Overall Impression

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Jacket: Zara (Similar); Overalls: ASOS; Striped Tank: Feel the Piece; Shoes: Zara (Cute navy shoes are hard to find, but I LOVE THESE by Tory Burch!); Necklace: Bauble Bar; Earrings: Gorjana; Spike Ring Set: ℅ Henri Bendel; Sunglasses: ℅ Elie Tahari; Nails: OPI Cajun Shrimp

First impressions can either make you or break you, and rarely does one recover from a poor snap judgment that’s made during a first impression.

Take these overalls for example…

Farmer? Railroad conductor? Basically anything the opposite of chic.

Last fall, I saw that overalls were appearing everywhere I looked.  I suffered a small lapse of FOMO (fear of missing out) and figured I might as well give the trend for a test run, so I bought a pair for myself from Nasty Gal….and it was both a moment of bravery and courage…until they came in the mail and were so wrong on my particular body type. #OverallFail

And then again as Spring began approaching, I continues to keep seeing overalls everywhere I looked.  I bit the bullet again and made a purchase.  But this time, I wasn’t doing it because I felt a need to have them….I was buying them because I wanted to prove to myself that I could “Courtney-fy” them and give them my own little original spin PLUS my ooh-la-la factor. So what did I do?

  1. Throw on a boyfriend blazer: check.
  2. Throw on the Courtney Bib from Bauble Bar: check.
  3. Heels, duh.
  4. And voila….#CourtneyLovesOveralls

But what did this lesson teach me? When it comes to making first impressions, yes, you might only get once chance….but that once chance only matters if it’s original.

xo,

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  • Jenn @ hello, rigby!

    like your twist on overalls! the shoes are beyond cute.

    jenn @ hello, rigby!

  • Vera Sawicki

    I LOVE the heels- very very pretty!

    http://www.verasawicki.com

  • Kellie The Shoe Diva

    Wow! I’ve never imagined that overalls could look so glamorous! Love everything about this look– especially the accessories and the shoes!

  • Jenna-Mae

    You are such an amazing person Courtney. You constantly inspire me! xo
    Happy Easter!

  • Anne

    LOVE the look! At first glance, it almost doesn’t look like overalls – could almost be mistaken for a cute denim romper! Once again, the blazer is a game changer.

    Thanks for being such an inspiration, Courtney!

  • courtney

    In love with this look, its flawless! Your shoes are gorgeous!

    http://www.loveandclothing.com

  • Tana Cowin - Styled Society

    Love your styling of the overalls! I too am a bit hesitant to jump on the over all bandwagon. You have managed to make them look functional while still maintaining your chic style. This post once again proves the Courtney Bib literally goes with EVERYTHING! Best. Investment. Ever!

    http://www.styled-society.blogspot.com

  • Stay Styled OC

    Love the way you styled your overalls. I haven’t seen it paired with a blazer yet. I’m OBSESSED with your necklace and FINALLY bout it. I can’t wait for it to get here already.

    Stay Styled,

    Lindsey

    http://staystyledoc.com/

  • Tiffany Elam

    You make overalls look so chic; however, I am just not sold on ’em.
    xo,
    Tiffany
    shoeschampagne.blogspot.com

  • Candra

    where can I buy that Jacket? Loving your style

  • Melissa

    Looks so cute Courtney 🙂

    xo,
    Melissa
    http://www.MissyOnMadison.com

    Check Out My Blog Today To Enter The Lucky Fabb Beauty Swag Giveaway –> http://bit.ly/1eKWgrj

  • Kelly

    I love your blazer and these adorable shoes!

  • Elizabeth

    Ooo I’m loving this look! And the shoes are to die for.

    xx,
    Elizabeth
    http://www.adrian-james.com

  • Allison Shorr

    I’m obsessed with the Courtney Bib.. it seriously just makes an outfit complete.

  • Lee Janda

    Courtney, you are a beautiful woman and look awesome in everything you wear. In my opinion his look is cute but not your best look. Just sayin’. . . . but hey, you still look great because you are!!!

  • Sofia

    I just got a pair of overalls and I love the casual feel to them. Loving the way you styled this look on you.

    Hope you had a wonder Easter with the family.
    Love,
    Sofia

    stylishlyinlove.blogspot.com

  • Meghan

    I am beyond obsessed with this outfit! So stinkin’ cute! Too bad the overalls are sold out! I’ll have to search for a similar pair.

    http://divinedeals.wordpress.com

  • Alecia Mariana

    I just love your heels!! Gorgeous!

    xx,
    http://aleciamariana.com

  • kendall

    loving the blazer + overalls combo! never thought of it! x

    dipped in yellow

  • sasa

    Love how you wore the overall with the blazer! Chic look! 🙂

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  • Haley Valerie

    I love your shoes!

    Haley
    haleyvalerie.com

  • natalie

    I really liked the look until I noticed the overalls. Overall it looks great, but I’m not sure how much I would like the outfit without the blazer. Because overalls really do not flatter any body type.
    Btw I really am digging your hair color and the cut is very cute..I have not looked at your page in some time.
    I did see overalls in stores at TJMax & Marshalls for those who are seeking.

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  • Sara

    I love the blonde in your hair! And the short overalls are so cute, perfect for summer!

    http://www.outfitoffender.com

  • Melissa

    Love this look! So cute on you 🙂
    xo,
    Melissa
    http://www.MissyOnMadison.com

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  • Kaitlyn Hammond

    I have been very hesitant to hop on the overall trend, but your outfit just might convince me to try it out! Love how you paired them with a striped shirt, blazer, and heels!

  • Giovanna

    Such a fun look! Loving how you added the boyfriend blazer! Great touch!

    xx
    Giovanna
    http://www.HeyLoveBlog.com

  • Hilary

    I love overalls and this is a really great way to style them. I’m a huge fan of mixing casual and dressy. I’m tinkering with wearing suspenders as an alternative to overalls, definitely a good way to get noticed. I’ll send you a pic. 🙂
    x,
    Hilary
    http://www.simpleaesthetic.com

  • Juliet

    Obsessed with how you styled the overalls. By far the cutest way I have seen them styled yet. Your shoes are amazing and can we just talk about your hair, its fabulous 🙂 I miss you on tv, I hope there is another season in the works!!!

    http://julietsthreads.blogspot.com

  • sam nye

    nope overalls just aren’t cute. unless you’re a 5 yr old.

  • Fabulux

    Fab look and LOVING the hair. I am feeling inspired. 🙂
    http://www.forthefabulux.com

  • Lili Boisvert

    Hi
    I was quite excited to stumble upon your website but now there hasn’t been a new post in over a week.
    Are you still there? Hope so!