"A Cheerful Hello, A Nice Smile"

I currently work two part time jobs, and one of them is filling in as a substitute media specialist (school librarian).  Being a substitute, means that you have to make frequent first impressions.  This is what I wore for one of those days last week.  I was originally going to wear plain black shoes, but those goldenrod Malibrans really make the outfit pop.  I really wish I lived in a city that had a Fluevog store.

Lately, I’ve noticed that shoes really are key players in my outfits.  I’m beginning to loathe anything plain and ordinary and black.  I like my shoes to be fun, unique, colorful.  It’s so funny, because a few years ago, all my shoes were brown, and I never bought any other color because I was afraid they wouldn’t match anything.

Dress: American Rag Cie (via Revolve)
Blouse: Anthropologie
Tights: Kohls
Shoes: Fluevog Malibrans
Belt: Anthropologie
Purse: Morelle
Earrings: Efy Tal

Quote: Do Unto Otters, Laurie Keller

About Diana

Style maven, knitter, crafter, seamstress, one who does not walk the beaten path.
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15 Responses to "A Cheerful Hello, A Nice Smile"

  1. christina says:

    Girl, you ROCK–I am in love with those shoes!! and I love the brown!!


  2. Kim says:

    The shoes definitely add so much to the outfit! Loving that shirt layered under the dress too. The details work so well!


  3. nurmisur says:

    Love the first picture!
    I also like the outfit, I think youre figuring out what your unique style is and colorful(and wonderful )shoes are part of it.


  4. Kyla says:

    Look at that tiny waist! I love me a cinched dress!

    You look so cute!


  5. Mary says:

    Love all of the colors going on here– especially the shoes, of course 🙂


  6. sraikh says:

    Ohh this makes you look really slim and gives your waist definition.
    I have the same tights.

    Love the shoes


  7. LOVE the colors and thsoe shoes are awesome!


  8. Michelle says:

    The Fluevogs really bring the outfit to a whole new level! I’m kind of the same way about shoes, I really need to buy a few black pairs because they’re vastly outnumbered in my wardrobe by colorful shoes.


  9. Camille says:

    I LOVE that we own tons of the same pieces! I totally have this Anthro shirt in navy! You look great, and the yellow shoes really are a fun first impression!


  10. Theressa says:

    I’ve been following your blog for a while and I must say, this might be my favourite outfit of yours. I really admire how well you mix colours. I love how you are layering that teal top under your dress.


  11. Anusha says:

    I think this looks reeeeeally great on you! I love A-line styles. And those shoes are too gorgeous.

    I’m in a way glad I don’t live in a city with a Fluevog store — I’d be bankrupt if I did!


  12. Audi says:

    I love those Malibrans, and you’ve made them work beautifully with your snuggly winter layers and tights.


  13. gina says:

    Love those shoes! They really make the outfit! The color goes so well with the teal and neutrals. Fun detailing on the shirt too!


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  15. Jasmine says:

    Hi Diana

    Love the peekaboo of the anthro top, and your smile 🙂

    Sent you an email, can you please check? Thanks.


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