happy hearts


I have spent a lot of time considering how to wear heart prints at work without looking juvenile. Maybe too much time, actually. But, today I just took the plunge and decided not to overthink it. After all, you can add a blazer to just about anything and look like a grown-up, right? …the back bow is featured in the photo below, but I decided to cover that part up..at least for work. Happy hearts (and a secret bow).

Dress (worn as top): Kate Spade NY ($30 marked down from $90)

Skirt: Kate Spade via Saks off Fifth ($35 marked down from approx $90)

Blazer: Zara via thrift ($7, retails for $150)

Leggings: H&M ($5)

Necklace: Nordstrom Rack ($15)

Boots: Crown Vintage via DSW ($45 marked down from $120)


Fashion Huntress tips:

1) I often seem to forget about the fabulous tip of wearing a dress as a shirt. But, then I remember it, and I see how clever it is all over again! Most dresses can be styled as shirts by wearing a full and longer skirt over them. I’ve found that pencil skirts tend to get too bunched up over a dress, but full skirts gives you a bit room to leave the dress below. Try it out! 

2) This outfit is a mash-up of a variety of pieces (all featured in different ways below). The skirt, blazer, boots, and necklace were all put together for the above happy heart look. I think taking look through your own pieces (and using apps like Pinterest) helps think of your wardrobe in new ways. See the looks below!


Anyone else wearing heart prints? Finding ways to style bold patterns? Thanks so much for stopping by, readers! I appreciate it so very much!

10 replies to “happy hearts

  1. I agree that the blazer is a cure-all to making any outfit office appropriate. I love the dress as a top trick – I need to do that more often. And the button down shirts under sleeveless dresses to “winterfy” them for the colder weather is genius – another one of my favorite tricks!

    Happy Valentine’s Day to you!


  2. ooh, i also always forget the same thing (wearing dress as a shirt). thanks for the reminder, i haven’t done it for a while! 😀 also: that bow detail on the dress is super lovely. perfect for Valentine’s day, hehe!

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