Today's Outfit: Feathery

  • Forever 21 feather necklace (better view here)
  • American Apparel two-toned mini dress (worn as a top)
  • Urban Outfitters skirt
  • Bloch ballroom dance shoes

First we had black and white with a touch of red. Then we had lots of primary colours worn together with a touch of metallic. Now here's another two tricks to add to your arsenal of holiday dressing strategies: 1) wear two pieces in the same colour (in this case, black) for a one-piece dress effect, and 2) put on some feathers.

This was my first time wearing the feather necklace even though I bought it over a year ago. A fear of crushing the feathers held me back, but then the lackadaisical side of me who really wanted to wear it to a special pink and black salsa gala shrugged my shoulders and went "Meh, at least it isn't expensive." So I wore it. And none of the feathers got crushed. No, not even during the multiple spins.

I think I have one more fancy schmancy party outfit to show you before I revert back to the usual. Hope you've enjoyed seeing these ensembles as much as I enjoyed, er, wearing them. Have a good weekend!


  1. You've been posting such pretty outfits lately and this one is no exception. It's good that you finally wore the feather necklace - such a statement piece!

    December Sunshine

  2. dude your outfit looks waaay more expensive than AA and F21!!! nice job!!

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  3. love this outfit, very christmasy and festive! and LOL i was going to DIY a necklace like that last week! great minds think alike ;)

  4. Absolutely love this! The feather necklace is so amazing and unique, and I thought the two-piece look was a dress for sure, looks so seamless. Such a great holiday look! Hope your weekend is off to a good start love.

    Alex xoxo

  5. I adore that necklace. My friend Adela has the same one but in grey.

  6. That necklace is a knockout piece. So fabulous! And easy to cover up under a coat or scarf if a sudden Vancouver downpour comes along ;)

  7. LOVE it!! I've been keeping my eye out actually for a small feathery handbag or clutch. Think it's completely under used right now for the holiday look and i love that you've gone for it here. It's so elegant and unexpected.

  8. Hahaha GREAT MINDS! Excited to see your shorter hair :) And I obvs love the layering, those feathers make the look even more elegant! Beautiful photo, friend xo

  9. wow the feather necklace really adds drama to the already beautiful outfit! how fun!

  10. Such a fun it! You look so pretty :)

    The Other Side of Gray

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