Sunday, July 6, 2014

Red Remix

Okay, okay... I am guilty of being an outfit repeater. But who isn't? Since I started earning on my own, I've been indulging in my shopping urges but I've also learned the art of being thrift a.k.a. smart shopping. When I look at an item before buying it, I tend to evaluate a few things: 1) where can I wear it, 2) how many ways can I style it, and 3) would I be able to pair it with other pieces in my closet. These are just some of the thoughts that go through my mind, there are a few more (that I would spare you of!). So, yes, I am slowly transitioning away from my impulsive ways (of which I had also been guilty of) to investing in timeless pieces that I can maximize use of.


If you can remember this top dress (if you can't, let me refresh you with this post), I really loved it when I first saw it online. But I had to stop and think if I would want to purchase the dress given that it might not be versatile enough. But lo and behold, I managed to turn this dress into a top and paired with black leggings for a bit more dressed up downtown chic look. A high ponytail was all I needed to complete this look. I love the cutout detail around the neckline so I always skip the necklace whenever I am wearing this dress. 

What outfit have you tried re-mixing lately?


 

11 comments:

  1. You look great Abigail!! Love your blog. Thanks so much for visiting mine!! Have an awesome day!!

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  2. Enjoy your blog! I love red on you and the top is pretty with the cutaway.
    from the link up, jess
    please stop by
    http://www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

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  3. Red is the best colour for you. It reflects well onto your face. You look healthy and radiant in it. Beautiful!

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  4. Abby,

    You look great as usual!
    I myself am an outfit repeater.
    I love to remix LBD.

    Thanks for linking up with I Would So Rock This!!

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  5. Such a great idea and you make it work! Never would've thought this was a dress. Red is your color!
    -Chelsey
    -http://chelseypatti.blogspot.com

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  6. red is such a gorgeous colour and looks great no matter the occasion!! :)

    Layla xx

    www.sprinklesofstyle.co.uk

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  7. That "top" is a dress??? I never would have guessed! What a great idea! I'll have to remember that little trick.

    I think you're smart about your shopping, asking yourself those three questions. Sounds like you're being quite the thrifty shopper!

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  8. Great idea! I love when it works out so you can mix and match pieces to create two totally different outfits! Returning the love from the Style Elixir link up!

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  9. Love that you are mixes other pieces to get more outfit ideas and styles. I'm going to doing the same thing.
    Chimere
    http://www.ChimereNicole.com

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  10. Would never have guessed that it was a dress! love the bright red!
    glamamom.com

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  11. Great restyling! I love that color red!
    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com

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