Simple Attire, Better Effect

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Although I've only worn this skirt twice, it seemed appropriate for the evening's agenda ahead. This is the outfit that I wore to a friend's celebratory work promotion dinner, followed by a quick girl's night out. Quick because I had an early flight out for a wedding the next morning. The latter engagement's themed attire was stated to be what my friend Melissa called, "dress casual," however I knew better their version of dress casual was still going to be as chic as ever! But, I trusted my instincts!
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And since I throw all preliminary thematic titles out the window when it comes to my dressing, I just decided to style accordingly ... how I felt! I was a bit exhausted from running errands, oh, and shopping, yet I did want to look nice in a relaxing but feminine, summery way.

I only changed twice, then abruptly fell upon the simpler version of the look that I was after. There was no sequins or lace intermixed in my ensemble thought process, believe it or not! It was the perfect look that I wanted. Mission accomplished.
All was well and good, everyone seemed to go for the exact same feeling. Not one soul overtly sexy or trying too hard; it was merely a stylish group of people who simply wanted to have an enjoyable time. It's quite funny how a simple look may even grant you compliments from people that you thought never even noticed your style prior to, well anything!

How's your week going? Did you have anything interesting happen?


The goods:  Tank-Express, Heels-Salvatore Feragamo, Necklace-/Skirt-F21, Animal clutch-DIY
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70 comments

  1. That skirt is beautiful, and the green is such a great color choice!

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  2. You look so elegant and graceful! Wish I had your sunshine. x

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  3. Love your skirt and gorgeous clutch
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  4. Nice outfit!
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  5. Edelfabrik21 June, 2012

    Beautiful skirt! I love this fabric but I'm always a bit frightend to wash it :)

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  6. You look beautiful and so so chic sweetie! Adore your skirt and i am in love with those shoes! :)

    Take care,Daniella xox

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  7. You pulled the casual chic look off perfectly!  I so understand what you mean too.  Often I try to achieve that balance and I've put together looks kind of similar to this with different types of skirts.  But I am absolutely swooning over yours!  I think I should head on over to F21.  Did you buy it recently? :) xoxo

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  8. I LOVE this skirt on you; it has such a classy, ballerina effect to it!  :)

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  9. I cannot believe that the skirt is is from f21! i loves!

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  10. GlamChameleon21 June, 2012

    Such a beautiful skirt dear, it goes excellent with your pretty skin color!! Loving the necklace as well!!
    Hope u're doing well! Happy Thursday! xoxo
    Jelena

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  11. TomJTaylor21 June, 2012

    http://goo.gl/lxBvb

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  12. Such a pretty skirt, perfect!!!! So feminine!
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  13. Love the color of the skirt! Beautiful :)

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  14. francesca romana capizzi21 June, 2012

    I am head over heels for that skirt!!


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  15. Aww, thanks Jelena! Enjoy your weekend! xx

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  16. Such a pretty skirt, so feminine and romantic. You look beautiful!

    xo, Yi-chia

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  17. I know! I was impressed as well. -xx Happy weekend.

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  18. Thanks Rocquelle. I really love this skirt ... Don't know why I had not worn it more! :)

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  19. It's very delicate, I handwash normally. and with my silk version I dry clean.

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  20. aww you look so beautiful! i love yoru skirt! its such a lovely color :)

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  21. :-) I love ballerina effects.

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  22. You look so pretty! Love that skirt with the green tank :)

    Annie
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  23. Amazing outfit!!

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  24. Mary Summers21 June, 2012

    That skirt is classic and so beautiful! I bet it flows really pretty when you walk! Great purchase!

    xx,
    mary

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  25. Runninginwedges21 June, 2012

    Seriously In love with your blog! So glad I found it. 

    Love that skirt :)


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  26. That skirt is the sweetest! It's perfect for the Summer and the nude colour means it goes with everything.

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  27. Lovely skirt, it looks fabulous on you!

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  28. i think this is a perfect mix of causal and dressy - that skirt is just divine!

