Hi Everyone,

As the sun shines aren’t we all just itching to get out our lovely summer clothes! The great thing is you can. It’s just a matter of combining things a little differently and adding a layer or two more than you would need in Summer.

How to Wear Off the Shoulder Pre Summer

If you’re also following me in instagram you’ve probably already seen how I styled my black off the shoulder dress. Looking at Paris Street style pictures confirmed that the combination of pink and black works brilliantly.

See here:

Spotted outside Channel in Paris Fashion Week Fall 2017.


… and now how I styled my cute Motto Fashions off the shoulder dress:


The trick is -whilst it may be too cold to walk around revealing shoulders outside, inside it’s generally already warm enough so why not simply throw over a pale pink coat. Wear off the shoulders now and keep warm at the same time!


As the shoes are pink I wouldn’t  team it up with black stockings but leggings would work too as they allow for a gap between end of black legging and where the shoe starts.

The Blue look…

I also have a sweet blue striped off the shoulder dress from Motto Fashions – keeping it all in shades of blue and adding jeans under the dress make this off the shoulder dress perfect for wearing right now!




I added the pink bag to really give the outfit a true Spring feel to it…not to mention it’s my newest souvenir from iblues bought in Milan – eek shhhhh!

Both the black and striped dress are exactly the same cut – can’t wait to take them on Summer vacation as they don’t crush or take up any space at all and you can so easily either dress them up or down.


Jacket – H&M, Trousers – TopShop, Booties – Zara, Dress –  Motto Fashions


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Hi! I’m Yvonne, a 40 something Kiwi, living in Zurich. I love fashion, travel, shopping and food – believing chocolate will cure almost anything! I am also a Mum of a cute teenager (dare I say it).

  1. Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style. The blue dress is awesome despite it is a cold shoulder look. This look is just too cold for Alaska

    1. I feel for you Nicole – whilst I would love to visit Alaska I know it’s one place I would find hard to live in …but you do a great job of coping with the cold!


  2. You say both the pink dress and the striped dress… but you meant the black dress?
    Anyway… I love the blue/green striped dress and you styled it beautifully with jeans, boots, bag, jacket. Very on trend.
    Ps a bit jealous of your lovely bag haha.

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