Sheath dresses are something many of us have in our closets, but rarely put them to use. Amy Salinger, Fashion Stylist, shows
us some interesting ways to layer an outfit and make these dresses work for business and pleasure!
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Amy Salinger: Hello! And welcome to this edition of Sass n Style. What we are going to do is enter Erin's closet again, because we already know, how much we like it. Plus she is adorable, looks great and close and well, she is a good sport. We are going to jump into your closet, you got to go. Into the closet. Alright, l love that you are jumping into the closet, right now.
You know you have a lot of great different fun pieces in here. We already talked about your grandmother's 70s shirt. I want to get something that's a little bit sexier. Alright, I got it, I finally got to the one, I want to use. I don't think you can get much sexier than this little tiny Sheath dress. There ain't a lot of room for lot going on in this, but ain't that the point of this particular item.
If this doesn't set you apart from the cut. I don't know it well. I am going to show you how to dress this up from going to the office, believe it or not, this will be appropriate for the office when I am done, because I am a miracle worker and then, I am going to show the easier of it and that is how to bring it out at night. We are going to make you up, some fantastic looks and make you recession proof fabulous. Let's go and try it on.
Here, is my favorite reason why we choose this dress. Erin in general, please where did you get this dress?
Amy Salinger: Erin how much was this dress?
Amy Salinger: And what year you were born?
Amy Salinger: Thank you. It was $19 and 80 cents, wasn't it? That was the whole joke that we talked about, before hand, you ruined it.
I know you guys have Forever21. They are in every mall across the United States. You go to be careful, when you go on there; because you are like, Oh my God! It is only $15; Oh! My God it's only $10, it doesn't mean you should buy it. I am showing you this dress, because I want to show you have something that could appear to be tacky, it's sure, can actually, look really fantastic if you style it correctly and it fits you correctly. Basic Sheath, we have going on here.
Sheath dress is always in because it's simple and it's basic, it's to the point and it's great for layering, under layering over.
Forover21 set now, I'll hit the nail on the head and that would perfect on this dress. Obviously, it helps Erin and the size 24. That's well, if I am -- I don't know that ladies why are we always trying to loose 5 pounds. But, as she is dressed, you really show of you are correct, if you choose a thicker material. A lot of times it's a lot more flattering for you. This V in our neckline, really does look fantastic on most ladies as long as your bust isn't too big and as long as you don't have what we like to refer to in fact we -- I mean ladies as the armpit fat and back fat, never a good thing.
The black tight and the black pointing point are keeping it vampy on the bottom of that. The great part about this, is that you really need to tone down the bottom half of this outfit. If you are going to have such a crazy dress, you really can't do a bare a leg otherwise, it starts to look kind of tacky and street walker. This way you are toning it down and making it appropriate, but still keeping it vampy with a pointing toe, patted leather point.
So right now, I am going to show you just by layering on some jewelry and some simple pieces, how we are going to go from sexy date into work. So let's go over here, first I have this is pretty, simple, sparkly ring Banana Republic. Re accessories of Banana Republic. When the base of your outfit is this funky and overwhelming you need to keep the rest of it fairly simple.
First we are going to layer on this simple beaded necklace that she had. I like a little bit of color going on with the leopard print, but it is not overwhelming. Word of this outfit, do not the overwhelm the dress. So overwhelm is the word, not the sentence. Then we have a longer necklace you go ahead and twirl that on. Okay, so here is you're here little vampy sexy look. We have added a little bit of color here, and I like that it's breaking up the neck line of the sweetheart neckline right here, and kind of playing at the middle.
We are going to take this blazer that she has. It's very Jackie O style. I like that because it is shorter; we are able to see her waist. So it's a little bit cropped. Now it's fun little story about, this jacket is that -- look at we are missing a button, we are not really missing a button. We have this button right here; it needs to be glued back on here. This one of those things that a lot of people are culprits off, something falls off, they throw in the back of their closet and they are like oh! yeah, yeah, I'll get to it.
Well, I am giving Erin a reason to glue this button back on because she has this fabulous outfit that tacky -- not tacky, just by buttoning this jacket closed. It's amazing, it is literally going to change up this whole up into a pencil skirt. It's got a little bit of fun with the print, but at the same time she is completely covered and proper. Yet again we are pulling in her big work bag, because this bag it's making it more work appropriate, because it's a little bit bigger, but the fun part -- I am going to make you take off, the jacket again. Is that when you take off the jacket, it goes along with the eclectic feel of the night time, look as well.