Did y’all have a good Valentine’s Day yesterday? I have to brag on my hubby for surprising Jordan with something special for her very first Valentine’s Day. He bought her a “J” initial necklace from James Avery and I had nothing to do with it! #babysfirstjewelry 😉 And he got her a sweet card too! I remember my Dad always getting my mom and me a heart-shaped box of candy each year and it’s still a special memory for us both.
For today, I found the most adorable navy and white striped sheath dress
that’s a real workhorse in your wardrobe because you can dress is up or down and wear it for so many occasions. Below I’ll show you how to wear it for work, date night, lunch/dinner or weekend.
FIT: This dress fits TTS, I’m 5’1, 106 pounds and am wearing XS. It hits me just below the knee, so if you’re taller, it would be shorter of course.
You may remember in my How to Style Leopard Heels for Date Night & Work post, I showed you a sneak peek of this dress, with a leopard heel to spice it up. You absolutely can mix stripes with other patterns like leopard or floral (these heels would be darling for Spring). If you keep your bag and jewelry solid, it helps keep your outfit from looking too confusing.
If you don’t have leopard heels and want to keep this look on the neutral side, wear it with your nude heels
. Nude heels are a favorite because they create the illusion of a longer leg by not breaking up the leg visually with another color or ankle strap.
I can totally see wearing this to church and a nice brunch afterwards or anywhere you want to feel dressed up, and still comfortable. The fabric has a nice bit of stretch in it, so you won’t feel caged in.
When I worked in an office and needed to look professional fast, I’d always reach for the dark blazer I kept hanging on the back of my office door. Adding a tailored jacket
instantly elevates your outfit to professional work status and makes you look extra smart.
This drape front blazer
is the one I bought during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale and it sold out quickly, but I just saw that it’s been restocked in petite and plus sizes
. It doesn’t button close, rather just drapes open as the name suggests, so it can easily be dressed down with jeans too.
To make this outfit lean toward the dressy casual size, I rolled the sleeves to 3/4 length. Isn’t the necklace pretty- here’s a new similar statement necklace
to mine that came in my Rocksbox
(first month free with my code HONEYWEREHOMEXOXO).
I’m so bummed that my clutch sold out, I’m keeping my eye out so I can alert you when it comes back in stock. It’s an inexpensive dupe for this one
Here’s a better look at the drapey style of the blazer. It fits TTS, and I’m wearing size 2.
For those of you anxiously awaiting the arrival of Spring, after months of cold and snow, I added a pop of bright color to this dress in accessories and shoes and it creates such a cheerful look!
I love the pop of bright pink in these perforated heels too. So sassy and fun! This is the same heel I showed you in tan and black- they come in a million colors (patterns too) and I’m crazy for them! If you get them/have them, let me know if you like yours as much as I do!
My quilted crossbody bag is from Vera Bradley and often goes in and out of stock, but I found this one similar for under $20!
Hair Update: Still no more hair color since I went darker originally, aside from getting it blended to look more ‘melted’ in October. I want to see if I can go one whole year (October 2017) without adding color! I need to because all around my face and head are short hairs that have broken off and need to grow out and be healthy. I’m loving the low maintenance of this “melted” or “ombre” hair color, but I still miss being light blonde when I see old pictures. We’ll see if I can make it through the summer without going lighter!
For the weekend warriors and stat-at-home mamas who want to be comfy and cute, I threw on my sneaks and baseball hat, and wrapped my very favorite jean jacket
around my waist and it’s errand time!
Some of you have been asking about my skin care routine lately (thank you!) and truth is, I’ve been only using Cetaphil cleanser to wash and Cetaphil moisturizer after. I sometimes use Sea Breeze, but because sunscreens usually break out my face, I don’t wear it unless I’m at the pool. Instead, if I’m out in the sun a lot or running, I’ll put on a hat or visor. I saw this solid canvas baseball cap
at Nordstrom recently and it’s really cute! It comes in 5 colors and is under $20!
It’s the one I’m always raving about for the soft feel and comfiness factor. Mine is XS and it’s a slim fit, which I prefer in a jean jacket so it doesn’t add extra bulk.
I hope you enjoyed this post and found some new ways to breathe life into a sheath dress! Do you have a favorite look?