7.22.2010

An Outfit (Deconstructed) ... Date Night Edition

For the big date night with hubby last Friday, I pulled a Jenna Lyons and planned my outfit around my shoes...(Albeit I didn't let the girlies pick them out, but still.)

In fact I was so smitten with the shoes that the rest of the get-up was honestly a bit of an afterthought...

I ended up wearing a black dress that I scored on Gilt that had big fluttery sleeves, which gave it a sort of Studio 54/70's vibe. I felt between the sleeves and the shoes there was a lot happening, so I just added on a simple necklace and bracelet...

Pretty low-key and comfortable overall, but still a little festive. Which is really the best possible combination, no?




The Details:

  • Dress -- Love Sam (scored on Gilt)
  • Shoes -- Pollini (on sale from 4510 and similar to these and these)
  • Necklace (same one that I broke and then knotted up from last week) -- Martin + Osa
  • Bracelets -- F is for Frank bangle
  • Clutch -- Marc by Marc Jacobs

17 comments:

Gabrielle - Design Mom said...

Every detail is perfect. You are the style queen!

Stacey said...

No detail left untouched! Beautiful!

Laura said...

Love the dress - it looks so stylish and comfy. But what I really like is how the bands of color on the clutch echo the bands of color on your shoes. (I love that you included a bag in this post!)

Janie said...

Cute outfit!

paula said...

Love it! Having Ellie pick out my shoes was how I started my clothing feature. loved that idea and ellie loves heels all the time:/

juste venteux said...

very cute!

Alice Q. Foodie said...

Gorgeous! I love that bag. Just like you said, understated but festive. :)

Anonymous said...

using "blah blah blah, no?" in every post kills me a liitle bit inside.

Just Martha said...

Such breath taking style!!!AND out for a date with hubby. Sounds heavenly

Joslyn said...

Anon -- i do say that a lot...true.

sorry it's killing you inside. Yikes!

Helena - A Diary of Lovely said...

the clutch really caught my eye, gorgeous

Leigh said...

PRETTY. Love the clutch.

islandfairy said...

ah those shoes! joslin, i love these 'an outfit (deconstructed)' posts! i look forward to them like i do to my morning cappuccino.

mnemonique said...

Great. I hope the date was fine. And the purse is fabulous!

Travels in Heels said...

There are those shoes again! Great bag too!

xo,
Sara
www.travelsinheels.blogspot.com

Melissa de la Fuente said...

I LOVE your style darlin! You are just one elegant & awesome gal, ya know? So inspiring & I want that dress! Delicious!
xo
Melis

ALL ABOUT CHOCOLATE CREATIVE... said...

I just came across you blog, just the right mix, of fashion, style and interiors!! I really like this outfit, the bag is a must!!