May 12, 2014

Pop of Pink


Every once in awhile you need a no-brainer outfit.  You know, for those mornings when you hit snooze a few too many times and just can't think of anything creative to wear.  This was one of those outfits for me!

The key to a no-brainer look, in my opinion, is having favorite basics with which to work.  You've seen this sweatshirt dress on me bunches of times and I still can't get enough!  It is comfy, can be for work or play, and is so basic that it is easily re-mixable.  Almost every single morning that I find myself staring vacantly at my closet, I end-up pulling out this dress.



Once I've got this dress on, the rest is easy...I grab a cardigan or jacket or blazer or tights or statement necklace...you catch my drift?  Today the spring weather called for my denim jacket and in order to add a pop of color, I threw-on my pink statement necklace.

What's the first piece you pull out of your closet when you are in a bind?

What I'm Wearing:
Dress: Gap (similar, similar)
Necklace: Francesca's (similar, similar)
Denim Jacket: Hand-Me-Down (similar, similar)
Shoes: Lindsay Philips (similar)

Linking-Up:
Basic Training Corporate Style- Fashionably Employed
DC in Style- Monday Bloom
Fizz and Frosting- Mix It Monday
Greater Than Rubies- Remix, Rewear, Restyle: Pop of Color
Style Elixir- Style Sessions
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32 comments:

  1. Denim jackets and dresses are just a great combo! Love the pop in the necklace

    P.S. PInkSole and I just started a summer link-up on our blog. Hope you'll join us this week!

    xo,
    http://www.chachathefashiongenius.com/

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    1. Thanks, Charnele! I'm heading over to check out your link-up now!

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  2. I've literally worn almost this exact outfit except we my navy gap dress and teal bubble necklace. Great minds think alike :) you look adorable!

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    1. That's too funny! Isn't it the comfiest outfit?!?

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  3. I love love LOVE the fit of this dress, no wonder you are always reaching for it!

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    1. Thank you! It really is the most comfortable dress that I own! I kind of wish I would have bought it in the navy, too!

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  4. First of all, hope your Teacher's Week was filled with great stuff and lovely days. Teachers are worth it!!

    Secondly you look LOVELY. Love that dress and the Pink Bubble Necklace was perfect with the Gray. My Mother's Day Gift was a Striped Dress in the same shape/silhouette as yours, Cannot wait to wear it, soon. =)

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    1. Thank you so much! And what a wonderful Mother's Day gift! I can't wait to see how you style it on your blog :)

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  5. If it's winter: pants + button up + sweater/cardigan. If it's spring/summer: dress (and cardigan or jacket if necessary). I am thankful for those pieces in my closet that are reliable and the perfect go-to. If I had this grey dress, it would probably end up being one of my go-to pieces as well!

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    1. I agree, I don't think I would survive without my go-to pieces! For some reason, I'm not a big fan of button ups. I have a hard time getting them to fit quite right. It's so interesting that something I don't wear can be a staple for you!

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  6. I have a similar dress and I've been trying to figure what to wear with it. Thank you for the inspiration!!
    My go-to is a cardigan and a statement necklace!!

    I am having a fashion party link up. I would love if you'd come join!!

    Have a beautiful start to a wonderful week pretty girl!!

    www.iwouldsorockthis.com

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    1. Oh good! I'm glad I could help :) I will definitely be checking out your link-up. Thanks for stopping by!

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  7. I have a simple, stretchy charcoal grey dress that's been my brainless go-to a few times lately. So easy to add colorful accessories to!

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    1. Exactly! You can do pretty much anything with it!

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  8. Looooooove this look! I finally found a good denim jacket this weekend and I hope I can rock it as well/often as you do! :)

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    1. And you know I rock mine all.the.time :)

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  9. You can never go wrong with a denim jacket and a dress! Love your look!

    xoxo
    Brittany
    http://lovestyletransform.com

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  10. I saw this post today and thought of you:
    http://www.thetinytwig.com/2014/05/12/truth-stitchfix/

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    1. Ohhh, thank you! That was a really helpful review! I feel pretty good because I've been trying most of her tips so far. But she mentions requesting the same stylist every month...I hadn't thought of that!

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  11. This outfit is perfect. You're inspiring me to wear my gray dress from the Gap, too! Mine is not a glorious sweatshirt material, however. Also, every time I read one of your posts, I want to tell you how much I love your hair. I have to exercise self control and say it only every so often.

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    1. Oh my gosh! Thank you! I have a love/hate relationship with my hair so that really means a lot :) It's really got a mind of it's own so I can't take credit for what it looks like. Haha.

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  12. So chic! You look gorgeous, Whitney. Love this pop of color, and so glad you shared your remix with us! Have a great weekend, lady!

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    1. Why thank you! Thanks, as always, for the Remix Rewear Restyle challenges. They are one of my favorite link-ups!

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  13. Loving the sweatshirt dress, what a great go-to piece!

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    1. Thanks, Maria! It really is an amazing dress!

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  14. I love your statement necklace, I love its colour and it really stands out against the neutral background. Denim jackets are really in at this time of year and your choice of dress looks so comfy. We all need items like that in our wardrobes. I've just started following you on bloglovin. I will leave my link in case you would like to follow.
    http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/11040855

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    1. Thanks, Lorna! I will definitely be heading over to check-out your blog!

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  15. That dress is SUPER cute, Whitney! I bet I could recreate this outfit with my new gray dress, my blush bubble necklace, and denim jacket...pinning it now!!

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    1. Ohhh! I hope you will and that you'll post it on your blog!

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