Posts Tagged: wide belt

Reader Request: Discarded Wardrobe Staples

Reader Alex left this question in a comment:

What are some of the things (type of garment, silhouette, color pairing, anything!) you have moved away from that you never would have thought you’d factor out of your wardrobe? If you felt so inclined to structure a post around a few of them and perhaps some of your reasoning why–although I imagine a lot of the explanation would boil down to “my style evolved and I found myself more interested in x, y, and z instead of a, b, and c”–I know I would be fascinated! read more

Dressed for: Copy Catting

Already Pretty outfit featuring yellow boyfriend cardigan, black and white graphic print dress, wide belt, red suede pumps, red glass necklace, cognac leather handbag

Cardigan, Opitz – similar
Dress, courtesy Karen Kane (no longer available) – similar print
Belt – Banana Republic (no longer available) – similar
Red pumps – Tsubo Dufay courtesy Tsubo
Rhinestone bracelet, J.Crew (no longer available) – similar
Necklace, thrifted – similar look
Earrings, gift – similar
Bag- Banana Republic (no longer available) – similar features

Perhaps copy catting is a bit strong, especially since I’ve adored the red, yellow, black, and white combination for ages. But Wendy’s gorgeous outfit was the inspiration for this ensemble. I don’t have black and white printed pants, so I had to swap in several subs, but I love the results. 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