February 7, 2012

The Wardrobe: How to wear a dress in the winter

Hey loves! I woke up today to another freezing snowy morning. The weather is so cold that the only way to wear a dress, which is my favorite thing to wear, is to layer it with really warm pieces just like I did for this outfit. :)

Dress: Handmade; Cardigan: Handmade (similar HERE); Hat: Handmade (similar: HERE and HERE); Scarf: Parfois (similar HERE); Purse: 5th Avenue; Boots: unlnown (similar HERE)

I am wearing a handmade dress that was a gift from a friend of mine and I love the length and the flare, because it gives it a beautiful retro vibe. The warm cardigan on top (you can find similar HERE) and the cute hat (similar HERE and HERE) were also handmade respectively by my grandmother and mom. :) I can  never have enough knits! This is my most favorite scarf and I bought it from Parfois (similar HERE), the purse is by 5th Avenue and I don't remember where I got the boots (similar HERE). What do you wear when it's this cold outside?

And please, loves, let me know which way of describing the outfit do you prefer: a list or a longer text description?



Tulips & Tulle said...

Cute outfit!

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Oana said...

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Valeria said...

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Barbara Scarlett Brayovic said...

great idea to layer!

Fashionistable said...

A lovely way to wrap up a dress in winter, while staying feminine. Xxxx

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Sick by Trend said...

love that scarf a lot :D beautiful print



Lilli said...

Hi Plami!:) You are welcome:) Thank you too, you are always too nice!:) What a cute outfit, the hat is so lovely and I like its color! The scarf with the flowers is very nice! Perfect! Have a great day! Kisses! xoxo

THE HF BLOG said...

always stylish girl!!!! :)
have a great day


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totally trye and amazing!!!

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r.a.j.e. said...

Hi hun, thanks for visiting our blog :)
I like the outfit, and I love the last post about enjoying the ride - so true!
I like the detail you've put into where your clothes are from, it's cute.

A x



You look fabulous! That's the perfect way to style a dress.

Have a wonderful day, sweets! xoxo

- marii said...

love it all! :)

Karys M said...

Beautiful outfit, I have been wearing a lot of dresses this winter :)

Karys x

Tony SHT. said...

Много хубав и полезен пост! Особено за хора като мен, които точно през зимата решават, че всеки ден им се носи рокля :D

Rita said...

oh, you're welcome! i think when people are nice to us, it gives us strenght to keep posting and make good things on the blog! xx

Mr J said...

Amazing, you look awesome. Love the cardie!

Mila said...

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Vanessa. said...

I love, love, love all the look :) Great choice dear!

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Gabrielle said...

very cozy,
love it


Cheli said...

U look lovely...I really like the look, kinda romantic. Thx for stopping by my blog again..hope you'll follow :-)

Nathalia Ruggiero said...

We can always wear dresses in the winter.
It looks even more chic, right?

Leslie said...

Lists! You look adorable and warm-perfect for the snowy day. Great colors - very rich! We are having a little sunshine here in the Pacific Northwest - whoopie (it's just temporary)


Dallas Diva said...

You look adorable. The purple coat is really cute. My college colors were purple so I have been in love ever since :)
Great blog! Would you like to follow each other and keep in touch?
Take care!
XO, Janie

Ena said...

Hello, thanks for the comment ^ ^ six bikes sweet!
I'm glad that my post to accomplish something!
with a kiss!
Forgive my English is very good ^ ^ Vono
However, I really like your outfit you are cute!

Biser Sable said...

^^ Много ми харесва!^^

NewKidOnTheBlog said...

I love the long cardi! It looks so warm! xoxo

Natalie Koltunovskaya said...

Nice outfit!

Modas_diva said...

Cute outfit, girl :) ! xx

Stephanie said...

Absolutely love this! It's trendy and warm!


Marina said...

beautiful outfit! you look wonderful <3

xx Marina


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Le monde de Myriam said...

Yes, you inspired my monday ! ;)

Love your dress ! And you can made a long or little description, it doesn't matter for me !

See you soon girl :)

Girlie Blogger said...

Excellent advice. This is something I'd do too.


yiqin; said...

you look so cute! everything is so well put together.

Rute Pereira said...

A lovely outfit, so sweet :)

It's a great advice to someone who loves like me to use dresses in the winter!


Elle R. said...

beautiful pics, I love your scarf :D

Jen @ redsolesandredwine said...

