fashion outfit of the day

OOTD/STLFW: Fashion Chat at Neiman Marcus

October 10, 2014




Dress, Clutch, Brooch: Vintage | Shoes: Thrifted | Belt: Old Navy

Last night was the first show of St. Louis Fashion Week and I decided to appropriately channel my inner 1960s fierce old bitch who can afford to shop at Neiman Marcus. ;) Haha, the dress and shoes are amazingly lucky recent thrift finds and I couldn’t wait to wear them out on the town! I felt very glam, which was wonderful for a change. I’ve been so into dark, flowy, witchy outfits lately.

Neiman Marcus at the Plaza Frontenac hosted a panel discussion and fashion presentation featuring accessories designer Lisa Freede, Frank & Eileen creative director Audrey McLoghlin, and fashion designer Jonathan Simkhai. The whole she-bang benefitted COCA, a fabulous local arts institution.















Jonathan Simkhai was definitely my favorite of the night. He featured all the on-trend details I’m crazy about lately–backpacks, crop tops, cut-outs, dark color palettes. Although so many of those trends have been with us all summer, his collection was undeniably fall. The texture combinations looked so luxe and perfect for chilly temperatures. Check out his gorgeous lookbooks here!

Tonight is the Well Dressed Midwest VIP Blogger Lounge at Scape American Bistro and I couldn’t be more excited! It’s so fun to hang out with my favorite blog babes and meet some great local business owners firsthand. TGIF! xo

  • Holy shit gurrrrlll you look so hot!

  • Midge Blitz

    That dress is EVERYTHINGGG!

  • The dress and hair are perfection!

  • You are gorgeous in this! Such lucky thrift store finds. And I’m loving the hair, too. :)

  • OMG this is an AMAZING outfit! You look like an extra for Mad Men! Seriously. Exclamation point. Awesome.

  • love this look, and that you called it “fierce old bitch” perfection!
    really want to go to some fashion week events, they look like a total blast!!

  • You look great! Seriously, what a find. And I know what you mean – once in a while, you just gotta glam it up.

  • OH MY GOSH, you look so good in that dress!!!!!!! Perfection!!!! It really suits you!

  • Gahhh Michelle, you look freaking amaaaaazing! I almost gasped out loud when I saw you post these on Instagram. So perfect.

    xox Sammi

  • Such a classy outfit! You look amazing.

  • Amazingly lucky finds indeed! Love that dress and your whole vintage look!

  • Myra

    FANTASTIC! So sorry i missed this. That dress is amazing! where on earth did you find it and may i borrow it sometime??? ;)

  • Wow, you look stunning in that dress! :D

  • Nessbow

    Could you look any cuter in that dress? I don’t think so.
    I’m loving the 1960’s vibe of your outfit. It really suits you.

  • Love the mod look!