What I Wore: An ELOQUII Valentine (and a giveaway!)

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eloquii pink lace midi dressIt's no secret that I have a crush on ELOQUII. For so many years, plus size fashion was devoid of fun. After a short stint as part of The Limited, ELOQUII came back on their own with a mission to make fun and fashionable plus size apparel. And boy do they deliver! Gorgeous color, cutting edge trends, and clothing that celebrates the wearer, doesn't hide her. The people behind the brand are just as awesome – they truly love their customers and want to provide them with an awesome style experience, whether it's with an online purchase or in one of their brick and mortar stores (I'm lucky to live near one of the three ELOQUII stores here in DC and shopping there is such a treat). I couldn't think of any other brand I'd want to wear on Valentine's Day than ELOQUII.

eloquii hot pink lace dress pink lace eloquii dress pink lace dress eloquiiDress: Lace Fit and Flare c/o ELOQUII (14) | Bag: ALLSAINTS | Shoes: Dune of London

pink lace plus size dressI am attending an event later this month where the dress code is pink and cocktail attire. I asked ELOQUII if I could  have this dress. This dress is just as pretty in person as it is online. I decided to wear it to dinner at Fish by Jose Andres when we visited MGM National Harbor this weekend. I love hot pink with leopard, and pulled out these calf hair pumps I bought a year or so ago. However, this dress would look great with nude pumps, a delicate strappy heel in a soft metallic, or even a pointed toe flat in a contrast color like Kelly green. With the lace sleeves, this is a three-season dress that would be great for Date Night, a holiday party, or a wedding.

wardrobe oxygen eloquii pink dress2017 was the year I truly fell in love with ELOQUII. Some of my favorite clothes in my closets are from the brand. I wore ELOQUII to Diner en Blanc, wore ELOQUII on television to model for the brand, even hosted an event at their DC-area store. I love that if there's a trend out there I want to embrace (hello pajama trend!), ELOQUII likely has made it and in a way that flatters a curvy frame.

pink lace dress spring 2018 eloquiiWhen ELOQUII heard I was hosting giveaways to celebrate you, the Wardrobe Oxygen readers, they were excited to participate. ELOQUII generously is offering one Wardrobe Oxygen reader a $300 e-gift card to have a little shopping spree to treat herself. Offering clothing as well as accessories, footwear, lingerie, and swimwear, ELOQUII can outfit you from head to toe in fabulous fashion. Thank you ELOQUII for this giveaway and for being an all-around awesome brand!

How to Enter:

Wardrobe Oxygen X ELOQUII Giveaway


  1. Lisa
    March 2, 2018 / 1:59 pm

    You wear that color well! I would purchase that dress in a heart beat!

  2. Cassie
    February 20, 2018 / 2:04 am

    There’s a great black faux leather moto I’m digging, and their destructed denim looks right up my spooky alley.

  3. CEB
    February 19, 2018 / 2:23 pm

    Their Kady pants are a favorite.

  4. Delora
    February 19, 2018 / 1:38 pm

    I haven’t tried Eloquii yet, but I really need to. I had to buy a new business suit last year, and had the absolute worst time finding anything that fit over my bust in regular stores. Definitely eyeing the Ali jacket, and the Kady pants in the Gena fit (because all my weight is in my belly and chest, and my legs are like toothpicks).

  5. BA
    February 19, 2018 / 10:07 am

    I have not tried ELOQUII but all their stuff that you were looks great; I’d love to try them!

  6. Emily
    February 19, 2018 / 9:16 am

    I’ve heard such great things about the Kady pants and I really need to update my work wardrobe – always love your posts about Eloquii!

  7. Katy
    February 19, 2018 / 8:28 am

    Still haven’t tried Eloquii, but the dresses are always beautiful!

  8. Kris
    February 19, 2018 / 12:26 am

    I’d love to try the Kady pants. Thank you for doing these giveaways, they’re a lot of fun!

