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30 Apr 2015

Diesel Spring/Summer 2015 picks and hidden gems


Who would have thought this would be Diesel? If you go in store and see the Spring/Summer collection you'll notice a lot of signature Diesel style pieces - denim, leather and studding - but then also total surprises like this…

This Penny dress has ruffles, ribbons and is one-shouldered, a combination of detail that creates the prettiest of lines. I don't know where I have been but I just wouldn't have associated it with the brand.

When I was invited to go in store and pick out some items that took my fancy and this was the first thing that caught my eye. They had merchandised it with a beautiful suede jacket that has plenty of studding detail. I like the concept of mixing a feminine dress with a "tougher" item but in all honesty, I just love this dress by itself and I just can't do cool. I'm like 10 years too late for that.

The other item I selected was also - surprise, surprise - a dress.



This Vette shirt dress style is double layered, incredibly light (to the extent that you feel disconcertingly naked) and again a very feminine shape. This I really like with the Jenna leather jacket in sky blue. The jacket is uber-soft and it doesn't feel like I am trying too hard.

I wasn't able to keep the jacket but I would consider buying it if only because of the quality and also a vision that I have of wearing it with white jeans and a white top. These visions haunt me until a purchase is made so watch this space! :)

When I posted the picture of the white dress on Instagram several comments referred to the fact that stores often surprise us.

We can sometimes find the most amazing pieces in the most unexpected places.

Someone gave an example of a surf brand that delivered a beautiful summer dress. For me it's often somewhere that I under-estimate that pleasantly shocks me or changes my perception of that brand.

With that in mind have any stores recently delivered a hidden gem for you?

28 comments

  1. Lovely dresses. They look so light and airy. Perfect for warmer climes.

    Rachel | www.currentlyrachel.com

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    1. Thanks Rachel! They are perfect summer material :)

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  2. these dresses are great surprises from diesel & i love the ruffles

    -Andréa

    A.Viza Style

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    1. The white dress with that ruffle detail is definitely me fav :) x

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  3. these dresses are great surprises from diesel & i love the ruffles

    -Andréa

    A.Viza Style

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    1. Me too! I love the white dress the most :)

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  4. I'm really astonished that this wonderful dress is from Diesel! It happens to me that I'm surprised by Guess :)
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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    1. Yes! You know i saw a really pretty pair of flats in Guess the other week. I need to give that store a chance!

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  5. love the blue dress :)


    http://loveaffairwithshopping.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. I think I would have to say its my fav. I have a white dress addiction :)

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  7. Definitely not what I would expect from Diesel, but the feminine details are so beautiful!

    She Likes to Shop

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    1. Thanks Laura! I especially love the white dress :)

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  8. Love all the pieces. They look fabulous on you. I would definitely go after the jacket. Such a nice color. These out of ordinary colored pieces also bring out nail polish color.

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  9. Both dresses are beautiful and I love the jacket too. I've always loved a leather or denim jacket with a feminine dress. x

    Kate Louise Blogs

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  10. No hidden gems lately, but I haven't been out shopping a lot, so maybe it is time to change that.

    LindaLibraLoca: Beauty, Baby and Backpacking

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  11. Wow I'm rather surprised by Diesel with this one. Typically, like you, I associate the brand with jeans, studs etc but maybe I should change my beliefs about Diesel. The dresses you've chosen are both incredibly pretty and dare I say, very you!

    Raise The Waves

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  12. Such a surprising style from Diesel but I think its gorgeous! Very pretty and very you!!

    Chloe // Candidly Chloe

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  13. You look amazing lovely! :) the dress is gorgeous!

    Lorna | www.studsanddreams.com xx

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  14. I love the blue dress!! So perfect for summer!!


    http://www.champagne-lifestyle.com/

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  15. I love all these beautiful dresses, especially the second one!
    I always buy my dresses at:
    www.cheappromprom.com

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