Monday, May 23, 2011

May 23, 2011: Grey, Creme, Gold

Trench: Forever 21 ($20)
Dress: J.Crew
Belt: Thrifted ($1 old)
Necklace: Madewell ($15 sale)
I have to admit, I'm not in the best mood today. Monday is rearing it's ugly head, so I'm holding off until tomorrow to post about our trip to Portland, ME last week (and until I feel less pessimistic). I got called into work this afternoon, and sometimes I just have a really hard time adjusting when the direction of my day suddenly changes. Does that ever happen to you?

Anyway, how was your weekend? Mine was extremely productive. This is the outfit I wore on Friday, on the first sunny day we've had in about two weeks. I admit that it was a little cool to not be wearing anything covering my legs, but I was at work for most of the morning, so I was plenty warm. When this dress came in the store last week, I immediately scooped it up. Good thing too, because it sold out in a day, it's that cute. I added a belt to dress it up a little, and a gold necklace to tie in the gold belt. I know I've said it before, but the Casita sandals are the best shoes. They're perfect for work because they're dressed up but I can stand in them comfortably for hours.
Hope your monday is better than mine! Blargh.

36 comments:

the sparkling dust said...

I love your dress ;)
I hope the rest of your monday will be good though.

the girl never gets older said...

oh my, you look so so remarkable! chin up pretty lady! ♥

Amelia said...

love to you on a yuck monday! this wall, i really want it. ever time you post in front of it. and you look great with your hair piled up like that, really easy but super chic :) you look gorgeous, hopefully that makes today a bit better.

Sweet Harvest Moon said...

Love the trench!

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nicole said...

I love this look.

p.s. I'm with you on Mondays. Ugh. At least we have a holiday weekend to look forward to! xoxo.

cb said...

wow lady wow!! i am just so in love with this outfit! everything works so well together! you look brilliant! i need to copy this outfit!!!

xo,
cb

Hope said...

Mondays are so gross. I hope you have a better day!!

What Would a Nerd Wear said...

i love this dress--in fact, i just saw it yesterday and added it to my cart but somehow it seems excessive to have three striped dresses...still, it looks so incredible on you, i may have to cave anyway!
i know how you feel about mondays...blergh indeed

Juliet87 said...

How does the dress look so nice on you and so extremely boring on the j crew website? They should hire you as their model, look at the difference:

http://www.jcrew.com/womens_category/dresses/day/PRDOVR~42449/42449.jsp

briannelee said...

Pretty necklace!!!!

Wild Good Chase said...

I love your style, and your hair! I could never pull off a fringe :( you look lovely!

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Nicole LeLacheur said...

I would wear that dress in a heartbeat, even if it has been a little cool lately. Actually, the weather has been AWFUL lately. Good for you for taking advantage of a warm day! Can't wait to hear about your trip to Portland, I love it there!

Lauren said...

Well I hope your Monday gets better! They're never fun. I do love your striped dress though. Very cute :)

herecomesthesun said...

Hope the rest of your week is much better! Love your hair up in that bun by the way :)

Just a lazy morning said...

always so great, love the necklace!!
xoxo

Emily, Ruby Slipper Journeys said...

I love how you have stripey light to go with your stripey dress and shoes!

Michal said...

Ugh that dress is ridiculously cute. I love it! That necklace looks perfect with it too.

Sorry you had such a tough Monday. ): I definitely know what you mean about schedule changes.. I'm a planner (for the most part) and I hate when I have to shift around my day!

{molly beth} said...

you are so ridiculously adorable. i love that dress.

i'm having a 30 for 30 challenge on my blog starting this saturday... i would LOVE for you to join in on the fun, just link up on my blog this saturday.

your lovely and you rock.

xoxo,
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Stacey said...

In your 4th picture I definitely thought you were WEARING peacock earrings for a sec. :P Hope your week gets better!!

Kellie W. said...

Sorry your Monday is sucking so much. Hopefully it'll get better! :)
I love the trench coat and dress! They're both perfect for spring!

Chloe said...

That trench is so so lovely.

C x

http://memiorsofalittlethingcalledlife.blogspot.com/

Caitlin said...

such a cute dress! I didn't wear tights today and was freezing all day :(

Kinsey Michaels said...

I LOVE your hair in these pictures! Super cute dress too, I'm not surprised at all that it sold out - good thing you scooped it up in time.
Ugh I hear you about our weather, it's horrendous! I'm ready for the sun to come out.

Sarah said...

Love this outfit! Def wanna re-create this after winter xx



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Steffys Pros and Cons said...

haha i totally hate when the direction of my day changes too. love the simple striped dress!

<3 steffy
Steffys Pros and Cons

VerryVerro said...

Ugh!! I just tried to leave you a comment and Blogger swallowed it. Twice. Today sucks.

Anyway, that was the gist of my comment: solidarity, sister. And courage!

P.S. thank you for always being real, that quality is why I faithfully read your blog. I wish us both a better tomorrow.

veronica

Shanti Pranadi said...

Monday is not my favorite day..

Anyway, I love your dress..

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Gayle said...

Mondays are almost never fun...Anyway, I think this is a lovely outfit you have on. I love how your trench looks with the striped dress. :)

-Gayle (Pemberley Rose)
http://pemberleyrose.blogspot.com/

Brittany Videll said...

That's what I call the perfect dress! It can be styled in so many ways, any season! I will have to keep an eye out for it on the website!

Alyssa Rose. said...

SO chic - I love the trench with the stripes :)

Nikki said...

oh, that dress you are wearing is beautiful! and I love that necklace ^^ x

Tamia said...

The dress is perfect. Stripes are my favorite!

~Tamia
TheStyleSample

Stella said...

loving your striped dress!! everything is paired together perfectly!! it's wonderful!

stella
stellasfashionfountain.blogspot.com

vickichristine said...

i completely agree that a change is plans can shake one up. i also fully support your hair in this post - fab.u.lous.

Bostonista said...

Love this outfit and all of the light in the pictures!
Isn't it great to FINALLY have sunshine?
xo

Mallory | The Storm in a Teacup said...

I LOVE this dress! I want it. And it looks fabulous with that coat. :)

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