Monday, April 19, 2010

black & white medallion shirt dress

Another easy-peasy frock for work... BCBG makes the best poly/spandex knit wrap and shirt dresses - I always scour the outlets and sales racks for their tale-tell patterns!

I will say, since we've been chatting about appropriate professional dressing recently, this is probably as short of a skirt/dress that I would go sans opaque tights at the office.... And I probably wouldn't have worn it bare-legged at all in a law firm setting.

{styled last fall, in a slightly more formal office environment}

And you'll also note that the red shoes (OH MY GAWD! SHOOT HER NOW!) (!!!!!!!) are making an appearance today...  

I had some questions about particular shades of red.... I don't think it really matters so long as the shoes themselves aren't cheap-y looking (ahem).  Mine are quite tomato-y... so much so that they were the perfect Ketchup Shoes! 

I think the round-toe and relatively short, stacked, wooden heel make the Juliet Pumps (official J. Crew color is actually "tomato") appropriate for the office in every color... unless your office is uber-traditional.  

Black & White Medallion Print Shirt Dress - BCBG
Patent "Juliet" Pumps in Tomato - J.Crew
Black Satin Headband - Ann Taylor
Pearl Cluster Earrings - Etsy Seller Bridal Emunique
Gold Medallion Necklace - gift 
Black Belt - Banana Republic 


  1. it's interesting to hear about all the intracasies of law firm/legal stylings. I would probably make myself crazy having to analyze details like shades of red! I think you always look great and professional, but obviously there is a lot of work that goes in to that! :)

  2. I agree with Justine- and feel fortunate at times that I don't have to adhere to a certain dress code anymore for a job, hahaha. It can be frustrating! I love the red shoes with the dress, though- you rock it, lady!

  3. Thank goodness I work in a non-profit setting that doesn't place all those rules on me! But I really do love your dresses. They are so cute!

  4. I LOVE that medallion dress. BCBG does have the cutest prints! I also think your ketchup costume is just darling.


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