Dress Like a Lady.

Photography by Jenna Puterbaugh

Dress: Shabby Apple c/o
Watch: Michael Kors
Sunnies: ASOS

This dress is so perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner (I know, crazy to think its time to start planning for those!), or really for any dressier, more elegant occasion! To be honest, I was a little nervous about how this dress from Shabby Apple was going to look on me. The length is a little longer than what I'm used to wearing and, seeing that I don't have long legs, I was a little concerned the dress would just make me look a little frumpy and short. To my surprise, the dress fit me really well (especially when worn correctly -- the last image at the bottom is of my reaction when I realized I had the dress on BACKWARDS (insert laughing/crying emoji here)! The waistline on this dress fits me like a glove! The fabric is really cozy and soft, which is always a plus in my book.

If you have the short legged problem like me (or if you're just a greedy long-legged beauty and want to make your Victoria Secret legs look even longer) I have a secret for ya! When you wear longer dresses like this one, DONT WEAR ANKLE STRAP HEELS! You want to go for a pump that doesn't have anything around the ankle so the eye doesn't break up the leg (sounds painful, I know, but just keep reading). With a pointed pump on, the eye just sees one continuous leg, allowing the top of your foot to trick the eye into thinking its an elongated part of the leg (is this sounding weird or is it just me?). Im serious, try it sometime. I promise ankle-free (not an official term... I don't think haha) heels will make your legs look longer when you're wearing long skirts or dresses. 

PS I've been loving this deep blue on me recently, I've decided its my color ;-) I think the contrast of the dark color with my light hair just does something special; all the blonde ladies out there, do yourself a favor and pick up something royal blue this fall, like maybe this dress! 

Leave me comments or email me! I love reading them :)

xo, shar.

(Right when I realized we had taken a bunch of shots with the dress on backwards....!)

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