Saturday, January 4, 2014

The Nude Dolly Dress

"In times of difficulty, always remember that God has something better in front of you - a new season of growth and change"

Salut mes beautes intelligentes, and Happy New Year to you all! 

This outfit is a bit of a throwback, as I wore it a couple of weeks ago, but I thought I'd share anyway! My favorite things about this dolly dress are the brilliant embroidery, the beads embellishments and the gentle pleats. I feel like a fairy-tale character whenever I have this dress on, like the princess of some magical castle!(Ok, maybe that's a little over-board, but you get the gist).  I'm starting to notice a trend in my style (a recent development), but I find myself gravitating towards pieces with intricate beading! I just can't get enough. You can't blame me really, what's not to adore about them? :)

Forgive the quality of the pictures below, they were taking with my phone, and don't truly capture the beauty of the dress. I thought I'd show you what how I styled this dress in addition to the detailed pictures above. I opted for an all nude look, with nude heels and a nude purse, but in order to prevent looking too washed out, I wore this red fall jacket. I love that it is close in length to the dress!

 Oh, one more thing! I picked up this phone-case/wallet from Victoria's Secret, and I just thought I'd share how helpful it has been, in case someone's looking for a good phone case (you see how I always look out for y'all? Lol). Being quite clumsy (yes as you must have figured, I drop my phone a lot), I had been on a hunt for a good phone case that covers the phone screen, preventing it from cracking. However, most of the "heavy-duty shielding" cases just weren't for me in terms of style. So far, this case has been an amazing! I have had it for about six months, dropped my phone a couple of times, and not a single scratch, win!! I love that it also serves as a wallet and a clutch. If you have an iPhone 5, and you're interested in getting one, check out this link. It's probably on e-bay too, although I bought mine at a VS store. :)

Nude Dolly Dress - Chicwish (
Nude Purse - DSW
Nude Heels - Payless (similar here and here)
Red Fall Jacket - Charlotte Russe (old)
Rose Gold Watch - Aldo (similar, but more expensive, here. You can find a cheaper alternative at Icing as well!)



  1. I love it! Thanks for sharing! :) Happy New Year!
    P.S. What do you think about following each other? I'd be really glad if you wanted to! :) Let me know x

    1. Aww thank you! Of course, I'll check out your blog now. :)

  2. The dress is soo beautiful, love all the tiny details. The phone case is cute too. Please follow me back, I really like your blog. xx

    1. Aww thanks. Love yours too, new follower :)


  3. nice dress!

  4. Really great inspiration this dress is amazing!!!! Tell me if you would like to follow each other?! Would love to hear from you! Lots of Love and happy new Year, Kyra♡

    1. Aww thank you! xx

      Definitely, I'll check out your blog :)

  5. Love your dress, and love your hair. It has the wind tossed, but perfect look about it that is hard to get with black hair. looking gorgeous as always!