Handmade dress - how awesome from your friend. Love the layered look for the winter and how you mixed it up with accessories. The amount of description you have is perfect!

Red Soles and Red Wine

Esther.MTMU said...

great look! I love the hat and the cardigan

Elke said...

Cute outfit! I like it! :D

Camilla and Valerie said...

love your hat & scarf! too cute

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Maryam Maquillage said...

ooo i just love your scarf and you are sooo pretty :))

Sunjo said...

I love that your cardigan and hat are handmade. They are beautiful!

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Virgit said...

In love with your cardigan sweetie love burgundy is the colour of winter Gorgeous outfit sweetie love the scarf is so pretty kisses

Francesca R said...

That dress is very nice and the cardi-coat looks great on it!!!

SeeMe said...

nice skirt and such a lovely smile

two birds said...

i love that your sweater is as long as your dress. it all looks so cozy and super cute!

Tanja van S - PureGlam.tv said...

Love your sweater ... looks really great...

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oomph. said...

i love the longer skirt with tall boots. i don't mind the list or text descriptions. if there is a story behind the pieces, you should write about it!


Angela said...

Jolies tes photos!!! J aime
Angela Donava

Seeking Style said...

Lovely transition of your dress into colder months :)

xo Jennifer


Alessandra Mazzini said...

Nice colors!


Gillie said...

I love your dress, the length is perfect, your friend is very talented! I also love your sweet scarf

xo Gillie

Imke said...

Great combo, I love that scarf!

Xo, Imke

the yellows said...

love it !

Sincerely Mally said...

Very Cute! Love this loook on you!!


Sara said...

loved your handmade dree.. gorgeous:)



Veronica said...

You are too cute! Love your blog :D Will be following you from now on!
Xo V


Kristen said...

i love all of the layering and your floral scarf. so cute!

Mia Rivel said...

Hello Sweetie,

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Leah said...

You are welcome and thank-you for the lovely comment you left on my blog!

I love your outfit, it is really cute! I particularly like the scarf; the colours al work so well together!

When it is cold outside I usually live in tights and dresses with fitted jackets or 80's woollen jumpers!

I think a text description is what I prefer, in my opinion. :)


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Katia said...

Very cute blog :)

Haylee said...

Love this look, I have a difficult time picking out cute outfits in the winter, but this is a perfect look





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Oh my Dior! said...

your scarf is so beautiful!!


LV said...

cute outfit and gorgeous accessories!


Julie Khuu said...

Such a super chic layered look! That scarf is the STAR! Floral and bright, perfect for gray winter days!

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Antonia said...

Cute look & cute blog! :))


bc said...

love your scarf=)


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whitney said...

You are stunning! Love how you styled the dress for winter. Looks perfectly cosy for a cold day!

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thewildcherry said...

You look so cute!



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Camilla said...

cute outfit - I love the colors!

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Luis said...

You look uh-mazing. Dying over your skirt & scarf.



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Cathy said...

Such a great look!!! Love your blog!!!!

Well... said...

Aw, I love wearing skirts and dresses in winter! People might think they're cold, but honestly, I think its warmer than jeans when you layer it right.
Great skirt, I love your scarf <3


the golden rose said...

i love how you wore this. the color of your sweater is beautiful! follow each other? xx sylvie

Alice Barton said...

Hi! thanks for your super sweet commen on my blog!!!!
this outfit is nice and looks so comfy! perfect for going shopping :)
I am happy to be your newest follower!! xx Alice Barton ♥ The Mow Way

PEPA said...

Love this look, especially those boots!

Kisses from pepa:X

Louisejoyb said...

I love this outfit, your cardigan looks super cosy too! :)

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AErauw said...

I love that scarf! When it's cold like now, I also do the whole layering thing with knits to keep warm. Your blog is really nice!

XO Aline

PSbyDila said...

Nice outfit!


*Glam Chameleon* said...

Ah u look so so so sweet!:) Lovely handmade dress, beautiful scarf and hat!! Btw thank u for your comment!;)


Kiki J. said...

Very cute, a long cardigan and scarves are a MUST for my winter arsenal! Thanks for stopping by!

Rock it Napptural!

Jennifer said...

Your scarf is beautiful! And your friend is super talented, that's a pretty dress!

xo Jennifer


:: Lavender's Green :: said...

Cute outfit!

I love your fringe (bangs) too, they're super cute!

x Jasmine

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Jules M said...

Cute outfit!


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Brooke said...

I LOVE this scarf and your hair is adorable. Brilliant outfit.


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