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Friday, August 10, 2012

Shirt dress

Does anyone else feel like last weekend was about a million years ago? Because I'm definitely ready for this one to start. Which I will do promptly after work when I plan on venturing to Old Navy to check out these striped shorts, and these printed capris. I really hope I end up buying them.

Lately I feel like when I intend on getting something specific, it doesn't work out. Case and point, my recent splurge on a pair of Ray-Ban Sunglasses that I'm sending back because they feel too loose.

It's so annoying when I get my heart set on something only for it not to work out. (In my closet, and in my life.)

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The Rundown
Shirt Dress Max Studio
Leopard Sandals Target
Bag Otis Thrifted
Fedora Gap
Antler Ring House of Harlow
Bracelets The Cavernous Jewelry Box, Macys, Cinderella's Attic

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51 comments:

Amy said...

Love the shirt dress on you!

Amy

Leopard and Lillies

chocolatefashioncoffee said...

love how you styled the dress :)






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Fashion Meets Food said...

Gorgeous outfit! Hope you have a fabulous weekend! xo

Daniela said...

love that dress!

Lisa said...

This is a great dress on you. The color is really pretty.

Nnenna said...

Both those shorts and pants are really cute- I hope they work out too! I think I've finally got a tiny bit of money for shopping- time to make a list this weekend of things I need :)

Courtney Erin said...

It's just such a terrible feeling when things you really, really want just don't come together. But, you look stunning in this dress so it's not all bad!

Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

Lisa - respect the shoes said...

That shirt dress is so cute on you - I love the hem!

TaraMixandMatch said...

Good luck at Old Navy, hope you end up getting some fun things! That dress looks great on you!

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Bummer the sunnies didn't work out. But you do look great in the shirt dress! Have a great weekend Lydia!

xoxo,
Chic 'n Cheap Living

Style Journey said...

You make a simple shirt dress so stylish! Love the hat and leopard sandals. Good luck at Old Navy.

Laura Go said...

this outfit is just soooooo chic, Lyddie! I love that shirtdress and your hat!

♥ laura
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Closet Fashionista said...

Love this outfit!!
And POOP! That stinks about the Ray-Bans....the same thing happened to me with a Burberry sweater and Valentino Pumps XD And in life is even worse... *sigh*
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Ali Hval said...

YES last weekend was a million years ago. Also, I'm sorry that your Ray-Bans didn't work! Did you try bending them? When I got a pair, I thought they were too loose but then my dad bent the middle and sides and they're perfect now. Might want to try that before you send them back.

Have fun with your trip to Old Navy!! I'm sure you'll find some things. I was there just on Tuesday and ended up getting two really cute sweaters and I was just like wow Old Navy, way to step up yer game!

Your shirt dress is cute. And with the cognac and the leopard and the gold, it's even more perfect. Seriously, can you ever go wrong with navy and gold?

Lorena said...

I have plans after work too and they include the mall :)
You look lovely in that blue dress.

LPFashionPhilosophy said...

So pretty! I have a totally obsession with shirt dresses, haha! They're so chic and easy to style! Love this look!

ox from NYC!
davie+erica

LPFashionPhilosophy

Frannie Pantz said...

Man we are on a twinsie roll Lydia. I think this is the second time in like two weeks where we end up wearing similar things on the same day. Weird . . .

I love this shirt dress on you and the hat is a great addition.

I hope you find what you seek at Old Navy and have a great weekend!

Zuley Blue said...

That seems to have been my summer list. I can't find a chambray/denim shirt for the life of me to try on (I had bought one last year online and it ended up being too short on me which NEVER happens and it was final sale =()
So I thought trying one on first would be a good idea. I also have not found the sweet flowy white dress I've been looking for. But last week my luck changed in finding wonderful sweaters to replace my old, tight, and baggy ones. So hopefully your luck changes and you find those shorts! Because I really like them... might need to get some....

Have a good weekend!!!

Thrifted Shift said...

I have several pairs of sunglasses that I don't use because they're too big! The pair that fits best on me is from Target. Good luck with your shopping!
--Vivienne

Whitney James said...

super cute dress! love the sandals...haven't worn mine in a while!

~nic
www.nics-picks.com

Shea Sayers said...

I'll cross my fingers for you on your Old Navy trip!! I want to make a trip there myself, I keep seeing lots of things I want.
By the way, that dress is fantastic! I love the little tiers at the bottom!

