Tuesday, March 26, 2013

One Dress, Two Ways || The Skater


I'm totally in love with this dress! It's the Skater dress in Shauna Miller's Penny Chic line (each one is only $20!). I love the fit and flare shape, and the lace cap sleeves make it extra special in my book. The dress is soft, wrinke-free, and fits very well.

I wanted to dress it down a little, so I paired with with a red cardigan, cross-body bag, side braid, and leopard print flats with a red bow. Making this dress casual was a bit of a challenge because it's black and knee-length (at least for a shorty like me). I think if it was a bright color it would be easier to wear casually, but of course a LBD (little black dress) is perfect for every occasion!


This dress is already pretty fancy, so it was easy to spruce it up with a chunky necklace, a navy blazer for a professional setting, wavy hair, sequin clutch, and two-tone heels. I also put on my favorite Revlon berry stain.

I love these satin red and fuschia ShoeMint pumps, but the heel is 4 inches high, so they're a bit tall for me. I'm going to pretend that if I keep walking in them one day I'll get better at it (or at least get used to it).

If you're wondering, I wasn't asked to do this post. I just love this dress!

P.S. -- Shauna featured this outfit on Penny Chic! Check it out!


Outfit #1:                                                                        
Dress // Penny Chic at Walmart.com                     
Sweater // Target                                                    
Belt // old                                                               
Watch // Target {similar}                                                      
Gold bracelet // The Limited                                 
Friendship bracelet // Daisy Petal Designs                                     
Bear ring // Indie Darling
Ring // gift
Flats // Payless {similar}
Bag // Old Navy

Outfit #2:
Dress // Penny Chic at Walmart.com
Blazer // Marshalls
Necklace // The Limited {similar & similar}
Belt // old
Ring // gift
Heels // ShoeMint {similar}
Clutch // old
Lipstick // Revlon's Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stain in Smitten

What do you think?
Anything you want me to wear two ways?



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18 comments:

  1. i love the second outfit! your heals are awesome!

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  2. Super, super cute dress! I love that you styled it for day and evening :-D

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  3. This is difficult, dear Sara, because you combined both dresses really cute and perfect! Like it <3

    xx Rena

    www.dressedwithsoul.blogspot.de

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  4. In love with the shoes you paired with both dresses, great job!

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  5. Such an adorable dress. Both outfits look great but you know me...pairing it with heels and a sparkly necklace is all my style!

    xo erica

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  6. As a list lover I just want to comment about your goals and resoloutions for 2013 but could not find the comment buttom for the post so sorry for writing here under this post but I liked your goal post very much and wanted to mention it.

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  7. between the bowed flats and those rad pumps, i just don't know what i prefer. you look darling as ever Sara. such a pretty dress and look on you!! it's amazing when you find a LBD that can work into any atmosphere and be accessorized to perfection like this. beaded clutch and candy colored digits are pretty sweet too!

    happy almost weekend!! ♥

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~Sara ♥

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