Colourful Stripes

Stripped ASOS dress, stripes, Toronto Style blogger



Challenges will come when things get hard but that does not always mean that you’re doing something wrong. Often it’s a sign that you are doing something right. Turn obstacles and challenges into your own successes. 

These last few years have been full of challenges and obstacles for me. However, when I was  growing up I was taught at a young age that no matter  what the obstacle is, you can overcome it if you work hard and pray. So, those words have always stuck to me anytime I was going through a hard time. 
I get a lot of people asking me how I juggle a demanding graduate program, a part time job, blogging and a personal business. I usually will answer by saying “if you are motivated enough, you shall find your own way”. 

Stripped ASOS dress, stripes, Toronto Style blogger



This “wiggle ASOS dress” was from two seasons ago. I was blessed enough to snag it from a friend who still had it in it’s original packaging.  The shape, the pattern and the colours were too captivating not to love it. I kept it simple by avoiding accessories.

Stripped ASOS dress, stripes, Toronto Style blogger

Stripped ASOS dress, stripes, Toronto Style blogger

Stripped ASOS dress, stripes, Toronto Style blogger
Photos by Clover D

I hoped you enjoyed the stripe overload

Until Next time, 
Sincerely miss J

Outfit Information: Dress ASOS (old) similar shape, different pattern here  // Heels: Nine West (old) 


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15 Comments

  1. Gracey the Giant April 20, 2015 / 10:33 pm

    Oh my goodness, this is so good. All of it! I love that dress on you; it's perfect!

    • SincerelyMissJ April 20, 2015 / 11:08 pm

      Thank you Gracey!

  2. Sarah Enuwa Audu April 20, 2015 / 11:19 pm

    I agree with what you said about challenges, whenever I face them I just tell myself, your making progress. I loved this dress when it was trending and even now. Though I probably would have gone with a different pair of heels.Princess Audu

    • SincerelyMissJ April 20, 2015 / 11:48 pm

      Thank you Sarah. What heels did you have in mind for this dress?

  3. MsJPetite April 20, 2015 / 11:30 pm

    Love that dress! And I love the shoes you paired it with…very true statement about obstacles, thats a great outlook to have!PoshNPetite.blogspot.com

    • SincerelyMissJ April 20, 2015 / 11:49 pm

      Thank you Janet. Loving your hair by the way 🙂

  4. Brenda Chuinkam April 21, 2015 / 1:06 am

    Love the dress AND the back drop Jacky!!! You go girl! Great score on the dress!

    • SincerelyMissJ April 25, 2015 / 1:33 am

      Thank you Brenda! Glad you enjoyed the post!

  5. Ariel | couturing April 21, 2015 / 1:16 am

    I agree with the minimal styling, the dress speaks for itself! Great look xcouturingblog.com

    • SincerelyMissJ April 25, 2015 / 3:04 pm

      Thank You Ariel!

    • SincerelyMissJ April 25, 2015 / 1:38 am

      Thank you so much! I see you love rocking bold colours as well!

  6. Anonymous April 22, 2015 / 7:27 am

    My goodness, I didn't realize you were doing all of that at the same time! Can I ask what you're studying in graduate school?

    • SincerelyMissJ April 24, 2015 / 3:23 pm

      I'm doing a combined Master's program. It's a Master's in nursing and the Nurse practitioner certificate. It's really killing me slowly, however I have 4 months left so I just have to take a deep breath and do what I have to do!

  7. GlassesShop September 14, 2016 / 8:51 am

    Love that dress!

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