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!

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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.

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Gracey Wears: Red Shoes

I have never been a red shoe type of gal.  I have always, for whatever reason, preferred blue shoes.  And then I met these:

Fidji V623 Sandals

I think it was probably the scalloped edges that did me in.  But, the totally walk-able heel isn’t hurting matters.  Or my feet.

Still, I wasn’t sure I’d really wear them.  After all, they *are* red and I’m a lifetime member of Team Blue Shoe.  But, can I just say that those little babies are easily as versatile as my beloved blue shoes.

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