Proutfit: Darling Floral Dress

This is by far, my dress of the summer. I purchased it at Victoire, an Ottawa boutique, a few months early knowing that it would come in handy. I have worn it to two different weddings this summer, and hope to get some more mileage on it at work. It’s just so… Darling! Well, it is after all a Darling dress. It was from the same collection as this little number.

The floral details are crisp and bright. They hit the nail on this one. The bright colours and the cut of the dress are absolutely flattering on any skin tone. The pleated front of the skirt, including shallow pockets, offers a nice distraction and helps to hide my “post-pregnancy” pooch. The caps on the sleeves add a lovey structured but feminine touch. The skirt hits me just above the knee, which is the optimal spot on my legs, and helps to make me look tall and slender.

I paired the dress with some navy heels from Winners and my favourite silver Ela clutch, purchased on consignment in a Vancouver shop called Mine and Yours. I did my own up-do and had a really good makeup day. My Laura Mercier Paint Wash lipstick in ‘Fuchsia Mauve’ really tied it all together! My last accessory was my handsome date/husband/arm candy of the evening.

I have my 4th wedding of the summer in September, but I have another trick up my sleeve for this one, so stay tuned! Wholly weddings, Batman!!

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Proutfit: Wedding Attire

I’m in Toronto for my friend’s wedding and this week’s challenge was to find an outfit!

Because the weather is so nice, I opted out of wearing my little black dress that I can now squeeze into. The material is heavy and more appropriate for cooler climates.

I pulled out the H&M dress that I received from the #hmconsciouscloset event. I really like it, but wasn’t in the mood for a bohemian look. I paired it with a thick black and leather belt (purchased in Paris) and strappy leather sandals (Hilary Radley- vintage).

 

I then tried a green H&M dress from last summer’s collection. I love this thing! It’s feminine and forgiving πŸ™‚ Although it doesn’t accentuate my new curves, I’m feeling confident in the dress regardless. I paired it with my favourite blue Nine West Pumps and silver Ela clutch I bought in Vancouver.

   

I have the share a blooper… This just shows you what a blogger’s life really looks like behind the lense!  

 

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