Last weekend was a quick getaway to Kansas City for my cousin's wedding, and I went with a neutral and comfy look with a few new pieces I recently added to my wardrobe. Scroll for all the details!
Banana Republic [new, $40] Banana Republic Tri-Color Chunky Heels [secondhand, $18] Rebecca Minkoff $50] Bauble Bar Black Earrings [new, $12] Chanel Cat Eye Sunnies [secondhand, $30]
I LOVE me a sweater dress, they are just so comfy and non constricting (looking at you pants) I found this maxi dress just a few days before we left for the wedding on the clearance rack at Banana Republic. The detailed neckline and long length gives this piece an elegant look that is more appropriate for a wedding than your typical sweater dress. After 30% off clearance and a reward I got this dress for 1/4 of the retail price!
These shoes are also Banana Republic but I found them through Poshmark. The heels are hard to see, but they are a black chunky heel. I have been loving the chunky heel lately because they give your outfit a retro look with also adding more support (even though I totally had to change shoes for the reception to get my groove on) Plus the nude cap toe is timeless! They were barely worn and I reeled these in for under $20.
I actually panicked the morning of the wedding because the humidity was just not gelling with my hair and I had no idea what to do with it! This look was super easy and stayed the whole night. After curling my hair with a straightener (and noticing how limp it was) I pulled my hair back with a hair tie and secured it with three loops. I parted my hair into a line directly over the middle of the tie (important), created a clean hole with the line, and used the weight of the hair to flip it all through. I secured the hair tie with a bobby pin and voila! I loved the way it curled back from my ears to the ponytail, and it held throughout the entire ceremony and reception. So easy!
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