Workwear Wednesday: Lacy Details

workwear wednesday- lacey details 4Happy Hump Day and Workwear Wednesday! Thankfully, it has still been warm enough for clothing like this, and I am seriously hoping it sticks! I snagged this blouse recently from Banana Republic during their Friends and Family sale.
I have worn the top with a floral skirt and also with this dress. Yes, this is a dress, which I have had for quite a while, and I decided to use it as a skirt. I think the lace overlay in the skirt is such a pretty detail, and I thought it would give a little more edge to the top. I paired this lace peplum top with it to bring a different lace texture to the outfit and to break up the shape of the outfit. I love a good peplum top, and find them to be quite suitable for curvy women.
How do you feel about peplum? Have you/would you wear a dress as a skirt? I have only done it a handful of times! The dress is still available from the Mint Julep Boutique, but I have linked just skirts below as well, just in case you want some other options.
workwear wednesday- lacey details 2workwear wednesday-lacey detailsworkwear wednesday- lacey details 5workwear wednesday- lacey details 3Top Banana Republic | | Dress (worn as skirt) c/o Mint Julep | | Shoes Ivanka Trump
Bag Express | | Necklace c/o Love Always | | Watch Michael Kors | | Lips Chanel
Bracelets Tiffany & Co, David Yurman, c/o Love Always

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17 Comments

  1. 3.16.16
    Pam said:

    I have similar shoes and a similar dress, ive never tried wearing it as a skirt though! Will have to try! 😀
    Pam xo/ Pam Scalfi♥

  2. 3.16.16
    Amy Ann said:

    I love adding a blouse over a fitted dress like this to make it even more versatile as a skirt. Your top from Banana is perfect for it. The red heels are such a good combo. Great creative styling!

    Thanks for your sweet words on my blog. You are the best and such a great encourager! The comments were actually on a repost of an outfit of mine by a brand I wore. Ultimately the brand deleted the post. I tried not to take it too personally because I think it was more about the outfit than me (but I loved the outfit!). It’s funny how people think it’s okay to say such rude things.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  3. 3.16.16

    What a stunning look! I am such a fan of versatility, as you’ve shown here with the dress worn as a skirt, it’s one of my favourite things to do. I adore your textured peplum top, and you look lovely. Wishing you a great rest of the week. /Madison x
    Eco-Chic Spring

  4. 3.16.16
    Alecz said:

    The details in this outfit are just so cool! I love this lacey black skirt, and the peplum top is a great touch.

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  5. 3.16.16
    Marta said:

    Such a pretty skirt & the red shoes look amazing!! Have a great day!
    Marta
    http://www.sweatersstripesandsweets.com

  6. 3.16.16

    Wearing a dress as a top or skirt seems to be on trend now and it’s a great way to get more wear out of your wardrobe too. You look great, Denise and I would have never guessed it was a dress!

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

  7. 3.16.16
    Nada said:

    You look amazing ! 🙂
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  8. 3.16.16
    Jill said:

    This is such a pretty outfit! I love the idea of layering a top over a dress for a new look! You look stunning!

    Jill
    Doused In Pink

  9. 3.16.16
    Nina said:

    Loving this total look. The skirt is so pretty on you.

    Nina
    http://www.ninasstyleblog.com

  10. 3.16.16
    Courtney said:

    I absolutely love your outfit! The lace on the bottom of your skirt is so pretty!

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  11. 3.16.16
    Leah said:

    I love how you styled the dress as a skirt! that is such a good trick!

    xx Leah / http://www.eatpraywearlove.com

  12. 3.17.16

    This outfit looks absolutely amazing on you Denise! I love the detailing of this skirt, also loving the length of it!

    Becky, xx // http://undertheseabeauty.blogspot.ca/

  13. 3.17.16
    alice said:

    Great post doll, love the pics!

    Alice Cerea,
    babywhatsup.com

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