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OOTD: Going For Gold

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It has been a very indulging weekend for me. All I’ve done is sit back and relax and indulge in a good whole day of watching the good old Olympics. I mean I love sports…on TV. I DO love exercising. I don’t mind doing sit ups, squats or dancing. Even though push ups freak me out. Not because I can’t do them, but because I can’t help thinking that if I try to, my hands will come loose at the shoulder sockets. Not a happy thought. Nevertheless yes, I love exercising. But put me in a real sporting activity and you will know the answer to the greatest question that has puzzled men for decades now…why does Victoria Beckham never smile?
Just saying I’m as puzzled as to why I cannot do a slam dunk. Or synchronized swimming. I blame my legs personally. These same legs that failed me when I mustered up all my strength and  kicked a penalty and the ball simply rolled a few feet away while the undaunted goalie just stood and watched the ball roll to a sorry stop during my school interhouse games.
Whate’er, whate’er…I also indulged in two tubs of ice cream (may they never come back to haunt me in the form of calories) and a very interesting programme about the history of the colour gold. Which was a not a message at all to all the athletes currently participating at the Olympics. No pressure at all. We do not care about gold or any medals. Just have fun and frolic about and come back empty-handed.
Well, there has been a lot of talk about gold on TV and all social media sites lately. Like I said, no pressure. It is very normal for journalists and media people to be obsessed with gold towards the end of July and early August.
Hence my gold-inspired outfit of the day.
*Outfit: Top-vintage, Skirt-Topshop, Shoes-Dune, Bag – Autograph (at M&S).



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  • sushi
    July 31, 2012

    Love, love, love!!

  • nowmode
    July 31, 2012

    You have a killer body and amazing legs. Lucky it’s natural… You look like you could be in the olympics. No joke.

  • kelly stephenson
    July 31, 2012

    Love your blog!!!!!!! But can you give us ladies a little bit more infomation about your items 🙂 like where did u get the cool bag from and what was the idea behind the creation? keep up the good work

    • MsAidyl
      July 31, 2012

      thanks for pointer! i get carried away sometimes and forget to mention where the outfit is from. My bag is made by Autograph at Marks and Spencer. thanks for stopping:) x

      • kelly stephenson
        July 31, 2012

        Thanks Miss 🙂 we dont have Mark and Spencer here in Australia , il have to check them out online , are they american? x

      • MsAidyl
        July 31, 2012

        They’re English. check online. they may be shipping to Australia. The bag cost £99. Last time I checked they were sold out online. I’ll find a similar bag and link you:))

  • kelly stephenson
    August 1, 2012

    oh wow thankyou xxx , England always have the best shops , fashion and music , they always seem to be one step ahead and are sooooo damn cool 🙂 I hope to study there next year so i’ll check Marks and Spencer out

  • kiara
    August 1, 2012

    this is my new fave colour (the shirt )
    that bag is so french, i love it
    your legs ,your legs are hot hot hot

  • Tika Lee
    August 1, 2012

    Love your hair , outfit . legs and poses!!!!!!!! HOT STUFF!! your a beautiful stylish young lady xxx

  • zindyme2
    August 2, 2012

    this is waooo darling…. i love it.classy

  • Manyi
    August 9, 2012

    U’re just too stylish Lydie ….i love evrything abt u.

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