Lookbook: Zig Zag

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What I’m Wearing
*ShopSosie Dress – I have it in the khaki and black too but now they have lots of new pretty colors, I love the berry!
*Elizabeth and James Blazer – on sale but limited sizes.  I’m stalking this E&J blazer, I really really want it to go on sale.
*Miu Miu Suede Sandals  – got mine last season, this year comes in a gorgeous blue that I’m thinking about getting too.  They are truly one of the most comfortable pair of sandals I own. (I look like I’m slipping out of them because of the dang tights.  I hate how tights make my feet all slippery in shoes!)
*Zara Clutch (Christmas gift from my sister!)
*t+j Designs Gold Drop Luxe Earrings Rose Gold Statement Ring and Glam Leatherette Ring

It’s been one of those weeks where I have no idea where the time went.  Crazy busy.  Started out rough but it’s definitely looking up and looking forward to the weekend.  If you’re on my facebook, you may have seen a preview of this outfit.  I wore it on new year’s eve for dinner out and then the best part, champagne and cupcakes before midnight.  I love this dress – so much that I have two, which is rare as I don’t usually buy the same things in different colors – but here’s my dilemma, if I don’t belt it, it’s a tent on me.  If I belt it, it’s waaay too short.  Hence, why I don’t love this outfit but hey I saw way more scandalous outfits on New Year’s Eve.  (why is NYE like Halloween except instead of your sluttiest costume you put on your sluttiest sparkly dress?  haha!)  And then I compensated for the shortness by teasing my hair to make me look taller.  Just kidding!  (sorta) 😉


P.S. If you didn’t know, I also write on the smarter.com blog.  Check out my tips and picks for wearing lace!

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  • Chelsea
    January 27, 2012 at 1:13 pm

    I have this dress in black and khaki as well and ADORE it; however, i might have to pick up another one in a different color after this post. Gorgeous!

    Chelsea (www.hautechildinthecity.com)

  • freeteyme
    January 27, 2012 at 1:32 pm

    Very cute! You always have fab shoes.

    Tey

    http://freeteyme.blogspot.com

  • CessOviedo
    January 27, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    Fun and glam look! Loving the clutch is the perfect sparkly touch, and the zig zag print is so cute! Have a fun weekend dear!

    Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

  • Erica
    January 27, 2012 at 3:01 pm

    I LOVE this outfit on you! A tad short but you have great legs so show them off 🙂

    http://www.theprettyfactor.blogspot.com

  • MJ
    January 27, 2012 at 3:08 pm

    Love the whole look on you. I love patterned dresses.

    MJ
    http://allinadaywithmj.blogspot.com

  • Carte Blanche Couture
    January 27, 2012 at 3:26 pm

    I am in love with the dress, sandals and clutch. Not surprisingly, you look FAB!

  • House of Hemingway
    January 27, 2012 at 3:41 pm

    I totally agree with girls dressing sluttier and sluttier by the holiday! I think it's short on you but on the good side of the coin, you look taller! 😀

    Oh, try belting it at a higher waist line that will allow the skirt to drop a bit more, no?

    whm…

    thinking, thinking…

    http://www.houseofhemingway.blogspot.com

  • Diane
    January 27, 2012 at 4:42 pm

    you look so cute! i'm loving the zig-zag print 🙂

  • Lily
    January 27, 2012 at 5:34 pm

    That dress is so cute on you !!! LOVE it !

    xxLily
    goldandgray.com

  • jo
    January 27, 2012 at 5:43 pm

    I love the dress and your hair! Also, if you have more stock (glam leatherette ring) in size 7, can you please let me know? Thanks! Have a great weekend!

    • tiffanystylish
      January 27, 2012 at 9:45 pm

      sure, I'll check and email you if we do! Hope you have a great weekend too, Jo!

  • bevy
    January 27, 2012 at 6:14 pm

    i think you can get away with it being short. it's a really cute dress! and I like that you paired it with a shorter sleeve blazer.

  • DiamondsandTulle
    January 27, 2012 at 7:10 pm

    Cute! Love the dress and I also think you can get away with the length w/out looking scandalous at all. Love the clutch!

