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Playing Dress-Up

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Although it’s true that I enjoy styling the ‘everyday’ outfit, I’ll jump at the chance to get dressed up for an event. We attended a friend’s wedding this past weekend and although I had initially planned on renting a dress, well, plans changed. But I do trust your opinions, believe me ;) I found this Juicy dress that hadn’t been worn in a few years and when this bib necklace caught my eye on BaubleBar, I knew it was the perfect excuse to buy it.

dressup4It also felt like the right choice because my Blair Ritchey clutch paired with it perfectly.

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I first attempted to do a half french twist, as demonstrated by my favorite hair girl at The Small Things Blog, but I didn’t have quite enough length. That, or I just stink at conquering any type of up-do. Most likely the latter. So I twisted and pulled back one side of my hair. That, I can handle.

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The mint, chain link bracelet was a purchase from Jane.com. It’s a daily deal site which was formerly called Very Jane, in case that sounds familiar to you. It’s worth checking out.

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Thanks to the help of various family members who graciously watched our children, Jack and I had a wonderful night away and didn’t wake up until 9am on Saturday…that’s a big deal!

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Details: Juicy Couture dress (old outlet find), BaubleBar necklace, JCrew bracelet (old), Jane link bracelet, Blair Ritchey mini lulu foldover, Circa by Joan and David pumps

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