The LBD

I just wanted to stop in and share a simple outfit I wore earlier this week for dinner at one of my favorite local spots. I love the simplicity of this Little Black Dress (LBD) and the unexpected lace-up back! It could easily be styled several different ways. To keep it casual for dinner, I paired it with these adorable and oh-so comfortable leopard sandals that I just got from Kelly Fields Boutique!
I’m heading to the beach this weekend and crossing my fingers for good weather! I went to the beach last weekend with my family but it rained literally the entire time. We even got a few really bad thunder storms that shook our house pretty bad (it’s on stilts, so that’s why…but still, it was scary!) Here’s to hoping for sunny days and clear skies…. have a great weekend everyone!
Dress: ASOS | Sandals: Dolce Vita (more colors here) c/o Kelly Fields Boutique (use LIFEWITHEMILY for 15% off your purchase) | Necklace: Kendra Scott | Bag: GiGi New York | Sunglasses: Minx Boutique | Lipstick: MAC Viva Glam Rihanna 

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  1. Natali wrote:

    Fantastic necklace and tote, you look so lovely in this outfit!

    http://lartoffashion.blogspot.com

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  2. Jeanne wrote:

    Lovely sandals and tote! 😉
    XO

    Jeanne

    http://fashionmusingsdiary.blogspot.com

    Posted 8.8.14 Reply
  3. Gabriela wrote:

    Can't go wrong with an LBD, and I love the unexpected open back detail! Enjoy the beach with your family!

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  4. I love a good LBD. It's versatile and never disappoints. I love the detail on the back and the hint of color added by the necklace. Gorgeous!
    http://redreticule.com

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  5. Lyndsay wrote:

    This is such a cute lbd! Love the lace up back, that's such a cool detail!

    prosecco in the park

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  6. Hanna Lei wrote:

    I love the sandals –Hanna Lei

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  7. those shoes are so incredible! i love that they are a slight nod to birks but the straps are a little different and it has the back strap.

    wishing you a very warm and sunny weekend at the beach!

    xo mk
    gold-hatted lover

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  8. Love that dress- classy but with a fun back!

    Kristina
    http://www.medicineandmanicures.com

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  9. Robyn wrote:

    Love the leoprd print sandals and the red lip adds just the right pop of color to complete this outfit:) So cute!!

    Robyn
    http://feelgreatfashion.com/

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  10. Carian wrote:

    I discovered your blog not even five minutes ago. I read some of your posts and I already love it! You have a great sense of style. I'm very much looking forward to your upcoming posts.

    Carian
    http://www.simplychicls.blogspot.com

    Posted 8.8.14 Reply
  11. Stop! The back of that dress is too cute! Hope you have fantastic weather for the beach this weekend =)

    -Julie

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  12. What a gorgeous outfit! I love wearing my LBD with leopard flats. You are so pretty!

    Michaela || The Monogrammed Midwesterner

    Posted 8.10.14 Reply
  13. I love these sandals!!!

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