Monday, September 15, 2014

When Black is Best

In these busy, dance filled days there are only a few occasions that can get me to wear something outside of total comfort clothing and Chuck Taylors. But in moments when I feel like utilizing more than the non casual side of my closet, a dress will sometimes make an appearance.This knee grazing, Breakfast at Tiffany's reminiscent dress from Zara was worn to a summer wedding. It is naturally a bit formal for my personal style, but its front pockets eased my casualness craving mind. 

Would it be shameful if I admitted getting these gloves at a Japanese dollar store? I was so excited to discover them there that I bought two pairs just to be sure I wasn't dreaming. 

This blush colored vest has been a favorite for a while; it's always great when a rather eccentric item turns out to be timeless. All that is missing is a succulent glass of wine, preferably from jjbuckley.com


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I wore this dress on one of those nights where we had so much fun we, gasp, forgot to take photos. But I didn't want to just not capture the dress so it ended up happening much later, post late night festivities. 


I hope you can still grasp the idea of how simplistically beautiful this piece is. The sheer midriff panel and the netted floral detailing toward the hem make it absolutely intriguing.

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2 comments:

Jeni Fisher said...

I used to read your blogs years ago thanks to Bloglovin, and have just discovered it again :) I particularly love the third photo,where the sun is catching your necklace!

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Dawn Nix said...

That's a modern-day Audrey Hepburn extravaganza!!!