Looking Back, Looking Forward

Spring/summer classic. There is nothing easier in the spring and summer than a dress that flatters. And, this eyelet dress with its exquisite details is a flatterer. It features a classic A-line design, sweetheart neckline, gathered bust seams, and a smocked panel at the center back. A chic look is created when paired with sueded metallic peep toe pumps. This dress flatters in spring and summer’s favorite eyelet, and hence is a modern classic
Dress—Liz Claiborne via Macy’s Shoes—Jessica Simpson via Nordstrom

Eyelet design Close-up:


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  1. April 23, 2008 / 6:00 pm


    This is the best dress ever!! You look so cute and amazing.

  2. April 23, 2008 / 9:20 pm


    I can’t believe this color on you. My eyes popped. The fabric is fascinating.

    (“I wish I had a closeup of it!”) Come on, you knew it was coming . . .

  3. April 23, 2008 / 9:24 pm

    WOW, you look AWESOME.
    Love your dress, soooo flatering.

    Is the weather good to wear it?
    If so, lucky girl, I envy you.


  4. April 24, 2008 / 2:07 am

    Absolutely gorgeous! I have been waiting on the metallics. I really like this look. Amazing look!

  5. April 25, 2008 / 2:59 am

    Beautiful dress!!!

  6. April 25, 2008 / 8:58 am

    Secretista: Thank ya!

    Enc: Lol. Taking notes on what color makes Enc’s eyes pop. Will definitely have to incorporate this color more. Close-up coming up! I dropped the ball on that one…lol.

    Seeker: Thanks! And yes, it was 81 degrees with evening low temperatures in the mid 60s. Can you believe it? Just like that, summer weather was here.

    Sara: Ah yes. Finally, I get to wear and show a metallic. I will have to pull out some more pics with metallics. Thanks Sara!

    Lj: Thanks for coming by!

  7. April 27, 2008 / 4:33 am

    Thanks so much for the closeup!

  8. April 29, 2008 / 8:01 pm

    gorgeous dress, that would work really well for a daytime wedding.

  9. April 29, 2008 / 8:03 pm

    Enc: No prob!

    Budget Babe: Right on. That is exactly where I wore this–an afternoon wedding!

  10. April 30, 2008 / 9:29 pm

    no way!! i’m sure you received lots of compliments… just make sure you don’t out-do the bride! 😉