Tuesday, January 15, 2013

On to morning stars

There are quite a few benefits of being friends with local bloggers and one of the best? Being in the same size range. Rachel let me borrow this beautiful American Rag dress. It's definitely a little out of my style comfort range (super form fitting dress, EEK), but I am in love with the hippie vibe and the low cut back. The weather surprised me with a 65 degree day and I couldn't resist wearing this out.

When it comes to lips, my lips demand high quality lip stick. Anything sold at the drug store melts off my lips and makes me look like I tried applying it with a crayon. Which is why I haven't fully committed to loving lipstick. I had (and lost) the perfect red and have been on the hunt for a replacement. Like everything else, I prefer pink and coral, but red is a nice basic color pop. My friend's lady showed up a couple weeks ago wearing this beautiful matte Sephora lip stain. I bought it the next day! It was only $12. I was weary of a lip stain as it's like lip gloss, but it's long lasting and deep. I highly recommend that line.

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Outfit Details:
Dress: Rachel
Shoes: Gift
Belt: C/O Versona
Hat: Francesca's
27 comments on "On to morning stars"
  1. what a perfect dress! i love anything lace, especially lace with long sleeves! you are gorgeous girl!

  2. This dress is gorgeous! I love how the back shoes off your tattoo perfectly. Also loving both your hair and lipstick, definitely going to check out Sephora lip stains now!
    xo hannah

  3. This dress is ammmmazing!!! I love the low cut back so much, anything low cut in the back is an instant love for me. Your lip stain colour is so perfect too, Such a gorgeous look!!

  4. What a perfectly lovely dress Jessica and the lipstick is just a lovely shade for it! How lucky you are to live so close to other bloggers!

  5. It's perfect that the shape of the back fits your tattoos. I don't know how you give some of these things back when you do the clothing swaps!

    One of my goals for 2013 is to wear lipstick regularly. I am still learning how to put it on properly and believe that I don't look OTT but I am looking to invest in a couple of shades. May have to hunt down the UK Sephora on the weekend.

  6. The entire outfit looks amazing and so comfy! And I love the red lipstain...I'm a really big lipstick fan myself. But at the moment not wearing it as often as I like because I've got braces...I also really love your tattoo!! That is the cutest!

  7. That dress is gorgeous on you! The delicate lace is so pretty. I have tried a few lip stains, and I like them. They're more reliable than lip stick if you don't fill your lips, which I never do. :) <3


  8. What a beautiful dres - it is differnt for you but I love it! And that ring too! So awesome.

    And I think I have the lip stain you are talking about. Sugar lip balm is amazing too.

    <3 katherine
    of corgis and cocktails

  9. This dress is great on you - love the plunging back! And that hat is really just amazing, looove the chain detail!

    <3 Megan

  10. Love this look! Anything that shows off that amazing tattoo.

  11. oh my lord that dress is so so so beautiful!!!!!!! and i just love the plunging back and damnnnnnn i wish i had sephora near me i love that lip stain!!

  12. That dress is so adorable! And I think that it looks amazing on you. Also, your hair is so great.

    I'm going to have to try out that lip stain; Sephora here I come!


  13. Yes!!!! It looks so amazing on you. As soon as I saw it was backless I knew I had to see it on you - perfect for the tattoo!!

  14. You are babin' in this shade. It looks perfect on your skin tone!

  15. You really know how to pull off a gorgeous red lip! I love this dress on you. I'm not a big fan of form fitting anything either, but sometimes (like this time) it just works. Annnnd I'm kind of obsessed with your ring :)



    Southern (California) Belle

  16. gorgeous lace dress and love the hat :) if you enjoy my blog too, would you like to follow each other? xo jess

  17. You look gorgeous! <3 I love, love this outfit!

    I totally know what you mean about quality lip products! I don't use any lip products from the drugstore besides chapstick/lip moisturizing stuff because it comes off so easily and I get tired of having to re-aply it 20 times a day! :-P Glad you found something that works!

    Also, I am seriously in love with your hat. I've never been much of a hat person, but last summer I borrowed my sisters big, pink, floppy hat and I've been wanting to wear more ever since. I just need to find the perfect black one...

  18. This is perfection. You really look so lovely and girly <3 I found your blog and I want to stay forever. Now I'm following you <3


  19. The dress is beautiful and it looks great on you, and the pop of color on your lips is perfect. I will check the stain out next time I go to Sephora.

  20. That dress is beautiful and it showcases your tattoos (ahh it's so cool) so nicely!

  21. This outfit is divine!


  22. You look very glamorous in these photos. I love the lip color.

  23. This dress looks wonderful on you! I love how it shows off your tattoo in the back too. Your hat and boots look fantastic with it too. And this shade of lipstick is gorgeous!


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