Outfit: Dotted

Rebecca Minkoff Becky Jacket (also in leather)  // Shop Frankie’s Dress // BaubleBar Necklace

3.1 Phillip Lim Pashli Satchel // Christian Louboutin “Simple” Pumps

I love polka dots.  Always have, always will.  This blog was actually almost named Stripes & Polka Dots… but sequins won out.  I wore this outfit to work last week on one of those busy days where I wanted to look a bit more professional than usual.  I bought the dress for all of $41.00 at my friend Nicole’s gorgeous boutique after seeing how she styled it.  Funny story about the shoes.   They are six years old.  I bought them when I was 25 with my close friend’s double discount at Saks.  I think I paid around $250 for them.  I’ve since had them resoled a few times (there is a great little cobbler in Chelsea (NYC) that will add a thin rubber red sole to the bottom) and reheeled countless times.  They were the first nice pair of shoes I ever bought myself, and have carried me through countless presentations, happy hours, cocktail parties, and late nights.  It just goes to show the importance of taking care of your nice things.  As for the necklace, it is BaubleBar (borrowed from work.)  I might not give it back.

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  1. tanya_caines:

    Love your necklace, so pretty.
    xx Tanya

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  2. PennyPincherFashion:

    Love that the polka dots on the dress are metallic so it’s a little more “sophisticated” and that necklace is amazing!


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  3. A Pretty Nest:

    Adorable ! Love that dress !
    My Blog – A Pretty Nest

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  4. Elizabeth Schneider:

    Gorgeous, Grace!

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  5. Gaby:

    That dress is beyond gorgeous!

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  6. Viviana Carmona:

    So pretty! I love that blazer!

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  7. christin schindewolf:

    Those pumps are seriously the best and I love the dress (and the necklace)! 

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  8. Alex (Things That Sparkle):

    I’m in love with this dress but its all sold out!! You look fab!

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  9. Alyssa:

    I love the metallic dots on this…and red bag! Seriously, I think it needs to make it’s way to my closet ASAP.

    -AlyssaThe Glossy Life

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  10. Samantha Tananbaum:

    I’m a polka dot fanatic too, and I love these silver ones! That dress looks great on you!


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  11. Mal @ The Chic Geek:

    That dress is sensational!

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  12. Afayah Prendergast:

    You look great! I totally got inspired by one of my favourite blogs yesterday and posted about the three colour dressing today: http://www.beautyjamaica.com/2012/10/three-colour-dressing.html

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  13. nancy @ adore to adorn:

    This is such a cute look. Chic and office appropriate but still playful. The dress is lovely.


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  14. Courtney Pearce:

    I absolutely love that statement necklace, don’t give it back!!


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  15. Erika [small shop]:

    You look amazing, obviously! 
    The 3.1 Philip Lim satchel…dream.

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  16. Julie & Lauren:

    You look so GLAM!! Love this on you! Can’t go wrong with some cute polka dots. XO

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  17. SorellaStyle:

    Beautiful dress!  

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  18. Bettina:

    Love to hear how long those lovely shoes have lasted you. And ps, still saving for those YSL tribute’s, but I’m getting closer and can’t wait hehe

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  19. Jacquelyn Giardina:

    I’ve been eyeing this dress on her boutique!!! you styled it perfectly. love the unexpected red

    xo Jackie…livingaftermidnite

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  20. Nicole Levine:

    um…could you look anymore amazing in this dress?! I think not! And that bag is amazing in red! Big hugs. xo

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  21. JennySueMakeup:

    I would NEVER want to give that necklace back – it is super fab!!  And I love that you’ve kept those pricey shoes in great condition throughout the years.  I own one pair of Jimmy Choo heels that are simple in style and tan bc I knew if I was spending that kind of money – they weren’t going to be trendy and something I could only wear once in a blue moon!  I wanted to be able to bust them out whenever I could!

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  22. Berty Morales:

    Super cute and I love your outfit.  Great bag too!

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  23. Jordan - Queen of LA:

    omg… i LOVE that dress. pink and sparkly and polka dots? HELL YES.

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  24. Supra Shoes Kids:

    this is good,but when the day coming,we really don’t have any other choice

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