Tuesday, August 23, 2011

late summer transitions

late summer transitions

late summer transitions

late summer transitions

This dress is made from the softest fabric ever. It feels like a favorite nightgown that you've had forever. Kind of a comforting feeling. Also nice to have a long, breathable piece that works for warm days, yet easily adapts for crisper weather. Dare I say I'm excited for the coming season?

late summer transitions

B surprised me with this pretty necklace. Isn't he a nice husband? I love that it looks like a lace collar. Asymmetry is always a plus, too.

late summer transitions

late summer transitions

late summer transitions

Just a few random shots of the Rose of Sharon bushes in our yard. They're always so pretty after it rains.

Madewell necklace
Patterson J. Kincaid dress
Urban Outfitters belt
vintage gold cuff (similar here)
Michael Kors watch
Bally bag
Miu Miu platforms

PS How wild was that earthquake today?

43 comments:

  1. Stunning!

    xoxo,

    colormenana.blogspot.com

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  2. The necklace from your husband is a beauty! And I love the soft look of the dress.

    ♥, Jamie
    www.TheFancyTeacup.com

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  3. Great dress! I've been looking for something similar - love this one!

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  4. Love this dress and how you wore your belt!

    Erin
    www.simplyjustlovelyblog.com

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  5. Gorgeous look! I especially love the dress and sumptuous Bally bag.

    The Styleseer
    http://styleseer.blogspot.com

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  6. so simple but so beautiful!

    xox, Polly

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  7. it looks like some of the softest fabric ever and it looks great on you i really like the way you styled it. and you are lucky to have a man who can pick out cute jewelry lol

    XX
    Vi from Cali

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  8. I love me a good comfy, pretty maxi! They feel almost criminal to wear, almost like you're getting away with wearing PJs to work. I love this color on you as well and your husband IS amazing for getting you this rocking necklace!

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  9. that dress is beautiful! I love the drama and color .... and it looks so comfortable. Aren't maxi's just the best??

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  10. Nice dress, almost look like velvet. Hope you survived the earthquake, and maybe start thinking about emergency supplies, with the hurricane coming to the East Coast....

    Bryan

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  11. Fabulous maxi dress! I love how you accessorized it, and it fits perfectly!

    stylebymj.blogspot.com

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  12. What a beautiful long dress! that color is amazing :) x

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  13. Gorgeous necklace! Another fabulous outfit!

    I am jealous of you girls who have real seasons. I have at least 2 more months of summer weather left!

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  14. Fabulous necklace! I've had my eye on it for a while now.

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  15. It does look super comfortable! Pieces like that are the best-- you don't even feel like you're at work! And your husband has great taste, you've taught him well! I definitely had a major earthquake freakout moment...

    La Petite Marmoset

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  16. You look beautiful. I love your shoes, bag & necklace. Your dress is so lovely and it looks so soft! I love soft garments.

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  17. Your husband is definitely a sweetheart, that necklace is beautiful!

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  18. I die for those Miu Miu platforms. DIE.

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  19. You have such an elegant style. And I never get the impression that you spent a mortgage to get your pieces. LOVE this dress and how it works on you! ~Serene

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  20. Those are the BEST types of dresses! And that necklace is totally gorgeous--what a sweet surprise.

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  21. that dress is so gorgeous and i love the necklace detailing!!

    <3 steffy
    Steffys Pros and Cons

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  22. Great look! It's great to have a husband that knows style. Can't wait to have a guy like that. lolol. The necklace is beautiful!

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  23. gorgeous photos, the maxi dress looks amazing!

    Costin M.

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  24. Such a sweet post. Love the necklace.

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  25. lovely necklace! it's the perfect accessory to your maxi dress.

    http://halfwhiteboy.blogspot.com/

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  26. You look about a hundred miles tall in this dress, and your husband has a great eye (except that's obvious because he married you)!

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  27. U have a great taste...definitely. Love that bag and those shoes...brilliant!

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  28. Oh I heard about the earthquake in the news, I'm glad nothing too bad has happened!
    I love your outfit from head to toe, darkblue and brown is one of my favourite colour combo ever! And this beautiful necklace is the icing on top!

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  29. Gorgeous look! So perfect! I love the dress and the shoes..

    XoXo
    Plami

    http://fashion-thrill.blogspot.com/

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  30. ADORABLE!!!

    Love,
    www.chicksinfeathers.co.cc

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  31. I love that dress! I don't think I will ever tire of long knitted dresses.

    That earthquake was ridiculous! It was super strong where I live.

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  32. This is such a great outfit! Perfect for transitioning into fall. I love your structured bag and those shoes!!

    brebeauty.com

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  33. before I even read your description I KNEW this was the softest fabric ever...its comfyness (word?) just leaps out of the photo...loving it paired w the sophistication and dressy feel of the necklace.
    Hope you are having a great week.
    C

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  34. I'm so jealous of the amazing comfort of that dress. I love how you can dress it up with a belt and necklace. Such a great transition piece.

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  35. I love the small details like the belt and cuff... perfect!
    www.thewardrobediaries.com

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  36. You are absolutely statuesque in that dress.

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  37. I adore this dress and B's choice on the necklace isn't too shabby either! Thoughtful husbands are the best. (and surprises are the best!)

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  38. yes, yes, nice hubby! great necklace and dress.


    Bren @ B So Chic!™
    http://www.bsochic.blogspot.com

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  39. This dress really suits you. I love the color and length. I wish I could wear maxi dresses with the same elegance. Shorter dresses seem to suit me instead.

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