Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Thursday Moda #44: Maroon Sweater Dress from Day to Night.

Happy Thursday you all! Isn't my little girl adorable in the photo above? I just love this photo of us. Like mommy, Vivian loves accessories: shoes, hair bows, jewelry, purses - she loves it all. Like me, she also loves dresses, skirts and such. If she could wear a dress or tutu every day, she would lol. Anyway, we have a lot to cover today, including lots of pics so read on...

Posting slowly but surely, I am continuing the December of dresses with this Sweater Dress I have already worn 3 times this month. On today's post I will show you how I styled it on the same day (sometime last week) for day with the military jacket, and for night with the watercolor blouse underneath. As you can see my accessories are almost identical on both outfits: these New Gorgeous Velvet Block Heel Pumps, a Bold Crystal Necklace, a Fun Orange Stone Ring and Cranberry Red Lipstick. The purses are different each time and my layering piece, also. Speaking of my Gorgeous Shoes, they are a much much affordable version of this Aquazzura pair.

Coincidentally, all of the Target pieces worn in both of these outfits were purchased on the same online order and look how they all worked out and paired great together for both the daytime and the nighttime look. This Maroon Fit+Flare Sweater Dress since it is sleeveless, is quite easy to layer. The color is perfect for Winter, especially around the holiday season. For daytime I paired it with this Fun, Double-Breasted Olive Military Blazer by Who What Wear and a Black Leather Crossbody Bag by Gap.

For the night look, I decided to layer (under the dress) this Gorgeous Floral Chiffon Watercolor, Long-Sleeve Blouse also by Who What Wear. There are 2-3 shades of Burgundy/Cranberry on this blouse that picked up the color of both the dress and the pumps. Since it is evening, I accessorized with a Black+Gold Sequined Mini Clutch. F.Y.I. I am wearing nude thin stockings because bare legs with the weather we have been having lately are no bueno. My nude tights could be exchanged for semi-opaque black tights or full opaque black tights or even fleece-lined tights, depending how cold it is outside. I do love how this dress looked both ways, especially the evening look. I just wish it was a tad longer. I am of average height but I do have long legs. Which of the two outfits is your fave?

Maroon/Oxblood/Dark Burgundy Sleeveless, Fit+Flare Sweater Dress: Merona via Target (New) (similar, Steal), (similar, color-blocked, on Sale, my Favorite), (similar, Great Deal, love this).
Olive Green, Double-Breasted Military Blazer: Who What Wear via Target (New) (similar, Steal), (similar w/ red piping, on Huge Steal, my Favorite), (similar w/ peplum, Great Deal, love this).
Leaf-Shaped Silver "Flora" Crystal Statement Necklace: Perry Street via Rocksbox (New) (similar, Steal), (similar, Great Deal, my Favorite), (similar, Splurge, love this).
Black Leather Mini Cross-body Bag w/ Large Tassel: Gap (New) (very similar, Huge Steal), (similar, Steal, love this), (similar saddle style, Great Deal, my Favorite), (similar, Splurge).
Deep Red Lustrous Lipstick: "Love is On" by Revlon (identical, Steal and I love it!), (similar, Great Deal), (similar, Small Splurge, my Favorite).
Cranberry/Burgundy, Block-Heel, Velvet Mary Jane Pumps: Who What Wear via Target (New) (similar in royal blue, Steal, love these), (very similar, Huge Sale, love these), (very similar, Splurge). 

Vivian's Outfit:
Navy Sweatshirt+White Tutu "Love" Dress w/ Embroidered Flowers on the Skirt: Wal Mart (New).
Coral Leggings: from Albania.
Coral Necklace w/ Silk Flowers: Gymboree (New).
Pink w/ Shopkins characters Crossbody Bag: Shopkins via TJ Maxx (New).
Hot Pink Grossgrain Ribbon Bow w/ White Dots: Target (New).
Baby Blue+Silver "Frozen" Sneakers: Disney via Kohl's (New).
Pink Stuffed Pony: My Little Pony via a Children's Boutique (New).

