Skirting the issue

Sometimes the only clean item in your closet is a dress which is more appropriate for martinis than coffee. To avoid getting unwanted attention, consider layering a conservative top over a cocktail dress to make your style more daytime appropriate. 

Voilà! Now it’s a skirt. Also, you can totally do this with a guy’s shirt if you have an impromptu slumber party. (I have never done such a thing. But if I did, it was an accident and a one-time thing.) 

Styling tip: Role those sleeves up to avoid looking like a bank teller. Hiding the leather cuffs of this dress is downright shameful.

Shirt and scarf : J.Crew (similar shirt here); dress: Tobi (similar here); shoes: old Steve Maddens; bracelets: J.Crew and Baublebar <— use link to sign up if you are a female human.

Photos by: Julia Ralston

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  • Rebecca Kurzweil

    Photos by Julia Ralston!! LOVE IT!

  • Julia Ralston

    Just signed up for Bauble Bar! I want everything!!! Goodbye, paycheck!

  • Bethann Wagner

    Rebecca, that Julia can really do it all.
    Julia, you will not be disappointed in them!

  • Moe

    Love this ‘fit!