For the second installment of Scarlett-inspired fashion, I'm focusing on the dress (and moment) that really made me fall in love with the movie. (Curtains and sewing machine optional.)
That moment was when Scarlett turned green velvet curtains into a fashionable gown that brought out the emerald in her eyes and brought Rhett Butler (hopefully) to his knees. And I can promise you that as a girl of eight, I re-enacted this scene time and time again with my Barbie dolls.
This dress was made to be dressed up---after all, it is what Scarlett wore to Atlanta to catch the eye (and hopefully money) of a certain Mr. Butler. In the first outfit, the focus is on the jacket-like aspect of Scarlett's green gown. A velvet green blazer looks divine over a little black dress. Matching shoes, a satin clutch, and emerald jewelry pull it together for a night out on the town. For the second look, a vintage-inspired dress echoes Scarlett's hourglass silhouette. With green suede pumps, more sparkly emerald accents, and a cute purse you'll be ready for a wedding or cocktail hour. To invoke Scarlett's green glory for a business-casual work environment, dress up a black pencil skirt with a green top and damask clutch. Suede oxford heels call to mind the ladies' booties of eras past.
It's easy to put a more laid-back spin on Scarlett's green fashion. A green sweater, bag, and pair of Pumas are ideal for running errands or going shopping. For class, stay cute and comfy in a green sweater dress, black tights, green flats, and a matching bag. And for a night out or day on the town throw a vibrant chartreuse blazer over a frilly black tank, dark skinnies, and green booties. A lush green scarf completes any of these looks.
Come back tomorrow for the final Scarlett-inspired fashion piece!