I can’t claim it as my own idea as I’ve seen many gals on blogs do this-which is why I titled my post un-original!
Rather than let this little summer dress sit in my closet unworn for 3 seasons, I’ve transitioned it to a fall piece by layering a sweater over the top. I then added my light brown Target boots and a belt to emphasize my waist. To complete the look (and follow my ‘rule of 3′) I’ve added a necklace.
For you newer readers, my ‘rule of 3′ is that I feel like the top half of my outfits must always have 3 elements to it. In this case, the sweater (1), the belt (2) and the necklace (3). It isn’t a hard and fast rule- but one that I usually try to stick to.
And, for you gals who hate wearing belts (ahem, Erin I’m talking to you)… here is the look minus the belt.
Ok gals- I want to hear from you- belt or no belt?! Please comment!
It’s been a while, so I thought I’d link to Pleated Poppy for What I Wore Wednesday. Be sure to check it out, there are literally hundreds of ideas!
Dress: Old Navy, Sweater: Banana Republic, Boots: Target, Belt: so old I honestly can’t rememeber!, Necklace: Stella and Dot
Sorry about the dreadful lighting- it was still dark outside when I took these photos.