There once was a girl who lucked out in finding a beautiful dress for only $20 thanks to her wonderful fairy shop mother — Crossroads Trading Company. The design was divine, the fabric was elegant, and the girl left the store excited to wear the dress to her next ball. Then a week flew by with no ball in sight. Then another week flew by and it felt like she would never be able to wear it. Eventually she said “Oh what the heck. I’m going to wear it to work instead!”
And off she went the next morning.
Top/Dress: H&M – Similar // Pants: Gap // Jacket: StitchFix (check out my review post) // Purse: Abaco Paris // Flats: Anthropologie – Similar // Necklace: Lauren Conrad via Kohl’s – Similar
**Tip: Fold/scrunch/tuck a dress to wear it as a top! Who needs to wait for a special occasion? 🙂
This particular dress had a slim fitting thin layer underneath with the patterned chiffon layered over and so it was easy to fold the bottom under. When choosing a dress to wear as a top, make sure that the bottom half of the dress is more snug (sort of like a body con dress) so that if you fold it, it can just sit on top of your hips. It’s just an option.
I had quite a few people come up to me today complimenting me on my “shirt”. Little did they know… 😉
Oh and the eShakti giveaway winners are…
Ashley Desire and Denise Gadson!
Congratulations! I will be emailing you shortly!
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12 thoughts on “Fooled You Not + Giveaway Winners”
Nice styling – it’s so smart! And I love that little story 🙂
Haha thank you! Cinderella was always my favorite 😉
sweet! thanks girl! =) So exciting to win something! 😀
I love that you tucked it up to a shirt! That’s genius!! And that jacket, OMG, dying!!! Great styling, love everything about this look!!
Love the jacket! Do you mind sharing the designer? I’d love to find it without the Stitch Fix membership if possible…Thanks!
Sorry for such a late response! I don’t mind at all! The tag says Mystree on it. I hope you’ll be able to find it! 🙂
Wait. Wait. Wait. That’s a stitchfix jacket?! Thank you! I now know what I am going to request in my next fix! Enjoy your weekend! Love the way you styled the dress to be a top- so chic!
You are so creative! I love the way you styled the dress into a top 🙂
That jacket is absolutely beautiful!!
Love items that work double duty like that!
You look amazing. Brilliant top/dress. http://voices-in-my-head.net/
Hey – I’ve been following your blog on and off for a while (fashion inspiration!), and I just wanted to say that I think this is my favourite outfit of them all! REALLY love the fabric/print of the dress, and the jacket, too!!! Well done! 🙂
Also – can I have a Fairy Shopmother, too?! 🙂 Sweet deal!
Aw thanks so much Hayley! I’m so glad you liked it! 🙂 yea it’s probably one of my favorites too. Haha I’ll let you borrow my fairy shop mother 😉