Nude All Day, Nude All Night

Don’t get TOO excited, now! It’s just a dress… Ha…

The moment I saw this dress I simply new it had to be mine – I’d been waiting for a minimalist, nude dress for so long, and this fab strapless midi from Custom Plus was perfection!

These shoes, however had been my nemesis ever since the day after the occasion I had bought them for. I designed them myself on shoesofprey.com for a wedding and have had such a ridiculously hard time working them into my wardrobe – partly because they are a little extravagant, but mostly because I had almost stopped wearing silver for a while, and they just never seemed to be a good fit with what I had on. I had them stashed in the back if my closet, and had almost forgotten about them completely, when I stumbled upon a stunning, multi-coloured jewel encrusted statement necklace on Instagram, from Toronto based, Revolucion Jewelry. I lusted after it for a while, and finally placed my order. After receiving it, I immediately envisioned this bold, eccentric piece with my kitten heeled, glittery, bowed, perfect disasters & my new dress, and everything just fell into place.

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Since this dress is so versatile, I decided to wear it two ways – day to evening.

The first, being the daytime look; and in keeping with the recent dress-over-pants trend, I paired it with my Parasuco jeans from Addition Elle and my white, 3/4 length sleeve blazer from Torrid. I had been wanting to try these shoes with a boyfriend jean, and they just worked, even for daytime, with this simple, sophisticated look. All I needed was a nude lippie, and a pop of colour from my hot pink, Kate Spade tote, and I was ready to go!!!

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For the transition into an evening look, I wore the dress as a stand alone piece, displaying all (and I mean all) my curves in all their roly-poly glory! With the addition of my gorgeous Revolucion Jewelry necklace, a switcheroo from tote to nude clutch (Aldo), the addition of a colourful, shell bracelet, purchased at a local market in Haiti, and a deep red lip, my look was transformed from daytime chic to evening glam in no time!!!

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Dress, Custom Plus – here
Jeans, Addition Elle – here
Blazer, Torrid – here
Shoes, Shoes Of Prey – here
Necklace, Revolucion Jewelry – here
Earrings, Addition Elle – here

2 comments

  1. jenne

    Hrrrrm I think the blazer over the dress for an evening look would have been great…. On its own it just seemed like the outfit was incomplete. Props to you for wearing such a curve-hugging piece and pulling it off well. I don’t understand the dress over jean trend, I like the way jeans make my butt look lol.

    • FlightOfTheFatGirl (Cynthia)

      Thank you!!! 😊 I agree, the blazer could have also made for a lovely evening look, and I just may do that some time! 😉 But the minimalist colour and silhouette of this dress were what drew me to it in the first place and I really wanted to show off those qualities by wearing it as a stand alone piece.

      As for the dress over jeans/pants look – I know it’s not for everyone, and I like the way my butt looks in jeans too! Haha… But I like the new trend- it gives a new purpose to a beloved dress, it allows for summer dresses to be carried over beautifully into fall pieces, and I just think it look cute! 😉

      Thanks for your comment!!!

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