  9. Jen B
    February 18, 2018 / 4:51 pm

    You look amazing! I’ve admired Eloquii but haven’t tried thwm out yet!

  10. Kristin
    February 18, 2018 / 4:05 pm

    I would totally get the Grace pointed toe flat (maybe in a few different colors) so I can jump on the loafer trend.

  11. Ceyris
    February 18, 2018 / 3:21 pm

    Love everything about this frock – it has colour, texture, shape and swing. Don’t we all need more of that in our lives?

  12. Wendy Dunn
    February 18, 2018 / 12:26 pm

    I’ve never bought anything from Eloquii but everything seems so cute!

  13. CaitlinH
    February 18, 2018 / 12:45 am

    I’ve been dying to try Eloquii! Their stuff looks amazing.

  14. Chris
    February 17, 2018 / 1:18 am

    There are so many great Eloqui choices. It’s going to be difficult to narrow it down to only a few pieces.

  15. Jennifer
    February 17, 2018 / 12:16 am

    I’d love a pair of distressed jeans.

    • Jennifer
      February 17, 2018 / 12:17 am

      Their catalogue came in the mail earlier this week. My daughter circled all the things she thought I should order and that she could wear when I grow tired of them. She’s six.

  16. Heidi
    February 16, 2018 / 11:35 pm

    I’d like to get a pair of Kady pants to match my Quinn jacket

  17. Jennifer Hayden
    February 16, 2018 / 5:39 pm

    I would get the Corset Laced Puff Sleeve Top. That cobalt color is gorgeous!!!

  18. Wendy
    February 16, 2018 / 1:11 am

    Love the pink dress, you look amazing! Eloqui has beautiful clothing, I am eyeing up the polka dot crepe pant and 3/4 puff sleeve top.

  19. Julie
    February 15, 2018 / 11:56 pm

    Love the dress! You look fabulous in it. I adore lace.

  20. Nicole c
    February 15, 2018 / 11:50 pm

    Looking fantastic

  21. Macayla Mondragon
    February 15, 2018 / 8:45 pm

    Fantastic dress. I find myself in cusp sizes these days and after I have this next baby in a couple of months a small shopping spree to fit my postpartum body and beyond world do this mama good!

  22. Kelly
    February 15, 2018 / 7:00 pm

    I would love to try a dress! I have some tops and pants, but I really need a fun spring dress…

  23. ErinG
    February 15, 2018 / 6:45 pm

    The hot pink leopard combo is amazing on you! Honestly, though, I’d prefer to see a lower neckline on the dress… The funny thing to me is that before following your blog I would never have realized that what I felt was a bit “off” was the high neckline with a longer midi hemline! Thank you for helping me hone in on my own preferences!!!

  24. Kristin
    February 15, 2018 / 6:38 pm

    I love the pink with the animal print shoes!!!

  25. Marie
    February 15, 2018 / 4:20 pm

    New Spring outfit!

  26. LauraH
    February 15, 2018 / 2:53 pm

    Lovely dress! And I love your blog!

  27. Joy
    February 15, 2018 / 2:41 pm

    Perfect dress for valentine’s day!

  28. Mary
    February 15, 2018 / 11:40 am

    I always wondered about Eloquii but have never pulled the trigger on a purchase. I will have to take another look!

  29. Misty
    February 15, 2018 / 11:28 am

    I love Eloquii, and I am so glad they offer some items in petite cuts. I am a 12/14 and only 5’1 so some of their items run large on me, and I struggle with the lengths. But I would love the polka dot bell sleeve top!

  30. Jennifer P.
    February 15, 2018 / 11:04 am

    I need some more Kady pants!

  31. Alex
    February 15, 2018 / 10:22 am

    Not in it for the giveaway — just to say, you look so, so lovely. You make that dress light up.

