Posts Tagged: floral dress

Gracey Wears: Colorful Accessories

The prevailing thought when wearing a printed dress seems to be to pair it with neutral accessories.  I mean, that’s what I usually do.

Usually, but not today.  No, for this outfit, I decided to buck the system and wear colorful accessories:

Gracey of Fashion for Giants wears a vintage floral dress, burgundy braided belt & turquoise earrings Gracey of Fashion for Giants wears a vintage floral dress, burgundy braided belt, turquoise earrings & blue suede sandals

I know, I know.  I’m taking a risk that might get the Accessories Police after me, but I think it was a risk worth taking.  Yes, a simple brown sandal and belt would have worked fine.  But, some days I don’t want fine, I want bright and complimentary and fun. read more

Daily Outfit: 9/14/11

Already Pretty outfit featuring floral dress, Frye Campus 14L boots, camel blazer, boot socks

Wool blazer, thrifted – similar cut and color
Dress – courtesy Tullesimilar
Socks, Target (no longer available) – similar
Boots, Frye Campus 14L
Earrings, Macy’s (no longer available) – similar

Holy cats, today was busy. I made a point of coming home to change clothes after my morning haircut so I wouldn’t be itching to death all day, but barely had time to throw this on and dash out the door. Much less come home between appointments. read more

Daily Outfit: 8/31/11

Already Pretty daily outfit featuring Diesel boots

Olive jacket, thrifted – similar
Floral dress, thrifted – similar print
Boots, Diesel Go-go (no longer available) – similarmore Diesel boots
Bracelets, Bibelotsimilar look
Earrings, Mocahete
Messenger bag, Tom Thomas Leather

Today I was asked to shoot a commercial for ARC’s Value Village that will air locally come fall, so my challenge was to select a few items that were both autumnal and thrifted at VV. EASY. Both jacket and dress were picked up in thrift outings last summer, and both have served me well. read more