Monday, November 12, 2012

Denim Pearls & Patent

A dress - this one is casual and denim. Easy. So I added pearls and a skinny patent belt. I have lots of skinny belt options. I had fun dressing it up a bit. I will be dressing it down in the future, but you know me. I'm fancy.

Just a bit of a rant. This dress came with a skinny denim matching self belt. I have never met a self belt I like. I think they give you the self belt to tell you "Hey you, I need a belt. Here is a really pathetic one. Now go and spend more money on one that is nicer. We could have taken the guess work out of this and given you something nice but we didn't feel like it." The nicer take is "We think you are very creative and this self belt is a place holder. Now have fun and amaze us." It all depends on your mood. Guess where mine is?




My giveaway for Yoga Jeans is still on and here are the rules - You must "Like" Yoga Jeans on Facebook and you must comment on a post. Easy. This is an international giveaway and you can chose whatever jeans you like. I'll say that the giveaway is worth $125 depending on what jeans you pick. Good Luck everyone!

Dress - The Gap (here)
Belt - Cassis (old)
Necklace - Joe Fresh 
Shoes - Coach (old)
Watch - Michael Kors
Bracelets - Stell & Dot (here and here), Bitter Sweet

a Rafflecopter giveaway

35 comments:

  1. You are always so chic and fabulous. I love this blog!

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  2. Love that dress, you look chic
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  3. I totally agree with you on the belt thing..I always change mine out.love your choice!
    Sheree xxx

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    1. I wonder what your choice would have been. I know I would have never even thought of it and would be impressed.

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  4. You make me laugh Iva. Here is a dress down dress .... so lets put some pearls on! But you look lovely - I'm smiling as I'm typing as this is so what you do. I think I need to get my denim tunic dress out now that I'm feeling inspired.

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    1. Believe it or not Sue I was wondering what you would think.

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  5. Simple yet chic look ! Love the pearls !!

    XX Luba

    

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  6. lovely outfit!

    X Jenny
    Rocknrollerr.com

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  7. Love the dress Iva!

    I hope I win the Yoga Jeans....I've wanted to get a pair....was just waiting to lose the baby weight first :)

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    1. Good luck with losing the weight! It wasn't always easy for me.

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  8. This yoga giveaway need to end and then those jeans need to find their way to London, England obviously.
    But I digress...I'm with you on self belts. I didn't really give it any thought till I read your post, but you're right. I always get rid of my self belts. The only exception to that rule was La Petite S****E dress that came with the belt, but that was a designer piece and the belt was amazing. Otherwise...eeeuw

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  9. you look so good, great style:)

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  10. I think I own this dress in a paler denim! Cute.

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  11. This dress looks so good on you! I love it with the opaque tights!
    Meredith
    createthatoutfit.com

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  12. I especially like the black tights with the black boots. By the way, by posting this, I'm hoping to win a pair of the second yoga jeans - love, love, love them!

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  13. and looks so comfy as well :D
    Love it :D
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  14. Thanks for the amazing giveaway! :D surendene@gmail.com

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  15. Great giveaway
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  16. I think I need that dress, although I haven't got the right body shape for belts. Love your take on the reason for self belts and I think your right!

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  17. It's a gorgeous dress but I'm SO with you on the rubbish belts you get with some dresses and skirts. I guess they must assume you have a collection of some decent belts yourself. A coloured belt would be good with that too. Denim dresses are the best, Avril x

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  18. Okay. I have this dress it looks stupid on me, you know why, I need a good belt.

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    1. See what a belt does...we are going to become fast friends.

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  19. Oooh nice dress! You've got me thinking ... that's definitely something that I could wear. I sense some shopping in my very near future:) (spending ban pah!)

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  20. Love this Iva!!

    PS. Thanks for the amazing giveaway!

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  21. Lol Iva leave it to you to add pearls! Love the look!
    (just like I love my yoga jeans)

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    1. I know Sandy!! I just couldn't help it. It's wired in me or something.

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  23. I'm tall too and you are my new style inspiration! I showed your blog to a personal shopper and asked her to select things for me that would help me channel your style.

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  24. Hahaha! You are hilarious! I never keep the belt that goes with the item, they're always lame. I like the you changed it out for, and I love the pearls. A great, classic look as always, Iva!!! ~Sarah

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  25. You really are one Chic Mom Love this jean dress. I've been looking every where for you but haven't found the right one.

    Tash
    http://style-isle.blogspot.ca/

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