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A Fashion Story Geek Chic Flower Girl

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Geek Chic Flower Girl

On this weeks segment of A Fashion Story, I’m showcasing a convertible outfit thatย  I call the Geek Chic Flower Girl because, well… I finally get the chance to show off one of my favorite pair of Ray Bans eyeglasses and because there are flowers blooming everywhere in this photo. ๐Ÿ˜€

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Shop the Look!
  1. Floral Print Shirt Dress Forever21 $12.99 (Similar, but the stores have the one I’m wearing)
  2. Jean Jacket Shein.com $38.99
  3. Glasses Ray Ban – Wayfarer 2000 You can find this style in several places throughout the cyber world or you can buy a pair at your local eye docs office the way I did. The frame before discounts was around $170.00
  4. Boots – a pair of Rocket Dogs that are well on their way to becoming a vintage treasure. No worries. I found a similar deal here… Brown Chunky Boot shein.com $40.41 (They’re almost sold out so hurry up and grab a pair!)

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I adore this outfit. You can wear the shirt dress (a little gem from Forever 21) in so many ways. Plus you can wear this ensemble for work or play. The jacket (one of several goodies I received from Shein.com) can be removed if you get too warm. As I did yesterday when I wore this. That’s why I specifically labeled this as a convertible outfit in the subtitle.

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Does your state also experience the lovely hi-lo effects of weather these days? I’m talking about those days when the temperature hits 35 chilly degrees in the morning and sits well into the comfy 70’s by afternoon.

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I live in sunny, but unpredictable North Carolina. Dressing comfortably becomes a sort of mission in those first few weeks of spring. My friends and I talk about how we don’t know what to wear. Long sleeves get hot by the day’s end. Short sleeves aren’t enough when you’re stepping out of the house on a thirty-three degree morning. What’s a girl supposed to do?

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The fashionistas night-light, that inner beam of creativity found in ladies of style, clicked on in my head. If you followed the Fashion Files last year, then you probably know I wrote a couple of posts about outfits you can wear on days when the weatherman doesn’t even know what to predict. In case you didn’t see them, here are the links again:

The Fashion Files Caught Up in the Swirl

The Fashion Files… Caught Up in the Swirl

The Fashion Files Black is My Happy New Year Color

A Fashion Story… Black Is My Happy New Year Color!

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The trick to surviving spring’s unpredictability (I should probably include autumn in the list too) is to wear clothing in removable layers in various fabric densities. A long, light-textured cardigan over your favorite tee. Rock a jean jacket over a flowy shirt dress. You can even remove the stockings if you like. Use your imagination and have fun while doing so!

Do you have any other ideas for surviving nature’s unpredictable days?

**The post A Fashion Story Geek Chic Flower Girl first appeared on Live Well…Be Fabulous!**

38 Comments on A Fashion Story Geek Chic Flower Girl

  1. The weather is unpredictable here too. So annoying! I really love how you wore this dress with a jean jacket! So chic my dear. Loving this look from head to toe!
    http://www.effortlesslady.com

  2. Love this dress from Forever 21! The denim jacket is the perfect touch to this boho/geek chic outfit. Looking beautiful!

    http://www.kathrineeldridge.com

  3. Ohh, the weather has been very unpredictable here in the UK, also! It’s really chilly in the mornings, and then super warm in the afternoons. I’m not complaining though, I am really excited about spring and happy to see more sunshine. ๐Ÿ™‚ <3 Absolutely loving this outfit on your girl, it's definietly my kind of style! The feminine, colourful pattern on the dress is just so lovely, and I adore how you styled it with the jacket. ๐Ÿ™‚ Hope you're well hun, kisses. x

    Kay
    http://shoesandglitter.com

  4. I love this print ! Gorgeous dress and fabulous denim jacket!Cool styling!
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    Jeanne
    http://www.fashionmusingsdiary.com

  5. Your hair is amazing!! The curls are stunning.

    X Merel
    http://www.andathousandwords.com

  6. Love this look, the denim jacket is gorgeous! I think you blog is really nice by the way, let me know if you would like to follow each other!

    adelelydia.blogspot.com

  7. Love your dress! It looks so nice with the denim jacket ๐Ÿ™‚ And your hair is so pretty all wavy like that. I really like this look!

    ~Andrea Tiffany~
    http://aglimpseofglam.blogspot.com

  8. Amazing pictures! Awesome look darling. You are SO beauuutiful! Thanks for the inspiration!
    Have a fabulous weekend!
    Much love, Len
    http://www.lenparent.com

  9. Such a stunning dress – I absolutely adore Forever 21 but there are no stores within driving distance of where I live ๐Ÿ™ Fingers crossed I’ll find this one on Depop or eBay soon as the pattern is just beaut! Also loving how you’ve styled it – those boots! <3 <3 x

    Viva Epernay

  10. Super cute look!! =) Love it so much.
    -Mireia
    http://www.thelittlesecretsblog.com

  11. That is such a cute printed dress. I really like it with the denim jacket, even if you did have to take it off when the day heated up! ๐Ÿ™‚ I find layering is essential in those in-between seasons when it’s cold in the mornings/evenings and warm during the day.

    Away From The Blue Blog

  12. I live in CA but I run into those same problems when it’s spring. Choosing what to wear could be difficult with unpredictable weather. I really like the denim jacket in this outfit. It seems like a good choice for those spring days

    Vicky
    http://vickysscrapbook.com/

  13. Great look! Love your jacket!
    Hugs,
    Love from http://www.trangscorner.com {a lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and food blog}

  14. this is gorgeous! ๐Ÿ˜€

    Have a great week!
    Animated Confessions

  15. I adore that floral dress on you, it’s so freaking beautiful! I am still looking for a blue denim jacket, I bought a white one which is lovely but still searching a good blue one.

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

  16. The print on this is so pretty!
    http://www.amemoryofus.com

  17. This floral shirt dress is so cute. I love how you paired it with a denim jacket. That is so classic. Very stylish outfit. You look great.

    Thank you for your comment and what you wrote about my blog.

  18. Love the style!
    Stunning post XX
    http://fetish-tokyo.blogspot.jp/

  19. Cool look, I love the dresses print.

    XoXo Noma

  20. This Forever 21 floral shirt dress is so cute and it looks so cute layered under the denim jacket for Spring! These glasses look incredible on you too. Loving this look

    Rachel xx
    http://www.thedailyluxe.net

  21. Spring weather is always so crazy. Your layered outfit looks perfect for adjusting to the variable weather throughout the day and looks so cute
    Dresses & Denim

  22. You for sure have nailed geek chic, such a lovely casual look ๐Ÿ™‚ Have a lovely week โ™ฅ

    tipscapsule.blogspot.com

  23. Just want to drop by and say hello! Have a fabulous weekend ahead gorgeous!
    Much love, Len
    http://www.lenparent.com

  24. You look so cute! The dress is lovely!

    xo
    http://www.carinavardie.com

  25. You look so cute in this outfit!
    -Kelsie
    http://designlifediaries.com/

  26. happinessatmidlife // April 10, 2016 at 3:32 pm // Reply

    Love the booties with this pretty dress!

    Thank you for being a part of TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you soon!

    Alice
    http://www.happinessatmidlife.com

  27. LOVE THIS LOOK and I especially love your hair in these photos, looking so gorgeous!

    Thank you so much for joining the DRESS TO IMPRESS fashion linkup last week with this look! Hope to see you again at this weekโ€™s linkup! Cheers Angie

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