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November 15, 2017

How to Style a Slip Dress, Part One

1 How to Style a Slip Dress

Slip dresses and motos are a match made in style heaven. And hopefully this trend will stick around for a whole. I actually wore a similar look but with a pleated midi skirt (see that here) and got tons of #thumbsup from you guys! Thank you!!!

I’ve had this slip dress since late spring and never wore it. As most of you know, I have serious issues with my upper body…more specifically my arms, wide back, and broad shoulders. I really love this slipdress, but I knew I wouldn’t wear it til the weather got a bit cooler. I knew I’d need to wear a moto jacket or open-front cardigan to cover those unpleasant areas.

I paired this look with sock booties, but it’s still perfectly ok to wear with ankle-strap sandals…at least in the South it is. As far as I’m concerned, this is the quintessential date night outfit. Now I just need to find this dress in black and maybe silver.

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In my next post (Friday), I will share how I styled my second (and unexpected) slipdress look…a look I think I prefer more than this one! So be on the lookout for that.

As you read this, I am enroute to LONDON!!!! I’ve been wanting to visit for as long as I can remember and I’m finally heading there! I’m not one to get along with cold and wet weather and I hear that’s how it is this time of year there. At this point, I seriously don’t care. I’m just estatic to make this journey and explore. Make sure you follow me here (or on the sidebar) on Instagram so see all I see, where I go, what I’m wearing, where I’m staying, what I eat, and all the goods and deets! I want to share this journey with you!!!

And just so you know, I will soon be in the process of changing up my blog layout/theme. So if it’s seems things are quite right here, just know I’m changing and improving…all for my one year blogging anniversary. Can’t believe it’s been just about a year!!! Ahhh…

Thank you so much for reading. I love having you here. Grab a glass of wine and stay a while. And as always, have a beautiful day and weekend. XOXO

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45 Comments

  • Reply Joanna

    I love this dress, is definitely a perfect date night dress. The color is so pretty and romantic, and the length is great as well. I would wear a jacket on top too.

    November 15, 2017 at 9:25 am
  • Reply Taylor

    Such a cute look! Definitely going to be stealing if .

    November 15, 2017 at 10:42 am
  • Reply shana

    I love how you managed to pull off a super feminine but edgy look!

    November 15, 2017 at 10:43 am
  • Reply Ni'kesia

    Oh, girl! This dress is beautiful and so are you. Loved the way you paired this together!!

    November 15, 2017 at 11:24 am
  • Reply Donquita

    This is a cute outfit. I love having a simple dress to throw on and jazz up with accessories.

    November 15, 2017 at 12:21 pm
  • Reply Benita

    This dress is not something I would wear, although I think it is so cute, it looks wonderful on you. I love how you added the jacket and boots….and whatever issues you have with your upper body it is not noticeable at all.

    November 15, 2017 at 1:37 pm
  • Reply Jen Temcio

    Congratulations on your one year blog anniversary and on your trip to London. How exciting for you!

    November 15, 2017 at 1:55 pm
  • Reply Maria

    I love your choice for the boots. They really do go well with the dress especially because of both colours and how they compliment eachother so damn well!

    November 15, 2017 at 3:09 pm
  • Reply Ithfifi

    You are always so on point! I wouldn’t know how to wear a dress like this at all but everything you’ve paired it with looks fantastic with the dress, you are a style icon! ? Have an amazing time in London, that is SO awesome! You’ll love it, I am sure! If you get time make sure you head to Oxford Street, I can see you getting along just fine with all the beautiful clothing shops there!

    November 15, 2017 at 3:14 pm
  • Reply Jessica Hughes

    I adore the way you have styled this slip dress with the moto! The color of this dress looks so beautiful on you and I’m loving your boots!

    November 15, 2017 at 5:19 pm
  • Reply Glenda

    The slip dress looks so beautiful on you. I love how you styled it with the leather jacket and handbag. Also, the boots made it look even more stylish.

    November 15, 2017 at 8:07 pm
  • Reply Emily Terrell

    I think this is a really cute look. And pairing it with silver and the jacket would be amazing! Love your style tips, lady!

    November 15, 2017 at 11:12 pm
  • Reply Blair villanueva

    Wow thanks for your tips! I meed more courage to wear a slip dress, but with your tips, I am more motivated to try!

    November 16, 2017 at 1:30 am
  • Reply jill conyers

    I love that color. I have a photo shoot in a few weeks for a yoga website. I need you there to consult on poses ?

    November 16, 2017 at 2:55 am
  • Reply Simply, Apostolia

    Slip dresses always remind me of nightgowns ? Though you styled it really smoothly and you can’t really say it looks like a nightgown.. I don’t think I could wear one of these though.. It’s just not my style ?

    November 16, 2017 at 2:55 am
  • Reply CRYSTAL CARDER

    I would never wear a long dress and boots, but you rocked it! I love the color of the dress, but I could never pass off a long dress.

