First, we belted:
One of the best things about this dress is its print--it has the appearance of wool without the heaviness of the actual fabric, a perfect transition piece as summer dwindles down and we start out fall! The colors (black, white, grey and a rich neon-green/yellow) are playful, but understated by the classic silhouette of the dress. What this picture does not do justice is the hidden buttons that end at the natural waist leaving a flat skirt and...POCKETS! Always a favorite addition to a dress like this one.
Then we added a sweater:
The 'rich neon-green/yellow' of the sweater brings out the same color in the dress. This adds more flare to the look and can be worn over the dress to break-up some of the pattern for those who aren't as fond of all over prints. And if the color is much too much...
Always go for black:
The silk-blend black cardigan allows for a quieter look. This top can also be worn over the dress to dilute the pattern.
Whatever way you wear this look remember: Fit is important! Make sure you are comfortable with the length of the skirt and the arms. If you are unsure about sizing always try up and down a size. Have fun with your outfits! Accessorize with shoes and jewelry, roll the sleeves up, wear a tank under the dress with the buttons down, etc. Happy shopping!