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Dressed for: Giant Steps

Already Pretty outfit featuring waxed denim moto jacket, olive green tee, drapey pleated pants, Corso Como Del pumps, spike necklace

Moto – ASOS (no longer available) – similar
Tee – Gap (no longer available) – similar color (olive Tuscan)
Pants – CAbisimilar
Heels – Del courtesy Corso Como
Necklace – H&M – similar
Earrings – courtesy Metalicious

I wore this to attend and moderate a panel at Giant Steps, a SUPER amazing local conference for creative entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial creatives. (You newsletter subscribers heard a bit about it earlier this week.) The conference is all day, and I knew I’d be doing plenty of walking and talking, but also lots of sitting and listening so I chose comfy, drapey fabrics and tough accents. For a more buttoned-up conference I’d have gone formal, but since this one is teeming with artists, musicians, restauranteurs, and other creative types, I felt free to mix it up a bit. read more

Dressed for: Trouble

Already Pretty outfit featuring black leather harness belt, cross-back black dress, polka dot pumps, Rebecca Minkoff Logan Crossbody, spike necklace, onyx earrings

Dress – thrifted – similar – similar print
Harness belt – Audra Jean
Pumps – Nine West
Necklace – stolen from my mom – similar
Earrings – Lulidesignssimilar
Studded wrap bracelet – Streets Ahead via Ideeli – similar
Bag – Rebecca Minkoff Logan Crossbody via eBay

Another from the archive of unusual and underutilized items! My black Audra Jean harness belt is like reversible bodice tailoring, I swear. This little thrifted dress looked cute and fit relatively well without it, but add in the harness and it’s va-va-voom, as they say. I look like I’m about to start some trouble in a saloon somewhere, no? read more

Dressed for: Play

Already Pretty outfit featuring tie dye maxi dress, studded gladiator sandals,leather vest, spike necklace, gunmetal cuff

Asymmetric leather vest – Lummedesigns
Dress – via HauteLook – similar
Sandals – Steve Madden (no longer available) – similar
Cuff – thrifted – similar
Necklace – Infrared Studio
Earrings – CJ Rose Boutique

Does anyone remember “Weird Fridays”? When I worked in an office environment, I used to use Casual Fridays as my excuse to trot out some of my weirder, funkier pieces. Everyone else was in jeans and sweats and sneaks, I was in tie-waist leather half-vests and drop-crotch pants and enormous statement necklaces. My coworkers loved it, and so did I. read more