Valentine Style & Beyond

Anyone looking for a gorgeous dress for Valentine’s day or a special event coming up? (I found the perfect dress for you).  Ok…now I’m going to show you how to wear that same dress as a more casual outfit….that’s what I like to do! I love taking a special occasion dress and making it appropriate for day or many other events.

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First, let’s discuss the dress! I am infatuated with sequins….sequin dresses, sequin jackets, sequin anything really. So when I spotted this Rachel Rachel Roy dress at Macy’s I knew I had to have it! This dress and it’s color make it a perfect choice for a Valentine’s night date, weddings, Christmas, New Years Eve, and so much more! The dress has long sleeves, ruching at the waist, has a classy just above the knee length, and is machine washable! (pairs perfectly with my black @hipstik tights too, as seen in these pics–if you don’t have a pair, check out their site, amazing).

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So, here are the details on what I wore:

1. The dress all by itself looks so beautiful, and to jazz it up a bit I wore this stunning faux fur coat in similar colors (who doesn’t love faux fur)?! This coat is also from Macy’s by the way! I wore lace up black heels and black @hipstik tights. This is my take on the perfect outfit for a special occasion!

2. Next I decided to change out the shoes for these cute clogs from @dolcevita @target. I also decided to add a statement necklace in a similar color as the shoes and kept my black tights. This simple change of shoes and adding the necklace makes the look a bit less dressy. Perfect for a dinner date. I also wore a black faux leather jacket over the dress for another date worthy look, both looks equally cute!

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3. To make the look even more casual I wore the dress with my sweater coat @newyorkandcompany. This look is fun, and can even be worn during the daytime. (sequins for day, yes please)!! I kept the tights since its so cold here in MI, but OTK boots would also look adorable too! I also think that wrapping a flannel around your waist and throwing on OTK boots would be another perfect casual style.

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So, let me hear your thoughts, did this post convince you to get this dress or one similar? Anyone else have a similar obsession with sequins like I do?? Thanks for reading friends, please follow my blog and my Instagram for daily style inspo 💓

Love, Nicole

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