Let’s be honest. My closet has no shortage of dresses. So when my husband practically begged me to keep this dress from my Le Tote, I knew we had a winner. This cold-shoulder body con dress is as comfy as it is flattering.
Classic stripes never go out of style. They ebb and wane in popularity, but you’ll never see them completely leave the line up. If you are still following the old rule of no horizontal stripes, throw that one out the window. These days you can absolutely rock those horizontal stripes in flattering designs like this body contouring dress. Unlike many body-con dresses, this one was a very relaxed t-shirt material. There is no tight spandex holding you in on this one so consider spanx for a little more control.
Here’s a rule I recommend everyone follow. If what you are wearing isn’t making you smile, change! Fashion should express who you are, and make you feel like the fun, flirty, confident person you are. This little number certainly brought out the best in me. I’ll admit I wondered if maybe the style was a little too young for this almost 35 year old mom of two. Honestly though, why shouldn’t I enjoy wearing this while I feel confident in it? If you love it, and it’s flattering, party on!
Although it is technically fall, in Florida we’ve still been sizzling away in the heat. I chose to pair this look with a sassy set of pointy toed pumps I received from An Unlikely Pear for a little sophistication. For cooler climes a set of over the knee boots would have looked fab or maybe even some fun sock booties with a moto jacket. Side swept hair showed off my shoulders and collar bones which this dress puts center stage while my black choker brought the attention back to my face. Lastly I really loved these pink mirrored aviators I recently received from Glasses Shop. They added that perfect final touch to achieve that cool girl effect.
Do you love stripes? I want to hear your favorite ways of sporting this classic graphic print. Leave a comment below. I love connecting with you all!
Enjoy the Journey!
xo- Amy West
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Special thanks to Diana at Sole’ Spa in Jacksonville Beach for giving me a little extra glow with an air brush tan.