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slip dressing | part deux

hi, friends!

two posts in one week!  i’m moving on up, eh?  this post was actually delayed due to some technical difficulties, but i finally got it up.  this is a follow-up to the first slip dressing post from a couple of weeks ago.  i wanted to show you another way to style slips, this time in a decidedly more flirty, girly way than was featured in the first installment.  i also think it is a perfect valentine’s day outfit inspiration (although, maybe choose a less snarky sweater).  this is another look shot by will vastine, and i think the tones of these pictures are some of the prettiest i’ve ever featured on the blog.

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sweater – wildfox {old, similar here}; slip – free people; tights – nordstrom; socks – free people; shoes – free people

the slip in these photos should be familiar — you’ve seen it once before here and you’ll see it again!  it’s one of free people’s most popular items and for good reason; it’s easy to wear, versatile, and lends itself to different styles easily.  it’s also a great price point (for free people, anyway) and you get a really good return on your investment when you look at cost-per-wear.  it’s a great piece to throw on and go.  try pairing it with flares for a really fun play on proportion, or with your favorite denim cutoffs on the first warm day of the year.  for a more sweet and girly look, wear it with tights, a pretty cardigan, and pointed-toe flats.

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to me this is a fun valentine’s day outfit because it isn’t too obvious (i mean, you could definitely sub in a red sweater if you’re feeling more festive!) and is laid-back but still flirty and a little sexy.  i always think thigh-high socks have a little sex appeal, and so do the sheer black hose.  one thing i hate is feeling like i’m dressing in a “costume” or “theme,” or something too predictable for whatever i’m doing (i.e.: wearing a cowboy hat to go out in downtown nashville *side-eye emoji*).

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i’m totally in love with these shoes.  i can’t wait to live in them when it warms up with jeans, cutoffs and dresses – the color is very versatile for me, and i love the chunky heel because they will also be comfortable!

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➶details➴

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thanks, will, for such a great shot!

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that’s a wrap, folks! ➸

many thanks for reading!

➳ alyssa

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