Posts tagged ‘Dresses’

If I Lived A Fancy Life

Sometimes I day dream about what it would be like to live a fancy life, where you had reasons and occasions to wear beautiful clothing and make up . If I lived a fancy life  I would definitely buy this dress.

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The dress is part of the Spring/Summer 2017 collection from Michael Costello shown at New York Fashion week

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Summer Dresses

Dresses are my favorite thing to wear in the summer when it is hot. While the classic sundress is above the knee, I think a maxi dress is just as summery. Even though I own 20-something dresses I still window shop. Here are some that I found last night when I couldn’t sleep because of the heat.

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This red gingham print reminds me of summer time picnics. This dress is from Polly Pop Boutique (www.Pollypopboutique.com). I’ve purchased a dress from them before and was very impressed with the quality. The lower picture is from the instagram account @chicagochicblog. She looks stunning so I had to include it. This dress is available for $64.

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I’m a sucker of a tie dye type pattern in the summer. This dress is by FELICITY & COCO, available at Nordstrom for $78.

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Who doesn’t love a bold pattern in summer? This dress is also by FELICITY & COCO, for $88. I saw this dress in person 2 weeks ago at Nordstrom, it is much prettier in person.

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This is the Found Love Maxi dress by White Fox Boutique. Their website is http://www.whitefoxboutique.com. The unfortunate thing is they are based in Australia. They have tons of sexy, but not too revealing, dress. This one is $75 AUD so approximately $55 US.

If anyone has suggestions on good websites for dresses let me know in the comments. I don’t need any more, but I love to look.

Baby got BACK!

Like all Oregonians I am counting down the days until summer and warm weather comes. Until then I look at so many gorgeous garments that are even better during the warm summer months. One of my  year round favorites  is backless dress or dresses with fun back details. There are a few that might come live in my closet.

Butterflies and a bow, perfect combo for summer.

Butterflies and a bow, perfect combo for summer.

Pency Standard does back cut out dresses every season. I love the sleeveless for summer and the floor length skirt somewhat balances out the amount of skin showing.

Pency Standard does back cut out dresses every season. I love the sleeveless for summer and the floor length skirt somewhat balances out the amount of skin showing.

Rachel Pally

The back on this Rachel Pally dress looks elegant and the knit fabric makes them comfortable. The color is also beautiful.

The back on this Rachel Pally dress looks elegant and the knit fabric makes them comfortable. The color is also beautiful.

Tiare Hawaii

This Tiare Hawaii dress would be perfect for the river or the beach.

This dress is white hot, but i don't know what occasion I would wear it to.

This dress is white hot, but i don’t know what occasion I would wear it to.

If you don’t own a backless dress or one with a deep drape, try on one. They are a different way to do a sexy outfit, and they have the wonderful shock and awe factor.

Oregon State University Spring Fashion Show

I haven’t posted anything recently because my lap top is old and had to go to the computer doctor. But it is fixed now so I will get back to my semi regular posting schedule.

One of the most exciting fashion events that takes place on the OSU campus happened last week. The spring show is always amazing! This year was no exception. There are so many talented student designers. The title this year was Cirque De La Mode, which meant very cool acrobat performances. Below are some picture highlights from the show.

I couldn’t pick a favorite from the show, but this is one of the top contenders.

I want this outfit for work, perfect my of feminine and sophisticated.

I love shirts with back details, especially when it involves buttons.

I don’t normally like high waist pants, but these are too pretty.

I’m in love with this skirt!

I have a weakness for floor length gowns with high slits.

My friend Jana Boyl designed this line. So cute. I want the yellow one for summer.

My dear friend Lindsay Pritchard designed this line. I can’t wait for her to be up and running so I can have her make me custom clothing.

If you live in Oregon and have never seen the Spring Fashion Show at OSU you should really consider seeing it next year. It is worth the trip for people from out of town

~Caitlin Malia~

Maxi Dresses for Spring

Spring is around the corner in Oregon. This always gets me excited for warmer weather clothing, even though in Oregon we don’t get to wear it until June usually. Dresses are one of my favorite spring/summer outfits. I love maxi dresses especially because I don’t get the naked feeling in them.

Theory maxi dress $415

Haute Hippie maxi dress $575

Milly maxi dress $416

Lanston boyfriend maxi dress $132

Lanston racer back maxi dress $121

ONE by contrarian Babs bibb maxi dress $425

Indah maxi dress $115

I’m hoping this year I find a maxi dress that is long enough. Fingers crossed.

~Caitlin Malia~