Expect the Unexpected

When you think of military inspired shirt dresses, you may not automatically think of chunky beaded necklaces from the 80s and some girly blue platforms.

But nobody ever says, “I really loved her outfit! It was so expected.”

shirt dress – swapped, necklace – vintage, bag – JCrew, shoes – Calvin Klein

What unexpected pairings have you matched together lately?

Linking up with Lindsey and the Pleated Poppy today!

pleated poppy

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Comments

  1. You have no idea how fun it is for me to see the swapped items on you and how you’ve paired them – love, love it Cate! Nice job! :)

  2. Colette Kollman says:

    Love it! Super cute dress!

  3. This dress fits you so well. And I love those shoes! You look great!

  4. Cate, I LOVE this! The mix is perfect.
    xo Josie
    http://www.winksmilestyle.com

  5. You rocked the blue shoes! I love it!

  6. I LOVE this! especially with your shoes and necklace! so cute!

  7. Adorable as always! You always have the best heels.

  8. Those shoes are great!

  9. gorgeous, i looooove the shoes, so pretty.

  10. I love this! Those shoes are amazing!

  11. Totally adds interest to the outfit. Love those shoes as you know. And the dress is perfect on you. The length, the style…everything. I really like it.

  12. You look great!!

  13. The shoes are FAB!! I Love the pop of blue with the dress!

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