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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

4 Ways to Wear ~ Striped Dress

For this month's edition of 4WTW, I decided to focus on an affordable piece that you can wear now & that will easily transition into the cooler weather.  These same layering techniques would work just as easily with a solid color shift dress, if you aren't a fan of stripes.  Check out more photos from this shoot on my Facebook page and let me know which look below is your favorite!

What I'm wearing:
Xhilaration dress (here; runs small so size up), LOFT sweater (last seen here; similar), H&M belt, BCBG booties, Vintage necklace, Tasha bracelet, Zara clutch (similar)

What I'm wearing:
Xhilaration dress (here; runs small so size up), Old Navy vest (similar) & sandals (similar), Banana Republic scarf (similar here or here), Dockers aviators (similar), Vintage clutch, Michael Kors watch, Forever 21 bracelet (here)

What I'm wearing:
Xhilaration dress (here; runs small so size up), Victoria's Secret shirt (last seen here; this season's colors here), H&M coat, BCBG sandals, Target necklace (similar), gifted Ray Ban wayfarers

What I'm wearing:
H&M blazer (similar), Xhilaration dress (here; runs small so size up), New York & Company skirt (last seen here & here), Guess pumps, c/o Best Personal Jewelry necklace (here), Target sunnies (similar), ASOS clutch (similar)

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Sandy a la Mode said...

thanks SO much for sharing this!! i got the dress a few weeks ago and can't wait to style it now! :)

jenn~the stylish housewife said...

oOoOo...number 1 and number 3 are my faves! i absolutely LOVE the red collar pulled out!!! i almost bought a new striped dress at gap last week since my h&m one is just too short for everyday wear! =(

xoxo, jenn
the stylish housewife

April said...

Love the different ways you wore it! Its the perfect transitional piece!

XO

Alice Warren said...

Great post! I love all the looks!

Alice
www.happinessatmidlife.com

pieceology.com said...

Love this dress. Wish they had it in my size, I would buy it right now. I love your last look most. I'm a sucker for print mixing! Great post, really inspiring :)

-April
http://pieceology.com

Niki said...

My fave has got to be the second outfit. It's super chic and practical...a combo that's hard to do! x

Natali said...

Second and third outfit are my favorites :)

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Diana said...

I have a dress just like that from American Apparel and I am totally going to pair it underneath a skirt, or over a bright collared shirt. That just looks amazing with the statement necklace underneath. Stripes/nautical are my favorite!!

Styleclouds said...

I love the dress! So simple and so versatile! beautiful looks, my favourite is probably no 2. Have a wonderful Wednesday! xo, Christina

http://www.styleclouds.de

Neris / Fashion Fractions said...

striped dress is suh a versatile piece! i like the second casual look the best :)

xoxo,

Fashion Fractions

Applebypie said...

I like the idea of wide stripes and narrow stripes together - not thought of that one before . Spots and stripes together I am a big fan of - lovely outfits! X

Stephanie Lam said...

Love this post!!! I always say stripes are my other neutral! :)

-Stephanie
@LaminLouboutins.blogspot.com

Mira said...

You sure know how to wear a stripped dress. Like all the outfits :D
xo

glamDevils

Christinah715 said...

Love all of these! So many great ideas... I never think to layer tops over dresses! I think my favorite is the one with the leopard scarf and vest - I bought the vest you linked to and I can't wait to wear it!

Amy Shaughnessy said...

BEST post ever!! I love it! The 2nd way is my favorite. (They are all fab though!)

Amy



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ckstayingwarm said...

Outfit number 2 is FABULOUS! I love the mix of prints. I'm seriously dying for a vest like that - so chic.

xoxo
CK

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Mary said...

GREAT post!!!! That dress is so versatile! Love how you styled it so differently!

xx

HMB said...

This is perfect timing for me! My striped dress narrowly escaped my consignment bin last night - I never wear it! Now, I've got plenty of ideas!

Jenny Lauren said...

I just love your 4WTW series! I can't believe how different you always make these pieces look! I really LOVE all of these looks but I'm particularly obsessed with the last photo with the polka dot skirt and fabulous pink blazer! Dots and stripes is one of my current favourite print mixing combos!

xo Jenny
www.crazystylelove.com

Megan, TfDiaries.com said...

heyyy we're both vesting!

