Today's Post introduces Style #2 in a Reader's Challenge Series. If you missed Style #1, click here.
|The Yellow Cloud Dress Styled for Fall|
I do believe this Orla Kiely Bag is large enough to hold a BOWLING BALL?
If these photos don't turn out, the Photographer gets it!
|Yellow Cloud Dress - by Floreat - Anthro Orig $178, |
Sale $90, eBay new $40 - Apr 2010
See my Summer Style for the Yellow Cloud here.
|The Yellow Cloud Dress with the Professoressa Jacket by Ett Twa|
If he misses this shot...smacko with the Bowling Ball
I adore the Professoressa Jacket. But I found the length a little short for this dress. The Yellow Cloud tends to pull up in the front. So the top of the lace overlay runs unevenly around the dress. It would have worked best if the Jacket was longer and covered the top of the lace all the way around.
|Professoressa Jacket - by Ett Twa - Anthro Orig $148, Sale $80 - Feb 2010|
See me wear the Professoressa Jacket in an OOTD here.
|Springing Scarf in Lime - Anthro $98 Sold Out - Dec 2009|
Somehow he manages to make me look presentable!
Score 3 for him, 0 for the Ball.
The Pastels in the Springing Scarf are complimentary to the Yellow Cloud Dress. Besides, I can't resist cashmere with tweed. The fringe adds a nice sprinkling of ivory down the front.
|Malted Barley Boots - by Area Forte - Anthro Orig $378, Sale $190 |
From Oct 2009 Hidden Catalog Stock - Apr 2010
Since the Jacket is so short, I am inclined to stick with the rule I carefully broke in Style #1. But no one said I couldn't use Ivory tights with colored sprinkles. The sprinkles add a bit of tweedy texture.
|Speckled Tights in Ivory - by Eloise - Anthro Orig $18, Sale $10 - Feb 2010|
I could whack him up side the head and he wouldn't even see it coming.
Bless him, he is doing a fabulous job for an amateur
I have one pair of boots from last Winter. You're lookin' at em! Anthro's Malted Barley Boots from the Oct 2009 Catalog. This is the first pair of boots I have ever truly loved. They offer plenty of space above the toe box. And I was completely astonished at how comfortable these are. I am on a quest to add a pair of Area Forte's in Black. Although I love Schuler and Son's just as well.
Hey Mr. Photographer! Who do I look like to you? Napoleon Bonaparte!
I found the cap in a Mall department store about a year before I was sucked into my first Anthro. I have never worn it. This just isn't something Bakersfield-ites wear. So I didn't pay much for it. The cap adds a nice poof of fluffy soft Ivory on top.
|All Leather Hand Stitched Wool Bowling Bag - by Orla Kiely 08 -|
Orig $800, Gently Used from eBay bid $420 - Apr 2009
I love this bag.
|How to Style a Summer Dress for Fall|
On second thought...I wouldn't want anything to happen to my awesome Orla Kiely Bag!
In this image you can see how the dress rides lower in the back, than the front? My Jacket needs to be longer. The idea for this outfit was to sprinkle little bits of color from the dress, Ivory in this case, and spread it about. This removes the emphasis from the Bright Yellow Dress.
Thank you Lori and Ali,
Lori of LORISPEAK created a Polyvore for the Yellow Cloud. View her inspiring outfit ideas here. I am definitely intrigued by the idea of using the dress as a jumper with a white long sleeved blouse underneath with Black and White accessories.
Ali suggested using a Taupe sweater. I don't have much Taupe is my closet. But I do have Taupe Seychelles platforms that I had already incorporated in Style #3 for Friday.
Please help Jessica style the Yellow Cloud for Fall. Leave a comment with some of your own ideas.
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