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

  • Natasha Fatah
    January 27, 2012 at 7:13 pm

    I'm loving the new layout of your posts lately Tiffany, and I'm LOVING this outfit! Chevron print, and like I said with your last outfit post – I love short layers over long layers – so chic!

    xoxo
    http://www.natashafatah.blogspot.com

  • Mónica - Mes Voyages à Paris
    January 27, 2012 at 7:27 pm

    Lovely glitter clutch!
    xoxo
    M.

  • Beautygirl24
    January 27, 2012 at 7:28 pm

    This is beautiful! I have been seeing a lot of shopsosie lately in magazines like People Style Watch. How is the fit of this dress Tiffay? Is it TTS? Love it!

    • tiffanystylish
      January 27, 2012 at 9:51 pm

      I would say it runs true to size. I'm typically an XS but they only had small in this dress so if I had to guess, it probably is about 1 size too big on me in the body and in the sleeves. However, shoulder wise it fits fine. I think maybe taller girls can get away with it being a bit bigger in the body? But since I am short and have a short torso, anything too baggy in the middle makes me look stumpy 🙂 Hence, the belting and tucking in and other creative ways I've had to wear it. But I still recommend it as it's a good price for the quality and I always seem to have a hard time finding dresses like this that are reasonably priced!

  • katattack2000
    January 27, 2012 at 7:36 pm

    I like the color and print of your dress 😉 Really pretty and matches your nails 😉

    katattack2000.wordpress.com

  • Jen @ redsolesandredwine
    January 27, 2012 at 9:05 pm

    Love this dress – been obsessed with chevron. I really like how you did your hair too.

  • Aline
    January 27, 2012 at 9:20 pm

    this is adorable!! i have that dress in a different pattern and will have to mix it with a blazer! 🙂

  • yuni.k
    January 27, 2012 at 10:23 pm

    love your hair in this post!

  • Lisa
    January 27, 2012 at 10:27 pm

    omgosh gorgeous!! the print of the dress is so mod i love it!

    haha what can i say great minds think alike!! we heart all things girly, sparkly and pretty!

    omgosh i KNOW the royal blue version of your miu miu sandals that you are talking about.. they are SOOO pretty! you have to have to get them!! they are SO YOU!!!

  • Shy
    January 28, 2012 at 1:25 am

    Thanks so much for posting this outfit today! I've been searching everywhere for a chevron dress. I just ordered the one you linked in ivory/black. Yay! Thanks again. BTW love your whole look. (=
    Shy

  • liz
    January 28, 2012 at 5:37 am

    Is it just me or do you not wear red very often? Anyway it looks great on you! Did you see my post on winter maxis is up? Thank you so much for letting me feature you!

  • lesouefsbrouilles
    January 28, 2012 at 5:26 pm

    i love this outfit!!!

  • Marion
    January 29, 2012 at 12:16 am

    You look beyond gorgeous…this might actually be one of my favorite looks on you! I need to go take a look at this dress because I love it THAT much!

    XO – Marion

  • A Bit of Sass
    January 29, 2012 at 12:32 am

    Cute dress and fab clutch. Happy weekend 🙂

    -Chelsea
    http://www.abitofsass.blogspot.com

  • tiffyama
    January 29, 2012 at 8:03 am

    I feel like this week went by super fast too!! Just when I was used to time slowing down…it's already the end of January! AH!

    Loving the zig zag print!! So cute. And the layering with the blazer~ definitely works!! Hope you're having a great weekend!

  • pjlatte
    January 29, 2012 at 4:01 pm

    You look fabulous! Love the color on you.

    Follow me & my bags, shoes, and all things dainty at:
    pjlattesbagbook.blogspot.com

  • Richelle
    January 29, 2012 at 10:18 pm

    I love the dress! The whole look is cute!

    Richelle
    http://www.rarepersona.com

  • MizzJ
    January 30, 2012 at 3:30 am

    Very cute dress, I'm always a fan of stripe anything! The length is shorter than what I usually see on you, but the shorter length shows off your great gams!

  • Kim (A Very Sweet Blog)
    January 30, 2012 at 6:22 pm

    That's a fabulous dress Tiff! You look amazing! 🙂
    http://www.averysweetblog.com/