Southern Belle in Training

Fashion, Travel & Lifestyle Blog || Est. 2012 || Virginia Beach, VA

February 1, 2016

Twist on a Turtleneck Dress.

Dress: Macy's {old, similar here} // Boots: Charlotte Russe // Sunglasses: {old} // Purse: Michael Kors // Necklace: Kohl's {old, similar here} // Bracelets: c/o Taudrey, {old} // Watch: Kate Spade // Ring: Charming Charlie // Lips: Maybelline ColorSensational Lipstick in Lust for Blush

     This is the outfit that I wore for the Her Campus Blogger Network's January North Carolina meet-up! (I am the North Carolina Regional Chair for the HCBN so I got to plan the meet-up, but I'll be sharing more details about that on the blog later this week!) We all met in Greensboro, and afterwards I spent a couple more hours with my blogger bestie Cara from Caralina Style. She took me to this beautiful mural in downtown Greensboro where we did blog photos- I still can't get over the vibrant colors that make up this amazing piece of art! 

     I've had this turtleneck dress for several years now, but it is a timeless and feminine piece that I can still wear season after season. Classic fashion items like this are great to invest in! To give it a more edgy twist that's perfect for the 2016 winter season, I added in one of my favorite new trendy items, my OTK boots! I was so happy that the weather was quite mild on the day of the blogger meet-up... but you can see that there is still some melting snow in these pictures! North Carolina's weather has truly been all over the place so far this season. 

     I planned an HCBN meet-up in Greensboro around this time last year as well. You can check out some outfit posts that I shot with Cara (and my blog bestie Gina from Gina Alyse) here, here and here

     Despite a busy week coming up in school, I have lots of blog posts planned for this week, so stay tuned!

     xoxo Miss ALK




  1. I'm so glad y'all had a great time at the meet-up! I hope to go to the one in March! This dress is adorable! I love the flare at the bottom!

     Mikayla | A Seersucker State of Mind.

  2. I absolutely love this dress!
    I wish I lived in NC so I could attend a meetup with all of y'all
    You're the cutest, A.

    xoxo, Jenny

  3. omg love!!! that's so fun you have meet ups. I haven't seen if we have a regional HCBN for Texas. Need to look into that

  4. How fun that you got to plan the meet-up! You pull off this look so well!! I'm obsessed with the colorful wall behind you too! :)

  5. Ah that's so fun that you get to plan and attend the meet ups — such a great opportunity!
    Kayla || Keynotes from Kay

  6. I am so obsessed with that dress, it is seriously SO adorable! The blogger meetup sounds like so much fun, I love her campus!

  7. What a cute outfit! I love doing blogger meet ups and hanging out with other blogger babes!

  8. Such a gorgeous color on you! Love the drop waits.

  9. That sounds like such a fun meetup. And is #WallGoals a thing?!

  10. I love how the bottom of your dress flares out! It's so cute and a little different from your typical turtleneck dress.

    All the Best,
    Allison |

  11. Loving that bag and the flare on the bottom of the dress – so fun!

    XO, Oksana from

  12. I think I need to steal your bag! Love!

  13. That bag is so cute! Such a classic staple.

  14. This dress is so cute! So neat that you got to go to the Her Campus Blogger Network meet-up.

    Amanda ||

  15. I LOVE those boots, like I seriously can't get enough of them. They pair so stinkin' well with that dress too :)

    xoxo, SS

    The Southern Stylista

  16. That dress is so cook.. love burgundy!
    Miss Olivia Says

  17. I really like this look perfect in every particular
    I love your style and your blog too.
    Visit mine if you want
    many kisses

  18. I love timeless pieces that you can always come back to! This dress and this purse qualify for sure!


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