Thursday, March 30, 2017

I Love Turtles: styling a midi sweater-dress with a moto vest and platform booties

Spring may have sprung, and April is quite literally right around the corner...so what the heck am I doing in an รผber-cozy turtleneck sweater-dress??

Monika Faulkner outfit inspiration - styling a turtleneck sweater dress with a moto vest and platform booties

The weather aside - Vancouver continues to be as damp and chilly as it typically is in the middle of winter! - I'm also still feeling the after-effects of that horrible virus that knocked me out last week. And as much as I love my jeans, I also invariably get to the point where I want to switch things up and wear something with a skirt instead...so today it was this woolly, oversized variation on the sweater theme that came to my rescue!!

Monika Faulkner outfit inspiration - turtleneck sweater dress, motorcyle vest

Monika Faulkner outfit inspiration - turtleneck sweater dress, motorcycle vest, cross-body bag

Dresses truly are the definition of "easy", don't you agree??  One piece, add some fab footwear, and you're done!!  Of course, a bit of layering never fails to take a more basic look from perfectly fine all the way to fantastic...and my moto vest was just the thing to zshuzsh up my dress without obscuring the view!!  ๐Ÿ˜‰

Monika Faulkner outfit inspiration - midi sweater dress, motorcycle vest, platform booties

Monika Faulkner outfit inspiration - styling a turtleneck sweater dress with a moto vest and platform booties

Are you a fan of dresses as well, dear readers??  Do you wear them year-round...or wait until the weather warms up before daring to do one??  As always, I look forward to hearing from you!!

Monika Faulkner outfit inspiration - styling a turtleneck sweater dress with a moto vest and platform booties

P.S. A great big thanks to all of you for your lovely "get well" wishes; those little notes were one of the few things that had me smiling in the middle of my misery!! ๐Ÿ’‹



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4 comments

  1. I felt like reading your words I was speaking! I swing back and forth regularly between jeans and dresses or skirts. It's more fun that way!

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  2. Oh yes, I am deffinitely a dresses woman! Just like you said: easy and so stylish! Great outfit!

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  3. I love dresses, but I don't wear them much in winter. NY can get pretty darned cold! When there is a break in the weather I will rush to wear as many skirts and dresses as I can until it gets cold again. I just own too many cute skirts not to wear them all. In the summer I'm all about the dress. I love taking a simple dress and dressing it up with cardigans and scarves and colorful shoes - like what you're doing here, but I'm never quite as daring - yet.

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  4. Belated comment, but I'm a year-round dress wearer! I rarely wear pants at all these days. I love a good dress.

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