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PSA: Folter Maxi Dress Are AMAZING!!

One of my most worn dresses is THIS spooky forrest Folter maxi dress I got from Unique Vintage 2+ years ago.  Though I believe it's only made the blog one other time (when I saw the Foo Fighters) I seriously wear that dress ALL the time!  It's so comfortable and is so versatile that it's basically a dream come true.  Folter recently released a slew of new maxi dresses (I believe for the first time in a year or so), so unsurprisingly I had to get one.  I landed on this Pyramids Maxi Dress, and boy do I love it!  (Also available from Lovely in Lilac.) 

Like the spooky forrest dress, this dress is made from a silky fabric.  Most Folter (and Retrolicious) dresses are cotton, but it seems that they make exceptions for their maxi dresses.  Given how comfortable and smooth to the touch these are, I have zero complaints!  I've never seen a dress like this in that few maxi dresses have border prints like this.  Additionally, this is an off the beaten path "spooky" print.  Most gothic/creepy/etc prints involve skulls, something to do with the occult, and other Halloween-esq motifs.  Pyramids and moons are super original!  Plus the print is gently kissed by stars throughout the entire dress.

The fit is a tad interesting, however.  While it fits my body perfectly (size small for measure), I'm nearly 5'7" and without heels I look like a little girl playing dress up in her mommy's clothes because this dress is SUPER long!  The dress does have adjustable straps, so maybe if I play with them more I can fix the length a little.  But short girls: do not get unless you're committed to wearing heels with this dress!  Otherwise, this is a perfect dress!

Rounding out the outfit I have Kate Spade jewelry accessories (mostly from Poshmark), a BCBG bag, and Jessica Simpson platform sandals from DSW.  I wanted to keep the look simple and yet glamorous, and not go too eccentric or quirky since the dress stands alone.  Have you tried Folter's maxi dresses yet??
Lauren-Blair Donovan


  1. This maxi dress is so beautiful. I love it!


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