Friday, November 11, 2011

Layer Cakes Are Delicious...

I am determined to keep trying this layering thing.  Maybe it is because I have no desire to start wearing my heavy winter coat again...so I throw on another layer that I can then take of when I start sweating like usual.  Or, maybe it is the fact that I always wanted to be able to wear layers without looking too bulky and never could because of the big boobs...but now things actually fit over them!!



Dress, belt-Target/shirt-Madewell/Vest-Kensie/Boots-Loft/Jewelry-Bauble Bar, Nordstroms, Black sheep

This outfit was styled around my new fuzzy vest from Ideelli. As soon as it arrived, I knew I wanted to wear it with one of my favorite flowey dress.  Then, since the dress sleeves are elbow length, I decided the denim shirt could serve as another layer under the vest to keep me warm.  I have seen the layers over a dress look in so many magazines and catalogs and thought if they can do it, I can look cool in my layers too! 
I love how this outfit turned out...



Dress-Macy's/Shoes-Williams/Jewelry-Black Sheep, Target/Turtleneck-Gap

I bought this dress on super sale at Macy's a few weeks ago.  While planning my outfit Wednesday night, I decided on this sweater dress for Thursday.  Then, I tried it on and realized I had one problem...it was short sleeved...  Problem solved...I decided to layer under with a thin turtleneck.  I have always been a fan of turtlenecks...not sure why!  Love the color peeking out from the sleeves and neckline.  But, about halfway though the day, I caught a glimpse of my backside in the mirror and realized that this dress is a bit short...so maybe next time I will ad another layer...leggings!

12 comments:

The Suburb Experiment said...

You look fantastic in both outfits! I'm going to try layering this winter, too. It's better for the super hot/freezing cold crapshoot at work. :)

Jenn
The Suburb Experiment

Mimi said...

I Love your new vest!!! The layered look is my favorite trend and u look so very "fall" in both outfits;)

Tiffany said...

These are both such cute looks!! I love the sweater dress and that vest is fantastic@!!

Marie McGrath (The Joy of Fashion) said...

Wao, you really are taking on the layering trend! I think you are doing a fantastic job at layering to keep you toasty and to also look chic and fashion forward. Keep up the great work!

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Jenni @ Engineered Style said...

Those black boots are from Loft?! I love the buttons on the side--super cute!

Tysie said...

Love your "layer cakes" - you look fantastic (both outfits)!!!

Carly said...

Both outfits are fantastic..loving that fuzzy vest and LOVE the printed dress with the black and brown accents...mixing those colors is always a great combo.
Hope you are having a great weekend.
C

Ana from Sweet Serendipity said...

Love the layering in the first outfit. Super cute, and your boots are all so gorgeous. Love them!!

Tabitha said...

I love the layered look and I think like everything it's trial and error. Some look great and some you just feel ok in. I like this one - the vest really adds more depth to it and keeps you warm. :)

Shea said...

I love these layered looks! Especially the dress + button up + vest--I'm going to have to try that combination!

Kassi said...

Hooray for a super sale. I love the way you styled it. The layered look is great!

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Claire said...

wow, great looks! the vest is amazing, and that sweater dress is fab too!

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