Jan 15, 2014
Hot, hot, HOT! Put this on and watch the jaws drop.
Size worn: M
Overall fit: True to Size
Rented for: Party
This was a replacement rental for NYE when my other dress didn't work. It was rented with the Kate Spade Crystal Chapel Cluster Necklace which went super well. Overall, the look was more Valentine's Day than NYE, but it looked awesome anyway! I am a partner dancer, so I definitely put this dress through it's paces with deep knee bends/almost crouches, leaps and lots of turns, and it stuck right with me. Few things suck like interrupting a dance to adjust your dress, and I didn't have to do it once. The liner did scootch up some, but just under my butt, making it more of a mini dress with a lace overlay, which I was fine with (the drinks may have had something to do with the F-orget it mentality hehe), since it kept me decent anyway. I wore without spanx, the fit and fabric did enough to hold me in, but I probably would have worn some if I was feeling bloated or whatever. Medium and Large both fit, went with the Medium due to it fitting tighter through the waist, and slightly poochy in the belly on the Large. I did classic neutral smoky eyes, a dark burgundy lip to give the look some more edge and less "Valentine's Day" feel, and lots of contouring, and paired with a gold heel when I wasn't dancing barefoot. I was able to wear with a standard bra by using heavy duty double sided tape on my bra straps and stuck the sleeves to that. I didn't have to adjust them all that night.
In short, this dress has tons of sex appeal, and was very flattering to my curves. Love the sleeves, so delicate and feminine. Wear for a date night to wow your partner, or to make all the haters jealous at your HS reunion. Probably less appropriate for a wedding or a family event! ;)