Monday, September 15, 2014

Mustard Yellow & Camouflage

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Hello! Today, I broke out my mustard yellow dress out of my wardrobe. The bold color, waffled texture and fit-and-flare style of the dress draw me back to this dress whenever I'm unsure of what to wear. The fall weather today was ideal for layering so I slipped a camouflage jacket on over top of the dress. I also slipped on a pair of black thigh highs and combat boots. 

I kept my accessories to a minimum by simply styling a classic watch and white sunglasses with the look. Red lipstick completed the look. 

Black thigh highs: Daily Look
Black combat boots: Doc Martens
Mustard dress: Forever 21
Camouflage jacket: Vintage
Classic watch: Breda Watches c/o ShopLately
Red lipstick: Wet 'N Wild
White sunglasses: Buffalo Exchange

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Caged Platform Booties

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Hello! Nothing makes me happier than weather like today's weather. Sunny skies and the crisp fall air tempted me to spend the day outside. Unfortunately, I had a lot of work that I needed to get done today and spent most of my time running errands and doing schoolwork instead of lounging around outside. 

Today, I styled my look around this navy, forest green and black plaid shirt dress. This is my ideal fall dress; the deep colors, classic shape and versatility of the dress have me falling head over heels in love with it. 

Plaid shirtdresses are definitely trending at the moment and if you don't have one yet, I would recommend looking around for and investing in one. Besides being stylish and "in", plaid shirtdresses can be styled numerous different ways. Check out my recent blog post for various different ways to style plaid shirtdresses HERE

To accentuate my waist, I tied a black knit sweater over the dress. I also threw on a pair of black cut-out boots. Recently, I purchased these boots from Daily Look. These are the "Caged Platform Booties" and they retail for $49.99 HERE. I am very pleased with the purchase; they fit true to size and are very good quality. However, they aren't the most comfortable worn without socks so I threw on a pair of gray socks with them today. I look forward to wearing these boots a lot more often this fall. I adore the cut-out style and heel of the boot. 

I layered up on golden accessories with several golden necklaces, rings, a classic watch and a small golden bag. Round sunglasses completed my look. 

Plaid shirt dress: H&M
Black sweater: Thrifted
Gray socks: H&M
Cut-out boots: Daily Look
Golden bag: Urban Outfitters
Classic watch: Breda Watches c/o ShopLately
Golden spiked necklace: Lily Wang c/o ShopLately
Golden statement necklace: Kristin Perry Accessories c/o ShopLately
Round sunglasses: Zoo Shoo c/o ShopLately
Golden rings: Assorted (vintage and etsy) 

Friday, September 12, 2014

Links A La Mode September 11th


Hello! This past week, I was chosen for IFB's Links A La Mode for my "3 Ways to Style A Plaid Shirtdress" post. Many other great posts were selected also so be sure to check them out!

So Many Great Pieces

This week had so many great links, it was super hard to decide which ones to pick. Like a wardrobe filled with amazing clothing, sometimes it's just overwhelming to chose the best among greats. I know, #firstworldproblems. Leave it to us to find a way to complain about being so lucky. This week, it's all about having fun, enjoying life and getting on top of things. You know, striking the perfect balance. Sure, the perfect balance doesn't exist, but it's sure as heck worth trying!

September 11th, 2014

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