A neutral dress and Christian Siriano

I wore this to work on Tuesday and since it was such a neutral, simple outfit, I added some fun accessories to spice it up! 
That night, I attended Conversations in the Arts, hosted by Columbia College Chicago where Christian Siriano, was speaking. He was the season four winner of Project Runway and has been my favorite designer to emerge from the show because of his talent, design aesthetic and larger than life personality. As cheesy as it sounds, it’s inspirational to see someone so young succeed early on in a career, no matter what industry, but especially the fashion industry. He was a hoot to listen to and I wanted to steal his cute outfit and wear it myself. 
[dress by h&m, wedges by aldo, clutch borrowed from kie&kate, accessories from kie&kate]
Christian Siriano!

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  • Francesca
    April 28, 2011 at 1:08 pm

    I love neutral tones. This outfit is perfect. <3 it!!

  • Between Laundry Days
    April 28, 2011 at 1:29 pm

    You look gorgeous in that dress! I love the bow detail on the back.

  • She is Sara
    April 28, 2011 at 1:52 pm

    Andrea you look so pretty! I love the bow on the back, such a cute detail!

    Saw the cover of the Metro Time and the Derby girls were on it. I thought of you so I had to come by and say hi ๐Ÿ™‚

  • ilene @ muchloveilly
    April 28, 2011 at 2:03 pm

    the bow in the back totally makes this dress! love it, pretty lady!

  • Blond Panther & Louboutin...
    April 28, 2011 at 2:18 pm

    Love the clutch ;D


  • Lindsey A. Turner
    April 28, 2011 at 2:18 pm

    I love this outfit! Your accessories really made this look great! I'm jealous that you got to see Christian! Love him!


  • Rebekah
    April 28, 2011 at 2:23 pm

    Jealous! I love him! I also love your outfit.

  • Robin H.
    April 28, 2011 at 3:04 pm

    You look great as usual. The dress was cute from the front and then even cuter from the back! I love the clutch and accessories as well.

  • Jenmarie
    April 28, 2011 at 4:07 pm

    I love your dress and the accessories totally spice up your look! What an awesome opportunity to see and hear Christian Siriano speak! Lucky girl ๐Ÿ˜‰


  • Priscilla Francine Makeup
    April 28, 2011 at 4:53 pm

    cute bow on the back, sometimes its the details that make the outfit.

    How exciting to listen to Christian Siriano!!

  • turn that frown upside down
    April 28, 2011 at 5:17 pm

    That dress is so adorable! I love the little bow on the back.

    Also, I definitely agree with you about Christian – he's great.


  • Admin
    April 28, 2011 at 8:39 pm

    I really love the dress! H&M has some cute spring dresses right now – especially in the neutral tones.

  • Sara
    April 28, 2011 at 9:17 pm

    love the flowyness of this dress! and yay columbia! that's where i go to school ๐Ÿ™‚


  • KateLainey
    April 28, 2011 at 10:13 pm

    love the muted dress with the little "leaf" like details on it.

    So cool that you got to listen to Christian…I watched that episode of Project Runway; he is such a spunky little guy!

  • emma basilone
    April 28, 2011 at 10:48 pm

    OMG I love Christian! He was so amazing on that show & I love that purse!! Perfect way to spice up neutrals!


  • Chloe
    April 28, 2011 at 10:49 pm

    Love the dress and how you've dressed it up with those gorgeous accessories.

    C x

  • KT
    April 28, 2011 at 11:09 pm

    OK that clutch is AMAZING!!! I'm pretty sure I would love to have your whole bag/clutch/purse collection – or even just half of it. – Katy

  • Sarah
    April 29, 2011 at 12:25 am

    Lovely outfit hun, Im loving nuetrals at the moment ๐Ÿ™‚


  • Caroline
    April 29, 2011 at 1:00 am

    Ahh I'm actually obsessed with Christian Siriano! He's soooo funny. I love that bejeweled clutch!

  • Celia
    April 29, 2011 at 2:10 am

    I don't know if I'm more obsessed with Christian Siriano, or Amy Poehler's version of him. Both are equal parts fantastic.

    Dig the neutrals – I just bought a blush pink dress today and I can't wait to style it!

    Bootnotes: style, music, and other things you won't make money doing.

  • Kate
    April 29, 2011 at 2:43 am

    There are so many gorgeous details happening here! The dress is beautiful, and the bow back just KILLS me, so cute without being fussy! And the accessories here are beautiful! Love this whole look!

  • Mens Clothing Online
    April 29, 2011 at 1:54 pm

    That was a nice sports coat out there..and also those fancy clutches

  • Wangari
    April 29, 2011 at 2:19 pm

    You look so cute in that dress, and I love how you assessorised.

  • Natalya's Closet
    April 29, 2011 at 5:48 pm

    I love the dress, especially the bow on the back! XOXO, http://www.NatalyasCloset.com

  • Christina Ly
    May 1, 2011 at 9:44 pm

    Hi! I love your clutch! I've seriously been dying to find one that I like! The detailing is awesome! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Great blog!

  • Gina Michele
    May 2, 2011 at 1:30 am

    Beautiful dress and I love your clutch!

    โ™ฅ Gina Michele

  • Misha
    May 4, 2011 at 10:07 am

    Cannot get enough of that bedhead of yours! Woman, you've got lovely hair!

  • kelsey
    May 5, 2011 at 1:31 pm

    your hair is so amazing! ๐Ÿ™‚