Tag: Gowns

Barbie Girl in a Barbie Ornament World

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I am not ashamed to say you’re looking at a former Barbie girl—whether it be in car rides, the bath tub, or even a trip to Ireland, I almost always had a gorgeous plastic lady in hand. More than the dolls themselves, I loved the fashion outlet they provided. I often created my own dresses by wrapping bandannas and strips of fabric into fabulous ballgowns, topping off the outfit with minuscule heels and the perfect hairdo. Of course, no formal attire was complete without an extravagant backstory as to where Barbie would be wearing her mini-couture gowns. I was a fashion designer, and my dolls were my runway models. Continue reading “Barbie Girl in a Barbie Ornament World”

My First Tailoring Experience

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As you may remember, I shared a blog post less than a month ago about my prom outfit, including a gorgeous mauve colored tulle dress, elegant make-up, a curly up-do, and silver accessories. I also mentioned my “dress debacle” although I did not disclose the full story. That’s the purpose of today’s post, as well as sharing my first experience with a tailor. Continue reading “My First Tailoring Experience”

Prom Ready

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With the Oscars last night and prom just a few weeks away, I thought it was the perfect time to round up a few formal dresses for you to shop. To my surprise, I had quite a difficult time finding dresses I like. So many of them are tacky, unflattering, too expensive, or all of the above! Most of the dresses I found are relatively simple, but simple is better when compared to a gaudy dress with big plastic jewels and way too much tulle. Like with anything, a simple dress can be decorated with fun and pretty accessories.

I found 14 dresses for y’all to shop (all $120 or cheaper), and I separated them into categories below. Are you a girly girl? Got you covered. 😉 Do you like things a little edgier? I have some options for that too! Keep on scrolling, girl.

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