What I Wore: The Ballet

December 27th, 2012 | Posted in Beauty, Fashion, Personal by Meli

I know I said I wouldn’t be back until the new year, but this outfit got a lot of love on my Instagram, so I figured it would make for a good end of year post. Plus, you all know I can’t stay away too long from the blog. It’s a weakness. I hope you all had a fantastic past couple of days with those you love the most!

My Christmas present this year was very simple(ish). I just wanted to be taken out on a romantic date to dinner and a ballet. Namely, The Nutcracker. I hadn’t been since I was a kid, and I’m a sucker for holiday traditions. I’d love for it to be one of ours, and eventually our children. The hubs pulled out all the stops and made me feel like a very lucky wife, which honestly, is a feeling I experience quite often. With that said, I knew this was one of the few occasions where I would be able to rock a sequined dress, so I took full advantage. I just didn’t think my (amazing) dress would come from Forever 21! It was a Christmas miracle. ;)

Dress; Forever 21 {similar}
Jacket; Forever 21 {similar}
Heels; Marc Fisher via DSW {in silver}
Bangles; various
Lipstick; Estee Lauder’s Forbidden Apple
Polish; Essie’s Aperitif

  • http://www.kirstinmarie.com Kirstin Marie

    You look amazing! I love your dress. I hope you had a wonderful holiday!! xoxo

  • Anonymous

    Thank you so much Kirstin!!!
    xoxo

  • http://www.anikaguldstrand.com Anika Guldstrand

    Super fab! Love your Nutcracker date idea. <3

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1133853954 Taimara Moghani

    LOVE that dress! Like I’ve said before: I think I might have to rampage your closet, neighbor ;)

  • The Fashionable ESQ

    I love the sparkly fashions that come out during the holidays. I am a fan of everything over-embellished, as you know. I thought it was so cool that you & Augi had a date night a the Nutcracker, he’s so sweet <3 :)

    Besitos & Love for you guys!!

    http://www.thefashionableesq.blogspot.com/

  • Anonymous

    You know I love a good sparkle & over-embellished is not a word in my vocabulary. Please. ;)

  • Anonymous

    Can’t wait for the next ballet date!

  • Anonymous

    Thanks! It’s open for rampaging at any time. I actually have a few items up for grabs after a closet clean. :)

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