Art School Girl









[dress: c/o apart style / skirt + tights: h&m / shoes: oaknyc / belt: vintage / glasses: c/o warby parker]

This weekend I spent most of my time out and about enjoying the city. I wanted to get dressed up for a day on the town so I reached for this new patterned dress, which happens to be called the Art School Dress. Figures because I AM an art school girl 😉 And yes! It’s a dress, cleverly tucked under my skirt. Never underestimate the power of a strong shoulder to add a little sass to your step. The silk texture was fun next to the toughness of the faux leather skirt.

I headed to the Reading Terminal Market for a bite to eat and some food shopping with friends. My life most definitely rotates around food. Something that can bring people together to just be relaxed, enjoy the company, and stuff our faces with goodness. Dinner party anyone?? Lol. Hope everyone is having a great week! Half way through guys. Good work! xo

  • April 6, 2011 - 10:23 am

    Morgan_Lua - OH hey fish belt! Glad I get to see you wearing it! Seems like forever ago I found that cutie on Etsy.
    I need to go to Reading Terminal Market next time I’m in Philly. Food!


  • April 6, 2011 - 10:36 am

    Gabby / Gypsy*Diaries - Ahhhhh Kim! This outfit is frikin cool! The tights, the shouldsers, the leather skirt… love love love from head to toe!

  • April 6, 2011 - 10:37 am

    steffy - yes, halfway through is right. phew! i love this skirt, and i love it with that top you have on. your hair looks fab the way you have it done! i wish i lived near an h & m, you are lucky 🙂

    <3 steffy
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  • April 6, 2011 - 10:56 am

    I Don't Wear Jeans - “Art School Girl” is so COOL! LOVE the leather skirt! You have sensational style!

  • April 6, 2011 - 11:09 am

    April - Girl, you really know how to work the camera! Love the color palette and the fish detail in the belt!ReplyCancel

  • April 6, 2011 - 11:11 am

    Plami - Oh my god such a beautiful outfit!!!! I am speechless! You look absolutely gorgeous!


  • April 6, 2011 - 12:37 pm

    Alicia - I love these streets you’re always on! So quaint…and Europe-esque. Also love the leather mid-length skirt!! You’re so cute!ReplyCancel

  • April 6, 2011 - 12:47 pm

    Absolutely Mrs. K - Wow what an outfit, that blouse, what an extraordinary phenomenal blouse. That print and the shoulders…. The leather skirt looks smashing. so hard to wear a leather skirt, very tricky. The gold funny belt makes it impeccable. The finishing touchReplyCancel

  • April 6, 2011 - 2:00 pm

    Meesh - Damn that’s a gorgeous dress. Love this whole look.ReplyCancel

  • April 6, 2011 - 2:40 pm

    Miyan - really love the puff sleeve of the dress and the pattern. and how you cleverly tucked it into your skirt.

    you look fab!



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    Natalya - Hey Kim! Thanks for emailing me back! I’m so happy to hear you’re still blogging and have a new URL!! And now I’ll be following you here (and catching up on all your posts I missed!) Lots of love – XOXO, http://www.NatalyasCloset.comReplyCancel

  • April 6, 2011 - 7:30 pm

    The Bohemienne - Fabulous blouse! And congrats on the Lucky feature.

  • April 6, 2011 - 7:40 pm

    sterling style - looking so fierce my friend!! Love it!ReplyCancel

  • April 6, 2011 - 7:40 pm

    SweetLaundry - This dress (as a top) is AWESOME. I didn’t even know it was a dress until you mentioned it. I can’t wait to see how you style the dress on it’s own, but it looks great with this leather skirt. And the side bun is PERFECTION.ReplyCancel

  • April 6, 2011 - 7:52 pm

    Bellesme - Awesome! You can really rock the (midi?) skirts! LOVe it!

  • April 6, 2011 - 8:13 pm

    christi - Oooh nice tights! (especially with the pink lipstick!) the perfect shade of rust… i cant pull those off or it looks like my legs are sunburnt… :/


  • April 6, 2011 - 8:53 pm

    Andrea K - You look so amazing! I love how you styled the dress with the skirt! So ladylike but edgy at the same time! Miss youuuu!ReplyCancel

  • April 7, 2011 - 12:31 am

    TwoforTea - Hugely a fan of this outfit. Gosh, it looks runway! What an awesome edge leather makes to a vintage skirt, especially paired with that structured blouse.

    <3 Cambria

  • April 7, 2011 - 6:43 am

    MG - I love that dress!ReplyCancel

  • April 7, 2011 - 8:42 am

    Monique Zuman - That black skirt is really pretty!!

    Monique xx


  • April 7, 2011 - 9:38 am

    Arushi Khosla - Ohmygod, adorable as usual! Love the skirt. I need to get myself a voluminous one- maybe a jade green? Your hair is always so perfect, I’m endlessly jealous.

    I’m coming to NYC in June, would love to meet up! Let me know if you’d be up to it.ReplyCancel

  • April 7, 2011 - 11:06 am

    Amy - Love the leather midi! Great outfit!!


  • April 7, 2011 - 6:57 pm

    megannielsen - wow. i love this. you are killing it girl!!! That skirt is just so to die forReplyCancel

  • April 7, 2011 - 9:52 pm

    CessOviedo - Love the dramatic proportions of the skirt and blouse you look like a million bucks, fish belt was just cherry on top, keeping hair simple was just perfect!

    Cess O. <3
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  • April 8, 2011 - 8:12 am

    Conny - I need that kind of confidence for my pictures, sometimes i just don’t know what to do! haha. Love your glasses so much!ReplyCancel

  • April 8, 2011 - 9:17 am

    Nuha - I absolutely love this outfit! I’ve been eyeing that skirt for a while now…too bad we dont have H&M here 🙁ReplyCancel

  • April 9, 2011 - 7:35 am

    Taa - Fantastic hair style

    Great shoes

    I am happy I found your blog

    I am just beginner blogger 🙂

  • April 10, 2011 - 10:38 am

    carla - I adore the outfit! 🙂 I’m totally into the puffy sleeves!ReplyCancel

  • April 11, 2011 - 10:53 am

    coolkidscantdie - That fish belt is the best!


  • April 12, 2011 - 12:58 pm

    Angela - Stunning outfit and photos!ReplyCancel

  • May 12, 2011 - 11:40 am

    Fashion Bombay - Love the entire look. Very elite 🙂

    — Lots of love from India
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  • May 12, 2011 - 8:49 pm

    Amy Rowan - I approve! 😉ReplyCancel

  • May 16, 2011 - 7:33 am

    Gussied Up | eat.sleep.wear. - […] gussied up for this wedding and I knew this silk dress would be perfect. I have worn this before here, and was excited to wear it in all its dress glory. Hope everyone had a relaxing […]ReplyCancel

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