Leather & Lace


When you can’t find that one piece you really want, improvise. I’ve wanted a beige ribbed tunic dress for quite some time and when my efforts failed to find me the style, color and/or size that I would be satisfied with, it was time for me to think outside the box. So here’s what I did: when I discovered the right style of top I wanted – in this case sleeveless & ribbed – I bought it in the largest size available. Understanding the length would still be a tad short, finding the proper extender to add some material was my next venture.

Seriously how great did this turn out? Not only did I save money on finding that probably overpriced nude/beige dress but I also opened the doors of possibility with any other oversized top or shrunken dress I already own thanks to these underneath extenders. I got both pure white & this peach color from Grace & Lace and I’m honestly thinking of investing in more neutrals – such as grey & black – and in other fabric materials, such as lace. Definitely worth looking into with Spring legit a week away. Shop similar below:


Madewell jacket  Forever 21 tunic ∙ (g) Grace & Lace chiffon extender ∙ Asos boots  (g) Awear Charmant sunnies ∙ (g) = gifted


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  • Reply Rachel March 15, 2016 at 10:40 am

    So lovely, feminine and edgy in one, I like it.
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    Rachel xo

  • Reply Christina March 15, 2016 at 11:44 am

    Gorgeous Tilden!

  • Reply Ada March 15, 2016 at 1:08 pm

    I love the mix of feminine with edgy here. Great moto jacket Tilden and those boots are truly stunning!

    I have stopped by before. I am Ada and I enjoy your fun, minimalistic, edgy style. I run a linkup on Thursdays and I am inviting you to link up this pretty outfit and any other recent outfits. The linkup is still open (below).


    Thank you and have a great day!

  • Reply Abby March 16, 2016 at 2:27 am

    I love the mix of feminine and edgy style. And your boots are gorgeous too!

    Abby of Life in the Fash Lane

  • Reply Lyddiegal March 19, 2016 at 2:26 pm

    Your solution was brilliant, and the result gorgeous!
    Chic on the Cheap

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