10:49 AMHow To Find The Perfect Dress
It is a typical scenario, I go out in search of a dress for a special occasion. I scour every store and mall nearby. I try on dress, after dress, after dress. Each one comes up short. Too short, wrong color, fits weird, low cut, or sleeveless, nothing seems to work to my best assets. Maybe I am too picky, but it seems to me that many women are in the same boat as me! After all of these failed attempts I can share some tips I have learned for finding a dress that works for any occasion.
I was provided samples for this post, all opinions are my own.
Find a dress that flatters your figure. There are all kids of fittings and quizzes out there to determine your body type. Once you know what your body type is you can go from there.
Have you heard of Vilanya? They are an answer to all my wasted shopping hours! At vilanya.com every dress is a custom dress. I recently chose this dress from their website:
I had them add 3/4 sleeves and some length to it to make it fit my personal specifications.
The print is a step outside of my comfort zone, but I love it! It is NOT a maternity dress. I am 20 weeks along with my 3rd baby in these pictures. (Here is a quick phone shot from the other day to get a better look at that bump.)
When I chose this dress I looked for stretchy fabrics and pleats in just the right places. It should work for a few more months, but it will still be perfect after my baby gets here as well. I love the pockets and the small details, plus it is really high quality.
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