Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Add-ons


Sometimes all it takes are a few "add-ons" to complete a look. Take for instance this chambray dress that I literally bought almost two years ago. It's been a handy little dandy over the years. The miraculous thing about it is that it can transform into something new each time I add a few fresh accessories. 

Forever 21 Chambray Dress (old: similar here and here) // Wallis Heels c/o (similar here and here) // Nordstrom Big Buddha Embroidered Clutch // Itchelita Necklace & Bracelet c/o // Forever 21 Mirrored Sunglasses (option here)

SHOP MORE CHAMBRAY DRESSES:
With the amount of nauseating bills we just got nailed with from the dentist and veterinarian + our late summer vacation starting Friday, this girl has no other option than to incorporate more "add-ons" to pieces hanging in the closet (for the next several weeks) and NOT from a store rack. Willpower, please take over me and my not so logical mind when it comes to clothes.


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Shanna

61 comments:

Lauren Rutherford said...

Hi Shanna
I love your outfit!!! Especially loving the chambray with the hot pink shoes!!! The close up of your face without your sunglasses on is soooo pretty!
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Love Lauren xx

Lauren Rutherford said...

P.S. I totally get where you are coming from with the whole will power vs. Bills situation!!!
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Sandy a la Mode said...

i have similar sunnies from old navy!!

xo,
Sandy
Sandy a la Mode

Erica Zar said...

Love, love, love this entire look!! I absolutely need a chambray dress and that clutch is pure perfection!!

Hope your week is going well!

xo, Erica
Casually Styled

prettyanddelectable.com said...

Cute dress... it looks comfy too! Yay for a late summer vacation! We have one planned for Labor Day weekend and I can't wait. :)

Alice Warren said...

Love this dress and I love how you accessorized this outfit while keeping the dress just as it is. Good luck no resisting temptations at the mall! You can do it!

Alice
www.happinessatmidlife.com

Ashleigh said...

Good luck!
Love those heels. They are so fabulous. You look like... a Texas Barbie.In a good way. I love Barbie.
-Ash
www.stylizedwannabe.blogspot.com

Alexandra Stella said...

That is a lovely look Shanna. And you are right, it is a great, versatile dress. I am a big fan of shirt dresses in general. Also your clutch is totes adorable.

Alex - Funky Jungle

Jeanne said...

Lovely look!
XO
Jeanne
http://fashionmusingsdiary.blogspot.fr

Rachel Turone said...

Absolutely love this Shanna.. Amazing clutch! My favourite outfits lately are simple ones up up updated with gun accessories! This makes me want to dig out my denim dress and give it a new lease of life! You look stunning! Xxx

Rachel said...

Such a gorgeous necklace, and fun pop of pink from your shoes!! :)
Those dentist & vet bills are always a pain. Exciting that you have a vacation to look forward to though! :)
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My-cliffnotes said...

I love your dress! And those shoes!!

Rachelle (http://pinksole.com/) said...

This shirt dress is everything I wished it was still available, you look stunning.

xo
​PinkSole​

Whitney and Blaire said...

I love that dress! So cute with those shoes, and I am obsessed with that bag! Great look.
xo, Whitney and Blaire
Peaches In A Pod

Victoria Mason said...

This is so true! I wore a black dress that I always add on to and it works on so many levels. Great look, Shanna!

And I totally hear you on the shopping from your closet. I'm in the same position right now. Hard with fall coming around the bend!

L,
Vicky
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Susan Jeffries said...

That chambray with the hot pink heels is fabulous! Not to mention that amazing clutch!! I love this outfit Shanna! And sometimes, adding accessories is more fun than buying new clothes! Susan

Cynthia Yang said...

This is such a great look! So effortless but still put together. Love the clutch and bright colored heels with the dress. Those are gorgeous heels! Have a great rest of the week, Shanna! ~Cynthia

Caroline said...

I've been convinced that I need to add a denim dress to my closet, and I'll take this post as encouragement ;) I LOVE the way you paired with with hot pink shoes though - didn't even think of that, but it looks so awesome!

Taramixandmatch said...

I really need a dress like that, I love how versatile it is! Your heels are so cute!

Inge Jane said...

This dress seems terribly comfortable! It's really cute too, love how you've styled it here.

Anna Belle said...

I love this outfit so much! The dress actually looks comfortable (yay!) and that clutch is so pretty! Plus, I love white nail polish too!

Charnele Michel said...

August is denim season and your are rocking this chambray dress!

Cha Cha The Fashion Genius

SMD @ lifeaccordingtosteph said...

Love what you did here! It looks fresh and your accessories are popping. Love that dress, an oldie but a goodie! I love those types of pieces.

