Navy version of Angie’s Black Dress Outfit Ideas

Yesterday for church I wore my LND ( Little Navy Dress and a navy open cardi for a topper. It is sort of versions of Angie’s #1 (metallic flats but dress is not tiered) and #4 ( it is a shift dress. Sort of a sack dress but hem is not assymetrical.). The dress is not quite sleeveless. It has small cap grown-on sleeves. Dress and cardi are EF from about 4 years ago. Gold espedrilles are Marc Fisher last year. I chose a bag with gold chain shoulder strap and gold hoop earrings and gold bracelets. I will try to add Finds later from desk top or iPad.

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  • Mirjana replied 9 months ago

    Wow, Joy, you nailed it fantastic. The dress fits you super, gold shoes give the final touch to the outfit. You look gorgeous.

  • Joy replied 9 months ago

    Thank you for the huge confidence boost, Mirjana.

  • Column replied 9 months ago

    Love this on you, Joy! I too am heading toward artful shifts. Mirjana is right; you nailed it!

  • suntiger replied 9 months ago

    Looks good to me! Have you got spring yet?

  • Inge replied 9 months ago

    Perfect! I love the gold accessories and those beautiful gold espadrilles with the navy, Joy.

  • Joy replied 9 months ago

    Suntiger, we have cool spring but not winter. I am more than ready to bring long sleeved and light jackets to the front of the closet. Nights still often are in the 30’sF so a topper of some sort is needed most of the day. I may just run cold post menopause because DH is warm. It is definitely not summer yet.
    Thank you Column and Inge for your kind words.

  • Cardiff girl replied 9 months ago

    Nice dress,the perfect balance between casual and dressy and lovely with the metallic shoes.

  • Katerina replied 9 months ago

    LOVE this outfit! I really like navy and black dresses for summer and your accessories and shoes just took it to the next level of fabulous.
    Dark navy and black suit you so beautifully, Joy.

  • Glory replied 9 months ago

    Wonderful outfit - the dress is perfect on you - very flattering. Love it with the tan bag.

  • Joy replied 9 months ago

    Cardiff Girl, Katerina and Glory, you give me confidence, which is so important. I like a dress that can be dressy, casual or in between.

  • torontogirl replied 9 months ago

    Very elegant; I think I might have to lemming your LND strategy :)

  • Suz replied 9 months ago

    This is very pretty on you, Joy -- I love the substitution of navy. But then, I would, wouldn't I? 

  • shevia replied 9 months ago

    Excellent dress and accessories!

  • Joy replied 9 months ago

    Torontogirl, I can’t wait to see your version of LND.
    Suz, you too. Show us how you do it.
    Thank you , Shevia. I could do the same accessories with a LBD but would like to try my black leather jacket for a topper.

  • kellygirl replied 9 months ago

    Wow, this is beautiful, Joy! You look fantastic! Super modern and stylish!

  • Joy replied 9 months ago

    Kellygirl, I am glad you approve of this outfit. The loose dress is easy to wear and forgiving of lumps and is swishy. I like EF’s lantern shape dress best because it has more structure on its own without a topper.

  • Bijou replied 9 months ago

    Your LND is beautiful on you and the gold shoes and bag really lighten things up. You have made Angie's formula your own.

  • Joy replied 9 months ago

    Thank you, bijou. I admire you style.

  • Liesbeth replied 9 months ago

    Great dress, love the swoosh. You've styled it really well too.

  • Jane replied 9 months ago

    Navy and gold is a beautiful combination! Super shoes and dress.

  • Mainelady replied 9 months ago

    TG wrote exactly what I was thinking. Your outfit looks elegant and the fit is divine. The gold adds a little extra polish and sparkle. I am planning to follow your lead. LND!

  • Jenni NZ replied 9 months ago

    Oh joy, Joy! I especially love the gold accessories. I am a gold lover too, my main metal. I adore the sandals x

  • RobinF replied 9 months ago

    Love it! Especially the gold shoes!

  • DeAnna replied 9 months ago

    You look wonderful!

  • Angie replied 9 months ago


  • taylor replied 9 months ago

    Looking fabulous and elegant ! Those gold espadrilles are really fun !

  • Joy replied 9 months ago

    Thank you all so much. This dress is a favorite. Both dress and shoes were picked out by a shopping friend at different times.

  • bonnie replied 9 months ago

    Super cute dress and the gold shoes add the right touch of sparkle.

  • Joy replied 9 months ago

    Thank you,Bonnie. A little sparkle does wonders.

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