Good Monday to you darlings!! I hope y’all had a great weekend! Mine was rather lovely, except with the semester being over, it doesn’t quite seem like the weekend is coming to an end, which is definitely a good thing :-).
We’ve been enjoying some Fall/Winter-like weather lately (though we are to be back in the 80’s later this week), so I am very much in a layering mood. I haven’t worn this somewhat structured dress in almost a year, so I decided to pull it out and layer it with a tutu style dress that I bought at Target years ago, and I rather like the added volume in my hip/booty area)!
(a quick not so good picture of the bottom of the dress)
I’m sure some people at church, who hadn’t seen me in a while, may have thought I gained some weight in my bottom, but who cares, lol. The two dresses kept me perfectly warm and cozy, along with with my sweater and sweater tights!
Hat: Michael Howard (Vintage, won in a silent auction at a church function; another navy one I’m crushing on); Dress and Sweater: Gap (a vintage dress that gives a similar silhouette); Tights and Dress: Xhileration (Target); Shoes: Steve Madden (similar)
As much as I love the way my layers worked together for style and function, the real highlight of this outfit for me was my navy hat!
I’ve lamented a number of times here of my issues with finding hats to fit my insane amount of hair, so when I tried this hat on at a silent auction and found that it KINDA fit my hair, I had to have it!
I grew up enamored with the hats women wore to my church (which is where a lot of inspiration for my hair styles come from), so I was elated when it became cold enough for me to wear it! The wool, navy color, big flower, and dotted netting, all make the perfect hat for me.
Plus, I love the mystery that a hat like this allows :-). I would really love to be able to wear more hats, so if you know of a place where I can find hats for women with A LOT of hair or big heads, please let me know, so that I can really become a hat lady! lol
I must give a shout out to the photographer for today’s photos, Tre, the anonymous moniker I’ve given to my 12 year-old nephew, who has taken a great interest in photography, even told me he wants a camera for Christmas!! He always does such a great job and looks so cute leaning, squatting, and zooming to get the perfect picture :-).
HAVE A LOVELY WEEK MY DEARS!!
P.S. I’m running a holiday special on my shop, Consider(ed) Lovely, where y’all can save 15% on your purchase of vintage/pre-loved jewelry for yourself or a loved one, using code: VintageHoliday11