Red, Two Ways

For so long I thought that red was "not my color" because I am really pale (yes I do live in Florida ha!) and honestly I have been kind of afraid to wear this popular color.  Well last Saturday I went bridesmaids dress shopping with my soon to be sister in law. I tried on a red bridesmaids dress and was surprised by how much I liked the color. Who knew that bridesmaids dresses would encourage me to try something new in fashion!?

This Friday I am linking up with {av} from long distance loving at her Friday Fancies party. The theme for this week is red!  I am loving very feminine and polished looks for fall and this red Express dress is just that. I love the accentuated waist (I recommend swapping the black belt for a leopard print) and pretty ruffle detail. Plus, it's less than $100! I picked accessories for both trendy downtown and classic uptown looks to maximize the dress. 

 Dress: Express


Bracelet: Banana Republic

  1. love it! both of towns, huh :)


  2. Nice post, love the photos!
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    you might like it :)

  3. What fun uptown and downtown looks!!!

  4. I love them both! Great job! Have a lovely weekend :)

  5. LOVE both looks! I´m a huge fan of red, and I think it all comes down to the right shade!

    Have an amazing weekend!

    xx Ivana
    Style in the City

  6. darling outfit! the black leather paired with the red dress such a sexy outfit!

  7. Great eye! Love the leopard print....and the leather jacket!! I can't wait to take mine out for the cooler weather!

  8. I am loving the two ways! I also need a leather jacket!

  9. great pieces! xo

    p.s. I'm having a sunglasses giveaway if you'd like to check it out!

  10. I love that you did two looks.... both of which I'd totally wear. Great post, love the blog!


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