Yearly Archives: 2022

Geo Print Empire Waist Blouse

spring outfit | geo print blouse | bootcut petite jeans | Houston Fashion Blog Lady in violet

spring work outfit | empire waist top | gold necklace | Texas Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

spring outfits | petite dark blue bootcut jeans | heeled sandals | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

spring fashion | boho chic brown top | wit and wisdom petite jeans | Texas Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Geo Print Empire Waist Blouse

Hello friends! I hope your Spring season is going well! We had a super busy April, and I’ve spent the first few weeks of May catching up and getting back into a routine.  We also had a chance to shoot some fabulous new outfits for the blog that I cannot wait to share.

I wore this business casual outfit a couple weeks ago. I think it would also be perfect for date night or girls’ night out.  The brown geo print empire waist blouse has a fun print and flirty silhouette.  To transition this square neck top from office to happy hour, pull the sleeves down to create a cute off the shoulder look.  The colors of this top will make it work perfect in fall too. I’m thinking black skinny jeans and brown or black tall boots.

For spring, I paired it with my dressier dark blue bootcut jeans and these super affordable braided block heel sandals.  I love the ease of slide sandals, and this pair has been on major repeat this season. I sized up a half size.

business casual outfit | wild print empire waist blouse | dark wash flared jeans | Petite Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

Moon River Geo Print Empire Waist Blouse | nashelle gold necklace | work wear | Petite Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

casual work outfit | wit and wisdom absolution jeans | a new day basil heels | Everyday Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

spring outfit | brown three quarter sleeve blouse | petite bootcut jeans | Dressy Casual Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

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Two Ways to Wear a Button Down Shirt

two ways to wear a button down shirt | white jeans outfit | spring fashion | Houston Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

spring outfit | pastel orange lace button up top | white skinny jeans | Texas Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

spring outfit | dl1961 white skinny jeans | target braided sandals | Petite Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

summer outfit | two ways to wear a button down shirt | anthropolgie maeve peach lace top | Petite Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

TWO WAYS TO WEAR A BUTTON DOWN SHIRT

A button down shirt is an easy item to quickly transition into multiple outfits and across several seasons.  I’m featuring two ways to wear a button down shirt that will work for this spring and summer season.  A bonus third look, make this cute colorful top work as a swimsuit cover up.  Its the perfect length for it!

First outfit idea – A pastel coral orange color like this one will be perfect paired with an all white ensemble.  You could easily wear this open like a short kimono or for a chic polished look tie this top at your waist.  I love how this defines the waist line and adds a little length to the leg.  I folded the back part of the shirt up to give the shorter top look all around.  Since this has a dressier look to it, I paired it with my braided heeled sandals.  The perfect Spring outfit for lunch, brunch or a colorful happy hour.

Second outfit idea – To carry this top into summer, I paired it with a white tank top and ripped shorts.  I kept the top open to give that kimono airy vibe and rolled up the sleeves to mix up the look even more.  My flat sandals are the perfect pairing for this summer vacation inspired look.

The front of this top includes the prettiest lace detailing. You need to wear a top underneath it.  I opted for white in both looks, but you could play with different pops of color like yellow or pink to change up the look of this top a little bit more.

spring outfit for brunch | light orange lace top | white jeans | Texas Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

summer outfit | abercrombie jean shorts | lace button up shirt | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

summer vacation outfit | target embellished slide sandals | abercrombie denim shorts | Everyday fashion blog Lady in Violet

summer outfit | maeve lace shirt jacket peach sorbet | ripped jean shorts | Over 30 fashion blogger Lady in Violet

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Chambray Mini Dress with Sleeves

spring outfit | denim dress | braided wedge sandals | Houston Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

spring fashion | chambray mini dress | gold short necklace | Texas Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

steve madden novah wedge sandals | bourbon and boweties bangles | Petite Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

spring dress | blue dress with sleeves | wedges | Petite Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

CHAMBRAY MINI DRESS WITH SLEEVES

I feel like I’ve shared so many dresses lately, I promise I have more jeans and shorts outfits coming soon.  The dress game this year is so good, plus I have more places to go this year and wear all of these fabulous spring dresses. While many spring dresses are sleeveless, I like to make sure and add a few dresses with sleeves.  Some occassions call for a dress with sleeves.  This chambray mini dress with sleeves stole my heart. The sleeves are the perfect amount of loose.  The band at the bottom of the sleeve doesn’t sit too tight, but it will hold the sleeve up if you need it too.  It’s such a fun and playful silhouette.  The material is lightweight and perfect for a warmer spring or summer day.  The collar has a pretty ruffle trim and embroidered detail to give this mini dress just a hint of statement factor.

I paired it with a braided wedge sandal for an outfit perfect for a bridal/baby shower or lunch with your gal pals.  This outfit idea will also work for Easter.  For a work friendly look, I paired this dress with a pair of tan loafer flats.  For a western inspired outfit, I paired this dress with a pair of western style booties.  Cowboy boots would be perfect too!

spring outfit | denim mini dress with sleeves | pink bracelet | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

bb dakota by steve madden chambray my way tiered cotton dress | Texas Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

steve madden novah tan sandals | pink stone bracelet | spring fashion trends | Over age 30 fashion blogger Lady in Violet

spring outfit | denim mini cotton dress | light tan espadrille sandals | Over age 30 fashion blogger Lady in Violet

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Boho Chic Outfit for Spring

spring outfit | white crop top | light blue ankle jeans | Houston Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

boho chic outfit | white embroidered shirt | short gold necklace | Texas Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

spring outfit | light blue straight leg jeans | stud strap sandals | petite fashion Blog Lady in Violet

spring fashion | agolde fen high waist jeans | free people market top | Petite Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Boho Chic Outfit for Spring

This white flowy top helps create the perfect boho chic outfit for spring! To create boho chic outfits, I look for loose and flowy clothing in natural tones and/or  fun patterns.  This loose and flowy white top with earth tone embroidered print details on the shoulders is absolutely perfect.  For spring, I’m pairing it with a looser pair of light blue jeans with a tapered ankle.  For summer, a pair of faded black denim shorts will keep with the boho vibe for warmer weather.

To complete your boho chic style, add in leather or suede flat sandals or booties.  I love the straps and stud embelishments on this pair.  Colorful and bold accessories will help complete your look.  I chose a few of my crystal bead bracelets in colors that complimented the embroidery details in the top.  All together it creates the effortless and relaxed look perfect for your next weekend.

Sizing Notes: Jeans are ankle length which is perfect on my petite height.  The fit is TTS, but these are a button fly which doesn’t have as much give in the waistline.  I would consider sizing up if in between sizes.  These sandals I chose my true size because I preferred the snugger fit of the straps.

summer outfit | white flowy cropped top | light blue petite jeans | Texas Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

boho chic style | free people market embroidered vneck top | crystal bead bracelets | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

spring style | agolde fen hight waist relaxed jeans | target hollis slide sandals | Everyday Fashion Blogs Lady in Violet

spring outfits | aviator sunglasses | vacation outfit | over age 30 fashion Blog Lady in Violet

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