As a singer blessed with a haunting voice and a songwriter deft at crafting matching tunes, young Marissa Nadler is already a veteran of the Night Shift. Because any given evening may feature a late-running gig or time spent mixing with with fellow performers and music-industry insiders till the wee hours, Nadler has cultivated a look that transitions well from onstage to casual drinks at a local hotspot without a costume change. Read on to grab a few night-out pointers from this rising tunesmith.
Marissa Nadler, Musician
. "When looking for something easy and flattering, I'm a big fan of black dresses. I found this vintage number at Light Witch's Etsy shop. I like the classic A-line skirt with a cute pleat, the pinched waist, and white trim lining on the sleeves and neckline. The hourglass shape makes it flattering for most figures, the little bow on the top gives it a slight feminine flair, and since it's cotton, it transitions well from day to night. I tend to be light on the accessories, but I did find these cute shoes that have a big heel but a schoolgirl vibe.
"For another night out look — if the weather is nice — try a tight, white-lace dress with these flowery platform wedges (also from Light Witch). They're perfect for boardwalk strolls. I like the figure-hugging dress and the height that the shoes give. White is one of my favorite hues to wear, as it creates a really striking look...particularly in the dark."