Outfits

Style Me Retro

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ABS Allen Schwartz maxi shirt dress | Shoes: Topshop strappy sandals | Bag: Furla crossbody bag | Glasses: Dior cateye | Accessories: Gothic initials necklace, Tiffany key necklace, quarter moon necklace via Etsy, BCBG belt

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British philosopher Francis Bacon said, “Fashion is the only attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse”. This living form of art holds power – power to control a part of one’s image. Anyone can play a role, embody a story, or represent an era based on what he or she chooses to wear.

I remember when I first saw this dress on the sales rack at Bloomingdales a few years ago… it was 4 times too large for me and I almost passed it up. I tried it on, put it back, then tried it on again… wondering if I can altered it without too much complications (I’m lazy), and finally decided to give in when the sale price was too good to pass up. Well, I’m so glad I didn’t because after altering it, the fit was perfect and here a few years later, it’s still a hit whenever I put it on. When I wear this dress, I feel elegant, confident, and as if I was transformed back to a certain decade. Sometimes I joke and say it’s vintage and that it belongs to my mom. :)

Ahhh, is it Friday yet?

XO, KTR

SHOP THE LOOK

On the Spot

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Top: H&M denim vest, Urban Outfittes bustier (similar here and here) | Bottom: KTRcollection Polka Dots midi skirt | Shoes: Topshop strappy sandals | Bag: Furla crossbody bag | Glasses: Dior

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Ahh, the good o’ polka dots…a classic retro print that’s playful, transmits joy, and is always on trend no matter the season. It’s no wonder Minnie Mouse never wore anything but polka dots! :)

This Polka Dots midi is now available for custom sizing on:

KTRCOLLECTION

Zebra & Lime

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Top: Bar iii stripes top (similar here) | Skirt: Zebra print skirt | Heels: Topshop sandals | Glasses: Dior | Accessories: Gothic initials necklace, Tiffany key necklace | quarter moon necklace via Etsy

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Happy Friday! Boy am I glad this week is finally over (almost). It’s been quite the wild ride and I guess in a sense, this animal print skirt, with it’s bright lime color and fun zebra print, combined with a striped top for a lil’ print mixing is perfect for ending the week with. An instant pick-me-up!

P.S. In case you’re wondering, this skirt is an inspired Acqua Mikado skirt with hand-printed zebras from Get The Look. It comes with a removable petticoat for added volume. Have a great weekend!

XO, KTR