Lovely Lavender

Rosy Ruby dress, [old] Floral platforms, Grafea leather backpack, [old] Aldo necklace [similar], Koko&Beau via Rachel @ kokoluxe.com bracelets, Chameli druzy bracelet, Victoria’s Secret bralette

First I just want to say thank you all for the birthday wishes. The response on my last post was incredible and I am so happy!!!! My birthday day was really wonderful, low key and fun. I’m doing a little further celebrating later this month too 🙂 As for this look, we shot this in Santa Cruz (again haha) and it was awkward because so many people were passing by. (Yeah actually we were on a sidewalk and kind of in their way.)

Anyways this dress is in lavender, and I seriously love any shade of purple. The cut is flowy, feminine and playful. It is slightly sheer so I did need a slip. I also wore a Victoria’s Secret bralette under because the top is cut so low, but it works great as a bikini cover up too! 

[I should add that the key to making sure a drop waist dress like this looks good on you is that it shows a good amount of leg! And if you are less than 5’4″ you should aim for a drop waist dress of less than 32″.]
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41 Comments

  1. Filippenka
    July 16, 2013 / 6:00 pm

    So pretty!))Please follow my blog ig you like:)http://filippenka.blogspot.ru/

  2. Connie Tang
    July 16, 2013 / 6:26 pm

    You look lovely in that lavender dress!! xoConniewww.connnietang.com

  3. Connie Tang
    July 16, 2013 / 6:26 pm

    You look lovely in that lavender dress!! xoConniewww.connnietang.com

  4. Live-Style20
    July 16, 2013 / 6:26 pm

    nice pics;DDDnew post !!www.live-style20.blogspot.com

  5. Sara
    July 16, 2013 / 6:40 pm

    Jessica, you look stunning! I love the lavender dress and it looks amazing with the pink bag! well put together outfit!http://sarassweetstyle.blogspot.com/

  6. Živa
    July 16, 2013 / 6:50 pm

    Oh so beautiful! <3 Love the sandals and the dress is great too, unfortunately these dropwaist styles don't look as good on me as they do on you! x

  7. Ladies in Navy
    July 16, 2013 / 6:55 pm

    what a beautiful dress!kw ladies in navy

  8. ALCINA CUNHA
    July 16, 2013 / 7:22 pm

    Mesmo muito gira =)alcinacunha.blogspot.pt

  9. Marta
    July 16, 2013 / 7:47 pm

    Your dress looks really nice!♥♥♥♥♥♥http://www.martasfashiondiary.com/new post: Denim shorts with lace flower.

  10. Lucy Mason
    July 16, 2013 / 8:13 pm

    Beautiful look! Happy Birthday xxwww.itslilylocket.blogspot.com

  11. Sasa Zoe
    July 16, 2013 / 8:43 pm

    nicewww.shallwesasa.com

  12. Emma
    July 16, 2013 / 8:58 pm

    I think this lilac lavender color is gorgeous!​emmastyleguide.blogspot.com

  13. Sam
    July 16, 2013 / 8:59 pm

    I love the color of your dress, but I love your heels more! They are so eye catching but still pretty cute!

  14. Anonymous
    July 16, 2013 / 10:08 pm

    Such a cute outfit! Looking forward to see more cutesy stuff on you 🙂 I absolutely love this colour <3

  15. Linda B
    July 16, 2013 / 10:30 pm

    Oh wow, this is really pretty Jess! Love that floral bottom half of your heel, it adds such a fantastic detail to your stunning shoes 🙂 Enter to win a Snoozer Loser giveaway! The Dragonfruit Diaries

  16. Joana Teixeira
    July 16, 2013 / 11:30 pm

    amazing dress! the color is so beautiful

  17. Jane
    July 17, 2013 / 4:50 am

    Hi Jessica,I've been following your Lookbook and blog for some time and I admire your unique style a lot! You also have really flawless and healthy skin and physique. How did you achieve and maintain your lovely skin and figure?Cheers!

  18. Yuen Lim
    July 17, 2013 / 4:51 am

    Love this look! Very flirty and feminine (:I especially love your selection of jewellery (:The Craziest Paradigm – a 'lil bit of rust & stardust

  19. MissObviously
    July 17, 2013 / 5:56 am

    Hi Jessica,First off I'd like to say I admire your fashion style a lot and you're something of a fashion inspiration for me :DLooking through your lookbook I notice you have many different styles of dress, from punky to casual to feminine… and you rock them all really really well! Does this variety of looks portray your fashion style in real life as well or do you mainly stick to one style? Lately I've been having troubles with what is apparently called "Multiple Fashion Personas"… I like so many different styles but I feel like I'm not cohesive enough and that I should pick one style and stick to it. Being a high schooler it's been a little troubling for me…What are your thoughts and/or advice on this? You seem to be doing fine with multiple fashion styles, so I'm wondering if I should stick with my ambiguity or stick with one unfaltering style?Thank you so much!A fellow hapa…Michelle

  20. Sophia Sanchez
    July 17, 2013 / 6:27 am

    Love your look! Indeed, it's very playful and feminine! Belated happy birthday! :)www.iamsophiasanchez.com

  21. Annie
    July 17, 2013 / 9:02 am

    coolhttp://ccchinachic.com/products/fashion/c-64/

  22. Lubka Christova
    July 17, 2013 / 9:48 am

    Very pretty summer look! I love floaty dresses and these floral block heels are gorgeous! :))Luhttp://balgar-ka.tumblr.com

  23. Ola Herman
    July 17, 2013 / 11:23 am

    Love these photos and everything in all!!!And your outfit is super amazing!!!

  24. Naomi
    July 17, 2013 / 12:24 pm

    I'm still afraid of drop waists because I have big hips. It looks wonderful on you! Love your shoes too~ The Occasional Indulgence

  25. MJ Roldan
    July 17, 2013 / 8:03 pm

    so pretty jess… belated happy birthdayhttp://maryjeanrldn.blogspot.com/

  26. StyleGodis
    July 17, 2013 / 10:41 pm

    fun and bright! Love it! xx, StyleGodis.com

  27. Mei Fleming
    July 17, 2013 / 11:41 pm

    Pink and purple. You wear it so well! Love the unexpected shoes!!Check out my fashion blog when you get a chance.www.eyelikefashion.comxoxo

  28. Designer Style Handbags
    July 18, 2013 / 1:11 am

    Great colors, love the look.

  29. Veri
    July 18, 2013 / 9:25 am

    Amazing dress!

  30. Arra A.
    July 19, 2013 / 4:59 am

    Such a cute dress and I love your bag!ArraStyle Readerhttp://arraabella.blogspot.com

  31. class d amplifier ic
    July 19, 2013 / 1:09 pm

    Love your dress. Never realised that colour of lavender can give such a lovely and classy look. You look great.

  32. Anonymous
    July 23, 2013 / 7:44 pm

    This is one of my favorite outfits that you have posted! Love the sweet lavender dress and all your beachy accessories! Love it!http://foreveranguyen.wordpress.com

  33. StyleGodis
    July 28, 2013 / 9:19 pm

    The combination of the two pastels is so unique and pretty!http://stylegodis.com/

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