Monday, August 15, 2011

A Dress for All Seasons

08/15/11

I know some people are fans of hot weather, but it's been in the 70's here in Chicago the past couple of days, and I am LOVING it!  Check this out - I'm wearing sleeves!  I'm sure we'll have more of our typical hot and humid weather before summer ends, but I'm enjoying the fall-like weather for now.

08/15/11

I've been trying really hard to avoid excessive and unnecessary shopping, but when I saw this dress at New York & Company the other day, I had to try it on.  And when I saw how it looked, I had to buy it. I like it with sandals now, and I can totally see it with a pair of leggings and flats in the fall, and even with tights and boots in the winter.  So it's all-season, and it was on sale and I had a $20 coupon.  The only thing I had trouble with was the neckline.  It felt kind of odd not having a necklace, but now I'm thinking this would be better styled with some big earrings.  Or, when it cools off, perhaps a bright, bold scarf?

Dress and Necklace: New York & Company
Sandals: Aerosoles

12 comments:

  1. Great dress - it looks awesome on you! And I can really see it being an all season dress. I'd love to see it with a bright scarf and boots in the fall/winter!

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  2. Patti_NotDeadYetStyleAugust 15, 2011 at 9:41 AM

    This is a great multi-season dress, love it! And what a handsome dog, too.  : >

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  3. I can see why that dress was a must buy - the print is lovely, it looks very flattering on you, and you can wear it through fall!  All excellent reasons for a purchase!

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  4. We've had weather in the 70s too, and I like it because then I can go outside without getting too hot.  That dress is cute, and it looks like it will be really versatile.

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  5. I love love LOVE it! You're totally right, it looks like an all-weather dress! The print is gorgeous and I love the simple accessorizing you've done! I am totally happy with the weather right now. This kind of summer I can take!

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  6. That dress is all sorts of beautiful and I can see why you had to snap it up. It looks AMAZING on you and I can't wait to see you style it throughout the cooler weather... 

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  7. Nice dress!

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  8. I like the necklace you're wearing with it. I'm sure big earrings would also look great. A scarf might too, depending on the print.

    While I love the long days and warmth of summer, I prefer fall clothes and things with sleeves.

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  9. I love this dress, and agree it can go all seasons. We're having spectacular weather today, and I'm with you, definately better than that hot hot weather.

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  10. Awesome dress and it's awesome on you.  What about a bright, chunky bracelet/bangle instead of a necklace?  I have a tonne you could borrow ...

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  11. We've been having some cooler weather too--actually kinda weird weather for August.  The dress is a great find.

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  12. That. Dress. Is. Awesome.
    (Now I need to get to NY&Co, I see. LOL!)

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