Shades of Pink

Happy Sunday everyone!

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I hope you all had a great weekend.  Sorry you didn’t get a post yesterday but it was a crazy day of shopping across the border for this gal and I was exhausted when I got home.

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This look from my Lane Bryant haul features a dress that I would put on my easy breezy list.  What is my easy breezy list you may ask?  It is the items in my closet that are to easy to choose when I am in a hurry, can’t decide what to wear or feeling blah.  I know that they look great, are comfortable for all day wear and appropriate for many different settings.

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This dress hits on two of falls top trends, pleating/crinkles and ombre.  All over pleating/crinkling has been very popular and provides a sense of femininity to a piece. It’s great for adding a little volume and masking any lumps or bumps you might be self conscious about without too much bulk.

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I have always been a fan of ombre because it provides a unique perspective on the use of colour and with all the different shades in one look, it’s fun to accessorize.

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I love this dress because of it’s practical and flattering elements:  a V neck, a lightweight mesh fabric with full lining, wide straps so you can wear a regular bra, an elastic defined waist and a midi length.

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I actually found that this dress ran big.  I originally ordered the size 28 but it was to big and I reordered the size 26 which is what I am wearing.  I probably could have sized down to the 24 if I really wanted to.

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I wanted to play with the shades of pink in the dress so I added this blush coloured sparkly bolero with puff sleeves from Torrid.  I bought this last year during the holidays and I just thought it was a fun piece.

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I think I may even wear it to the office this December.  Who says an office can’t use a little sparkle?  I am wearing a 4x.

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When accessorizing this look I wanted to add a belt to help define my waist so I chose this gold one by Lane Bryant.   I am wearing a size 26/28, I do find that Lane Bryant belts tend to run on the small size.

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I then added a rose gold statement necklace to tie in with the sparkle in the bolero, my rose gold flats from LB and my new blush bow clutch from Aldo Accessories.

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Love this dress?  You still have time to take advantage of LB’s Black Friday sale.  This dress is on sale for $34.99!

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So there is one more post in my Lane Bryant Haul coming tomorrow.  And let me tell you it is a goody…stay tuned….

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Dress by LANE BRYANT | Bolero by TORRID (alternative jacket) | Flats by LANE BRYANT | Necklace by ALDO ACCESSORIES (similar) | Clutch by ALDO ACCESSORIES |

2 Comments
  1. Krista 2 years ago

    new to your blog! you’re beautiful, love your style! 🙂

    If you’re into Harry Potter, this dress reminds me of the ombre of Hermione’s Yule Ball dress 🙂

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      emilygillis 2 years ago

      Thanks Krista! Welcome! I have to say I am not into Harry Potter but now you have me intrigued and I will have to check it out 🙂

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