#Basic Fall :: dress + crop top

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Happy fall everyone! I'm celebrating the season in this multicolored dress layered beneath a crop top. Pretty soon the leaves will be (almost) as colorful as my ensemble. Are you excited? Because I know I am!  
Kindly ignore my lobster skin tone. Like I said, it may be officially fall but down here in the South it's still warm and sunny. Let's just say I've been hanging out at my university's outdoor pool a little too much. 
I haven't worn these heels in a while - I've been on a booties kick lately - but now that our warm days are numbered I'm trying to get the most out of my open-toed shoes. And what better way to add rockstar edge to a feminine skirt than with ankle-strap, studded heels? 
I love the artsy shape and subtle color of this thin cuff. It looks dressy and modern all at the same time. 
Simple earrings and a light colored necklace bring out the bold colors in this dress and lets them take center stage. 
A full skirt gives you a flirty vibe with ladylike charm.  
Photos by Dan Harper 
[dress: Akira, top: American Apparel, heels: Target, necklace: Kenneth Jay Lane, earrings: fine jewelry, watch: Coach, cuff: gift, bangle: Alex & Ani]

Although it doesn't quite feel like it here in North Carolina, it is officially autumn!  Pardon me for being #basic but I'm going to be real honest, fall is one of my favorite seasons because it means three things: oversized sweaters, pumpkin flavored everything, and rainbow leaves. Don't worry, I'm not about to say Ugg boots. 

But seriously, fall is a magical season, fashion-wise and otherwise, and although I'll miss those long summer nights and hot summer days I know fall will bring, quite literally, a breath of fresh air and many cute outfits (preferably consisting of sweaters and leggings...just kidding...kind of). It's hard not to be basic when fall is such a lovable season. 

SHOP :: 


48 comments:

  1. You look great and I like that pattern. xa

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  2. Love the skirt... Is so powerful!!!

    Kisses from PreppyEls
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  3. love your outfit you look soooo good! lots of love x

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  4. This skirt is absolutely outstanding and stunning. I love anything this colourful

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  5. This skirt is so pretty, love the colors!

    KARAMODE

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  6. wow beautiful skirt! you look absolutely stunning! :D

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  7. Beautiful outfit - the skirt is so special and striking! x

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  8. your outfits are always so beautiful! <3 I love that colorful pattern, so pretty :)

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  9. I love that curved bracelet! It for sure is hot in the South still. Omg. I love your hair by the way :)

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  10. First time on your blog and can I just say that you have the most amazing hair! Seriously, it is so full and curly - love it!

    Melane | Pure Perspective

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  11. You are so beautiful!!! I love your colorful skirt!!!!
    Ciao bellissima!!!
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  12. Great idea to layer a crop top over your dress. Love those shoes!

    xo, Amy Ann
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  13. lovely dear!
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  14. <33333 amazing post !
    love it
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  15. Hi Cat,
    Your skirt looks adorable
    beautiful outfit
    Kisses
    Maggie D.
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  16. you look so cute!

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  17. I love the layering, it really looks like one piece!

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  18. Wow, I'm so in love with your look, so colorful and pretty. *__*
    Lovely greets Vanessa

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  19. Hello! Greetings from Singapore. You have a very lovely blog. Love the outfit. Would you like to follow each other via Google+ and GFC? Let me know at my blog. Keep in touch.

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  20. Such a beautiful look, Kat! I love your printed dress and studded sandals! It's too early to be wearing boots all the time ;D Best, CD> ican'taffordmylifestyle

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  21. Kat you look marvelous. Love the cute skirt and the crop top. The leaves are already colorful over here. Haha I miss the summer although it looks lovely :D

    xx

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  22. I love fall as well!!! my only problem is that fall is too short (at least where I live) and then it gets pretty cold too quickly!I love the dress you are wearing in this post! The multicolored bottom is just gorgeous and fun :)
    XOXO

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  23. I always adore your outfits.
    Stay in touch!
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  24. incredible details
    xx
    love tours post!!!!
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  25. You look amazing sweetie, perfect outfit!

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  26. Love your style. I adore it! keep up a good work!!
    Would you like to follow each other?
    Let me know!!

    Best wishes,
    Vilma

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  27. Perfection dear! loving the midi
    wish you a great weekend ahead…
    Borka
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  28. Great post! I love the cute print skirt!

    xx,
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  29. Cute look!
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  30. Super lovely! I love that skirt pattern and color <3<3 Suits you well.
    You have a new fan now on GFC!
    Mind to check mine?

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  31. a wonderful combo sweety! love your dress!
    <3

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  32. lovely outfit, you look stunning. I love the skirt :)

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  33. I am totally in love with this girly look!!! The sandals are so cute!
    xoxo

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  34. Absolutely loving this look, super cute!

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  35. you accessories awesome
    you look amazing ,very chic
    xoxo

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  36. Kat I've missed you! Thank you for continuing to visit and support my blog! I'm sorry I have been so MIA! This fun flirty skirt definitely suits the model wearing it! It totally shows your personality too! Love the look girlie:)!

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  37. Cute as usual dear. Love the skirt selection. Kisses from England xxx

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  38. Stunnin skirt!


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  39. You look great dear! I love skirt , thanks for your comment ♥
    xoxo
    Missy from LIPSTICKS JUNGLE

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  40. Cute look, I am expect the sunny days in my town!

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  41. Loving the bold prints of your skirt, and those shoes are just adorable <3 <3 <3

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  42. Beautiful look Kat. You accessorized this look perfectly!

    Lauren xo
    Sophisticated In Style

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  43. You look fantastic! Love the shoes, they are the perfect touch to your look.

    Best,
    CD

    I Can’t Afford My Lifestyle

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  44. you look stunning kat! love yer printed skirt. <3


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