Although I wear blue all the time, red is my power color. 9 times out of 10, I'm wearing red lipstick (I am a firm believer that red lipstick looks amazing on EVERYONE), but I've been consciously trying to add more red to my closet lately - especially because I think it's such a great color for fall. Even fall in L.A., where you just wear boots and sweaters even though its 78 degrees and sunny outside.
When I came upon this red dress from VIPme, I was IN LOVE. This red dress with fluttering sleeves and a floral print was just so perfectly me with it's vintage-inspired A-Line design. Something I didn't realize about the dress until I wore it out was that the flowers shimmer in the most beautiful bright gold when the sunlight hits them...which is a good thing, since it's never not sunny in Los Angeles. I love how the dress glinted and gleamed as it fluttered prettily in the wind while I wore it, definitely the perfect dress for an autumn wedding or rooftop dinner party.
A review: The thing I absolutely loved about this dress is how flirty and feminine it is, while also being elegant enough to dress up for a more formal event. Can't you just imagine how spectacular it would look with a white belted coat and a class black pair of Louboutins? I also love that it's silk, silk just hugs and wraps the body in a way that other material doesn't.
The fit of the dress is really great, definitely runs true to size (a relief in a world gone mad with vanity sizing) and it is the perfect length for a midi skirt. I'm so tall, I encounter a lot of problems with dresses being an awkward length on me, but this one hit exactly where I was expecting it to when I fell in love with it.
I'm very much hoping for two things this fall: cool weather (so I can pair it with that white coat I have in mind) and for someone to invite me to an amazing rooftop party so I can bring this dress back out (hint hint).
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Peep a detail shot from after the shoot of this gorgeous ring! Love the vintage vibe of the rose gold cocktail ring studded with green and blue jewels: