How to style a silk dress in the daytime
Hello and good evening you lovely person reading this! I haven’t done a style post in a while so thought I would shake things up a bit as these are actually my favourite posts to both shoot and write! I apologise for the puns in advance…
So, let’s rewind… there I was, surfing the sites for silk dresses and I came across this gorgeous number from Missguided... as I was adding it to my bag it occurred to me I may not have that many places to wear it as I don’t really go to many places in the evening that it would work well at. But, I was really set on wanting it and said to myself, hang on a second, who says I can’t wear it in the daytime!?
When it arrived I tried it on and it fit perfectly – I went for a size larger than I would normally wear because I didn’t want it to be super tight and short, especially as I was planning on wearing it in the day and loose fitting stuff always makes it look a little more casual.
As it’s autumn, layers are needed and I started rummaging through all my long sleeve polo tops and thought the grey from Asos would be such a greyt (great, geddit!?) contrast with the dusty rose pink of the silk dress.
I then thought about shoes and I knew black tights with this outfit would look terrible so naturally I kneeded (needed, geddit!?) over the knee boots. I have black but thought that was a little cliche and tried the burgundy boots from New Look which added just the right autumnal pop of colour.
That then sparked my make up choice so I went for the dolce vita palette by Charlotte Tilbury on my eyes which has some great burnt burgundy and light pink shades and used a mixture of Soar lipliner by Mac and Cannes liquid lipstick by Nyx for my lips. These shades complemented the boots brilliantly, without it being too matchy matchy.
I then kept to a simple black bag for my accessory so as not to introduce another colour.
So there you have it – an idea on how to style a silk number for a daytime look! I hope you liked it… I’m thinking about doing a how to style a silk dress for the evening to show how I would mix the look up for a fancy date or a night out – if you’d be interested in seeing that let me know in the comments!
I also have everything linked below exactly where I got it – just click on the image or pin it for later!
I’m imagining this is the face you pull when you read my puns…
Like, srsly? another bad pun? Stop already… hahahaa
On that note, I have a hella lotta love for you if you read to the bottom of this post… it makes me as happyyy as I look below!