Saturday, May 26, 2018

Tulip Sleeve Dress + a Layered Topper

The past few seasons have been all about statement sleeves! Dramatic sleeves that steal the spotlight including bell, cold shoulder, tulip, oversized, balloon and extended stay populating my Instagram feed. Both high end and high street brands are churning them out with each collection outdoing the prior. Go big or go home!
 Oh fashion, can’t live with it, can’t live without it!

The first time I saw this dress, I fell in love with the lovely statement making tulip detail. And I dared to style it with another statement piece, a layered topper. Who says two statement pieces can’t be styled together without clashing? Hey, more is more sometimes, keyword sometimes, Ha!

This attention grabbing sleeves come in a longer length but I went for the shorter as longer sleeves can tend towards being impractical sometimes. 

Statement sleeves are definitely becoming a staple, what style whets your whistle? While balloon sleeves have a a very special place in my heart, extended sleeves are what I work into my OOTD more often that others. 

The Layered gingham topper was kindly sent me from The Kemist. I styled a similar style of theirs here. I love the zipper detail and kept it down for an effortless look. Just because hats will always be 'a thing' for me, I went for a boater hat to complete the look. 

I’ve also styled this topper zipped up with a belt to accentuate the waist. Would you like to see that look? 

How’s everyone going? It’s the last days of the school year and it has been crazy busy. I’m looking forward to Summer vacay even though I’m staying local for the most part this year. What are your plans for the Summer? 

Have a fantastic Memorial Day weekend!

 Dress - Fash'D (here)
Jacket - The Kemist (here)
Ankle boots - Gianvito Rossi
Bag - Chanel

Thank you for stopping by, keep thinking the purple thoughts. Xx...

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  1. Alucinante !!!! Estas guapísima en este look, el vestido es precioso, los tacones… no me puede gustar más. Eres una 10!!!
    Un beso y feliz fin de semana

  2. two statement items can look amazing together, especially when they are worn by such a stylish and beautiful lady! You look gorgeous. Bell sleeves are my fav, but I love balloon and ruffled sleeves too. Bell/flare sleeves seem to be a bit more practical...but all statement sleeves look fabulous.

  3. Every item you wear is Fantabulous. I love it all and you rock Sis!!!!

  4. Awww I want that pink gown..super gorgeous.. When it comes to statement fashion, you come first.

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  5. That is a statement dress indeed, Idu:) Love how you styled it with that topper. I agree....go big or go home! hehe
    Hope you had a lovely Memorial Day weekend.

  6. I love how you double up on the statement sleeves with this outfit Idu! As if those tulip sleeves aren't fabulous enough, the ruffled sleeves on top just amplify the whole effect and of course you carry it off marvelously!

  7. Wonderful & bold styling my dear!!! I'm planning to get similar hat :-) I love your heels!!!

  8. You definitely know how to rock statement clothing, Idu!!!
    Your outift is over the coolness!
    In love epecially with that frilled jacket! :D

  9. Wow! You look so pretty!!!Have a successful day dear!

  10. Such a sexy dress. Lovely drama with the sleeves and also the topper.

  11. Fabulous outfit!
    Have a nice week!
    Gil Zetbase

  12. One word babe: GORGEOUS!
    Your lace sandals are everything!
    Kisses, Paola.


  13. I am loving those sleeves...and your sartorial boldness! Your style is absolutely fantastic.

  14. This hot pink dress is super hot. I love the fun sleeves!
    Enjoy your summer!

  15. Oh so beautiful doll!!
    xx- Nina

  16. I love ruffles!! you look amazing as always :)

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  17. Oh I'm loving the ways the sleeves on the pink dress work with the ruffles on the coat, this is such a fun outfit! I really like those shoes with it too :)

    Hope that you had a lovely weekend! I had a party and got the chance to spend a rare moment shopping without the kids which was wonderful! :)

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  18. Always gorgeous sweetie!!!
    Love this look!
    Chiara -

  19. I like bell sleves and have eyed a few poufy versions recently, but am not convinced quite yet.

    Anne - Linda, Libra, Loca

  20. I can't wait to see your next look!

  21. I love that hat so much! you are rocking this whole outfit momma!♥♥

  22. Always pretty, love this dress. The detail of the sleeves is my favorite.

  23. You are so gorgeous, Idu! What a beautiful look!
    xoxo, Vanessa

  24. I love the texture of the layer top so much! Perfect Summer ootd!

  25. I love the dress and pink is such a happy color. The whole outfit grabbed my attention. I love it.

  26. Dear Idu, no wonder you felt in love with the tulip statement detail of this wonderful pink dress! And I adore the coat you wore over your pink dream. Thanks a lot for sharing such a great inspiration.
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena

  27. You look fabulous! I love this dress and how you styled it!
    Julia x

  28. You look as stunning as always, Idu! Love the ensemble.

    Funmi xx

  29. I LOVE how bold you look! You're rocking your outfit like a lady boss and everything goes so well together. ♥

    Nancy ♥