  32. Laurel
    February 15, 2018 / 9:01 am

    Huge fan of Eloquii! Over the past year they have become my go-to for business and casual wear. Can’t say which item I would purchase, because I have a cart full ready to go on the website as I type! Seems like Eloquii always has something for me when I need a fashion fix.

  33. Precious
    February 15, 2018 / 8:05 am

    I dont know what if purchse, so far everything I get is a winner. I LOVE Eloquii

    • Precious
      February 15, 2018 / 8:06 am

      I dont know what I’d purchase if I win . . .sorry no coffee yet.

  34. patricia
    February 15, 2018 / 7:03 am

    I would purchase the floral with flowers dress if I won.

  35. Chandra
    February 15, 2018 / 4:25 am

    Such a beautiful dress!! I could see wearing it on a date or to church! I am a huge fan of Eloquii and their amazing styles for curvy women!!

  36. Carajo
    February 15, 2018 / 3:48 am

    Ooh, that dress looks fantastic! I wouldn’t have considered it until now. I’d like to invest in a pant suit

  37. Samantha
    February 14, 2018 / 11:53 pm

    The balconette bodysuit! And some jeans. Definitely jeans!

  38. Mary Gonzales
    February 14, 2018 / 10:50 pm

    Definitely jeans!!!

  39. Marmendy
    February 14, 2018 / 10:40 pm

    I’d like to try out their jeans. Love the pink dress on you!

  40. Kim
    February 14, 2018 / 9:47 pm

    I’d definitely start with Studio Tie Waist Faux Leather Dress as it’s slightly tailored but with a harder edge.Which pretty much describes me.

  41. Mary W
    February 14, 2018 / 9:39 pm

    I would order the Lace Detail Sheath Dress. Perfect for so many occasions

  42. Susan P.
    February 14, 2018 / 9:21 pm

    I would get the Keyhole Neckline Gown.

  43. Ellen
    February 14, 2018 / 8:49 pm

    I love Eloquii! I have a few of their Kady pants and want to try other things.

  44. Cindy
    February 14, 2018 / 8:37 pm

    Love this dress, your style, and your blog.

    I’d like to try the Eloquii colored work pants you featured in your recent capsule.

  45. tonia
    February 14, 2018 / 8:36 pm

    I would love to try Eloqui! I am looking for a versatile dress and even though it’s hot pink, yours fits the bill! Thank you for the opportunity Allie!

  46. February 14, 2018 / 8:36 pm

    That pink dress is a great choice for you. Eloquii has a lot of wonderful things. The biggest gap in my wardrobe right now is dressy (but not too dressy) tops. The Belted Short Sleeve Tee or the Relaxed Flare Sleeve Top look like they would be good choices

  47. Jenne
    February 14, 2018 / 8:23 pm

    I love the brocade blazer and the neoprene skirt.

  48. Sarah
    February 14, 2018 / 8:00 pm

    I love their accessories and I’ve really been ogling some of the stuff they have coming out soon, like the polka dot shirt and the red and black jumpsuit. I wish they would open up more brick and mortar stores, too!

  49. MHM
    February 14, 2018 / 7:55 pm

    The striped cutout button detail too is just the sort of thing I’m looking for now that I’m staying home with kiddos but still want to look pulled together (and totally love that dress!!)

  50. Kate
    February 14, 2018 / 5:15 pm

    I have and love their neoprene pencil skirt. It would be great to stock up on more colors–it’s such an easy outfit with a black v-neck sweater. Love that pink dress too, if only I had somewhere to wear it!

  51. Sumi R
    February 14, 2018 / 4:42 pm

    I love the Raglan Wrap Dress in polka dot print! So cute!

  52. Michelle
    February 14, 2018 / 4:18 pm

    This looks adorable on you! What a great Spring dress too. I would buy something green if I won. My favorite color and it looks like Eloquii has a lot to offer right now.

  53. Chris Murton
    February 14, 2018 / 4:04 pm

    I like the Ali Blazer and the Kristen Tunic top. They’d be going onto my list.

