Posts Tagged: chain drop earrings

Dressed for: An Abundance of Pockets

Already Pretty outfit featuring gray leather motorcycle jacket, navy ponte dress, magenta belt, magenta suede pumps, chain drop earrings

Gray moto – thrifted – similar shapemore gray leather jackets
Dress – Land’s End
Belt – thrifted – similar
Pumps – Madewell via Shopbop
Earrings – self-made – similar

Don’t expect a sheath-style dress to have pockets, do ya? I know I didn’t. But as a firm believer that pockets make everything more fun, I was delighted by these. The thrifted moto is also pocket-tastic, although I’ve always found the multitudinous zipper pockets on this jacket style to be a little silly. Do I really want to keep my chap stick and keys in front of my shoulder? Probably not. read more

Dressed for: Sunshine on a Cloudy Day

Already Pretty outfit featuring striped blazer, orange dress, leopard pumps, Marc by Marc Jacobs turnlock bag, wide belt

Striped blazer, Express (no longer available) – similar
Orange dress, Mountain Hardwear Loess via 6pm
Belt – Banana Republic (no longer available) – similar
Leopard pumps – Anne Klein Watchit
Bracelets, Target
Earrings, via Opitz – similar
Bag, Marc by Marc Jacobs via eBay – more turnlock bags

Nothing like a colorful dress to help make an overcast day feel less gloomy. Maybe I can’t make my own sunshine, but at least I can brighten my immediate surroundings. read more

Dressed for: Tickly Breezes

Already Pretty outfit featuring Athleta dress, Eileen Fisher bubble scarf, perforated boots, Banana Republic hobo bag

Dress, Athleta (no longer available) – similar shape/style
Scarf, courtesy Eileen Fisher (no longer available) – similar style
Boots, BC Footwear In the Mood (no longer available) – more perforated boots
Wrap bracelet, Quince – similar
Earrings, via Opitzsimilar

This was the first time I hauled out the perforated boots this summer, and I was immediately reminded that they tickle. OK, the boots themselves don’t tickle, but the feeling of a screened breeze hitting the calves feels surprisingly tickly. The boots provide a marvelous way to downplay unshaven legs while still allowing for ventilation. Ahhhh. read more