Happy Friday! Over the past weekend, I had the pleasure of spending some time with my blogger friend, Marisol. We hung out in Georgetown (DC), taking in the wintertime sights and of course taking pictures! It started off not too cold, but then the coldness and the wind met us at the door! Fortunately we had our jackets and other cold weather accessories to keep us (somewhat) warm.
We decided to be a little more dressed up for this look (because we both love to get jazzy)! I went with a gray sweater dress that I knew would look good with my black OTK boots. It was a little big at the top, so to make it a little more fitted, and to help minimize the infamous gap in between the back of my waist and bottom, I decided to belt it, and the belt actually complimented the dress really well. If you experience the “waist gap” problem, belting your dresses/skirts is major key (I’ve been waiting to use that DJ Khaled reference, ha!).
Marisol’s outfit is the perfect example of how to transition a summer dress into the fall/winter. She went with a dress that she actually wore over the summer, and she successfully transitioned it into winter by adding layers, and knee-high boots. So ladies, if you ever have any “I have nothing to wear!” moments this season, pull something out of your closet from the spring or summer, add layers, and you’ll feel brand new! 😉
Normally, when I’m trying to be cute but casual during the winter season, I only wear flat riding boots. But since Marisol wanted us to wear “sporty chic” looks for our second outfit pictures, I decided to pull out my old faithful Chuck Taylors for the occasion. Check out our sporty chic looks here, as well as all of Marisol’s other fabulous looks over on her blog! Be sure to leave a comment while you’ll there, and keep up with her on social media! Facebook |Instagram | Pinterest | Twitter
Dress, similar here and here, OTK boots, here, similar here, Coat, similar here and here, Purse, similar here, Necklace, similar here, Belt, similar here and here, Ring, similar here, Earrings, here
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Photographer: Mauricio Cuevas (Marisol’s husband, who is an amazing photographer!)
Thanks for reading! So do you currently use the waist belt trick to cinch in your dresses, or do you utilize Marisol’s way of maximizing her wardrobe by adding layers to spring/summer dresses during fall/winter? Let me know below!
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You too look super cute! It must be fun hanging out with a blogging buddy!
Thanks Stacie! It was soo fun!
I so love the gray and black outfit. Very nice, and the handbag is icing on the top. Well put together :-).
Thanks Kemkem! 🙂
Loves…..per usual! Keep stylin’ on em’!
Cute! Def all for waist belt problem solving methods!
Hola, las dos se ven preciosas!
What a wonderful experience dear, have a safe and snowy weekend 🙂
So fun, can’t wait until the next one dear! 🙂
What a fun idea! I would love to see more looks from both of you. Thanks for introducing me to a new blogger, Kasi! You both look great…heading over to check out the sporty chic look!
I love your dress and boots! It’s so much fun getting to connect with other bloggers – especially in person as opposed on online.
So cute, I need that red skirt option in my closet I
You can get this one on Choies.com 🙂
Thanks Mimi! Yes it was very nice!
I love that gray dress. I have those same boots and they have been tucked away for a while. I think I need to go dig them out!
Thanks Mimi! Yes you should!
You girls look great! Loving the outfits!!!
Very cute collab! Love the look from head to toe. xoxo
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Both of you look super cute. I love the classic appearance of the grey sweater with the black boots and jacket. I may have to replicate this look for myself. #blmgirl
Your outfits are so cute! The over-thee-knee boots look great with the sweater dress and I love Marisol’s jacket. #BLMGirl
Thanks sweety 🙂
What a cute collaboration! You both look great and in particular I love both of your boots and jackets/coats. xoxo, Maisha
Love your outfit! OTK boots? Sweater dress? Coat? It’s a combination of some of my favorite styles!
Thanks Sanura! Yes, some of my favs as well!
I know you two were turning heads during this shoot!! I love how each look shows off your personal style! Excellent post! 🙂
Thanks Audrey! 🙂
Love this post. That grey dress is so me!
love this outfit! you both look amazing! but these OTK are just so right
Thank you Irene!
Very nice pics. Love the looks. I would cinch the waist with a belt if I had one, lol! However you do it well.
Thank you Gina!
Hello beautiful ladies! Love those outfits. I lean more toward Marisol’s layered style over my summer dresses. I’m putting one together for tomorrow so be sure to stop by and check out what I did.
Great dress and the selfie pic is awesome! I would love it if you stopped by my blog and linked up this post to my fashion link up which is live now. I think my readers would really like your style!
Your waist tip is brilliant, I will definitely try it out! You both look gorgeous, happy and stylish! Congrats on your collaboration and Facebook page hon!
Thanks so much Stella!
I love your dress! So gorgeous with the OTK boots 🙂
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loving both outfits! you guys looks great!
Well, as Coco Chanel once said:”In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” I love the way you manage create such lovely looks! I also made a post about tall boots, check it: http://stylefavourite.com/best-womens-tall-boots-2018/