Monday, November 11, 2013

So Many Ways to Wear Red


How I Wear My Red

 This past week I was featured by Adrienne on
for their November topic, "How I Wear My Jeans."

The December topic will be "How I Wear My Red," so since I wore Red yesterday, I thought I'd get a jump start.

I bought this lovely Preston & York basic dress a couple years ago.  Because I never wear anything only one way, I thought it would be fun to show how this Red dress can be changed and used for various occasions.  It is an ageless style.

One of the things I like about this style dress is it can be worn year round here in the south.   Let me show you only a few ways to make it the go-to dress for all seasons and occasions.

The simple neckline makes it fun to wear a variety of necklaces and scarves.

I am wearing black pumps in the picture above, but look how sassy a pair of leopard shoes look with red.
 That's the only touch of leopard you would need.  Or with a solid color shoe add a leopard cardigan or scarf.  It's a great combination, but just don't over do it.
  For cooler weather, I add a variety of jackets such as this multicolored from Coldwater Creek.
 This is such a versatile jacket because it goes with just about anything from a simple dress to a colorful tee and jeans.
Think about adding a khaki, navy or black jacket with coordinating accessories. 

 When you want to be less casual, add a vest or cardigan and flats or boots.
 For a special night out to the symphony, concert or date with your special man, simply add something with bling.
These are only a few ways to dress up or down a basic dress.

TIP:  Never buy an item of clothing unless you have at least 3 different ways to wear it.  This is how you will have a versatile and long lasting wardrobe.

This is "How I Wear My Red!"
How do you wear your's?

5 comments:

  1. LOVED all these looks! but especially those shoes! I personally stopped wearing heels a little while ago, however, but I DO have a cute little pair of leper flats! The dress and color are good on you! Enjoy your day!

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  2. You are so beautiful in Red! That is definitely a great color for you! I don't believe I have much in the way of red. I tend to wear mostly earthy tones.

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  3. Great tips, Libby! You have such wonderful style and red looks amazing on you!

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  4. Mama Libby, you are just too amazing!!! The picture of you sitting on the couch with the CUTE leopard shoes is just beautiful and you could easily be a model!!! :) You have amazing style and I'm so glad you are sharing ways to make things work!! I love doing that myself with my own closet.

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  5. What a great dress, Elizabeth! And I loved all that you did with it. I am a new follower of your blog!

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