All About the Outfit: I am genuinely shocked about how much I love this dress (Collar ID dress by ModCloth)! I was offered it back in August to wear at the ModCloth IRL: Denver event for my hosting duties. Knowing it would be approximately 80 million degrees out and being that it had long sleeves, even breathable ones like these, I declined. Most of the late summer and early fall items from ModCloth have been super reduced lately and I had a ton of store credit to play around with so I took a chance on this dress (I never got a chance to try it on at the pop-up store because it was so busy and remained unsure how well it would work with my figure, which was another concern I had about wearing the dress to host the ModCloth IRL event).
When I tried this dress on I didn't even want to take it off! It fits better than I could have hoped! I wanted to wear it the night I got it but it was unusually balmy so I wanted to wear an outfit without sleeves, as I know I'll still have a few more weeks of wearing a long sleeved dress like this out and about. Sizing wise, I'm wearing an XS. I was tempted to try the XXS because there isn't a waist line seam and I didn't want it to look like a potato sack, but the XS is loose with the perfect amount of shape defining for my current 24/25 inch waist.
Style Details: Apologies, friends. Winter is usually when my accessorizing A game comes out to play as it's easier to wear brooches with cardigans than with spaghetti strap dresses, but I've been lazy in the jewelry etc department lately! I blame a crazy exhaustive 2016 and a mostly busy 2017/partially more relaxing start to the year! I'm in decompression mode and am craving simplicity, even in my outfits! Hell, I took off ALL of my rings that I wear daily over the summer to avoid tan lines and I still haven't put them back on! Oh well, there's a few more months before the easy and breezy days of summer come back so I'll have time to make it up to y'all. And for now I stand by this outfit: you don't need much to make an outfit pop! A statement dress with a simple but bold shoe can stand alone, be a show stopper, and be deceptively low maintenance!
Dress- ModCloth (almost sold out!)
Shoes- G by Guess via DSW
This week has gone by a little too quick for my liking! I feel like I haven't had enough time to get everything done that I wanted/needed to! It's going to be a busy couple of days, but it looks like my weekend is more open than I was anticipating and I welcome that as I've had a very sleep deprived week!! What do you all have cooking for you weekends??