Brocade Brigade

Dress: TopShop // Jacket: William Rast // Heels: Sergio Rossi // Clutch: Judith Leiber, similar here // Sunglasses: Dior // Earrings: Kate Spade // Ring: TopShop, similar from Ariella // Nails: Essie’s Sole Mate

I love afternoons where you can explore new things in your own city.  I drive past the San Francisco Opera everyday and decided it was finally time to catch a matinee in a pretty dress–and orange heels to support the San Francisco Giants of course!  The War Memorial Opera House is one of the most beautifully decorated buildings in San Francisco and I wanted to celebrate my afternoon by wearing my TopShop jacquard dress to play off of the house’s rich upholstery.  The brocade print looks like a fine tapestry, and the playful cut–nipped at the waist and flowing into a full skirt–couldn’t be cuter!  After all, skirts were made for twirling!

Happy Halloween!  Be safe, spooky, and stylish!

Photos by MHM Photography

 

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15 Comments

  1. Mallory wrote:

    The dress is incredible and the shoes are absolutely to die for!!! Definitely loving all the little accents as well. Looks like a fun afternoon! 🙂

    XOXO Mallory

    Posted 10.31.12 Reply
    • Jennifer wrote:

      Hey Mallory! Isn’t this dress fab? Its also a really thick fabric which is nice once it gets a little bit colder out. I’ll just add some tights and I’ll be set!

      xoxo
      Jennifer

      Posted 10.31.12 Reply
  2. TerrysTwoCents wrote:

    LOVE the dress, LOVE the sunnies, and LOVE the shoes. <3

    xo,
    Terry

    terrys-two-cents.blogspot.com

    Posted 10.31.12 Reply
    • Jennifer wrote:

      I’ve got to add a little orange to the ensemble to support the San Francisco Giants, right? 😉

      xoxo
      Jennifer

      Posted 10.31.12 Reply
  3. Christina Storm wrote:

    Love this look! That dress is beautiful and I love it paired with the jacket!

    The Style Storm

    xo, Christina

    Posted 10.31.12 Reply
    • Jennifer wrote:

      Thanks Christina! I got this leather jacket years ago and its always fun to pair it with something more dressy!

      xoxo
      Jennifer

      Posted 10.31.12 Reply
  4. Erin Kutz wrote:

    That dress is absolutely gorgeous! I love the silhouette and the dramatic print! And it was so smart of you to not pile on the accessories and just let the dance shine on it’s own!

    -Erin-
    OneTwoSummer

    Posted 10.31.12 Reply
    • Jennifer wrote:

      Hey Erin! You’re totally right…I was trying to be minimalist with this look because the dress is the stunner on its own. I didn’t want to add a lot of extras and take away from the special-ness of it. I love the look of tons and tons of arm candy–but to be honest–its a total pain to wear and lug around on your arms…right?!?

      xoxo
      Jennifer

      Posted 11.1.12 Reply
  5. Just Another Shopaholic wrote:

    I am in LOVE with that dress.

    Posted 10.31.12 Reply
    • Jennifer wrote:

      I’m in love with it tooooooo!

      xoxo
      Jennifer

      Posted 11.1.12 Reply
  6. Lisa wrote:

    Beautiful dress!

    Posted 10.31.12 Reply
    • Jennifer wrote:

      Thank you Lisa!

      xoxo
      Jennifer

      Posted 11.1.12 Reply
  7. Ani wrote:

    Jenny, how beautiful is that dress. It’s pattern is so glamourus and I am glad you didnt overload with any accessoires and let the dress be that main character. Super cute clutch too.

    Ani
    http://www.fleurani.blogspot.de

    Posted 11.1.12 Reply
  8. Paris wrote:

    Perfect dress! You look amazing! xx

    Posted 11.3.12 Reply
  9. Nic wrote:

    Believe it or not I almost bought this dress. I’m pretty sure I have it on pinned on Pinterest. I love the rich colors and details of it and the color looks great on you! Normally I’m not a huge fan of Judith and her clutches 😉 but I surprisingly like this one. It’s really lovely! What’s not to twirl about? 🙂

    xo
    nic
    mymannersandmoxie.com

    Posted 11.6.12 Reply