Ageless Style is a monthly style challenge and link up for women "over a certain age". Each month we pick a different theme and style an outfit based on that theme.
In honor of Earth Day this month, Cammi picked the theme "Earth Tones". Earth tones are browns, tans, umber, brick red, terra cotta, yellow orchre, warm greys, shades of green, brown oranges, burnt siennas, and grey blues. They are colors found in nature.
For this challenge, I decided to wear this dark Burgundy or brick red dress that I received as a Christmas present from my son.
Now I know certain colors can appear different on everyone's computer screen or phone, especially anything in the red family, but trust me, this dress is a deep, dark Burgundy. In this photo shoot when I'm facing the sun, the dress appears brighter, but when I turn away from the sun, I feel the true color is shown.
I styled my dress with neutrals, choosing a neutral bag and shoes.
I love these type of shoes for spring. They are partially open revealing just a bit of toe and ankle, yet the foot is not fully exposed as it would be in a real sandal. They provide the perfect coverage for the cooler weather.
For jewelry I chose red, black and muted silver. Burgundy lipstick completed the look.
My dress was on my Amazon wish list. I can't seem to find it on line now since it was so long ago, but I think THIS DRESS, in a different color, is very similar. The only thing different is the sleeves.
I was so pleased when I tried on this dress. You never know what you are going to get sometimes when you order clothes from Amazon. But I love this dress! It's very comfortable, and I like all the coverage. The length is perfect, and I really like the long sleeves. I will probably wear it once in the cool of spring and then again in the fall. I think it will be fun to accessorize this dress for fall!
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Have A Great Day! Amy
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Oh my word, that color looks fantastic on you! What a amazing deep color!ReplyDelete
Thank you Nancy! I felt so good wearing it.Delete
It is an amazing dress and the color is gorgeous on you! I love those open toe booties too! I have finally transitioned to sandals now but with the cooler days still wear my sneakers a lot.ReplyDelete
Thank you so much. Our weather was so warm, now we went back to normal and we've been stuck in the 40s and 50s. :(Delete
I just love how you picked a bright color for this theme Amy!! It's amazing on you.ReplyDelete
It's actually not bright at all, but a very deep, dark, brick red. The sunlight photos aren't true to color, but the ones where my back is to the sun is. Thanks so much.Delete
This dress is so beautiful on you!! I absolutely love the color, and the Earth tones theme is such a good idea for this month.ReplyDelete
Miles of smiles,
Thanks Grace. At first I wasn't thrilled with the theme because my first thought was "browns" and I didn't want to wear brown in the spring, but when I googled Earth Tones I realized I had a lot more options.Delete
Amy, this dress is so pretty and the color is gorgeous. Perfect on you!ReplyDelete
What a beautiful color on you, this is def. YOUR color!!! I love the nude heels with the dress. So pretty!ReplyDelete
Thank you! I felt so confident wearing it, so it must be my color.Delete
It's such a beautiful color and what a great fit on you!ReplyDelete
What a pretty dress and even more that it was a gift from your son! It's such a rich color. I have had pretty good success with ordering on Amazon!ReplyDelete
Thank you! That is good to hear about Amazon.Delete
What fun it was to see everyone's take on this month's prompt. What a gorgeous color you selected. And that dress fits like it was made for you. Very pretty, feminine feel to it. I have those same sandals or some very similar. Now to find them!! They are perfect for this time of year!!ReplyDelete
It was fun to see how everyone approached this theme. Thank you.Delete
It's a gorgeous dress! I've got a pair of booties / sandals very similar!ReplyDelete
That color is stunning on you... Love the dress with the peep toe booties.ReplyDelete
I love these colors together. And those shoes are wonderful. I need to look for something like that for spring and summer!ReplyDelete
Thank you so much!Delete
You look so elegant! This is such a beautiful dress! Thank you for hosting this link up :)ReplyDelete
Life is a Shoe
Thank you, and you're so welcome!Delete
You look great.. the color looks wonderful on you.ReplyDelete
Thanks so much, it's been a long time since I found a dress I felt so confident in.Delete
Amy, that shade of red is beautiful on you! Simple, yet elegant. Love it!ReplyDelete
What a lovely red dress! It looks so good on you, such a nice gift! :)ReplyDelete
Hope that you are having a lovely week :)
Away From The Blue
Thank you Mica!Delete
That dress is so pretty on you! I love the fit of it too!ReplyDelete
Thanks so much!Delete
Oh wow, Amy, I love this dress on you! The color is so gorgeous and the style is perfect for early spring and fall. The tan accessories are so good with this look. Thanks for sharing and linking with me!ReplyDelete
Thanks Shelbee. Yes, I think it's perfect for the cooler days of spring, and I can't wait to wear it in the fall because of the color. Thanks so much, and you're welcome.Delete
Very pretty color and a lovely option as an earth tone.ReplyDelete
What a very pretty color on you! I love the tiered style dresses that are out now. Your jewelry is lovely and delicate :-)ReplyDelete
thanks for linking!
Such a pretty dress. I am currently shopping for a dress to wear to a wedding this summer. Have a nice day! AnneReplyDelete