dressed & reporting for duty
This is one of my favorite looks. I feel like a 1940s USO girl in it, and thus I call it my USO girl dress – I’ve got creativity for DAYS, I tell you!
Dress: OC by OC (size 12) purchased at TJ Maxx. No, those are not pleats in the front – it somehow did not lay flat in my closet and got a wee bit wrinkled. Yes, I decided to wear it anyway.
It fits me pretty fantastically and is great for my shape. I adore the attached belt (the tail of which I pin down, so it’s not flopping around), the collar, the trim, the epaulets, and the buttons (detailed below).
Just throw me a hat, and I’m ready to put on a show for the boys, don’t you think? ;) Ok, so yes, I’m being a big nerd, and perhaps this look is a bit costume-y – which the hair and makeup only add to, I know – but it’s also a whole lot of fun! I don’t wear it terribly often, so hopefully it makes a statement when I do. It’s bold and eye-catching, and I think it also walks that line of being sorta sexy – yet I’m not showing any skin. I’m actually pretty covered up.
Yes, I returned to my red Steve Madden faux croc wedges again. I’ve said the round toe feels retro, plus you know how I love my pops of color, so it all comes together & works in this look for me.
Green, faux stone earrings: Target, Tiffany pendant: Mom – probably faux, but I don’t care ’cause it’s cute! You can also see a bit of the trim detail here. More below:
Collar, trim, epaulets – and the buttons are little flowers! Ugh, love.
To top it all off, my fave jacket – forecast is in the 70s today, so hopefully it delivers!
Beloved jacket: Guess, shades: Target.
Have a great day, everyone!
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