Checkmate

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The transition of seasons call for a transformation in habits, moods and of course wardrobe.  But when I stand in front of the styling precipice (my closet), I see no such disparity in my clothes.  For me, seasonal change is cause for using layers whether piling them on or peeling them off.  I think outfits should thrive on versatility.  It’s a shame to put away your favorite fall/winter piece when the sun comes out or vice versa.  Better to find a way to make it work.

credits: Opening Ceremony voluminous skirt/dress, VPL b-tank, Rick Owens motorcycle jacket, Rose Chase Me bolero, Cocobelle sock sandals, Spanx tights, Rachel Comey Penpal boots

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45 Responses to “Checkmate”

  1. April 6th, 2009 at 8:41 AM

    magda says:

    ohhhh.i love it.that dresss…..ohhhh

  2. April 6th, 2009 at 8:59 AM

    D-Lirio says:

    Nice dress, and nice skirt!!
    http://dliriocomplementos.blogspot.com/

  3. April 6th, 2009 at 9:18 AM

    t a l i s h a says:

    tht dress is awesome!

  4. April 6th, 2009 at 9:39 AM

    daisychain says:

    Fantastic outfit(s)

  5. April 6th, 2009 at 10:25 AM

    Brigadeiro says:

    That dress is absolutely GORGEOUS! And so versatile too! Gorgeous pics too! 1st & 3rd are my faves 😉
    xx

  6. April 6th, 2009 at 10:45 AM

    PRIMOEZA says:

    a shot of colour is so nice

  7. April 6th, 2009 at 12:34 PM

    janettaylor says:

    I love all of version! Yummy!

    xoxo: Janet

  8. April 6th, 2009 at 2:03 PM

    Linnea says:

    omg! that dress is adorable!! <3<3
    xoxo L.

  9. April 6th, 2009 at 2:03 PM

    baska says:

    so pretty dress! love the pattern! greetings :)

  10. April 6th, 2009 at 3:58 PM

    Isy says:

    Delightful, this makes me feel spring, really !

  11. April 6th, 2009 at 4:19 PM

    Deep in vogue says:

    Absolutely fantastic, both skirt and dress are incredible. And you’re gorgeous!!

  12. April 6th, 2009 at 4:21 PM

    tanya says:

    this is beyond adorable–everything about this is cute AND sexy!

  13. April 6th, 2009 at 4:31 PM

    phi-style says:

    that motorcycle jacket. i need more of it.

  14. April 6th, 2009 at 4:32 PM

    Emily says:

    Love this as a skirt, and the sock/sandals are just great!

  15. April 6th, 2009 at 5:01 PM

    hanako66 says:

    what a versatile piece! I love how you showed several different looks!

  16. April 6th, 2009 at 5:24 PM

    FJ says:

    I love the third look.

  17. April 6th, 2009 at 5:48 PM

    modejunkie says:

    rick owens is LOVE. 😉
    and is the top detachable? that is genius!

  18. April 6th, 2009 at 6:06 PM

    freeteyme says:

    i love the color and versatility of that dress! Soooo fun!

  19. April 6th, 2009 at 6:14 PM

    tiffany says:

    love these looks when you show how to wear them differently. The dress is fantastic either way but I’m really loving it with the tights!

  20. April 6th, 2009 at 6:31 PM

    twentythirtyforty.net says:

    Loving all the styling options! And OBSESSED with those sock sandals. Yummy!

  21. April 7th, 2009 at 12:26 AM

    Air says:

    love that jacket.
    you look very nice!

  22. April 7th, 2009 at 12:31 AM

    Alicia says:

    Way to work it! I love each look. Very versatile, indeed.

  23. April 7th, 2009 at 12:41 AM

    yuka says:

    so many ways to wear it! its amazing!

    and the shoes in the third photo is incredible!

  24. April 7th, 2009 at 1:53 AM

    Joanna says:

    That skirt/dress (skress?) is so flippin’ cute! How does it work? I love the fullness of the skirt, and the print is of course preternaturally spring-y. It makes me want to go on a picnic in the park…

  25. April 7th, 2009 at 6:58 AM

    sharon rose says:

    Hi there-what a stylish versatile outfit-looking fab my dear!

  26. April 7th, 2009 at 10:02 AM

    Brigadeiro says:

    I forgot to ask, is a 2-piece dress? (ie. is the top detachable?) :)
    xx

  27. April 7th, 2009 at 1:16 PM

    Daniela says:

    Pretty!! I think I prefer it as a skirt, but I love how you’ve transformed the dress into different looks !
    :*

  28. April 7th, 2009 at 1:27 PM

    phuong says:

    gorgeous dress!
    very versatile yet again!

  29. April 7th, 2009 at 4:28 PM

    Snapshot Fashion says:

    this dress is AMAZING! fabulous print and color!!!

  30. April 7th, 2009 at 4:54 PM

    Unrealized Fish says:

    omg, I wish I was as skinny as you. love the outfit too.

  31. April 7th, 2009 at 6:29 PM

    stefanie says:

    wow I love that pattern!

  32. April 7th, 2009 at 8:47 PM

    Shini says:

    OH HOW FUN, I love that third pic, the dynamics and the styling.

  33. April 7th, 2009 at 11:05 PM

    CT says:

    Thanks for visiting us again=)Love the outfit; it’s very innovative.

  34. April 8th, 2009 at 2:33 AM

    Wendy says:

    You need to model!

  35. April 8th, 2009 at 3:14 AM

    phamzy says:

    all photos are awesome! they are editorial worth!

    http://ckuf-info.blogspot.com/

  36. April 8th, 2009 at 3:19 AM

    Whistful Wind says:

    Beautiful dress, and beautiful color!

  37. April 8th, 2009 at 3:49 AM

    cassie says:

    i love it as a skirt~! it’s sooooo awesome

  38. April 8th, 2009 at 3:55 AM

    LaMimi says:

    Amazing shots! You are not only a great model, but also a wonderful stylist! Look at how many different looks you did with one dress! I applaud you darling!
    xoxo
    Mimi

  39. April 8th, 2009 at 5:47 PM

    dapper kid says:

    That dress is SO beautiful and I totally loooove the jacket :)

  40. April 8th, 2009 at 5:48 PM

    Julia says:

    I love the dress! :)

  41. April 8th, 2009 at 10:57 PM

    Winnie says:

    I really like how you’ve styled it in the different outfits. A fantastically versatile dress!

  42. April 9th, 2009 at 1:04 AM

    mayk says:

    amazing.
    I love how you move.

  43. April 9th, 2009 at 4:23 PM

    Punkie says:

    all of this outfit are gorgeous! I like the black ones more than the others!

  44. April 18th, 2009 at 6:34 PM

    Chekka Cuomova says:

    WOW! amazing pictures and amazing outfits! seriously!!!

  45. July 11th, 2009 at 8:08 PM

    elle says:

    I love your outfits and the concept of the photos. Very inspiring :X

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