Wednesday, December 21, 2011

A Day in the Sun




Dress: ModCloth
Flannel shirt: Thrifted Ralph Lauren
Tights: American Apparel
Shoes: Jeffrey Campbell (2010)
Coat: Thrifted vintage

For those of you who follow my Instagram, I had to push the post with the little kitty ornaments to tomorrow. With the holiday's pretty much here, I feel like I've been running around like a chicken with my head cut off. Anyone else feel that way? Yeah, a little overwhelming.

With that out of the way,
lately I've found my little dress collection lacking in the warmth department so I've been on the hunt for wintery dresses. A wintery dress for me translates to something made of warm material that I can easily transform with layers and/or accessories. This forest green, wool dress fit the bill perfectly. While I love the challenge of making a summery dress work for the cold, I also love the ease of just wearing something made for the specific season.

Expect to see a whole lot of this coat this winter:


33 comments:

Lotte said...

what a wonderful outfit :)
I'm definetly in love with this dress! ♥

Virginie's Cinema said...

Such a lovely and cozy outfit!

I hope you get some down time during the Holiday season!

My warmest wishes to you, Chris and your whole family!

Fashion Flirt said...

Oh, I love the navy plaid, olive dress and navy tights together! Wonderful combination.

Steffys Pros and Cons said...

YES the holidays are so overwhelming!! i adore this festive green dress and the coat is just too cozy!!!

<3 steffy
http://steffysprosandcons.blogspot.com

thedarlingewe said...

I love everything about this outfit! That shirt is so perfect to layer under a dress as the weather cools down!

blue roses said...

christmas is this weekend, and i feel like i am so behind; haven't baked cookies, did limited shopping, and barely got my christmas tree up and decorated.

hopefully, as i leave the office, things will slow down, and i can begin to enjoy my family, friends, and the spirit of the season.

http://dallianceswithsuitsandskirts.blogspot.com/

Samantha Chu Ramage. said...

love the coat and the dress. very winter time appropriate!

xo
sami

Dawn said...

Julie, you look beautiful in the shot with your full length vintage coat. Just wanted you to know that you are one of my most favorite inspirational bloggers and although I may not leave a comment on every post due to time constraints, I rarely ever miss a post. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family. This is your first Christmas as a married couple and that must feel special and exciting. Dawn Suitcase Vignettes xo Relax and enjoy...it goes by so quickly.

wildchild said...

i love the colors of this outfit. you're so pretty in every dang season julie :)

Justalazymorning said...

i love these pics, so cute!!
you're always so beautiful!
xoxo

Superstition Vintage said...

I love everything about this outfit and I will not be putting plaid flannels underneath my dresses, thank you! So cool!

-Leah
Superstition Vintage

steffy said...

I love the idea of the long sleeves under the short sleeved dress. A look I should try more often.

Joy said...

i love everything about this outfit.

Mici Mathonka said...

wow, that dress is just perfect! i have to sew one like this for myself:)

Tori said...

Great dress, I love the ruffles!

www.mythriftychic.com

RuBee said...

That dress is exactly the kind of thing I'm looking for. I love the colour and the fabric looks perfect for the cold weather we are having here. x

Chloe Trayner said...

Great outfit, I love plaid in the winter and the colours are perfect together!

Tonya said...

This is so adorable, I'm absolutely in love with your coat! And i really love the blue tights and brown sandal combo!!

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Elaine said...

Pretty! Love that dress and love the colors.

Sweet Harvest Moon said...

Beautiful winter outfit! I love forest green

Jo said...

Wow wow wow lady! Your hair is looking seriously amazing (I love the slightly lighter shade!) The green dress looks incredible, and I truly adore your layering skills! Gorgeous!

x
Lost in the Haze: Fashion Blog

Less-Than Gyllenhaal said...

Loving the green, navy and brown. layering is the only reason I like winter.

monstarrlove.com said...

That coat - AMAZING! <3

Dana said...

I love the color combination in this outfit!
-Dana
dailydoseofdana.tumblr.com

Kultur und Stil said...

great dress and outfit!
xxx anita

Santina said...

Love your layers! And that coat is fantastic! I've yet to break out my favorite coat as it's not quite cold enough here in SF, but I'm definitely looking forward to doing so. Wait, does that mean I'm looking forward to cold weather? I take that back...all of it...except the bit about loving your layers and coat. :)

Santina

elanor, said...

that's a truly stunning coat... :)
happy hump day!
xx

Irene Wibowo said...

pretty shoes.. :)irene wibowo

Lucia said...

great outfit! I love the dress, it looks perfect with that shirt and tights.

hellolucie.blogspot.com

Hannah said...

That's an amazing dress, and I love the shirt with it. :)
Hannah
A Little Burd Told Me..

granny chic said...

I heart everything about this outfit--especially the green dress and the coat!

http://notyourgrandfathersbeautypageant.blogspot.com

young dumb love said...

this is definitely one of my most favorite winter looks. very cool dress and love that flananel. bravo!
-london camille

Madeleinelaine said...

Amazing-JUST thrifted the same flannel! Love your blog!!

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