Wednesday, May 23, 2012

DRESSing Room

Summer is officially here and that being said, there is a lot going on (graduations, parties, anniversaries, birthdays, etc.) and I need dresses! I set out on a mission to find some but only one lucky dress made the cut and landed a spot in the backseat of my car. I've come to realize that whenever I set out looking for something in particular, I never find it. Anyone else feel this way?
On the hanger this looked like a dress, turns out it was a romper and it made me feel like a ruffled zebra.

This was from Kohls, I believe the brand is Apt 9. I adore the color and shape of this dress but it needs to be tailored, apparently I have no hips.

This flowy mint dress caught my eye immediately. I love this color but the top made me feel like I was sprouting wings and overall, the shape just wasn't flattering.

I saw this neon coral/pink high/low dress and I got excited. Then I put it on, and from a side view I looked preggo.

I really loved this dress and it even came with a hot pink belt but there was a small stain and a pull in the fabric, thankfully I caught that becasue otherwise this would've been mine.
I'm glad I found this navy striped dress after my disappointment with the other striped dress above. It have a cut out on the back too. This one made it home with me! 
Back at Kohls, this was by Elle, I decided to channel my inner desperate housewife and try this on. Remember how I said I felt like I had no hips? Well this dress gave me hips but not in a flattering sense.

I gave it the benefit of the doubt and tried the blue one on too but it fit the same.
Ever have shopping trips like this, where you hope to find a bunch of things you like end up leaving with only one item?

11 comments:

  1. Glad you were able to take home that cute striped dress! I feel the same way, it seems whenever I'm looking for something specific I can never find it.

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart
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  2. You have such a cute figure! I hate when you go shopping and come home empty handed.

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  3. All the time! It can get really frustrating, especially when something looks so cute on the hanger and you want it to fit desperately!

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  4. The coral hi-low is my favorite! Bummer it made you look prego from the side because that color suits you so well!

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  5. Oh I like the 2 striped dresses, too bad one of them had a stain! It happens to me too, I will try on so many things, but leave with only 1 or nothing at all!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  6. I had exactly this issue yesterday! I took 7 dresses into the changing room and came out with one! Annnd it was the most basic and cheapest out of them all : / clearly I have cheap taste!

    xx

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  8. I feel like every time I set out looking to spend money I never end up finding anything! Glad you took the navy/white dress home- it's adorable!

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  9. i'm glad you found something! i feel like when i shop, i either find nothing or too much. there's rarely a happy medium.

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  10. I love all of these - especially the pink! And I hear ya, whenever I go with a mission I end up buying everything BUT what I came for (clothes, groceries) you name it!

    sarahsavvystyle.blogspot.com

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  11. OMG -- this happened to me the other day when I went to Kohls. I tried on like 7 things and I hated all of them. So disappointed. Atleast you found a cute dress. That would be cute for memorial day weekend too. :)

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