Friday, February 3, 2012

Go Green

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The weather has been awesome this week. I undoubtedly enjoy every minute of it. I purchased this dress a few months ago while vacationing in FL. I haven't had a chance to wear it yet since it's been so cold. This dress has been hanging in my closet since December waiting to be worn. As the weather got up to the mid-60s yesterday, I immediately took it out for a spin.

What I am wearing:
Dress: Be Bop pleated dress via Nordstrom Rack - size S
Cardigan: Ann Taylor crewneck cardigan - size XXSP
Shoes: Steve Madden Ulltra blush patent leather pump
Belt: H&M Necklace: Amrita Singh Montauk

This dress runs big. I am wearing a size small and it was big all around (especially the top part of the dress). The fit is obviously very important to me but sometimes, I have to give up the fit for something else that I love. In this case, it was the lovely kelly green color and those feminine pleats =)

On a separate note, I entered Refinery29’s Style Blogger Contest and would really appreciate it if you would vote for me. All you have to do is search for me (the quickest way is to use Ctrl-F key to find and click on the little heart next to my picture to vote. That’s it!

Thank you so much for your support!



I loveee the color! i just bought an old navy dress in that color too for spring! Weather here has been crazy warm too!!!


This is a gorgeous color combination, the green + yellow! You look so pretty in the dress, love all the pleats and the pocket detail.


riddhi jholapara

luv d color !! cute outfit !!

John B. Marine

This kelly green dress looks lovely on you along with this pale yellow cardigan. Sydney, your charm shines beautifully here.

Marionberry Style

So beautiful! And I agree - sometimes you have to give up something (in your case the perfect fit) for other things you love (the color and design). I actually think with the belt, it looks like a fabulous fit on you!
XO - Marion


gorgeous color on you, sydney! i also really like the pleats of the dress. such a pretty look!

Lisa Ng

You got my vote! And I'm loving the red lip too!

With Each Passing Day

The color and the design on the dress is gorgeous. I like how you paired the green with the yellow.

The Little Dust Princess

You have my vote, Sydney!! : ) Lovee the green on you.


I love this green dress on you! Especially the pleats! :)


The colours in this outfit are so gorgeous! Make me long for spring even more than I already was :) I love it when ladies manage to put outfits together using no black items - I find that very difficult!



Love color on you!!


Great color look so pretty!


I love the green - such a refreshing color!


One of my favorite outfits on you, and awesome photography!


Gorgeous color! Have you seen Kelly's recent post on "Faking Fit"? Your outfit is a great example!

Love those sunglasses on you! :)


Such a beautiful dress and You look stunning in that dress!


that dress doesn't look too big on you, that or you styled it so well, that it looks like it's made for you! I love the bright colors! You look ready for spring!


Beautiful plaid dress. I love the colour mix!



@Michelle Thanks for letting me know, Michelle. I have seen it. Excellent post! I am sure all of us have faked the fit to some extent.


I love that color, its definitely one of my faves! You look great! TGIF!


These two greens go so well together. I will vote for you.

She's Dressing Up

Beautiful dress! <3


Sari thanks you for your compliment! Now, THIS DRESS is darling! I love the color blocking w/ the Mustard & Mint combo. And those shoes are perfect. I'm so big on nude pumps to elongate the leg. Following your blog & Twitter now. Would love a follow-back ;)
xo - Annalise


Love this!


I absolutely love this dress... and your style!

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Karen (littlepiecefnb)

Such pretty colors, Sydney! The pleating detail is beautiful too!


Ahh! Such a cute dress! So sweet the coloring. I am adoring all the pops of color this season is bringing out.

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You're such a stunner! This kelly green dress looks lovely on you along with this pale yellow cardigan.

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