Like you, I enjoy finding a great brand at a bargain price. Eileen Fisher is one of those brands that I love for its simplicity, natural fabrics, and good construction. I usually stalk their pieces on sales or on eBay but this knit number fell right into my lap – literally – while sorting clothes at the Thrift. (We do pay for the clothes we take home, so there’s no shorting the charity!)
Always room in my closet for a simple knit dress:
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This navy cotton knit dress is soft, easy to wear, and has enough personality to stand on its own, with flat sandals and red lipstick. But today I tried out a few new looks. The bulky faux pearls (similar) plus arty pendant (sim) make the dress ready for dinner out with friends. Strip the jewelry, and add a simple shell-and-fabric belt (sim), and it’s got a go-anywhere, even ride-your-bike vibe.
The fun of thrifting – it never gets old.
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I love the simple Grecian look to this dress, Patti and the colour rocks.
I don’t know the label but you can tell it’s posh! xxx
ooo Patti, that is a pretty dress. For a moment I thought you were going to keep on stylin’ that beauty one after another ala Mel. I’m sure it has endless possibilities.
How nice of this dress to fall right into your lap! I wouldn’t mind at all if some day such a stunning beauty falls into mine. 🙂 Love the way you accessorized with two necklaces! Really pretty.
That blue is just so vibrant and although I love the chunky pearls with it and love that belt even more as it’s just so unusual.
Jersey dresses are the best. I remember reading a story about Bruce Oldfield and how his jersey dresses were always bestsellers, season after season. And yet they never once walked the runway. Many people don’t realise that there is one very important collection from every single designer, that most of us do not see but purchase from, and that is the Commercial Collections. It’s easy to see why jersey dresses form the backbone (almost) of these lines 🙂 xoxo
This colour really suits you Patti. And those little tweaks and different accessories really do change up the look of such a simple piece – such clever styling! Thanks for the linkup party x
I agree on Eileen Fisher stuff. Very nice. That dress looks so comfortable and I love the color. I also really like how you added those two different necklaces. An interesting combination that works nicely.
I love knit dresses, they´re just so comfy. You look fresh in this blue number, Patti! 🙂
I have one Eileen Fisher oversized top from the thrift shop – the fabric is sinfully luxurious. I can see why you love this dress. You show how easy it is to wear many different ways and stay cool. Thanks for the linkup, Patti!
Wow, such a difference accessories make! I like with the low-slung belt and dolman sleeves of the dress, the look has a slight medieval vibe, like a modern Guinevere. 🙂
This dress makes you gorgeous!
Love that dress, especially with the belt! 🙂
I love a dress that you can throw on and get out the door 🙂 Plus, love the royal blue color !!
Funny Patti, my mom was just visiting and we were talking about Eileen Fisher as my mom has this amazing coat by her! Love this rich blue on you and I could stare at those sandals for awhile. Love the design! Great addition of color wit the belt! Looking lovely!
That dress looks amazing on you. Love your chosen accessories too!
This dress was a great pick, it’s adorable and very versatile, plus love the color on you ! Kisses and thanks for hosting the linkup !
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Fabulous find, Patti! I do love a great thrift find. They always become my favorite pieces especially because I love saying “Oh I thrifted this amazing piece!”
Wow this is a huge find – lovely dress!
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I so fall in love with simple dresses when I see them and totally rock them all year round. But I constantly try to stop myself from adding more than I need. Nice find!
Great dress and love bot ways you’ve styled it.
Thank you for hosting and hope you are having a fab week!
Hope to see you Thursday for TBT Fashion link up.
Love this classic dress, it looks great on you! Thanks for hosting Patti:)
Great dress – I love the color on you! How wonderful that it fell into your lap! And it looks great with the necklaces as well as with the belt!
Thanks for the linkup & have a wonderful week!
Wow, what a find! It’s a perfect color and style on you! Hooray for thrift shop bargains!
I’ve never even tried Eileen Fischer’s stuff…but I can see how it’d be so versatile!
I think this is a new trend we should start—the LBD (little blue dress)—the color is so great on you!
It is a beautiful dress and you look fabulous wearing it. What a lucky find for you. Thanks for hosting and starting out the week with the reminder to be visible.
That is such a versatile dress!! It looks great on you!
Yes, this color is amazing on you, Patti. A great thrift find!
Oooh! What a find! You’re scoring big time lately!
I’m not a fan of Eileen Fisher, but this I like.
That colour is gorgeous. It brings out the cool tones in your hair.
That’s a great find, Patti, and that blue is definitely YOUR color!
Dang, I was trying to add another image but it won’t let me use the same URL. Anyways, pfft, the leopard will have to do -I’m sure you don’t need a picture of my tattoo on your blog, Patti! 🙂 Thank you so much for hosting!
Looking lovely in this rich blue! Gotta love those comfy dresses!
I sell a lot of Eileen Fisher, but have never worn it. I’ll have to keep my next find for myself!
I love the dress worn with the double necklace, Patti – that’s a fantastic idea, must remember that!!
Thank you for hosting, have yourself a great week 🙂
What a fabulous dress Patty. The colour and shape are lovely. Wonderful too that it supports the charity. Thank you for hosting the link xxxx
You always look good in blue. But I may be a bit biased, it’s also one of my favourite colours…
That color is fabulous on you and I am getting your hair in
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I love this color on you, Patti! And I would love to find some Eileen Fisher in thrift…great find. Thanks for the link up too!