Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Getting Dressed

Getting Dressed
Getting Dressed
Getting Dressed
Getting Dressed
Getting Dressed
Getting Dressed
Getting Dressed
Kimono Dress-H&M (seen here) (similar style), Sweater-J. Crew, Top-Gap, Pants-Vintage (seen here), Shoes-Dolce Vita, Watch-Michael Kors 

The process of choosing an outfit is half the fun of going out. I enjoy the daily ritual of opening my closet and seeing what speaks the loudest. I have staples like stripes, sequins, and flirty dresses that get worn often. But I prefer to go by what suits my mood. One day I may feel like being bohemian or girlie and other days I may go totally preppy. That's what's fun about personal style--it's all about you. And if you feel good in what you're wearing that's what really matters.


Siena in Style said...

amazing post!you look so beautiful;)

Alex said...

I'm so jealous of your wardrobe! It's so sparkly and beautiful.


classiq said...

Once you've found your personal style you should stick to it.The kimono dress is beautiful!

Gabriella said...

Love the outfit in the last picture!
And you're so right about what you said concerning personal style!

Lauren said...

Lovely advice : ) I love the pony print in the second picture, you have so many great pieces.


Katie said...

lovely photos! especially the last pic, great outfit!

glass of fashion

Alexis said...

Love that kimono dress! That print is heavenly.


Anonymous said...

Totally agreed! :)


Adiel | Rose Gold Lining said...

Great photos!

Unknown said...

Great post.. I love the robe you are wearing and the glass hand that holds your rings.. I have the same one!


Michelle's Style File said...

Lovely post- great photos.


Unknown said...

love the kimono dress!!!

xoxo from rome

Mandy Koster said...

Great post and beautiful shots! Wish I was as relaxed as you are opening my closet.. Most of the time I'm stressed out and don't know what to wear.. :-)

x Mandy


eleanor said...

I really loved this post, Taylor! You look beautiful, these photos are wonderful, and you wrote this perfectly :)

fashionismyh2o said...

Lovely pictures! You look so calm choosing your outfits most of mine end up on the floor lol xx

Louise, Raspberries In Winter said...

I love the bright colours in your dressing gown, they sure must bright up your mornings!

Ginta said...

Couldn't agree more - your closet is like your bff. :) I really love the last photo. You look so elegant! :)

The Fancy Teacup said...

I'm totally mesmerized by that H&M kimono top, it's so beautiful! And it is true, what really matters is if you feel good in what you're wearing. That is the personal style girls should keep.

much love.

Rene Braun said...

Every image is so beautiful!!! Love your kimono dress!



Shelby said...

Everything you said is so true... What a great post idea! And the photos are just beautiful.


Francesca said...

sometimes it takes me way too long to choose an outfit! other days my mood helps me choose one instantly x

Taylor Marie said...

Such a fun, lovely post. It is so important to dress for yourself! I love the final look :)

Beth {Embracing Twentysomething} said...

You.are.inspiring. I know you already know that, but one more time can't hurt. :)

Jamie said...

SO true! ANd btw I have been coveting that sweater for what feels like forever. It is seriously stunning!!!


Katherine said...

Love the image of you trying to pick out what to wear from your lovely closet :) And I adore that beautiful H&M dress! I am a sucker for prints <3


The Purse-a-holic said...

I agree, and I love your top!

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Unknown said...

So cute. Love your kimono dress.

Morgan and Lua said...

I completely agree. I definitely have my staple pieces, but some days when I feel like changing it up, I know that I can reach into my closet and find something that better suits my mood for that particular day.

...great robe by the way! Way to stay stylish at all times!

Alissa said...

You look great. I always enjoy your posts.

Unknown said...

i love that colorful robe you have on it is so fun! and i totally agree, the outfit sets the mood and makes going out much more fun!

<3 steffy
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Lindsey said...

I love that you don't feel it necessary to commit to one style from day to day!

Have a lovely day!


Taylor said...

