OOTD :: of prints, prettiness, and easy Mondays

september 16

september 16

september 16

september 16

Always be careful what you wish for, eh?

Not that I wished it, but I had mentioned previously how disappointing it was that I only ever liked one out of three of my Gwynnie Bee rentals.

Well, look who’s talking now…

In my latest shipment, all three of my dresses fit. What’s even worse, I love all three. Why is that bad? Because GB allows you to purchase items at a discount and I’m this close to convincing myself that I need to buy all three.

My justification? I don’t own any swirly dresses. Yep, I did a quick inventory of my closet because I needed two more dresses to round out this week’s theme and I discovered that most of my frocks are either sheaths or shifts. Barely a full skirt in sight.

In fact, it was such slim pickings in my closet, I almost gave up on having a theme this week, but I managed to unearth two, so I can go ahead and call it Pretty in Print week. The “pretty” will be the full skirted-ness and the “print” will be, well – prints.

Today is one of the GB items, a fabulously floaty concoction that combines three of my favorite things: TARDIS blue, chartreuse, and a round halter neck. It’s such an amazing piece that it really needs little in the way of embellishment. So I just threw on a pair of coordinating heels and called it done.

Gods, I love easy Mondays!

:: Just the facts, ma’am ::
Dress – Coldwater Creek @ Gwynnie Bee
Cardi – F21 (similar)
Heels – Qupid

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13 thoughts on “OOTD :: of prints, prettiness, and easy Mondays

  1. […] so fit would hep me either maintain or even lose a bit of pudge. But to my horror, when I tried on this dress for Back to School Night, I felt the traitorous snugness across my back that signaled a too-tight […]

  2. […] wearing this outfit again in its exact iteration – cardi and shoes and all – since it’s technically a […]

  3. […] the halter and the scoop neck. It’s the reason I plunked down an obscene amount of cash for this dress. It’s the reason why I’m seriously considering doing the same for yesterday’s […]

  4. Niki says:

    cute dress! I think you would look so great with a bob haircut…with curls….seriously. Not to say you don’t already look fab, it’s just the photo with the necklinw showing mmade me think that 😉
    Officially following you!

  5. Debbie says:

    Hi Mars! I like it!!! Very pretty indeed!

  6. erikael says:

    Beautiful and when you twirled in it this morning, I wanted to yank off you and keep it for myself, weird, I know. The colors were just so cute and the heels made me want to also steal them from you. Thankfully, I can resist temptation. For the most part. Also, did that lipstick stay on all day or did you have to apply it once more?
    Outfit Rating: 10 out of 10.
    Question for this post: Invincible lipstick or not?

  7. Looks great, and multi season cute w/sweater.

  8. jenortega says:

    This outfit is really cute. I kept meaning to tell you. How much is the dress?

  9. Amy S. says:

    This dress is adorable and it is very flattering around the shoulder area!! I think you need to keep it!! 🙂

    Amy
    Mariposa Medley Jewelry
    http://www.mariposamedley.com

  10. Anna P says:

    Love the colors and pattern of the dress

  11. Absolutely love this dress!! Great pattern and color and love the way you have styled it with yellow shoes and belt. Very stylish!! Thanks for sharing 🙂
    Do visit my blog as well : http://littlebookoffashion.wordpress.com/

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