Houndstooth, Bright Pink and Pearls.

Happy Hump Day!! Let's start off by saying that I love Today's Outfit. And the makeup and the hair (it was freshly-colored and trimmed, that day). It was a great day style-wise let's put it that way. Or better yet a great Stylish Evening since this was an evening Outfit that I wore a few weeks ago for a dinner+drinks+live music Girls' Night Out to celebrate one of my Best Friend's Birthdays. 
I snapped the photos with my other camera and it took me a while to post this. But, what usually happens when I like an Outfit is take a lot of photos of it. Plus my husband was home that evening playing daddy duty so I could enjoy a little me time. He ended up taking the pictures for me.
I took this Flower Basket to the Birthday Girl that evening. It ended up making such a pretty decoration in the middle of our table, as we dined in. And she loved the arrangement, also.
So, last Fall my mom sent me some clothes (shopping my closet from her house) and I am so glad this Houndstooth Gray+Black Sheath was one of the pieces she mailed me. This Sleeveless Ponte Sheath comes with the Black Belt. I have purchased it from Charlotte Russe about 6 years ago. It looks pretty expensive and it is nicely-made. I did wear it a few times to work and a couple of times for going out at my last job in the States. But, it hadn't been worn in a long while. Finally I re-wear it. I paired it with my Bright Pink Velvet Blazer and Matching Pink Tights. Between the Houndstooth and the little Chevron Pattern on the Tights, there is a little subtle print-mixing here. I am also happy I purchased these Marsala Oxford Pumps in the beginning of last Fall. They seem to go with so much. I plan on doing an entire Marsala Week in March so you will see them again, soon. I wore some Dangly Pearl Earrings, a Pearl Necklace and a few Pearl Bracelets to finish off this Elegant, Dressy Look. Like I said I loved the outcome. Do you? Do you own a Houndstooth Sheath? I linked some awesome options, below.
I matched the flowers I brought in, also lol. Bonus!
Black+Gray, Ponte, Houndstooth V-Neck Dress (comes w/ the black wide, elastic belt): Charlotte Russe (very similar, love this), (sexy option by Express, great deal), (gorgeous, classic option, best deal, love this), (gorgeous, classic option by Tahari, fantastic deal, love this).
Pearl Necklace w/ Clear+Black Crystals: White House Black Market (current gorgeous option by WHBM, love this), (2nd option by WHBM), (gorgeous option w/ pearls & amethysts, Splurge).
Dangly Earrings w/ large White Pearl & Clear+Black Crystals: White House Black Market (similar, great deal, love these), (similar, fantastic deal), (gorgeous option w/ fireballs, best deal, love these). 
2 Dainty Sea-pearl & Lavender Crystal, Silver Bracelets (left hand): Christmas Gift from my Husband (from an Etsy shop).
Black Rope Bracelet w/ Gray Smoke Stone: White House Black Market (similar, best deal, love this), (fun option, great deal, love this), (similar by Swarovski).
Hot Pink, Knit, Textured Tights w/ Chevron Design: Omsa (New) (similar by Betsey Johnson, pack of 2, best deal, love these), (plain hot pink tights by F21, great deal).

Also linking up with CARRIE for Create 28. Her prompt yesterday was about a Spring Transition Look, and I think with all this Pink, this Outfit is perfect to transition into Spring.


  1. This houndstooth dress is so pretty! And your booties are fun!

  2. This houndstooth dress is so pretty! And your booties are fun!

  3. Loving the print on your dress with that pink blazer!

  4. OH MY GOSH YOUR HAIR IS SO CUTE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. Your hair looks great! This outfit is probably one of my favorites on you! I'm loving the houndstooth and pink!

    Doused In Pink

  6. Great combo of pink and houndstooth!!

  7. You are looking fab!! Did you change your hair it looks so great. Good for you for having a girl's night you deserve it!

  8. Not only do I love the hot pink, but I love all of the textures too...the velvet and the tights! So cute!

  9. You are right - You are so beautiful as always!
    The dress is lovely and you can never tell it's 6 years old!
    Your friend is lucky to have you as her friend - what a lovely gesture - the flowers are beautiful!


  10. You look gorgeous! Loving that houndstooth dress and the bright pink is perfect!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

  11. Oh, I love that blazer! How fresh and perfect this time of year!! I wore a scarf that pink today with black and gray because I needed that pop of color.

    Thanks for linking up at Whatcha Wearing Wednesday! Your comments always brighten my day.

  12. Great idea to try out bright pink tights!


  13. Your hair is so shiny and gorgeous! The hounsdtooth is perfection! I down own a houndstooth sheath but I OWN a lot of houndstooth fabric. It's my weakness. ;)
    I miss color during winter! Loving your bright jacket!
    Thanks for the Link up!

    Riva xo


  14. Such a pretty dress and the jacket looks wonderful with it. I think pink is one of your best colors. Love the lip color of pink too! Thanks for linking up!

  15. Those tights are so fun! This outfit looks so nice Ada :)

  16. This is one of my favorite of your looks Ada! I adore a good houndstooth print. I also have a similar sheath dress in houndstooth. The tights and pink blazer are just perfect! Also, gorgeous flowers! Your best friend must have loved them!

  17. We're both pretty in pink today! I love this, paired with the houndstooth. So pretty!

  18. Currently I do not have anything houndstooth in my closet but many years ago when I was sill working, I had a nice well-fitted single breasted short tweed jacket in houndstooth.. used to love the jacket. You look fab and I'm sure you had a great time at the party

  19. You look so happy in pink, Ada! :)

    Le Stylo Rouge

  20. you look spectacular ( not a lot of houndstooth, use to have tons, I think I have one piece now but I love it)

  21. PS you glow when hubby is taking the pictures

  22. PS you glow when hubby is taking the pictures

  23. you look spectacular ( not a lot of houndstooth, use to have tons, I think I have one piece now but I love it)

  24. A houndstooth dress? Oh, I am jealous... I love it! That is one of my most favorite prints and it is so fun to accessorize it. The pinks look lovely with it! This is one of my favorite outfits you've shared!

  25. You are fabulous! Love the pink/black/white combo :) And what a sweet friend you are for bringing such lovely flowers as a gift!

    XX, SS || A Little Seersucker Sass

  26. I just love that dress and paired with pink it's perfection!

  27. Loving your new hair color & do! How nice to be able to have pieces from your America closet and it's like having new pieces without spending any $$.


  28. I really like this outfit. Cute tights and nice hair! Thanks for linking up at Who's Wearing What Wednesdays at Pastries, Pumps and Pi!


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