Wednesday, September 17, 2014

NDM Styles : One Dress Two Ways

I just realized it has been awhile since I did an outfit post.  In all honestly I have not bought much new lately.  I find it hard to shop in this in between weather.  It is still hot as crap here in Charleston and I am over buying Summer Clothes,  I am so ready for crisp cool air and fall clothes.  I was inspired after I saw this dress on Liz.  I loved the colors and style and knew I wanted it to wear now and into Fall.  What I love most about this dress is how versatile it is.  Liz paired hers with knee high boots and it looked awesome, I paired mine with booties and flats and loved those looks as well!  You could also toss on a blazer or leather jacket as well for a more streamlined look.



 I first paired it with some plum D'Orsay flats.  If you need new flats I love these Vince Camuto ones.  They look so similar to the Vince ones I wanted but they are a 1/3 the price (under $100)!  The color is the perfect shade of eggplant for Fall!


I am wearing a small in the dress for those curious.   It is super soft too.  I think it will look great with tights once it cools down!



This picture makes me laugh.    Sterling had been  peering out the window trying to get in the pictures!


I don't want to forget my necklace.  English Norman custom created this for me with the kids names engraved and I absolutely love it!  My mom loved it so much she is ordering the same one with all the grandkids names hanging down.  It is such a special necklace. 

Shop her site here and you can email her about custom orders!



I am really loving the Soft Joie line.  It is the less expensive Joie line,  it is all is so comfortable and under $200.  
I love the blouse version like the dress mainly because I love the pattern!

A few other Soft Joie Favorites!






13 comments:

Amy Florez {Baby Mama Juice} said...

That necklace is everything!!!!!!

Krystine @ www.KrystineEdwards.com said...

So cute! And that necklace- LOVE!

Lindsay, XO Lindsay said...

I love the dress! I actually prefer it with the pop of color on the bottom, especially that plum! But those booties are pretty fab too!

caycee said...

This dress looks amazing on you!!

Nat said...

Love the dress with the booties!! I'm obsessed with that necklace and think I need one after baby #2 is here

E Hayes said...

Love the look with the booties and the blouse version. Such a cute necklace too!

Jillian said...

im totally over summer weather too... i hope it cools down soon! cute dress! xo jillian - cornflake dreams

Dominique DeLaney said...

I love those plum flats...I'm sure I will be living in flats before too long!! You look adorable as usual!

Gaby [The Vault Files] said...

Ok those flats look amazing!!! And I really love how you styled the dress, looks fantastic with both shoe options!

English said...

Thanks, Natalie!! The necklace looks so perfect on you!

Lucy said...

English and her family live in my parents old house and her children go to school where I used to teach, such a small world!

Nada Manley said...

This is adorable! Love the dress on you, and the purple shoes with it. Cute! Nada Manley (BeautyMommy)

Felice Killian said...

That necklace would be a great gift for someone. Definitely love the dress with the booties!