Mornings in Philadelphia

I love experimenting with different items in my closet to create new combinations. I bought this dress last year from BCBG for a wedding and haven’t worn it since, which is the case with a lot of party dresses. I love the dusty rose color and layered skirt so I thought it would make a really beautiful skirt! The raw hem mixed with multiple layers creates a girly but edgy tone, especially with the very pointy charcoal-colored stilettos.

I paired the skirt with a looser fitting sweatshirt to create a fun juxtaposition between a more modern bottom and conservative top. In this case, I wore the dress as a skirt but you can also get creative and wear a dress as a top like in this previous LaptopsAndHeels post. Repurposing your dresses truly maximizes your closet and allows for a more economical cost-per-wear ratio. Speaking of repurposing your closet items, these were my prom shoes! 🙂

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My Outfit Details:

Dress: BCBG, sold out (similar here, here, here and here) (Extra 30% off at Checkout plus use code BCBG10 for an extra 10% off your order) | Sweater: ASOS | Shoes: Steve Madden, sold out (similar here) | Lipstick: Snob by MAC via Nordstrom | Bag: Danielle Nicole via lou lou

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