i am wearing: DVF vintage wrap dress, black ankle socks from urban outfitters, rings from h&m and cork platform heels by star ling.

this dress isn’t really springy at all (and i had to bust out my full body dr rey shapewear to wear it) but i was inspired by this post so it was totally calling my name. i just LOVE diane von furstenburg. i added the cork heels to keep with the 70’s vibe but i cant help but picture a grandpa with boxers and black socks on when i look at these pics!!! i tried the wedges with socks look so here is my heels with socks look. i am undecided on whether i like it or not. which do you like better (if at all)???

p.s. “stitchy the cat” REALLY wanted to be in these pics so i told him to look away from the camera and to act aloof.

20 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Taylor Marie
    Apr 14, 2011 @ 5:29 am

    You look gorgeous! I think you totally pull off the shoes with socks look. I don’t think I could!

    I’m a new follower, love your blog! You dress awesome 🙂

  2. Fashion Momma
    Apr 14, 2011 @ 6:22 am

    I generally do like the heels with socks on you. You can pull it off. But there’s something about this combo that doesn’t sit quite right with me. I’m not sure what it is. I think maybe, because the dress is so dark, seeing all of your leg/foot would have lightened the look up a little bit. As for the first time you wore heels with socks, including the white lacey dress: LOVED it. It was light, airy, and whimsical.

    Does that make sense? I still totally think you could pull this off and wear it out if you wanted. But something about it seems too dark.

    • Lee
      Apr 14, 2011 @ 12:44 pm

      Agree with your assessment of this outfit vs the light, airy one with white socks.

  3. Mattie
    Apr 14, 2011 @ 9:56 am

    Yeah, you totally pulled this off. I’ve been apprehensive about trying this look but you’ve convinced me it’s worth a try. Loving your printed dress! (Like you can ever go wrong with DVF…ever.)

    FYI: I love that you told Stitches to “look away from the camera and to act aloof.” Pure comedy!

  4. Kayla
    Apr 14, 2011 @ 10:20 am

    You look amazing. I really think you rocked the socks with heels look.

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  5. doc starr
    Apr 14, 2011 @ 11:00 am

    i love the wedges and socks look. i haven’t tried it yet but it looks so cute on you i’m inspired!

  6. kimmie
    Apr 14, 2011 @ 1:07 pm

    Hmm.. I don’t like the socks with heels trend in general, but those heels are FABULOUS. If you ever have a blog sale, I WANT THEM. 🙂

  7. Angel @ | 77inspire |a
    Apr 14, 2011 @ 1:21 pm

    Stumbled across your blog 🙂 lovely! How did you get your body back after having a baby? You look great! I’m afraid after I give birth I won’t get my body back… lol I’m not even pregnant but i think about those things. Great site!

  8. taryn
    Apr 14, 2011 @ 2:49 pm

    First, LOVE the heels. . . I call 2nd dibs if you have a blog sale! Hey, we may be on to something here;)
    Second, YOU LOOK GORGEOUS!!! I feel like this look can only be pulled off by something with the “right” legs, and you are blessed.
    And last, I love your blog, such a fun, hip Momma! I always look forward to your postings. . . 😉

    • taryn
      Apr 14, 2011 @ 2:50 pm

      oops, “someone”

  9. Katie
    Apr 14, 2011 @ 3:22 pm

    Really, really love this outfit! I don’t picture a grandpa at all – I’m not much of a sock girl (though I am slowly getting over that) but I really really like these socks! The whole outfit looks great together! 🙂

  10. caitlin
    Apr 14, 2011 @ 6:15 pm

    i love the socks and sandals! you totally pulled it off! i think it looks great, especially like your sheer socks. xxxo

  11. Daphne
    Apr 14, 2011 @ 7:20 pm

    I love the look. I think I like the wedges with both white and black ankle socks depending on the outfit. Both will do.
    Your grandpa with boxers and black socks image was hilarious. Once you said it I kept picturing that image!


  12. Marissa
    Apr 14, 2011 @ 7:35 pm

    I heart this look on you! I have yet to try the heels with socks thing, not sure how I feel about it. Although, I always love it on other bloggers! I think you picked the perfect combo of heel and sock to wear 🙂


  13. Amber Lena
    Apr 14, 2011 @ 9:18 pm

    GAH! I love it! My ankles are too big to pull it off (although I’ve never tried it). I do have a new pair of chunky sandals that I’m dying to wear but don’t dare go barefoot with our cold April weather so maybe… I snickered at the look away from the camera and look aloof comment.

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  14. laura
    Apr 14, 2011 @ 10:02 pm

    I love the heels with socks look, and though I’ve tried it before, it’s a look I don’t think I can pull off completely like you did!

  15. Laura
    Apr 14, 2011 @ 10:08 pm

    I love this dress! It is so classicly gorgeous. And the heels are beautiful. As for the heels with socks, I really do like the trend and I think you rock it more than most, but I think I prefer your wedge with socks look over this.

  16. Courtney
    Apr 15, 2011 @ 7:43 pm

    Hi! I just found you through FBFF. Hooray for stay at home moms, and ones who love fashion at that! Great dress and I am so impressed that you tried the socks with heels. It looks good!

  17. Austin Girl
    Apr 16, 2011 @ 2:05 pm

    I love this outfit. Simply divine. The socks with wedges are adorable. Where did you get the socks??!! – Austin Girl

  18. Kate
    Apr 17, 2011 @ 11:44 am

    SUPER cute shoes! You totally rock it!