Poppy Lace Dress~

Dress:Vince Camuto (on sale) Shoes:Steve Madden Clutch: Charlotte Olympia(past season) similar Here Cuff:vintage(my grandmothers) Bangles:The Styled CollectionKate SpadeKate Spade Ring:Kendra Scott(old) similar here, Earrings:Stella and Dot 

We attended the most beautiful wedding this past weekend for some dear friends. It was held at a country club in North Scottsdale and the scenery was spectacular. Every detail was perfect and I couldn’t be happier for the couple. 

Finding a dress for this event was a chore. No joke! I ordered 12 dresses from multiple stores and nothing fit right, color was bad, looked weird and lots of other reasons. I finally just went to the mall and tried on every dress that I saw. This dress was the winner. 

It fit all my criteria for a good dress-

•fit-comfortable and easy to sit and dance in. I don’t want anything that is going to ride up and expose my bits! I also like a little stretch. I’ll be honest, I love a good wedding cake and I need some space for my overeating.

•color- color is so important. I want something that will stand out but not be crazy looking. This wedding was black tie optional so this color in the lace fabric looked a little fancy but still romantic and ladylike. I also knew a lot of girls would wear black and this color would pop in the black dress sea. I was right in my prediction btw. 

•can I wear it again?-I try to buy things that I will get a lot of wear out of. This dress could be a great date night dress, other events, Valentine’s Day, or even Christmas. The color and silhouette are very versatile. 

I kept all the accessories pretty neutral in nude and gold with the exception of my clutch. This was a gift and it is just so cute and has great colors. I love that it is a conversation piece. I got a lot of questions about it because it is so unique. Charlotte Olympia makes the cutest accessories. So whimsical and totally different than anything I have. This clutch would look great with a maxi dress and wedges for summer. I can’t wait to use it again. 

Feel free to ask any questions or share your comments with me. Have a fab week!

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