    November 16, 2017 at 9:23 am
  • Reply Lindsey Schatz

    This dress is so cute! I love that you can dress it up or wear it casual!

    November 16, 2017 at 10:29 am
  • Reply Courtney Blacher

    I love styling dresses with leather jacket (and of course with jeans too). Btw, those boots are absolutely amazing!

    November 16, 2017 at 10:49 am
  • Reply Alicia Taylor

    You look great in that! If you paired it with a blazer, it would give a professional look and you could even wear it to the office. Looking forward to hearing about your London excursion.

    November 16, 2017 at 11:03 am
  • Reply Adaleta

    wow that is such a stunning dress, looks so amazing, i love how you styled it with a leather jacket! Such a great look!

    November 16, 2017 at 1:22 pm
  • Reply Chef Dennis

    That is a beautiful dress. And you look positively breathtaking in it…..sigh I never knew they were called slip dresses but I like them!

    November 16, 2017 at 2:25 pm
  • Reply Crystal

    I love the way that you styled this pretty dress. I love the colour and your purse too.

    November 16, 2017 at 2:28 pm
  • Reply Preet

    I like the dress, especially the color of it, so soft and beautiful. You have styled it so nicely with the jacket and accessories, love the whole look.

    November 16, 2017 at 3:29 pm
  • Reply Andrea

    Sorry – I woulda been a little bit more covered up – but the jacket is real cute, though ?

    November 16, 2017 at 7:09 pm
  • Reply Jessica Bradshaw

    I hope you have the most incredible time in London!! This is a beautiful outfit, by the way. Congrats on the year!

    November 16, 2017 at 7:35 pm
  • Reply Becky Willis

    You look beautiful in this and it is very complimenting to your figure. I like how you paired it with your accessories.

    November 16, 2017 at 9:13 pm
  • Reply Aditi

    I never thought of pairing a slip dress with a jacket like that but you rock the look! The pictures are all classy!

    November 16, 2017 at 10:46 pm
  • Reply Shubhada Bhide

    The slip dress looks so gorgeous and you are very beautiful. I really love your different style, you are awesome. Your bag and shoes are perfect for your outfit.

    November 16, 2017 at 11:09 pm
  • Reply Liz Stephenson

    queeeeen! this is honestly so so pretty.

    November 17, 2017 at 12:06 am
  • Reply Aduke Schulist

    This dress looks great on you and I love the accessories you picked out, but I can’t help feeling like this looks like a nightgown. I’d pass on wearing it myself.

    November 17, 2017 at 12:15 am
    • Reply Candy

      Slip dresses definitely aren’t for everyone. Thank you!

      November 28, 2017 at 11:42 am
  • Reply Ellie Plummer

    That dress really suits you, it’s a lovely colour. Thanks for these useful tips.

    November 17, 2017 at 5:30 am
  • Reply Indu

    Stylish dress and best suited for formal occasions and party times. You look gorgeous in this dress.

    November 17, 2017 at 5:34 am
  • Reply Stephanie Jeannot

    That bag with the fringes is so very Me. The jacket is a perfect pair for it. I do like how the dress is decorated, almost framed in a way and you wear it really well!

    November 17, 2017 at 7:06 am
  • Reply David Elliott

    All I can really say is wow. You look amazing in that dress. I am just so impressed with how good you make that look for you. Beautiful.

    November 17, 2017 at 12:08 pm
    • Reply Candy

      Awww, thanks so much David!

      November 28, 2017 at 11:41 am
  • Reply Kelly Hutchinson

    I think if you are going to wear a slip dress, you ride a fine line between stylish and tacky. You did beautifully with the leather jacket. It is perfect!

    November 17, 2017 at 4:31 pm
    • Reply Candy

      You’re too kind Kelly! I agree, you don’t want it to LOOK like a nightgown. I think a moto jacket definitely helps a lot for that!

      November 28, 2017 at 11:40 am
  • Reply Hey Sharonoox

    I really like the moto jacket and the boots. That’s a pretty color dress and it looks gorgeous on you.

    November 17, 2017 at 4:36 pm
  • Reply Oyinkan

    I like slip dresses. It can be really bland but it’s all about how you style it. Yep ?

    November 17, 2017 at 11:33 pm
  • Reply Ron Leyba

    Looks amazing. Lovely outfit. Great looks too!

    November 18, 2017 at 12:00 am
  • Reply Claire

    I think slip dresses are perfect for any weather, they are so cute yet sexy. That one looks perf on you!

    November 18, 2017 at 1:02 am
    • Reply Candy

      Thank you very much Claire!

      November 28, 2017 at 11:39 am
  • Reply Krystle Cook

    This dress looks like it is so comfy. I love the way you have styled it here with the jacket and boots. Too cute!

    November 18, 2017 at 3:48 pm
    • Reply Candy

      Thank you so much Krystle!

      November 28, 2017 at 11:39 am

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