Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Radiant Chaos

      I absolutely love the color red, I especially love wearing the color red.  I am also extremely excited to talk about this outfit because we recently had a Torrid open up in the nearby mall, and I pretty much raided them around Christmas time for this look.  I have bought a few things from them online in the past but was semi reluctant just because I hate shipping things back.  This whole outfit I received for Christmas even though I picked it all out, I felt it was perfect for this topic. The dress is black with flocked velvet polka dots and I actually sized down because of the armholes, it is very roomy in my opinion.  I am wearing Torrid's size 3 in the dress and the cardigan.  As you can see it is winter here so I paired this lovely dress with a basic open cardigan from Torrid in this radiant red color.  If I am going to wear red it is definitely going to be this deep blood red because I feel it looks the best on my skin tone.   I am loving this skater dress trend, I feel like it is a shape that would look flattering on any body type.  I paired this outfit with some simple leggings from Wal-Mart in black, and my favorite black boots from Lane Bryant.  I will also note that I bought two pairs of tall boots this year from Lane Bryant and both were accommodating with extra room to my bigger calves. I know they are no longer available online but maybe some of the stores still have them.  I also made my sister do my hair in these gorgeous rosette type pin rolls just for something a little special.  I topped off my look by wearing the most amazing lip color I have found to date.  It is from NYX in the color Chaos, I bought this at Ulta for around $4.00 or less and it is so smooth.  I felt like I needed to mention this lipstick because I will be going back to get other colors, you cannot beat that price.  I will link below the items in case you want to see the different things on the models.   

 Flocked Polka Dot Dress
                                                                                       Drape Front Cardigan

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  1. You look gorgeous! Red really is your color.

  2. Red. Red. Red + BOOTS. Sexyliscious. I'm in love with the skater shape too. It makes me swoon (as you can tell by my YouTube channel GlitterOdyssey).... XOX Mary

  3. Cute outfit & I love your hair!

  4. Beautiful pictures!! And yes! red is your color! :D I love that dress too!

  5. Love the whole thing, especially your hair!

  6. You wear red and black so well. Beautiful against the snow. Love the curls too.

  7. I love your outfit and hair! I will confirm that dress runs large. I'm hoping to exchange mine for a smaller size as soon as this nasty weather clears up!