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One thing I’ve completely underestimated for, well, far too long? A classic, comfy dress. I knew this Hatley dress from Rich Girl Rags would be cute simply from the online photo, but I didn’t realize how much I would end up loving it, and wearing it, immediately! Since I’m a shortie, I hemmed mine up a few inches. The result has been a closet staple I can’t take off. Just the other day, I paired it with Tory flats this leopard scarf for church. Y’all, you’re gonna need to intervene to keep me from sporting it daily! And here’s some fun news, take 20% off your purchase at Rich Girl Rags today with the code lonestar20!

P.S. I haven’t stopped listening to Lady Antebellum’s new CD, 747, all weekend! I impulse bought the actual, hard CD while ordering a PSL at Starbucks this weekend, and couldn’t be more happy I did! One of the tracks, “Lie With Me,” (6:12 in the video I linked) is giving me continual chills. Check it out and let me know what you think!

Love from Texas,

Kate

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12 Comments

  1. Courtney said:

    Love your outfit! You styled that dress perfectly for fall and I love your boots :)

    champagneandcitylights.com

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  2. Ellen said:

    I love your dress. You styled it for fall so well. Gorgeous. These photos make me wish I had a pair of Tory Burch riding boots!

    Ellen | A Pop of Pink

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  3. Colleen said:

    This dress needs to be in my closet, immediately! Also, Lady A’s album is SO GOOD.

    xx colleen
    http://www.pleatherandsparkles.blogspot.com

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  4. So cute! I love the pops of leather! Genius!!

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  5. Katie said:

    Love the dress! Does it run large or small?

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    • A Lonestar State of Southern said:

      Thanks Katie!! I’d say a tad big – I am 5’2″ and ordered an XS, and still needed to hem! The material is so flattering, so I’d recommend sizing down one.

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  6. You are so beautiful! I was debating about getting this dress and think now I will after seeing how cute it is! :)

    Lauren | boston belle

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  7. Zelle said:

    Absolutely love this look! And those Tory boots are perfect.
    xo Southern Style

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  8. Emily said:

    This outfit is perfection is my book! The perfect look for fall and you’re wearing well, girl!

    Emily at Style Cubby

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  9. I have a similar dress and it’s definitely my go to! Love the boots + vest! Perfect for fall!

    xo maddie
    http://themichiganprep.blogspot.com/

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  10. davisbe said:

    Great outfit. LOVE the TB Marlene boots. I have the same ones in black.
    http://davisbe.wordpress.com/2014/09/26/statement-boots/

    Bri

    Published 10.12.14 · Reply
  11. Heidi D. said:

    Love this fall look! Those boots are gorgeous.

    Heidi D.
    http://www.wishesandreality.com

    Published 10.12.14 · Reply