1.16.2012

Lunch Date





{Wearing: UO Blazer, Lulu's Dress, Zara Pumps, Pegasus Necklace c/o Stella & Dot}

Photos by Cara

I tend to hoard my favourite pieces in my wardrobe and save them for special occasions but it turns out I don't have very many special occasions to attend. It also turns out that by the time a special occasion does come around I want to buy a new favourite piece so I have this collection of amazing jewelry and gorgeous dresses that I never wear. In the spirit of wearing my clothes and jewelry more often (read: budgeting) I decided that my Pegasus necklace couldn't just sit on my dresser so I took it out to play. I may have been a little overdressed for my lunch date but that's nothing new!

Now, onto the fun part! Announcing the Stella & Dot giveaway winner! *drum roll* Congratulations to Liv of abeautifullife.ca! I will be emailing you soon with details!
 

Thanks to everyone who entered!

22 comments:

  1. absolutely love this dress on you! it works so well with the necklace & your darker hair :) happy monday, melissa!

    http://HLDFashion.blogspot.com xo

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  2. Haha I'm the same,I have too many special occasion pieces sitting in my closet but no event to wear them too. I have to be like you and start wearing them out during the day! Love the dress btw, the color is beautiful!

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  3. Love this outfit! That color looks amazing on you! And that necklace is to-die-for!!!

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  4. That dress is just so pretty, especially with your darker hair, and the necklace looks perfect with it! You are one pretty lady :)
    xo Cara
    http://www.afashionloveaffair.com

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  5. lol. I do the same - saving my best pieces for a time that'll never come. Glad you decided to wear this gorgeous dress. Looks pretty on.

    www.thegirlieblog.com

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  6. I know what you mean about saving pieces for a "special occasion" that more often than not never comes. Wearing them for everyday is a great idea... after all, better to be over dressed than under dressed, in my opinion!

    xo, alison*elle

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  7. That necklace is GORGEOUS Melissa! I don't see why you can't wear it with a t-shirt, jeans and a blazer and it would be perfectly appropriate! Every day is a special occasion right? :)

    xoxo
    www.natashafatah.blogspot.com

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  8. A very, very lucky gentleman who must have gotten to sit across from you in this dress. You look stunning.

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  9. You look so pretty Melissa! Love the color on you.

    http://shannonhearts.blogspot.com/

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  10. El azul klein me encanta, pero ese collar es precioso. Muy guapa. Besotes

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  11. Love that dress! the colour is amazing. I'm also jealous Vancouver has NO snow! Different story in Alberta!

    Melanie

    iambornlippy.blogspot.com

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  12. Better to be overdressed, than underdressed, right? ;)

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  13. I'm jealous how you can pull of maxi dresses so well! I still scared to try lol.

    vonnie <3
    ohsovonnie.blogspot.com

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  14. You look amazing in this dress my dear! And I am so jealous of that necklace! Amazing piece!
    <3 Kastles

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  15. Ah, where to start! I love the dark locks with this cobalt blue and that necklace is amazing! Such a statement piece. Every time I see those shoes I want them more and more - so versatile. Nicely done lovely! Happy Monday : ) xo Candice

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  16. i love the dress and pairing it with the blazer looks like a great idea to me! the stella & dot necklace is truly beautiful.

    warm greetings from florida!
    leyla.

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  17. This dress is gorgeous!!!!! Love the idea of wearing a maxi in the Winter... all mine are a little too summery though yours is just perfect.


    LuLu from A Candid Life

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  18. That dress is beautiful!! The colour looks amazing on you

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  19. what an incredible dress! you have a lovely sense of style, following you now to see more great looks soon :)

    http://forallthatjas.blogspot.com/

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