Fashion Friday: Vintage Touches for a Party Dress

08 Dec

When you come home empty handed after shopping for a new party dress, it’s time to get creative from your closet. This 8-year-old little black dress gets accessorized for a completely new look with a paisley shawl from my sister, a flea-market-find vintage pin, and a satin car coat, lace stockings and shoes straight from my closet. Add a new inexpensive necklace and I’m ready for Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition holiday party.

Little Black Dress & Shawl
This dress is so versatile. See how accessories make the difference here and here and here.

About Fashion Friday: Inspired by a 2011 Bike to Work Day challenge sponsored by the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, this series highlights the broad range of “dress for the destination” bicycling fashions.

1 Comment

Posted by on December 8, 2012 in Cycle Fashions


One response to “Fashion Friday: Vintage Touches for a Party Dress

  1. Dottie

    December 9, 2012 at 7:20 pm

    Lovely! The jacket, gloves, necklace, tights, shoes – all come together so nicely. Oh, and the bike. 🙂 This is why the LBD is such a classic and it’s great to see how different women bring their own style to it.


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