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We have entered the great divide for weather. For some of us, the temperature will continue to drop with each passing week, while others of us will notice little change. Here in Manila, we will get a little relief from the heat, but it is slow in coming.

I am wearing a vintage inspired black dress with a drop waist from Ann Taylor.

Vintage Inspired Little Black Dress

Vintage Inspired Black Dress

This little black dress has a drop waist  It is accented with a flattering lace inlay that tapers down the middle. The full skirt also makes the dress more comfortable and easier to sit in.

Vintage Inspired Black Dress
For colder weather, this vintage dress would look fabulous paired with opaque black tights and a denim blazer.

Vintage Inspired Black Dress

I paired this look with some fabulous handmade Thai accessories. The bracelet is made from carved water buffalo horn and the ring is fashioned from wood. I also purchased the smoky topaz ring in Thailand several years ago.

Vintage Inspired Black Dress

Remember, black never has to be boring. Just make sure to choose items with interesting details and add fabulous accessories.

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Loving It, Shellie
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  1. Great dress! It’s still very warm in California too.

    Thank you for joining TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you next week.


  2. Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style. This dress looks great on you. The rings are awesome!

  3. Dawn Lucy says:

    What a pretty dress and love that cool mod ring!

    Thanks so much for sharing with Fun Fashion Friday & happy Halloween!

    Dawn Lucy

  4. Leah B. says:

    AGH! I am DYING over that dress. It is perfection. And so is the wood ring! You look marvelous. Found you via the Linkup hosted by HiLatitudeStyle by the way. This young’un (I’m only 30) LOVES your style. I’m very pleased to make your acquaintance!

    (also, hi there familiar face! How are you doing, Patti?)

    • Shellie Bowdoin says:

      Hey Leah, thanks for coming by, little whipper snap ;)!! I hope you’ll stop by again.

  5. Mary says:

    Lovely look, Shellie! I’ve always been a fan of a drop waist silhouette. Very flattering not to mention chic. Definitely not boring. The jewelry is beautiful and adds such a nice touch to your LBD. Really pretty!

  6. Darcy says:

    The detailing in this dress is so pretty!

  7. Patti says:

    Great little black dress, Shellie! Thanks for linking up, xo


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