(Going) Out-Skirts and The Fringes

Yesterday I went to dinner at the home of family friends.  It was another holiday celebration-type event, with exquisite food but open to a range of dressed-up casual.

Naturally, I took this as an opportunity to wear an outfit that I had not yet had a chance to test drive!

Fantastic trends I love in this combo:  electric blue, black and white houndstooth, fringey shirts, leather-trimmed items.  I kept this outfit unified by choosing my all-silver cross so as not to take away from the black and blues, and I added the crystal bracelet set from The Bay for the same reason.

What I’m Wearing

Necklace: Forever XXI

Crystal bracelets:  The Bay

Shirt: My mom’s design

Skirt: Dot’s, Victoria B.C.

Shoes: Lindsay Phillips from Town Shoes

Houndstooth Purse:  Nine West

Alpaca Scarf:  Sentaler

I wanted to be dressed-up enough to show the hosts I appreciated being a part of their dinner party, respectable enough to hang out with conservative, older professionals and still dress my age (YOUNG!!) at the same time!  Do you think I hit the mark?  Please share how YOU would handle these dressing demands by commenting below.

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14 thoughts on “(Going) Out-Skirts and The Fringes

  1. lovely outfit <33

    xoxo

  2. Daria Nadasan

    Besides the subject – I am in love with that hair of yours 😉
    Now, about your outfit, it suits you so well, you look really beautiful in blue and those legs go for days even with flat pumps 😀 you’re stunning, in conclusion

  3. Sei splendidamente meravigliosa!!!
    Complimenti per la Tua delicata e tenera bellezza di Donna 🙂
    Un cordiale abbraccio fraterno
    Claudio

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  5. Very fringey, between the shirt AND the scarf. The silvery cross really “makes” it 🙂

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  7. Love the blue!
    Thank you for following!!
    xo reversecommuter

  8. Nice look 🙂

  9. You blue sweater is nice 🙂
    You have nice pics if you want to have a look at my blog it would be so nice 🙂
    http://Mystylerecipe.wordpress.com

  10. Love your skirt!

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