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Sometimes the most simple looks pack the biggest punch. Isn’t this sweet and simple cherry red dress the cutest? Plus, it matches the colors of my FABulous Journey logo so well ;)!!

Choose A Simple Dress

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Red is one of my favorite colors and it’s not always easy to find. So, when I see something as cute as this dress I have to try it out. The scalloped edges of the dress combined with the stunning color give real visual appeal to this simple style.

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Since the dress can stand alone, I chose to pair it with simple accessories. First, I paired it with Nine West canvas and cork platform slingbacks. Flesh colored shoes elongate the leg and allow the dress to be the star of the show.

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The cherry red color of the dress provides just the right backdrop for the brightly colored turquoise necklace.

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This dress was another one of my fun finds during my dress up day at RAOK Boutique in Plant City, Florida. Thanks again Brigitte for letting me have such fun in your shop and thanks Karen Gillman for the great pics!

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I also want to send a shout-out to Karen this week as she is recovering from eye surgery to insert new lenses into both of her beautiful eyes. Please send up a prayer for complete healing and restored vision.

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Loving It, Shellie

 

 

47 Comments

  1. Lisa says:

    That turquoise necklace (where is that from?!) and the red dress is just amazing; those are my two favourite colours together! In fact, those were my wedding colours. You look great in them. xx

    • [email protected] says:

      Hi Lisa, it is from a small boutique in Florida. The link to their FB page is at the bottom of the post, RAOK Boutique. Yes, those made a great color combo! Thanks for stopping by.

  2. This dress looks fantastic on you! I love your haircut too, it’s a great style and shape.

    • [email protected] says:

      Thanks Brooke, I have been a short-haired gal for so many years I wouldn’t know how to do anything else. I appreciate you stopping by!

  3. Love this dress on you and the necklace is the perfect touch! Thank you for joining TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you next week.

    Alice
    http://www.happinessatmidlife.com

    • [email protected] says:

      Thanks Alice…I’ll see you at your next party!

  4. This cherry red dress is GORGEOUS! I love it, nice find 🙂

    Thanks for linking up with Allison and I on TWP Linkup this week!

    Xoxo,
    Shian | The Fashion Investigator

    • [email protected] says:

      Thanks Shian. I appreciate you stopping by!

  5. Dawn Lucy says:

    Cherry red is your color, Shellie! And that pop of aqua in the necklace is perfect too!

    Thanks for sharing with Fun Fashion Friday and have a fabulous weekend!

    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com

    • [email protected] says:

      Yes, I am crazy about red!

  6. This is just my style – easy breezy and cute! Have a great holiday weekend! #HighLatitudeLinkup

    • [email protected] says:

      Thanks Antoinette, right back atcha!

  7. Vidya Sury says:

    Hi Shellie! This shade of red is one of my most favorites too! Just got a couple of “tops” to wear over my jeans in that shade. Was thrilled to find it too! Usually one sees the darker shade! In fact, the top half of my garment is that exact shade of blue in your necklace!

    I do hope Karen recovers quickly and gets back to her routine!

    Love your header! 🙂

    • [email protected] says:

      Wow, you were really fortunate to find several tops in that color! Red is usually hard to come by unless it’s Christmas. Karen’s surgery went great and now she can see without any glasses at all…thanks for mentioning it.

  8. Love the colour combination! Just wish I had the confidence to wear dresses or even skirts! But I’m afraid, I live in jeans! #MidLifeLuv

    • [email protected] says:

      Ah yes, jeans are great…there’s no denying it! Thanks for stopping by,Nicky!

  9. Shauna says:

    Hands down – my favorite look of the day! Wow, love those colors together!

    Shauna

    http://www.lipglossandlace.net

    • [email protected] says:

      Aww Shauna…thanks!You just made my day…glad you stopped by.

  10. jess says:

    LOve this dress on you ! Red is my favorite, and love the scalloping. Looking wonderful!

    Thanks for linking up with Turning Heads Tuesday
    jess xx
    http://www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

    • [email protected] says:

      Thanks Jess. Yes, the color and the scalloped details really kick this dress up a notch. I always enjoy your party and your gorgeous styling!

  11. Emma Peach says:

    The dress and necklace are perfect together! Fab colour combination!

    Emma xxx
    http://www.style-splash. com

    • [email protected] says:

      Thanks Emma, it really is a happy color combination!

  12. What a pretty dress! I love that color! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

    • [email protected] says:

      Thanks Marci. It’s amazing how a fabulous color can elevate an otherwise simple outfit! I appreciate you stopping by.

    • [email protected] says:

      Thanks Andrea, it really is a fun color combo! I am so glad you stopped by.

  13. The colors really pop especially with that statement necklace.

    • [email protected] says:

      I’m not usually a huge wearer of statement necklaces, but this one really made the look. Thanks so much for stopping by!

  14. Mary says:

    Oh, how I love your red dress! And the turquoise necklace looks smashing with it! Stunning!

    • [email protected] says:

      Thanks Mary…it’s hard to go wrong when red is involved!

  15. Jennifer says:

    That color looks terrific on you Shellie!

    • [email protected] says:

      Thanks Jennifer…I am a red girl!

  16. Lorna Mai says:

    Stunning! Love the shade of cherry red, and the necklace on top looks amazing with the dress. Such a fun look!

    • [email protected] says:

      Yes Lorna, I definitely think I got the colors right on this one!!

    • lorna mai says:

      Thanks for linking up today Shellie. Can I remind you to follow our social media links as well. We’d greatly appreciate it. Many thanks.

  17. Jennie says:

    Such a Gorgeous red dress! I love the scalloped hemline and edging. Turquoise and red is one of my favorite color combinations, so I truly loved seeing this whole look!

    Jennie – A Pocketful of Polka Dots
    Come join me every week for the Fabulous Friday Link-Up!

    • [email protected] says:

      Hey Jennie, they had me at the color red!! I will check out your linkup…love the name by the way 😉

  18. Darcy says:

    The color of this dress is beautiful! Love the color combo with the necklace!
    http://www.amemoryofus.com

    • [email protected] says:

      I know,right?! It’s such a happy color combo!

  19. Tiffany Ima says:

    This is so cute! I love that scallop detail… I have a similar color scheme happening on my blog too!

    Definitely will send some prayers up for Karen!

    TiffanyIma.com

    • [email protected] says:

      Thanks so much Tiffany…she is a dear friend. I will have to hop over to your blog to check out your reds!! Thanks for stopping by.

  20. amy says:

    Such a cute dress! Love the shape and color!

    • [email protected] says:

      Thanks Amy, I loved the shape and the scalloped edging!

  21. What a stunning combination. I’ve only recently thought about pairing red with turquoise (sometimes, I’m a slow learner!!) jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

    • [email protected] says:

      Oh, I don’t know about that,Jodie. You come up plenty of great ideas!

  22. Alissa Apel says:

    My favorite color is red. I love that teal necklace with that dress!

    • [email protected] says:

      Thanks, it makes a great contrast!

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