When I was younger, I was adamant about adhering to established fashion rules. Whether that involved mixing patterns, tights with open-toe sandals or wearing white after Labor Day, I rarely deviated from the norm. I picked up this white shift dress a few days ago at Forever 21 and thanks to its wonderfully textured pattern, I decided I could make it appropriate for cooler weather with a boyfriend blazer, tights and suede booties.
The weather in Northern California was so cold that I barely left my parents' house and this coat (first mentioned here) was the only reason I made it out the door. I avoided the mall on Black Friday and instead opted to walk around downtown Mill Valley with a hot cup of ...read more