This is a dress. I swear.
But it accidentally got thrown in the dryer and it shrunk and I’d already surrendered it to Aly when I realized I could very well use it as a tunic. And so this is my way of finding a loophole in the 50 Dresses challenge and flirting with a new seasonal trend.
Yep, I hear the whole dress-over-pants thing is gonna be big this year and I’m just trying my hand at it. I think it’s really only successful as long as the proportion is balanced. So I can get away with a swingy top as long as I utilize a more bodycon silhouette on the bottom. If I were to wear a slimmer cut up top (like a shirt dress, for example), I’d probably be able to play with trousers or flared jeans.
As we say goodbye to grunge, this being the end of the week and all, I just have to point out how happy my feet were all week. I may just have to surrender my reputation as the Queen of Stilettos, an irony in and of itself since I finally have carpet in my classroom after three years of begging.
And the “Italian chic” part of my title? That’s the fabulous scarf KS#1 got me when she went on her whirlwind European tour several months ago. I love the colors that prove both muted enough for grunge but colorful enough to elevate this very basic all-black outfit to something editorial-worthy.
Vive le vendredi!
:: Just the facts, ma’am ::
Dress – ASOS
Leggings – Karmaloop
Boots – Qupid
:: Linking ::
Style to Inspire @ Rhea Et Cetera