Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Dress as Tunic

As a giant, I often repurpose dresses as tunics.  Today is one of those days:

This tunic was sold as a dress for non-giants as part of the Jason Wu for Target collection.  As you can see, it’s not even close to being dress length on me, but I liked it, so I decided to buy it anyway (on clearance, of course) and wear it as a tunic.

I paired the dress/tunic with cropped skinnies (Bandolino via Macys), a vintage Perry Ellis blazer (thrifted) and my new color-blocked, crazy-patterned wedges (Statement of Purpose Wedge via Modcloth). 

I’ve been looking for a pair of color-blocked, colorful wedges for some time and finally found these a Modcloth:

Image via Modcloth

I think I might love them.
I also love the fact that my week is nearly done.  After tomorrow I have a four-day weekend in which I will proceed to do mostly nothing, probably.

Happy Wednesday, All!



  1. I was actually looking at that dress on ebay last night! How funny. I found a pair of Missoni for Target heels yesterday and was comparing prices, and I just happened to decide to see what Jason Wu stuff was going for. Ouch, those prices hurt! Those shoes are great as well. There's an online store (blowfish?) that has the best pair of color-blocked wedges ever, but I'm too cheap to spend 50 bucks on shoes I don't get to try on beforehand.

    The Tall Blonde Artist

  2. I love wearing "dresses" as tunics! Even though I'm not technically a giant, heighting in at 5'8", the juniors department sure thinks I am!

    Those wedges are AWESOME. Also I'm taking Friday off too to make it a four day weekend. HOORAY FOR TIME NOT AT WORK!!

  3. I really love the dress-tunic! The colors are wonderful and look great paired with jeans. I have the opposite problem, being barely 5'3". Even tunics become dresses on me and I look like I am drowning. Love the wedges as well - lovely outfit!


  4. The wedges are fabulous!!! WOW! I love them. So many options

  5. So cute! Love the dress as a tunic, perfection! Love those wedges from ModCloth... drats I might have to get them now...


  6. Ah yes, the repurpose, I know it well! Cute outfit and I'm in love with those shoes! Yes ma'am.

  7. Those are some lurvely shoes. You know, I do the dress as a shirt thing with my kids. They get shirts that are too big so I put them on them as dresses and when they start to grow out of dresses, they become shirts. BARGAIN.

  8. Great layered outfit. Those wedges are MAD cute! LOVE them.


  9. The first thing I said when I saw this post, out loud to my husband sitting next to me, was "Omg. I love those wedges!" Seriously. They are so amazing!!

    Hannah Tattoos and Pearls

  10. Those shoe are perfect!

    And I totally know how the dress thing goes... one time I bought a top and realized later that it was actually supposed to be a dress. haha :)

  11. Oh I love this! Those wedges are amazing and your smile is gorgeous.


  12. I love how you are wearing the dress as a tunic! Looks beautiful! And those wedges are so cute!
    Thank you so much for the sweet comment on my blog! I am your newest follower! ;)


  13. gracey i give this outfit 2 very enthusiastic thumbs up! the shoes & tunic are made for each other. it's your weekend, do as much, or as little as you want darling.

  14. i think it works better as a tunic, actually! and those shoes, i can see why you're in love, but i might start an affair with them. sorry! enjoy your long weekend!!

  15. Those shoes are so cute ! :)


  16. Oh Gracey. Those wedges are DIVINE!

  17. I totally wear dresses as tunics too! This look is very flattering on you! I now wish I wouldnt have passed up buying that dress!


  18. You know shoes are awesome when they make other women drool. Just sayin'...

    Dear Hubs busted me sneaking a camera phone pic of someone's shoes at a school play last week :o


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