  54. Susan
    February 14, 2018 / 3:31 pm

    This is a really pretty dress. It looks like a little too much fabric in the bust? Is that just an illusion in the photos?

    • February 14, 2018 / 4:05 pm

      Yes the dress is a bit big for me. Since working out 14W doesn’t always fit me correctly. Im thinking about getting it altered I like it so much.

  55. February 14, 2018 / 3:17 pm

    Eloquii is definitely one of my favorites and my mom’s as well. We talk to each other all the time when new releases happen. I love their fun colorful prints and unmistakable Eloquii aesthetic.

  56. Jennifer
    February 14, 2018 / 2:46 pm

    That asymmetrical pleated dress is so perfect for work!

  57. Ashley H
    February 14, 2018 / 2:41 pm

    Eloquii’s work tops can’t be beat. I love the looks of the asymmetric pleated short sleeve top In green – trying to bring more pops of color to my black wardrobe.

  58. Krista Alexander
    February 14, 2018 / 2:31 pm

    I always go black when it says cocktail. I love the pink!

  59. Gretchen
    February 14, 2018 / 2:23 pm

    I cannot wait to wear my sequin dress from ELOQUII to an event next month.

  60. jodie
    February 14, 2018 / 2:20 pm

    I love some of their shoes. I’ve been vacillating on a pair of white booties…and I keep talking myself out of them!! But hey…why not??

  61. mami2jcn
    February 14, 2018 / 2:08 pm

    I’d love the Cross Front Ruched Dress.

  62. karabooiloveyou
    February 14, 2018 / 1:54 pm

    I’m wearing Eloquii on Valentine’s day, too! Love this dress on you!

  63. jo hast
    February 14, 2018 / 1:35 pm

    Such a pretty shade on you! Happy Valentines day!!

  64. Kate K
    February 14, 2018 / 1:34 pm

    I have just loved their striped dresses lately–I feel like I have far too many striped dresses in my wardrobe already but they are doing really unique things with how they’re patterned and how they’re cut. I’d love to try one!

  65. Mary
    February 14, 2018 / 1:18 pm

    I would love to try some clothes from Eloquii! I have really appreciated you featuring them here!

  66. Erica
    February 14, 2018 / 1:04 pm

    I would buy that dress and slay at a wedding I’m going to in April!

  67. charlie
    February 14, 2018 / 12:53 pm

    What a GORGEOUS color! You may inspire me to walk away from black yet… (maybe 🙂 )

  68. Kris C.
    February 14, 2018 / 12:24 pm

    I would never think of pairing those leopard shoes with that beautiful dress, but it works!

  69. Brenda
    February 14, 2018 / 12:10 pm

    That multicolored striped trumpet skirt is pretty hot. I’d pair it with a tight leather jacket and be ready to hit the town 1980s style

  70. Grace
    February 14, 2018 / 11:37 am

    Eloqui’s clothes are always what I think of as FUN. I’m old enough to be pretty choosy about trends– but your blog really helps me feel braver about many. 🙂 I would love to win this and be brave!

  71. Lynn
    February 14, 2018 / 11:20 am

    The dress you have on is gorgeous and you rock it! I love the Kristen tunic top and the riding cardigan. Both are available in do many colors!

  72. L H Carter
    February 14, 2018 / 10:47 am

    I love this dress—for the allover lace and the great punchy pink color. Kudos to you for the surprise of wearing the leopard pumps. This is a great Valentine’s day look. When you were it to your future social event, you will look wonderful.

  73. Briana
    February 14, 2018 / 10:42 am

    I always default to black dresses, but I love this hot pink on you – Makes me consider branching out!

  74. February 14, 2018 / 10:35 am

    What a gorgeous dress! Perfect for Valentine’s Day, and as we move into spring.

  75. February 14, 2018 / 10:18 am

    Love the photos and the dress is beautiful. While I don’t own much of pink, I must admit is a pretty color.

