Versatile Style by Tracey

Date Night- Leather and Lace

Posted on: March 23, 2014

Well, coated jeans actually, but that didn’t sound nearly as edgie…

This outfit very much reflects my love of feminine with an edge looks and I almost wore more sexy caged sandals, but to be painfully honest, I had played around with pastel blue nail polish and was too lazy to change it… 

Linking up with Visible Monday

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I bought this lace tunic top around Christmas time at Ross and gave my dear daughter a duplicate one in white.  It will get a lot of use this Summer, but it’s fun to wear it now when we had a tease of Spring temps…

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Whenever I get the magic formula right,  of an outfit with femininity and a touch of edginess,  I always think and quite often use the phrase Ying/Yang, which is why my very astute husband gifted me with this necklace of mother of pearl and onyx.  It was quite fun to wear it knowing the meaning and connection.

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I think even the leopard print on the purse was yet another touch of edgy to make up for the fact that I didn’t go with the caged sandals, which my dear husband would have preferred.

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My pointed toe pumps are the Comfort plus line from Payless and their name really does fit them…

Dear Readers, I love date nights and the chance to indulge in something fun to wear.  What is your favmorite date night???  

We went to dinner at Fire and Vine and I had a fabulous chicken dish with Truflle Mac and Cheese, which I only ate a few bites of , but it was heavanly…  I would say this restaurant offers a fine dining experience but not a stuffy atmosphere .  Afterwards we went to a late showing of Divergent.  I have to say I really thought it was a great story line and acting and thoroughly enjoyed it..

Gratitude

I am grateful to have a DH who called me Friday afternnon with surprise dinner reservations!  

I am grateful for our bowling on Saturday with our two youngest boys, 18 and 14.  We use to go quite often,but hadn’t gone in a few years..We bowled 3 games and I was actually sore afterwards!!!!

I am grateful that I felt better and began exercising again…

I am grateful that I spent Sunday at a Kids Pallooza art event with a freind and her daughter and my husband and youngest.  

I am grateful that at the event, they had a room of local groups offering Summer Camps and am thrilled that my son is interested in the Triple R Ranch , an overnight weeklong camp….. He will have a wonderful time and it will be the first time away from us…

I am grateful to my DH for cutting up everything for our turkey and green salad dinner night when I had yet another incident of Vertigo (it had gone completely and came back last night, aaagh milder this time…) 

I am grateful that my DH also made me a wonderful Ameretto Sour with fresh squeeze orange juice like they make at Ruth Chris Steakhouse…

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4 Responses to "Date Night- Leather and Lace"

Coated jeans are a great look – and you wear them beautifully! Thanks for sharing with Visible Monday.

Adorable outfit! Love the edgy touches! My favorite date with the hubby is actually a daytime date … a drive somewhere. I always like that feeling that we got away, even if it was only for a couple of hours!

A daytime drive sounds delightful! I use to love car trips when my husband use to travel and we all would go with him..not quite a date, but the kids did fall asleep each in their own seats in our 15 passenger van…

You got the mix just right! Very elegant, with just a little toughness to make it all more interesting! Hope you had a lovely date-night!

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