This dress is from Gypsy 05, they specialize in casual wear for women, but I think their dresses are just as killer. I recently discovered them when I found this tie-dyed blue velvet crazy good dress at my favorite local clothing boutique, I wore it with my beloved Rag & Bone heel booties. You can see all their maxi dress with heels here.
Besides their awesome attention to details, what I also love about Gypsy 05 is their commitment to being environmentally focused. Finding their inspiration globally, their brand is located in LA, the brother/sister duo ethically source their goods through their Global Village Initiative providing fair wages to textile workers. Their corporate headquarters is also the first completely solar-powered dying, printing and manufacturing facility in Los Angeles. Hello Sunshine.
This outfit is equally perfect for a coffee date or dinner date. I love an outfit that can be this versatile because it means that I will reach for it over and over. When I am being very careful with my purchases and how I am spending my money, I want pieces that can work in many ways. That go-to piece when you are in a rush but want to feel pretty and put together. This dress will be just as awesome with booties and a fur vest or sneakers and a cardigan - which you will for surely see me in while I'm working at my shop.
I also adore the ruffles, anytime I can add ruffles I'm a fan. I thought pairing ruffly lace edged socks with this dress picked up the fluttery details of the dress nicely. Pairing a sock the same color as your shoe together - voila! sock booty. A trend that is so popular right now but so hard to find - a sock bootie that's not to loose, not too tight....just right! This hack gives you more wear out of what you may already own. And I love socks with heels, always have. As long as I can find the matching mates. Ugh.
shoes - Louise Et Cie. similar
socks - Free People
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