Maroon/Oxblood/Dark Burgundy Sleeveless, Fit+Flare Sweater Dress: Merona via Target (New) (similar, Steal), (similar, color-blocked, on Sale, my Favorite), (similar, Great Deal, love this).
Cranberry/Blue Watercolor, Long-Sleeve Chiffon, Piped Blouse: Who What Wear via Target (New) (identical, Steal), (similar, Huge Steal, love this), (similar romantic blouse, Great Deal, my Favorite).
Leaf-Shaped Silver "Flora" Crystal Statement Necklace: Perry Street via Rocksbox (New) (similar, Steal), (similar, Great Deal, my Favorite), (similar, Splurge, love this).
Black+Gold Swirly-Patterned, Sequined Mini Clutch: Express (Old) (similar in black, Steal, love this), (similar, Great Deal, love this), (similar, Huge Splurge, my Favorite).
Deep Red Lustrous Lipstick: "Love is On" by Revlon (identical, Steal and I love it!), (similar, Great Deal), (similar, Small Splurge, my Favorite).
Cranberry/Burgundy, Block-Heel, Velvet Mary Jane Pumps: Who What Wear via Target (New) (similar in royal blue, Steal, love these), (very similar, Huge Sale, love these), (very similar, Splurge). 

With Christmas last week the linkup was light, but all 73 of you who linked brought your A-game and beautiful holiday style, as you can see below. My favorites run from a Lace LBD to a Pink+Cream Colorblocked Sweater, to a White Tuxedo Suit and everything in between. Thanks for the inspiration! Here is to many more fashionable entries and lots of stylish looks in 2017!
Lydia, in the linked post, presents you her 'New Year's Looks' and her beautiful long-sleeve lace LBD reminds me of the long-sleeve teal NY eve dress, I shared in my last post.
Rose's 'Sweater Dress' is so pretty with other coordinating soft colors - monochromatic but with a punch. She rocks the beanie and what an adorable clutch.
Debbie is wearing the popular 'Mock Turtleneck' layered under a pink+red buffalo plaid shirt, both paired with black ankle crops. Casual while put together.
Shannon is in 'Fur & Leather'. Her warm textured knee-length coat is gorgeous and I love the velvet cranberry choker.
The 'Power Suit' in white, still doesn't hide Ashley's femininity. The bold choker was a great modern addition.
Victoria's 'Holiday Style' mixes leopard, tulle, emerald green and fur all into one beautiful and girly glam outfit.

Now join the linkup and make some new friends!








15 comments:

  1. This is so lovely
    Enjoy your holiday

    Happy new year.
    http://www.melodyjacob.com/

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  2. Maroon and berry colours are one of my favorites at the moment! A lovely photo of you both Ada x
    www.vanityandmestyle.com

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  3. Pretty, Pretty! Hope you had a very Merry Christmas Ada and Here's to 2017..I am sure awesome things are in store for you!! xo

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  4. I just bought a maroon sweater dress yesterday and now you've giving me some inspiration on how to wear it, so thank you! Happy New Year, Ada and thank you so much for hosting!!!

    Sarah Bell
    Trendy & Tidy

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  5. I love the jacket and those shoes...gorgeous! It all works together beautifully. Have a fabulous New Year!
    Debbie
    www.fashionfairydust.com

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  6. Loving this cute layered look! That sweater dress is fabulous! Thank you so much for the feature :)

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

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  7. I love taking a dress from casual to dressy---I did it when we went to Vegas last week! And I think you did it perfectly, Ada!!
    jodie
    www.jtouchofstyle.com

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  8. I love this maroon dress on you, and how you styled it both ways! Such a perfect dress for the holidays.
    Rachael
    www.threadsforthomasblog.com

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  9. Loving this burgundy sweater dress on you and your shoes are amazing! Beautiful Ada!

    xx, Elise
    www.sparkleandslippers.blogspot.com

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  10. Such a great dress and fun to see how you styled it!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

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  11. Loving the burgundy tones here, lady!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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    1. And thank you so much for the feature! Glad you liked last week's suit! :)

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  12. Stopping by to link up and wish you a marvellous 2017 !
    Hugs.

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  13. I love all the layering here! Florals with dresses is one of my favorite combinations, and that jacket is lovely! One of my favorite colors:) Target always has great finds!

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  14. Your little is definitely a stylish girl!! I truly like how you added that blouse with your fit and flare dress, it definitely adds glam to your look. Hope you have a great New Year and thanks for hosting!

    xo
    Mel

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