Lookbook: OTK Boots

I don’t know what I did before Over-The-Knee boots. I love them! They are my go-to when I want to wear dresses and tights but it’s still chilly out. These gray ones I got in Hong Kong are not the most comfortable but I haven’t been able to find any here that fit me as nice as these ones do.

What I’m Wearing:
Blazer: LaRok
Dress: Forever 21
Skirt: H&M
Boots: from Hong Kong

I haven’t been shopping at Forever 21 lately. Just not feeling the stuff. But on a recent rare trip to the mall (we don’t do mall shopping that often) I decided to pop in. My strategy for shopping at Forever 21 is go in, scan, scan, scan, grab what looks good, hold it up to the mirror and then pay. I can only last 20 minutes in that store before I go crazy. And then I go home and hope the stuff I bought fits.


I couldn’t tell if this was supposed to be a dress but if it was, it was way too short for my taste so I belted it and then added the slim skirt underneath. I don’t tend to do funny cartoony prints but I kind of loved the cosmetics print. I think it was the little nail polish bottles that got to me. I added a bigger picture so you can see the print but, I’m self conscious seeing myself so big on the blog. Am I totally in your face or what? ha!

Oh and my hair? I literally just got out of the shower and blow dried it but it was still a little wet. That’s why it’s looking a little bit flat. Gross. So now you see why I spend so much time on my hair! 🙂

Shop the Lookbook:

LaROK Gothic Princess Jacket
I love the ruffles on the bottom of this jacket!

I really want a sequin blazer, so so badly and I love the strong shoulders of this one.

Forever 21 Gingham Belted Plaid Dress
Forever 21 has the fastest turnover for clothes on their website. I just bought my top at the store but couldn’t find it on the website. This plaid is cute and has a bit of a similar shape.

Forever 21 Airbrushed Roses Tunic Tank
But I also love the colors of this one and it would work similarly to my top.

Pleasure Doing Business 5 Band Miniskirt
I love the look of these banded skirts. Always great to have a variety of slim skirts to wear underneath too short dresses.

Cheaper version here or and even cheaper here.

DKNY Opaque Tights

N.y.l.a. Petula Suede Over The Knee Platform Boot
These look SUPER tall, so if you are a shorty like me, these might be too tall.

These Steve Maddens are a pretty good alternative. I’m a fan of flat OTK boots too.

Bow Necklace by Kate Gray Designs
I didn’t end up wearing a necklace that day but if I did, it would’ve been something like this bow necklace. Isn’t it pretty? In love with everything from her shop. I just bought the most gorgeous bracelet… can’t wait to get it and show you guys!

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  • tokyostargirl
    March 5, 2010 at 1:08 pm

    I love getting boots in Asia even though sometimes it's not as comfortable, but it seems to fit oh so perfectly! Love the color of yours!

  • Dish-chan
    March 5, 2010 at 1:15 pm

    I love this outfit. And I don't think your hair looks flat, I think it looks lovely! Goes nicely with the print dress/tunic . . . at least to me it does. And not quite sure why. 🙂

  • PetiteAsianGirl
    March 5, 2010 at 1:44 pm

    I just love how that tunic/dress? looks over the red skirt. And I like the larger photo – not in your face, just more clarity : )

    And thanks for the tip on Soia and Kyo – I'm loving the gray version of that coat – I don't think yours has appeared in a lookbook post yet!

  • E Hayes
    March 5, 2010 at 2:15 pm

    Love those boots! I'm such a sucker for grey.

  • The Obsessionista
    March 5, 2010 at 2:37 pm

    I really just cannot live without OTK boots! I love that gray pair. Your outfit is soo super chic- love your choice of colors and patterns, balanced out by the gray boots, it makes for an amazing look!

  • Amber
    March 5, 2010 at 2:45 pm

    omg that dress is amazing!!

  • Diane
    March 5, 2010 at 2:53 pm

    this look is stunning!

