Traditional Edge

Monday, August 6, 2012





work appropriate with a bright summer blazer 










[dress: Free People, heels: Vince Camuto, blazer: Ann Taylor, earrings: BP Nordstrom, necklace: boutique, ring: Guess]

For me, the reason this fabulous dress works is because of its length. I love how it's not too short and it has a high neckline. Yes, it is body-hugging, but with these other more conservative elements, I find it quite classy and, when a blazer is added, even work appropriate. The closed-toe nude pumps help as well in conveying that traditional look. It's all about proportions and only showing off so much. Also, the floral print works so well with this dress because it adds an overall sweetness to the whole look. Instead of a classic string of pearls, I opted for something more modern with a hint of sparkle, and that element creates more of an edge with this dress. Overall, this is an ensemble that I absolutely love and feel very confident in! Nothing's better than that!

18 comments:

  1. Amaazing blog and I really love it.

    Very nice photos :))



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  2. Pretty dress, it looks so perfectly polished with the blazer!

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  3. i love this! so beautiful kathleen!

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  4. what a lovely dress :)





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  5. I received your candidature for the Blog of the Month; I will choose a blog on August 15th. Good Luck to you ;)

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  6. Hi dear! Nice post :)
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  7. Very cute dress! I agree that when wearing a dress or skirt it's all about finding a balance in the proportions1

    - Vee The Avenue Vee

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  8. Thanks doll! I am following you too now. Stay in touch :)

    xx - Vee

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  9. I love the white blazer with the print of your dress!

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  10. Gorgeous dress, just like you! Love the whole outfit :)
    Btw, thanks so much for the nice comment on my blog. I just followed you on GFC, hope you did the same! And if you want, we can follow each other on other platforms. Just let me know if you do through a comment or a post on my facebook page and I'll definately follow you back!

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  11. I'm crazy for your outfit,honey!love,looove!;)
    xx
    B.
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  12. I love the outfit! You look great!

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  13. pretty fabulous Kat !

    xo
    Sam
    http://fabulouspetite.blogspot.com

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  14. Gorgeous look! Love your dress!

    Rebecca

    www.winnipegstyle.ca

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    1. Thanks so much for coming back to my blog and following on bloglovin! I am now following you too on bloglovin #12! I am looking forward to more of your posts!

      Rebecca

      www.winnipegstyle.ca

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  15. I love the outfit you look amazing! Love your blog I am your newest follower on bloglovin' and GFC. Maybe check out my blog and if you like it then follow back? Thanks
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