I Ditched My Jeans for Dresses This Week, and Dare I Say My 'Fits Were Fire

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Do you ever do something just to prove to yourself that you can? That's precisely what happened to me this past week when I put myself up to the challenge of wearing dresses—and only dresses—for an entire week straight. I decided enough was enough: I'd only worn sweatpants and the occasional pair of denim for the past month or more, and it was time to switch things up for my sanity. I'll let you be the judge, but I'm pretty sure my seven 'fits were fire. I'd 100% wear each of these again (and plan to!).

MONDAY

Faux-leather dress

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@michaela_bee

I came in hot this Monday with a full look to get ready for a long day of video meetings. Leather and faux leather are having such a huge moment right now, and I'm 100% here for it. My favorite part about this particular long-sleeve dress isn't the material and it isn't even that rich olive color either; it's the built-in belt, which cinches in at the waist quite nicely if I do say so myself. I wore a turtleneck bodysuit underneath, which by the way is my most-worn basic this time of year, because it was a little chilly.

TUESDAY

floral midi dress

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@michaela_bee

If you don't believe what you wear affects your mood, then I recommend you buy this dress. I couldn't not be happy all day while wearing it thanks to that really fun fall-floral print. Throwing a cozy sweater around my shoulders is my go-to move lately when I'm running outside for a quick walk around my neighborhood. It looks cute but is also really practical.

denim dress outfit

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@michaela_bee

I technically lied before when I said I didn't wear denim all week, as exhibited by this denim minidress. I couldn't help but throw this one on with a plaid blazer for an easy, polished mid-week look. Pro tip: Wearing a blazer and loafers while WFH, even if no one in the world sees you, will make you feel like a boss.

THURSDAY

Faux-leather blazer outfit

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@michaela_bee

I'm a big proponent of a head-to-toe black and white look regardless of the season. Here's an example of how I'm wearing the chic color combo right now: a printed minidress, a black faux-leather blazer (a smart investment IMO), and black lug-sole boots with white stitching.

FRIDAY

Holiday party dress

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@michaela_bee

I'm not going to lie—I saw this dress so many times on Instagram that I was really excited to finally own it myself. It can easily be styled with sneakers, but for something a bit more elevated (at-home date night anyone?), tights and heeled leather boots are the way to go.

Dress and sneakers outfit

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@michaela_bee

This is one of my favorite short-sleeve summer dresses, styled here for winter (an L.A. winter, that is). This cropped denim jacket surprisingly gets so much use because I love the way it looks paired over just about any maxi dress. And because it's weekend, you know I'm wearing my favorite Converse high-tops.

SUNDAY

sweater dress outfit

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@michaela_bee

This ultra-soft sweater dress is the closest thing to wearing sweatpants without actually wearing sweatpants. It's arguably even more comfortable because of that whole not having an elastic waistband thing. Although I wore mostly socks this day (because hello, Sunday) I styled the dress with Western-style ankle boots for a quick jaunt to the grocery store.

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