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ByKari

5 WAYS TO WEAR A LITTLE WHITE DRESS

LBD. Little Black Dress.
It’s a closet staple every style list says you should have…

But what about a little white dress?

A couple years ago while thrifting, I came across something that most would pass by: a 3XL white cotton ladies nightgown with great pleat work on the top. I felt it would make an awesome dress… with a little work.

STYLIST TIP: When thrifting, there is no section that is off limits, or void of potential. I could easily just go to my size and find cute stuff (and I totally do), but I never would have found this awesome nightgown if I wasn’t willing to at least look at other sections.

I paid $1.99 and brought it home to disassemble it. I cut out a ton of fabric in the back and sized it to my shoulder width. Then just brought up the hem. I wear this dress all year round in a million ways (ok, more like 7 or 8).

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I have quite a few pictures of me in the dress from different seasons, but to clearly convey the styling options,
I went on Polyvore and made a White Dress Collection using a similar looking dress. ENJOY!

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Using the dress as a blank canvas, pick almost any item to pair with it, and build your outfit around it.
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Boho Rocker.
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Sweet Vintage Cinched-In Glam.

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Comfy Nerdy Explorer.

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Festival Chic.

How do you build a look? Do you go for comfort? For color?

ByKari

CLASSIC CASUAL MIX-UP: tiffany’s closet

CLIENT FILES: TIFFANY

We love what we do, and always have fun with our clients,
but to be perfectly honest — Tiffany may be one of our favorites.
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Witherspoon (who also happens to be her style icon – perfecto)
We are usually helping a client hone in on their style and then need to do a lot of shopping, but this girl knows her style and has super cute clothes, so why were we going through her closet?
She has GREAT pieces but needed help to put it all together. As Skylar and I went through her closet piece by piece, we were giddy: one by one we checked off our list of pieces we felt she should have to rock her figure in her style. Instead of a purging –> giant shopping list situation we got to play dress up and put together a ton of different mix-and-matchable outfits while teaching her the “how and why” everything works together.
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Here are a couple of her dressier looks, and as you can see, a lot of mix-and-match going on: The perfect black skinnies, the peep-toe leopard heels, the peplum blazer — so versatile!
This blue dress is actually a fancy cocktail dress with bold details that we were able to tone down and style as a dressy business look (with a POP!) to give it more life than that one party where she had a lot of pictures taken and now it’s done.
For her casual looks, there were so many fun options. Here’s just a handful of the looks:
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Tiffany specifically asked for direction for her everyday casual wear, so we gave her a lot of options! Perfect black skinnies + flats were her base, and we switched out from there. End result is casual, classic and pulled together while still being completely comfortable.
We believe in teaching a girl to style, instead of just styling her and moving on. So, all these looks & more are a part of her LOOK BOOK, that she can now flip through on her phone for instant inspiration and recollection, as well as we made a custom Pinterest Board for her.
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Her board has outfit inspirations based on specific pieces in her wardrobe, tips & tricks for styling (tucking, cuffing, belt tying etc) and items from her GET LIST to actually click-buy-love.
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Until next time, loves!
xoxo Kari & Skylar