Layering accessories. | My favorite combination.

Layering accessories. | My favorite combination.

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A busy street on a hot summer day. I am just a girl walking around with a lot of overdue speeding tickets in her bag. Three to be exact, but who’s counting? I am often in a hurry, and always trying to get where I am going. I am not a power suit kind of girl, most days. I want to be causal and fun. I want to wear my pajamas on the street. I want to be fabulous no matter what. 

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This is where layering neck accessories comes in. Without the addition of some eclectic baubles around my neck, this dress is boring and lacks any sense of personal style whatsoever. Adding some fun wedges always helps, and I never leave the house without a perfect pair of shades accompanied by a good leather bag - but those things aren't enough. Let’s not be too hard on this dress though, it is comfortable, practical and keeps me from overheating under the 97° sun. I can wear it all day without wishing I were naked, because it doesn’t confine me. It just needs a little help being cool. 

Overdoing it in the accessories department is one of my favorites. Some people say less is more. I believe some fashionable figure said you should remove one accessory before leaving the house (Coco Chanel, I know I know) - but why would I do that when I dressed myself the way I wanted the first time around. Many, many wise philosophers have said too much is never enough, and that is the camp I choose to sit in. Of course styling is like the editing of an outfit, and I am not saying throw your styling know-how out the window. I am just saying - you do you - and if you like a little extra, you should have it. 

One of my favorite save-a-boring-comfy-dress tricks is this bolo, scarf, necklace combo. It is certainly a lot, but I love the look it creates. Pearls are not usually my thing, but when paired with and edgy bolo and a trendy neck scarf they transform. I mix these three types of things in a variety of ways to take a plain dress to a new level. 

I have linked a few of my favorites for this combo below! Let me know in the comments below if you give it a try! 

Bolos I love...

Neck scarves I adore... 

Perfect baubles for layering... 

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