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I adore this dress, and find the length flattering but a bit too much with opaque tights or boots. So when the weather is how it is now, I look forward to wearing it. You know I adore ponte, and I adore how this dress flatters my curves and is elegant yet work appropriate and is a unique style, but a style that will be fashionable for many seasons to come.
These shoes I got last week at the grand opening of the new Nordstrom Rack in DC; they fit beautifully and I love the gradient of color. I had a pair of snakeskin pumps with a pointy toe years ago – I remember then in some of my first outfit posts on this blog and they were so versatile and chic I literally wore them out. I think these are a great replacement, will look smashing with jeans as well as dresses!
I've been given the opportunity to try out RocksBox for a couple months, and my first order arrived this week. RocksBox is sort of like a mix of Netflix and Rent the Runway, where you pay a monthly fee, enter some details about your personal accessory style, and get to borrow designer jewelry. This bracelet (can see better on my Instagram) is so much fun and so much sparkle, but completely out of my budget; RocksBox is a fun way to try chi chi jewelry without the committment. My first box only had this piece which I adored, but what's cool is I return everything in a postage paid package with my feedback and they better tailor my next box to my style. I'll let you know how it goes, but if you'd like to try RocksBox yourself, follow this link and use the code FABB to get 50% off for three months ($9.50/month – first three months). Per reader Michelle, in order to use the promo code, you have to click on the “Gifts” tab and purchase a gift membership. If you do the regular one, there is no place for the promo code.
Note: I received a complimentary RocksBox subscription through iFabbo; I do not receive any commission off of those who subscribe nor receive additional compensation for the promotion, but the link in this post is specific to me to track my participation in this campaign.
love the dress and the shoes!!!
SoWorkWeekChic by Shawna says
Those shoes are such a find!
No fear of fashion says
I found you through Annette (Lady of Style). You seem like a fun person.
I share your love of such a little black dress. I had one made for me looking very much like yours. And enjoying it as much. Fun… I am wearing a chuncky green necklace with it too.
Cheri'z Angel says
I love those shoes, they remind me of a pair just featured in People StyleWatch, except those were purple and pink. So cute though!
Love the outfit and excited about RocksBox! Where on the gift tab do you enter the promo code? I don’t see a place for it.
Allie at Wardrobe Oxygen says
Good question, I just looked around on the site and can’t find it either! You can contact them at email@example.com and see, that is what I did with my promo code and they took care of it in less than 24 hours.
Lorena Lorena says
I can see why you love this dress, it’s a must have in everyone’s closet.
I cannot stop looking at your necklace, it’s spectacular.
Lady of Style says
What a stunning outfit, Alison! This is really classy – perfect styling with a gorgeous necklace and most elegant shoes. Love it!
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As usual, you look spectacular in black. I like the smooth, clean lines of the dress. Does it come in any other color? I looked at the link and it does not appear to be offered in anything but black. 🙁 BTW, you look better in the dress than the model does.
Glad everyone likes the dress as it looks absolutely amazing on Allie! It does come in several colors this season and in a sleeveless version for warmer temperatures (called Sabrina). Thanks! (Jess from Dobbin Clothing)
Thanks Jess! Both the long sleeved dress in colors and the sleeveless versions are so gorgeous. I wouldn’t mind having one of each style in every color.
Cassandra Westfall says
Love those shoes! Thanks for the info. on RockBox. I’ve always been a little too leery to try out some of those rental sites, but knowing others have had success makes me more likely to give it a try.
Lovely dress. It does flatter your curves. Your makeup is on point
Hems for Her, a.k.a. Katie says
Oh, God, those shoes are STUNNING! I remember you showing them on Instagram and talking about the colors, but damn! I am in love 🙂
Rebekah B says
Your hair looks really cute! I love that necklace, too! And yes, ponte is the best.
THOSE SHOES!!!! Love them!
You look like million dollars ! I love your shoes and smile ! Greetings from Poland 🙂
Just FYI – I followed the link to check out Rocksbox, and in order to use the promo code, you have to click on the “Gifts” tab and purchase a gift membership. If you do the regular one, there is no place for the promo code.
Allie at Wardrobe Oxygen says
Thank you for that, I actually encountered a similar situation when I signed up with my promo code and had to email them to get it resolved. Will update the post accordingly! 🙂
Une femme says
You look so fabulous in that dress! The necklace and snakeskin shoes are perfect touches.