March 12, 2014 - Easy Outfits, I Feel Pretty, Style

I Feel Pretty | Moroccan Dreaming

Happy spring break to those of you that are enjoying it this week!  If you missed Monday’s post, I’m taking a few days off to spend with the kids. Although I won’t be answering comments, the I Feel Pretty link party is still a go.

We’ve had a few days of spring-like weather here this week.  Of course, they’re just a total tease as the temperatures dropped back down today.  Oh well, it was fun while it lasted.

Today, I’m dreaming of spring in this Moroccan Dreams dress from Simple Southern Style.  I’m kind of obsessed with Moroccan patterns and the color orange, so a piece that combines both is pretty close to perfect.  This dress is really versatile and would look just as cute with a pair of embellished flat sandals for a dressed down look.

One of the things I miss most about no longer working in an office is not getting to dress up.  Our church is even pretty casual.  That’s why I love styling pieces that let me get gussied up for the blog.  But I could definitely wear this outfit in real life for Easter, a spring wedding or a graduation.




orange-dress-accessories [Clutch:  c/o Wink & Winn/Bracelet:  c/o C. Wonder/Watch:  Michael Kors/Necklace:  c/o Kendra Scott]

orange-dress-leopard-clutch-half [Dress:  c/o Simple Southern Style/Shoes:  Jessica Simpson/Clutch:  c/o Wink & Winn/Bracelet:  c/o C. Wonder/Watch:  Michael Kors/Necklace:  c/o Kendra Scott]


It’s the day of the week at GYPO where we celebrate what makes us feel pretty. Whether it’s a new outfit, hairstyle, or makeup, the I Feel Pretty link up is about anything and everything that makes your life prettier. Even if you’re not a blogger, you can still play along. Just tell us what made you feel pretty this week in the comments!

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  • Morgan

    This is a beautiful dress, I love the color! It looks fabulous on you. We’re actually going to Morocco for our Spring Break next month. :)

  • Charnele

    I absolutely love the pattern on this dress! And the leopard print is such a nice touch !

  • Tammy

    That dress is beyond beautiful !! The color is fabulous….
    You look great in it :)

  • Kaitlin

    This dress is so cute! I love the bright color and the pattern. Enjoy your spring break!


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  • Cynthia @ My Rose Colored Shades

    That color looks great on you! Love the pattern. Thanks for hosting and enjoy your break.

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  • Sheaffer

    You look GREAT in orange! Soooo pretty in that dress!

  • Rachelle

    Love the print of that dress and orange looks amazing on you.

  • Shay Shull

    I love you in orange! Such a gorgeous color on you!

  • Susan Jeffries

    Gorgeous dress Alison! I hope you are enjoying your time with your kiddos! Susan

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  • Cheryn @ INSPIREDbyCher

    Love it! I love all things Moroccan and this really suits you too. Really like how you teamed this with the leopard clutch too – genius :-)

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  • Mrs C

    Alison, you can always rock this dress on your next date night with Mr.. it’s too pretty not to wear it or even wait for a wedding /graduation! the color is gorgeous and suits your extremely well :)

    From Dubai with xxx
    Mrs Jack Of All trades

  • Nancy

    I love the dress and color – it looks great on you! Can you share what color finger nail polish you have on?

  • susan

    SO pretty in orange! xox

  • Red Tag Chic Los Angeles

    Oh my you are looking so flawless again from head to toe Alison. I will always be a fan of a tunic dress….it’s so versatile & can look so sexy!!


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  • Ashley

    I LOVE this color on you; so bright and happy!
    It was super warm yesterday in KC, and today it’s chilly again. But only for a day- supposed to bounce back into the 60’s tomorrow. I’m so ready for spring, I can hardly stand it! :)


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  • Patrice Barlow

    This is one of my favorite outfits I have seen on you to date…you look gorgeous! Everything about this is perfect:)

    Patrice @

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  • Willfully Elegant

    Alison, I am obsessing over the color, the print and how gorgeous you look in that dress!!! Thanks for hosting the link up…

  • Cous Cous and Cork Wedges

    You look totally stunning in that dress Alison! I love it! <3 Ax

  • Happiness at Mid Life

    I always like orange on you. I really like the subtle pattern mixing with the leopard clutch.


  • Rachel

    Orange always looks good on you!
    Love the pattern! It looks nice paired with leopard print :)

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  • Ginnie

    What a fun dress! I love the pattern and how you paired it with the leopard clutch!

  • gabby

    this dress is perfect w/the leopard clutch. love love love!!


  • Megan

    I LOVE the dress, it looks fabulous on you! As usual:)

  • Sarah C

    That dress looks GREAT on you! Can I say you have great legs without sounding creepy? no? Well I’ll say it anyways. Love the outfit, and the clutch you chose, works perfect!

  • Vanessa

    Love the dress! What a great color on you Alison!

    Hope you have a wonderful Spring Break!

  • Rachel

    This color is so pretty on you!

  • Laura

    What a pretty dress! I love the color on you!

  • Sofia

    What a great dress…. the color and print are fantastic.

    Have a wonderful day.

  • Tiffany (A Touch of Grace)

    I love that dress! You look gorgeous! You are right, perfect for Easter or a spring dinner date.

  • Abby

    You look so pretty! You’re right, this would be the perfect Easter dress because the orange is so cheery. :)

    xo Always, Abby

  • Jess

    I really like your dress I am a redhead, and I go for oranges and corals. I love the white with the orange on you it looks beautiful. I will come back here again!. First time, thank you for hosting the link up as well.

  • Sarah @ Tucker Up

    This is the perfect teacher dress! I love it! Now, we just need the spring weather back so we can wear our dresses!

  • Amy Ann

    Love your leopard clutch with this dress!!

    Amy Ann @

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  • Stephanie

    Beautiful dress! Enjoy your week! It’s important to take breaks sometimes and just enjoy!!!

  • Annette

    This dress is so beautiful, Alison, I love the prints as well as the colour!
    Why not dressing it down with flats? It would be a shame to only wear it for special occasions.
    Enjoy your time off!

    Annette | Lady of Style

  • mcarswell

    Love the dress. It would be perfect for a baby shower brunch in early May. I’m going to check it out. You look amazing BTW. Yes, when you get a chance, I also need to know the nail polish color for this one too. Thx.

  • KC Saling

    There’s nothing quite so happy as bright orange! I love that dress – you look beautiful as always!

  • Tracy M

    You look absolutely beautiful in that dress. It’s the perfect fit and color for you. And I love that Kendra Scott necklace. I’ve been thinking about getting one for myself.

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  • Whitney

    Love the dress and the clutch! Enjoy your time with your kids…xo!


  • Angie from

    Enjoy your break and good for you for taking one! The Spring is about renewal and sometimes you just need a break to be able to start fresh. That dress is stunning…but not as stunning as your legs!!!

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  • Bailey

    You look gorgeous in this dress! Love that pattern!

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  • heidi

    Love the colour on your, and the pattern is darling!

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  • Jen @ Librarian for Life and Style

    Absolutely lovely! The color and print of that dress is fantastic and so ready for spring! :)

  • Jessi

    I love an excuse to get dressed up too! That color looks SO good on you and I love the Moroccan print!


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  • Amanda

    Love the print paired with leopard– orange is a great color on you! Enjoy your weekend, Alison :)

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  • ADA

    This dress is gorgeous, so cool that you got it c/o. Love the color and pattern and how you styled it with the pretty jewels. I would wear it to those things you mentioned, exactly. =)

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