Friday, December 6, 2013

Fashionably Late: Winter Sparkle

One week down, two more to go until Christmas break! I have to say that I'm TREMENDOUSLY excited for this weekend. Why? Because exactly one year ago on Sunday, this happened:

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We got married, and it was pretty cool and stuff like that! 

Anyway, Matt and I both have surprises planned for this weekend, so you'll get to hear all about the big celebrations on Monday. I've also got a post planned for Sunday, the day of our anniversary. 

In the meantime, I felt it was appropriate to do a little Fashionably Late post on my rehearsal dinner outfit! 

I spent several months searching for the perfect dress for the rehearsal dinner. Since it was a winter wedding, y'all KNOW I needed something sparkly. At first, I found a lovely, gold sheath dress that was on clearance at BHLDN, but of course once I tried it on I couldn't even zip it up. I've lost about 15 pounds since then and, for the most part, wear a size smaller than what I ordered, but I STILL can't fit in that dress. Did I mention it was final sale? Womp womp. 

Anyway,  I luckily found this pretty number at Macy's just in time.

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And by "pretty number," I'm not talking about the redhead standing next to me. Ow ow!
I paired it with black booties and some shiny accessories from Kate Spade (duh). I also carried a sequined black clutch that happened to be one of those "free gift with purchase" things from Vicky's. ALL OUTFIT PROBLEMS SOLVED! 

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This dress also works really well for holiday parties, or to wear around a casino during NYE!

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Since this outfit was put together a year ago (has it really been a year?!?), I can't find all of it online but I will do my best to find similar options (in case you're a stalker and you want to look just like me--but let's face it, doesn't everyone want to dress like me?)

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Have a wonderful weekend!

Dress //  DKNYC @ Macy's
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Necklace // Kate Spade
Earrings // Kate Spade
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Booties // Bandolino @ Macy's
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Clutch // Victoria's Secret
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