Natasha xoxo said...

Love this dress on you ~ Looks so comfy!

xo, tasha
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Gray Skies said...

I love the layering on the bottom of that dress!

I hate it when I get all hyped up about a piece of clothing and then it doesn't work out - it's even worse if it's something I've ordered online, and then I have a whole week to wait while it's being shipped to me, and I can't stop thinking about how perfect it's going to be, and then it arrives and it doesn't fit. Blergh.

Always Maylee said...

I feel the same way, this was such a LONG week. You look simply adorable in this outfit! Enjoy your weekend! :)

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

geetabix said...

That dress is amazing. Maybe one of my favourites ever.

Amber said...

the same thing happens to me too. I go into a store with a plan to buy like a pair of pants and when the pants or whatever dont fit, etc I end up leaving the store with the most random crap to make up for the pant debacle.

Daria said...

you look so great :)

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Jill said...

I've been reading your blog since before I had my own.I saw these shoes and immediately thought of you! AND they are on sale, your style all the way!

http://www.frockcandy.com/shoes-all-shoes/restricted-feather-strappy-double-buckle-heel/

I'd love to know what you think.
Jill

A Stylized Hysteria said...

Yeah, this week felt especially long to me too. I am beyond thrilled to be home, relaxing right now.

Lovely shirt dress!

silvergirl said...

saw those shorts yesterday on instagram and feel in love with them
great detail on the bottom of this dress
brett

Mimi said...

i know what you mean about being set on something and having it not work out. :/ but maybe those things just weren't meant to be? anyways, i hope you have a happy weekend! :D

<3, Mimi
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Alex Elizabeth said...

This is a cool shirt dress! I love that it's a knit.

Lately I've only been shopping for specific things... and not getting them because they don't work. I hardly bought anything all summer. I guess I should just go shopping with only a vague idea of what I'm looking for, haha.

Punctuation Mark said...

I love dresses like that!!! Have a nice weekend!

Akiko said...

Love your shirt dress! Looks amazing on you (and the hat too)! xo akiko
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Marissa said...

Love those sandals! Good luck shopping this weekend!!

Rhea Bue | the secret life of a fashion & beauty blogger said...

OMG! Gorgeous!! :D love the dress!! the bag! <3 you styled this look perfectly! :D


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Mica said...

That is a beautiful dress on you :)

Hope the new purchases you have lined up work out, shame about the glasses!

Alissa said...

The weekend feels like the last weekend we had was about a billion years ago. I don't understand how or why but you are completely correct!

Inez said...

Love the hem of your dress.
If things don't work out the way I'd hoped it would It makes me sad for a while. Hope you find one that fits.

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Lynne DeVenny said...

Sometimes I feel a little relieved when I take something that doesn't fit or wasn't as great as I anticipated back. It's like I had the fun of shopping, but fluffed my wallet back out, too :P

Love this simple shirt dress on you. I'm looking to thrift one suitable for work, although I love running around in the Old Navy one I thrifted for $1.99. But it's too short for the office :(

Shen Dove said...

Love your dress lady! It works so nicely with your sandals and hat. Sorry your sunglasses didn't work out for you. It is challenging when the vision you have for something don't match up to reality. I'm sure we can all relate to that.

Lindsay said...

I love this simple look, especially the dress and sandals combo. Love me some animal print. It always gives things that extra edge. I hope your trip to ON worked out!

Juneli said...

Love the cool and casual vibe of this dress and it looks amazing with the fedora!
Love
Juneli from Fashionably Yours

Well... said...

I love this navy dress and how you styled it! Great fedora and sandals. :)

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Sandy a la Mode said...

ahhh i want to go out and buy more shirtdresses for fall!!

xo,
Sandy
Sandy a la Mode

Meanz Chan (Koi Story) said...

Don't worry! I get disappointed so much by items I see or buy online sometimes. It's a bit of a downer, but sometimes it works out for the best! Anyways, I love your hat and this shirtdress! You look so adorable.

Sue said...

Great outfit!

Aub said...

so jealous of this adorable look! I need this dress!!

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Quasi Imodo said...

the shirt dress looks great on you!

Mrs. J said...

I really like this outfit on you! Perfect look for summer plus you have been really making me jealous of your hat collection.