Dressin' up to Kill


I'm sure most of you have seen the rest of the Delightful Dozen style this dress. ModCloth was lovely enough to send the Delighful Dozen the Dynamite dress, and we were all going to post on the same day, but my dress decided to take a little jaunt to other places before I found it. It turned out that they had sent it to an address that had the last two numbers switched! So I ran across the street to the apartment complex there and found that address and there it was! It had been sitting on this person's porch for 20 days! I couldn't believe it was still there, they must not use their front door! It was all quite funny to me but I'm glad I finally found it and got to style it!


dress/courtesy of modcloth :: lace dress/lulu e. bebe :: red heels/vintage :: black flats/target

I love it as a sundress, but it also seemed like it would be really easy to try as a skirt, so I folded under the top and tried it out, and I really like it as a skirt too! I feel like this dress would be really fun to wear to maybe a concert or on a cool date (neither of which I have had the pleasure of attending in many months...). It could be a sweet sundress, but I wanted to kind of rock-and-roll it up by adding the lace and studded belt.


See how the rest of the Delightful Dozen styled it at facebook or the ModCloth blog!

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65 comments:

  1. ooh, I love how you styled it as a dress! very tough-girl-chic. one of my favourite ways I've seen it worn so far!

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  2. I love it as a dress. The spike belt with it reminds of me of the look Carrie rocked on the STC movie...which I loved, also. I'm really excited to see your red hair in an outfit post!

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  3. i like the dress; the print and the color of it! :-)

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  4. 20 days? that is so amazing that it was still there. I love the way you styled this, very unique! I am loving seeing this styled in all the various ways!

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  5. wow. what a lovely dress. oh and i really like the black lace top and the black belt. what a great way to make the look a little bit more edgy!!

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  6. both looks are so great, I love the red with black. Luckily it was still sitting there across the street, that's amazing!

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  7. I love the print- you look very pretty too x
    Camilla

    INTOTHEFOLDFASHIONS.BLOGSPOT.COM

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  8. beautiful and your hair reminds me of mine.
    kisses.

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  9. LOVE your nails, and your hair is gorgeous! The dress is pretty sweet too.

    x.S

    materialtherapy.blogspot.com

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  10. I love (even lurve!) the sweet and rockin' contrast between the floral and lace/studs. The backdrop really fits, and I love how the colors pop. Great usage of folding the dress down as a skirt, hurray for innovation. :)

    Toast with Charmalade

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  11. I love the studs and lace combo with this dress

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  12. I think I love the dress more as a skirt - what a spring-y burst of color with the more rock 'n roll black lace et al.

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  13. I love this dress on you guys! You all look great :)

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  14. I love both ways you styled it. Very creative trying it out as a skirt! the lace adds some vintage inspiration to the looks.

    Beautiful!

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  15. great dress! love how you can style it as a skirt too!

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  16. Oh, I LOVE your take on it! The rock-n-roll of it is definitely different & super cool!

    The dress has an abstract pattern, so it's perfect! And, the colors!

    Awesome as a skirt, too! :)

    http://deardearcloset.blogspot.com/

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  17. I love the lace! And I have to say I've been eyeing that modcloth dress. Super cute post.

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  18. Lov how you styled it with the lace and for some reason I like it better as a skirt.

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  19. I love the way it put it all together, my fav look tucked into look like a skirt and the lace shirt love it!!! I love your big hair, ah i cant wait till mine grows back!

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  20. I love how you styled it two ways! Both look so awesome.

    Lulu Letty

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  21. this is the favourite way to wear it that I´ve seen! love the black lace with it, looks gorgeous!

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  22. I really like both incarnations of this dress! The rocker-ish approach looks fabulous.

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  23. This is a beautiful dress! I really love the way you've put it together!

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  24. i love it most as a skirt! so cute.

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  25. I think I love the skirt the most too! :) But I dig both styles!

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  26. You are the queen of layering! I love it as a skirt as well! Too cute!

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  27. Lookin' quite the hotness, my dear! Very refreshing look :D

    LiveLoveLA

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  28. wow, yours is by far my favorite way of styling it. Both as a dress and a skirt. This looks so great, and you're right it does look rock and roll, especially with that lovely dress and belt paired with it.

