Dressed in Red for Romantic Date Night

Dressed in Red for Romantic Date Night

It’s Day 254 of the Pink Collar Savvy & Chic on Purpose Project and since I planned in advance not to blog on Valentine’s Day, I still had my hubby snap a pic of me yesterday –  dressed in red for a romantic date night. Though I get lots of compliments whenever I wear it, red in not my color. Still, on Christmas and Valentine’s Day, I’ll break out the few pieces I have and apply my Maybelline “On Fire Red” lipstick to match. In this instance, the outfit was pretty but  also practical for meeting a Pink Collar Savvy & Chic Swan for a life coaching session. Afterward, the Valentine’s daytime look made for an easy transition to a romantic date night since I was already dressed in red.

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Me, Pink Collar Coach, in romantic red. Cardigan and shell purchased on clearance from Marshall’s two or three years ago. The black ribbed sweater leggings pair well with the ribbing on the set and meet my OCD need for things to look and feel right together! Red handbag w/gold accent is also a Marshall’s clearance find. Black shooties (shoe +boot) for mild winter weather.  All Calvin Klein. Hubby knows white roses are my fave. Inexpensive large ball jar from Goodwill.

My hubby generously offered to do whatever I wanted for date night. Initially, I thought I wanted to go out for dinner, but when I realized we had plenty of good stuff for a meal, I opted to stay in. I had fun having him serve as my photographer (he’s becoming quite meticulous about making sure my clothes are smoothed!) and just hanging out. After nearly twelve years, we’re still besties and enjoyed each others’ company – talking,  rekindling the romance, eating, and watching the Olympics. He even indulged me and sat through ALL of the figure skating – an act of true love!

Today, we’ve had another great day working from home together. And amazingly, though we talked so much yesterday, we had to discipline ourselselves to be productive and not spend our time chatting away. We’re good for one another that way too, in that we push each other to be our best. I suppose that’s one of the definintions of love, romantic or otherwise – that you call for the best in the other person. How blessed I feel to have that with my Valentine – whethered I’m dressed in red for a romantic date night – or not!

With our busy personal and professional lives, changing clothes can be a dilemma (one of the Ds)! With little time to spare, how are you Pink Collar Savvy & Chic on Purpose about transitioning from work wear to dressed for a date?

Be savvy & chic,

~Pink Collar Coach

Pink Collar Coach Does Dressed Up Daisy Dukes Shorts Romper for Dinner

Pink Collar Coach Does Dressed Up Daisy Dukes Shorts Romper for Dinner

Dinner for the family of the groom on Day 104 of the Pink Collar Savvy & Chic Project was done well on so many levels. My sister and brother-in-law recently renovated the kitchen in their Alpharetta, Georgia home and it was a dreamy setting for out-of-town family members to celebrate with their son/the groom and to meet his bride if they hadn’t already. It was also a great backdrop for photos of two chic shorts rompers. Though on the short side, these are tasteful and dress up well for a casual dinner or date night.

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Me, Pink Collar Coach in Calvin Klein shorts romper with cold shoulder sleeves and wrap dress bodice. Though V-neck, there are snaps, which I love for modesty. Scrappy mules play off the side-tie belt, though it’s not visible here. 
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The Bride and Groom. She’s stunning in her navy spaghetti strap shorts romper with great down the middle of the bodice and the pockets. The scrappy leather sandals add to the chic boho vibe. (I couldn’t get the doggy out of the pic, hence the tip of a tail). 
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Me with the father of the groom. Though his wife looked gorgeous in a cold shoulder top,                 she was too modest to let me post any, so her hubby jumped in when mine took this pic.

As a Pink Collar Savvy & Chic on Purpose Chick who loves an excuse to dress up, even if the attire is shorts, I so enjoyed seeing everyone, however they were dressed. And I especially love that I’ll have some great pictures for all of us to look back on years from now (like the one of the groom’s parents on their wedding day peeking out on the right side of the counter in the top picture here). We’ll reminisce about the night and be able to see how the bride, the mother of the bride and I all dressed up Daisy Dukes for this fun family dinner.

~ Pink Collar Coach