Tuesday, September 2, 2014

This Heart's on Fire

This weekend was one of my oldest (seriously, like birth) and dearest friend's bridal shower. As a bridesmaid there was tons of work to be done and I am exhausted! But the good news? It was super successful and we're almost to her wedding day. Next up? The Bachelorette party. As a straight edge gal, I am fully prepared to drink copious amounts of water and live tweet the heck out of everyone's embarrassment. It's gonna be a swell time.

For the shower, I wanted to wear something "classic". Something that wasn't trendy per se and that I wouldn't hate seeing in photos twenty years down the road. I settled on this dress because I love the soft pink, the silhouette and the classiness of the top.

It, however, was hot and bright when we snapped these. So, I threw on these AWESOME pizza sunglasses that my friend Allison got me for my birthday. I mean, these are basically the best glasses, ever, right? I've been dying to own something with a pizza on it because pizza is my favorite food.

Outfit Details:
Dress: ModCloth (gift)
Shoes: Thrifted
Headband: Gift
Watch: Marc Jacobs (gift from my boyfriend)
Glasses: Gift (from my girl Allison)
17 comments on "This Heart's on Fire"
  1. omg
    pizza sunglasses
    I need these.

    Also love the dreamy pink on you with the rose gold watch!


  2. I had no idea that was pizza on your sunglasses! This is such a classic look, I love the lace and the metallic accents. I'm really excited to see you in your bridesmaid dress, make sure you post a pic!

  3. Ha! Great glasses! And this dress is so sweet! I think it is perfect for a bridal shower! And as someone who doesn't drink, I'm sure you will have the most fun of the night watching everyone else be silly and weird. I rarely drink and when I am not drinking and others are, I find it highly entertaining.

    I am so glad to have found you on Instagram too and thanks for the compliment. I just recently got into it but boy it is SO much better than Facebook.

  4. Pizza on sunglasses! That is insanely brilliant. I love these muted colours on you, it's kind of fairy-like. And can't believe you thrifted those shoes! Very pretty x

  5. Those sunglasses are great! I didn't even realize it was supposed to be pizza in the corners there, I thought it was like little cat ears (because cat ears = cat eyes, or something). That dress is lovely, and very classic, like you said. Love the headband as well, it's really adds a nice bit of sparkle.

  6. You look so classy and pretty Jessica! The whole look just says classic and timeless!!x

  7. I'm dying over these pizza sunnies!! I lmao when I read "Pizza Vision"... lol. You look amazing... killin' it!!!

  8. Oh, you and pink. It is always such a stunning color on you and this pale shade especially. The hairband is another fun touch. So glad the shower was fun! Congrats to your friend!

  9. You look very nice in this dress... the pizza glasses are seriously the best glasses I have ever seen!


  10. I didn't even notice the glasses had pizza- that's amazing! Good call on the classic dress, I have so many photos from monumental occasions that I wonder what I was thinking, haha :)

  11. Those glasses are amazing! Also that dress is very timeless, especially with those shoes. Also do you think its weird that you know someone getting married, maybe its because I never feel my age but if I had a friend getting married it'd be a real reality check for me. Like yes I am of that age and place in my life where stuff like that happens or maybe its just me being weird.

  12. You look so, so classy in this it hurts. And I would've never guessed those cat eye glasses had little slices of pizza on them. What a perfect touch!

    Also didn't know you were straight edge. Very cool. You'll have the joy of remembering the bachelorette party the next day, haha!

  13. YES! I love that you went with classic. Not that I'm getting married anytime soon, but for my own wedding I plan to do classic, classic and more classic. There are enough photos of me at friends' weddings wearing horrible things already - and that was only 8 years ago.

    Also, pizza is amazing. There should be more pizza themed wearables.

    Idealism never goes out of fashion

  14. What a perfect dress for a bridal shower - feminine and romantic! This dress reminds me how I seriously need more lace in my closet. You look so pretty and those sunnies add a little extra pizzazz, don't they?! :)

  15. Love this dress for the same reasons, classic & refreshing lightness! Love that the belt is of the same fabric. The pizza glasses are a great unique/personal touch :) what's your opinion on best pies in Akron?


  16. Those shades are too good. Real pizza status good.

  17. This is such a sweet ladylike look. I had no clue that it was pizza in those glasses. They are really chic.


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