OOTD // brown pinstripe dress


Hey Babes!


The fact that Christmas is in two weeks and it’s still hot enough to get a nice tan at the beach here in Florida baffles me. I mean, we’ve had some cold days recently, but for the most part it’s nice and sunny. But, as someone who loves summer and hates the cold, I’m not complaining. Especially because I can wear things like this brown pinstriped dress from Charming Charlie and not look ridiculous.

I love this dress because the fabric is very luxurious feeling, and it has a sophisticated and classy, yet trendy look to it, making it a great day-to-night piece. I recently wore this dress to a dinner at Seasons 52, and I felt like I fit right in with the atmosphere. It wasn’t too fancy to where I was overdressed, but I still looked elegant enough to where I wasn’t underdressed either. I didn’t really dress up this outfit too much because it has a lot going on already with the bow and the stripes, but I did wear a pair of white snakeskin heels from Chinese laundry. I hate when patterns are mixed, but the snakeskin print on the shoes is very subtle, so it doesn’t clash with the stripes.

Speaking of the stripes, I love them because they elongate your body and make you look thinner, like black does. I also really like the fact that it ties in the front at the waist, because it emphasizes and cinches your midsection.


As you might have heard, Charming Charlie officially closed its doors for good in August, but if you like this dress, you can find a couple of similar ones at Lulu’s. I linked them here and here.

What do you think about this dress? Let me know in the comments!


dress well. eat well. live well.



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