Posts Tagged: olive green sandals

Dressed for: Fiber Clash

Already Pretty outfit featuring military jacket, olive green sandals, watercolor dress, Suzi Chin dress

Dress – Suzi Chin via Ideeli – similar print
Jacket – thrifted – similar
Sandals -INC via Opitzsimilar (in olive green)
Bracelets – Target (no longer available) – similar
Earrings – Swirly Keen courtesy April Kawaoka

Recently, I’ve worked with two clients who had questions and concerns about fiber harmony. When I paired silky dresses with stiff jackets – as I’ve done here – they said this clashed with their own ideas about which fibers and materials work together. For many of us, instinct dictates that silky goes with silky, flowy, soft materials, while stiff goes with structured, crisp, harder materials. So we talked about ideas of juxtaposition within outfits – how a military jacket like this creates interesting contrast with the slippery silk dress. One client loved the idea, one was more reluctant! read more

Casual Outfit Roundup: Week of July 31

Already Pretty outfit featuring black maxi dress

Black maxi dress, thrifted – similar
Necklace, via Gilt Groupesimilar items
Cuff, a shop in Madison – similar
Gladiators, Cydwoq

I opted for a sleeveless maxi on Saturday for errands and activities. Nice cool breezes for my pits and a nice, long skirt to disguise my unshaven legs. I did spend much of the day in a sports bra and shorts assembling Ikea furniture, but this was the “leaving the house” outfit.

Already Pretty outfit featuring floral applique shirt

Tee, August Silk via Nordstrom Rack – similar
Shorts, thrifted – similar items
Shoes, Heather courtesy Miz Mooz
Bracelet, thrifted – similar read more