An Every Day Occasion Dress

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Photography by Rose Lazard

Location: Soho, NYC

H&M Dress | Margiela Mules via YOOX | Vintage Camo Jacket get similar HERE | Madewell Bag

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So I ordered this very pretty dress when H&M was having a Labor Day Sale. I saw one of my favorite photographers/bloggers Carin of Paris in Four Months rocking it as she traipsed around Rome. I thought hmmm, well if she looks this good on vacation in this dress, so can I. Maybe I will even manifest myself to Rome. This is how influence works. I can’t tell you have much impulse buying I’ve done thinking I could pull something off. This dress is actually really beautiful in person, almost too pretty for it to be a mere 20 something dollars. It feels super luxe and it just skims all the right places and flows so lovely. Here’s the thing though, I’m not a pretty pretty she-she dolled up kinda girl. When I put on this dress it instantly felt too girlie for me. It gives that maybe going to a wedding or it’s a one time occasion kind of dress. That’s definitely not what I wanted. I needed to tone this dress down for everyday. I had to toughen it up a bit with a camo jacket and black mules. Who knew a few accessories could make an occasion dress and everyday dress.

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Monroe

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8 responses to “An Every Day Occasion Dress”

  1. Nenette says:

    I love this look a lot, it’s such a carefree look but oh so chic at the same time. I love it!

  2. I really want it!!! @hiwote_berhanu

  3. Panty Buns says:

    I LOVE the girlie appearance of that H+M dress!
    It looks very pretty and must move beautifully as you walk in it!

  4. patricia says:

    I love the looks! you are so stylish in this outfits. this camo jacket and black mules are really good i love them..

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