Thursday, January 31, 2013

{Weekly Wants} Bib Necklace + Sweater Dress

I'm feelin' a couple of different looks this week.

The more I look around, the more I know I need a sweater dress. I know we are getting closer to spring, but I'm positive I could get some serious wear out of it. Plus, my leggings miss me. I'm sure of it.

Also, I hope the redundancy of my pink + green in it's all its variation doesn't bore you. It wasn't intentional, I think promise. This dress is from top shop and it's not very expensive. I also have this bubble necklace and it happens to be this color. The bracelets are only a few dollars from Charlotte Russe. Let me summarize all of this, I need this dress. Don't you? (this bag is Kate Spade and I love!)


I had a special request from a friend to feature a Bib Necklace and how to style it. There are a few things to remember with a bib necklace. It is essentially taking the place of a collar. Therefore, you have to style it with a shirt that will feature it as a collar. 

In my opinion, go with a very plain top. The necklace is a statement necklace for a reason, no need for a busy top with the necklace. 

Next, Make sure the top has a high enough neckline that most of the necklace will be laying on the top, 
not on your bare chest. If you do this, it looks like a collar with the shirt. 





Finally, if you want to add a little extra to the outfit, add it in with another accessory. Here, I've included leopard print flats.

The necklace featured here is $3 and I think it's great. The flats are also cheap because they are from K-Mart. 


You can always check out my polyvore page for the links to the clothing.


p.s. I'm linking up with Ashley today. Check her out, she's great!




20 comments:

  1. I just love creating outfits on polyvore. I wish I could just sit there forever and create them. :) I found some leopard loafers on TheLimited.com for $12!! I couldn't believe it, I have been itching for some ever since the Targets around me managed to sell out.
    Hailey @ Love, Laughter and Lipstick

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    1. I know, it's so much fun. You found leopard loafers for $12?! I'm so jealous, I don't have any!

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  2. Great tips on how to wear a collar necklace! Also, I'm really loving the topshop sweater dress, it looks great with that necklace!

    www.thejoyoffashion.blogspot.com

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  3. I am really loving the first look! I love that dress and how you styled it with that lovely teal bib necklace!! xo

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    1. I love that teal bib necklace, it's my favorite. I just need this pretty melon dress to go with it!!

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  4. This is something that I've had a hard time trying.
    Thanks for the tips! :)

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  5. I feel the same...I think they look great with plain tops. I really want a Peter Pan collar...that's next on my list!

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    1. I'd like one too, of course my list is already reallly long! ha

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  6. I love bib necklaces! I need to get on for myself :)

    www.kacieskloset.blogspot.com
    www.daisyraeboutique.com

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  7. how can anyone get bored of green and pink combos?! i like that outfit, sweater dresses are such comfy and chic little short cuts. and i especially love it with a statement necklace since they're usually subdued. and i actually like pairing collar necklaces with busy tops- it's such a playful touch :D

    xo Marlen
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    1. I'm sure the right person could pull it off! Thanks for stopping by :)

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  8. I love polyvore!! I create outfits on there all the time!! I love your styles :) I am now following you :) Come check out my euphoric blog and the styles I've created :) xoxo-MUMU
    www.euphoricfashiontrends.blogspot.com

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  9. I love bib necklaces! But I don't own one yet, I really need to get on that!

    http://carlkatie.blogspot.com/

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    1. Yes you do! You can find some pretty good deals on veryjane.com or groopdealz.com. They usually have one for under $10 at least once a week.

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