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  29. Love the way you styled this!! Everyones take on it looks so good, but I think yours and Idee Geniale have been my personal faves. :)

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  30. love how you styled the dress! definitely a favourite!

    heyfancypants.blogspot.com

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  31. That is such a great dress! Loved how you styled it in both ways... and everyone else styled it delightfully!! hee hee. :)

    Hopey you're having a beautiful day!

    xx Love & Aloha

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  32. I love that you paired the dress with the black lace top and the belt...it totally gives it a more edgy feel. I absolutely adore reading your blog, by the way. :)

    http://to-speak-of-many-things.blogspot.com

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  33. Amazing outfit! You will kill with this one :D

    I am a new follower! You will follow me ?

    Xoxo Birgitte

    http://fashionaccordingtobirgitte.blogspot.com

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  34. You're definately killing it with this outfit on. I love it all!

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  35. Love your take on it! Could definitely see it as a dress or skirt for a concert/date. Great stylin'. :)

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  36. Elizabeth, this is amazing! I Love, love, love how you styled it!

    I cannot believe that you found the dress! That is crazy!

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  37. I love how you've worn it as a skirt :)

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  38. i just saw this dress on orchidgrey! it looks fantastic on you both. i really like when you styled it as a skirt. although, you look amazing in both pictures! :) great post.

    xoxo
    http://sweatshirtdressshirt.blogspot.com/

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  39. that's such a lovely outfit. i really love how you matched the lacy black with the red. :)

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  40. ah your hair is amaze!!
    how are you girlie?

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  41. Love how you've styled this with the lace top underneath and the studded belt! so lucky you found your dress!!
    great photos my dear! as always :)
    vicki xo

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  42. I love how you toughened it up with the lace undershirt and belt! Looks great!

    I also LOVE your candy-colored nails! Happy Easter!

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  43. you look adOrable!

    i love that lace dress so much!

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  44. Oh wow, I love the way you styled this! So cool! It looks fantastic both ways, I would have never thought to pair a sundress like this with black lace & studs, but you've pulled it off beautifully!

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  45. I've really enjoyed seeing these delightful dozen posts and I especially like that you showed the transformation of the dress to skirt.

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  46. Mkay - yours is definitely my fave way of styling it. Ugh, I just LOVE this look on you! Amazing!

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  47. Oh it's stunning on you! Perfect for your style!

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  48. . I'm really excited to see your red hair in an outfit post!
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  49. I love the dress with the black lace and studded belt. What a great look!

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  50. oooh I like what you did w/your dress-you took it in such a rock n roll direction, very different from the few others I've looked at. And who are these people that live in the apt. complex across the street? How does a package just sit there for 20 days? Are you sure they're not dead inside that apt.???
    And could you please pull out some of those high school pictures you mentioned (or was that mentioned in the post after this one? can't remember...i've been reading thru some of your posts because I haven't stopped by in a while, so I'm getting reacquainted if you will.) But yes, seeing some highschool pics would be fun!

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  51. oh wow this is amazing!!
    I've thought of wearing dresses as tops under bandage skirts, but never a dress as a skirt!! this looks fabulous!!
    i also love the lace underneath- i'll definitely be trying that with my summer dresses until it gets warmer.
    also, love the belt!! i might have to get myself one of those.
    wow, so inspired. thank you!!

    Charlotte
    girlnextdoorfashion.wordpress.com

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  52. All of the interpretations I have seen so far from the dozen have been so great, and yours is no exception. Looking lovely!

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  53. I love the first look here...ok both looks are amazing! your hair is the perfect complement to both outfits.

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  54. You look absolutely amazing, I love every detail in these pictures!

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  55. I really love the way you've styled it. It goes so well with the lace top! Nice call on that. Yours, Tieka's & Orchid Grey's are definitely my favourites so far. All hail the Delightful Dozen!

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  56. Absolutely delicious.
    I love the look and I love the ring :)

    purple-peeptoes.blogspot.com

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  57. I like the ways you styled it!

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  58. Hey Elizabeth! Been browsing your site and this is one of my fave outfits that I've come across. So nice :) Nikki from Just Fab Reviews




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