i'm so excited to be sharing this post with all of you today!  inspired by the fabulous kelly, this project is an amazing way to let individuals show off their personal style, while also inspiring others to do the same!  so what exactly is The Messy Project...

The Deal:1 Item
5 Girls
5 Different Looks
1 Major Blog Post Day

“I know from my personal styling experience that a lot of people have trouble styling certain items. They may look at a top & instantly think, ‘I can’t wear that…what would I do with that?’ So I wanted to find a fun way to interact with other bloggers incorporating fashion help. Something to convey who we are. To show our style. To put our creative minds to work. To challenge us to step outside of the box. To express our inner fashionista. To show people the different ways to style an item depending on your body type & you. So #TheMessyProject was born.”
-Kelly of MessyDirtyHair

since i'm adding more style posts to the blog, i knew i had to be a part of this...AND it's so popular that  it's already booked until next year!!!  so...i know you're wondering what item we got...
this super cute high-low nude chiffon dress!!

for some reason the minute i saw it i totally thought jungle i went with it...check out my "safari chic" look below...







i loved mixing this feminine and flowy dress with a thick belt and the more casual olive jacket...i know, olive green again...i told you i loved that color!  the fun tribal print heels and the chunky gold rhino necklace were just too perfect for my safari chic look.  and of course to add a little touch more girly girl to the look, i added the daisy mrd band....LOVE!!!

make sure and check out the other girls to see how they styled their dress too!

and of course...

be pretty~melis