Friday, March 7, 2014

The Ampersand Dress is Here!


This ampersand dress has been such a labor of love and it's finally available! I hand drew the ampersand, scanned it in to make it a jpeg file and had a friend turn it into the correct kind of file (I know nothing about that sort of thing) for the screen printer. The screen printer cleaned it up (I think) and we worked together on size and placement of the actual ampersand. It took us MONTHS to finally get a hold of the dresses I wanted them to be printed on. They are so so so so soft and made in the US. They were screen printed in Denver and are being sold in Fayetteville at my favorite boutique - Riffraff. I am thrilled to provide a completely American made clothing item. They are limited edition and we don't expect them to last long! 

With all that said, here are a few great ways to style it. It's going to be a go-to for you this summer, I just know it!

A little boho action with a riffraff kimono, an oh, sweet joy! headband and riding boots. 

Layered up with a printed chunky cardigan and some fun cowboy boots. 

Tuck it in! It's a perfect way to combine your new favorite dress with one of your favorite skirts…and you don't have to wear a slip! :)

A size small is slim enough on the bottom for me to roll up and just wear it as a tee for a casual look. Jackpot!

How will you style yours?

I hope this is the first of many exclusive screen printed designs for Oh, Sweet Joy! Dipping my toes in this new venture has been fun and I've already got a few more ideas up my sleeve.



  1. Where are those mint flats from?!?! LOVE THE DRESS!!!!!

    1. i'm not sure! i got them a few years ago and can't find the receipt in my email anywhere. here are some similar ones!

  2. Oh so precious! I just got my oh, sweet joy! headband in the mail today and I am rocking it now...cannot wait to add more of your handiwork to my wardrobe! xo

  3. I LOVE that skirt! Been browsing thrift stores for ages for something similar! The ampersand shirt is great- I love that it can be styled in so many different ways.

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  5. Oh now this is really cute!!!! I love them all!!!

  6. I would recommend my new dress to someone looking for a fun, fitted special occasion outfit! The seller was also very polite and responsive to emails.
    Zara shop

  7. Such a fun blog post!

  8. oh how i love that top!! soo pretty!!

    Sandy a la Mode

  9. Oh my word! I LOVE this dress!!!


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