Malibu Red

Dress- H&M | Belt- Forever 21 | Bag- 3.1 Phillip Lim | Necklace- House of Harlow 1960 | Tights- J.Crew (similar) | Shoes- Forever 21 | Bracelets- Urban Outfitters, Windsor, French Connection UK

I’ve been having such a great time driving my 2013 Chevy Malibu. It’s hotrod red and has so many cool gadgets inside that I don’t even know where to begin. Want to check the latest fuel prices nearby? No problem. Movie times? Easy. Pandora? Choose your station. It’s so freaking high-tech that it severely appears to this geek-in-girls-clothing. The only thing I am finding difficult is the fact that I will have to hand the keys back over to Chevrolet. Sad face.

This dress mirrors the beautiful red of my Malibu — and even more so, I realized while composing this post that the outfit itself completely represents the Chevy Malibu woman: one who is a smart shopper (most of my outfit is Forever 21 or H&M) but knows when and where she wants to splurge (namely, my new 3.1 Phillip Lim satchel). I find that I always tend to mix high and low. I don’t believe in spending big bucks on basics that are made well for less cost. But when it comes to investment pieces, I find myself okay with the higher price tag. Are you the same way?

I can’t wait to share my Malibu-inspired upcoming video I made! You can find out more about Chevrolet on Facebook and Twitter.

This post was sponsored by Chevrolet and the all-new 2013 Malibu. I’m a total car geek and technology buff, and have subscribed to Car & Driver since I was 14 years old. I jumped at this opportunity because of the amazing synergy it brings between car lovers and fashionistas. All opinions are my own.

  • Sara

    What a gorgeous bag!! And love the combo of the stockings with the red dress … how was the driving experience with the Malibu??

    • Kristina

      The malibu was AMAZING. Put it this way, it was so intelligent, that when you had your iPhone connected via bluetooth, it would *lower the speed of the AC fan* when you placed or received a call, so that you could hear the person on the line. SO SMART!!!

  • Chelsea

    I love a good pair of polka dot tights! This is a fantastic outfit and you look awesome! (And I’m secretly plotting a way to come and bag-nap that ah.may.zing. bag)

    • Kristina

      I’ve got my alarms set, Chelsea! I’ve got my eye on you!

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  • Rachelle

    Love a nice shirt dress, and the purse is darling. Great outfit.

  • Kimberly

    Love those polka dot tights and your bag is gorgeous!!

  • Shelley, Still Blonde after all these YEARS

    Shoes! SHOES.ARE.AWESOME! The rest is lovely too.

  • Amberly

    I love the polka dot tights Kristina!

  • Chris

    I usually keep my email window minimized so that I can still see other parts of my screen and flip back and forth to my current project easier, so when I first saw your outfit it was a pretty small picture. When I got here to your full post, it honestly took my breath away! LOVE your dress, your dotted tights, your chunky black heels, your accessories, that bag… yup, love the whole shebang!

    Thanks as well for your review on the new Malibu! Sounds mighty tempting!

  • Laurali Star

    You look stunning in that red dress! The unlikely combination of the black tights and the brown purse actually offset it in a perfect balance. Love the entire outfit:)

  • Red Tag Chic Los Angeles

    Every inch so pretty lady in red…great job at mixing those tights with that fab dress!!


  • Meg O.

    Love the outfit! You have totally inspired me to get some polka dot tights!

  • Ericka

    You are such an inspiration!! XX ~ E

  • Kelsey

    Wow you look so pretty! This dress is the perfect shade of red. Lovely! xo Kelsey

  • cheryl denise

    wow – the phillip lim is so much bigger than i thought it was. still love it, of course :) i am the same way as you…my closet doesn’t have many designer clothes, but handbags, watch out!

    a peek of chic

  • Larkin

    Loving the bag and the polkadots are a perfect add to the dress. Nice outfit.

  • Lemons and Loafers

    i love that dress! the color is stunning

  • Lacey @ My Boring Closet

    Those shoes are great–I can’t believe they’re from Forever 21! I’m excited to see your video! :)

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  • Angie

    i like your sheer dotted tights with the red dress. how fun and flirty!

  • Nicole

    I love the bag, great details.

  • Shasie

    Cute bag!

  • Chelsa Caruso

    I love your polka dotted tights!!

  • Sofia – As We Travel

    Cute stockings, they go perfect with the rest of the outfit!

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