Thursday, May 24, 2012

Bold Blue

In this outfit:
Dress c/o Lulu's @ TXSC
Belt: J.Crew (sale)
Shoes: Jeffrey Campbell (2011)
Necklace: Brimfield Flea ($1)
Gold cuff: Thrifted ($2)
Beaded bracelets: gift from Punky

Thank god it's Thursday. I am so ready for this week to be over. I'm not gonna lie, it hasn't been a good one. I've been simplifying things as much as possible lately, I cleaned out my closet, cleaned out our office, and have been making a conscious effort each morning to get up early, slow down, and choose my outfit for the day with purpose (i.e. not just throw a bunch of stuff together). I've had this blue dress in my closet from the Texas Style Counsel Conference back in March, and I'm so happy the weather has been warm enough to wear it. I don't own any other items in this bold blue hue, and it was definitely a step beyond my comfort zone, color-wise. I've been trying to add bolder pieces to my wardrobe lately, and this dress was a good start.

Have a lovely Thursday!

30 comments:

wildchild said...

this dress is such a pretty color! and i love that you've been more deliberate with your outfits. it shows :)

you're so close to being done with the week! have a good last 2 days and then enjoy your long weekend :)

Monse Fuentes said...

beautiful dress and shoes!



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Natasha Fatah said...

That's a beautiful colour on you!!

xoxo
~Natasha Fatah~
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Elaine said...

Beautiful!! That dress fits you so perfectly and shows off that gorgeous figure you have.

hellolyndsey said...

oh my goodness! that dress color is so gorgeous on you - I've been dreaming of a cobalt blue dress to wear in the summer! I'm really sorry to hear that your week wasn't a good one. I've been needing to clean out my closet for a while now so that sounds like a really great way to spend the rest of my Thursday :)
xoxo!
lyndsey of hellolyndsey

CP and KW said...

Cobalt blue is such an amazing shade. You look stunning in it! And your shoes are adorable!

~CP, ladiesinnavy

Wanderlust And Such said...

Love love love the simple dress with the flats. So simple and adorable.

Olivia

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kimberrleigh said...

I love bold blues! I have a skirt in this color with a black elastic thick band, which makes it kind of fall/winter-ish. I'm trying to think of ways to make it more springy!

<3
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HoodooVoodoo said...

That dress and that belt!!! Loving it.

Marlena said...

before i was allll about the bold hues, but i feel like these past two years i got turned off by them too. it's really pretty on you though, and it looks like you're sticking to the whole "simplifying" thing pretty well!

sweet harvest moon said...

Pretty! This color looks great on you!

Kaity said...

I love that blue! I've been a bit obsessed with it lately. x

two birds said...

what a beautiful color and a beautiful dress. i love the minimalist necklace, as well.

Looks and Books said...

What a pretty dress! A really great cut as well. I like the dainty pink shoes with it as well.

Carla said...

your style is getting better and better :) and that dress looks great... love the necklace...
kiss from Portugal

Jessica Broyles said...

Absolutely love this dress on you!!

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Jennifer said...

That dress looks great on you!

xo Jennifer

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Caitie Schlisserman said...

this is the perfect summer dress - especially with those shoes!

xxx
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Chaucee said...

I love this shade of blue! It's a stunning color. Only one more day until the weekend!!

jess said...

love the dress/belt combo - so fresh and bright for summer

Kaitlin said...

okay, it's safe to say. i want to be you, have your hair and live in your closet.
you are the darlingest thing in the world

xo kaitlin
kaitgirl

The Littlest Smitten said...

This blue is so pretty on you and I love, love, love the shoes!

Jessy Calle said...

These shoes are amazing. You look lovely.

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Kaili Clark said...

This is a gorgeous dress and such a beautiful color on you! :)

Irusja said...

I looove the outfit!

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Of the comely said...

That is such a pretty dress. I love the shoes you chose to wear with it.

Laura said...

That shade of blue is stunning on you. You should wear it more often! I'm glad to hear you've been trying to simplify; I've been trying to do the same myself. Good luck to you :)

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kelly ann said...

you are so, so pretty! that blue is incredible.

Jamie Rose said...

This color is beautiful on you! Such a pretty little dress. It really looks awesome on you. I'm loving those adorable shoes too.

Adventures in Dressmaking said...

So cute, that bright blue looks great on you! Love the bustier style, too. I've made a few like that and think I've finally found the perfect pattern.

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