Tuesday, September 17, 2013

My Love for Sweater Dresses






Dress- Old Navy (similar, similar) //  Boots- Espirit via shop in Greenwich (similar, similar) // Tights- Harrods (similar) // Hair pin- Target headband altered by me

This dress definitely got me started on sweater dresses and wearing casual dresses in general. I know it's totally shapeless, but it's so comfy and warm. It looks great with a puffer vest, too. 

Come to think of it though, these boots started my boot obsession, too! And my tights were the first pair of colored tights I owned (not counting the pairs when I was a kid). When I studied abroad in college I wanted to get the perfect pair of boots. I didn't want the fake microsuede that was everywhere at the time. I decided a classic, plain, brown pair would be my best bet. Except I couldn't find them anywhere. A friend and I decided to take the tube out to Greenwich to see the Greenwich Meantime Museum one day and I found these. I am so glad I did because X amount of years later, they still look great and I get compliments on them. The cost per wear must be down to pennies by now! Souvenirs like that can't get any better.

Have you ever gotten something on a trip that turned out to be staple for you?

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23 comments:

  1. Ok loving the whole outfit. Shapeless dress' still look nice. Great story about your boots as well! I love a good piece that will last through the years!!
    xoxo
    Lee
    Everyday Fashion

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  2. Sweater dresses are so easy and so cozy and I can NOT wait to start wearing them. Love this neutral color palette.

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  3. I am loving this for fall! This sure does look warm and comfy too (as I'm sitting in my freezing office). :) Great boots as well.

    Lauren
    Style of One's Own

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  4. Sweater dresses are the best! They are so warm and comfy! Love the color of yours!

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  5. What an awesome story about your boots! I have a dress that I bought in England that I wore a lot for a few years, but lately it's been hanging in my closet unworn. I just can't get rid of it! I've been thinking I should chop it into a skirt, because the neckline is a little bit awkward. I think I'd wear it more as a skirt.

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  6. Thanks Lee! As a college student, I thought the boots were pretty expensive, but they have lasted so long and still look great! Definitely worth the purchase!

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  7. They are! Throw a dress on with tights and boots and you are done!

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  8. Thanks Lauren! I can't wait to wear the rest of my sweater dresses!

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  9. They are the best! Thanks so much Lauren!

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  10. Those boots were definitely a perfect souvenir! I definitely think riding boots are so classic. I too love sweater dresses - they are just so warm and comfy!

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  11. You're outfit is making me so ready for Fall! I'm your newest follower on bloglovin :) If you get a sec, I'd love for you to follow my blog too. xo

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  12. Sometimes those kind of purchases turn out to be the best!

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  13. They really were! I agree, riding boots are so classic they are a good purchase since I doubt they will go out of style!

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  14. Thanks Kristin! Sweater dresses are the best! :)

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  15. Thanks Kacie! Fall is such a great season for fashion! :)

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  16. I love sweater dresses too! When I was pregnant I was able to wear them throughout my pregnancy which was a plus!

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  17. Cute outfit! I also love sweater dresses, though I only have one. Great boots!

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  18. I did the same thing! I was about 7 months last fall and my sweater dresses were perfect! :) They were a nice alternative to maternity clothes because I was so sick of them by the end!

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  19. Ooh, girl, I totally feel you on the sweater dress love! I LOVE how cozy they are! All winter long, I wear sweater dresses with boots and leggings and scarves :)

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  20. Thanks Rebecca! Sweater dresses are so easy and comfy, they can be addicting!

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  21. I'm always on the lookout for a good sweater dress. They make you look put together, but are nice and warm!

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  22. u need to put a belt on your waist.

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