Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Take it down a notch

This is an outfit I wore almost 2 weeks ago.  Me and the hubs were on our way to a birthday dinner for one of hubs' longtime friends.  I had gotten fully dressed, and just before we were about to walk out of the door--hubs mentioned the restaurant we were headed to. 

I'd assumed we were going somewhere fancy schmancy, but it turned out to be a CASUAL birthday dinner at one of the popular sports bar kind of hot spots.  Right away, I realized I was over dressed.  I initially had on heels with the ensemble that you see, by the way.

So, without even giving it a second thought, I took off the heels and put on my wedge sneakers.  I instantly fell in love with the look.  It gave it a little edge.

I know some would prefer to be over dressed, if they had to choose.  Unlike most people, I prefer to err on the side of dressed down.  It comes from some innate feeling I've always had of not looking like I am trying too hard, I guess.   Trust me, I've stolen the show at plenty of shindigs in my jeans while surrounded by a sea of club dresses.  I enjoy that. haha

Because the weather here in Atlanta has been up and down--and this was a "down" day, I threw on what I like to call my matrix coat and had a splendid night.

Top - Target // Pants - H&M // Sneakers - eBay // Bracelets - LaTra Chivon & F21

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  1. Love this look! The peplum top with the wedge sneak is so cute!


  2. love the getup and the new haircut lady!

  3. so cute - with just changing the shoes this can be a casual or fancy outfit! love it!

  4. Your haircut is great!

    Krystal K.
    The Feisty House

  5. Loving your hair! Looks so good!

  6. Wedge sneakers are really starting to grow on me, might have to try on a pair one day soon.

  7. Your look is cool. I need to invest in the wedge sneakers soon.

  8. I really like the black wedge sneakers versus all the other colors. I think that'll be my first day of spring purchase.

  9. Look at you.. Super Stylish appearance.. Simply awesome! Loved the outfit.. So can you lend me your fashion senses for a while to buy designer clothes.. I am out for shopping..!


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