Making My Shirt Dress Go the Extra Mile

If you follow my Instagram page, you know how much I love me a good ol’ white button-down shirt. But how about a white button-down dress? Could it be just as versatile? Could I make it a bit more…edgy? Well, I added on a crop-top that I bought on a whim (and hardly wore) et voilĂ !

Photography courtesy ze boyrfriend, A.L.

I couldn’t help but feel a little bit Moira Rose-esque in this black and white combo. If you haven’t watched Schitt’s Creek yet, please do. The pilot episode didn’t hook me in the first time but by the time the show came to an end, I was bawling. A feel-good show for any anxiety-ridden fellows like myself.

Previously, I’d thought that, at most, the only thing that could go over a shirt dress was a piece of outerwear like a sweater, a blazer or a coat of some kind. Putting on a top on top of a dress wasn’t something that clicked at first until I went on Pinterest and saw a few other ladies putting on crop tops on top of their dresses. Who would’ve thought?

Seriously, you guys, if you haven’t made use of Pinterest to get some outfit inspo, try it out! It changed my game, for sure. You can find my curated board of Outfit Inspo right here.

Until next time! x

Earrings – H&M
Dress – Forever 21
Crop Top – Max Fashion
Bag – Local Shop
Shoes – NEXT

Too Late for Florals? Part Three

Welcome to Part Three of my Floral Dresses Edit.

I have been patiently waiting to upload this post because when the recent thunderstorms descended upon Shillong, it really did seem “too late for florals”.

The good news is that the sun is shining outside right now as I’m writing this. The not-so-good news is that this dress is from SheIn and we all know what’s happened there. A bit of Googling has planted seeds of hope that the website might return so fingers crossed. My wishlist on there was a mile long before we were parted.

Photography courtesy my boyfriend A.L.

The print on this dress I’m wearing is a beautiful mix of details in different size ranges. From the large flowers to the small ditsy ones, the print is really well balanced. It fits into Trinny Woodall‘s advice that I mentioned in my previous post about not letting a print overwhelm you.

Wrap dresses are a great piece for any body shape, I’d say. They’re great for highlighting your waist and giving you that hourglass shape. (You know how I love it when I get #waisted.) Wrap ties on dresses and tops are wonderful for adjusting the piece to fit the shape of your body. They’re super flattering and I can’t recommend them more.

Headband Stoln (similar linked)
NecklaceCustom Made
Dress – SheIn
Shoes – Truffle Collection

There’s more than a small nip in the air in town these days – especially when it rains and in the evenings – so my floral dresses will be going into hibernation real soon.

Thank you for visiting my little space on the world wide web and I hope you’ve enjoyed my #FloralDressesEdit posts. Find my previous two posts here and here.