Create 28 / Remixing a Dress + Link-Up

Exciting day here friends! Whitney and I are bringing back a weekly link-up! Every Monday we’ll be for you to link-up your posts and please know they DO NOT have to only style focused. We want to see your life, food, fitness, crafts…you name it and you link it. Drum roll for the introduction of A Beautiful Melange. Melange – a French word for mixture, medley, assortment, which is exactly what we hope to see from you.

abeautifulmelangeWhat else is going on today is our remixing a dress prompt. I’ve had a little grey sheath in my closet for a few years and have remixed it like 200+ times. Well, not that many but A LOT. Today might be the last look I can create. Maybe not but I’ve remixed it so much in the past I’m wondering what’s ahead in the future. This is the new look today. Grey sheath, black blazer + grey booties. Simple and structured and my go-to style looks typically include things in that vein.

grey shealth

grey shealth

Again, this was another windy day in Texas. I’m so baffled by the weather. Typically, our really windy season is the Spring but lately we cannot get a day that isn’t blustery. I’m truly not a fan. Blue sunny skies with little or no clouds and maybe a little breeze gets me to a happy place.

That being said, pictures were a minimum on this day but the archives are full of looks. I have featured this dress many times on the blog. It is a remixing work horse. Truthfully, I purchased this dress in the early summer 2014 for $10.00 on sale at Old Navy. Have I gotten my money out of this little number. A resounding YES! It’s still going strong and still being worn, I’m happy to report.

shealthcollagegreysheathcollagemoregreysheathWell, guess what? Whitney picked out a dress for me from Rosegal. She commented that she would love to see how I would remix it. So I now have a challenge before me. Here’s the beauty.

green dress

green dress

This shade of green is simply gorgeous. The sweetheart neckline is elegant which had me reaching for a statement necklace and pearls seemed to the be best option. One thing I have noticed about dresses from Rosegal that is important to me is the quality of fabric. This dress is made to hold its shape and drape properly. It will not be wrinkled at the end of the day and because I like structure that is important to me.

green dress

We’ll see what happens in the future with remixing options for this pretty little number. I believe it’s still available on Rosegal and it would be perfect for upcoming spring and summer wedding season. You can find it here. Thanks, Whitney for the great find!

Alrighty, friends! You are welcome to add your links with us today! Remember this link up is not just for style. Following us on social media would be wonderful and much appreciated. Spreading the word of our linkup would be amazing!

Hope your Monday is OUTSTANDING!

Carrie ~ xoxox

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  • So good to see you hosting again! The Green dress is lovely, strange that I will be showing a nearly exact same dress soon! The new trend colour is going to be big . Thank you for hosting x
    http://www.vanityandmestyle.com

    • Thank you, lady! I’m glad you linked up with us today! Have a great week!

  • Living on Cloud Nine

    Yay for the link-up!!! Missed it!! And a BIGGER yay for how adorable you are!!! Especially LOVE the green..you look like a Princess!!!

    • Oh, you are so sweet!

  • Such a stunning shade of green! You look great!
    Jaymie

  • Love that green on you! Such a pretty dress.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

    • Thanks so much, Amy! Glad you stopped by today and hope you had a great week!

  • OMG that green dress on you!!!!!!!! WOW, like WOW. you look straight out of a movie.
    Also, I’m not sure if I have ever told you, but everytime I feel like I want to look professional AND stylish at work, I always try and think about what you’d wear – you’re my work-wear inspiration.

    • Thank you, sweetheart! So good to “see” you today. Your words were super encouraging to me.

  • Jodie Filogomo

    I do think that a sheath dress is an ideal one to remix. So I’ll be interested to see how you work your magic on this green one!! It’s gorgeous!!
    jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

    • I feel pressure to remix that green dress but not sure I do the same magic as the grey. Who knows what I might come up with. Thanks for stopping by today, Jodie!

  • Oh my goodness! That dress is SO pretty on you! Yay! Can’t wait to see how you remix it in the future!

    • You picked so well, friend!!!

  • You always look so pretty and classic in dresses. The green dress Whitney chose for you is truly stunning!

    • Thank you, friend! She chose so perfectly!

  • I have left bed that grey dress of yours since I first saw you in it. That green dress looks amazing! Love the scalloped neckline and the midi length! Well done Whitney! Have you been finding things for her as well??

    • Whitney just knows how to pick things for me! She’s fabulous!

  • What a fabulously versatile dress! It’s great when you find a piece that you can so easily dress up and down and works well with so many colours.

    • I agree! Thank you for stopping by and commenting!

  • Nicole Mölders

    Thanks for linking up to the Ageless Style Linkup!

  • You are beautiful! And I love how you styled that green dress :)

    • Wow, Elizabeth! Thank you so much. I’m speechless at your kindness.

  • Oh maybe goodness , who knew you could style one dress so many ways!!! That green dress, looks fantastic on you. Whitney did a great job picking it out!!!

  • OH A GREEN DRESS! I love it. My favorite color and the bestest color in the world. You look smashing in that lovely shade.

  • Edwige A.

    That green dress is so fabulous! The fot and the color are just in sync! You look amazing!
    Edwige | http://www.hypnozglam.com

  • jess

    Carrie can you send me a reminder email for your linkup> Wow, this is just fabulous on you! Love the neckline and this emerald color is stunning on you! Add this to your list of colors that look great!
    Thanks for linking with turning heads tuesday
    jess xx
    http://www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

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