Raiding My Sister's Closet: Dress it Up/Dress it Down

Tuesday, September 9, 2014


I think lace can be so beautiful.  It is so soft and romantic looking, and it has really been making a come back in the last year or so!  I got this top at the clothing swap that I went to last week and had mixed feelings about it when I tried it on.  I am completely sold on it now, because, not only does it fit my pregnant belly, it also turned out 2 great outfits for me in the last week. I have a feeling I am going to wear this shirt a lot in the next few months!  It is so versatile, and a classic looking piece.

Dress it Up:  The lace makes a nice contrast to the dark, bold stripe giving it a feminine touch.  The earrings and pumps also help to give the overall look polish.  
 lace shirt: clothing swap (similar)// black shirt: downeast basics// skirt: forever 21(similar)// shoes: mootsies tootsies// 
earrings: forever 21(similar)

Dress it Down:  The denim and colored pants make this outfit much more casual, but the earrings and heels make it completely acceptable for a night out (but I would totally wear it to the grocery store)!  
 
 shirt: clothing swap(similar)// black shirt: downeast basics// pants: JC penney (similar)// shoes:  DSW// Purse: Kate Spade// earrings:  gift from a friend

Go see how Merrick and Janssen dress a piece up and dress a piece down!  
   



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  1. I'm loving the dressed down look that you picked here! I love the top paired with the edgier pants!

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    1. Thanks, Paige! You always hope when you pair something together that everyone else will think it works as well as you do! Thanks for the validation ;)

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    1. Thank you! I have a feeling I am going to LOVE wearing it this fall! Especially with a cardigan, a jacket or vest over it!
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