This turned quickly from an editing session to an orphan recover one I own exactly three dresses I’d wear in fall/winter, not including a couple of occasion dresses including the new Maggie London floral one. I’m going to keep them for one more season to see if I wear them, and if I don’t, I will pass them on in spring. I don’t need them to be workhorses, just not orphans. Here are some new-to-me styling ideas that I like. NOTE: I can’t find my light grey tights that are close to the color of these booties, and used these darker tights instead. Please imagine I'm wearing light grey tights that match the booties.

• Burgundy waffle knit dress. Grey booties & tights, with a pale grey scarf (no find)
• ...same dress with a new darker scarf I just got.
• A denim dress I bought early in the spring of 2018 and have worn exactly once. It’s a bit too “office-y” a which I think is why I don’t wear it, but I love the style and the fit. Worn with grey/black striped turtleneck, grey booties, grey tights.
• ...same dress with sleeves folded down a bit
• I also have grey ottoman knit dress I bought at JCP several years ago in a very classic style with great fit and longevity. I do wear this a few times each season it’s fine and I’m keeping it. Showing the find but no photos of this one.

I could also wear any of them with my black suede buckle booties/black tights, or my black tall boots, although the tall ones need to be replaced - they are not very comfortable and don’t taper in at the top which gives a three musketeers/puss-in-boots vibe that is cute for the movies but not IRL LOL.

What do you think? How else could I style the burgundy and denim dresses in a way that’s casual and modern? All comments most welcome!
• with a long open cardigan? They tend to totally hide my waist and add 20 lbs so not planning on it.
• Maybe with grey/white snakeskin booties? I do NOT own any of these but like the idea, and they would work well for me otherwise too.

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