Fashion Challenge: Dots or Stripes

I’ve decided to give Megan Mae’s Fall Fashion Challenge a shot (and regret that I only stumbled across this yesterday, because I love the past “this or that” ideas!).  Today’s “this or that” challenge was dots or stripes.

I chose… both!  Dots and stripes.  Wait can you do that?  I decided, yes! 🙂 Here’s my outfit:

I generally have way more stripes than dots, and the couple dotty things I have are more suited to summer than fall, so I guess technically, my wardrobe leans toward stripes.  However, I have these great polkadot tights that I couldn’t pass up wearing.  But because the dots are so subtle, I figured I’d pair them with a striped top (ok, it’s actually a bodysuit) as well.  I wore a skirt, of course, and added OTK grey socks and knee-high brown boots for warmth.  I put a braided brown belt over the skirt to add some texture and tie in the boots better.  Since the top is short-sleeved, I added a cardigan, but left it open so you could see the details of the outfit better.  I added a LOVE necklace to complete the outfit.  And because it’s a tad chilly out, I added a grey faux-leather bomber jacket.

This outfit was actually a bit of a challenge for me.  I really wanted to wear a certain striped sweater I have, but it’s set aside to bring with me to Vegas next week, and I’ve made a deal with myself to not wear any of the tops I plan to bring to Vegas until then so that I’m not scrambling to do laundry at the last minute.  I do think I’m going to bring this skirt though!  I rarely wear it and forgot how cute it is… and how easy to dress up and down.  No wrinkles either.  A good travel piece, I think!

Here’s the set on Polyvore.  Obviously not all the same stuff, but fun anyway.

Stripes or Dots? BOTH!

Stripes or Dots? BOTH! by racheljay featuring a bomber jacket

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