I pulled this dress out of the back of my closet last week when I had the idea to pair it with a long cardigan. Although the light fabric and flowery print are more Spring-like, tights and boots made it work for the colder temperatures. I love the look of the feminine ruffles of the dress contrasted with my military-style boots! The sweater’s belt gave my waist a little definition too.

This dress is a few years old, but I’m pretty sure I remember picking it up in the Junior’s department. A great thing about being petite is that Junior dresses are usually still a good length. As long as you’re careful to find an age appropriate pattern or color scheme, and flattering style, it can really expand your options.

Winter Layers

Winter Layers


Parka: Gap, Sweater: Gap (similar), Dress: Fire (similar, similar), Navy tights, Boots: White Mountain via DSW, Bag (hiding in the corner): Rebecca Minkoff