This French Connection dress is one I picked up at Belk during its store closing sale at Phipps Plaza, so I got it at a huge discount. I didn't love the dress when I first tried it on, but the color and the way it hugs my body are really flattering, so it's growing on me.
The dress is very tight fitting, and the material is not forgiving, so I have a few tips for wearing it:
First, make sure your strapless bra is seamless. If it has any sort of special design, it most likely will show through the crepe material.
Second, even though the dress has a fit and flare design, wear Spanx underneath, preferably a version that goes up below your breasts. You don't want any lines or lumps showing at your waist.
Dress: French Connection Rose Mesh-Inset Crepe Fit and Flare Dress
The exact dress and a few other variations are available now at Amazon, and you don't have to pay full retail price. This dress in a beautiful magenta is on sale at Amazon for just $26, for example. (For reference, I'm wearing the Cobalt color in a size four.)
You can also find the dress in red, magenta, white and black on the French Connection website. There is also a sleeveless version.
This sleeveless version is also available in white only on Bloomingdales.com.
Shoes: Jimmy Choo Nude Tallow Sandals
Somehow, we're already midway through July, and I feel like the summer is just flying by so fast. I'm trying to enjoy it while I can, though I'm working more than ever. I'll leave you with the song that inspired the name of my post today: the 1987 hit, Electric Blue.