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  29. Thechicsheet.net22 June, 2012

    This outfit reminds me of SJP's look from Sex and The City :) Beautiful!

    XX,
    Miranda

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  30. I love your outfit, simple but  very chic. I never really trust those casual dress codes and always prefer to get dressed up a bit. I always think you are far better off overdressed than underdressed.

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  31. Gorgeous look, darling!
    Love that skirt!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  32. You look just lovely! The necklace makes it all so cohesive and chic! 

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  33. Mary Jo at Trustyourstyle22 June, 2012

    That is just a beautiful skirt--I love the color and length--it's also something you can wear in so many ways--I really would love to have a piece like this to add into my summer wardrobe. Happy weekend to you!

    xo Mary Jo

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  34. cute outfit! love the skirt!
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  35. I love, love, love that skirt!  And what an unexpected pairing with the green!  So fun!

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  36. Strung_Out602522 June, 2012

    I love this skirt, it's very pretty! It's nice that sometimes the simple outfits are the ones that get you the most attention

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  37. Oh to Be a Muse22 June, 2012

    I think this skirt flows really well, so I'm glad you chose to wear it. It's simple, but pretty.

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  38. This is such a lovely skirt! So feminine and delicate. If I wore something like this, I don't think I could restrain myself from twirling, all day long! You look beautiful! :)

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  39. Aww, thanks lady! I love this skirt very much and yes it's fun to twirl in as well! xo

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  40. I agree, sometimes simple just works! Happy weekend to you. Thanks for your comment. :)

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  41. Thanks Cheryl! Enjoy your weekend.

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  42. Thanks so much!
    Hope you have a great weekend.

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  43. :) Thank you dear. It's so fun and feminine. Wishing you a lovely weekend. xx

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  44. Me too! Thanks Francesca! xxoo

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  45. Thanks Miranda! Oh, I remember that episode too! xx

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  46. Is that a green + pale pink combo I see?  Very nice!  That clutch is amazing, too!!  Sounds like you had a great night.

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  47. Love the skirt! Pairing it with a green tank top gives it a refreshing and fun feel! :o) 

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  48. somekindofstyle23 June, 2012

    love your wonderful styling look so so chic, indeed! thanks, trying to get my schedule ready for Berlin Fashion Week.. argghhh! ;)

    xoxo

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  49. Gawsh friend you are always hopping on a plane!!!! I love the simple outfit too. I actually don't dress up when I go out anymore. I think it's one of those things you just outgrow. 

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  50. i love this outfit. the pop of green is just so lovely, and that clutch is definitely special!
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  51. Very nice outfit!
    Have a nice weekend :)
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  52. Caitie Schlisserman23 June, 2012

    you look so lovely! I love this outfit on you.

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  53. That's so sweet, Thanks so much Yi-chia. I hope your weekend is going well. -xx

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  54. lol. Yes, but fortunately it's mostly for leisure visiting friends and family. I hope your weekend and summer is going well dear.  -xxoo hugs!

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  55. Thank you! Oh, Berlin FW sounds great, I've been trying to get there one of these days to visit a couple friends there. Perhaps next year. Enjoy yourself. :)

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  56. hehe, yes, an odd but lovable combination! I just tend to mix and mix and think about it later. Thanks for the lovely comment Steph. Happy weekend. xx

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  57. Thanks Mary Jo! It is quite versatile so I think it would be a great purchase! Enjoy your weekend as well. xxoo

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  58. chioma anosike24 June, 2012

    i love this skirt on you! so simple yet chic :)

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  59. You look amazing in every clothes you wear.

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  60. Love, love, love chiffon.  A stunning look!
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  61. I spy some separates that need to make their way into my closet...especially that pleated skirt! *love* the look and glad you stopped by my blog and left a comment so I could find you!  Enjoy your week!

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  62. This is a beautiful, elegant look. The beige and Kelly green look really sharp together. Perfect outfit for a celebration dinner!

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  63. I absolutely adore your tulle skirt. It's too cute and so feminine! x

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  64. Love that skirt! Such a pretty look :)

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