My style: Oncewas dress worn three ways

Have a number of work and play events to go to and want a clever garment that you can dress up and down? Today we take a look at a piece that has won me over with its multi-functional capabilities.

The Excursion dress by Oncewas is currently available in a navy and print which also feature the genius two-way zip that means you can either wear it fully open as a jacket or zipped down from the top and a little from the bottom to create the front-split hemline that is currently having a moment. For fashion week I borrowed the khaki option which will be available in April and features luxe leather detailing and pockets, here’s how I styled it:

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For the VAMFF Business Seminar I wore the OnceWas dress open as a jacket over standard workwear and glammed up with earrings from The Estelle Store, American Retro belt I picked up in Paris and trusty ALPHA60 heels.


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Oncewas dress styled with my geek glasses, Micky in the Van clutch, Alphabet socks from Limedrop and Clarks Australia shoes.

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Simply zipped – paired with simple heels and clutch, the focus is on the variation created with the two-way zip.

Blow-wave and leather collar detail.

On the final day of the festival, I was invited to an event hosted by Absolut Elyx where guests were treated to blow-waves, manicures and cocktails. A glam way to finish fashion week, here’s a look at the blow wave and leather collar detail.

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  1. OH I just love these looks!
    What an awesome and versatile little number.
    That’s what I’m all about at the moment. Versatile pieces you can style different ways!

    Well done
    xx Luci

  2. That is one very cool (and versatile) dress!

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