WiW: Stripes and Dots!!

Dear YLF!

Good morning! An outfit I was really excited to wear today in a colour I do not usually wear: green! Apparently, Taylor Swift also wore this dress (which I found out after I had bought it) so it was always sold out!

What do you all think? Is the colour ok? Is my gut sticking out? :p

I liked the play on stripes and dots... Now it's time for me to find my boots!


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  • Ingunn replied 5 years ago

    You are so fabulous in this outfit! It is cute, fun, relaxed and stylish. Well done! The green is great on you.

  • Transcona Shannon replied 5 years ago

    Is your gut sticking out???? ha ha ha ha ha ha.....oh, that's a good one lyn!!!

    Love the green with black/white and the stripes and dots are playing so nicely together. Adore this outfit on you!

  • pil replied 5 years ago

    What Ingunn said. I love your twirly skirts and dresses.
    For a moment there I thought my eyes were shot as I was straining to see the polka dots in the dress : )

  • MNsara replied 5 years ago

    Your gut is NOT sticking out! It looks adorable on you and love those polka dot legs under it :-) The cute stripes and little black belt help tie together the tights. that's a good shade of green for your hair and for holding its own against black.

    Nicely done!!

  • amiable replied 5 years ago

    Beautiful! I love the combo!

  • Sara L. replied 5 years ago

    Great outfit! I love the striped sweater. I'm glad you posted a close up of the tights because I couldn't figure out where the polka dots were at first.

  • shevia replied 5 years ago

    Well I second Shannon's reaction regarding your gut, and everybody's reaction about this fab outfit.

  • Day Vies replied 5 years ago

    I love the dots! When I saw the thumbnail I wondered where are the dots? What a surprise. I love the graphic prints in your sweater and tights with this warm green tone. This is a wonderful inspiration. Thanks for the post!

  • Suz replied 5 years ago

    Adorable and so much fun!!

  • LizL replied 5 years ago

    Love it! That green is just perfect on you, biased here i love all green! The tights are super cute too.

  • Astrid replied 5 years ago

    Cute outfit! Great dress and I love the green color. I never wore green in the past, but since last year I'm a fan. Your pattern mixing is great! And I'm jealous of your polka dot tights (mine were ripped and I haven't found a replacement yet). You look fabulous! :)

  • Angie replied 5 years ago

    Skater Girl! You look as adorable as ever almost-birthday-girl.

    I like the colour :)

  • christy replied 5 years ago

    LOVE the dots and stripes! Great outfit and I can see why you were excited to wear it! That combo of the green with the black and white is fab.

    What type of boots? Tall or short?

  • Shu replied 5 years ago

    I love the whole ensemble!

  • rute replied 5 years ago

    Gorgeous! Love!

  • Diana replied 5 years ago

    So cute! I love the color and shape of the green dress.

    Must remember the stripes/dots for next time I wear my leprechaun dress.

  • replied 5 years ago

    Great colour - love the stripes and dots together.

  • rae replied 5 years ago

    Very pretty, and I really love the pin dot tights! The dress looks like it drapes perfectly over the dreaded pooch area, which I know well even on slim gals. The cardi is the perfect completer piece.

  • amyreh replied 5 years ago

    So much fun! Love the dotted tights and stripes together. Very flattering too.

  • O replied 5 years ago

    Oh, the title drew me in and the content is just delicious! Fab outfit Lyn, probably my all time favorite on you, I like you in these strong green and dramatic black + adventurous pattern mixing. Happy birthday!!!

  • cheryl replied 5 years ago

    Awesome! Love the color, the dots and the stripes :)

  • goldenpig replied 5 years ago

    Stripes and dots, I love that combo. So playful and cheery with the green twirly dress. This look is very you.

    Oh Lyn, what gut? If you really want to see a gut sticking out, have look at my WIW's! ;P

  • citygirldc replied 5 years ago

    So cute and adorable and you are too. Love the outfit.

  • JuneBug replied 5 years ago

    Love the dots and stripes! The green is a favorite shade and it looks gorgeous on that dress. I don't see any gut at all and think this is a very cute look!

  • Joy replied 5 years ago

    So cute! No gut insight ..as if you had one. This is a pretty color and shape on you.

  • Raisin replied 5 years ago

    Lovely color and great pattern mixing. No gut in sight!

  • JR replied 5 years ago

    What a wonderful combination!

    Gut? Surely you jest.

    For a moment I thought you already had shoes on. My feet are so square that pointy shoes are just torture, and I'm just not used to seeing that kind of profile when I look down. ;o)

  • replied 5 years ago

    Ha, JR, me too! My parents affectionately call me duck feet because my feet are basically square along my toes. I always thought I must look like the witches in Roald Dahl's book when I wear socks! :)

  • lyn* replied 5 years ago

    Thanks ladies~ the outfit was an interesting conversation starter with a few of my patients today (one person suggested I wear the green dress with a Christmas sweater).

    @ Christy - Tall brown boots; so my shins don't get cold! -10 today!

    @ Astrid - The tights are from a children's store ($2.99 tights, I can't say no!) - and I bought quite a few pairs just in case they rip!

    @ Natalie - :P That's not gut if you're preggers!

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