Tuesday, October 18, 2011

I See Right Through You

sheer skirt spread dance in black grecian thought calypso cutout back
Pitaya sheer pleated maxi skirt (S) // Pitaya cutout sweetheart dress (S) (worn as top) //
Fioni for Payless cutout zip up heels (5) // Calypso necklace (c/o Jewelmint) // Claires chain ear cuff //
Urban Outfitters double face watch // BCBG silver metallic foldover clutch (c/o ReallyPetite) //
Aldo snake coil ring (5) // H&M black red trim blazer (Euro 4) //
Makeup: Wet n Wild Vanity E/S Palette, Stila eyeliner, Too Faced Shadow Insurance primer

Photography: JJ

JUST DANCE, GONNA BE OKAY. This was my outfit for St. Louis Fashion Week @ Macy's (10/12). I aimed for a classic yet interesting look - sheer pleated maxi worn over a cutout bodycon, accessories silver and snazzy. The sheer and long silhouette made me want to dance and sway and I'm happy to say I got a lot of looks during the party and show. Threw on a blazer for the sake of modesty and staying warm. The dress works as a great miniskirt kind of slip too.

Jewelmint recently contacted me and had me choose two pieces from their collection to try out. I'm wearing the Calypso necklace here - it's really pretty and has three stones that match pretty much anything. I like the shape and length too. A more thorough review coming up soon (I also got the Astoria necklace).

Notes: Yes, I look slightly possessed in the first photo. I had a Photoshop adventure removing plugs and a big black light cable out. CS5's content aware removal is pretty good but not perfect, so a lot of it turned out to be manual clone stamping. Not much else to add, other than I have so much to post about Fashion Week and so little time. This week is exceptionally busy, with multiple exams, papers, prepping for a med school interview, adoption season. When will there be a breather? Notice: stress levels and amount of blogging have a strong positive correlation. Bee tea dubs: You NEED to go see Monet's Water Lilies. It was the highlight of my Fall Break! I was lost in the colours and got super emotional when I saw Agapanthus. Yeah, world's biggest dork award goes to me.

ultra violet blazer red cuff silver clutch do you hear what i hear clutch it to me coy toy hey dolly cutout twilight zone flame anco sheer skirt flip hark to the music gold makeup
Readers - how do you wear sheer pieces?
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23 comments:

arsyparsy October 18, 2011 at 6:05 PM   said...

Awww That outfit is gorgeous!
I love the necklace!

easy petite looks October 18, 2011 at 6:47 PM   said...

fun photos! i adore that second pic :)

Rainy Days and Lattes October 18, 2011 at 7:06 PM   said...

Omg, you look like a songbird in your outfit. Just beautiful! :D I love it!

Yuna October 18, 2011 at 8:05 PM   said...

ahh I lovee this outfit! Espeically the maxi skirt! Super creative coordinate :)

eggtartbox October 18, 2011 at 8:12 PM   said...

Ah, I love it! The outfit definitely photographed really well; especially the pop of colour in the blazer and with the necklace. I usually stick to sheer tops and then layer, but sheer skirts seem really interesting ^^

akrodgers October 18, 2011 at 10:08 PM   said...

yeah Jewelmint! :]

kileen October 18, 2011 at 11:04 PM   said...

that first picture is my favorite!! absolutely love this sheer pleated dress and the cutouts!

cute & little

Jen October 19, 2011 at 1:22 AM   said...

I love Jewelmint! But that skirt over the bodysuit looks awesome!! You put together outfits really well!

The Girl in College

PinkOrchids October 19, 2011 at 5:13 PM   said...

The dress is gorgeous, I really love the title of this post, it matched the picture perfectly. The pictures are like works of art :) Very pretty! xX

Really Petite October 19, 2011 at 5:29 PM   said...

Gorgeous pics! The necklace is a nice touch :)

Rinny October 19, 2011 at 10:08 PM   said...

You look beautiful Angie! I love the sheer skirt over the bodycon dress. It's a great way to wear sheer pieces while staying modest. Love the photos too - you're a natural when it comes to fashion photography posing! :)

Fash Boulevard October 20, 2011 at 4:21 AM   said...

I love these pictures. You pleated dress and JewelMint necklace are amazing! Great post. :)

I would love if you could stop by my blog and check out my JewelMint photo shoot. I would love to know what you think!

www.fashboulevard.blogspot.com

Pop Champagne October 20, 2011 at 12:46 PM   said...

ohh that is such a pretty outfit! I LOVE the back and the material of the skirt!! you're so purrrity :D

hevn October 20, 2011 at 12:53 PM   said...

I loveeeee this dress on you. It's gorgeous! The black and white pics are amazing too, great job!

Buky October 20, 2011 at 9:51 PM   said...

Beautiful Amazingly Beautiful Outfit.
Lucky you, going for fashion shows Haha
I liek how you can buy something stylish from Payless and still look extra stylish in it.
You totally Rock Angie.
xoxo
District of Fashion

Oreleona October 21, 2011 at 8:40 AM   said...

i love that cut out dress so glamorous!! i also love your necklace and earrings!! i wanna get my cartilage pierced so i can wear earrings like that :)

Carolyn October 21, 2011 at 4:45 PM   said...

very pretty dress, loving the pleats, sheerness and the cutouts!

The Key To Chic October 21, 2011 at 10:25 PM   said...

Love the cut outs on the dress and ear cuff. Awesome dress. For me, the key to wearing sheer pieces is to layer.

Nic Nic October 22, 2011 at 9:48 AM   said...
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Nic Nic October 22, 2011 at 9:49 AM   said...

You love really gorgeous in that black maxi pleated sheer dress!!! I love it...gives you a great silhouette!

Avellia October 24, 2011 at 10:40 PM   said...

great outfit <3

check out my blog whenever you had a chance :D

warmest regards,
Miss Aa
http://miss-aa.blogspot.com/

Amanda October 25, 2011 at 2:23 AM   said...

love that dress!

Kara October 25, 2011 at 2:52 PM   said...

Love the cutouts and pleats on your dress! It's really interesting. I've been wanting to try jewelmint for a while (I love stylemint!). The necklace is so pretty!

xx Kara
Sprinkles in Springs

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