The Nutcracker Ballet. // 12.21.14
Skirt: Akira Chicago; Top: Nordstrom; Jacket: Nanette Lepore; Bag: YSL; Shoes: Louboutin.
I channeled my inner Carrie Bradshaw this weekend when I attended The Joffrey Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker. I paired a gold top from Nordstrom with my favorite look for this holiday season — a huge tulle skirt. While it definitely spilled over into the seat next to me, this skirt screams holidays and looked great paired with a wool Nanette Lepore blazer.
Sushi date night at Jellyfish Chicago. // 10.25.14
Dress: Diane Von Furstenberg; Shoes: Louboutin; Bag: Louis Vuitton.
Throwback Thursday-ing it to about two weeks ago when I wore my favorite dress for a sushi date with my man. DVF Zarita dresses are so classic and so chic and a staple every girl should have in their wardrobe.
eShakti. // 10.26.14
Dress: eShakti; Shoes: Louboutin.
I recently received a dress from online custom clothier eShakti. In my unbiased opinion, I must say I had a pleasant experience. I gave them my measurements, chose the dress style online and received it in the mail about two weeks later. The dress itself is a little tricky to get on at first, but once on, the fit is great. The fabric is slightly heavier – very cottony, so you if you like a cotton fabric, this dress is for you. I love the style – it’s very 1960s-classic chic. I can see wearing it to a dinner party or possibly to tea. I paired it here with some nude Louboutin pumps. Overall, I really like the dress, the fit and the fabric. The style is exactly what I was looking for, and would recommend it to anyone who is looking for a dress with a custom fit.
eShakti was so kind as to give me a promo code to share with all you Haute Allure readers! Just enter coupon code ‘hauteallure’ to get 10% OFF when you shop at eShakti – valid now until 11/25/2014. So, if you are looking for a dress for Thanksgiving or the holidays, check them out!
Sunday afternoon at the ballet. // 10.26.14
Dress: Free People; Shoes: Louboutin.
If you live in Chicago, you know the past few days have been BEAUTIFUL! Like 70 degrees and sunny. I totally wouldn’t mind all of fall/winter being like this. I went to the ballet Sunday afternoon, and, since it was so nice out, wore this floral dress from Free People. Both the muted color and the long sleeves made it perfect for fall. And how about those buttons on the back and sleeves?!