Monday, 17 December 2012


Or as I shall now call it, the day I froze my ass off and subsequently got very ill. Last week Wednesday, I graduated from my Masters in International Politics in -4 degree weather. For some reason be known to me, the University of Manchester choose to have graduation ceremonies in December. The last time I graduated, the weather was beautiful and sunny. Apart from freezing due to my outfit choice, It was a very lovely day with family and friends, plus I am very happy to have completed this stage of my life. It was quite a gruelling year but I learnt alot more in this one year than I did in my undergrad about myself, my strengths and the way I like to work. I will now be starting law school in January merging the political and legal for my career.

Now on to the dress. My aunty and I share a love of rooting around in charity shops. Whenever she goes shopping around her town, she always looks out for anything that I might love and vice versa. On one of her trips, she found this and after trying to squeeze into it, she gave it to me. Wish I was able to take more pictures of the dress but it was just too cold and the lighting inside the university was horrible.

Dress/Thrifted; Heels/5 inch and up for Nelly



  1. Congratulations! That dress fits you like a dream and I love those shoes. Manchester and its lousy weather, eh :(

  2. Congrats!!! You look lovely! Best of luck in Law school :)

  3. Congrats Lola! You look beautiful, the dress looks amazing on you and love the choice of shoes! Best of luck with Law school!


  4. Congratulations! Best of luck with law school...I love the dress btw!

  5. Aww..big congrats hun ..wish you all the very best ahead x

  6. massive congratulations and those shoes <3

  7. congratulation on your achievement girl! and you rocked that black little dress :)

  8. Congratulations on your graduation, Lola. You look beautiful and you're wearing the cap and gown WAY BETTER than I ever did. Have yourselves a wonderful time on holiday, have an awesome Christmas and all the best for the new year. Hope our paths will meet again in 2013! Thanks so much for your lovely comment - I haven't taken anything to heart but they have made me wonder about a few things. The blog community is so supportive. We should be very proud! :-)


Thanks for all your lovely comments! - Fikki and Lola xx

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