What I Wore: Lack of Coordination

Wardrobe Oxygen in Nine West Pumps and a Vintage Bloomingdales Dressshoes | bag | cuff | sunglasses | earrings

wardrobe oxygen in vintage bloomingdales wardrobe oxygen pattern mixing with vintage and novica wardrobe oxygen with a leopard haircalf cuff and novica clutch wardrobe oxygen in a vintage knit dress and novica clutchDress: Vintage Bloomingdale's via Etsy | Shoes: Nine West | Bag: c/o Novica | Sunglasses: Ray-Ban | Earrings: eBay (no longer available; similar) | Cuff: Gap (old; similar)

If you follow me on Snapchat, you know I wore this look last Thursday to the Goodwill VIP Popup Trunk Show at the Pepco Edison Gallery.  What a fun evening!  I met a few friends for “linner” at Zaytinya beforehand, and saw many more (and a few of you fabulous people!) at the event.  After I went with my BFF and sister to Proof for a glass of wine before heading home.  There were racks for each blogger who curated a collection, plus plenty more and upcycled furniture and art by Tim Kime.

wardrobe oxygen over 40 personal style bloggerI found this dress on Etsy.  I was looking for tee shirt style dresses, hopefully one that could be off the shoulder and not basic black, grey, or navy.  This one came up from momandpopcultureshop, and I loved the Gauguin-inspired print and the batwing sleeves.  The dress is in pristine condition, I wonder if it had ever been worn or even laundered.  Attending a Goodwill event, I really wanted to wear something thrifted.  I knew this would be a fun event so I wanted to wear color and something joyful.  This dress was perfect!  To amp up the fun factor, I styled it with bright orange suede pumps, a printed clutch (a favorite), and my bamboo name earrings.  Sometimes a lack of coordination (there isn't even any orange in my dress) pulls everything together!

Shop My Picks for Vintage Knit and Batwing Dresses on Etsy:

DC Goodwill Pop Up Pepco Edison Gallery 2016This pictures shows a bit of the event as well as me and Michsi shopping the collection (photo via Goodwill of Greater Washington).  There was so much good fashion!  Vintage, popular designers, handmade oddities, some pieces still with original sale tags still attached!

2016 dc goodwill popup vip event Here I am with Alison, Sydney, and Rosana outside the event.  Other than my feet hurting by the end of the night, this was a perfect outfit for the event. Thank you all who attended the event, Goodwill raised a nice amount of money, and I know many of you left with some fabulous fashion scores (I left with this adorable vintage coat which only cost $14!).  I'm honored to have been part of this great event that supported a great organization that does so much for the DC area!

10 Comments

  1. Linda B
    September 3, 2016 / 8:41 am

    That dress is fabulous, and I love how you styled it!

  2. Susie Gorden
    August 30, 2016 / 12:02 pm

    LOVE the outfit and so bummed I missed the event. I’m a big fan of Goodwill and, of course, of your blog. Hope to catch the next time you do something locally.

    • September 7, 2016 / 3:18 pm

      I’ll be sure to share if I am attending something ahead of time on social media (most likely Facebook). Would be great to meet!

  3. August 30, 2016 / 9:54 am

    Great idea to wear something thrifted to the Goodwill event – these colors look great and the dress seems to have been made for you..

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