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Sporty Cold-Shoulder Dress and How I Define My Style

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So ya’ll know I love my neutrals. But sometimes I feel a little feisty and decide to wear something with color #shocker. One colorful piece I’m obsessed with is this orange sporty cold-shoulder dress from Asobio (a small boutique in Shanghai). Obviously since I bought this last year in China, I won’t be able to link it for you guys. However, I did link some similar options above if you’re interested!


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Orange Sporty Cold-Shoulder Dress

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sporty cold-shoulder dress

sporty cold-shoulder dress

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sporty cold-shoulder dress

I think the reason I actually feel comfortable in this dress is because of the ruffle and cold-shoulder details. It’s a style I would pick out, especially if in a neutral color, and I think that helps me like it even though it’s orange LOL. Also, is it just me or does this dress have a sporty vibe to it? The funny thing about me is most of my gym clothes are bright colors (I’m sure you’re thinking WTF right now lol). It’s true though, I love bright neon workout clothes. I think that’s another reason this sporty cold-shoulder dress speaks to me 🙂

Defining My Style

I wear this sporty cold-shoulder dress quite often in the summer and always get lots of compliments. Probably cause you don’t see bright orange dresses every day! I think this kind of speaks to the fact that our style really can’t be defined. The other day I was talking to my blogger BFF Rachel from One Pot Slop (ya’ll know who I’m talking about when I just say “Rachel,” right? ;p ) about defining our style, and she had a hard time describing it to me. Later that day I started thinking about my own style, and found that it really is hard to describe! I mean, I can come up with some general descriptors, like “loves neutral,” “comfortable,” “mom thinks it’s blah,” etc…my mom loves color by the way LOL. But I can’t come up with a succinct description, and I’m starting to realize that’s OK. Just like it’s totally normal to not want to stick yourself in categories based on religion, political beliefs, sexual orientation, etc., it’s OK to not to want to limit your style. These things don’t define us, and I wholeheartedly believe our style is an outward expression of our feelings and personality.

Well that got real deep real quick LOL. Anyways, I love the fact that my style doesn’t fit in to just one category. I’m a pretty fluid and go-with-the-flow type of person, and it makes total sense for my style to reflect that. What about you? Can you define your personal style? Leave me a comment below with your thoughts!

xo,

B


Photos by Rachel Cossette

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22 Comments

  • Reply Kay

    Adorable styling ideas!!

    September 11, 2017 at 10:28 am
    • Reply Brittany

      Thanks Kay!

      September 12, 2017 at 1:41 pm
  • Reply Mimi

    You look so pretty! I love the orange on you ♥️😉

    September 11, 2017 at 11:26 am
    • Reply Brittany

      Thank you Mimi!!

      September 12, 2017 at 1:41 pm
  • Reply Christine Salty Mama

    I love how it can be so casual or you could fancy it up! Great look!

    September 11, 2017 at 11:39 am
    • Reply Brittany

      Right, me too! <3

      September 12, 2017 at 1:41 pm
  • Reply Susannah

    It’s so cute!!! Love the color, too!

    September 11, 2017 at 11:42 am
    • Reply Brittany

      Thanks Susannah! xo

      September 12, 2017 at 1:40 pm
  • Reply Ayana Pitterson

    Wow, my newest blog post literally said the same thing — that I am unable to define my style. It changes, and I am ok with this. This looks great on you. I am all about some bright colors, only wish people can do it more often.

    Thrifting Diva
    http://www.thriftingdiva.com

    September 11, 2017 at 12:17 pm
    • Reply Brittany

      My style tends to change as well 🙂 Thanks for reading Ayana!

      September 12, 2017 at 1:40 pm
  • Reply Holly

    This dress is so cute on you! I’m not sure I’d be able to pull of the color, but you totally rock it! xx

    http://hollyhabeck.com

    September 11, 2017 at 2:35 pm
    • Reply Brittany

      Thanks Holly, I’m surprised I like it so much!

      September 12, 2017 at 1:40 pm
  • Reply celeste

    I really love this color on you! It’s so pretty and a blood choice for fall. Love!

    September 11, 2017 at 9:07 pm
    • Reply Brittany

      Thanks so much girl! <3

      September 12, 2017 at 1:40 pm
  • Reply Jenny

    What a cute, unique dress! You look fab in orange 🙂

    September 11, 2017 at 9:44 pm
    • Reply Brittany

      Thanks Jenny 🙂

      September 12, 2017 at 1:39 pm
  • Reply Elsie

    Taking athleisure to a whole you level with an amzing color! I love your outif hey

    September 12, 2017 at 4:23 am
    • Reply Brittany

      Aw, thank you Elsie! xoxo

      September 12, 2017 at 1:39 pm
  • Reply Rachel Catherine

    I love the color of that dress! It looks like a blend of fall and summer. It looks really great on you too!

    September 12, 2017 at 11:19 am
    • Reply Brittany

      Thanks so much Rachel! It’s a fun color and one that I wouldn’t normally choose for myself 🙂

      September 12, 2017 at 1:39 pm
  • Reply Amanda Kruse

    I have the same shoes! Aren’t they awesome? I love that you paired them with this dress for a casual look.

    September 12, 2017 at 8:46 pm
    • Reply Brittany

      Oh cool! Yeah they’re super cute! Thanks for reading Amanda!

      September 12, 2017 at 9:52 pm

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