June 5th, 2013

My Two Lives

Isabel Marant dress

I’m sure everyone can relate to this dilemma– I have two very different back-to-back events this evening, a flower show cocktail (pleasure) in the country and a Cartier dinner (work) in the city, and no time to change in between. What do I wear? Sometimes I feel like I lead two different lives and that I am constantly over or under dressed because I’m running from one thing to another.

The silk Isabel Marant dress from FW12 (mine is grey), and the Valentino ankle-strap pumps may be the way to go. For the record, I’m giving my Rockstuds a well deserved rest these days, only the sandals are in rotation.

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  • This will look amazing…it is the perfect spring dress and will look great with those shoes. I run into this a lot..I just put aside a few easy pieces that I can dress up or down with amazing jewelry and presto!
    Have fun tonight!

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    ChennillJune 5th, 2013  9:59 AM

     
  • Great choice! Perfect for both. Enjoy!

    LisaJune 5th, 2013  10:34 AM

     
  • Looks like the perfect balance between the two events. I love the shoes in the beige,

    AprilJune 5th, 2013  11:31 AM

     
  • I love the look and agree both work for the two events. Enjoy your evening!

    ValerieJune 5th, 2013  12:26 PM

     
  • This is a lovely outfit, and perfect for both events. I know what you mean about leading two different lives – though I don’t think either of mine are as glamorous as yours!

    That's Not My AgeJune 5th, 2013  1:50 PM

     
  • We’re I lucky enough to have this exact problem!!
    Think a dress that can be adorned with jewels or a scarf for the second event is perfect…knowing me, I would also swap out handbags between the two as well!!! Thank heavens for accessories!!!

    SheriJune 5th, 2013  2:20 PM

     
  • So glad I will know at least one person at the Cartier dinner tonight. And now that I know what you’re wearing, it will be easy to find you! See you later!

    Habitually ChicJune 5th, 2013  2:27 PM

     
  • I think you’ve nailed it! The beauty of simple pieces like this is their versatility.

    une femme d'un certain âgeJune 5th, 2013  4:54 PM

     
  • What rock have I been under that I missed those shoes?! Great outfit.

    brenda murphyJune 5th, 2013  7:00 PM

     
  • When it comes to back to back events nothing beats a little black dress, but maybe you can try a grey or navy dress with lace details.

    Neha SenJune 6th, 2013  3:45 AM

     
  • What about blue, royal or navy, patent shoes?

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    NinnaJune 6th, 2013  7:32 AM

     
  • I don’t suppose you were at Simon Teakle’s event in Greenwich last night? Regardless, love this outfit choice!
    Erika

    ErikaJune 6th, 2013  12:59 PM

     

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