Thursday, March 14, 2013

And your telephone's been ringing while you're dancing in the rain

Today I went out for lunch with two women with whom I work. Walking through the mall, I was definitely the most colourful person in this bright orange dress. I'm trying very hard to believe spring is coming.


I bought this strapless dress from Anthropologie.com a few months ago, in the dead of winter. I've wanted to wear it so I took a cue from Sheila and wore a blouse underneath

Blouse: Vero Moda (last worn here)
Dress: Anthropologie.com
Shoes: Desigual (last worn here)


I tried on 4 pairs of shoes this morning before deciding to wear these ones. Good choice?

The dress came with a blue tie for the waist so blue shoes would also be a good choice.

I think this actually works! I'd wear this again. Not sure when since most of my wardrobe is going into storage until I find a place to live in Toronto. How will I survive living out of two suitcases for 4-6 weeks?








I bought this pin from Vitamin G before I bought the dress. It was kismet! 



11 comments:

  1. You need to have a capsule wardrobe, M! But maybe a riot of prints and colour capsule... And lots of shoes.

    Are you clearing out any stuff beforehand, or sorting it when you get there?

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  2. Adorable print! And the layering is awesome. I love how you manage to find the most perfectly matching things ever.

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  3. Good choice! I'm also a huge fan of that particular Sheila-inspiration. I like how the old-timey blouse goes with the old-timey telephones. 4-6 weeks is a while! Part of me would want to super-capsule it and make sure everything goes with everything else, but another part would just want to bring one outfit and all of the shoes. :)

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  4. I hugely LOVE this outfit! The shoes are perfect with it, as is the blouse. I would do a belt, but that's just me (a baby blue belt with rocker studs could be fun). What a great print on the dress!

    You totally need to build a capsule! It's fun!

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  5. uh yeah! the shoes are PERFECT!

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  6. Two suitcases for 4 to 6 weeks? Gaaa! Could you not ship out a couple more, even by Greyhound, which is inexpensive... You would need two just for your shoes. Regardless, you look Smashing in Pumpkin. Perfect footwear.

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  7. Fabulous outfit, Megan, love orange, love the print, love the shoes!
    Ooh, 2 suitcases? 4-6 weeks? That will be a challenge - good luck! xxx

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  8. Hi. I have been following your blog for a few months now. I have to say, I LOVE the print of this dress. The pin is wonderful as well. My father worked for the local phone company for 40+ years so I have a particular affection for telephones. Congrats on your move. I hope you enjoy your new city and job. Can't wait to see the next outfit.

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  9. How cool! The dress, the layering, the shoes - and when I saw the heel of the shoe and the colors, OMG - they are fabulous! Great outfit!

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  10. It's a great outfit - yes, spring is definitely around the corner!

    I have a friend who is always very put together. She starts her day by selecting the shoes first and build from there. Go figure.

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  11. OOoh, two suitcases for 4 - 6 weeks??! That would be rather disconcerting; I would have to go with 4 or 5 outfits that I really really loved and rotate them throughout the weeks. I like how the dress looks layered over the blouse - I've found cute strapless dresses at thrift stores but always left them behind because my strapless days are behind me.

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