My sister got married in 2006, and chose a really gorgeous bridesmaid dress for me to wear. It was so elegant and so flattering, and I held onto it these past 4 and a half years, always hoping I would have another occasion that would call for a floor-length black gown. Amazingly, that occasion hasn't yet popped up. You would think I would be attending black tie affairs every weekend, right? I have considered wearing it to go through the Whataburger drivethru while grabbing some HBCBs though...
Anyway, I decided that although I love the dress as it is, if I ever want to wear it again (and I do), some changes were going to need to be made. Here's the before:
And one of the funniest pictures of me wearing it at my sister's wedding:
I look totally devastated, but I'm not! Seriously, I love my bro-in-law! I was really happy! And Kelsey is so pretty!
I digress. Lately, I've been really into the peplum silhouette: a pencil skirt underneath, flared skirt around the hips. Kind of like this one: