Posts Tagged: watercolor dress

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