My Wardrobe Today – Monday

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Black matte jersey dress with peacock feather print – Muse (purchased in 2009)
Black tightsNordstrom
Black leather bootiesMiss Sixty “Jaiden”
Brushed gold necklace and bangle – Ann Taylor (purchased several years ago)
Berry cable-knit scarf – Ann Taylor LOFT (last year – also have matching beanie)
Black quilted coat – Lands End (no longer available)

I love how the sun shining on my face makes me look as though I have a tan!  Aaah, the days when the sun is warm and the thermometer doesn't say TEN DEGREES!

I remember wearing this dress last December to my sister's annual holiday party and she pulling me aside to tell me that when I raised my hands you could see the seam of the control top on my tights.  Ack!  Now due to my new size, I can raise BOTH HANDS and not flash anything.  Funny how a few pounds can change not only the waistband of your favorite jeans but the total length and silhouette of each garment in your closet.  It seems each weekend I have to re-assess my wardrobe and decide what fits, what flatters, what to take off the hangers and sell/donate, and what to hold off on thinking it may work in a few weeks.  I am really looking forward to warmer weather and playing with my spring wardrobe!

The hair is really growing on me – I washed it last night, let it air dry for most of the head and just dried the bangs straight.  This morning I took random large sections of my hair and put it in the curling iron, let it cool and finger-combed

Speaking of spring wardrobe, my newest article at is up and it's about my favorite trends for Spring 2011 – trends that any woman can incorporate into her current wardrobe.  Check it out!


  1. January 26, 2011 / 1:46 am

    wow, that is quite a chic dress…something about it reminds me of palm beach! and the cut- classic. this is a great piece for you. 🙂

  2. January 25, 2011 / 2:53 am

    LOVE that dress!! And your hair looks great, too!!

    I’ve lost almost 10 lbs lately and it so DOES make a difference in how things hang and the length and everything.

  3. January 24, 2011 / 10:05 pm

    You look fantastic! And you’re motivating me to lose weight!!

  4. January 24, 2011 / 6:07 pm

    You look great, what a fabulous dress! I can very much relate to what you say about losing some pounds can totally change how a garment looks on you:)

  5. January 24, 2011 / 5:30 pm

    holy peacock, girl – that’s an awesome dress! you go with your smaller size – yay. 😉 -Holly

  6. January 24, 2011 / 5:08 pm

    Oh how I ADORE that dress on you, Allie!

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