Metallic Mondays

- Fashion, Outfits

Printed Dress 9

So yesterday was a weird day. I got up a little later than normal after traveling to and from Madison this weekend to visit my sister, and wasn’t exactly looking forward to a day at work, but who is on a Monday? Anyway, I showed up to an almost completely empty parking lot. Uh ohhhh… I immediately thought back to Friday where my company’s power was out for a couple hours due to the storms the night before. Well I guess another round of bad storms hit the Minneapolis area on Friday night and the power had been out since then. So I turned around, got Starbucks and settled in at home to work from my own lap top! Granted it was a little difficult to do much aside from check my email since most of the documents I need are saved on my computer at work, but hey I won’t complain!

And of course, I actually liked what I was wearing yesterday, so I asked my boyfriend to snap photos before I changed into comfy shorts and a tank top (holy hot and humid yesterday). It was a simple outfit: dress, belt, heels, but it is a no-brainer on a Monday morning and adding these metallic heels gave it just enough excitement.

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Dress, JCPenney (Similar) Last seen here :: Belt, JCrew (Similar) :: Heels, eBay (Exact) Last seen here

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    June 25, 2013 at 6:26 AM

    I love it! I think it’s almost too nice to sit at the desk all day! I’d go out in it too!

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      June 25, 2013 at 8:29 AM

      Haha! After I saw pictures I would totally wear this on a nice date with my boyfriend or even to a wedding! But the dress is so comfy and the dress was an easy way to dress it up so I guess I didn’t even realize it looked so fancy!

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    June 25, 2013 at 6:57 AM

    You look so pretty Rach, metallic look amazing on you.

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    June 25, 2013 at 7:18 AM

    Such a pretty dress, Rachel! I love gray/silver and purple together – that’s our bathroom color scheme ๐Ÿ™‚ I also must add that your hair look amazing here!!!

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      June 25, 2013 at 8:27 AM

      Thank you Brynn! And haha, can you tell it is humid or what?! My hair loves volume when it is humid and this is actually my natural hair after sleeping on it wet (plus humidity). I kind of like the summer for this reason (well many others) but I can usually just spritz on some curl spray and my hair stays put for the day!

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    June 25, 2013 at 7:19 AM

    What a fun little dress! I love how you paired it with metallics!

    Fizz and Frosting

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    Rachel's Fashion Patch
    June 25, 2013 at 7:34 AM

    The pattern on this dress so so cool and unusual. Love the colour on you! xx

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      June 25, 2013 at 8:28 AM

      That you Rachel, you are so sweet!

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    Ginny Mossman
    June 25, 2013 at 1:04 PM

    I surprise day off would be amazing! I love this dress too, I see why you took pictures ๐Ÿ™‚

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    June 25, 2013 at 8:07 AM

    Such a pretty dress! I love anything with patterns and those metallic shoes are awesome!

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    June 25, 2013 at 8:36 AM

    love the dress and the metallic heels with it! i think your hair looks so pretty too ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Red Tag Chic Los Angeles
    June 25, 2013 at 8:44 AM

    Hmmmm you totally look like you’re on a date night rather than be behind a desk all day with that lovely look!!


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    Bethie the Boo
    June 25, 2013 at 8:53 AM

    Super pretty dress! Purple is a great color for you! And man, those were some crazy storms, I’m not surprised that your office didn’t have power!

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    June 25, 2013 at 9:36 AM

    There’s been a few times I’ve gotten to work and there was no power. And they made us work anyway…it was terrible! The print on that dress is so pretty!

    The Tiny Heart

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    June 25, 2013 at 9:49 AM

    Such a pretty dress Rachel! Loving that flirty dress for Summer!

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    June 25, 2013 at 10:53 AM

    What a gorgeous print! And love that you paired it with silver mirrored pumps. So pretty, Rachel!


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    June 25, 2013 at 10:57 AM

    Gorgeous dress and I love the metallic shoes. I need to get myself a pair.


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    June 25, 2013 at 1:32 PM

    What a gorgeous dress! I just love the pattern and the heels are perfect!


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    June 25, 2013 at 2:10 PM

    Your hair is looking so cute! plus you are looking skinny ma dear!

    wish we could have met up this past weekend ๐Ÿ™

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    June 25, 2013 at 3:27 PM

    Some days are indeed weird but it helps against boredom ๐Ÿ˜‰ Your look is great and Iยดm absolutely in love with this perfect dress!

    xx from Bavaria, Rena

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    June 25, 2013 at 4:57 PM

    I loooooove this look, honey ^__^

    Lots of love,


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    June 25, 2013 at 6:11 PM

    You look fabulous, Rachel! I’ve been on the hunt for cute and affordable metallic heels. ps. I especially love the belt.. So many outfits you can wear with it! ps. in regards to your question about the justfab party, I usually get promo emails but nothing specifically about what we discussed. ps. we must do a blog collab one of these days. Hope you’re doing well, and I just realized that I wrote you a book in your comment section.. lol

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    Confessions Of A City Girl
    June 25, 2013 at 10:25 PM

    Love the shoes!

    Confessions Of A City Girl / Enerjiee

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    June 25, 2013 at 10:34 PM

    Great dress! I love the gray and purple mixed together. And the belt is such a pretty touch. How weird that the power is out still, but you can’t complain about a free day off!!


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    Shanna Schneider
    June 25, 2013 at 10:53 PM

    Hello gorgeous!! I am dying over your hair….the color…it’s perfect!! And that dress….yep, it’s perfect too! Glad you got to shoot these shots before comfy work at home set in. ๐Ÿ™‚

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    June 26, 2013 at 1:06 AM

    This is a gorgeous work outfit! So glamorous, yet workplace appropriate ๐Ÿ™‚ How nice that you got to work from home too! I wouldn’t get much done, but I would sure love it!


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    June 26, 2013 at 2:47 AM

    I’m loving the colors of your dress! They look gorgeous on you!

    xo jen
    Pearls & Lace

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    Megan, The Frugalista Diaries
    June 26, 2013 at 8:47 AM

    great dress Xo, Megan,

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    June 27, 2013 at 12:07 AM

    pretty dress! your hair looks great too!


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