January 20, 2011

"But teach me something wonderful, crown my head, crown my head with your lilting effects"-Of Montreal


I'm afraid my maxi dress/skirt collection has taken over my closet. It's like all that fabric has a gravitational pull and I can't help but buy up every ankle-grazing frock in sight. The best part about these extended lengths is that they look effortlessly chic all while being immensely comfy. Plus, the possibilities for accessorizing maxis are endless-I especially love the look paired with cropped jackets and chunky jumpers. 

I wore this yesterday while running errands, which was perfect because it offered the right amount of warmth and movement for the day's obligations. My boyfriend and I drove by this loud mural painted on the side of an exotic pet store and knew we had to take pictures with all the wild colors. Sadly, I didn't have time to gawk at the creatures within, but one of these days I'll work up the courage to go back and hold some reptilian something...just as long as I don't see anything with eight legs!

  
Dress: F21
Jacket: SoLa (local boutique)
Sunglasses: Ray-Ban

7 comments:

Krissi said...

Lovely outfit:)

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Leather and Lace said...

i feel the same way about maxi skirts..they are just so easy to wear! love this look.
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carrie said...

love your blog! really awesome. very neat banner/jenny lewis shout out :) and hell yeah for the maxi skirt.

Meekay said...

Love the outfit!

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Stiene said...

Amazing pictures! And I love the jacket :D x

Stella* said...

Thank you everyone for your sweet comments, I really appreciate it!

@Carrie: Yes, Jenny Lewis rocks my world!

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Amazing dress,i really like your blog hope you dont mind im now following it x