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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Cute Outfit of the Day: Colorful Leopard

Giambattista Valli for Macy's dress: thrift $6
necklace: gift $0
shoes: thrift $4
clutch: thrift $2
Total Cost: $12

Animal prints have been a staple in our wardrobes for years! If you want to take that trend to the next level try a colorful leopard print! These non-traditional leo prints have been spotted (pun intended) all over the Fall 2013 runways! 

I think this particular dress works really well because it is a classic, more conservative silhouette. I would not advise anyone to wear these prints in a overly revealing way! For those of you that think this trend is only for the very fashion forward let me encourage you to try it in a small dose- shoes, a handbag, or even a skirt. Just like regular leopard print, stick to one piece at a time!

I love this dress but it actually doesn't fit me! I have it all pinned in the back. I could get it altered but I have so many other pretty dresses- I think I'll let someone else enjoy it! 

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  1. That necklace is perfect for it. It's too bad it doesn't fit, but it is adorable.

  2. the shape of that dress is SO lovely- i love those structured cap sleeves. and that's too bad it doesn't fit! i have a few dresses like that that i still really love, so i just leave them a bit unzipped in the back and throw a vest over them. haha crafty ;)

    PS I found you through the Pleated Poppy linkup!

    xo marlen
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  3. that dress is so fabulous! i just love it on you, great find!

    C's Evolution of Style

  4. Oh my gosh I want your dress, seriously lol

  5. I think it is wanting a thin gold belt but other than that it's perfection!

  6. So sad that this dress doesn't fit you, it's so pretty and you look great in it! I'm sure the future owner will be glad you gave it up :)

    <3 Vicki

  7. When will you be posting your latest thrift finds on ebay?

    1. I'm selling at a local flea market this Sunday so I've been saving items for the sale. I will sell on Ebay again maybe next week. If there is a particular item you want let me know!

  8. Holy wow that necklace really makes the outfit! I never would have guessed you have this dress pinned in the back, it looks fabulous on you :)


  9. I'm dying over that dress!!! So unique!!! And I know I've told you this before, but I totally wish I could pull of your hair's perfection!!!

  10. That dress is GORGEOUS. The shape is just perfect and I love how the pattern makes a more conservative dress much more funky.


  11. How amazing!!!!

    Thank you for linking up with Style Sessions!

    Lauren xx

  12. be still my animal print heart! i love this whole look, and it doesn't hurt that you have that kick ass hair either!

  13. This dress is stunning on you! Thanks for linking up!

  14. Everything in this outfit WERKS!!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE

    Nifty Thrifty