kansas city fashion week.

kansas city fashion week.
fashion week season continues!  two weekends ago, kansas city hosted its own fashion week and i was lucky enough to be invited.  unfortunately i missed out on most of the events since we were traveling back from italy but i am so glad that i was able to catch the last show when we returned.
i was hoping that a skirt i had recently ordered would arrive while we were gone since i had the whole outfit planned around it in my head, so when we came home to an empty mailbox i was scrambling to find something to wear.  oh, and jetlagged.  so i rolled up my sleeves (literally) and reached for my go-to dress.

i know that i have already worn this dress not once, but twice on the blog but i am seriously starting to think that a standout dress is just as important as a little black dress.  i knew i wanted a piece that was loud enough to be noticed but also sophisticated and showed my personal style, so this dress was an easy pick.  sorry to showcase it yet again, but take this as proof that you need a standout dress in your closet if you do not already have one.  some of my favorite choices would be this one, this one and this one.

dress: sheinside // leather jacket: forever 21 // tights: hue // booties: marshalls (love the detail on these) // purse: tory burch (inexpensive) // earrings: etsy (identical) // bracelets: nordstrommichael kors + old navy // nails: essie “mint candy apple” // lips: mac “bold spring”
Now on to the good stuff…
The final runway show featured five designers from the Kansas City area and each was so unique.
below are my highlights from the show…
amazing overall style dress and big crimped hair for sophie hines
i told you i was into jogger pants and i die over the gold flecked hair for kimberly ann
an incredible printed pant and amazing sheer overlay blouse by heidi herrman
incredible body chains and baubles for lb glam
more crimped hair goodness and velour + beaded embellishments by sophie hines
details: leather gloves by kimberly ann and tasseled tweed cape by zohreh zarrabi
Thank you so much to the team at Kansas City Fashion Week for the invitation and to Ulta for the amazing beauty products!  I cannot wait for next season! 🙂

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