Red Alert: Wearing this dress because why not?

The little Red Dress

Red Dress! It definitely demands attention. SO where could I wear such a pretty thing? Why not anywhere? It got me thinking about saving outfits for the “right occasion”. I would say this outfit is perfect for date night, but why not wear it just because?

I’m not sure how to start this, because I didn’t have a ‘reason” for getting this dress, I just thought it was beautiful. I don’t know about you, but I’m always a little worried about buying clothes online because it seems to be a gamble. You’re either going to get a decent piece of clothing or some atrocity made in a sweatshop somewhere… but, this dress is one of the things I’ve ordered that FAR exceeded my expectations. It’s BEAUTIFUL, and REALLY well made. This dress from Gianni Bini ( too bad it’s no longer available) is amazing quality, the lace detail is very pretty. It’s that very reason I chose simple accessories as there is a lot of detail on this little dress. The skirt length is below the knee,I wouldn’t have minded if it had been just above the knee. However, with the length of the material I could easily sit down without being too conscious which is always a great benefit of a lengthy dress.

I love the design because it’s conservative without being boring. The neckline is cut to show a hint of skin, but is still incredibly classy. The style is classic and elegant without being over the top. The dress does have an inner lining I’m not overly busty or anything so the inner lining around the bust was a little loose for me but can be fixed. Overall, it’s a lovely little red dress.


Gianni Bini Red Lace Dress (no longer available) similar style (HERE) / ZeroUV – Womens Oversized Bold Rim Round Cateye Sunglasses (Red) / Round Rattan Straw Bag / A’GACI Black Strappy Heels


 

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  1. August 16, 2017 / 1:38 AM

    I’m totally with you on wearing this dress any day or multiple times in a week because it’s just so pretty.
    Red is gorgeous on you Len!

    http://www.fashionradi.com

  2. August 16, 2017 / 6:15 AM

    Fantastic! And that bag!! Gorgeous!

  3. August 16, 2017 / 10:49 AM

    What a gorgeous dress! I also love how red looks on you – suits you so well! You look beautiful! x

    TOUCHOFGS // BLOGLOVIN 

  4. LENA
    August 16, 2017 / 4:02 PM

    Hey! Why Not! I love it! So bold and vibrant! Werk!

    -Lena
    L.E.N.A | Revealed

  5. jodie
    August 16, 2017 / 6:19 PM

    We should all try to make a fabulous statement, because each of us is so unique and wonderful!! That’s why this dress becomes you so much!!!!
    And you have red sunglasses?? That’s so perfect!!
    XOXO
    Jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

  6. August 16, 2017 / 7:12 PM

    That’s a bold and very chic dress! It reminds me of the female dancer in red dress emoji 😀

    xx Alyssa // STYLE VANITY

  7. August 16, 2017 / 8:18 PM

    This dress is so stunning, it reminds me of the salsa lady emoji, haha! Love your sunglasses too x

  8. August 16, 2017 / 9:35 PM

    That is not a little red dress that is a kaboom hot tamale red dress so gorgeous and looks amazing on you. And love the photos too, yes you can see the quality in the dress. Excellent.

    Allie of
    http://www.allienyc.com

  9. August 17, 2017 / 3:42 AM

    Whoaaaa! You look incredible stunning. This dress was made for you! And I love that bag.
    Happy almost Friday, love.
    Xx, Raysa

  10. August 17, 2017 / 4:04 AM

    What an awesome dress, and you always have some spectacular sunglasses to accentuate an outfit with. 🙂

  11. Neha
    August 17, 2017 / 6:45 AM

    Wow Len, this is truly beautiful red dress, I love it…!! You look soooo beautiful my babe like always!
    I love your dressing sense! Those sunnies are no less. Lovely photographs !!

