THE RESORT LADY

Sharing with you how I reinvented this old button up dress as well as what is my no.1 outfit ingredient when I "have nothing to wear". Read more at www.dilekaspires.com

YOU LOOK LIKE A LADY that owns a resort!” my friend exclaimed as she greeted me wearing this cotton button up dress. “Well, I haven’t met one, but thanks!* My planned first sentence to her was initially different.

TIPS ON HOW TO STYLE OVERSIZED SHIRTS

I often find pieces that are not my size, but look so appealing that I just have to find a way to wear them so I am sharing 3 tips on how to style oversized shirts!

ONE OF MY FAVORITE THINGS to do is finding ways to incorporate pieces from different sizes into my wardrobe. Of course, when I buy or sew for myself, I always keep in mind proper fit and length unless I am going for an oversized look. But sometimes I somehow acquire pieces that are not my size, but look so appealing that I just have to find a way to wear them.

THE LITTLE RED DRESS

Contrary to popular belief, I think red is the easiest color to pull off. Read more about it in this post featuring this charming little red dress.

CONTRARY TO POPULAR BELIEF, I think red is the easiest color to pull off.  Red itself is so dominant, it immediately assigns secondary roles to other colors combined with it. Instead of making you think “how do I match this color in order to bring out its beauty”, red comes off as the center piece that needs no further enhancement and that, in fact, orders you to work around its beauty and fill in the voids as you see fit. That’s the easy part.