Dressing with the Basics Sparkle Shiney Love Lately I have been sticking with the basics – minimal jewelry, whites and neutrals, and more of a classic look. This dress I’m wearing is from Canadian fashion designer Sara Duke, and it’s called the Tanner Dress. I think it fits in perfectly with my plan of sticking with basic fashion staples. This is actually the only dress I have in my closet with this length, and I thought it would be really fun to wear it with my boots that have taken me through spring. The weather has been up and down, so I paired the dress with a cozy pullover sweater from Zara, and left the rest of my outfit very basic other than my sunglasses. What I love about this dress is that it’s a transitional piece, so I could wear it on it’s own or add as many layers as I needed not only for warmth (I AM Canadian), or for a different look…. This is an excerpt from the article Dressing with the Basics which originally appeared on http://sparkleshinylove.com.