- CiCi sweater dress
- H&M necklace
- American Apparel leggings
- Kate Spade rain boots
- It had to be work-appropriate but look equally at home in a nice restaurant.
- It couldn't wrinkle as the day wore on and had to be comfortable.
- The weather forecast called for rainy and chilly, so the outfit had to be warm and, well, rain-proof.
But hey, once the boy picked me up and we arrived at Bacchus, what I wore became negligible in the face of quality time with him and a delicious three-course dinner. He had a creamy parsnip soup, strip loin and root veggies, and mocha creme brulee; I had smoked salmon, duck confit and cheesecake with salted caramel mustard. We both drank dirty martinis with olives. Mmm that was a good meal.
Those of you who've been following this blog for a long time might recall that this CiCi sweater dress has a bow on it--or had, rather. I like the shape and soft material of this dress, but the bow kept me from wearing it as much as I would've liked to because it limited accessories options. You can't wear a jewel-encrusted necklace with a bow on the chest--it's too much going on. So in the end I took the bow off; it's probably going to be worn a lot more with brooches and various necklaces from now on.