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20 May 2013

When to Wear Leggings?


 
When you find the most beautiful dress at Kohl's that is on clearance for $5 and it has a sequined collar and two different colors of plaid fabric. But it's a smaller size than you would expect to take, and you're pretty sure that there's no chance it'll ever fit you. However, the top fits perfectly. The bottom half of the dress is too tight to fit over your jeans. However, since it's only $5, you buy the dress, and at home you find out, that, in fact, you can get the dress over your hips if you're wearing leggings and not jeans underneath.
This is a shorter dress than I would typically prefer to wear with leggings. But the sequins, the plaid, and a the $5 price tag were irresistible. I'm considering chopping off the skirt part and hemming it, making it into a really cool top and effectively eliminating all problems with fit. But Angel really likes this minidress. As expected.
 
Sorry about the "looking at my feet" photo. Lizzy forced me to do it. She said I had to pose like a fashion blogger. It hurt a little bit.
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Clairejustine oxox said...

Wow thats a great dress Rachel, I keep buying dress that I love and get them home and they are too short!! I brought 2 yesterday, think the leggings have got to come out :)

Carolynn Markey said...

That dress is so cute!!! What a great price and great find!!!

Kristin said...

I have such an affinity for plaid. In my head, that's the kind of dress that was designed to wear with leggings. I like it!

Suzanne Carillo Style Files said...

I just love this dress on you. I can see why you needed it. It definately needs the leggings.

bisous
Suzanne

Veronica Lee Burns said...

haha for sure! That's when I wear leggings too!

Sam M said...

Yeah, I don't do the whole mini dress thing either. But how can you pass up $5 sequins and plaid? You made the right choice.

Jessi said...

I actually really like the first photo! Haha. And I always wear leggings with my too-short dresses/skirts.
I'm hosting a Summer Style Link-up if you wanna join in!
Jessi
haircutandgeneralattitude.blogspot.com

Dorien said...

Who WOULD skip that dress for five freaking dollars? I doesn't look that short paired like that actually. Also, having to pose like a fashion blogger is not as bad as having to 'pretend you're sexy' (which my niece totally told me.) Anyway, I just discovered your blog and I'm thoroughly enjoying it! (Did I use that right?)

Lauren {at} Life.Love.Lauren said...

AHAHAHA that bit about Lizzy made me laugh!

Whitney said...

I like leggings, but only wear them in the fall and winter. It's too hot and humid here :-\

Gentri said...

$5, can't pass it up! Looks so cute, I love your boots!

Erin @ Sweetness Itself said...

Love leggings! You're so cute, friend.

XO!
Erin

sweetnessitself.blogspot.com

Taylor Hart said...

Hey doll! Found you on the Link up! Cute blog.... love this dress, it's so unique.
xo
Taylor
http://www.nothingbutapigeon.com/

The Domestic Fringe said...

Love that dress! I especially like how you styled it. Very cute and kinda edgy with the boots. It looks fabulous with the leggings. Great deal on it!

~FringeGirl (thedomesticfringe.com)

14 Shades of Grey said...

That dress is adorable, but I like how you toughen it up with the boots. Almost punk-inspired.

Pidg said...

Ahh haha on the forcing you to pose like a fashion blogger. That cracks me up. So I LOVE plaid and you look absolutely adorable in that outfit!

Beth @ Through the Eyes of the Mrs. said...

Oh my goodness I love this dress and how you put it together. Can't wait to see what you are wearing next week! Thanks for linking up to Passion for Fashion friend, xoxo

Lena B, Actually said...

Haha... yes! that is EXACTLY when you should wear leggings! Score on the dress! PINNING this look, it's rockin!
Thanks for linking up for Passion For Fashion!

Inge Jane said...

Um yes, this dress is amazing, so perfect that you could wear it with leggings. I cannot believe it's from Kohl's!
Inge
This Ever Evolving Life

Kelsey Bang said...

love the plaid and amazing collar!

kelseybang.com

The Mrs. and The Momma said...

Score! I'm a huge tartan fan...I love this rocker-chic vibe! Thanks so much for linking up with the BEST OF last Friday!!!! I hope you have a great week girl!
xx, Kristen

The Mrs. and The Momma