Concrete Catwalk // Red Hot

June 8, 2011
it is getting TOASTY up in here, people.
(the post title is referring to the temps, not me – duh.)
i’ll be the last you’ll hear complain, as i actually LOVE when it’s really hot,
but i always forget how much i rely on layering until it’s absolutely no longer an option.
like now.
i try to continue to express my personal style by adding fun summer accessories
to some of my favorite hot-weather staples, like a little silk mini-dress.
donning wooden-heeled sandals, reaching for straw accessories,
and PILING on the jewelry all help this look stay polished, yet cool.
what are your stay-cool-yet-stylish tricks?
dress – thrifted
necklace – j. crew
clutch – vintage, thrifted
platforms – target
bracelets – j. crew, clothing swap & c/o  charming charlie’s

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13 Comments

  • Reply Sara B June 8, 2011 at 2:39 pm

    1. jel it’s hot there.
    2. you’re gorgeous.
    3. those calves!! are you kidding me??
    4. loves

  • Reply Gabby / Gypsy*Diaries June 8, 2011 at 3:11 pm

    Pretty!!! ;)
    xxx

    http://gypsy-diaries.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Francesca June 8, 2011 at 3:20 pm

    red is definitely ur color and that dress fits u like a glove! u look amazing!

    xoxo,
    F

    Le Kiss Kiss- Click Here!

  • Reply the classy turtle ♥ June 8, 2011 at 4:06 pm

    love that dress…hot hot hot! and i mean you not the weather!

  • Reply Looks and Books June 8, 2011 at 4:31 pm

    This is a great look–the clutch is so fun and vibrant, and I love the sandals!

  • Reply The Suburb Experiment June 8, 2011 at 4:51 pm

    That dress is so charming and fits you so well! What a great thrift find.

  • Reply Faith J. June 8, 2011 at 6:00 pm

    Gorgeous look, you find the best vintage clothing! I agree, a dress is the best way to keep cool.

  • Reply jentine June 9, 2011 at 3:14 am

    The truth is that I have a crush on you for real. You are such a little smoke show!

  • Reply Galaxy Girl June 9, 2011 at 6:09 pm

    Looks totally cute! I just grabbed myself a pair of wooden heels as well and am loving them! I love your style because you use pieces that most people can afford, yet you put them together in super chic ways.

  • Reply Veronica on the Verge June 12, 2011 at 3:42 pm

    hats are probably going to one of my obsessions this summer. i just finally decided i can wear them and they’ll be so useful in this southern humid heat.

  • Reply Emily June 12, 2011 at 11:54 pm

    This dress is so flattering on you. I agree about the jewelry, too, it always adds polish to an outfit.

  • Reply jessie @ the concrete catwalk June 13, 2011 at 2:28 pm

    so sweet, everyone! thank you!

  • Reply genevieve June 13, 2011 at 5:21 pm

    Totally loving that sweet little dress! It looks amazing on you; what a good vintage find!

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