Debbie Stinedurf said...

Shanna~ I am in love with this dress! And you're so right...accessories make all the difference.
Debbie
www.fashionfairydust.blogspot.com

Ally said...

Obsessed with this! I am a huge sucker for chambray shirts and why not add a dress into the mix! Love all the pops of color. Chambray makes the perfect backdrop for anything.

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Dawn Lucy said...

Really love this cute look! What a great way to glam up a denim dress! ADORABLE!
OXOX
Dawn Lucy
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Ginny MyNewFavoriteOutfit said...

I totally think accessories can make an outfit, I love your necklace and clutch here.

Rachel Lynne said...

Absolutely love this chambray dress and how cute is this embroidered clutch?!

The Real Arnolds said...

It is amazing what accessories can do to totally change an outfit! I can imagine this dress looking really different dressed more casually. It's always nice to have pieces like that. You look great!

xo, Amy Ann
The Real Arnolds

Rebecca said...

Go Shanna!!! The devil is indeed in the details....but that chambray dress looks just as fresh as it was and that's what we get for buying the classics....it never gets old!!

Rebecca
www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

Helene in Between said...

this is what I love about chambray- you can wear it forever!!! you look beautiful and nothing wrong with add ons :)

Helene in Between said...

this is what I love about chambray- you can wear it forever!!! you look beautiful and nothing wrong with add ons :)

Rachel said...

I've been seeing this bag everywhere and it's just so pretty and colorful!

Penniless Socialite said...

I love this look! Every time I try out a shirt dress I feel like I look like I left the house without pants. I think the missing piece is heels. I can't wear it with flats.

Sarah Tucker said...

I love how you dressed this look up! You've got the power to not shop! Just look in your closet lol!

Shira said...

I totally agree about the "add ons" and it seriously makes this outfit SO fun!

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Nicole Peters said...

I am literally drooling over those shoes right now!!! =)

Nicole Peters said...

I am literally drooling over those shoes right now!!! =)

Nicole Peters said...

I am literally drooling over those shoes right now!!! =)

Amanda @ A Good Hue said...

Cute outfit! I've been budgeting myself and having to 'shop' my own closet and pair different combos :P

Always Maylee said...

That's what I love about chambray dresses, you could wear them forever and in so many ways. You look super cute! Love the clutch and shoes!

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

Linda Cassidy said...

Chambray is your colour, you look stunning in these pics ( well you always do but there is something in these ones that pop). Love the dress and accessories and a shopping hiatus, ouchie but for all good reasons.

Adri Lately said...

Love when older items can get remixed and revived with some accessories! Not to mention, those accessories are amazing!
xo Adri
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Whitney James said...

You look great, and I love the add on's. That dress is really nice and can be worn so many ways. Great find!

~Whitney
www.whitneynicjames.com

Sarah said...

Love those shoes. Well anything pink my book is pretty darn awesome.

Lindsay Truax said...

Love the pink shoes!

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Nicole Layne said...

Your accessories are amazing and completely make this outfit! I love your clutch!

Nicole
Nicole to the Nines

Darcy said...

Super cute look!! Good luck with savings! I always try to do that with good intentions, but it never lasts more than a couple weeks!
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Lauren said...

Shanna, your pink heels are insanely cute! Love them! Great look.

Lauren xo
Sophisticated In Style

Elise @ High Heels and Glittering Eyes said...

Hahaha "handy little dandy" cracked me up. That necklace is stunning.

Tori said...

Add On's totally change up the whole look and feel of an outfit! I love this dress on you--the shape is perfect--and all the add ons really make it special :)

Tori
FashionBlingGirlyThings

Ginnie said...

I'm obsessed with your clutch ... gorgeous!!

Nikki said...

I love love love this look!! You look fabulous. The chambray dress with those shoes and that necklace. Seriously fantastic!

Nikki
thefashionablewife.com

Allison Weeks said...

Amazing look! <3

Sweet Madame Blue

OccasionallyAJ said...

This would make me look like a potato sack, but YOU look AMAZING! So easy but still spunky and fun!

-AJ
OccasionallyAJ.com

Carylee said...

I love that accessories can make an outfit feel brand new! And this is a perfect chambray shirt dress!
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Miss Hot Couture said...

The accessories definitely make the outfit pop!

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DC in STYLE said...

This is definitely one of my favorite looks!!! The dress looks very comfy, I can even feel the soft fabric:)
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Laura B @ Walking in Memphis in High Heels said...

Loving every single piece of this outfit!!!

Makaila said...

Seriously, LOVE this outfit Shanna!

Misty, Handbags + Handguns said...

Thank you for keeping it real. Thank you for wearing clothes I can afford. :)

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