Friday, August 28, 2015

1 Dress, 3 Ways: Weekend Casual

It's the freakin' weekend and what better way to top off 
"1 Dress, 3 Ways" than with an easy weekend casual look!

After a long work week, slipping into something super comfortable during the weekend to run errands or for casual get-togethers is truly ideal. This outfit is the epitome of comfort and I bet you have all of these basics in your closet to achieve this very look!

An American staple, the denim jacket is here to stay and is the very definition of casual cool.
I opted for this cropped jean jacket by Courtshop to add a little shape to an otherwise boxy dress and help show off my waistline.

Two of my favorite items to shop for are hats & sunglasses! I'm completely blown away by how much these two accessories can alter an outfit, so I'm sure this obsession is here to stay! As those who have been following me for quite some time may know, hats are my jam! Don't feel like putting much effort into doing your hair? Throw a rad hat on! Problem solved in no time! This custom charcoal hat I purchased from Worth & Worth is my go-to. A little rock 'n' roll yet timeless, this hat will never go out of style! 

While I love me some unique pieces and being ahead of the game, I can't deny that when the mirrored sunglass trend first began, I was a bit apprehensive to join the masses. This summer I purchased my 1st pair of mirrored sunnies and now I'm 4 pairs in! Talk about a major love fest! Not only do they look super sleek, but if you've got tired eyes from those late nights at the office, mirrored sunglasses are your saving grace! If you want to try the mirrored trend out without making the commitment, retailing for less than $20, these AJ Morgan Castro sunglasses are the perfect pair to test out the waters!

Give those tired feet a break and reach for those slip-ons! These perforated black Vans are my slip-ons of choice. I purchased these after developing pretty awful pain in my feet. I'm not much of a sneaker gal, but wanted something that was super functional and comfortable that still worked well with the majority of my wardrobe. These shoes have been absolute saviors and the discomfort I had been experiencing has drastically declined. I love them more than I could have imagined and recently purchased a second pair!

Annnnd that's a wrap for "1 Dress, 3 Ways"! 

Isn't it amazing to see one piece of clothing transform before your eyes with the aid of accessories?! 
I hope you all enjoyed this series and were able to find a little outfit inspiration!

What will you being doing to help yourself unwind this weekend?


Wednesday, August 26, 2015

1 Dress, 3 Ways: Nighttime Edge

Ready to take on the night in this comfy grey number?

Let's Rock n' Roll!

1. Throw that fussy hair up in a super chic, easy to achieve top knot! Keeping your hair away for your face gives you less to worry about as the night progresses, leaving you with more time to focus on having fun!

2. Pack a punch with an awesome bold lip! Stila Stay All Day Liquid Lipsticks are gorgeously pigmented and their lasting power is incredible. Nourished with vitamin E and avocado oil, these lipsticks have the staying power of a stain without making your lips feel uncomfortable or dry! The shade Bella is the perfect pop of bright pink that truly brings this outfit to life.

3. This grey dress is the perfect backdrop for dainty gold accessories. I layered the CC Skye Jagged Edge & House of Harlow 1960 Ascension necklaces (c/o of Rocksbox), two minimal yet edgy necklaces that keep my accessory game looking effortless yet put together.

4. Babes, trust me when I say you need this jacket in your life! BB Dakota's Brody Leatherette Jacket aims to kill! Not only does it drape perfectly, its also the perfect jacket to compliment so many looks and features stretch knit material for added comfort under each sleeve--all for just under $100! I'm super picky about faux leather, but this jacket is a complete winner! You honestly can't tell the difference!

4. What can possibly make you feel more badass than a leather jacket? Stunner shades, duh! By the time you are headed out the door for a night out on the town, the sun will most likely be long gone, but, what the heck? All the cool kids are doing it, amiright? :P I probably won't hop on that bandwagon, but this look works just as great during the day. I'm so in love with these super high-fashion Le Spec Naked Eyes Sunglasses! How cool does the matte glacier look against pink mirrored lenses?! Very glam rock meets space-alien-chic! Yeah. I think I just invented a new style.

6. This look would work equally as great with heels, but I'm all about comfort and love me a good ankle boot! These black booties give me just the right amount of height, while supplying me with the perfect amount of comfort to last me an entire evening event hopping around NYC.

So, where are we headed tonight? ;)

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Saturday, August 22, 2015

1 Dress, 3 Ways: Up Your Dress Game One Accessory at a Time

One dress, three ways? Coming right up!

2015 Lisa has consistently proven to reach for her most-loved items time & time again! Reworking my favorite pieces keeps even my most basic pieces looking fresh! So fresh, in fact, you may not have realized that I've worn the same piece 2-3 times in a given week! Yeah. That's pretty much how I roll.

This week I'll be serving up one grey knit cocoon dress three ways in hopes that you'll reexamine your closet, think outside of the box and rework some of your most-loved pieces to bring new life to your wardrobe! These three looks are perfect for transitioning from Summer to Fall and are very easy to accomplish!

Ready?! Let's do this!

Look #1: Day-time Chic

Dusters are all the rage this year and can be found in a variety of colors at every price point! There is something so sleek and sophisticated about a knee-length, lightweight jacket in blush! Layer it up as the weather begins to cool down with a chunky knit sweater, a great pair of denim and your trusty ankle boots. But for now, this jacket is the perfect type of outerwear for cool summer mornings and nights, where you simply need a light layer to keep you at a comfortable temperature.

Fashion Confession: Whenever I wear any of my structured pastel jackets, I feel like a million bucks!  

Pairing this look with an off-white creeper-esque sandal kept the outfit day-time appropriate and relaxed, yet put together enough for a day of meetings, exploring a new city or catching up with some of my favorites over brunch! I topped the look off with the highly coveted Quay "My Girl" sunnies to take the "cool" factor up a notch. I really love how the reflective lenses add a gorgeous pop of color to an otherwise neutral dominant ensemble!

Fashion Challenge:
#ShopYourCloset & see if you can replicate this outfit to your taste level without spending a dime!

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