It was the color of this dress that wowed me from the minute I took it out of the box. Online it looked ok, but in person it was so rich and beautiful. I wore this look recently for a night out with Stan and it was the perfect fall date night ensemble. I was going to pair it with a clutch initially, but I am convinced that this Cult Gaia bag looked much better. While it may not work in the coldest months, I could carry this bag in spring, summer and fall. Perhaps in another color it would be suitable for year round wear, or if you live in a warmer climate I can see this working for all 4 seasons. It played well off the bell sleeves on this dress, and how could I not discuss the tie detail on the back! It’s not too feminine and overly girly, but adds a fun element to the dress. And of course, my leopard pumps were the perfect piece to finish off the look.
Sadly the temps have climbed back up into sweltering territory the past few days but will be dipping down at the end of the week and I can’t wait. The heat didn’t bother me all summer with my pregnancy but now that I am 8.5 months, I could really go for some cooler weather now. LOL


Dress – Halogen | Bag – Cult Gaia | Shoes – Gianvito Rossi (great budget option here and here) | Necklace – Nashelle

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