Story of a Yellow Shirtdress

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I love a good vintage piece, and this yellow shirt dress caught my eye almost immediately while perusing a thrift shop one afternoon. Its bright color seems to instantly pour on good vibes, no matter what the current state of affairs may be. On this occasion I kept its pairings simple so this bold color truly could stand alone. I added my favorite red lippie (Sephora 01), a matching belt, a fun statement bag, and a pair of comfy sneakers. Check out more of my vintage scores here! READ MORE

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Dressed for: Unexpected Similarities

Already Pretty outfit featuring long plaid jacket, asymmetric red dress, black platform ankle boots

Jacket – thrifted – similarsustainable
Dress – courtesy Karen Kane
Leggings – courtesy Diane Kennedy (sustainable) – similar/budget
Belt – Walgreenssimilarsustainable
Boots – Paul Green Darcy – cheaper/used on eBay
Earrings – Patina – similarsustainable

We celebrate Christmas with my in-laws and it’s a casual (and fairly long) affair, so this was worn several days before. But as I was getting dressed, I did notice that – minus the jacket – I looked more or less like a slightly edgy version of Mrs. Claus. Totally unintentional, I assure you. READ MORE

Dressed for: Round Two

Already Pretty outfit featuring camel blazer, black turtleneck, gray jeans, black platform ankle boots

Camel blazer – thrifted – similarsustainableused options
Turtleneck – thrifted – similar/sustainable
Jeans – H&M (no longer available) – similarsustainable
Boots – Paul Green Darcy – cheaper/used on eBay

Camel-colored things: Long have they stymied me. I’m always drawn to the richness of this neutral but then seem to struggle to style it. This thrifted blazer, however, has such a fabulous shape that it’s proving less challenging than some of my other/previous camel items. Here’s hoping I’m on a roll! READ MORE