You can't go wrong with these flared Closet dresses. I appreciate that they're made in the UK, and the quality is super. It has that structure that makes me feel instantly put together. I can't believe how much mileage I've gotten out of this one. On shorter women, this dress can give off a lovely 1950s vibe, but I'm over 5'7" and on me it's more of a "Kimbra" silhouette, which I love! One of my style rules is never to buy more that one of the same thing, just to have it in a different color or pattern. The reason being it's better to have a small, but diverse wardrobe. I think if I made an exception, though, it would be for this dress. I did bend the rules for the Le Day Off dress by Mata Traders - but in that case I had totally worn out the previous dress in mint! This exact print of Closet - or Luck be a Lady - dress is no longer available from Modcloth, but there are similar ones, including a red and plaid one. This one was called "Autumn Plaid." Appropriate, don't you think?
Annette Hanshaw - Aint He Sweet, 1927
I'm not very good at up-dos, but I am satisfied with this crazy mess of braids on my head. I love an up-do with a middle part and a little volume.
boots: sears (old)