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Drop It Like It's Hot

0 Leave a Comment Jul 16, 2013
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I will rarely drop it like it’s hot on a dress that’s over $200, but when it comes to a drop waist dress sometimes I just can’t help myself. This weekend we had a wedding welcoming party to attend that called for casual attire. “Casual Attire” or not, I refuse to wear jeans to any wedding function, so I made a pit stop into Theory and found this nice little number.

Not only is it my favorite style {drop waist}, but I think it’s a great dress for day or night with the switch of a shoe.

I find drop waist dresses flattering for almost any body type. For damsels with a longer torso and hour glass figure, this can be a very complimentary dress. However, if you find that you have a shorter torso I would steer clear of this style which will only shorten you even more. It’s also important to pay attention to where the drop happens. For example, drop waist dresses that occur at the hip are not as flattering on me so I choose seams that fall further down on the upper thigh. This is also a good style for women who are bit va-va-voom on the bust as it will help balance you out.

Theory Kaion Dress {$325} // Wedge Court Heel {$100, $50} // Chanel Clutch // Swirly Initial Ring {c/o} // Vita Fede Titan Bracelet {$275, c/o} // Vita Fede Mini Omega Bracelet {$315} // Vita Fede Mini Titan Ring {c/o}

Here are a few more drop waist favorites hovering around the $100 mark:

0 Leave a Comment Jul 16, 2013
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  • What a great dress! I like the cut and the understated color and texture. I’m sure you’ll get a lot of use out of it.
    xo Andrea

  • Mayra

    Great dress and excellent choice. This dress looks amazing on you. Love the shoes! …
    Thanks so much


  • love the pop of red on the chanel!

  • I’m with you on the no jeans to a wedding function….this dress was the perfect alternative!

  • I have a similar dress from free people but have yet to wear it.


  • I always love a good drop-waist dress and this one looks like it will transition nicely into fall – you look gorgeous!

  • I’m not too sure how this particular dress would fit me, but I love it. The texture, color, style – all of it!

  • LOVE those wedges! White shoes are hard to pull off, but you do it well!

    The Style Scribe

  • omg that dress is amazing!
    xx Stephanie (

  • your sunglasses look great with every outfit!! love them!

  • ame

    Looks amazing on you!

  • Beautiful dress, stunning shoes and Chanel clutch… Just perfect 🙂

  • Um, pretty sure I need this dress! Love it! You look beautiful as always.

  • That dress is so beautiful on you! Love it!

    Drop waist dresses tend to look terrible on me not because of my torso (because it’s quite long) but my bubble butt! It always kind of lifts in the back in a very unflattering way! I’ll keep trying though because I love the look of a drop waist dress!

    Love the simple accessories and the shoes you’ve paired this dress with! Gorgeous!

    Bold Subtlety

  • You are so cute! I love your style so much. So happy I came across your blog! Love this simple yet beautiful dress on you. New bloglovin follower.

    -Bree @

  • I always love a good drop waist dress…so versatile and fun! Love the white wedges…I have a pair and I wear them with everything!!

  • This dress is gorgeous! I love the drop-waist shape and that heathered grey tones it down to the perfect degree of casual.

    Chelsea & The City

  • You look great in that dress! Loved all of your photos from Africa : )

    xx Katie

  • pretty dress!
    kw ladies in navy

  • love the vita fede accessories – so pretty. that dress is so unique also!

  • Such a fabulous dress and those shoes are amazing! I so wish they were still available.

  • Sam

    That dress looks lovely on you! I’ve found that drop waists are not the most flattering on me though.

  • Love your style… Love the shoes!

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  • AWWW this post Is TO cute:) and you look SO beautiful.

    Check out my blog…If you want to see some cute eco candles:)

    Have a great day dear

    LOVE Maria at

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