It has been hot, hot, hot Fashionistas! I don’t know about you, but I have been trying to keep up my style game while still trying to remain sane in this heat. Sometimes the weather can take us Fashionistas for a whirl when we get thrown snow, rain or even something as crazy as the warmth we have been experiencing in the Northeast.
This month, I decided to stay cool in one of my favorite olive green dresses. I got inspiration for the necklace layering from the Chanel fall 2016 ready-to-wear runway collection. Chanel did change up their look a bit though, as they kept concepts from the natural Chanel look. In the review of the runway items, Sarah Mower wrote, “Still, the main lesson learned? The return of the power of the Chanel pearl necklace, worn in piles. The more the merrier—quite literally.” I agree; the more necklaces, the merrier!
Having such a simple dress as mine, I wanted to spice things up a bit. Layering necklaces is always an option and I feel as though I have seen more people wearing them that way. It is a great focal point for the outfit and I think it ties the whole look together, especially if there is other silvery jewelry that is present, such as my watch, rings and earrings.
The other great element about having a simple dress is being able to have a lot of fun with shoes. I purchased the shoes recently and the first thing I wanted to do was put them on and take some CollegeFashionista pictures! They are too good not to be photographed.
Styling my hair up was a good choice for me because first of all, the heat! Second, I think with the long necklaces, hair down would take away from the look of the elongated neckline. A topknot is always a good choice for summer. A piece of advice for readers with thin hair like me: tease your ponytail like crazy and then wrap your hair into a bun! It makes all the difference in the world. I always dreamt of a full bun but I never thought I would achieve it.
This look was perfect for a warm summer day but I also cannot wait to transition this dress into fall weather!