Friday, January 24, 2014

Pinterest Inspired: Polka Dots in the Nude


Today's outfit was inspired by a picture that I found on Pinterest. I contacted the owner of the photo, but have not received a response as of yet regarding permission to post that image on this site. Nonetheless, this outfit is one example of why I have fallen captive to the inspiration board that is Pinterest. Are you on Pinterest? Please join me at: InMyJoi and let's be inspired together!
I wore this evening style dress over two years ago to a wedding. Since then, it has been buried at the back of my closet with a collection of forgotten evening dresses. When I saw this exact same dress (different color, same brand) worn casually on Pinterest, I was inspired to recreate a way to wear it to the office. I knew I wanted to work with pieces that I already had. This is what I came up with.


What do you think? I was very pleased with how it turned out! I think I like it better worn this way, than after 5-ish with pearls =) One of my style goals for this year is to recreate ways to wear everything that is in my wardrobe. For items that I do not wear often, I will examine why, and then discover ways that they can be worn practically. I'm hoping that the 'new ways' discovered outdo the 'old ways'!

P.S. I am currently battling a cold (as discussed on IG) and I've been wearing sunnies lately to hide my red, watery eyes :(

Have a great weekend & thanks for stopping by!

Sunnies: Todd's
Jewelry: Vintage, thrifted
Blouse: Ralph Lauren, thrifted (also seen here)
Dress: Just Taylor
Shoes: Nine West (also seen here)
Handbag: Coach

18 comments:

  1. hi pretty love polda dots dress
    kisses

    www.thechicmode.com

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  2. This is a great look. It's just lovely. I always get inspired by looks on pinterest.

    Sharon
    http://www.afashioncrowd.blogspot.com
    Sharon

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    1. Thanks Sharon - I can spend hours on Pinterest, which is not always a good thing!

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  3. Fab pics and I adore youre dress!
    xoxo
    http://pandamone.blogspot.com/2014/01/lady-in-red.html

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    1. Thanks Maja! It's such a fun, feminine dress =)

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  4. Very pretty!! Great dress.

    missymayification.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Thx Missy! I look forward to exploring other ways to wear it!

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  5. I love your blog
    followed
    http://minimaysi.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. Thank you Zara & welcome to IMJ! Congrats on your little jumping bean!

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  6. Isn't it great when you can breathe new life into a piece? You've definitely inspired me to take a second look at some rarely worn items in my closet!

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    1. It's such a liberating feeling!!! I kept thinking to myself, why haven't I done this before! =D Welcome to IMJ!

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  7. I really love polka dots, I used to wear them a lot, but recently noticed that I don't. You look adorable, happy that you're discovering new ways to mix your pieces. I love those heels too!
    //Madison

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    1. Thanks Madison! It's such a happy feeling to make new style discoveries ;)

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  8. You look great on this outfit - the back ground is also looking good. love love love :)
    http://thickfitandfabulous.blogspot.com/

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    1. Thank you Thulie! I love this area in Los Angles, so many great photo opps! ;)

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