OOTD: Some Called It My Christmas Dress
I couldn't wait to wear the dress the moment I saw it online that I had to make it mine. There were three colours to choose from and each equally appealing so I bought the red because I know I would wear it near Christmas, on Christmas or after Christmas.
When I had an evening that I was to go out for a movie and some drinks, I was eager to let it make its appearance and the number of people who asked me if it was my Christmas dress was unbelievable. One said "You look very Christmassy today" and another "Is it Christmas yet?" and yet another "Is that your Christmas dress?". Yes I suppose it is. It is one of my Christmas dresses.
It's a good thing I bought it early because in just 2 days or so, it was off the racks!My second pair of leopard print brogues which you see from time to time. I seriously love this pair of shoes. I thought it would be difficult to match at first but I found everything to match it with. It could go with black, blue, red, pink, a versatility upon itself that surprised me. Verdict for the Forever21+ Red Bandage Dress:
I was very worried initially. Forever21+ carries up to size 18 officially and though there have been many pieces which fit well for the size 20 and above, this dress might jolly well not been one of them. I am not a big fan of the tummy hugging sort. I knew the cut of the dress would be flattering but question is, would it be forgiving enough? I am sort of a calculated risk taker and decided to go for it and I am pleasantly surprised, this being my first dress from Forever21+. It fits me just well everywhere and has pleats running through the front. In my opinion, dresses with a pleated or a wrapped front helps to contain the tummy a little. It is not too loose, not too tight and not too short. The material is superb though a little heavy for Singapore's weather. I would imagine it doing very well for autumn and winter. It has merits that made it tolerable for heat and humidity which are the short sleeves and a slightly interesting cutout at the back for a spot of breeze. If one day the colour red is as celebrated as black, this would be my little big red dress, the classic statement that I would never tire of or go out of style.
Bows for the Forever21+ Red Bandage Dress:Christmas Dress: Forever21+
Leggings that always roll down: Dorothy Perkins, 120 denier
Leopard Print Brogues: "Your Feet Look Gorgeous" range from New Look
Gold Bow Brooch: H&M (bought in Paris!)
Red Ring: Actually Actually
Polka Dotted Ring: Dorothy Perkins
Labels: Bowdicts, Brogues, Brooches, Dorothy Perkins, Dresses, Faith21, Forever21+, Leggings, New Look, OOTD, Outfits, Red, Reviews, Rings, Your Feet Look Gorgeous