Tuesday, October 18, 2016

For the last part of our "ten take on Fall" series, I want to talk about two trends in particular that I'm loving. Although I've mentioned several times that I gravitate towards more classic silhouettes, fashion should be fun! And that definitely includes experimenting with what's "in" each season. Just a few pieces and little tweaks can make your wardrobe feel more current, and you don't have to spend a fortune. 

I have this bell sleeved mini dress in two colors, but this one is distinctly Fall due to the beautiful plum shade. I think my mom owned a similar version in the 60's and 70's which cracks me up! The overall shape is a risk because it's well...shapeless. It's not for everyone, and I understand some of you may not like it. A selling point for me is that the sleeves add movement and float around as you walk and talk. I'll say it - they make me feel flirty. I love little dresses and own several, but this trend is unique to my closet and one that doesn't take me out of my comfort zone. 




Wearing //
Stella & Dot cuff, love this one



Another trend I've had on my radar has been in the shoe department. I love flats and pumps, but lace-up shoes combine the best of both worlds - the comfort of a flat, yet the height of a pump. Most of these styles come with a chunky heel, which provides plenty of stability. I'm like a baby giraffe when I walk, so I can appreciate the support. I like to wear mine with dresses for an elongated look, but I've seen ladies pair them with skinny jeans. I'll have to try that next! 





Other trends I'm trying:

1) Chokers - I just placed my samples for Stella & Dot and I included this beauty. I'm a child of the 90's so this is a fun way to pay homage to that period.

2) Off the shoulder - This one is still going strong! I have two off the shoulder tops left over from Summer and I plan on wearing them on warmer Fall days. Love this option!


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9 comments:

  1. This color is perfect on you and so gorgeous for fall!

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  2. That little dress is so cute and this color was made for you. You look extra radiant in it.

    xo
    Pinksole

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  3. That dress is so pretty - the color is my favorite! Love it paired with the nude lace ups. And yes!! You definitely need to try those shoes with your jeans!
    Gina || On the Daily Express

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  4. I adore that dress on you! The color is amazing and I could see why you love the movement so much! Always love your feminine style!!
    Carylee | more pieces of me

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  5. This is your color!! I love the sleeve detail and fit. Lace up shoes are the best! Yours do look like a perfect height.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

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  6. I echo everyone else' comments. That is a gorgeous plum colour on you. You need more of this shade in your life. I barely even notice the shape because the colour is standout.

    I also am loving chokers. I have one from the 90's that I started wearing again lol! Never got into the off the shoulders tops (same issues on me as blazers hehehe). And now it's definitely too cold for that here anyway :)

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  7. HAH! We are basically wear the same thing this week! The color on this is STUNNING SO DON'T ANYONE EVER TELL YOU IT IS NOT! Love it!
    The Adored Life

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  8. That dress is absolutely gorgeous! I am in love with the plum color! And I am loving the lace up shoe trend as well! There are so many great trends this season!

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  9. Thank you ladies! For those in the series, I hope we can do something like this again because I really enjoyed putting these together, as well as reading your answers! And thank regarding the color of the dress. It really is beautiful for this time of year. Anytime actually!

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