    And yes to Eloquii coming into the plus size fashion industry and making a name (and statement!) for themselves.

  76. Jenna
    February 14, 2018 / 10:02 am

    Eloquii does the just-below-knee skirt so well, and you look amazing in that dress!

  77. KateM
    February 14, 2018 / 10:02 am

    I would love to get a red dress – Eloquii has some gorgeous ones!

  78. Carol
    February 14, 2018 / 10:01 am

    Very, very pretty!

  79. Sue K.
    February 14, 2018 / 9:57 am

    The selection is fantastic. The Button Front Fit and Flare Dress is gorgeous!

  80. Nancy T
    February 14, 2018 / 9:56 am

    I love the mixed print duster but it is sold out! I would love one of the leather dresses.

  81. Michelle L
    February 14, 2018 / 9:54 am

    I would love to try Eloquii! The dress you’re wearing is stunning and so versatile.

  82. Debra
    February 14, 2018 / 9:50 am

    You are pretty in pink!

  83. the cape on the corner
    February 14, 2018 / 9:48 am

    omg you look adorable. the tie back v neck tee is super cute.

  84. Becca
    February 14, 2018 / 9:41 am

    I looked through some of their site trying to see what I would want to get and honestly I’d have a hard time deciding! I’m really liking all the asymmetrical necklines and details they have on their tops – it makes them interesting without resorting to a loud pattern, which isn’t really my style.

  85. Claire C.
    February 14, 2018 / 9:27 am

    Really pretty dress ! And, thank you for reminding me of Eloquii – their Gena pant shape is perfect for me. Here’s what I would pick out on their website: Kady Fit Double-Weave Pant – classic color, fabric looks very lush and ankle-length is perfect for me. I’ll pass the Eloquii web site on to others!

  86. Fran
    February 14, 2018 / 9:20 am

    That dress would be perfect for my neices’ weddings this summer. Those are what I am currently shopping for.

  87. Hmacski
    February 14, 2018 / 9:07 am

    Oooh, fun. Velvet pants? The leopard print blazer with contrast collar? Several cute tops….
    Thanks for the giveaway, Alison!

  88. joannawnyc
    February 14, 2018 / 9:06 am

    Eloquii sure has some gems!

  89. Alison Larabie Chase
    February 14, 2018 / 9:02 am

    You look stunning! What a great colour. I love that the dress has sleeves -a rarity it seems, across all sizes.

  90. Jennifer
    February 14, 2018 / 8:56 am

    Love seeing your outfits on this site. Have been impressed by the clothes you have shown from eloquii

  91. Tracy Mann
    February 14, 2018 / 8:56 am

    Great giveaway! Would love to try some of these beautiful clothes!!

  92. Elena
    February 14, 2018 / 8:51 am

    Love the dress! What a pretty color:):):)

  93. EvaNadine
    February 14, 2018 / 8:50 am

    HOLY COW — this is a brand i have been DYING to try!
    i keep meaning to hit up one of the stores, and somehow just haven’t gotten around to it yet…how is that?!!

    im desperate to try to Moto Skinny Jeans, but i would also LOVE the Neoprene Pencil Skirt – in abouta hundred different colors and patterns!

  94. joygret
    February 14, 2018 / 8:41 am

    I’m definitely stealing this outfit idea. Pink and leopard makes this outfit look fresh!

  95. Snaphappy
    February 14, 2018 / 8:31 am

    Love the dress!

  96. Maureen
    February 14, 2018 / 8:27 am

    Love, love, love this dress! And, yes love the leopard shoes too!!

  97. Nancy
    February 14, 2018 / 8:19 am

    This is absolutely adorable. Eloqui is by turns elegant, sexy, classic, and always fun. Thanks, Allison, for showcasing their lovely clothes.

  98. Sarah R
    February 14, 2018 / 8:06 am

    Love ELOQUII !!

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