Hi-low Dresses

So as you may have seen from my livetweeting and instragramming, my brother's graduation was a complete success. We all got dressed up (had to do some last-minute cardigan shopping, but life's life) in our nice suits and heels and dresses. 

I finally got to wear an Urban Outfitter's dress that I bought a few months ago. It was one of those sale-rack dresses and then they had the half-off all sale items promotion--totally my thing. I basically refuse to buy anything not on sale. The dress fit perfectly--except for that one small detail of the zipper being completely ripped and ruined. But I new it was love.

Urban was totally willing to give me an extra 10% off the dress because it was ripped...so I saved a couple more dollars there and then ran the dress straight over to the dry cleaner's, where they fixed the zipper in no time. So I guess the moral of this small story is that damaged material at a store may not be complete losses? The money I saved from the extra discount ended up covering what I spent to have it fixed at the cleaners. I'm glad I asked!

Anyway, what I loved about this dress was the high-low hem--I can't get enough of it these days. I think it is such a pretty effect, and it works great with both casual and more fancy dresses and skirts.

Here are a few of my favorites...

Delia's - bit.ly/JKgmHx 
Charlie Jade via Nordstrom - http://bit.ly/M2DD85

Way-in via Nordstrom - http://bit.ly/LhPn5w

Lulu's - http://bit.ly/KwFC3V
Free People - http://bit.ly/MJNFWC

Lulu's - http://bit.ly/NJp4rQ

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Monday, June 18, 2012

Hi-low Dresses

So as you may have seen from my livetweeting and instragramming, my brother's graduation was a complete success. We all got dressed up (had to do some last-minute cardigan shopping, but life's life) in our nice suits and heels and dresses. 

I finally got to wear an Urban Outfitter's dress that I bought a few months ago. It was one of those sale-rack dresses and then they had the half-off all sale items promotion--totally my thing. I basically refuse to buy anything not on sale. The dress fit perfectly--except for that one small detail of the zipper being completely ripped and ruined. But I new it was love.

Urban was totally willing to give me an extra 10% off the dress because it was ripped...so I saved a couple more dollars there and then ran the dress straight over to the dry cleaner's, where they fixed the zipper in no time. So I guess the moral of this small story is that damaged material at a store may not be complete losses? The money I saved from the extra discount ended up covering what I spent to have it fixed at the cleaners. I'm glad I asked!

Anyway, what I loved about this dress was the high-low hem--I can't get enough of it these days. I think it is such a pretty effect, and it works great with both casual and more fancy dresses and skirts.

Here are a few of my favorites...

Delia's - bit.ly/JKgmHx 
Charlie Jade via Nordstrom - http://bit.ly/M2DD85

Way-in via Nordstrom - http://bit.ly/LhPn5w

Lulu's - http://bit.ly/KwFC3V
Free People - http://bit.ly/MJNFWC

Lulu's - http://bit.ly/NJp4rQ

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3 Comments:

At June 19, 2012 at 10:30 PM , Blogger mom2kmjx2 said...

I like them. I am very short and have to go with short dresses but these are 2 cute.

 
At June 20, 2012 at 10:14 PM , Blogger Kristi said...

I don't really like this hemline on me but I would be willing to give that formal a try! It's a knock-out!

 
At June 7, 2013 at 9:17 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love it so much when women wear the high-low dress, it just looks so elegantly beautiful and graceful the way the dress flows like water with its light airy fabric. It just looks so pretty and feminine on any girl who wears it. Usually I think fashion trends are detached from reality on what really looks good, but I'd say the fashion industry hit a home run with this beautiful work of art. The high low dress is probably the most beautiful new dress invention of the 21st century. And I've heard that they're comfortable, so that means a girl might "dress down" by wearing a jaw-droppingly beautiful dress because it's comfortable. Yet another reason to love this fashion trend.

 

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