Thursday, May 12, 2016

Vintage-Inspired Maxi Dress + Coffee

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It's been a while since I've worn anything other than jeans and a tee shirt or gym clothes. These days, my schedule often dictates my wardrobe, and when my schedule is as crazy as it's been lately, my outfits are far from it. I'm often running between the office, the gym, running out for supplies and shooting photos, so dressing up is the last thing on my mind. Not for lack of wanting to though! I miss the days of spending time on my outfit -- and often wonder how I even did it during the work week -- so when the opportunity arises, I take it. Chris and I were invited to a preview event at la Colombe here in Philly this week to try out the new late night menu, so we took the opportunity to make a date out of it and went out for sushi afterwards.

Late spring and summer is maxi dress season for me, when dressing up -- and getting dressed in general -- becomes just a little easier. I love the simplicity of throwing on a dress, adding a few accessories, and going on my way (though I think it's funny that i felt way dressed up in this outfit, one that wouldn't have cause me to blink a few years ago). I picked up this dress and necklace on sale from work a few months ago, and both have quickly become favorites in my wardrobe. I love the vintage feel of this maxi, one part '30s, one part '90s, and it's quite possibly one of the most comfortable things I own right now. The next best thing to jeans and a tee, but much prettier.

Get the look:
Free People dress (similar / similar)
Vintage hat (similar more black brim hats here)
Jeffrey Campbell boots
Vintage Lee denim jacket (more denim jackets here)
Vintage Coach purse
Rose lapel pins


Gemma Roberts said...

Dude, this outfit ticks all the boxes! Gorgeous fit, perfectly on trend with the current 90's vibe and accessorised to perfection! Seems like a fab event too! : )

Faded Windmills

Amber Baker said...

So pretty! I adore this outfit, and those boots are incredible!

Amber | y a c h t s m a a n

Dylana Suarez said...

That dress is stunning!


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