A Cheap Date Outfit

I may be single but that doesn’t stop me from putting on a date outfit and having a final fling with summer!

Outfit: Striped retro style dress, black moto jacket, red kitten heels, vintage red belt, red bandana, purple pixie cut

I’ve got a problem with people who save stuff for ‘one days’ and ‘special occasions.’ I’ve touched on it here before so I won’t get too heated about it in this post.

One of those things I was thinking about was fancy clothes reserved for date nights. Dates are still a foreign concept to me but I wondered what would happen if I put on cute clothes and then DIDN’T go out on a date. Turns out, the world kept spinning and nothing bad happened.

Outfit: Striped retro style dress, black moto jacket, red kitten heels, vintage red belt, red bandana, purple pixie cut Outfit: Striped retro style dress, black moto jacket, red kitten heels, vintage red belt, red bandana, purple pixie cutI played matchmaker in my closet and put together this black & white striped dress along with these red kitten heels. Both were newly thrifted this summer and both had the perfect vintage flair I was looking for.

The juxtaposition between my purple hair and the sweet look was kind of jarring. So I added some extra pieces to edge it up. A moto jacket, bandana, and an old belt that reminds me of fire were just the thing.

I don’t know about you but I would swipe right on this outfit!

Outfit: Striped retro style dress, black moto jacket, red kitten heels, vintage red belt, red bandana, purple pixie cut Outfit: Striped retro style dress, black moto jacket, red kitten heels, vintage red belt, red bandana, purple pixie cutOutfit: Striped retro style dress, black moto jacket, red kitten heels, vintage red belt, red bandana, purple pixie cutWhile I wore this about a month ago during the truly final fling with summer, a retro look like this can be adapted for cool temps without a problem. Some tights, a thick jacket, and a non-strapless dress should get the job done.

So why not put on your best digs and take yourself out somewhere nice?

Outfit: Striped retro style dress, black moto jacket, red kitten heels, vintage red belt, red bandana, purple pixie cut
outfit-details-02Dress – .50 cents (thrifted)
Belt – .25 cents (thrifted)
Red kitten heels – .79 cents (thrifted)
Jacket – gift
Red lipstick – Really Red by Revlon

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