of a risqué choice, you would say – a skirt with no lining, but thank god for cleverly positioned panels!


I love it’s bouncy a-line skirt with scalloped hem. The lace itself is absolutely exquisite! I will definitely be wearing this dress for many years from now.

As I have mentioned dress code for the night was ‘cobalt blue’, so I chose complementing accessories. My lovely blue heels are from Dune. They are so comfy, I danced all night! Skinnydip London clutch surely got a lot of attention from everyone that evening.



Now I need another event I can wear this dress to again! P.S. I can never resist doing signature ‘Coup’ jump :)

Valentino dress via FarfetchDune Hydro heelsSkinnydip London embellished clutch and Swarowski studs.


I heart Studs

For those days you want to add a little edge to your outfit, be it daywear or eveningwear, here is a little stud inspiration.


Above garments, with hyperlinks

  1. Studded Cat’s Eye Sunglasses – £194.75, Valentino
  2. Studded Panel Vest – £25, Warehouse
  3. Cherry Denim Hotpants – £22, Topshop
  4. ‘Elena’ – £110, KG Kurt Geiger 
  5. Stylestalker Rivited Stud & Chiffon Panel Dress – £135, Asos
  6. Stud Heart Box Bag – £35, Topshop