  • DiamondsandTulle
    March 5, 2010 at 2:54 pm

    I still have a pair of boot from Hong Kong from over 3 years ago. I lo e the closer-up pic of you Tiffany! Don't be scared! The details pf what you're wearing are more visible and I think I'd love to have that soft wavy hair like yours.

    xx Vivian @ http://diamondsandtulle.blogspot.com

  • freeteyme
    March 5, 2010 at 4:57 pm

    i love the belted dress and those gray boots are adorable!

  • Gina
    March 5, 2010 at 5:12 pm

    Gorgeous outfit! Not only do I love the boots, but I love the dress-over-the-skirt idea as well.

  • Savvy Gal
    March 5, 2010 at 6:02 pm

    Looking so stylish as usual. I love the ruffle back jacket. So cute.

  • Elizabeth Marie
    March 5, 2010 at 6:06 pm

    You look great! So funny, I went to F21 yesterday with some money to burn and just walked around, getting overwhelmed with all the STUFF-good and bad-and just didn't have the energy for it all, I was going insane, so I left and went to other stores. Meaning-I TOTALLY know what you mean lol. Those boots are SO perfect, and the dress I LOVE! I'm going to go see if I can find it…
    TIFF your hair looks gorgeous, srsly. I like you in our faces! lol

  • kimmie
    March 5, 2010 at 6:48 pm

    I was just about to say that your hair looks really cute today! not flat at all 🙂

  • sharonlei
    March 5, 2010 at 7:06 pm

    Ooo Tiffany I love this look on you. I agree with F21 dresses, a lot of them are quite short. I love how you paired yours with a mini.. you very own peplum! LOVE IT!

    xx Love & Aloha

  • Katie
    March 5, 2010 at 7:10 pm

    Love OTK boots! I bought a gray pair this past fall and was obsessed with them.

  • Kwisto
    March 5, 2010 at 8:07 pm

    omg i love the f21 dress. the print is so cute 🙂 i'm the same way with shopping there!

  • closet365
    March 5, 2010 at 9:34 pm

    So many great things going on here. I'm inspired to try OTK boots now, even though I've been afraid of them in the past. I also love the idea of the slim skirt under a super short dress. Definitely trying that soon.

  • clownfishie
    March 5, 2010 at 9:49 pm

    so pretty!!! I love this outfit and makeup =)

  • WendyB
    March 5, 2010 at 10:57 pm

    I often wear my otk boots without tights…they're warm enough!

  • chibi
    March 5, 2010 at 11:31 pm

    I like how you put the skirt underneath.
    It looks so good that way.

  • Miss Emma Kitty
    March 6, 2010 at 2:23 am

    I think your hair looks great !

  • Fashion Therapist
    March 6, 2010 at 3:09 am

    You attack F21 the exact same way I do. 🙂 I love that dress/tunic. The print is so cute.

  • christine.
    March 6, 2010 at 3:10 am

    Oh my this outfit has to be a favourite of mine! (: i've been following your blog for awhile and i couldn't resist commenting on this look. Love, love, love the pop of bold colour of the skirt under!

  • Rosemary
    March 6, 2010 at 3:45 am

    This is one of my fave looks of yours! And such a great tip about the skirts. F21's dresses are always so short.

  • MizzJ
    March 6, 2010 at 3:59 am

    Haha yes, F21 can get a little daunting at times – it's just too big!! This dress though is super cute and I like your hair here actually; it's different than your usual look and it fits the cute, casual vibe of the rest of your outfit.

  • Today Hilary...
    March 6, 2010 at 4:39 am

    I agree your hair looks great! I wish my hair dried like that. The whole outfit is tooo cute, like always

  • J-Ezzy
    March 6, 2010 at 8:50 pm

    You are all sorts of cute! Love this outfit, I would have never thought of adding a skirt under the dress, you're so creative! I always love the fact you add links to match the look, you're just plain awesome! Plus, I love the bigger picture, sooo not in my face, just beautiful!

  • I am Khatu
    March 7, 2010 at 1:46 pm

    great look! I am loving those shoes.

  • candacerose
    March 7, 2010 at 8:27 pm

    I love the outfit, especially those gorgeous boots!

  • elle b
    March 15, 2010 at 6:41 pm

    this was put together fabulously!