Feelings of Fate

When I saw this lone dress at Ann Taylor, I knew she was coming home with me. She was an online-exclusive color returned to the store and she was my size. Not to mention, army green is my absolute favorite color to wear. Meant to be? I think yes!

This dress is perfect for the summer (breezy & billowy), but the color and length will take me into fall, too. I picture it with tights, booties, and a blazer!

Ann Taylor Dress | Zara Sandals | J.Crew Belt | Michael Kors Watch | Bauble Bar Necklace | Urban Outfitters Sunglasses | gifted Derng Bracelet | Stella & Dot Bangle | Bauble Bar Bracelet | Urban Outfitters Midi Rings | Bauble Bar @ Midi Ring | Essie ‘Tart Deco’

Photos: Hallie Wilson

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  1. 8.12.13
    Jenna commented:

    Sounds like the wardrobe planets were aligned and in your favor – it’s the best when that happens! Love your layered necklaces and the pop of leopard!

    -Jenna
    Clothed in Confetti

  2. 8.12.13
    Kileen commented:

    Beautiful outfit! I love the hi/low hem of the dress and army green is definitely your color.

    cute & little

  3. 8.12.13
    Tara commented:

    I love it when that happens! The dress looks great on you!

  4. 8.12.13
    Kimberly commented:

    This color looks so amazing on you – love the leopard belt you added & those gold rings!

    http://www.pennypincherfashion.com

  5. 8.12.13
    meg commented:

    Love the dress and the layer jewelry!

    http://happinessiscreating.com/

  6. 8.12.13
    toniegirl commented:

    love the high-low dress and the midi-rings are fantastic!

  7. 8.12.13
    Kayla commented:

    So beautiful! Loving all your jewels with this!! : )

    Kayla
    http://www.lovelucygirl.com

  8. 8.12.13
    alyson commented:

    This is totally gorgeous! man, what a find. I love army green, too, and this dress is such a good transitional piece. Need that necklace.

    alyson
    http://www.theaveragegirlsguide.com

  9. 8.12.13
    Chelsea commented:

    This dress looks amazing on you Jessica and I LOVE the leopard belt!

    xoxo,
    Chelsea & The City

  10. 8.12.13
    Hallie Wilson commented:

    I like the name of this post… 🙂

    Miss you and can’t wait to see you this week! Celebratory libations are in order!

  11. 8.12.13
    Brooke commented:

    Beautiful! I really love this color for fall, so it will transition so nicely!

  12. 8.12.13

    I love to wear army green too! Glad you found her…looks fab on you! =)

    XOXO, Jenn
    The Stylish Housewife

  13. 8.12.13
    Jessica commented:

    You look so great in that dress!! You really had to buy it. And it would be amazing with boots and a jacket for fall!

  14. 8.12.13
    Olivia commented:

    Don’t you love when that happens? It definitely feels like fashion fate. I love this dress and the leopard belt you paired with it! This will be such a great piece to transition into fall!

  15. 8.12.13
    Agi commented:

    Gorgeous dress and it was definitely mean’t to be.
    Agi:)

    vodkainfusedlemonade.com

  16. 8.12.13
    Lauren commented:

    I just saw a super-similar dress at Macy’s over the weekend and was regretting that I didn’t try it on. I might have to check out this alternative!

  17. 8.12.13

    Super cute! I love the army green with the leopard print (would look great with that KS bag!) and the hi-low is just perfect.

    Rebecca {at} Preppy Panache

  18. 8.12.13
    Katie commented:

    Definitely meant to be! Love the color and all the beautiful accessories.

    Katie :: http://www.classicwithatwist.me

  19. 8.12.13
    Carly commented:

    You are too right about this being the perfect transition piece

    Oh and I NEED the necklace. Funny how I don’t love it on the site but LOVE LOVE LOVE it on you!

    xo
    http://www.carlyonqueue.com

  20. 8.12.13
    Rachelle commented:

    Gorgeous dress indeed and love that you added a leopard belt.

    xo
    http://pinksole.com

  21. 8.12.13
    Sequin Doll commented:

    I love when that happens! Sometimes I’ll even grab it if it’s not quite the right size and think meh, I can make it work ha.

    http://www.sequindoll.com

  22. 8.12.13
    Tiffany commented:

    Looks great! I bought the black one and now kinda wish I got this one too. Loved seeing how you styled it, thinking I am going to need to wear mine out this weekend 🙂

  23. 8.12.13
    Nikki commented:

    Fashion fate should never be denied. This dress is adorable and looks great on you! Love the way you styled it, and it will be great for fall too!

    Nikki
    thefashionablewife.com

  24. 8.12.13
    Alex Gens | Bronzed Sundaze commented:

    That happened with a LOFT jumpsuit! Love this outfit

    XO Alex

  25. 8.12.13
    Code Overdressed commented:

    What a unique dress, love the length and color! Accessories are perfection!

    Cee. ♥
    Code Overdressed

  26. 8.12.13
    Shira commented:

    The dress is beautiful but I love even more how you styled it with the leopard belt and the amazing jewels! Gorgeous!

    http://asequinloveaffair.com

  27. 8.13.13
    Paige commented:

    Love all your knuckle rings!!

  28. 8.13.13
    Luci's Morsels commented:

    Oh my gosh. How beautiful is this dress??!? Well the whole outfit really. I love the dress (color and silhouette), but I really love how you styled it with the layered baubles and leopard belt. I think this might be one of my favorite outfits!

    Luci’s Morsels – fashion. food. frivolity.

  29. 8.13.13
    viv commented:
  30. 8.13.13
    anna commented:

    Beautiful and sexy , you look amazing 😀

    http://www.gloria-agostina.com

    http://www.facebook.com/GloriaAgostina

  31. 8.13.13
    Tiffany Elam commented:

    Cute dress!

    xo,
    Tiffany
    http://shoeschampagne.blogspot.com

  32. 8.13.13
    Emily Lunstrtoth commented:

    love all of the neutral accents!

  33. 8.13.13
    Rose commented:

    That dress kind of reminds me of the Otte Ellen dress, and your hair looks fantastic here. I’m going to start taking cues from you and actually do mine sometime, haha!

  34. 8.13.13
    Kelly commented:

    You’re midi rings are so great! And I love how you’ve styled them with the dark green dress. Such a great transitional color from summer into fall.

  35. 11.12.13
    Amy commented:

    Loved how this dress looked and ended up buying it a while ago, but now I’m having a hard time making it work for fall. I don’t think the high-low trend stood the test of time 🙁 I wonder if I should hem it to an even length.