My mission: Amy sends an item and I build a complete look incorporating said item...post it to my blog and that's that! Oh, and there is a contest...the winning outfit gets featured on ModCloth's Polyvore page.
Allow me to breakdown my selections.
Featured Style: When the Night Comes Dress in Nior by BB Dakota Available Here
Earrings: Dramatic Style Earrings Available Here
Coat: Press Preview Coat Available Here
Bag: Cambridge Satchel Upwardly Mobile Satchel Available Here
Shoes: Waltz With Me Heel Available Here
Shapewear: Smooth Your Soul Contouring Shorts Available Here
It wasn't much of a challenge to complete this outfit...you can't really go wrong with an LBD...but I'll explain why I chose what I chose.
I wanted to keep it simple and elegant, the earrings are beautiful but they don't compete for attention with the dress.
The coat however is a statement piece...and here's why...I find that often during the Fall and Winter Season I end up at an event that I don't want to remove my coat at because it's just too cold. I hate getting dolled up only to have my outfit hidden by my outerwear...it's like doing a slammin job on your eye makeup and you're stuck wearing sunglasses the whole day!
The bag is simple yet versitle, it can be worn day to night...I'm a proud owner of a Cambridge Satchel bag and I wouldn't hesitate to buy another one.
The shoes are classic and versitle as well, I'm a big fan of buying something that you can wear more than once.
Lastly, the shapewear...not for the purpose of slimming and smoothing but in the interest of protecting myself from chafing...if I'm not wearing pants, tights or leggings I need these puppies in my aresenal!
I hope you like what I've put together...let me know what you think...leave your comments below!