Xo Megan

huongie said...

I absolutely love the casual look with the cargo vest and the office appropriate look with the black H&M coat. Those looks would definitely be more of my style.

Rose Kennedy said...

The last one is the best for me :) like it! this combination of dotted skirt and striped t-shirt i love, and pink blazer of course - amazing!

Amy said...

Looks great, thanks fof the tips! I love all of these looks!

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Ronni said...

Love the last outfit as I would wear that to work!

from prosecco to plaid said...

Such a versatile dress, I love it!! xo, Julie
www.fromproseccotoplaid.com

Ronni said...

Love the last out for work!

Kristen said...

Absolutely adore how you styled the same dress 4 ways!!

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TheUrbanUmbrella said...

Great outfit mix-up! Loving the last look, totally gorgeous <3

xoxo Bree
The Urban Umbrella

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Marlen said...

ok how fantastic are you? i love all these looks- especially the first two. i keep looking at them and trying to memorize them so i can do the same styles later this week. you have an amazing style :)

Jeans and a Teacup said...

I like #1 and 2! Love the double stripes and the military vest. Looks like I need to get a striped dress asap!
~Jessica
www.jeansandateacup.blogspot.com

SK said...

These are all such great looks! Certainly made me think outside of the box!

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APainter said...

You're so good at mixing prints! What a great dress!

:)

xo,
Amy
itwasloveat.blogspot.com

Seeking Style said...

So cute! I like the 2nd way :0

xo Jennifer

http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

Christine said...

These are all great ideas! Thanks for the inspiration.
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Sara said...

This is so perfect and versatile! Well done!

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Rose Canham said...

I love those bcbg boots they are gorgeous!

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Rose xo

Kate Greer said...

I love stripes! What great ideas!

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Jessica @ Here(and)Now said...

wow - you really managed to make this dress look so unique in each outfit! Love your creativity and styling!
xx
Here&Now

silvergirl said...

since i own 2 striped dresses i loved this post
#1 is my fav, but i will probably try all of them
brett

Cathy said...

Wow, what gorgeous remixing...four completely different styles! That's creative styling, girl!

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Lindsay Patrick said...

I love this post! I have been eyeing that stripped dresses from Target and you gave me some great ideas on styling it, thanks lady!

Lindsay
LindsayJEveryday.blogspot.com

Alyson said...

all so cute! love the second casual look but adore those bcbg heels; want them every time i see you wear them.

Maria Chloe said...

You look fabulous in all these photos(:
xo,
http://loadsofashion.blogspot.com/

Rachel @ Making Life Fabulous said...

Such great ideas! I think the first one is my favorite, I love those shoes!

Giovanna said...

Too cute! My fave is the second look!

xx
Giovanna
www.oliveandanarrow.com

Mz Savvy Style said...

I love all the looks but the first two are my favorite! You really do a great job with print mixing!

JustPatience said...

Such a versatile dress. I love that you can wear a skirt over it and it still won't look bulky. love all looks.

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Sense and Sequins said...

I am really impressed, you are great at this. I like how you styled it each way.

Rebecca said...

Great & chic options for the timeless striped dress....LOVE IT!

REBECCA
www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

Kacie said...

You did a great job styling this dress! I love it!

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Hena Tayeb said...

I love all these looks.. thanks for sharing.

Audrey said...

Love them all, especially the 3rd one! xx

Kacrates said...

I like the first way :D

PinQue said...

I love all of these looks, especially paired with the polka dot skirt and pink blazer. Right up my fashion alley :)

Emily said...

I LOVE that dress! So many cute ways to style it!!

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Fabulously Average said...

love all of these looks! such versitility:)

Joanne
FabulouslyAverage.tumblr.com

styleonthecouch.com said...

My favourite is three here. That jacket is the perfect length for the dress and gives it a super chic look. Queen of closet transformation you are!

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Trina said...

I love all the pattern mixing! Just fabulous!

DeltaCIA said...

Love how the dress can be worn so many ways!

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