Thanks ladies! I adore that H&M Kimono dress. I wear it as a robe a lot b/c it is so big on me. I put a slip on under and it looks so bright and fun!

Amber said...

I agree Taylor! I love switching up my style because I love getting dressed and I love that what I put on is a reflection of how I feel!
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Tiffany Kadani said...

I love hearing about the inner fashionista's thought process. Thank you for sharing these wonderful insights!

Tara Y. said...

Beautiful post, Taylor! I love the 70s inspired kimono... would love to find a budget-friendly version for spring.

xoxo Tara


Jacqueline said...

Totally agree-- you have to feel great in what you are wearing. And nothing is sexier than noticing someone is confident.
Love getting these sneak peaks into your adorable life.

Unknown said...

that sparkle sweater is a winning piece, loves it

my healthy twist said...

Great post! You look amazing! XOXO, www.NatalyasCloset.com

Laura J said...

Love this post! You look so pretty!
I am sort of obsessed with your sweater-su unique and just the right sprinkling of sequins.
I am going to Jcrew asap to see if they still have it:)

Emily said...

I LOVE your house! It is so fun! And your kimono is gorgeous! I enjoy getting dressed as well - I'll enjoy it a lot more once NYC stops being annoying and gets a little warmer!
xo Emily

Cloud P. said...

oh you look so gorgeous!
dress from 2nd pic is great :)

Emily said...

Pretty dresses!


Stephanie said...

beautiful pictures :D :D

I love the eiffeltower on the last picture! :)

Live.Laugh.Love. - everyday.

Kelly Lauren said...

You couldn't have said it better - personal style is all about you! and what you feel and what you want. I love that. That's how you don't worry!

Josie said...

You look gorgeous, per usual. I always pick my outfits the night before because I know I'd get absolutely lost in my closet in the morning if I waited!
xo Josie

ThE fAsHiOn WoRsHiPeR said...

Amazing post, I do this as well...except clothes end up everywhere haha!

XoXo-Kelli K

Marissa said...

I've been coveting the dress version of that sweater forever on J.Crew's website! You've just inspired me to go ahead and get it! xoxo Marissa


Rachael said...

Love the outfit you ended up picking out in the last photo! And I totally agree with you, I have so much fun getting ready to go out and my outfits always match my mood!


KIPITOK said...

I love the way you display your jewelry!!!



Anonymous said...

You always look amazing!
I think I'd wear anything you own, especially that sequin jumper, so chic!
And its all so well put together, which is so nice to see!
I haven't been reading your blog long but it always cheers me up on a rainy day!

Thank you!!

Girl about Town XxX

Dana @MyCherryPie said...

I just tried on that sweater from JCrew. I was in love, but they didn't have my size at the store. Now seeing it on you again, I might have to just buy it online. It really is beautiful. Love your style :)

Marissa at Style Cusp said...

The colors in that kimono dress are beautiful!
I've seen this Jcrew top on a few bloggers now and am obsessing over it! I'll have to see if they still have it.



Ambyr said...

Great pictures!! I love your jewelry display on your desk, unique but clean and organized.


Unknown said...

the flower print dress looks really nice on you ..so does the dress you chose to wear at the end :)

Lainey said...

Seeing you wearing the kimono dress really made me miss wearing mine. It's completely buried in my closet. I've only worn it once, and I really should wear it again. I love this post. ;)

Tanya Dempsey said...

I dress for my mood too! Great post!


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WriterInTheRun. said...

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A Casa da VĂ¡ said...

This kimono dress is just perfection, the colors look great on you!

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Angela said...

I love your electic, girly style. I was wondering if your sparkly JCREW sweater is comfortable and if it fits true to size. I have been looking at it for some time and your stylish photo makes me want to order it asap.

ChellsieB said...

Absolutly love this post!!!
The picture are beautiful.
All of your outfits are gorgeous, your blessed to have such an amazing wardrobe and style!!
(Also adore your nail polishes!)


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