I had to do a neutral base with a pop of color on day 13 of the 21 Day Challenge.
When I did this the first time, I threw on a purple scarf with a black dress. Yawn. I don’t know why I went with something so simple, but oh well.
This time around, I got creative. I didn’t just want to wear all black and throw a scarf on. I rummaged through my closet and this great dress caught my eye. It was a Savers find, and a wonderful one at that (retail value of the dress is over $250, and I paid $6.99!). It’s black with red and white circles on it, so it has a built in neutral base and pop of color. I wore black tights and boots with it, and threw my black scarf on again for more neutrals. For an extra layer, I added my cream vest with the faux fur collar. I couldn’t resist using this challenge to paint my nails too. I used Essie’s Playa Del Platinum on all of my nails, and topped each ring finger with a bright red to do an accent nail in a pop of color that tied into my dress.
Check out the look.
Let’s talk about the awesomeness of this dress for a moment. It is a David Meister dress that looks like it’s never been worn. It’s beautifully made, and fits me perfectly. It has sleeves and the length is perfect for work. I got crazy complements on it, and was super comfortable in it to boot. It’s amazing, and I am so glad I found it and tried it on!
I loved this look, though it was a little wintry for technically spring. Then again, so was our weather. Thankfully, that’s changing! But the look? Big fan. It was a good way for me to incorporate a little color without going overboard… neutrals are generally more my thing that color.
So that’s day 13 of this round of the 21 Day Challenge.
What do you think? Are you a pop-of-color kind of person, or do you more stick with neutrals all around? Share your thoughts in the comments.