17 + 18: Denim Shirtdress and Dark Colors for Early Fall.

I had a crazy busy Thursday ladies. I barely even got to see my daughter. She spent 4 hours in the day-care as usual and then most of the afternoon she spent with her dad and grandma and she was an angel the entire time. That is good to know because she spends most day - sometimes the entire day - with me every day, so she is very used to having Mommy around. I was running errands all day, went to a job interview and finished off teaching the English class to the 6th, 7th and 8th graders who attend my course. Needles to say, I wasn't able to post, so I am finally doing so very early this morning.

Since this has been pretty much the week of remixing (examples 12 and 3) I am wearing my Denim Shirt-dress (twice) in today's post. It was my first September Outfit from the 30 for 30 challenge, that I wore,a few days after our second Beach Vacation, on Sep 3rd. We came back to much lower temperatures so this Neutral, Dark Denim Shirtdress got worn right away, first in the AM and with some little switches later for the PM. Both times I paired it with Sandals, some Bracelets and a Bow Headband. For the Evening Look I added the Black Cardigan since it got cooler. I belted it with my Nude, Patent Leather, Bow Belt. Had I included a Brighter-Colored Cardi in my items I'd have worn that and the 2nd Outfit would have come out cuter. I do like how the Dark Denim Dress pairs with the Metallic Bronze Gladiators, though. But overall, thus far My Favorite Look I created with this Shirtdress was when I wore it over the Yellow Pants, which was an Outfit you all loved and enjoyed too. What do you think? Do you own a Denim or Chambray Shirtdress? I am on the look-out for more of a Chambray Dress in a Light Blue Wash. Maybe I can luck out and find one thrifting. Happy Friday Ladies! The weekend is here!
Silver Canvas Headband w/ Silver Crystal Embellishments: An Accessories Boutique (similar, love this), (gorgeous option w/ crystal bow, great deal).
Long Dangly, Silver-tone Earrings w/ 2 Globe Beads: A London Boutique (similar by Kenneth Cole, love these), (similar by Express, great deal, love this), (fun option by Express, best deal).
Neon Green. Faux Leather Wrap Bracelet w/ Buckle: A Local Accessories Boutique (similar, best deal, love this), (similar w/ silver clover, great deal, love this), (gorgeous option w/ gold hardware detail).
Bronze, Metallic, Glittery, Bootie Sandals w/ double Buckles off the side: DSW (similar by Blowfish, great deal, love these), (similar strappy brown gladiators, best deal, love these), (similar by Naturalizer, on sale).

 Retro, Orange+Ivory Print, Silk Wrap Headband: Random Street Vendor (for $1.00) (similar in silver, love this).
Red Bracelet w/ Silver Beads twisted around the Silk RibbonsBijoux & Accessories.
Olive Green/Gold Rhinestone Bangle (part of a set of Bangles): A Random Boutique (similar by Givenchy, great deal, love this), (set of 3 rhinestone bangles, best deal).

(To view all of my 30 for 30 items and rules for this challenge, click here.)


  1. Love this denim shirtdress-one of my fave looks of yours!! It's classic & so chic. Great styling Ada. Have a great weekend:)
    Marta, xo

  2. Ada I cannot believe how versatile theses kinds of Dresses are! And you got the best of Styling ideas. I just like the Cardigan with it or the bottons for evening to go up a bit;-) xo Sabina @Oceanblue Style

  3. In love with that denim shirt dress! It looks so cute on you!! Have a great weekend!

    <3 Shannon

  4. Love this denim shirt dress! It looks so good with those gladiator sandals!! Nice look!

  5. Sounds like you have been super busy of late, too. Fun, fun. :) Great dress - I have been wanting to add a chambray dress to my wardrobe and you have given me some great ideas for styling! Have a wonderful weekend, Ada!

  6. such a versatile item. I just got a dress like this from the recycling center. Which I have yet to wear.

  7. Ahh gladiator sandal and chambray are just amazing!! Gorgeous Ada--have a nice weekend :)


  8. I REALLY like this chambray shirtdress, and it seems like it would look fantastic with anything!

  9. It's so cute both ways! I really like how the red sandals look with it!

  10. This dark chambray dress looks great on you, Ada! I think it looks perfect with metallic shades. =)


    I hope you have a great weekend!


  11. I have a pretty new denim dress that I bought last Spring and I've only worn it a couple times. It is a lighter denim then your dress, I love the darker denim on you!! It is so cute with the cardi and thin belt, I need to try that!

  12. Love your denim dress, great colour :) I need one of these too ...thanks for stopping by and leaving lovely comments, hope you all have a great weekend :):)

  13. Really great shirt dress on you Ada, I love it! P x

  14. I LOVE this shirt dress and have been on the hunt for one ever since I saw your first post. I like both ways that you wear them too.

    Thrifting Diva

  15. I really want a denim shirtdress and like how you styled this one, especially in the first set of pictures. This dress looks great on you!

    Nicole to the Nines

  16. Cute shirtdress! Love both ways you styled it but especially with the sweater and belt!


  17. I think the top look here is one of my favorites of yours! So simple and chic but with some fun accessories. I have a chambray dress too and I love it! I can't wait for it to get a bit cooler so I can wear it and some cute tights!

  18. I LOVE how you styled this shirt dress - especially the second one with the sweater and the belt. I always get the best ideas from you!


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