Exciting Blog Changes – Straight A Style

April 8, 2015

I’m so excited to share something I have been thinking about for over a year and finally taking action on. I am going to rename my blog and spruce things up around here a little bit. As you all may know, this blog started out as a personal one and slowly evolved into the fashion blog it is today. Because of this, the URL doesn’t match the name. On top of that, the name has nothing to do with fashion. These things combined cause some behind the scenes coding errors that result in it not indexing well. It’s not good when Google can’t find you! I also want to make some small design improvements. I think this will be a seamless process happening over the next few weeks, but I wanted to make sure and tell you all so you weren’t surprised. Without further ado, the new name will be Straight A Style. It’s so hard to come up with a name. I liked this one as it was for a fashion blog, but it also works well since I am Amy Ann Arnold. I hope you like it and will like the new improvements!

Now on to today’s post. This might be one of my favorite outfits yet. I love this drop waist plaid dress from Choies. It was perfect paired with my OTK boots for dinner last weekend. I am trying to squeeze in a couple last wears of my boots before it gets too hot. Forett was kind enough to send over one of their gorgeous two-toned wallets. I had borrowed Russ’s old money clip and had been using it for months, so to say I was in need of a new wallet was an understatement. I love the navy and black combo of this one.

Dress c/o Choies // OTK Boots: Aldo // Purse: Vintage Coach via Second Hand (exact new) // Watch c/o Daniel Wellington // Bangle c/o Honeybee // Index Ring c/o Purple Peridot (use code realarnold10 for 10% off) // Black Ring: Kendra Scott // Wallet c/o Forett

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93 Comments

  • Reply Preeti April 8, 2015 at 1:27 pm

    ohhh love a drop waist with OTK! congrats on the relaunch!

    xoxo, Preeti
    http://www.ninesto5.com

  • Reply Kellie April 8, 2015 at 1:24 pm

    You can rock a drop waist…looks fantastic on you!! Love the pairing with the OTK boots!! I adore the new blog name!! That should be an exciting change to look forward to for you…excited to see it all! 🙂

    Kellie @ http://www.ie-style.com

  • Reply Amy Johnson April 8, 2015 at 1:19 pm

    Such a cute dress!

  • Reply Gina Daily April 8, 2015 at 1:11 pm

    First, congrats on the re-branding effort! I think it’s a great choice to show who you are and what your blog is all about these days. Second, your hair and makeup are perfection in these pictures! I love the slight side part and the color is so gorgeous and warm.
    Gina – On the Daily Express

  • Reply Leah Behr April 8, 2015 at 1:01 pm

    ADORE the new name and your drop waist dress! You look SO SO SO fabulous. Per usual 😉

    xx, Leah / Eat Pray Wear Love

  • Reply A Peck on the Chic April 8, 2015 at 12:40 pm

    This dress is amazing! I’m in love with the way you paired it with over the knee boots!
    -Abby-
    A Peck on the Chic

  • Reply Rach Dulay April 8, 2015 at 12:24 pm

    So excited for the changes!! This dress is such a great find! I love how it looks on you!

    ,http://www.rdsobsessions.com

  • Reply Blaire Bingham April 8, 2015 at 12:07 pm

    Can’t wait to see the new blog changes! This dress is fabulous and so perfect with the boots.
    xo, Whitney and Blaire
    Peaches In A Pod

  • Reply nunù sofia April 8, 2015 at 11:48 am

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  • Reply Andréa Viza April 8, 2015 at 11:43 am

    i was just going through my head listing every piece that i love in this outfit and was going to list out and then i realized it was everything and that comment would be too long and boring lol. love the look and so jealous of the heels (i still have not pulled the trigger on any OTK yet). great look!

    so glad you were able to come up with a name, which works perfectly for you! i can’t wait to see the transition and the changes you implement. such an exciting time!

    -Andréa

    A.Viza Style

  • Reply Chiamaka Abasilim April 8, 2015 at 11:26 am

    Pretty dress, love the way you styled it.

    http://thinkworkandgo.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Jessica April 8, 2015 at 11:18 am

    I love your new blog name! It’s hard to take the leap to rebrand a blog, but it’ll be worth it in the long run.

    http://bedknobsandbaubles.com/

  • Reply Doused In Pink April 8, 2015 at 11:12 am

    What a cute dress! You styled it perfectly with those OTK boots! I love your new blog name! Can’t wait to see the changes!

    Jill
    Doused In Pink

  • Reply Bogi RedReticule April 8, 2015 at 10:58 am

    Outstanding! I love how you paired the light toned dress with those gorgeous pair of boots.
    Red Reticule | Red Reticule Collection

  • Reply Rafaela S. April 8, 2015 at 10:33 am

    Really love the outfit, the dress is amazing!!

    http://fashionwalkinbrussels.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Marta April 8, 2015 at 9:40 am

    LOVE this dress, It looks amazing with the OTK boots!! Your new blog name is perfect for you and looking forward to seeing the changes.
    Marta
    http://www.sweatersstripesandsweets.com

  • Reply Rachelle Pinksole April 8, 2015 at 9:36 am

    loooove the new name, I love that dress paired with boots. You look stunning!

    xo
    PinkSole

  • Reply Deniz G April 8, 2015 at 9:02 am

    You look fantastic, Amy Ann! So excited to see what this new chapter brings (: I am loving the new name!

    – Deniz
    http://www.dressedupdeniz.com

  • Reply morningchampagne April 8, 2015 at 8:03 am

    I’m drooling over this dress! So gorgeous and I love you have paired it with high boots. Good luck with all the blog changes! Can’t wait to see the new look.
    https://morningchampagne.wordpress.com

  • Reply Allure Obsessed April 8, 2015 at 7:49 am

    Your dress is perfection!! Love it! xo

    ALLURE OBSESSED – BEAUTY BLOG // BLOGLOVIN’

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