I finally wore a new piece of my wardrobe out to dinner a few weeks ago. As you probably know from last month’s Fashion on a Budget post, my flexibility to purchase clothing has become pretty… well… tight.
I am not here to write about what I can’t buy, but instead share what I already have and highlight some great “on the list to buy” pieces. I own enough to get by, but the majority of what I want to write about is stuck in cyberspace – or online, ie: I am window
If I had my way, I would order one (or even two) of everything from Modcloth.com. Modcloth is a cute, retro and very vintage type of online clothing and accessories company. From hair accessories and tights to dresses and handbags, I adore just about every single item available.
Since I haven’t been able to actually purchase, I have been window surfing like a mad-woman and keep ideas of what I would potentially like to buy. Recently, I my kept idea turned into this Keep in Touch Dress.
It felt classy and comfortable.
This type of dress is simple enough that you could pair it with a variety of options. For shoes, I kept it easy by wearing a pair of nude sling backs.
“Go With Anything” Nude Pumps
A staple in any wardrobe is a pair or two of nude pumps. A classic peep toe or slingback seems to go with anything. You can wear them with jeans, dress shorts, skirts or even to work with a pant suit. I own two pairs, but would love to add more into my closet with a wedge or bootie.
What I am wearing above are the #4 Aldo nude sling backs (which are pictured below). I got them at an Aldo Outlet over a year ago, and I paired a few examples of similar styles that I would also love to own.
Wish List Accessories
In the photo I am wearing a few simple gold bracelet bangles from Urban Outfitters. That worked, but I would have really liked to accessorize with a few items from my Stella & Dot wishlist found here and here.
There are a few possibilities and openings coming to the surface for Scott and I in the near future, and I am excited to see where we end up. Until we figure it out and actually make a move – literally and figuratively – my fashion posts will probably be kept to a meer one or two a month.
I am enjoying the challenge though… 😉
Question of the Day
Do you window shop (or surf) and keep ideas for future purchases?
I do and I don’t. When I bookmark trendy pieces, I often get past the urge to purchase them once I can and move on to something else.
For more classic, “go with anything” type of pieces, I keep the idea in the back of my mind in hopes of crossing them off at the perfect (usually sale) opportunity.
Have a great weekend!