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Two dresses layered over each other is a bit of an unconventional pairing; however, it was actually quite comfortable and I enjoyed the over all look. The top dress is a vintage shift, I love the stripes and the fit; but it's a bit short for anything other than a date. The bottom dress is a thin strap pleated dress I wore in a wedding last October. Paired together, they provide the perfect amount of coverage for church.

dress 1: thrift (similar, similar or similar), dress 2: VS (same)  shoes: thrift (similar or similar)

The rest of the week, I was obviously,  feeling a bit patriotic.  :) 

shirt: old/modcloth, skirt: hand-me-down, shoes: restricted (same)

 earrings: ? (similar), shirt: everlane (same), skirt: old/banana republic,
necklace: francesca's (similar $33, or $8), sandals: florence street market

earrings: beatniks (similar), dress: vintage/thrift (similar or similar) scarf: thrift,
shoes: old/aldo (similar)

earrings: target, shirt: old/gap, lace tank: gift (same), scarf: thrift,
jeans: hand-me-downs (similar), shoes: thrift (similar)

Want more? Check out these link parties to see lots of other ladies having fun with their clothes: Watch What I'm Wearing,  Monday MingleLittle Miss Monday,  Style Sessions,  What I Wore Wednesdayand Favorite Fashion Friday101 things Link Up, & Style to Inspire.


  1. love all your outfits... the dress over dress thing works really well! yup it may be "unconventional" but you've turn it to an awesome maxi dress! :) hey, alexander wang says that in fashion, there are really no "rules" :) (paraphrased)

    would love to invite you to link up as well! --
    Rhea, Et Cetera - Style to Inspire

    happy monday!
    rhea | Rhea, Et Cetera


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