{For Fashion's Sake} Saturday: From Daytime to Date Night.


I decided to do a little 'how to turn a casual Saturday outfit into a sassy date night ensemble" and I was really excited how it turned out. I'm crazy about the whole pairing something really casual, like a plain t-shirt and a leather belt with something quite "fancy" (please tell me you've seen that Up All Night episode?), like a lace skirt and pearls to create a perfect medium of dressy/casual--appropriate for a fun pizza joint or a prestigious art museum.
Would you do it?
Have you all heard about this Amazing Lace e-roomates thing that's happening on the blogosphere? Well it's pretty exciting and you can read about it over here at Ask the Duplex. Think Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, only it's a lace dress that some lucky bloggers get to style however they please. That's what I'm wearing in this post...and now that I've totally fallen in love with it, I have to send it off to Kristen from 6th Street Design School. Have fun styling Kristen!
The dress wasn't my style nor was it my size, so I flipped it under and belted it to make it a skirt instead.

the breakdown:
hair.do: top-knot
pearl necklace: mom's
t-shirt: gap body
grandpa sweater: Marcus' thrifted
green scarf: forever21
'a' watch: urban outfitter
dress-turned-skirt: the amazing lace
jeans: flying monkey (old)
rainbow huaraches: target (old)
blue suede heels: seychelles (from high school)
leather belt: thrifted


Christi Brazee said...

i would definitely try this! it's adorable!


jenni austria germany said...

looooove that skirt. or rather, "skirt". i would have worn it as a skirt too.

kitunse-kun said...

fun! pretty lace!

scott-and-jen.blogspot.com said...

Love the skirt!

Rachel Luke said...

you are too brilliant! HOT!

Shannon Heart's said...

Both looks are really cute.  I love your date night look.  The dress made the prettiest skirt.  Great idea.


Vanisha Mishra-Vakaoti said...

I love both looks, I love the transition, very effortless. But your heels - I love those heels!

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Ashley Nielson said...

Thank you!

Cecilia Harvard said...

I love how you switched up this outfit for both a daytime and nighttime look. Such a graet idea and your hair looks absolutely amazing <3


Courtney said...

Love the dress! I try to make dresses skirt but it just doesn't work for me. You look fabulous.

Cait Emma Smith said...

you look so so cute! 

Jess Costa-Rodrigues said...

nice skirt! check out the prom themed birthday party on my blog and please comment. kisses!


Lauren said...

I think what makes the date night version work so well for me is the pairing of the scarf and shoe colours, they really put it all together! Love the dress as a skirt on you, it looks gorgeous!


alexis said...

you sure worked it! Seriously your style is insane. You could make it a profession. Like the girl in Devil Wears Prada. Also, Up All Night is one of my favorite shows :)

Blissful_and_domestic said...

such cute outfits. I love that skirt too!! I found your blog via Clothed Much. I am having a Blog Hop Party right now and would love for you to link up:>


Liesl said...

Looking adorable, as always, and what a fun skirt and heels! <3

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