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Wearing: Ark & Co Lace Dress | Dolce Vita Heels | Trouve Clutch | Kate Spade Watch

This past weekend was my college reunion (3 years, gasp!) where I retreated to Portsmouth, NH, with my best friend to reunite with old friends. You can only imagine the panic that set in as I searched for the perfect dress to wear that was both confident & comfortable. I have been beyond busy that I relied on my trusty friend, online shopping, to find a dress. I ordered four, FOUR dresses that arrived at my door-step the day before, & didn't like ONE. I ran to the mall & found this cute crochet number at Lord & Taylor. To compliment my date's black & white ensemble, I paired it black accessories, & kept the hair & make-up as simple as they come.

It was the perfect dress that transitioned from formal to casual, when we hopped from the function hall to the bar. I love the unexpected gold detailing found in the belt, the fact that it hugged & flared at all the right places, & that it was the perfect pop of color as we rush into fall.

I hope you had a great weekend!

12 comments:

  1. My 10 year reunion is next month, but I feel like with Facebook they already know everything about me! Great dress! You look beautiful!

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  2. love this dress on you! the color is gorgeous!
    xoxo,

    Fashion Fractions

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  3. you look GORGEOUS! love this pick doll xo

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  4. Love this look! The color is amazing, and I love the contrast with your nails :)
    You look beautiful!!
    Now following.
    Maybe if you get some time you can check out my blog too?
    xoxo
    Cori

    www.purecanesugarfashion.wordpress.com

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  5. Great dress! I really like the color.

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  6. Very pretty dress, and the shoes go great with it.

    Bold as Fashion

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  7. Gorgeous lace dress.The bright color is a plus too.I think black can be a classic look for these type too.:)

    audrinajulia.blogspot.com

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  8. This is such a gorgeous dress, love the color it's bright but not in your face and you look amazing in it...WORK!!

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  9. Really pretty look Allie, this dress looks amazing on you!
    xo K
    www.lilieslattesandlace.com

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  10. four dresses and you didn't like one?! haha i'd be so stressed! but it really worked out in the end- that color is so pretty!

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  11. I'm a fellow Boston Blogger who just found you - so glad I did! Love this look (and those amazing pink pants, below). Hope to meet you sometime soon at a blogger event!

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