Veloria in Velvet

City on a hill

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Blazer: J.Crew

Lace top: Shop Sosie (similar: here, here, & here)

Dress: BB Dakota (old) (pretty options: herehere, & here)

Turquoise suede pumps: Zara (similar: here, here, & here)

Necklaces: J.Crew, J.Crew (similar: here), and Randolph Street Market

Sunglasses: Chloe




This entry was published on May 22, 2013 at 9:29 am. It’s filed under Blazers, Date Night, Dresses, Layering, Necklaces, Office Attire, Print & Patterns, Skirts, Stilettos, Sunglasses and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

58 thoughts on “City on a hill

  1. Loving!! Great blazer!

  2. wowee! i LOVE your style!!

    Sandy a la Mode

  3. Awesome look!!!! I love the J Crew’s blazer and the dress is so beautiful…!! Great! 🙂

  4. beautiful!! love the dress

    there is a giveaway in my blog

  5. You have such an incredible talent for pulling together combinations!!! This looks absolutely perfect, and I couldn’t have thought it up in a million years. I wish I had your eye. Maybe you can give us tips one day on how you do it!!

    • Judy you are so sweet! Thank you so much for your kind words :). I know…my posts are all pictures. I’m a visual person, so I work better seeing pictures and being inspired that way. I worry that I don’t have enough interesting things to say for every post 😛

  6. OMG this dress is fantastic! How gorgeous! Also – top knot + blazer is always a winning combo. I have a lace “long top/dress” that I need to try something with- your outfit has inspired me!


  7. …and you did it again! LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE it!

    xx Cara

  8. I’m so in love with this look! and your blog 🙂

    Blog / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram

  9. Oh goodnessss, I love this outfit! I love the crochet lace over the dress. SO different and pretty.



  10. Love this dress and how you styled it!

  11. ohivory on said:

    Lovely style! I love the blazer and color of the dress. 🙂

    p.s. I stumbled upon your blog on the Lucky Contributors page.

    Instagram: @ohivory

  12. Very beautiful shots, you (or your photographer) have a great eye 🙂 Which “city” is it in your City on a Hill?

  13. Maddy, can you dress me? hehe. Next time I come to Chicago, I want to raid your closet 🙂 Seriously though, your style is truly unique and totally sets you apart from all the fashion bloggers that I know. Keep it up! I love the lace over your dress, it’s beautiful! Also, big congrats on making it to front page of Lucky!

    Sunny with a side of…

  14. The colors on that dress is amazing. Very cool how you paired that lave top with it. I’m obsessed with the location of your pics!! Fits the outfit so well.


  15. Love your necklace, looks great with this outfit and I adore your heels.

    Kisses from Ireland

  16. Fantastic outfit and the colors are great. The heels really pop!!! 😉

  17. Katie on said:

    Such a cute look! Love the blazer and the dress.

    Style Diary

  18. vogueandheels on said:

    I love your skirt, it’s super pretty.


  19. incredible layering job! x

    & Pretty Things

  20. This is gorgeous! Such a unique look! Just fab! Love your style! Thanks for the like on the blog! Glad you stopped by because I found your blog!

    xo, Kenya

  21. Amazing look!!!
    Would you like to follow each other?

  22. Kimbercrafts on said:

    I really like how you layered the lace top over the dress. It adds a whole new level of interest!

  23. Interesting layering, and all works perfectly together.

  24. Oh my God!! I’m so glad I stumbled across your blog, your style is amazing! This outfit is so cute and unexpected.


  25. Love the dress! I’m a sucker for this type of dresses and I like the other pretty options you’d suggested! Lovely.

  26. I love the pattern on this dress, and the lace top on top is genius. I once had a blazer with trim like that, I’ll add this one to my wishlist.


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