Match Made in Seven: Accessories Make the Look

March 30, 2019

Match Made in Seven: Accessories Make the Look

Welcome to the monthly edition of Match Made in Seven! We are an international group of fashion bloggers who meet once a month. One of us chooses a theme in turn, and that can be anything. A book, music, a color, a movie –  and then we style an outfit based on that theme. This month Debbie chose the theme of “Accessories Make the Look”!

I decided to wear black to let the accessories take the limelight, which had me raiding the back of the wardrobe.

In theory this should have been a breeze for me with so many accessories to choose from, but I think maybe I was spoilt for choice; I tried several different outfits on, including a fit and flare dress and a jumpsuit, but wasn’t happy with either. Finally I decided upon this black dress and faux fur stole.

I decided to wear black to let the accessories take the limelight, which had me raiding the back of the wardrobe. I’ve had this dress ages but never got around to wearing it. You can just about see the frill detail in the photo below (it was too cold to take the stole off!). I was planning on teaming it with leopard print shoes and bag, but when I couldn’t find my leopard print clutch I chose snakeprint instead. In hindsight, I think snakeprint works better anyway.

Match Made in Seven: Accessories Make the Look

To say I’ve been waiting a long time to wear these sunglasses is an understatement. They are from a collaboration Anna Dello Russo did with H&M years ago. I bought these rather OTT shades and a turquoise clutch, which I have used before. But I just never found the occasion to wear these sunglasses, given that they’re likely to raise a few eyebrows. Diamante encrusted lizards might be considered a little decadent! But now I’ve actually photographed them I’m more inclined to wear them…well it’s a shame to keep them hidden away!

Match Made in Seven: Accessories Make the Look

Match Made in Seven: Accessories Make the Look, Anna Dello Russo H&M lizard sunglasses

SHOP THE LOOK

Match Made in Seven: Accessories Make the Look

Dress from Debenhams (old, similar) | Roman Originals faux fur stole (similar) | Vince Camuto shoes (old, similar) | Angel Jackson clutch (old, similar) | Anna Dello Russo for H&M sunglasses (old, similar)

Vince Camuto snakeprint shoes

Not content with lizards on my shades and snakeprint shoes and clutch, I’m also wearing an enamel ring with a diamante frog. It’s not often I manage to combine reptiles, amphibians AND faux fur all in one outfit!

Match Made in Seven: Accessories Make the Look, Angel Jackson clutch

Match Made in Seven: Accessories Make the Look, Anna Dello Russo H&M lizard sunglasses

Don’t forget to check out how the other ladies in the group are styling their accessories!

Match Made in Seven collage

Debbie of https://www.debbiestyleslife.com/

Darlene of https://aquamarinastyle.com/

Sonja of https://www.yustsome.nl/

Bettye of https://fashionschlub.com/

Anna of https://www.muttonstyle.com/

Nancy of https://www.nancysfashionstyle.com

 

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9 responses to “Match Made in Seven: Accessories Make the Look”

  1. Jodie says:

    OMG…those sunnies are the best ever Emma!! Talk about the perfect way to make a statement.
    XOOX
    Jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

  2. Oh Emma, you are a Queen! I am speechless

  3. Those sunglasses are so unique! I agree that when you wear a black dress, it i so easy to add accessories. I love those snakeskin shoes too!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

  4. Emma, this is a magnificent outfit and I am simply dying over the details in your fabulous accessories! Those sunnies though! Fun!

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

  5. Wow, those alligator sunglasses are REALLY a statement! And I love that fringey bag!

    As always, you look stunning, Emma.

    Bettye
    https://fashionschlub.com

  6. Nancy says:

    Yeah for a black outfit! I can’t see that ring good on my phone, I need to check it out tomorrow. Fabulous sunnies! You wear them like no o one else can!

  7. Emma, you look fantastic! Those shoes!!! And, I love, love, love the sunglasses. Wear them, girl !!

  8. Darlene says:

    That outfit is amazing, Emma! Movie star glamour, for sure! And I agree, the black dress is the perfect background for your accessories. The bag and the sunglasses add that extra touch to your elegant dress. Nicely done!

    xx Darlene

  9. A really elegant outfit with a touch of Audrey Hep I think . Super glam

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