See how to wear one dress, four ways
One dress four ways

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I know, I know, I should wear something green, but I just was not in the mood. Instead I am wearing my striped sheath dress with asymmetric hem again. This time I opted for a pop of color. Ok, ok, I could have styled this outfit with my green turtleneck sweater instead of the red one! But red is my second beloved color.

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Back view of work outfit with Banana Republic shift dress, Anne Klein sweater, GNW tight and riding boots (all own)


I had found this shift in a local consignment store and immediately had a lot of styling ideas. Since the price was right, and the quality was fine, I had to have it. It still had the tags! This dress was probably the find of someone’s relative and did not fit the taste or size of the person who got it. It is amazing how often you find new, never worn items with still the tags attached in second hand stores. 😮

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Banana Republic asymmetric shift dress with zipper details, Anne Klein cable knit turtleneck sweater, and black pearls (all own)


In case you missed the posts, here are the four ways of how I styled this beauty so far.

styleover40 all gray winter office look Side view of office outfit with Banana Republic striped sheath, striped sweater, leopard print scarf, GNW tight and Vince Camuto booties (all own)40+ fashion winter work outfit Front view of work outfit with Banana Republic sheath, GNW Luxe sweater, GNW tight, Vince Camuto boots, and triple string pearl necklace (all own)

fashion over 40 woman in asymmetric dress Banana Republic asymmetric sheath dress with GNW luxe sweater, Steve pumps and tight c/o No Nonsensematurefashion dress for the office Striped Banana Republic dress, Anne Klein sweater, GNW tights and riding boots (all own)

How would you style this shift dress? Have you scored some great pieces in thrift stores lately? What did you find? Link your finds up today in addition to your OOTD posts of this week. What are you looking for when you browse thrift stores? Let me know by email, I am curious.

If you have never bought in a thrift store, but want to try it these tips by thrifting fashionistas and how to score high when thrifting will be helpful to get started.

Top of the World Style linkup-party

Welcome to the 51st Top of the World Style fashion linkup party. Thanks to those of you who linked up in the past. Welcome back. Welcome if it is the first time at the party. I can’t wait to see what you are wearing this week.

As usual, the Readers’ Fav OOTD goes to the link you clicked the most, which was Carina’s post. She is the blogger of Cat in Amsterdam. This swan skirt is really stunning! Rebecca from Red Tag Chic Los Angeles became My Fav OOTD for her modern interpretation of this 70s style front button skirt. I had one exactly like hers back then when I was a kid.

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Top of the World OOTD Readers’ Fav and My Fav Carina and Rebecca, respectively. Photos from these ladies’ posts


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