Monday, October 12, 2015

Create28 Fall ~ Summer to Fall Transition + Blog Hop!!

SUPER excited today because not only is it Link Up day, I am participating in a Blog Hop with my fellow bloggers at The Blended Blog! The Blended Blog (TBB) is a new blog collaboration with a group of ladies that I met through several style challenges. We have been taking turns sharing ways to transition summer pieces into Fall. This is also my Create28 "Trying a Trend" post! :)

If you are hopping over from Lana's blog, WELCOME!! If you haven't checked out the two other blogs in the "hop," check them out!! We have my friends Deena who is featuring vests, and Lana who is all about transitioning tanks and tees.

Today I am transitioning a plaid dress. Typically plaid is considered a "fall" item but this dress can be worn across the the seasons!! Check it out!

Look 1 ~ Early Fall. Where I live, September and lots of October are still pretty warm, so bare legs and sandals are the norm! The fact that this dress is 3/4 sleeved helps with the heat factor....and of course, the sunglasses :) In the second picture I wore ankle boots (and no sunglasses!) to make it slightly more fall-like, while still keeping cool!

Look 2: Later Fall ~ In this look, I cozied up a bit with a scarf and tall boots. This can be easily made an even cooler weather outfit with tights or leggings. Burgundy or some fun mustard tights would be my choice!

Plaid Dress: Target (exact, see other options below!)
Sandals:Target/Sold Out (option)
Ankle Boots: (similar, similar)
Boots: Corso Como/Nordstrom (similar)
Scarf: Nordstrom/BP: (option,option)

Here are some other cute plaid dresses I've seen ~ click on any image for more info :)
If you are mad for plaid like I am and you don't own a plaid dress, I highly suggest finding one you love! It might be a bit of a search, but I think you will get a lot of wear out of it in the fall months!

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Casey/A Little Bit of Cheer ~ Bloglovin/Facebook/Instagram

Each week we choose a favorite...check out Carrie and Whitney's blogs to see if it's you! My favorite look this week was Sarah from Foxy's Domestic Side. She has the CUTEST little family and such a great sense of style. I love her in this gorgeous dress!

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  1. I love plaid shirt dresses! Great pieces for Fall and easy to style.

    xo Sheree
    IG: @poshclassymom

  2. Love that plaid dress on you. I like how you paired a burgundy scarf with it. It added a pop of color. Have a great day! Found your blog via Hello Monday =)

  3. I agree, a plaid dress is a closet staple! So many cute ways to style it! You look great!

    Doused In Pink

  4. I'm with ya on the plaid - in fact I'm rocking it today too on the blog! :) You just can't go wrong with such a timeless pattern -xx


  5. I think I might have to order this dress! It's way too cute!

  6. Awww, I'm loving the plaid dress I got from Old Navy! Love the way you styled the same dress in different ways. Thanks for the feature! I love, love, love that dress!

  7. Fabulous plaid shirt dress! Love all the ways you styled it!

  8. Love how easily this dress can be transitioned for different weather!

  9. Love your plaid dress and how you are wearing it now in our hot temps. I have a similar dress from Old Navy and will need to break out soon.


    Hope to see your Thursday for TBT Fashion link up.

  10. Love how your plaid dress is lower in the back. So cute! I still haven't found one, but I'll check these out.

  11. You look so cute in the plaid shirtdress. I have yet to buy one.

    Daily Style Finds

  12. Cute as always Casey, love the print of your dress.

    Pumps and Push-Ups

  13. I love your plaid dress and how you transitioned it. I agree that plaid dresses are a closet staple. I just added two new ones, lately. Great minds think alike too, because on my post today I have on some black&awhile checks, too. :)

  14. That looks so good. I love both looks.

  15. That plaid shirt dress looks great on you. I haven't found a plaid dress that I like yet, so I'll stick with separates for now.

  16. I'm loving your plaid dress! Love how you added the boots and scarf for the cooler weather!

  17. Love the basic that looks so great. Loving your pretty dress!


  18. I love that plaid dress and it really is such a versatile piece! I bought a similar one but have yet to wear it lol

  19. Super cute dress! I would definitely have to wear it with boots and a scarf where I live. . . . And actually, I think I may have to add tights. . . . I hate being cold, but am envious that you can wear it in the fall!

  20. Such a versatile dress! It looks lovely on you.

  21. Oh how I love that plaid dress, and I'm not a dress girl! I'd wear it with black tights in the winter as I don't think I'm "brave" like you and wear colored tights. ;-)

  22. What a precious dress! I am looking for a plaid dress now. Visited a few at TJMaxx last weekend. Might have to make a run over there tomorrow. Glad to read you would pair it with leggings, because I was thinking that, too, but wasn't sure. That Sarah is pretty darn cute, too! XO

    1. Hey there! After seeing this darling outfit, I did go back to TJMaxx for those plaid tunic/dresses. Can't wait to wear them. Hope to look half as cute as you!

  23. Lovely fall looks Casey! Beautiful plaid dress.

    Thank you for linking up to "Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me"
    Rachel xo
    Garay Treasures

  24. Such a great fall dress and I like both ways you styled it! I just purchased one very similar to your from Old Navy. You have given me some inspiration for when I wear it!
    Jennie - A Pocketful of Polka Dots

    Come join me for the Fabulous Friday Link-Up!

  25. This is my absolute favorite fall outfit on you! I have been wanting to get a plaid dress and it is so pretty with that berry colored scarf!


  26. I love the two ways you styled this dress! I am obsessed with black and white plaid. You look great. Thanks for linking up for Style Saturday. xo~ Megan The Fashionista Momma