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Dressing for formal occassions/ Odijevanje za svečane prilike

Hi, how have you been? I need a little help. This Thursday I have my graduation ceremony (master degree) and I haven't yet decided what to wear. The photographs I'm sharing are from my b.a degree graduation ceremony that was two years ago. My outfit for that day was a no brainer, as I already knew that I would continue my studies so I didn't feel it was a big deal. I went for all black and my main preocupation was being warm as it was winter. I went for a silk shirt and a black pencil skirt. As simple as it gets. However, this time I would like to wear something a bit more interesting and at the same time I don't want to be over the top as it is not my private celebration. Any suggestions, my friends?


  1. you look great


  2. wow, congratulations!! :) maybe you should wear a dress? :)

  3. Congratulations! I love the top you wore previously, for this ceremony I don't know??? Maybe a more bright outfit, that could look formal as well?? xoxo.

    1. I agree, I do plan to have some colour in my outfit.

  4. Lovely!!! very elegant, Ivana!!!
    Have a good week, dear! and my g+ and like in bloglovin for you!!!:)))

    Besos, desde España, Marcela♥

  5. OOo, congrats.. That is great and you should to wear elegnat dress. xa.

  6. Pa cestitam ti srce moje!
    Sve najbolje ti zelim!
    Sta god obukla blistati ces taj dan!!

  7. oh but how beautiful you looked here!!! i adore that black coat and your hair here! pretty lady!
    me too i also think about marilyn first when i´m thinking of gloves in vintage style;)
    lots of love and kiss,mary

  8. Ciao Ivana, congratulazioni! Io indosserei qualcosa di colorato visto il periodo che può essere anche solo un accessorio se devi essere molto formale. Hai pensato ad un abitino? magari un tubino semplice con sopra una giacca corta con qualche ricamo o perlina oppure un cardigan nei colori pastello che vanno adesso tipo il rosa cipria o il giallo chiaro? Se preferisci i pantaloni puoi sempre utilizzare un completo ma sotto mettere una maglia particolare: colori, fiori, pizzo (magari non tutti insieme ;-)). E come capo spalla un trench o un cappottino in base alla temperatura. Poi punta sulle scarpe. Sono sicura sarai bellissima! Caterina

  9. Io metterei un abito+blazer oppure un tailleur colorato! bacioni e complimenti in anticipo!

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  10. Cestitke draga :-) S obzirom da je crno -bijelo veliki hit ove godine a ujedno i nesto sto svi imamo u ormaru, ja bih se odlucila za tu kombinaciju. Naravno, neki efektniji nakit da razbije monotoniju ili cak neki detalj u nekoj drugoj boji (crvena, denver plava i sl.) :-) Kako god, zasigurno ces zablistati :-) pusa

    1. hvala:) crno bijela kombinacija uvijek prolazi.

  11. A super cute ladylike dress from Dorothy Perkins could be a nice option...!! ;-)

  12. Congratulations doll, that is wonderful!! Maybe something in colour would be lovely...enjoy yourself and have fun xox

  13. La camicia era molto interessante! Potresti mettere una gonna lunga fino al ginocchio, magari in blu con una camicia sempre in seta, bianca o proprio quella che indossi in queste foto e da sopra un cardigan in un colore pastello. Oppure un abitino con giacca sopra! Congratulazioni!

  14. Čestitam na završenom studiju! :o) Budući da sam i sama nedavno imala promociju, odjenula sam svoju najdražu košulju (električno plave boje - zaviri u moj blog pa se prisjeti ;), tamnoplave traperice i najobičnije salonke. Primjetila sam da su ostale djevojke imale neukusne kombinacije - premale suknjice, minice, haljinice koje su više za izlazak. Odjeni se u skladu s prilikom - svečano, nabaci omiljeni komad nakita i osmijeh na lice :)

    1. da, upravo bih htjela izbjeći te nekakve prekratke kombinacije, pa čak mislim obući hlače i ja.

  15. What a fabulous style Ivana! You look absolutely gorgeous! I love your make up.
    Best Regards
    Miss Margaret Cruzemark

  16. Congratulazioni cara! Per quanto riguarda l'outfit potresti optare per un abitino nero con un blazer colorato o anche floreale.


  17. Cestitam!
    Ja sam skoro diplomirala, i nosila sam obicne hlace i crno bela kosulja..
    Nije bitno draga, samo uzivaj, to je tvoj dan ;)

  18. Very pretty, love your makeup :)

  19. You know what is the most elegant!!
    Have a great time:)

  20. What do you think about to wear a pencil skirt with high heels and a blouse? I think this is really elegant and I´m not sure if this is usual to wear at celebrations in your region.

    Or what do you think about a traditional dress?

    xx Rena


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