today, style is on the road again. and for those of you who ask ‘what to wear to a business dinner?’ this post is for you. when i travel i try to pack clothes that don’t take up space or wrinkle. so i look for clothes made from crepe or jersey. you can’t go wrong with either fabric. this a-line dress is made out of crepe and is a dream to wear. it may be a tad boring, but the bell sleeves help give it a modern edge. and we all know we need a simple understated dress hanging in our closets as it will work for so many occasions.
typically, when i dine out, i bring along a wrap. you just never know what the restaurant temps will be. and there’s nothing worse than shivering through three courses. yes, sometimes i break down and indulge in dessert… and this shocking pink cashmere shawl gis a beautiful contrast with navy blue. i played it safe with a pair of suede block heels. but i added a gold handbag for a little extra oomph. all-in-all this outfit is ready to get down to business.
labels: dress Ralph Lauren (similar here without the bell sleeves); shoes Marc Fisher; cashmere shawl (old, similar here and here); handbag Prada (similar here and here); lipstick Lana
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Love that pop of pink!!!! Your title reminded me of a show my boys use to watch – “Blues Clues”. Have a wonderful day!
somebody just said that pink is india’s navy blue! well, i kinda like the two colors together. and guess who remember blue clues, too?
have a great weekend, susan!
Such a simple dress but elegant. and the scarf dramatizes it–just lovely! You look great in it. I agree on packing for trips–things that don’t need ironing are essential–and this is a classic look.
Have a good trip!
in most cases, i think that less is more. and a simple dress like this always reaffirms my motto.
i should ask you for packing tips. but i bet you pack a lot of jersey or knits. am i right?
The dress looks fabulous and especially with the pink shawl…just gorgeous on you… xoxo
Navy has been a favorite of mine for at least the past year and this dress is no exception! Those sleeves! So classy looking. And of course your scarf wrap is a total smack in the face.
In a good way of course. 🙂
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