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If you give me a reason to go glam, I’ll take it there.  When I was younger, I would change clothes multiple times a day until my mom would tell me, “this is the last one! This is your last outfit today.”  Born this way.  One of my favorite birthday gift memories was a bag full of older lady hats, gloves, glasses, etc. that my mom bought second-hand at an estate sale for me to play dress-up in. Brilliant!

SO, all of that to be said – I love a reason to get dressed up and this Lulu’s two-piece set is bringing the ooh-la-la in a big way.  I love the contrast in the flouncy top and fitted skirt, and something about it feels formal enough without being over the top.

gold caged heelsholiday glam look
black two piece evening gownbeige fur clutch
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top and skirt c/o Lulu’s | heels c/o | clutch c/o | sunnies | earrings c/o | pave chainlink bracelets c/o | stacked ring – old, love this one, this one and this one

Would you guys wear something like this to a black tie holiday event, and do any of you actually have a black tie event to attend this month? I’m jealous – you guys know we’re so casual for everything out here in California!

Thanks so much for reading – hope you guys are having a beautiful week, and don’t forget to enter yesterday’s outfit giveaway! XO –

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  1. Oooooooo – girl can wear a DRESS!! You look gorj-wah, just perfect! Classic in black, yet also edgy, different, fun.

    And yup, I’d def wear this to a black tie event!

    1. Thank you for the love, Ann! I don’t wear fitted stuff that often, so I appreciate the confidence boost! Hugs to you XO –

  2. Hi! Do you mind sharing what size is pictured? I would like to order but am trying to decide on what size I should get. Thank you!!

    1. I’m wearing my normal size and I would say it’s fitted. If you want the skirt fitted, go with your normal size – if not, I would recommend sizing up. Hope that helps!

  3. Oh gosh this reminds me of when I had to get my mum and dad from a ball my dad’s company was invited to. I had to pick them up and everyone was dressed to the 9’s!! I didn’t know that I was going to have to go into the hotel to get them ( I was wearing jeans and a jumper) I wish that I’d have worn something like this.
    It would have been so much better and I cold have stayed and partied 🙂
    Thanks for the amazing post1
    Amelia
    thecurlyhairedgirl.org.uk

    1. I love this story – sounds like something I would totally do! And your UK “mum,” seriously – can I move in? You’re adorable. Thank you for sharing! XO

    1. Thank you pretty lady! I tried curling it in a more “beachy” way than normal and I feel like I got way more lift – go figure!

  4. Is your midsection definitely showing in this dress? On the website it looks like it but yours doesn’t. I love it and would love to get it for Mardi Gras but I can’t have anything hanging out! Haha, thanks!

    1. Mine isn’t really, but I think t depends on body type, how tall you are and how long your torso is. I’m 5’7″ and I think I have a pretty long torso if that helps at all!

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