I had stayed away from lace, ruffles and peasant dresses for too long. Decided to pick this one up from a clothing group on Facebook and it has become a great “Go To” dress when weather is too hot to put on so many layers… YET… I can dress it up with a nice cardigan, a statement necklace and belt.. OR… dress it down with by wearing it without a cardi and put on my spiked tennis shoes from NineWest.
Did I tell you how GREAT Teal looks on me? *Wink*
Today I decided to do BOTH! You know the feeling you get when someone sates on an invite: “Dressy Casual?” Then we go crazy trying not to “over dress” and certainly NOT “under dress” either. Yes! I KNOW THE FEELING!
So here’s one rendition of my take on “dressy casual.” I decided to wear my “Gently Used” teal statement necklace with gold metal trim, and my gold metal stretch belt that I received from ASOS in the mail today. My shoes were found by one of my Facebook friends at a 2nd hand store in NEW condition States away. They remind me of the “jelly” shoes I wore as a kid and MUCH MORE comfy – Optimum Cuteness! How fun is it to have such AMAZING Facebook friends that think of ME when they shop???!! Right?! I am one lucky gal.
Measurements In this Pictorial: 47-42-53 5’0 Tall and 240lbs
Dress Brand: Libian (Similar Dress at TORRID)
Size: 3XL (Junior) 18/20
Belt in Gold Metal with Black Stretch Band: ASOS (16/18) *Runs Big*
Shoes Size 8: Montego Bay Club Brand from Payless (Found at Good Will for $4!)