Last week, I asked for your help on deciding between two dresses that I thought about wearing to a wedding. I couldn't decide. Lots of people emailed me and ... the vote was evenly split! Recall that I was deciding between these two dresses:
Anthropologie Strapless Watercolor
Magenta Sheath Dress
I packed both of the dresses and ended up wearing ... neither! At the last minute, I threw in my coral strapless silk dupioni dress that my mom made me and my Anthropologie beaded belt. I did a fashion show for my friends, and the vote was unanimous: coral silk dress with beaded belt! And here I am. [note: My friends were in the picture, but I cropped them out because I don't like to put people's pix on the blog unless they give the OK].
I love this dress! And the belt felt like it was meant for it. The shoes are old and I've worn them with a ton of dresses. They're actually very comfy. I wore my hair in a bun and simple gold jewelry.
I liked my outfit for the rehearsal dinner too. It was a recent purchase - the dress belonged to my daughter's friend's mom (got that?) and she posted it on an online consignment thing on Facebook. It is a Loft dress and she was selling it for $15. Wow! I tried it on and loved it. I paired it with my favorite j.crew bubble necklace.
There you go! I feel like I punked out a little with the wedding outfit, but I truly thought it would be too warm to wear, so I ruled it out when I asked for advice on the blog. I have another wedding in October and can't wait to put together something fun to wear.