The simplicity of this dress is exactly what first inspired me to buy it—since there's no loud pattern or frilly detailing, there's very little room for error, but it was obviously designed with that in mind. Instead, the satin trim, modest slit, and asymmetrical side-hem are eye-catching in a more subtle way that isn't immediately obvious. The nude color also reminded me of Carrie Bradshaw's own nude slip dress—it was only later, once I was looking through the photos, that I realized I was probably subconsciously channeling her when I picked out the bold Manolo Blahnik sandals to go with it.
Each summer I set out to find a dress that can work for a variety of occasions, from garden parties and bridal showers to date nights and weddings. Most of my closet is dedicated to neutral classics, so I like to mix it up with something that feels fresh. In this case, a pretty ...read more