Grape Expectations

Don't you just love this dress? It is so dramatic and beautiful and... purple. Purple is such a pretty color. It can be soft or bold, depending on what shade you choose to use. Below I have created some beautiful purple looks.

Look One
Grape Expectations

I think this is my favorite look that I have created for this post. I love how soft and feminine it is. The dress is absolutely stunning. I paired this with simple pearl and silver jewelry and black heels, because the centerpiece of this look is the dress.

Across From Me Coat $95 modcloth.com
Crystal Pearl Bow Bangle $21 avalaya.com
Ruffle Effect Dress $43 modcloth.com
4 Pearl Swag Necklace $6 wetseal.com
A Hug and a Kisslock Bag $30 modcloth.com
SEPHORA Just a Little Dangerous $9 sephora.com
Pearl Flower Ring$14 asos.com
Wish You Were Heel $35 modcloth.com

Look Two
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This would be a perfect outfit to wear to work. I love the print skirt and the ruffle details of the top. The strappy heels are gorgeous.

Wool Womens Jacket $37 $30 - tillys.com
Tights for Every Occasion in Art Opening $15 - modcloth.com
Montague top Purple $87 - houseoffraser.co.uk
15" Elastic Waist Metallic Lace Tiered Skirt with Tie $20 - rue21.com
Silver Black Glass Heart Pendant $20 avalaya.com
Strappy Platform Pumps $38 yesstyle.com
Silver Amethyst Pearl Earrings $29 amazon.com
Silver Crown of Hearts Ring $40 fantasyjewelrybox.com
Faux Pearl & Shell Bracelet $15 avalaya.com

Look Three
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This is my ultra casual purple look. I would wear something like this on a long shopping trip or out to have fun with friends. I adore the cardigan, it creates such a beautiful shape, and the cat ring.

Study Date Cardigan $70 - modcloth.com
Chanel $30 izzysbeautyshoppe.com
Fleur di Paris Tee $25 delias.com
Floral Hobo Handbag $25 tillys.com
Marc Jacobs Fantastical Cat Resin Ring $28 zappos.com
Slim straight leg jean $225 farfetch.com
Black Crystal Square Stud Earrings $29 fantasyjewelrybox.com
Black & Zebra Bangle Set $13 wetseal.com
Rebels Korset Flats $20 delias.com

Look Four
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My favorite thing about this look is the cardigan. It is just so cute and simple. I play up the little bit of orange on the cardigan by adding orange accessories. I could see myself wearing this out with friends. Although I believe I would add some tights or socks to help fight the cold.

Blackberry Bouquet Cardigan $74 - modcloth.com
Ruffled Flat Shoes $18 target.com
Cutie pink smock dress $47 dorothyperkins.com
Wide Yellow Wooden Bangle $12 avalaya.com
Kenneth Jay Lane $40 net-a-porter.com
Mod Retro Vintage Earrings $12 modcloth.com
Margaux large PU tote bag $61 houseoffraser.co.uk

Random Purple

I love all of these random purple items, but my absolute favorites would have to be the beautiful print dress and the feathery hair clip.

A Light Drizzle Dress $54 modcloth.com
Doe Deere Heel $40 modcloth.com
Amethyst Aspirations Heel $35 modcloth.com
Plum Panache Skirt $60 modcloth.com
Over and Over Top $35 modcloth.com
Sequin Feather Purple Clip $27 monsoon.co.uk
Crystal Heart Hinged Bangle $17 avalaya.com
Purple suedette clutch bag $16 dorothyperkins.com
Purple leather crossbody bag $44 dorothyperkins.com
Cocktail Ring $11 avalaya.com

Purple is a color that looks good when paired with so many other colors. I believe it looks great with denim, black, gray, yellow, pink, and orange, which is my favorite pairing. What colors do you pair purple with?


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  1. Oohh!!! The combo w/orange & gold toned pieces is my favorite!

  2. That dress is elegant and dramatic, I really like it.:D

    These sets are fun, my favorite would have to be the 1st one!:D

    ***** Marie *****

  3. I pair Purple with black, white and pink.


  4. I do love that dress very very much!!

  5. i'm lovin the purple!
    and i want that blackberry sweater! so pretty!

  6. Oh ilove the first dress; whos e the designer!

  7. I love at inspiration photo!
    I wanted to know if you girls got the head bands?! Would you send me a photo wearing them for my blog? Let me know !! Camille

  8. I LOVE purple! woohoo! I love the first dress, its gorgeous.
    I like how you paired the purple with orange, the bag there is soo cute, and the crossbody in the last picture.

  9. one of my most fave colors, specially for fall.


  10. Omgosh, I was SOO HAPPY when I saw this! Purple is my absolute favorite :)

    xo, gina

  11. Loveee Chanel nailpolish! Great pick.



  12. I love look # 2 and 4. I am bookmarking this one.


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