To help celebrate the kick off of the Diet Dr Pepper Sweepstakes on March 4th I was asked to write about my
My style hasn’t changed much and I still shop at the malls for affordable trendy pieces but as I get older I’ve learned to dress to my evolving body and shape and the thrift store finds focus more on jackets, bags and more importantly accessories! I tend to lean more towards modern, better fitting pieces but still keep my overall look in the boho vein. I believe that it’s the little details that count and not a specific style. For example, one day I will be dressed in a modern white jacket with skinny jeans but the next time you bump into me I’ll be wearing the very same jacket over a flowing dress (like the one seen below). Two completely different styles that I make my very own with over sized bags, chunky rings, a stack of bangles and always – and I mean always – with a pair of over sized shades.
In my look below I decided to try out a trendy high low dress for the very first time. I decided to give this one a shot because it has all the right elements of everything that my style embraces. The feminine length and chiffon is complimented by a studded camouflage top – I love it and it was only $25! As soon as I saw it I immediately envisioned it with a cropped denim jacket and flats but when I brought it home I realized that it would look amazing with my white blazer and ankle tie wedges. The jacket definitely gives it a dressier look and the bow on the wedges give it the perfect dainty touch.
I’m all about the accessories, but it has to be the right amount. While this outfit has plenty of character thanks to the camo, studs and white jacket, I had to add a ton of bangles! The belt was a last minute add-on that looks like it came with the dress and helped accentuate my waist a bit.
I actually debated on using a clutch but this zippered accented bag played off the camo’s masculine feel.
From the front this jacket looks like your basic boxy cut blazer, but the back is what makes it special and the high low hem accentuaed it even more – love it!
So there you have it!
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