Thursday, October 17, 2013

new in: Glassons EDT boutique wrap dress - orange is the new black

"Look for the woman in the dress. If there is no woman, there is no dress."
- Coco Chanel 

I follow a few NZ fashion media people on twitter and last week I started hearing about the new limited edition
 collection from glassons coming out. I started to get increasingly more excited the more I saw of it, so come 
Thursday morning I luckily had a morning lecture (meaning I was actually awake) and jumped on their website
 to look at buying something from it. I had seen this fire engine orange wrap dress in the media photos and loved
 it but eventually decided to get it since it was the item I thought was most eyecatching and best for my shape. I
really liked the little details like the semi-transparent sleeves and the wrap fastening detail. It arrived super fast (as
 in next day super fast) and though I haven't had something to wear it to yet, I wanted to style/share it because
 I couldn't leave it hidden for long. 

lol I was trying to pat the cat with my shoes to make her go away, she followed us around all afternoon, she 
even made it into the video haha!
wrap dress - glassons (from their new limited edition EDT collection)
bag - mighty purse from Hedgerow
shoes - number one shoes

In my haste to take these photos I forgot two things. 1. I needed to iron this dress (since I ordered it online it didn't come with all its folds steamed out). and 2.This dress requires a slip underneath it. As you might be able to spot from some of the photos, it has large splits up the sides and an unsecured flap (since its a wrap dress). And though these details are gorgeous, they reveal a little too much skin when one is slipless and confronted by wind. I may not have worn it out yet, but I have learnt some important weather/undergarment considerations for when I do!

I also had the opportunity from nzgirl to try out this mighty purse. I did a post about it on their website (here), and also made a video about how it works because I thought it might be easier (and more fun) to explain that way. So if you're interested I've included that below :)


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15 comments:

  1. This is such a sophisticated dress, love the colour and the heels are divine.

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  2. Love those colours together!!
    xx

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  3. Blogging is the perfect excuse to wear pretty dresses we'd otherwise have to wait to wear! That Mighty Purse video was so funny - love it! :)


    ♡jilly
    sorelle in style

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  4. Super cute dress, doll! Digging it on you. :)

    -Ashley
    http://lestylorouge.com

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  5. Love the colour blocking with the contrasting shoes!
    Becca x

    www.prettystrangerz.blogspot.com

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  6. Ooooh I love the combination of this bright orange wrap dress with these fantastic colorblocked heels!

    The Dragonfruit Diaries

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  7. such a pretty color. i've always felt orange was bold color that was easier to wear than red! love the wrap detail.

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  8. Love the simplicity of the dress and the great color combination of this look.
    xoxo
    Christy

    http://www.am2pmchic.com/

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  9. Such a lovely shades of orange and you look great in this outfit (: x

    http://birdiethgirl.blogspot.com

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  10. Oh wow that dress is absolutely gorgeous.That cat is pretty cute too! :)
    http://a-dmiring.blogspot.co.nz/

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  11. Such a beautiful coloured dress! I can see why you bought it :)

    It's nice with the contrasting shoes and neutral clutch too :)

    Away From The Blue

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  12. Love the blue and orange Tara! Gorgeous outfit!

    Anna Czarina

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  13. love ur dress and shoes..u look amazing

    Following you..please follow back http://www.i-am-girly.com/

    love,
    iswarya

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  14. Lovely dress and sandals
    love the colors!

    http://beautyfollower.blogspot.gr

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