Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Little White Summer Dress

When Apart Style asked me to pick out several items for the IT girl feature, I was immediately drawn to this dress. It is a classic sheath style with pretty eyelet detail. I’ve always loved wearing white in the summer. This dress is also perfect for work when paired with a blazer/cardigan. It is 100% lined and very well-made. Unfortunately, the smallest size was still too big for my frame. This dress has gone through a major alteration. I knew my alterations would be expensive because of how complicated the dress was, but I still shocked when I saw the bill. However, I love the fit post alterations. Personally, I think it’s worth it for something timeless that can be worn year after year. I feel more confident when wearing clothes that fit properly.



What I am wearing:
Dress: Eyelet dress c/o ApartStyle.com - size 0 (buy here)
Boots: Steve Madden (buy similar here or here)
Blazer: Banana Republic (buy similar here - available in 00)
Bag: Burberry smoked check bowling bag (buy here - free shipping)
Belt: H&M *still available in stores*





28 comments:

  1. this dress fits you perfectly post-alterations and i love a good white dress!! beautiful pictures, Sydney!

    cute & little

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  2. Loving the photos! The dress looks really good on you, Sydney! What are you wearing on your lashes? So sparkly :D

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  3. From that IT Girl post... I've loved this white dress and boots combination, Sydney. I guess since I've posted about dresses with cowboy boots in my own blog, I've begun to appreciate what wearing boots with a cute dress can do for you. You're a beautiful lady to begin with; even more so with this outfit post. Love this dress as well as the boots. Just stunning!

    johnbmarine.blogspot.com

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  4. The weather looks so nice where you are!

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  5. The dress is so simple yet effortlessly chic. I think I would love to wear such dresses and wear them to death if after alterations, it fits to a T. I love the brown from the belt and boots. Lovely!

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  6. you look so pretty with loose waves sydney! i like this simple southern belle look

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  7. i absolutely love this dress on you and especially the first photo. I love how you pair it with the brown belt and boots!

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  8. @The Little Dust Princess Jessy, I have no idea LOL =) I think I was wearing eyeshadow with a bit of glitter in it.

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  9. What a perfect summer dress! And I love that belt, too - it goes so well with the dress and has awesome detailing.

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  10. This dress look really good with belt. You styled it well with belt and casual boots, cute look. White dress is classic as black dress in my opinion.

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  11. Gorgeous dress and great styling, Sydney! The boots were a wonderful surprise when I scrolled through the photos. Very boho chic!

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  12. My Most fav look from you! Love it love it!

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  13. I think the alterations were worth it and I love how you paired it with boots! would have never thought to do that!

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  14. This looks so adorable with the boots!

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  15. Beautiful pictures! Looks so good especially with the boots! Great way to transition into Fall :)!

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  16. Your tailor did a beautiful job on this dress because I can't tell any work was done to it! With lining, I am sure it was quite a pricey job, but I think it is perfect! Enjoy and you look fantastic!

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  17. Congrats on the feature - well deserved!! That dress looks absolutely fab on you :)

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  18. This dress is so pretty and elegant. You pull it off so well. P.S Love your burberry bag! :)

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  19. Your photos are beautiful! And I love the white and brown and khaki together.

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  20. Lovely pictures! And the dress is gorgeous on you! :)

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  21. The eyelet dress looks beautiful on you - you look elegant and chic. I love the subtle detailing on the dress so it's simple, but unique at the same time.

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  22. I agree that the alterations are well worth it in this case! The dress looks great on you and will definitely remain in style for years to come. I love the subtle eyelet print and how you dressed it up or down with the blazer and boots :)

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  23. gorgeous photos! amazing style :)
    check out my blog too if u d like :)
    http://etbreadandbutter.blogspot.com/
    xoxo

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  24. Nice! i like it?
    have you seen my last outfit post, of cow girl, with Gucci bag?
    came and see it! i wait for you follow !
    kisses
    Miriamstella (from Italy)
    http://isfashionmypassion.blogspot.com/

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  25. I love love loveee your style!! The dress looks amazing with the belt and the boots, love it!! <3

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  26. The dress looks really good on you!

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