Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Farewell to the Big City and Bright Lights


All good things must come to an end.

This was the case for my wonderful experience in Chicago. As a thank you to the city, I wanted to say farewell in the most fabulous way I know how: by dressing up, of course! Now, what do I wear to both say good-bye and celebrate a dear friend? I wear bright, fun prints and interesting statement jewelry. That meant this dress was perfectly suited as a farewell party outfit. Although farewells could potentially be solemn, the vivid colors liven up the event and bring some sparkle to the night. The playful patterns look like they are dancing all over the dress reflecting my own celebration that evening. I added hot pink pumps to bring an extra kick to my step. Then, I topped it off with a dramatic gold shoulder necklace because you can never go wrong with draping yourself in jewelry. And voila, instant party in a dress!


In the end, it was a perfect sendoff. The festivities started at a private cocktail party at The Field Museum to visit and chat with Sue the T-Rex and then I danced the night away in downtown. Thank you Chicago for creating such amazing memories. And thank you to my readers for letting me relive all the great memories through my fashion.








What I’m Rockin’:
Dress – Olive & Tweed
Pumps – Qupid
Shoulder necklace – Filthy Magic (get yours here)

17 comments:

  1. you look gorgeous!

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  2. the necklace placement is flawless. i love it. subversive. chicago is awesome.

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    1. haha thanks. Hadn't thought about it as subversive but I love it. I'll keep it! Thanks!!!

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  3. I've never seen a necklace like that before and I'm kind of falling in love with it. Your whole outfit is *flawless*.
    Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving such a sweet comment!
    I'm now your newest follower!

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    Kym
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    1. Thanks for following! I love this necklace. It's so unique and whenever I wear it I always get stopped by people asking me where I got it. Really makes a statement!

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  4. Um... that shoulder necklace is one of the most unique things I've ever seen! So cool. Love those heels, too! Thanks for linking up for Real Girl Style.

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    1. No prob! I thought the same thing about the necklace!

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  5. loooove those shoes on you, great blog - now following
    Xo Megan

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  6. How have I never seen a shoulder necklace before now. How?

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    1. You know, I asked the same questions when I first saw it.

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  7. Love what you did with that necklace! Glad you had a great trip!
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    1. Thanks, Ria! And thank YOU for providing in your store such a fabulous necklace. Keep it up!

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