I’m back today with the Old Navy swing dress. I love this dark grey color. It’s just as versatile as black (and as slimming) but it doesn’t seem to be as severe as black sometimes is. Know what I mean?
A fun way to add color to a blank canvas dress is to use scarves. You can use a lightweight scarf if the weather is still warm (I even wear scarves in the summer!), or if it’s turning cold, then you can reach for a knit or flannel scarf with a heavier weight.
I have grown to really love leopard. It always seemed so daring and racy to me. Last fall I ventured out of my comfort zone and bought this light scarf (from Walmart for under $4!). I have worn it so much! The cost-per-wear has been cents. Pennies I tell ya!
When I discovered that leopard was a neutral, I added flats. But a neutral with a little pizzaz! It gives an outfit a little punch! This outfit is an example of adding some subtle color and also of mixing warm tones with cool ones. Moving on to some more substantial color…
This same outfit would look good with a yellow, red, plaid, peach, floral, black and white…I think you get the picture! It can take just about any other color or print.
I still haven’t gotten my winter clothes out of the attic or I would have shown you this look with a heavier scarf. Imagine how cute it would be with a red plaid blanket scarf! Soon enough it will be cold! I’m enjoying the last days of heat!
Do you wear scarves? If yes, what’s your favorite? If no, you might want to give it a try! This is a great YouTube video that shows MANY ways to tie a scarf! I’ve tried quite a few! So if you don’t like having something up around your neck, you can find a way that is comfortable for you!
Come back tomorrow to see outfit #3 in The Swing Dress Saga!
(Oh, and if everything goes well, I might even share what I wear tomorrow night to go to a ball. But no promises…)
Note: I did not receive any compensation from Old Navy or Walmart to talk about these items. There is no affiliate link in this post. Just me sharing what works with you.