    Kisses, Neha

    The Instyle Journal

  12. August 17, 2017 / 8:31 AM

    this is such a stunning dress and you look fabulous. I do agree with you, why do we always have to have a reason/excuse to wear something that doesn’t fit within ‘every day outfit’ rules. Each day should be a celebration of life and this dress so vibrant and full of life. you look fabulous in red.
    http://www.elegantduchess.com/

  13. August 17, 2017 / 8:56 AM

    Amazing dress ,fits you like a glove and I think red is one of your good colors. I am a fan of just wear it if you feel like it so I relate to what you say. Keep doing you ,darling!
    XoXo,Khloe

    http://khloelocom.weburl.ro/

  14. August 17, 2017 / 12:13 PM

    You look incredible!! This is such an amazing dress, what a gorgeous colour xx
    liv
    livwrites.co.uk

  15. August 17, 2017 / 4:14 PM

    Hey Len, I’m back to blogging for a lil’ bit and catching up on my reading. I totally agree with you, wear a dress just coz. Amongst my friends, I’m known for ‘over dressing’ and I claim and own that tag! Life’s too short and I dress how I feel, haha! Loving this red lace dress, it’s so flattering and timeless. Have a lovely evening, beauty. Xx

  16. Amy
    August 17, 2017 / 5:42 PM

    How fun is this?! Gorgeous dress, and I love that you added red sunnies too.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  17. Gabrielle
    August 17, 2017 / 11:44 PM

    Love how you’re wearing the basket bag trend, and girl you look SO gorgeous in red, wow!!

    aglassofice.com
    x

  18. August 18, 2017 / 12:19 AM

    OMG!!! This is the most beautiful dress I’ve seen on you, and I’ve seen a TON! I love the ruffled hem detail too 🙂

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

  19. August 18, 2017 / 9:01 AM

    Look Amazing in Red!

  20. August 18, 2017 / 3:41 PM

    This dress looks absolutely gorgeous on you, Len! I love the lace details and the mermaid fit. I also love that you’ve added a pop of pink with your lipstick! Thanks for sharing and I hope you have a wonderful weekend ahead!

    XO,

    Jalisa
    http://www.thestylecontour.com

  21. August 18, 2017 / 7:00 PM

    It’s such a beautiful dress and it looks absolutely gorgeous on you. Love how you’ve styled it with the straw bag and cat eye glasses.
    Dora
    http://www.adropofindigo.com/

  22. August 18, 2017 / 9:25 PM

    OMG that red lace dress looks brilliant on you ♥ And love the combination with the straw bag – perfect look!! 🙂

    xxx and have a great weekend,
    Tina.

    http://styleappetite.com

  23. August 18, 2017 / 10:10 PM

    OMG this dress is amazing babe! and I need to find out what camera you shoot with! Your pictures are always amazing!

    Hope you have an amazing weekend babe!
    xx,

    cynthia

    http://www.thesirenconfidential.com

  24. Adi
    August 18, 2017 / 10:59 PM

    Because you look amazing in it! So stunning!
    Adi xx
    fancycorrectitude.com
    instagram.com/fancycorrectitude

  25. August 19, 2017 / 8:35 AM

    I have to agree with you! Why do we sometimes feel the need to save things for a specific special occasion? Why not just wear them!
    You look stunning as usual!!
    Kiri
    Set to Glow
    http://www.settoglow.com.au

  26. August 19, 2017 / 12:51 PM

    I agree, why not? You don’t need a special occasion to wear that beautiful dress! It looks amazing on you! Love the hemline and lace detail!

    Jill
    Doused in Pink

  27. August 19, 2017 / 8:59 PM

    It’s Ok not having a reason to get something, and especially this wonderful dress! It’s really amazing and you look fantastic! I love red, that is my favorite color, and I also loved the glasses! You look fabulous! Hope you have a great weekend!
    DenisesPlanet.com

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  29. August 21, 2017 / 3:48 PM

    This red dress is amazing on you, Len! And I agree! Why not wear something beautiful “just because?” 😉

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  30. August 21, 2017 / 6:04 PM

    Exactly! Why not?! 🙂 I’m always a little hesitant about online shopping too. It’s so convenient but I also like to feel and know the quality of what I’m buying. But hey you can almost always return it.
    -Noelle
    Elle-no.com

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