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Dress #29 - It's the final countdown

 Today's dress is another $10 crossroad's find. I don't wear it so much. It kinda make me feel fat. I really like the bodice detail, but it's just a weird cut. It was cold this morning so I wore my fur-lined earth-boots, which don't let the dress at all. Heels would make me feel prettier.

Oh well, only 2 more dresses and one's a Halloween costume!
It's the final count down, thanks so much for following along with my project and providing your input, support and enthusiasm.

Comments

travelgirl said…
I actually kind of like it with the boots (which are so adorable themselves)...maybe if you paired them with a cute fall cardigan over the dress, it would feel more cohesive? I do like this dress, but there are others you have that I think might be more worth keeping. I'm sad this is almost over!
I freaking love that dress. So purty!! What are you doing for Halloween?
eh, the bodice is cool, but the dress itself doesn't lend to versatility. I've seen you look better. And sooooo looking forward in taking a peek at your Halloween outfit.
I also like it with the earth-boots, Have you ever dissembled dresses, I mean cut out the part you like and put it on another dress? Just a thought. Happy Halloween!

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