Monday, May 18, 2015

Spots and Stripes

I had planned to wear a sleeveless summer dress yesterday, but the Berkeley weather thought otherwise. Never thought I would say this, but the 60s are pretty chilly, especially when it's cloudy and windy. Lucky for me, a plain black sundress is super easy to layer and still look cute.

To warm up the look, I simply tossed on a jean jacket and scarf, and traded sandals for closed-toed flats. Just because the sun refused to come out didn't mean the bright colors had to stay hidden away. How fun are the polkadot flats?! I bought them at Old Navy for $10.54 and with a $10 reward coupon, I literally spent 54 cents on them! What?!

Dress: Loft (exact, similar)
Jacket: Old, Abercrombie (similar)
Shoes: Old Navy (similar)
Scarf: Marshalls - Steve Madden (similar, love this)
Rings: Sophie Harper (similar)
Bracelet: Gorjana (exact)

There is nothing I like styling more than a plain black dress. There are just so many combinations! I've worn this one as business casual to the office with a cardigan, to a musical with nice shoes and my hair curled, and just by itself on a warm day with flip-flops. It's the dress for any occasion!

I'd love to hear how you style your plain black dress!


Also, my roommate, Torrey, has graciously been helping me take some photos. Thought I would share a couple bloopers below. Happy Monday! :)

linking up with StyleElixir, Pumps and Pushups, SydneyFashionHunter, Mix&MatchFashion


  1. Cool style post! I really like the pop of color provided by the scarf and flats.

    Happy Wednesday :)

  2. Thank you! Have a great rest of your week!
    Peace, Sarah