What I wore. Black cut out maxi dress

Hi friends and how are you! I am trying to write this post in between child sneezes and nose problems. Got to catch him before he wipes his nose on everything. #momproblems  Such is life. Anywho and whatnot I bet you didn’t come here to the ol bloggeroo to read me talk about the plague or allergy issue running rampant in my house did you? Probably not! So let’s get down to business!

black express maxi

I am doing a bit of a what I wore type of thing today! This dress was one that I was drooling over from EXPRESS for a while. I got it one Christmas while up in upstate NY freezing my bum off. I got it on sale! And have loved it ever since! But, it is one  of those things that I don’t wear often just like a certain jumper. Why? I think it is because the back likes to slide up a tad and you can see my bra back. But, I fixed that with a great basic Tshirt bra from VS.

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I wore my strappy sandals with this dress to give it that more of a “casual vibe” But we all know with heels it would be a great alternative to a LBD.

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Quite honestly just like they say that anyone should have a LBD in their closet I think that we should have a black maxi dress in our closet. Why? Well because in a pinch they are a great outfit. You can wear a denim jacket with them and look great.There is really no thinking involved with wearing a black maxi. No over thinking the outfit. Its just a dress that looks great with mostly anything. A black maxi dressed looks great and begs to have a big statement necklace worn with them!

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See what I mean? The jacket just takes the dress to a different level. Even a moto jacket would be great or a white blazer.

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dress Express I like this one similar// shoes ALDO similar// jacket HM similar// bag Jay M ifchic I like this one // necklace Francescas similar

2016-02-27_14.33.322016-02-27_14.32.40So what do you think? Do you have any black maxi dresses? You should!

 

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14 comments for “What I wore. Black cut out maxi dress

  1. March 8, 2016 at 2:17 AM

    Lovely dress. You look really pretty 🙂
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    • Stephanie
      March 8, 2016 at 8:35 AM

      Thank you so much Radulinka!!!! 🙂

  2. March 8, 2016 at 7:02 AM

    SUPER SEXY DRESS!!! I love it!! I just got one myself that is very similar and I cannot wait to wear it when the weather warms up. I also love how you downplayed it with denim. Thank you so much for hosting with me this week!

    • Stephanie
      March 8, 2016 at 8:34 AM

      Thanks Angie!!!!!! 🙂 I love this dress and really should wear it more! HAHAH. Thank you for having me guest host!!!! 🙂

  3. March 8, 2016 at 11:42 PM

    I love the cutout detail!

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    • Stephanie
      March 9, 2016 at 11:22 AM

      Thank you so much Yuka!!!

  4. March 9, 2016 at 12:59 AM

    such a great look, love your bag

    http://carrieslifestyle.com

    • Stephanie
      March 9, 2016 at 11:22 AM

      Thanks Carrie!!!! 🙂

  5. March 9, 2016 at 5:00 AM

    You look so incredibly sassy, I cannot deal! Haha. So sophisticated in all black and then a bright pink bag for personality, love it!

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    x

    • Stephanie
      March 9, 2016 at 11:21 AM

      Thanks Grace!!!! Hahahaha . I love adding color in handbags or shoes with a monochrome outfit. 🙂

  6. Gabrielle
    March 9, 2016 at 7:56 AM

    This black maxi dress looks lovely on you and especially against your blonde hair! I also love maxi dresses, especially in dark colours.

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    x

    • Stephanie
      March 9, 2016 at 11:21 AM

      Thank you very much!!!! I love maxi dresses they are a must have!

  7. March 9, 2016 at 9:51 AM

    That’s a gorgeous dress on you Stephanie! Love it!

    • Stephanie
      March 9, 2016 at 11:20 AM

      Thank You CAra!!!! 🙂

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